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EV Motors launches public EV charging outlet PlugNgo

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A new partnership commits to invest US$200 million and install 6,500 charging outlets in India over five years Electric vehicles start-up EV Motors India has entered into partnership with DLF, Delta Electronics and ABB to launch its first Public EV Charging Outlet PlugNgo. The project is in line with the …

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NFDA’s pilot scheme to certify EV retailers endorsed by OLEV

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The NFDA EVA scheme will establish retail and aftersale standards for EVs “It is extremely positive that the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has endorsed the pilot phase of NFDA’s new Electric Vehicle Approved (EVA) scheme, now open to all retailers,” said director of the National Franchised Dealers …

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Provincial government puts BC on path to 100% zero-emission vehicle sales by 2040

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The work will include expanding BC’s network of EV charging stations In a move aimed at removing a major source of air pollution and climate change, the provincial government has put British Columbia on a path to require the sale of all new light-duty cars and trucks to be zero-emission …

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Alstom launches the production of on-board transformers in Kazakhstan

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Alstom aims to produce 300 transformers per year in Kazakhstan Alstom has launched production of on-board transformers for the electric locomotives in the EKZ joint venture in Astana, Kazakhstan. Starting the production of on-board transformers EKZ became a significant manufacturer for such components for Alstom globally. The production capacity is …

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Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in electric car charging company FreeWire

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FreeWire specialises in fast-charging technology Volvo Cars has acquired a stake in electric car charging company FreeWire Technologies via the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, deepening the company’s commitment to a fully electric future. While Volvo Cars’ electrification strategy does not envision direct ownership of charging or service stations, the investment …

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Continental designs power electronics for Jaguar I-PACE

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The innovative system acts as an interface between the high-voltage battery and the electric motor Continental has developed a power electronics system solution for the new Jaguar I-PACE that is adapted to the requirements of performance-oriented powertrains. The solution first went into production in the Range Rover Sport Plug-in Hybrid. …

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US EPA awards US$9.6 million in grants to reduce harmful diesel emissions in California

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The EPA grants will help California buy a number of EVs The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded US$9.6 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) grants to public and private partners in California. EPA’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator, Mike Stoker, made the announcement at an event with the …

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Volkswagen Group China builds first factory specifically designed for MEB production

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Volkswagen’s MEB platform is a modular architecture for electric vehicles The electrification strategy of the Volkswagen Group China is rapidly gaining pace in the world’s biggest market for e-mobility. The group’s first factory specifically designed for the MEB platform is now commencing construction in Anting. The first model that will …

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