E.V. News

EuroNCAP: Tesla Model X gets 5 stars without problems
Posted Dec 06, 2019

The new EuroNCAP tests in December 2019 confirmed expectations for a number of models, but they also brought some unpleasant surprises. Tesla Model X  - EuroNCAP results - 5 stars: 98% for adult passenger protection, 81% for child...

Black Swan - electric passenger boat
Posted Nov 12, 2019

Renault, through Seine Alliance (a company that is the result of the union between the Renault Group and Green Vision) has presented the Black Swan: a 100% electric boat powered by the energy of used batteries. The Black Swan is a...

Volocopter 2X Air Taxi flight over Marina Bay
Posted Nov 01, 2019

Volocopter has completed the first manned test flight in Singapore with its 2X electric aircraft. In addition, the company, together with its partner Skyports, has now put the spotlight on a prototype launch and...

Spanish drivers prefer gas cars over electric cars
Posted Oct 28, 2019

There are more Spanish drivers who prefer a car with an engine adapted to the use of LPG or CNG instead of a fully electric one. Sustainable mobility continues to gain followers in Spain. When buying a new car, more and more Spanish...

Police stops e-water taxi in Paris
Posted Sep 25, 2019

An electric water taxi developed by the French startup SeaBubbles was checked by police during a test drive on the Seine in Paris. They assumed speeding but this is not true: While on the Seine is usually a speed limit of 12 km / h, there is an...

Germany puts 100 billion euros on the plate for the reduction of polluting emissions
Posted Sep 25, 2019

Green turn for Germany, which puts on the table a maxi plan for the reduction of polluting emissions. A package that includes 360-degree interventions, some of which are dedicated to electric mobility. Overall, this ambitious plan will see an...

Audi will offer 30 electrified models in 2025
Posted Sep 23, 2019

Electrification, and mainly the electric car, are the future of the automobile industry. So much so, that many marches work and invest huge sums of money for the development of this technology that, undoubtedly, will end up being the tonic in the...

France: New E-Bus line between Bayonne and Biarritz
Posted Sep 13, 2019

Keolis, the public transport operator has put into operation in the far southwest of France, an electric bus line with ten electric articulated buses. The twelve-kilometer line with 30 stations connects Bayonne with Biarritz. A...

Hyundai Kona
Posted Sep 04, 2019

Hyundai has announced that it will install, free of charge, a charging point at the home of those Spanish customers who purchase one of its electric models. As part of the commitment of the Korean brand for electric mobility, and as...

PHEV fire truck
Posted Aug 29, 2019

Rosenbauer Australia and the ACT government, together with the ACT Emergency Services Agency plan to jointly develop a plug-in hybrid fire engine for service operations over the next two years. The PHEV fire truck based on the...

Volkswagen will install 4,000 electric car charging  stations
Posted Aug 23, 2019

The German automobile brand Volkswagen has started installing electric vehicle charging points in its German factories, a process through which it will launch 4,000 posts at its plants until 2025, the company said in a statement....

REV Hydrofoil WaveFlyer
Posted Aug 20, 2019

The renewable energy vehicle (REV) project at the University of Western Australia has partnered with technology partner Electro.Aero to develop the first hydrofoil watercraft, named WaveFlyer. The WaveFlyer looks like a conventional...

Permanent recycled magnets will be reused in electric car engines
Posted Aug 20, 2019

A new process patented by the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) allows the recovery of rare elements from permanent magnets of electronic devices and reuse them to produce new magnets for electric motors equivalent to those made...

Tesla Model 3
Posted Aug 15, 2019

Electric car sales almost doubled in the first half of 2019, compared to the first six months of last year. 100% electric vehicles registered an increase of 92% during this period, with 765,000 units being sold globally. According...

Citroen C4
Posted Aug 05, 2019

Citroën has confirmed the arrival on the market of an electric variant of the Citroën C4 in 2020, which will accompany the traditional combustion variants of the French group. In the last Paris Motor Show, Linda Jackson, CEO of...

Hyundai intends to build an electric car plant in Indonesia
Posted Jul 31, 2019

Hyundai expands its production network for electric cars: It was recently reported that the Koreans want to build the Kona Elektro in Europe. Now the group plans to build an electric car plant in Karawang, Indonesia. The Hyundai ...

India cut VAT on electric vehicles to 5%
Posted Jul 29, 2019

The Indian government has decided to cut VAT on electric vehicles from 12% to 5% and charging stations from 18% to 12%. In addition, the purchase of electric buses by the municipalities is exempt from VAT. The changes will come into...

Electric car production will triple until 2021
Posted Jul 19, 2019

The manufacture of electric vehicles will triple in the next three years, according to a study by the European Federation for Transport and Environment (T&E), based on data by research firm IHS Markit, which indicates that this...

Frauscher 740 Mirage Air
Posted Jul 15, 2019

The Frauscher boatyard, which manufactures yachts among other things, has launched a fully electric version of its 740 Mirage Air. The yacht is powered by Torqeedo's Deep Blue 100i. The 740 Mirage Air is 7.47 meters long and was designed by the...

Tesla Model 3 traveled 2781 km in 24 hours in real conditions
Posted Jul 10, 2019

When we talk about electric cars a very common but wrong rumor is that they only work well for city routes, but not for large journeys. Recent times have shown the opposite. Tesla, thanks to its network of Superchargers, has made it clear that with...

Schwarzenegger promotes electric cars as as a car salesman
Posted Jul 10, 2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger has always been very sensitive to the topic of electric mobility. The actor and former Governor of California has a Mercedes G-Class converted to electric. Moreover, Schwarzenegger had participated two years ago in the...

Audi e-tron
Posted Jul 08, 2019

The commitment to the electrification of cars is increasingly common among the brands, but if there is one issue that continues to worry users or potential buyers of these eco-friendly cars is the autonomy, the number of actual kilometers that the...

Electric unicycle: Jyroweel was released on Indiegogo
Posted Jul 02, 2019

Jyroball used the Indiegogo platform to launch its innovative product, the self-balancing Jyroweel unicycle in the form of a ball weighing 9 kg and with a diameter of only 25 cm. On the functional side, the Jyroball product is...

Renault Zoe
Posted Jul 02, 2019

Electric cars that can be bought between 20,000 and 30,000 euros The commitment to electric mobility is marking the future of the automotive market. More and more motor companies are making green vehicles since hybrid and electric cars are less...

The new electric cars will have to make noise from 1 July 2019
Posted Jul 02, 2019

The new electric and electrified cars, like the Tesla of Elon Musk and all the other EVs and plug-in hybrids on the market, are famous for their extreme quietness. These cars are too silent according to the EU, thus risking being dangerous. Electric...