To that end, odd numbers will be reserved for combustion engines and even ones for those with electric powertrains. And the German carmaker is planning a model below the Q4 e-tron.
Change of strategy: Germany and EU compromise on e-fuels discussion
The original regulation on the phasing out of internal combustion engines is not to be touched again, and the exceptions will now be worked out by autumn 2024.
Volvo Buses pulls the plug on its electric buses factory in Poland
Instead of building complete buses and coaches in Europe, Volvo will focus on chassis production in Europe, a business model that has proven successful in other markets.
Asset Alliance Group orders 75 electric trucks from DAF
The electric trucks themselves are from the newest generation DAF XF, XG and XG+ vehicles, and feature ranges of up to 500 km.
Stuttgart Airport acquires 30 heavy-duty EVs for manoeuvring area
To this end, Flughafen Stuttgart GmbH has joined forces with Skytanking and ISEA at RWTH Aachen University to develop an innovative solution for the electrification of a large part of the airport’s handling fleet.
HPC network: BP Pulse marks the market debut of charging infrastructure in France
The 25 fast-charging parks will be located at shopping centres, primarily on the outskirts of major cities and near major highways.
EU Commission presents strategy to secure critical raw materials
The document is a proposal for a law that is intended to ensure the EU’s future access to a “secure, diversified, affordable and sustainable supply of critical raw materials”.
Tesla opens the world’s first V4 Supercharger in the Netherlands
The main difference to the previous generation is, besides the taller housing, the longer charging cable. That should make it easier for other brands to use the chargers.
TotalEnergies partners with Alimentation Couche-Tard to establish network of recharging points
TotalEnergies will focus instead on developing new mobilities (electric and hydrogen) in Germany and Netherlands. Belgium and Luxembourg are also included.
VW ID. 2all: Volkswagen shows its cheap electric small car
Volkswagen has just presented the ID.2all concept. The small EV doubles as a preview of the long-expected low-cost ID.2 and VW’s new design language. The series ID.2. scheduled for 2025, shall be “as spacious as a Golf, as inexpensive as a Polo”. Here’s all we know...
El “mapa” del mercado europeo: Así avanzan ventas, impuestos y subvenciones para vehículos eléctricos
Un repaso por la situación de la movilidad eléctrica en Noruega, Suecia, Dinamarca, Países Bajos, Alemania y España. Un continente, dos realidades.
Germany forges alliance with EU states against end of combustion engines
German transport minister is seeking allies to prevent EU’s planned phase-out of internal combustion engines from 2035