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Heliox creates Central and Eastern Europe’s first fast charging network

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Heliox its OC 450 kW chargers for an electricity bus network in the Czech Republic Heliox has provided a fast charging network for the first electric bus network in Ostrava, the Czech Republic. This project is remarkable as it is the first fully electric bus fleet in the Czech Republic …

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Energy Commission approves US$8-million grant for hydrogen fuel cell station

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The fuel cell station will source its hydrogen from renewable biogas The California Energy Commission has voted to approve an US$8-million grant to develop a high-capacity hydrogen fuelling station to service and promote the expansion of zero-emission fuel cell electric Class 8 drayage trucks at the Port of Long Beach. …

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USABC awards Li-ion battery recycling project to Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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USABC’s funding will help WPI demonstrate its process to recycle Li-ion batteries The US Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC), a collaborative organisation of FCA US, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, has announced the award of US$1.08 million to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts for Phase II of a …

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eMotorWerks and EO Charging to deliver UK’s and Europe’s smartest home EV charger

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eMotorWerks will integrate its JuiceNet software with EO Charging’s EO Mini Pro charger eMotorWerks, a subsidiary of Enel’s advanced energy services global business line Enel X and a leading provider of intelligent and cloud-connected smart-grid charging solutions, and EO Charging, one of the UK’s leading domestic and fleet EV charging …

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ABB invests in the future for e-mobility with new research centre

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ABB’s new R&D centre will be ready in 2019 ABB is building a new, fully sustainable, global headquarters and R&D centre to advance its market leading position in EV charging infrastructure. The US$10-million, 3,600-square-metre facility, due for completion in June 2019, emphasises ABB’s commitment to advancing developments in the field …

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InMotion Ventures invests in Arc Vector electric motorcycle

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The Arc Vector electric motorcycle was showcased at the Milan Motorcycle Show Arc has pioneered Vector – the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle with Human Machine Interface (HMI). InMotion Ventures has invested, along with Mercia Fund Managers, the proof of concept and early stage fund, which is part of the Midlands …

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Harley-Davidson LiveWire makes European debut

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Harley-Davidson has revealed a number of technical specifications about its LiveWire electric bike at Milan’s EICMA show Harley-Davidson has revealed details about its LiveWire electric bike at the company’s Milan press conference of the EICMA show. Due for release in 2019, LiveWire will spearhead Harley-Davidson’s full portfolio of electric motorcycles, …

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PG&E proposes to establish new commercial EV rate class

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PG&E will use a subscription model similar to mobile phone data plans Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to establish new commercial electric vehicle charging rates to help drive more rapid customer adoption. PG&E’s proposal will make EV charging …

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Nikola launches hydrogen-electric truck for European market

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The Nikola Tre will be on display on April 16-17 at Nikola World in Phoenix In response to widespread interest from European customers, Nikola Motor Company has created a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets. Guests at the April 16-17 Nikola World in Phoenix will be able to view a prototype …

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