Infrastructure

PolReigo signs framework agreements for 200 electric trains

PolReigo signs framework agreements for 200 electric trains

Polregio has signed framework agreements with four rolling stock manufacturers for the supply of up to 200 electric trains.  The new trains will be ordered in two versions: one will be a shorter 2- car train that will have a maximum of 60 pcs and 130 seats, while the...

Beam introduces Pedestrian Shield technology

Beam introduces Pedestrian Shield technology

Beam has announced that it has begun integration of its path detection technology, Pedestrian Shield, onto several of its Auckland e-scooter fleet. Initially, 200 e-scooters will be fitted with the technology, which will be powered by Drover AI’s PathPilot product.  ...

Will your next car be electric? 

Will your next car be electric? 

There is no doubt that consumer demand for electric vehicles has soared, with many also planning to make the transition to reduce their carbon footprint. Heycar reported that 1.61 million new cars were registered and of those, 16.6% were electric vehicles and 6.3%...

Liverpool set to have one of UK’s largest EV charging network

Liverpool set to have one of UK’s largest EV charging network

It has been announced that Liverpool is set to have one of the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging networks as the city’s capacity is set to treble.  It is set to install a network of 300 on-street electric vehicle charge points with the locations to be chosen by...

Outrider announces $73 million in funding for autonomous trucks

Outrider announces $73 million in funding for autonomous trucks

Outrider, a U.S self-driving truck firm, has announced that it has raised $73 million in funding to scale up its autonomous trucks operating in distribution yards for customers in e-commerce, manufacturing and other industries.  The Series C round includes funding...

Kia announces EV Charging credit scheme

Kia announces EV Charging credit scheme

Kia has announced that its customers will be able to collect credit for free electric vehicle charging as part of a new rewards scheme set up in partnership with &Charge.  &Charge will allow users to collect EV charging credits when shopping at several UK...

Shell to buy electric vehicle charging network, Volta, for $169 million

Shell to buy electric vehicle charging network, Volta, for $169 million

Shell will be acquiring electric vehicle charging network Volta through a full cash purchase of all its common stock. The transaction is worth $169 million and is set to close in the first half of 2023.   Back in 2019, Greenlots was acquired by Royal Dutch Shell which...