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BP invests US$5 million in mobile EV chargers

FreeWire unit at BP retail site.

The fuel retailer will test FreeWire’s technology at sites in the UK and Europe during 2018 BP has invested US$5 million in FreeWire Technologies, a US-based manufacturer of mobile EV rapid charging systems, and plans to roll out FreeWire’s Mobi Charger units to its retail sites. San Francisco-based FreeWire specialises …

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JIVE 2 – €106M for European hydrogen bus project

FCEV buses in Aberdeen

European cities throughout Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, the Netherlands, and the UK, have signed up to the JIVE 2 project which will see over 150 hydrogen fuel-cell buses deployed on the streets. JIVE 2 has been dubbed an “expansion of the JIVE initiative”, rather than an independent project, and …

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Hungary to expand EV charger network

Source: Fortum Charge & Drive

Fortum Charge & Drive and Hungary’s NKM National Utilities will install 100 new chargers NKM National Utilities says it is currently identifying the right locations for charging stations and seeking to co-operate with suitable hosts, including fuel stations, local municipalities, hotels, car parks and retail outlets to expand EV charging …

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CCS Combo Fast chargers accelerating across Europe

CCS fast-charging system

CCS Charge Map has released its most recent figures showing that just over 4,000 fast chargers have been installed in Europe since 2014 The European CCS Combo DC fast-charging network has expanded over 45%, year-over-year; with Germany, the UK, and Norway, leading the pack in terms of infrastructure, according to …

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MOIA shows off first ride-sharing EV

MOIA's ride-pooling EV

Ride-pooling start-up MOIA shows off fully electric van with space for up to six passengers Volkswagen Group’s mobility start -up MOIA, today introduced its electric ride-pooling concept, one year after the company’s inception. Formed with the aim of significantly reducing traffic in major cities, the startup presented its ride pooling …

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EC takes action to reinforce EU leadership in clean vehicles

European Commission, Brussels.

The EC proposes new targets for the EU fleet wide average CO2 emissions of new passenger cars and vans to help accelerate the transition to low- and zero emission vehicles The European Commission today took a decisive step forward in implementing the EU’s commitments under the Paris Agreement for a …

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Major joint venture to enable rapid-charging across Europe

IONITY

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche form joint venture IONITY. The JV will develop and implement a High-Power Charging (HPC) network for electric vehicles across Europe. Launching approximately 400 HPC stations by 2020, IONITY will make long-distance journeys easier and marks …

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