High time we start taking renewable electricity seriously as a transport fuel

By |november 4th, 2019|electric vehicles, News, Renewable Energy Directive|

Transport's contribution to EU emissions is more and more in the spotlight. Geert De Cock explains what the European Commission should do to get more renewable energy into our vehicles.

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Fiat-Chrysler, Peugeot group closing in on merger

By |oktober 31st, 2019|electric vehicles, Fiat, France, News, Peugeot|

Fiat Chrysler and Groupe PSA, the maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars, moved a step closer on Wednesday (30 October) to creating a new global auto giant as the industry battles ever fiercer competition and the costly shift from traditional to electric cars.

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Indonesian capital turns to Europe for transport solutions

By |oktober 30th, 2019|batteries, electric vehicles, News|

Jakarta’s traffic jams shave billions off Indonesia's economic output every year. A new focus on improving public transport and picking up tips from Europe hopes to free up the congested streets of the megacity.

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What’s driving mobility into the 2020s?

By |oktober 22nd, 2019|e-fuels, electric vehicles, electromobility, hydrogen, News|

Road transport faces a number of challenges heading into the next decade, as competition, environmental and social issues all exert influence over the sector. Here is an overview of the challenges on the road ahead. For all matters related to...

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Four of Europe’s unexpected electric movers and shakers

By |september 19th, 2019|electric vehicles, News|

Electric-battery power is often branded as unsuitable for certain types of transport and vehicles, due to concerns like weight and power ratios. But several new developments ranging from shipping to motorsport are cause for a rethink.

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EU auto industry forms unlikely alliance with NGO on electric cars

By |september 5th, 2019|ACEA, electric cars, electric vehicles, electromobility, eurelectric, News, Transport & Environment, Volkswagen|

Long-time adversaries Transport & Environment and ACEA have signed a partnership to roll out electric vehicle charging points, as the auto industry seeks to rebrand with a focus on digital and electric.

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Is technology about to overcome the ‘too heavy to electrify’ obstacle?

By |maj 7th, 2019|electric vehicles, freight, News, road transport, trucks, Trucks and CO2|

The scientific literature remains sceptical about trucks becoming battery-operated due to the cost and weight of large battery packs. But that could change soon as costs of battery packs continues to fall, writes Björn Nykvist.

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Macron unveils Franco-German plan to give electric battery industry a jolt

By |februar 14th, 2019|electric vehicles, News|

A new Franco-German cooperation plan on battery cell production will include the construction of two factories, one in France and one in Germany, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday (13 November). France will invest €700 million over the next...

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Green tech expert: ‘Car ownership is nonsense’

By |januar 25th, 2019|car industry, car sharing, electric vehicles, News, Sharing Economy|

The sharing economy can kill two birds with one stone by lowering the cost of green technologies and reducing polluting emissions, cleantech expert Radoslav Mizera told EURACTIV Slovakia.

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Time for Austrian presidency to make a deal on car CO2 or go home

By |december 4th, 2018|Cars and CO2, Clean Mobility Package, CO2 emissions, electric vehicles, News|

The last time a car CO2 regulation was negotiated in 2013, the agreement was blocked at the last moment by Germany, resulting in a year of delay and renegotiation. This year, it looks like history could be about to repeat itself, writes Greg Archer.

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