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Rosenbauer to develop hybrid electric fire truck with Berlin Fire Department

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Rosenbauer’s fire truck will help Germany meet its carbon-emission goals Rosenbauer Deutschland and the Berlin Fire Department plan to jointly develop a hybrid electric fire engine in the next two years. Representatives from both sides have entered into an “innovation partnership,” which will be responsible for carrying out the project …

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BMW Group Plant Dingolfing to supply batteries for all-electric MINI from 2019

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The Dingolfing plant will produce batteries for a number BMW’s EVs from 2020 BMW Group Plant Dingolfing in Germany is gearing up for higher future demand for electric drive trains by investing in extensive remodelling and expansion measures. A mid-double-digit-million-euro amount will be channelled into structural measures and equipment to …

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Ford starts producing Deutsche Post StreetScooter WORK XL electric delivery van

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Ford will produce 3,500 StreetScooter WORK XL vans per year Ford has begun production of the Deutsche Post StreetScooter WORK XL electric van at its European HQ in Cologne, Germany. Based on a Transit chassis, produced at the Ford Otosan joint venture plant in Kocaeli, Turkey, the medium-sized electric delivery …

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Alstom’s hydrogen trains enter passenger service in Lower Saxony

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A full tank provides Alstom’s hydrogen fuel cell trains with a 1,000-km range Alstom has premiered the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell train. The Coradia iLint, built by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany, is equipped with fuel cells which convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, thus eliminating pollutant emissions related to …

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Bombardier Transportation presents new battery-operated train

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Bombardier’s new battery train is the first like it to operate in Europe for 60 years Emission-free, energy-efficient and low-noise – the new battery-operated train from Bombardier Transportation, which has been introduced to the public for the first time, scores with these features. A group maiden voyage with the Bombardier …

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Germany’s DLR develops new lightweight fuel cell concept

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The body of DLR’s two-seater concept weights only 80 kg Small, light and electrically-powered vehicles are set to define the nature of city and regional commuter transport in future, alongside public transport. As part of the Next Generation Car (NGC) project, researchers from the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für …

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E.ON Drive opens ultra-fast charging station on German motorway A3

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The new charging station is E.ON Drive’s first in Germany E.ON Drive has opened its first ultra-fast charging station in Germany, located on the A3 motorway at Autohof Strohofer in Geiselwind, between Würzburg and Nuremberg. Batteries of the latest generation of electric cars have a range of 400 km after …

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