E.V. News

EMT inaugurates free electric bus line
Posted Feb 19, 2020

In Madrid, the municipal transport company EMT inaugurated the first "Línea Cero" between Atocha Renfe and Moncloa, which is operated exclusively by electric buses and can also be used free of charge. This first "zero emissions,...

Dacia will present its 100% electric car in 2021
Posted Feb 18, 2020

Dacia, the affordable brand of Renault, will arrive on the electric market in 2021. The French automotive group confirmed the information during the group's financial results. According to rumours, this vehicle,...

Skoda Enyaq
Posted Feb 13, 2020

Based on the Volkswagen Group's MEB platform, the Skoda Enyaq will be the first 100% electric SUV of the Czech brand. The "E", located at the beginning of the name, refers to electric mobility while the "Q" at the end creates a...

Toyota Mirai - 2nd generation hydrogen car
Posted Feb 10, 2020

Toyota has announced specific launch dates for the second generation of its hydrogen fuel cell model. Production of the updated Toyota Mirai series will begin in Japan this fall. The Japanese company has sold more than 10,000 units...

London wants to ban thermal and hybrid vehicles from 2035
Posted Feb 05, 2020

The UK wants to ban the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid cars from 2035. Five years earlier than expected. Declared objective: reduce air pollution as part of a program that could herald the end of more than a century of dependence on the...

GMC Hummer EV
Posted Feb 02, 2020

The success of Tesla electric cars and several other manufacturers is beginning to have an impact on the entire industry. The Hummer brand, which was withdrawn from the market nearly 10 years ago, is returning, this time with a fully...

Opel wants to build the largest electric vehicle battery factory in Germany
Posted Feb 02, 2020

Opel wants to build the largest German electric car battery factory in the town of Kaiserslautern, as announced by Michael Lohscheller. The "one billion euro" plant will be built in partnership with the French company Saft...

Volkswagen car sharing service - Weshare - will arrive in Spain
Posted Jan 24, 2020

In a matter of months, there will be more electric car rentals in Madrid available for urban and peri-urban travel. Volkswagen will compete with Daimler, PSA, BMW and Renault for the Madrid market, among other European cities. ...

Tesla Model 3
Posted Jan 23, 2020

We talk about hybrid and electric cars, we focus in particular on the data provided by UNRAE (National Union of Foreign Vehicle Representatives = Unione Nazionale Rappresentanti Autoveicoli Esteri) relating to the sales of this type of cars in Italy...

Drako Motors GTE
Posted Jan 21, 2020

A new electric start-up comes to challenge Tesla to duel, though in this case, the fight is somewhat unfair. Drako GTE is powered by a 90 kWh battery, boasting 1,224 horsepower and a torque of 2,200 newton meters. The manufacturers...

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...