BMW outlines iFACTORY production strategy; transformation to e-mobility; Plant Debrecen first CO2-free plant

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With its clear focus on the all-electric drive, it sets the conditions for future vehicle generations to be manufactured efficiently and in line with the company’s profitability and quality goals. A significant share of the plant’s electricity will be generated directly on site.

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Renault Trucks delivers first of 20 electric trucks to Carlsberg Group

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Renault Trucks has delivered the first of twenty electric 26-tonne Renault Trucks D Wide Z.E. We are proud to see our pioneering work with electric trucks, which began several years ago now, finally paying off. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

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Indian SUV major Mahindra intends to equip its new EV platform with MEB components from Volkswagen

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M&M) are exploring the use of MEB electric components for Mahindra’s new “Born Electric Platform”. Mahindra intends to equip its “Born Electric Platform” with MEB electric components such as electric motors, battery system components and battery cells. Designed as an open vehicle platform, the MEB electric platform and its components allows car manufacturers to build their portfolio of electrified vehicles, quickly and cost-effectively.

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Bremer Straßenbahnen accepts five Mercedes-Benz eCitaro buses, orders 15 more, plus 24 Citaro G

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Now five fully electric-powered eCitaro buses are following. The fuel-efficient and low-emission articulated buses comply with the stringent exhaust gas level Euro 6E (to take effect in 2022) and enable transportation companies to make the purposeful transition from combustion engines to electric mobility with their city buses. BSAG wants to achieve 50% climate-neutral operations by 2025. The electricity used is already coming from hydroelectric and wind power.

Volkswagen to electrify India, partners with Mahindra to supply MEB components


M&M) signed a Partnering Agreement to explore the use of electric components from VW’s Modular electric drive matrix (MEB) in the Indian automaker’s new “Born Electric Platform.”. The European automaker designed MEB for full electric vehicles.

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DHL to roll out 63 Workhorse electric delivery vans in US; first 30 in SF Bay area

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DHL will roll out a new fleet of 63 electric delivery vans that will serve US markets. The fleet of 63 NGEN-1000 electric delivery cargo vans are produced by equipment manufacturer Workhorse Group. 100 miles all-electric range. DHL will roll out the first 30 NGEN-1000 electric delivery cargo vans in the San Francisco Bay Area. Train and certify 80% of its employees as GoGreen specialists and involve them in its environmental and climate protection activities.

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BMW Group to build new pilot plant to produce Li-ion cells

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The new pilot plant will enable us to close the final gap in the value chain from battery cell development, to production of modules and powertrain components, all the way to installation of fully assembled high-voltage batteries at our vehicle plants.

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Audi & Hager Group investigating bidirectional charging at home

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In the first half of 2020, the proportion of green electricity as a percentage of the total electricity mix in Germany exceeded 50% for the first time. As the number of registered electric cars increases, the number of mobile energy storage units also rises.

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Volkswagen’s ID.3 debuts for the European market

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electric vehicle, the first model from the MEB product line for electric vehicles, is making its debut at IAA 2019 in Frankfurt. 1ST special edition enables electric ranges of up to 420 kilometers (261 miles) (WLTP) with initially three equipment variants. s spatial arrangement fully benefits from design advantages provided by electrically driven vehicles. First electric vehicle on the basis of the new MEB platform. Fully fledged assistance.

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