Germany: Bosch plans to produce new silicon carbide chips at Reutlingen factory

Germany: Bosch plans to produce new silicon carbide chips at Reutlingen factory

According to German newspaper FAZ, electronics giant Bosch is planning to manufacture new silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors at its factory in Reutlingen.

CATL gets approval to start new construction of its battery cell factory in Germany

CATL gets approval to start new construction of its battery cell factory in Germany

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has been officially granted the requisite approval for starting the new construction of its battery cell factory in Erfurt, Germany.

Scotland: eBike Grant Fund enabled 19 organizations to purchase over 100 e-bikes for 2019-20

Scotland: eBike Grant Fund enabled 19 organizations to purchase over 100 e-bikes for 2019-20

In a recent announcement, the Government of Scotland has revealed the first results of its eBike Grant Fund that enables the purchase of electric bikes across the country.

Daimler’s Smart brand reveals ‘new-generation’ EQ models

Daimler’s Smart brand reveals ‘new-generation’ EQ models

German automaker Daimler’s Smart brand has released the first few images of the revised, ‘new-generation’ models of its EQ electric car lineup -- the EQ Fortwo, the EQ Fortwo Cabrio, and the EQ For

Europe: Transport and energy groups call for intelligent EV charging infrastructure

Europe: Transport and energy groups call for intelligent EV charging infrastructure

In recently issued joint statement, transport and energy associations in Europe have sought support from European institutions for a rapid deployment of intelligent charging infrastructure for elec

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CATL and its Brunp Recycling subsidiary are setting up JV for cathode materials

In a move which will enable Chinese battery manufacturer CATL to expand its raw material supply, a joint venture for cathode materials is being set up by the company with its subsidiary Brunp Recyc

Chinese government aiming at 1 million FCEV registrations by 2030

According to a report by the South China Morning Post, the Chinese government is aiming for an ambitious target of getting 1 million fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) on the roads by the year 2030.

VW ID.3 special edition, limited to 30,000 units, is out of stock

In a recent statement released shortly ahead of the upcoming IAA event this week, German automaker Volkswagen (VW) has revealed that its limited special edition of the ID.3 is now out of stock.

Porsche unveils final production version of ‘Taycan’ all-electric car

German automaker Porsche officially unveiled the final production version its first all-electric car -- the ‘Taycan’ -- on Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

BMW to discontinue hybrid i8 production by April 2020

In a recent press release, German automaker BMW has indicated that it will stop producing its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car from April 2020.

Fraunhofer ISE develops EV solar roof with highly efficient solar cells

Germany-based Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fraunhofer ISE) has developed solar roofing for electric vehicles (EVs), in an apparent effort to increase their driving range.

CNH Industrial invests $250M in e-truck start-up Nikola

In a recent statement, UK-headquartered capital goods company CNH Industrial has revealed that it is making a $250-million investment in US startup Nikola, which specializes in the production of el