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Hungary’s Mobiliti orders Tritium fast chargers

Representatives from NKM Mobiliti and Tritium

100 e-chargers to be installed in strategic locations by the end of 2018 NKM Mobilitas (Mobiliti), a subsidiary of National Utilities, the state Hungarian utilities provider which supplies gas and electricity to 4.2 million households, has ordered the first 12 Veefil-RT 50-kW DC fast chargers from Brisbane-based Tritium. The fast …

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Hydrogen train gets the green light for commercial operation

A Coradia iLint train

Two Coradia iLint prototypes will enter pilot operation in the Elbe-Weser network in Germany Alstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell passenger train, has been granted approval by the German Railway Office (EBA) for passenger service in Germany. On July 11, EBA president Gerald Hörster presented Alstom with …

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BYD launches first electric bus leasing programme in US

A selection of BYD's buses

BYD and Generate Capital to launch first-ever US partnership for an electric bus leasing programme The world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, BYD Motors has announced a joint venture to launch the first electric bus leasing programme of its kind in the US in partnership with Generate Capital, a leading financier, …

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Hyundai CRADLE partners with battery maker Ionic Materials

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The two companies will work together to develop solid-state batteries Hyundai CRADLE, Hyundai Motor Company’s corporate venturing and open innovation business, is investing in Ionic Materials, a privately held battery developer based in Massachusetts, to advance the development of battery technology and improve EV performance with solid-state battery innovation. Ionic …

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EVgo reuses BMW i3 car batteries

EVgo fast charging system

Recycled BMW i3 batteries store energy during peak solar and reduce strain on the grid US-based EVgo has launched a commercial installation of second-life battery storage at a public DC fast charging station. Following a pilot programme at University of California San Diego (UCSD), this second-life battery system has been …

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