November 2020

FIRST ‘CLUB’ FOR THE 01 CONNECTED CAR

Created by Geely and Volvo, Lynk & Co is trying to do things differently. First, by focusing on vehicle sharing instead of individual ownership, and second, by attracting potential customers through its own social “clubs.”

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October 2020

Elon Musk said the company will phase out cobalt and aims for a $25k car

the company’s moves toward eliminating cobalt in its batteries, And, with the new battery technology, Musk has said Tesla will make a $25,000 car.

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October 2020

Polestar calls for more transparency in the automotive industry

The Swedish automotive brand has pledged to publish the full details of the climate impact of its electric vehicles (EV) as they leave the production line.

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October 2020

Volkswagen teams up with Octopus Energy for EV tariff deal

The deal encourages VW customers to reduce carbon emissions, and electric vehicle running costs, by switching their home electricity and gas supply to Octopus Energy, a provider of green energy.

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October 2020

Scania debuts electric lorry that can travel from London to Birmingham on a single charge

Scania has launched its first-ever electric truck, boasting a range of up to 250 kilometers on a single charge.

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October 2020

UK car dealer sales rise as Covid drives people from public transport

Car dealerships have reported a jump in new and used vehicle sales in July as buyers rushed to secure alternatives to public transport following the easing of the UK’s coronavirus lockdowns

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September 2020

Jaguar Land Rover upcycles aluminium to cut carbon emissions by a quarter

With “&Charge”, Porsche Digital has successfully spun off its own company in the field of e-mobility, thereby expanding its digital business portfolio.

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September 2020

First German e-road trial now fully operational

Since early July, the first German electric road test track near Frankfurt with catenary overhead lines is fully operational with five Scania R 450 hybrid trucks equipped with pantographs.

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September 2020

VW begins production of ID4 EV in Germany

Volkswagen Group has begun regular production of the ID4 crossover, the second model in a planned family of electric vehicles that will be built and sold around the world, the company said Thursday.

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August 2020

German auto supplier sets up production line for face masks

Automotive supplier KB Backhaus has expanded its manufacturing to include the production of face masks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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July 2020

Digital Sealing

Bevor ein Auto seine Lackierung erhält, wird u.a. an den Schweißnähten ein pastöses Dichtmaterial aufgebracht. Es verbessert die Fahrzeugakustik, schu╠łtzt vor Korrosion und dichtet den Innenraum ab. Die neue Methode ermöglicht es, Dicke und Breite des Materialauftrags frei zu bestimmen.

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July 2020

Berlin Science Week

Berlin Science Week is a 10-day international festival between 1 — 10 November bringing together the world’s most innovative scientific organisations to celebrate science, to connect and to engage the local and international science community with the public

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July 2020

Nikola plans to sell hydrogen-electric trucks

Nikola Corp. (NKLA), which designs and plans to manufacture hydrogen-electric trucks, just finished its first week as a publicly-traded company. Its stock is soaring.

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July 2020

Covid-19 news.WDK: German rubber industry is systemically relevant

Kautschukindustrie e. V. (wdk) announced that the companies represented in the association are represented with their products in practically all areas of life and are therefore systemically relevant for supplying the population. According to the wdk, the supply in Germany would be acutely endangered without tyres. In a situation where critical infrastructures require special protection, they are of crucial importance.

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June 2020

Nikola plans to sell hydrogen-electric trucks

Nikola Corp. (NKLA), which designs and plans to manufacture hydrogen-electric trucks, just finished its first week as a publicly-traded company. Its stock is soaring.

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March 2020

Modular interiors

Trend car design: user centered design and materials.

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March 2020

Modular car concepts Mercedes Benz

Trend modular: car concepts.

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March 2020

Classic cars reborn as electric vehicles

Trend electric: classic cars electrified.

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March 2020

Charge a Car Battery in 5 Minutes? That’s the Plan

Trend battery: Formula E 3rd Generation.

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