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BVG orders electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses

An electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro

BVG has ordered 15 electric buses from Mercedes-Benz Germany’s largest bus operator and transport authority, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), has ordered 15 fully electric-powered Mercedes-Benz Citaros to ‘enter the electric era’, just months before the product makes its official international debut. Head of Daimler Buses Till Oberwörder said: “We are very pleased …

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Clariant and Hydrogenious Technologies create liquid hydrogen fuel

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The new fuel binds hydrogen to create a stable and easily transported liquid Chemical company Clariant has announced that its Catalysts business has allied with clean energy company Hydrogenious Technologies to provide reliable, scalable and safe hydrogen supply solutions for a wide variety of applications. Hydrogenious Technologies has developed a …

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CHAdeMO releases high speed charging protocol

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CHAdeMO’s new protocol can support a 400-kW charging capacity Technology company CHAdeMO Association has released its 400-kW protocol (CHAdeMO 2.0: 400 A x 1 kV) to its members. This new version enables charging of up to 1 kV, paving the way towards large commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses. …

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Chicago Transit Authority expands electric bus fleet

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CTA says the 20 new buses will improve air quality, save on fuel and maintenance The Chicago Transit Board (CTA) has awarded a US$32 million contract for the purchase of 20 new, all-electric buses – the latest investment by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the CTA to completely modernise the agency’s …

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Renault invests in French electric car plant upgrade

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Renault will invest more than 1 billion euros to increase EV production capacity in France and add new models Renault Group is accelerating the deployment of its Drive The Future strategic plan with an investment of more than 1 billion euros for the development and production of electric vehicles in …

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Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium

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Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium Date: 8-9 November, 2018 Location: Cologne, Germany Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium is the world’s leading international conference dedicated to ultra-low-emission aircraft technology and full-electric flight possibilities. The two-day event will cover all aspects of aerospace activity, from general aviation and smaller regional …

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The Autonomous Vehicle Interior Design & Technology Symposium

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The Autonomous Vehicle Interior Design & Technology Symposium Date: October 23-25, 2018 Location: The Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, Michigan, US Autonomous and driverless vehicle technology will present automotive designers and vehicle manufacturers with a completely new and radical approach to the way in which vehicle interiors are designed and operate. …

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ENGIE inaugurates hydrogen fleet and station

Some of ENGIE's fleet of Renault Kangoo ZEs

ENGIE’s new hydrogen station will use renewable energy to produce its own hydrogen French energy company ENGIE has inaugurated the largest hydrogen utility fleet and the first alternative multi-fuel station in France. Located in the heart of the International Market of Rungis in Paris, the largest wholesale food market in …

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The Future of Transportation World Conference

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The Future of Transportation World Conference Date: 19-20 June, 2018 Location: Cologne, Germany The Future of Transportation is a study and conference on the subject of What Next. One of our core themes is ‘Getting Transportation Off the Ground’, in which we will examine how quickly personal airborne transportation systems …

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Porsche launches digital charging service for electric vehicles

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Porsche’s new app will make it easier to find charging points An innovative charging service for plug-in and electric vehicles: With the “Porsche Charging Service”, the sports car manufacturer is now offering a digital platform to encompass all aspects of the charging process. The service searches for suitable charging stations …

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EV Infrastructure Summit

EV Infrastructure Summit

EV Infrastructure Summit Date: July 3-4, 2018 Location: London, UK About: The only event in Europe designed around cities, local authorities, workplaces and commercial carpark owners and operators Europe’s goal of 8 million EVs by the end of 2020 needs rapid action and investment if it is going to come …

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Green light for ultra-fast electric car charging innovation

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New technologies to create safer, high-powered electric car batteries have been supported by US$29.3 million of industrial strategy funding A new pioneering technology to ensure the next generation of safer, high-powered electric car batteries can be charged by drivers in ultra-fast time is just one of 12 innovation projects to …

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Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2018

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Low Carbon Vehicle Event 2018 The UK’s Premier Low Carbon Vehicle Event Date: September 12-13, 2018 Location: Millbrook, Bedfordshire, UK About: Cenex-LCV is the UK’s premier low carbon vehicle event incorporating four keys features: Technology exhibition split over three halls Extensive seminar programme Facilitated networking with the low carbon community …

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BYTON reveals K-Byte concept car

Byton's M-Byte SUV and K-Byte Sedan

BYTON has premiered its newest EV in Shanghai Electric vehicle startup BYTON has revealed its latest EV, a premium sedan concept dubbed K-Byte. The three-box sedan is made for the age of autonomous driving with integrated and retractable sensors that strike a fine balance between aesthetics and real-world practicality. The …

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