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Audi is also planning small electric cars

audi-a2-concept-2011-elektroautoVW subsidiary Audi will electrify all core segments by 2027, according to Oliver Hoffmann, a member of the board of management responsible for development. According to statements made by the manager in an interview, this also includes battery-electric premium small cars. “We will electrify all core segments by 2027,” Hoffmann told the German publication Automobilwoche. […] More…

Textron takes over Slovenian electric aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel

The US conglomerate Textron, which produces Cessna and Beechcraft aircraft among others, is acquiring the Slovenian electric aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel. Upon completion of the transaction, Textron plans to form a new business unit called Textron eAviation for the development of sustainable aircraft, which will include Pipistrel. The deal is expected to close in the second […] More…

Textron takes over Slovenia’s Pipistrel

The US conglomerate Textron, which produces Cessna and Beechcraft aircraft, is acquiring the Slovenian electric aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel. Upon completion of the transaction, Textron plans to form a new business unit called Textron eAviation for the development of sustainable aircraft. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022, according to the […] More…

Maserati to go fully electric by 2030

With the Italian car manufacturer Maserati, another Stellantis brand has announced its transformation into an all-electric car manufacturer. By 2025, Maserati will offer a fully electric version for all of its models and from 2030 will only sell electric cars. This makes it the first Italian luxury car brand to make this transition, according to […] More…

Porsche confirms electric 718 successor

porsche-718-boxster-symbolic-picturePorsche has now officially confirmed that it intends to offer its mid-engine 718 sports car exclusively in all-electric form by the middle of the decade. The sports car brand will also invest in its own HPC infrastructure. Porsche did not provide further details on the electric sports car during the announcement of its business figures […] More…

Tesla tyres taken in Germany

Vandalism at the Tesla site in Weiterstadt, Hesse: During the night from Friday (11.3) to Saturday (12.3), unknown persons stole the entire tyre sets from six Tesla vehicles. The hub caps were removed from five other Teslas and the panorama roof of another car was smashed. The police are still looking for witnesses. carscoops.com More…

eMobility update: Audi A6 Avant e-tron concept ++ More details on BMW i7 ++ Allego completes IPO in New York

Welcome to this eMobility Update. The news today: Audi presents A6 Avant e-tron concept ++ BMW readies i7 ahead of Auto China ++ Allego completes their IPO in New York ++ As this is a new format, we’d appreciate your feedback and are open to sponsorship and networking opportunities. #1 – Audi reveals A6 Avant […] More…

Queensland introduces EV purchase incentives

In the Australian state of Queensland, incentives have been introduced for the purchase of electric cars. The subsidy per car amounts to $3,000 Australian (around 2,000 euros) for new battery-electric cars that cost up to $58,000. The incentives were announced as the Queensland government released the new EV strategy Queensland Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy 2022-2032. […] More…

Moreno Valley electrifies school buses

In California, USA, 42 electric school buses and an EV charging infrastructure will be deployed with a project from InCharge Energy, Creative Bus Sales and IC Bus. The project has now been approved by the Moreno Valley Unified School District (MVUSD). The partners say that this initiative represents the largest electric school bus purchase in […] More…

ChargePoint provides Picnic with fleet solution

The US charging infrastructure provider ChargePoint has signed up another major customer for its expansion in Europe. The online supermarket Picnic, which operates in 200 cities in the Netherlands, Germany and France, is adopting ChargePoint’s cloud-based fleet charging solution for its electric delivery fleet. According to ChargePoint, Picnic will use ChargePoint’s software platform to manage […] More…

Volkswagen joins initiative for responsible mining

The Volkswagen Group has joined the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA). The initiative works to establish strict standards for the responsible mining of raw materials. IRMA is an alliance of non-governmental organisations, trade unions, affected local communities, investors, mine operators and raw materials customers, which claims to have more than 50 members. Volkswagen is […] More…