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Yamaha increases Taiwan electric scooter battery swap potential

Yamaha increases Taiwan’s electric scooter battery swap potential

A variant of Yamaha’s new electric EMF scooter developed for the Taiwanese market will utilise Gogoro’s battery swapping ...
Chinese manufacturer launches “compatible with all” EV battery swapping service

Chinese manufacturer launches “compatible with all” EV battery swapping service

China's Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) has launched an electric vehicle battery swapping service which it says ...
Dott wins Marseille e-bike service

Dott wins Marseille e-bike service

Dutch Micromobility company Dott has won a competitive tendering to introduce its e-bike sharing service in the city ...
Japanese developer of DC motors targets European expansion

Japanese developer of DC motors targets European expansion

Japan’s Nidec Corporation, a developer and distributor of electric motors, is to establish a European manufacturing base with ...
Scotland’s Forth Road Bridge autonomous bus trial passes key milestone

Scotland’s Forth Road Bridge autonomous bus trial passes key milestone

British bus manufacturing company Alexander Dennis, one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, this week previewed ...
New trucks failing to hit EU emissions limits in on-road tests

New trucks failing to hit EU emissions limits in on-road tests

On-road testing shows that some new trucks on Europe’s roads are exceeding the EU’s legal emission limits. Emissions ...
Tesla pilots open access to Supercharger Network in the Netherlands

Tesla pilots open access to Supercharger Network in the Netherlands

Tesla has launched a pilot for its Supercharger Network access program at ten locations in the Netherlands. The ...
Tesla launches insurance based on ‘real-time driving behaviour’ to customers in Texas

Tesla launches insurance based on ‘real-time driving behaviour’ to customers in Texas

Tesla has launched an insurance service that uses ‘real-time driving behaviour’ to customers in Texas. The Elon Musk-owned ...
Mercedes gives ACC battery cell manufacturer “vote of confidence”

Mercedes gives ACC battery cell manufacturer “vote of confidence”

Mercedes-Benz has joined Stellantis and TotalEnergies as a major investor in new French battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells ...
Utrecht supports development of bi-directional EV charging ecosystem

Utrecht supports development of bi-directional EV charging ecosystem

The city of Utrecht, the Netherland’s fourth largest city, and EV car sharing and bi-directional charging operator We ...
Berlin e-bike riders dancing to a different tune

Berlin e-bike riders dancing to a different tune

Dance, the e-bike subscription start-up led by SoundCloud founders, has launched its full services in its home city ...
TotalEnergies wins Amsterdam EV public charging network concession

TotalEnergies wins Amsterdam EV public charging network concession

The municipality of Amsterdam has awarded the concession for the expansion of its electric vehicle public charging network ...
Hydrogen pod system offers claimed emission free flight range of 750km

Hydrogen pod system offers claimed emission free flight range of nearly 750km

US clean fuel company Universal Hydrogen has signed letters of intent with three airlines to convert at least ...
Mercedes-Benz sets out plan to be electric-only by end of the decade

Mercedes-Benz sets out plan to be electric-only by end of the decade

Mercedes-Benz has pledged to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting ...
British electric vehicle leasing company plans European and modal expansion

British electric vehicle leasing company plans European and modal expansion

British electric vehicle leasing company WeVee has closed a seed financing deal of seven million dollars. The company ...
EU recovery funds underpin Spanish electric vehicle and battery programme

EU recovery funds underpin Spanish electric vehicle and battery push

Spain will invest Euro 4.3 billion to kick-start the production of electric vehicles and batteries as part of ...
Hyundai hydrogen bus introduced to Germany to gain European experience

Hyundai hydrogen bus introduced to Germany to gain European experience

Hyundai has delivered a hydrogen-powered test bus for in-service trials in Munich, Germany. Two bus operators Ettenhuber and ...
Inflatable wing sails could improve ship fuel efficiency by a fifth

Inflatable wing sails could improve ship fuel efficiency by a fifth

French tyre manufacturer Michelin has released details of its Wing Sail Mobility (WISAMO) system that could improve a ...
Joby plans to build out “skyports” at car park rooftops across the US

Joby plans to build out “skyports” at car park rooftops across the

Californian electric vertical take-off aircraft developer Joby Aviation has announced a partnership with major US parking company REEF ...
Chinese develop electric school bus with bi-directional charging

Chinese develop electric school bus with bi-directional charging

BYD, China’s leading electric bus maker, has introduced an 84-seat battery-electric school bus that supports bi-directional charging. Potentially, ...
Goldman Sachs financing deal accelerates e-scooter operator TIER’s international expansion

Goldman Sachs financing deal accelerates e-scooter operator TIER’s international expansion

German electric scooter operator TIER has secured $60m of asset-backed financing from Goldman Sachs. TIER claims to be ...
Peugeot to launch “plug-in” hydrogen-fuelled van in Europe by the end of year

Peugeot to launch “plug-in” hydrogen-fuelled van in Europe by the end of

Peugeot has unveiled details of its e-Expert Hydrogen light commercial vehicle which will feature both a hydrogen fuel ...
Electric Google Street View vehicles double up as Dublin mobile air quality sensors

Electric Google Street View Jag doubles up as Dublin mobile air quality

Jaguar Land Rover has partnered with Google to integrate the all-electric Jaguar I-PACE with air quality measuring sensors ...
Opel launches Movano-e, its first electric large van and rival to Ford’s Transit

Opel launches Movano-e, its first electric large van and rival to Ford’s

Opel has released details of the all-new Movano-e, the first battery electric vehicle from the German brand in ...
Chart Industries invests in cryogenic hydrogen refuelling start-up

Chart Industries invests in cryogenic hydrogen refuelling start-up

Germany’s Cryomotive, a green-tech start-up and US company Chart Industries, a leading global manufacturer of liquefaction and cryogenic ...
New model to support rural charging infrastructure

New model suggests the economics of rural charging infrastructure can work

The UK’s Connected Kerb is to install electric vehicle chargers to deliver sustainable, affordable and accessible charging infrastructure ...
Swedish parcel locker firm acquires Dutch market leader in same day deliveries

Swedish parcel locker firm acquires Dutch market leader in same day deliveries

Swedish parcel locker delivery company Instabox is entering the Dutch market through the acquisition of Red je Pakketje, ...
Ford invests in next generation batteries… again

Ford invests in next generation batteries… again

Ford and South Korea’s SK Innovation have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a joint venture – ...
UK energy regulator kick starts market in EV infrastructure grid connections

UK energy regulator kick starts market in EV infrastructure grid connections

The UK’s energy regulator Ofgem is investing £300 million to kick start investment in the cabling, substations and ...
UK Government backs location data innovations to solve contemporary transport challenges

UK Government backs location data innovations to solve contemporary transport challenges

The UK’s Geospatial Commission has launched the second phase of its transport location data competition, in partnership with ...
Velocopter’s newest eVTOL aircraft built for longer flights and higher payloads

Volocopter’s newest eVTOL aircraft built for longer flights and higher payloads

Volocopter, the German urban air mobility (UAM) group, has unveiled its newest aircraft, VoloConnect, offering a larger aircraft ...
Suncor and ATCO seek fiscal support for potential CCS hydrogen project in Alberta

Suncor and ATCO seek fiscal support for potential CCS hydrogen project in

Two Canadian companies, Suncor Energy and ATCO are collaborating on early-stage design and engineering for a potential blue ...
Mobility attitudes report suggests Gary Numan was on to something…

Mobility attitudes report suggests Gary Numan was on to something…

"People feel more protected in their car than in public transport," says Guillaume Saint of the consumer research ...
US EV charging company acquires Blue Corner to establish European presence

US EV charging company acquires Blue Corner to establish European presence

Florida-based electric vehicle charging equipment and services company Blink Charging has established a European foothold through the acquisition ...
Accurate real time information on EV charge point status vital to electric vehicle uptake, warns telecoms experts

Accurate real time information on EV charge point status vital to electric

A new report from IoT research analysts Beecham, sponsored by UK-based mobile virtual network operator Caburn Telecom, warns that in ...
Plug Power and BAE Systems to develop powertrains and infrastructure for North American hydrogen bus OEMs

Plug Power and BAE Systems to develop powertrains and infrastructure for North

Hydrogen fuel cell engine developer Plug Power and BAE Systems are to collaborate on the  development of hydrogen-powered ...
Home energy app developed by bp-backed Pure Planet supports EV low carbon insights

Home energy app developed by bp-backed Pure Planet offers EV control and

Energy company bp has announced a new partnership with UK renewable energy supplier Pure Planet, launching a digital ...
Dutch e-moped company secures investment for modal and geographical expansion

Dutch e-moped company secures investment for modal and geographical expansion

GO Green, the parent company of Dutch shared electric moped provider GO Sharing, has raised €50 million, led ...
Volta sets out plan to produce 27,000 electric trucks annually from 2025

Volta sets out plan to produce 27,000 electric trucks annually from 2025

Swedish full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer, Volta Trucks, is to launch four new fully electric commercial vehicles by 2024 ...
Finland starts roll-out of multimodal contactless transit payment system

Finland starts roll-out of multimodal contactless transit payment system

Littlepay, the UK-based, transit-focused payment service provider, has implemented the first phase of its open loop payment system ...
South Korea sets up seventh autonomous vehicle technology demonstration zone

South Korea sets up seventh autonomous vehicle technology demonstration zone

South Korea's government has designated Pangyo, a satellite city south of the capital Seoul, as a demonstration zone ...
Finland pilots low carbon, autonomous city cleaning

Finland pilots low carbon, autonomous street cleaning

Finland’s Trombia Technologies is running a pilot trial using its autonomous, electric cleaning robot Trombia Free to sweep ...
US union challenges EV tax incentives

US autoworkers union challenges EV incentives for non-US assembled vehicles

United States union, the United Auto Workers (UAW) says it wants the US$ 7,500 tax incentive for electric ...
IEA Global Electric Vehicle Outlook report indicates phenomenal rate of market uptake

Global Electric Vehicle Outlook report indicates phenomenal rate of market uptake

New analysis from the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts there will be 145 million electric cars, buses, vans ...
Hyzon convenes alliance to stimulate global hydrogen vehicle supply chains

Hyzon convenes alliance to stimulate global hydrogen vehicle supply chains

Hyzon Motors, the US developer of hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicles, has announced the launch of the Hyzon ...
Greater policy coherence and data sharing key to sustainable urban mobility

Greater policy coherence and data sharing key to sustainable urban mobility

A new report from influential global sustainability organisations and the International Road Federation (IRF) highlights the urgent need ...
Porsche sets out to be at the forefront of high-performance German battery production

Porsche sets out to be at the forefront of high-performance German battery

Porsche is planning to set up a high-performance battery cell factory in Germany to support the company’s shift ...
Big grocers invest in the promise of autonomous home deliveries - everywhere

Big grocers invest in the promise of autonomous home deliveries – everywhere

UK online grocery Ocado is taking a £10 million stake in Oxford based autonomous driving systems startup Oxbotica. ...
FirstGroup to sell the US divisions to investment firm EQT Infrastructure

FirstGroup to sell the US bus divisions to investment firm EQT Infrastructure

Transit operator FirstGroup has announced it has entered into an agreement for the sale of First Student and ...
BMW next generation battery projects secure national and EU funding

BMW next generation battery projects secure national and EU funding

Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy is to provide BMW with 68 million euros in funding ...
ABB high-powered chargers become future proofed and smart grid compatible

ABB high-powered chargers become future proofed and smart grid compatible

Swiss energy technology company ABB has unveiled the third generation of its high-powered 350kW Terra electric vehicle charging ...
Málaga is testbed for Kapsch’s real-time traffic optimiser

Málaga is testbed for Kapsch’s real-time traffic optimiser

Kapsch TrafficCom has announced that the Spanish city of Málaga is the first European city to test the ...
Texas pilot project integrates on demand AVs and public transport

Texas pilot project integrates on demand AVs and public transport

New York based on-demand ride-share company Via is taking part in a pilot programme that integrates on-demand autonomous ...
Nuro offers driverless delivery to Domino’s pizza customers in Houston

Nuro offers driverless delivery to Domino’s pizza customers in Houston

Takeaway Pizza company Domino's and California robotics startup Nuro have launched an autonomous pizza-delivery service in Houston, Texas.  ...
The republic strikes back

The Republic strikes back

Leading French companies in the automotive and technology sectors have announced their intention to create the Software République, ...
Dubai plans to deploy 4,000 robotaxis on its roads by 2030

Dubai plans to deploy 4,000 robotaxis on its roads by 2030

Cruise, the San Francisco based autonomous vehicle company backed by General Motors and Honda, has revealed plans to ...
German collaboration addresses two of the biggest hurdles in autonomous driving

German collaboration addresses two of the biggest hurdles in autonomous driving

Germany’s Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure has awarded €10.9 million to the KelRide project in Southern ...
Mobileye and Udelv tie up promises major roll out of autonomous deliveries

Mobileye and Udelv tie up promises major roll out of autonomous deliveries

Intel subsidiary, Mobileye, the Israeli company that specializes in vision-systems for autonomous vehicles, is collaborating with self-driving delivery ...
Honda and Moixa collaborate on flexible tariff home EV charging offer

Honda and Moixa collaborate on flexible tariff home EV charging offer

Honda Motor Europe has launched e:PROGRESS, an intelligent home EV charging system that selects the most cost-effective times ...
Volvo Trucks ready to electrify large part of goods transports

Volvo Trucks ready to electrify large part of goods transports

Volvo Trucks is gearing up for a rapid upswing in electrification of heavy road transport in the expectation ...
European cities urge EU to use once in a decade opportunity to decarbonise vans

European cities urge EU to use once in a decade opportunity to

Cities across Europe are calling for at least half of new vans to be zero-emission by 2030. In ...
Volkswagen Group EVs will support bidirectional charging from next year

Volkswagen Group EVs will support bidirectional charging from next year

Volkswagen has confirmed that from next year all electric cars built on its next generation MEB platform will ...
French government supports development of hydrogen trains

French government backs hydrogen trains in bid to become hydrogen champion

SNCF Voyageurs, the public limited company that handles France’s passenger rail transport, has placed an order with Alstom ...
Volvo, SSAB plan first fossil-free steel trucks on road to carbon neutrality

Volvo and SSAB plan first fossil-free steel trucks on road to carbon

Swedish truck maker AB Volvo and steel maker SSAB have signed an agreement to produce the world’s first ...
World Economic Forum initiative supports cyber security and smart city development in smaller cities

WEF initiative supports cyber security and smart city development in smaller cities

About 50% of the world's urban population live in small and medium-sized cities, but smaller cities have fewer ...
shell ramps up eV charging

Shell plans massive ramp up of rapid EV chargers, UK details revealed

Royal Dutch Shell has confirmed its plan to install 5,000 electric vehicle chargers across the UK by 2025. ...
Honda and Verizon explore 5G enabled mobile edge computing and connected vehicle safety

Honda and Verizon explore 5G enabled mobile edge computing and connected vehicle

Honda and Verizon are teaming up to research how new connected safety technology using 5G and mobile edge ...
Swedish battery-powered leisure boat start-up sees demand outstripping supply

Swedish battery-powered leisure boat start-up sees demand outstripping supply

Stockholm-based X Shore has secured investment of 15 million euros to scale up production of its battery-powered leisure ...
Lime launches e-mopeds with emphasis on rider safety

Lime launches e-mopeds with emphasis on rider safety

US e-mobility provider Lime has added e-mopeds to its range of shared e-mobility services. The first e-mopeds are ...
Trip planning information app supports range of Long Beach mobility options

Trip planning information app supports range of Long Beach mobility options

Isreali journey planning app Moovit has partnered with California’s Long Beach Transit to provide a single app that ...
UK train station harvests kinetic energy from commuter footsteps

UK train station harvests kinetic energy from passenger footsteps

Leighton Buzzard train station in the UK has installed two walkways incorporating kinetic floor tiles that use passenger ...
Siemens provides chargers and app for On’s multimodal electric vehicle sharing service in Rome

Siemens provides chargers and app for On’s multimodal electric vehicle sharing service

Siemens Smart Infrastructure is providing the charging infrastructure and cloud-based user management software for new Italian e-mobility service ...
Dutch e-moped mobility provider expands into Austria

Dutch e-moped mobility provider expands into Austria

Dutch electric moped start-up GO Sharing has marked its first international success with the deployment of 200 e-mopeds ...
Hyundai and Kia establish high power chargers in South Korea ahead of major EV launches

Hyundai and Kia establish high power chargers in South Korea ahead of

Hyundai Motor Group is setting up a network of high power charging stations in South Korea in preparation ...
Boston trials free public transit scheme

Boston trials free public transit scheme

Boston Mayor Kim Janey has announced the city is piloting a two-month program to explore the impacts on ...
Rivian takes exclusive approach to EV charging in out of the way locations

Rivian takes exclusive approach to EV charging in out of the way

Amazon-backed US electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive is building an exclusive, fast-charger network for its two key launch ...
Hyzon pioneers lifecycle leasing model for heavy duty hydrogen vehicles in Europe

Hyzon pioneers lifecycle leasing model for heavy duty hydrogen vehicles in Europe

US hydrogen fuel cell powered commercial vehicle developer Hyzon has launched a leasing service for the provision of ...
Hydrofoiling e-ferry set for Stockholm archipelago service launch

E-ferry services set for Stockholm archipelago from 2023

Swedish electric boat startup Candela has announced it is developing an all-electric 30-person hydrofoiling passenger boat to serve ...
Interoperability and partnerships key to NewMotion’s European EV charging expansion

Interoperability and partnerships key to EV charging expansion

European EV charging provider NewMotion, a subsidiary of Shell, has announced its charging infrastructure network now extends to ...
UK’s Faraday Institution launches new commercialisation strategy

UK’s Faraday Institution launches new commercialisation strategy

The UK’s battery technology and research organisation The Faraday Institution has signalled a new commercialisation strategy and announced ...
ABB and Amazon Web Services collaborate on fleet management platform to support EV transition

ABB and Amazon Web Services collaborate on EV fleet management platform

Swedish-Swiss technology manufacturer ABB and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are jointly developing a cloud-based digital solution for the ...
Expansion of Sydney’s digital transport payment card cross-pollinises modal shift

Expansion of Sydney’s digital transport payment card supports modal shift

New South Wales’s digital Opal transport card is set to be expanded to services such as Uber and ...
Mexico City plastic waste cycle path doubles up as flood storage facility

Mexico City plastic waste cycle path doubles up as flood storage facility

Dutch plastic road developer PlasticRoad has installed a multifunctional cycle path made from waste plastic and incorporating temporary ...
Global chip shortage forces major auto makers to stop production

Global chip shortage forces major auto makers to stop production

The global shortage of semiconductor chips is hitting car production around the world and it's a problem partly ...
New economic model could deliver better digital connectivity in under-serviced communities

New economic model could deliver better digital connectivity in under-serviced communities

A project in a rural part of Scotland's north east Highlands aims to explore and develop new business ...
Uber’s EV London trial set to roll-out across Europe and the US

Uber’s London EV service set to roll-out across Europe and the US

Uber has launched a new service, Uber Green, that allows users in central London to request an all-electric ...
IKEA owner buys major stake in novel global address tech startup

IKEA owner buys major stake in novel global address tech startup

Sweden’s Ingka Group, the owner of most IKEA stores, has bought a 12 million pound stake in what3words, ...
Skoda invests in electric vehicles, but will not yet switch from traditional models

Skoda invests in electric vehicles, but will not yet switch fully from

Czech carmaker Skoda, part of the Volkswagen Group, plans to invest around 2.5 billion euros over the next ...
Toyota and Isuzu revive partnership with focus on connected trucks

Toyota and Isuzu revive partnership with focus on connected trucks

Toyota Motor Corp and Isuzu Motors have revived a partnership designed to bolster their competitive edge in connected, ...
World’s first tidal powered EV charger launched in Scotland

World’s first tidal powered EV charger launched in Scotland

Electric vehicle drivers on the Scottish Shetland Islands can recharge their cars directly using tidal power, after the ...
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a Boabab tree inspired vertiport

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Boabab tree inspired vertiport

Chinese autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) manufacturer EHang Holdings has co-developed a novel air mobility concept with Italian architecture ...
Goodyear and UFODRIVE bring commercial vehicle monitoring systems to EV passenger fleets

Goodyear and UFODRIVE bring commercial vehicle monitoring systems to EV passenger fleets

Goodyear has announced a strategic relationship with UFODRIVE, the first all-digital, all-electric car rental service controlled from an ...
The EV Network and bp pulse to roll-out ultra-fast charging e-forecourts across the UK

The EV Network and bp pulse to roll-out ultra-fast charging e-forecourts across

Independent EV charging infrastructure development company EV Network and bp pulse have joined forces to develop new rapid ...
Toyota and Hyundai both push Australian hydrogen fuel stations

Toyota and Hyundai both push Australian hydrogen fuel facilities

Toyota has opened its first commercial hydrogen fuel pump site in the Australian state of Victoria. The facility ...
Japan’s major electric motorbike manufactures agree swappable battery standard

Japan’s major electric motorbike manufacturers agree swappable battery standard

A Japanese consortium of motorbike manufacturers has reached an agreement to standardize swappable batteries, allowing battery sharing and ...
Mercedes develops first fully electric ambulance based on the eSprinter

Mercedes develops first fully electric ambulance based on the eSprinter

Mercedes-Benz Vans, in partnership with Ambulanz Mobile from Schönebeck in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, has developed a ...
Kia launches “long range” sub-£35,000 electric vehicle to UK market

Kia launches “long range” sub-£35,000 electric vehicle to UK market

Kia has launched a long-range version of its e-Niro battery electric vehicle that the Korean car maker says ...
UK consortium takes ecosystem approach to regional electric aviation

UK consortium takes ecosystem approach to regional electric aviation

US hybrid-electric aircraft manufacturer Ampaire is leading the 2ZERO consortium in a UK project that aims to demonstrate ...
Report identifies need for 30-fold increase in the electrification of transport to avoid catastrophic climate change

IRENA identifies urgent need for 30-fold increase in the electrification of transport

The International Renewable Energy Agency’s influential annual report says planned investment in clean energy must increase by 30% ...
Novel two-stage eVTOL concept offers huge potential efficiencies

Novel two-stage eVTOL concept offers huge potential efficiencies

Two former engineers from SpaceX, the American space transportation services company founded by Elon Musk, have proposed a ...
Volkswagen to build six European battery gigafactories by 2030

Volkswagen to build six European battery gigafactories by 2030

Volkswagen plans to build half a dozen battery cell plants in Europe and expand infrastructure for charging electric ...
Volvo warns shortage of semiconductors is impacting production

Volvo warns shortage of semiconductors is impacting production

Volvo Group has warned that the global shortage of semiconductors will have a substantial impact on production in ...
Canadian autonomous trucking startup develops “middle mile” solution

Canadian autonomous trucking startup develops “middle mile” solution

Toronto-based autonomous trucking startup NuPort Robotics has received $1 million in funding from the Ontario government for a ...
Lion Electric’s Canadian battery pack factory

Lion Electric’s Canadian battery pack factory to open in early 2023

Lion Electric, a Canadian manufacturer of electric trucks and buses, has secured investment to build its own battery ...