Europe

New Construction Projects In The UK Will Be Required To Include EV Charging Stations

The United Kingdom has ambitious emissions goals, to say the least. In winter 2020, the U.K. government accelerated its ban on sales of internal combustion engines from 2040 to 2030. However, the U.K. also needs electric cars, motorcycles, and scooters…

Renault Zoe Goes From Hero To Zero In European Safety Agency Rating

French carmaker Renault (RENA.PA) on Wednesday received a blow for its popular Zoe electric model, as the European New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) gave it a zero-star safety rating in tests that are standards for Europe. The carmaker, which is…

OEMs in North America And Europe Target To Transition To a Zero-Emission Portfolio Entirely As Early As 2040

OEMs in North America and Europe target to transition to a zero-emission portfolio entirely as early as 2040. Shifting to electric powertrain calls for significant vehicle architecture and design changes to accommodate critical power components such as the battery, fuel cells, and hydrogen storage….

North American And European Commercial Vehicle Electric Drivetrain Growth Opportunities

The shift to electric powertrain calls for significant changes in vehicle architecture and design to accommodate critical power components such as batteries, fuel cells, and hydrogen storage. Commercial vehicles, although accounting for a minuscule proportion of the total VIO, are…

Allego To Begin Installation Of Over 250 Charging Stations Across France

Allego Holding B.V., a leading pan-European electric vehicle charging network, and GreenYellow, an expert in decentralized solar photovoltaic production, energy efficiency projects and energy services, announced the commissioning of the first terminals in a major network of fast (DC) and…

Volkswagen Moves A Step Closer To Creating Its Own Battery Cells For Electric Vehicles.

Volkswagen Group Components has opened what it claims as ‘one of the most modern laboratories for cell research and development in Europe’, in Salzgitter. The company is further expanding its expertise in battery technology and taking the next step towards…

BMW Secures Funding For EV Battery Aiming To Rival Range Of A Traditional Engine

A BMW project centered around the development of a long-distance electric vehicle battery has been awarded £26.2 million ($36.07 million) in joint funding from industry and the U.K. government. The Oxford-based project, called BMW-UK-BEV, is one of four to receive…

Sertec Group Established UK’s First EV Battery Busbar Production Line

Sertec Group, a UK-based automotive component manufacturer, has invested £1.7m (US$2.36m) into its research and development (R&D) programs, to enable the UK’s first mass-production assembly line for electric vehicle batteries. The new assembly line will be fully operational in September…

Innovative Process Enables The Recycling And Reuse Of Electric Vehicle Battery Components On A Commercial Scale

The UK’s electric vehicle (EV) sector is set for rapid expansion over the next decade, owing to the UK’s commitment to Net Zero Carbon emissions by 2050. With a ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars coming into…

Nissan Unveils New EV, Plans For Battery Gigafactory At Sunderland In UK; Potentially Up To 35 GWh

Nissan unveiled Nissan EV36Zero, a £1-billion flagship Electric Vehicle (EV) Hub —an EV manufacturing ecosystem—centered around its plant in Sunderland, UK. The project has been launched with an initial £1-billion (US$1.4-billion) investment by Nissan and its partners battery-maker Envision AESC…