German component maker ZF and Chinese battery supplier CATL have signed a partnership agreement to develop new aftermarket services. The agreement will include service networks, battery-related training, connectivity, recycling and reuse. ZF, which currently has more than 10,000 workshop partners in its global aftermarket, will be considered the preferred option in CATL’s service network expansion.
In 2011, Scotland set a target of reaching 100% clean electricity consumption in 2020. And last year, the country almost reached its target – 98.6% of gross electricity consumption came from renewable sources, according to the Scottish government’s December energy statement. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your
Before the M cars, there was the Batmobile. The BMW 3.0 CSL (E9) racked up wins on the track and laid the foundation for today’s BMW performance road cars. A new video from BMW Group Classic provides an overview of this iconic car. Unleashed on race circuits in 1973, the 3.0 CSL was a racing
The Lightyear One solar-supplemented electric car hasn’t started production, but its Dutch maker is already planning a second, more-affordable model. In a keynote presentation earlier this month, Lightyear confirmed plans to launch a second EV, appropriately dubbed Lightyear Two, in late 2024 or early 2025. The Lightyear Two will have a smaller battery pack and
Australia-based Syrah Resources has signed a binding offtake agreement with Tesla to supply natural graphite Active Anode Material (AAM) from its vertically integrated AAM production facility in Vidalia, Louisiana. Tesla will buy the majority of the proposed initial expansion of AAM production capacity at Vidalia at a fixed price for an initial term of four
Did you just get a new e-bike for the holidays? Or have you already been riding all year but now find yourself met with the cold new reality of winter e-biking? Here are tips from several e-bike manufacturers to get the most out of your e-bike and your winter riding experience. Winter electric bike tips
By Simon Alvarez Posted on December 30, 2021 It appears that Tesla and its software development team have heard the feedback from electric vehicle owners following the release of Software V11 and its updated user interface. As per a recent post from CEO Elon Musk on Twitter, numerous improvements to V11’s UI are coming, likely
Our friend, Alex Guberman, host of the YouTube channel E For Electric, recently visited the Istanbul headquarters of TOGG, a Turkish electric vehicle startup, and produced the above video on his findings. Guberman also had the opportunity to interview TOGG’s CEO, Gürcan Karakaş, and get a tour of TOGG’s factory which is still under construction
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To end 2021 we have a very special episode where Robert travels to Amsterdam to be reunited with a dear old friend. Robert’s 2011 Nissan Leaf has been stranded in Europe due to the pandemic but thanks to New Electric it has finally got it’s new battery fitted! Now with almost triple the range join
ecovolta has launched a new generation of its evoTractionBattery traction battery, which it says offers specific energy of up to 172 Wh/kg. The battery packs, which are certified to automotive standards, are designed for commercial EVs, construction machines and boats. The new generation is available in 48- and 96-volt versions, and offers four different memory
Stockholm-headquartered Hexicon, which develops floating offshore wind farms and designs patented dual turbine floating wind power platforms, has formed a 50-50 joint venture with Bologna-based clean energy developer Avapa Energy to develop offshore floating wind farms for Italy. The new joint venture is called AvenHexicon, and it will identify sites for floating wind farms and
With its tidy proportions and low top speed, the Citroën Ami electric microcar seems most at home in urban areas. But the French automaker recently reimagined the Ami for a more rugged environment. The Citroën My Ami Buggy concept dons off-road costume jewelry to show how the Ami might be used as a vacation plaything.
How many times this week have you read that renewable energy is unreliable, and will never be able to completely replace fossil fuels on the electrical grid? Well, there is at least one group of scientists who don’t agree. A study led by Stanford University Professor Mark Jacobson has found that a US energy system
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By Joey Klender Posted on December 29, 2021 Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt announced that on December 28th, it successfully produced the first lithium-ion battery cell to be designed, developed, and built completely in Europe by a homegrown company. “Last night, the commissioning of the Northvolt Ett gigafactory in northern Sweden led to the assembly of