Scania, Mercedes-Benz, MAN The Only EU Truck Brands On Track To Decarbonise — New Study

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2023 18:40:30 +0000

EU needs stricter truck CO2 standards to help its laggard manufacturers compete with Tesla and BYD.

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100% Electric Vehicles Now 13% Of New Car Sales In France

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 26 May 2023 19:10:04 +0000

The China-made Dacia Spring was last month’s best selling EV and the 11th best selling car overall in France.

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From The Wuling Hongguang Mini EV To The Mercedes-Maybach EQS 680 SUV, There Will Soon Be EVs In Every Segment

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2023 18:05:15 +0000

The transition to electric mobility is well underway now, as can be seen from the progress made over the last 15 years. Battery-electric vehicle sales are regularly registering record market shares in several countries around the world. A lot has changed from the early days of the Tesla Roadster, and thereafter the Nissan Leaf and […]

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Mercedes-Benz Expands Lithium Production in Germany

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2023 19:05:52 +0000

There has been a lot of concern about battery materials and global geopolitical risks. In some ways, it would be easy to just keep relying on China for rare earth minerals, lithium, and other things we need for the energy transition. But, as we’ve learned in the past, depending on somebody too much gives them […]

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100% Electric Vehicles Now Equal 16% Of New Car Sales In France

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2023 12:29:59 +0000

1 in 4 new passenger vehicles in France had a plug in February.

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New Record Set For An EV Trip From Cape Town To Johannesburg In A Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2023 17:45:09 +0000

Motoring journalist Justus Visagie and co-driver Michael MacIntyre drove from Cape Town to Johannesburg in a Mercedes-Benz EQS 450+ sedan in 19 hours and 6 seconds. This is a new record for an electric car trip between the two famous South African cities. Netstar, a provider of advanced vehicle and fleet tracking, as well as […]

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Falck Launches Its First Electric Ambulance

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2023 22:15:44 +0000

A decade ago in 2013 I experienced an electric Mercedes-Benz Vito meant for the Danish postal system. A limited test fleet was deployed, but after the test period, the project was terminated. In 2019 the Danish branch of rescue service Falck converted a Tesla Model X into a first responder vehicle. Now it looks as […]

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13% Of New Cars Were BEVs In France In January

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2023 07:05:00 +0000

With the overall auto market now in recovery mode (+9% YoY) — yet still 17% below January 2020, the last normal month — the French plugin passenger car market hit the accelerator. This was all thanks to pure electrics (BEVs) jumping 43%, to 14,649 registrations, or 13% share. Surprisingly, despite losing access to subsidies on […]

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