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Porsche and Audi develop joint architecture for electric vehicles

Porsche and Audi develop joint architecture for electric vehicles

Feb 19, 2018 Europe
The goal of the cooperation, which will create a pioneering architecture called the Premium Platform Electric, is to shape the mobility of tomorrow together and to put future electric vehicles on the market more quickly.
Southern hemisphere's largest electric car sharing scheme launches

Southern hemisphere's largest electric car sharing scheme launches

Feb 16, 2018 New Zealand
The largest 100 per cent electric car-sharing scheme in the Southern Hemisphere has been launched in New Zealand.
Webinar Thursday 22 February - Electric Buses 2018-2038

Webinar Thursday 22 February - Electric Buses 2018-2038

Feb 9, 2018 Worldwide
IDTechEx will be holding a free webinar on Thursday 22 February titled Electric Buses 2018-2038.
BP installing electric vehicle chargers in UK forecourts

BP installing electric vehicle chargers in UK forecourts

Jan 31, 2018 United Kingdom
BP announced that its venturing business has invested $5 million in FreeWire Technologies Inc, a US-based manufacturer of mobile electric vehicle rapid charging systems, and plans to roll out FreeWire's Mobi Charger units for use at selected BP retail sites in the UK and Europe during 2018.
First new TX eCITY London taxi handed over to London cabbie

First new TX eCITY London taxi handed over to London cabbie

Jan 23, 2018 United Kingdom
It's a landmark day for London and its thousands of taxi drivers and passengers as the very first all-new electric TX taxi from the London EV Company has been handed over.
IDTechEx TVGM to make autonomous car without steering wheel or pedals in 2019

GM to make autonomous car without steering wheel or pedals in 2019

Jan 16, 2018 Worldwide
General Motors filed a Safety Petition with the Department of Transportation for its fourth-generation self-driving Cruise AV, the first production-ready vehicle built from the start to operate safely on its own, with no driver, steering wheel, pedals or manual controls.
600 Euros towards electric vehicle home charger unit

600 Euros towards electric vehicle home charger unit

Jan 2, 2018 United Kingdom
A new government funded support scheme has been introduced to assist homeowners install an electric vehicle charge point on their property.
Electric taxi ready for Europe

Electric taxi ready for Europe

Dec 27, 2017 Norway, United Kingdom
LEVC (London EV Company) announces that Oslo-based Autoindustri is its chosen importer for the new electric taxi. This marks the second deal to export the TX eCity to Europe, following a deal signed with Dutch mobility firm RMC which was announced earlier this year.
Strong demand for the Panamera with hybrid drive

Strong demand for the Panamera with hybrid drive

Dec 12, 2017 Germany
Around 60 per cent of all new Panamera models that have been delivered in Europe were equipped with a hybrid drive. The new Panamera plug-in hybrid models were launched on the European market in June 2017.
5,000 StreetScooters in service at DHL , Tesla trucks on order

5,000 StreetScooters in service at DHL , Tesla trucks on order

Dec 1, 2017 United States
Deutsche Post DHL Group plans on being the industry's driver of electromobility and market leader in green logistics. Its e-mobility initiative is also part of its ambitious GoGreen program, an environmental protection project that will help Deutsche Post DHL Group become the first logistics company to reduce all logistics-related emissions to net zero by 2050.
Fast charging station network starts to take shape

Fast charging station network starts to take shape

Nov 29, 2017 Worldwide
IONITY, which was founded only a few weeks ago, is taking off quickly. The joint venture of BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen with Audi and Porsche has formed initial strategic partnerships for the realization of its "High-Power-Charging" network for electric vehicles in Europe.