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Delaware launches workplace charging programme

Wilmington, Delaware

US state to offer rebates of up to 75% on workplace charging equipment Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is looking to encourage businesses, non-profit organizations, and local governments to install EV charging stations for employee use, via the newly launched Delaware Workplace Charging Program. Participants in …

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Voltia excels in German tender

Voltia Nissan eNV2000 Maxi

EV fleet manager and Streetscooter win tender for BV1 Selbsthilfgruppe Voltia and Streetscooter have won a tender to provide up to 200 electric light commercial vehicles to the BV1 Selbsthilfgruppe, a consortium of companies in Germany interested in using electric light commercial vehicles in their operations. Voltia and the German …

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Siemens to build third eHighway in Hesse

eHIghway in action. Source: Siemens

Electric truck powerline will connect transport links outside of Frankfurt Siemens has been commissioned by the German state of Hesse to build an overhead contact line for electrified freight transport on a 10km stretch of autobahn. This would be the third such “eHighway” the engineering conglomerate has worked on, following …

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Daimler helps fund autonomous flying taxi

Volocopter 2X

German firm Daimler invests US$29 million in self-flying taxi innovator Volocopter Volocopter – the German start-up behind the futuristic electric vertical take off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft – has received a total of around US$30 million from investors including Daimler and technology investment firm Lukasz Gadowski. Funds will be used …

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