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Peugeot unveils vision of future with e-Legend concept

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The Peugeot e-Legend concept has a 600-km range Peugeot will unveil its vision for the future of mobility at this year’s Paris Motor Show (October 4-14) – a 100% autonomous, electric and connected vehicle called the e-Legend concept. As the automotive industry undergoes a transition in energy and fuel types, …

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New Flyer pledges to CALSTART’s Global Commercial Drive to Zero

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The pledge aims to have zero emission vehicles dominate new sales by 2040 New Flyer of America, the US subsidiary of NFI Group, the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, has signed on to CALSTART’s Global Commercial Drive to Zero (D2Z) pledge in …

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Lucid signs investment agreement with Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia

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The investment will help fund the release of the Lucid Air in 2020 Lucid Motors has executed a US$1-billion+ investment agreement with the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, through a special-purpose vehicle wholly owned by PIF. Under the terms of the agreement, the parties made binding undertakings to …

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SmartCharge Nashville to help prepare city for growing power demand from EV drivers

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SmartCharge Nashville will study the area’s readiness for EV adoption FleetCarma and The Tennessee Valley Authority, with Nashville Electric Service and Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation has launched SmartCharge Nashville. This project will be a voluntary study in and around the Nashville area to understand how the city can prepare …

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Nissan strengthens Formula E partnership with stake in e.dams

Nissan strengthens Formula E Partnership with stake in e. dams

Nissan and e.dams have begun testing the all-new Gen2 Formula E car Nissan has strengthened its partnership with e.dams by purchasing a stake in the championship-winning racing organisation, ahead of Nissan’s debut in the ABB FIA Formula E electric street-racing championship. Nissan is joining Formula E as the first Japanese …

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Tritium receives US DOE funding

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Tritium will receive US$400,000 to develop is custom charging head Tritium, a manufacturer of electric vehicle high-powered charging solutions, is receiving a portion of US$3.2 million in US federal funding awarded to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) for developing an extreme fast charging system that can connect to the …

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UK independent battery maker to open factory in 2019

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Hyperbat will open its factory in Coventry, England The UK’s largest independent vehicle battery manufacturer will open in early 2019 in Coventry, creating around 90 new jobs, at a new, multi-million pound, high-tech facility that will produce batteries for future hybrid and electric vehicles. The factory will be operated by …

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