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E.ON invests in Finnish platform provider for e-mobility

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E.ON will have access to Virta’s software to make EV charging more efficient E.ON’s international electromobility network is growing. The company has acquired a stake in Virta, a Finnish developer and supplier of IT systems for charging electric cars. A group of Finnish Energy companies led by Helen have grown …

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World-leading WiCET project launches to advance wireless charging for electric taxis

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Cenex’s WiCET project will undergo a feasibility study to assess its viability to provide wireless charging for UK taxis Cenex has announced WiCET (Wireless Charging for Electric Taxis), a ground-breaking project in the field of wireless electric vehicle charging funded by Innovate UK. WiCET provides a unique opportunity for the …

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E.ON and Clever establish joint venture for ultra-fast charging of electric cars

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E.ON and Clever will build 28 charging sites in Denmark and Sweden and 20 in Norway Danish E-mobility Service Provider Clever and Germany’s E.ON have formed a joint venture for building and operating ultra-fast chargers along the freeways throughout Scandinavia. “Ultra-Fast Charging Venture Scandinavia” will aim to connect cities in …

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General Motors to collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots to enhance charging experience

General Motors to collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlo

GM will aggregate data from charging networks to streamline the charging experience General Motors will collaborate with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots, three of the nation’s leading electric vehicle charging networks, to enable access to the largest collective EV charging network in the US, including more than 31,000 charging ports. GM …

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Toyota and Kenworth collaborate to develop zero emission trucks

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The hydrogen-powered trucks will help the Port of Los Angeles reduce emissions Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. This collaboration is part of a US$41-million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) …

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Alstom and Eversholt Rail unveil a new hydrogen train design for the UK

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Alstom and Eversholt Rail’s hydrogen train could be introduced by 2022 Alstom and Eversholt Rail have unveiled the design of a new hydrogen train for the UK market. The train, codenamed ‘Breeze’, will be a conversion of existing Class 321 trains, reengineering some of the UK’s most reliable rolling stock, …

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New charging points for Canterbury’s EV drivers

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Vattenfall and BMM will install 12 chargers in the UK city of Canterbury Vattenfall, along with BMM Energy Solutions, has agreed its second partnership to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Britain, after winning a tender from Canterbury City Council. Vattenfall and BMM will install 12 InCharge charging stations in …

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Hyundai unveils innovative EV charging and automated parking systems concept

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Hyundai’s concept will see EVs drive themselves to an unused charging point Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation have unveiled a video featuring the concept of electric vehicle wireless charging system with the Automated Valet Parking System (AVPS). The system will offer a convenience to drivers who are faced …

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Opel hometown to boast high EV charger concentration in EU

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Opel’s hometown of Rüsselsheim am Main will install close to 1,300 charging stations Rüsselsheim am Main, Opel and the RheinMain University are driving the extension of the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. Sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Economics, the installation of around 1,300 charging stations across the city will …

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