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E.ON Drive opens ultra-fast charging station on German motorway A3

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The new charging station is E.ON Drive’s first in Germany E.ON Drive has opened its first ultra-fast charging station in Germany, located on the A3 motorway at Autohof Strohofer in Geiselwind, between Würzburg and Nuremberg. Batteries of the latest generation of electric cars have a range of 400 km after …

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Keolis launches autonomous electric Canadian shuttle

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The project will be the first autonomous electric shuttle in Canada Keolis, a pioneer in autonomous shared mobility, has launched the first pilot project for a 100% electric autonomous shuttle in Candiac, Quebec. The projects is a collaboration between through Keolis subsidiary Keolis Canada and its partner NAVYA, supported by …

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Yara selects Norwegian shipbuilder Vard for zero-emission vessel

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The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel will be by ready to operate in 2022 The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel is one step closer to launch, as Yara signs a deal with Vard worth around 250 million Norwegian kroner (US$29.6 million) to build the vessel. Vard …

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EDI reveals new school bus drivetrain

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The new EV drivetrain rounds out EDI’s North American school bus portfolio Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions, has announced the availability of its EDI PowerDrive 4000ev, ideally suited for Type-A school buses. The Class-4 offering rounds …

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InstaVolt charging project shortlisted for national award

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The winner of the award will be announced on September 13 A project to install rapid electric vehicle chargers at petrol forecourts has seen charging station company InstaVolt shortlisted for a national award. The company has been named as a finalist in the ‘Innovation’ category of this year’s Forecourt Trader …

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Penske Truck Leasing joins CharIN to promote EV charging standards

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CharIN aims to promote charging standards for EVs US transportation services company Penske Truck Leasing has joined the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN), a worldwide industry alliance focused on promoting combined charging system (CCS) as the global standard for charging electric vehicles of all types. Penske will focus its attention on …

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HORIBA to acquire battery and fuel cell company FuelCon

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The acquisition is part of HORIBA’s move into EVs HORIBA Europe has agreed terms for the acquisition of FuelCon AG. FuelCon will become part of HORIBA Automotive Test Systems – a leading supplier in the fields of engine, driveline, brake and emissions test systems. The completion of the transaction is …

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