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Uber to bring bike-sharing service JUMP to Europe

Uber JUMP bike

Uber wants to diversify away from its controversial taxi business, but is bike-sharing just another battlefield? Ride-hailing company Uber is bringing its JUMP electric bicycle sharing service to Europe. Uber has had an uneasy relationship with Europe, having official or semi-official bans across a number of cities, which have seen …

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Vattenfall launches EV charging network in Britain

Vattenfall chargers

Vattenfall is making its first move into the British EV charging market with the launch of InCharge Vattenfall, the Swedish energy group, is to make an ambitious first move into the British electric vehicle charging market in June 2018 with the launch of InCharge, its “any-driver-can-use” infrastructure concept. Building on its …

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Siemens and Northvolt build “battery factory of the future”

Siemens building

Siemens will invest 10 million euros (US$11.7 million) in battery partnership Siemens and Northvolt have entered into partnership to develop technology to produce green Li-ion batteries. Upon completion of the new battery plant set for 2020, Siemens intends to purchase batteries from the factory, making Northvolt a preferred supplier. The …

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Nissan ships upgraded e-NV200

Nissan begins deliveries of new extended-range zero emission e-NV200 van to global markets

Nissan’s e-NV200 features a more powerful battery, increasing the driving range by 60% Nissan has begun shipping the upgraded version its 100% electric van, the e-NV200. A fusion of Nissan’s NV200 van with the world’s best-selling electric car, the Nissan Leaf, the new and improved e-NV200 features a 40-kWh battery. …

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Vattenfall launches new EV charging unit

Business charging solutions offered by the Vattenfall InCharge unit.

Sweden’s Vattenfall is to launch a new dedicated charging infrastructure business, tasked with expanding services across Northwest Europe Swedish utility Vattenfall has created a new subsidiary to expand its provision of EV charging. The company says it intends the new unit to become a leading operator in Northwest Europe within …

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