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Sono and Bosch partner on solar-powered Sion repairs in Europe

Sono Motors and Bosch have agreed to cooperate on a joint Europe-wide network of car repair shops. Bosch says owners of the Sion solar electric vehicle will be able to use all services offered by participating car repair shops, including repair, servicing, maintenance, and warranty services. The companies say 50 qualified service centers will be

Aehra reveals SUV EV

Aehra has revealed the design of its first model, an SUV, in Milan. The Aehra SUV has narrowly elongated headlights that combine with LED lighting strips to highlight the outer edges of the lower air vents. The roof consists of a continuous glass piece that begins as the windshield and ends at the rear tailgate.

All-electric vehicles make up 15% of Volvo Cars October sales

Volvo Cars reports having sold 54,317 cars in October, up 6.9% compared with the same month last year. The company’s line of Recharge models represented 36.8% of the sales last month, with fully electric vehicles accounting for 15% of total sales. Volvo Cars’ U.S. sales for the month reached 9,478, up 8.9% compared with October

GM developing increased energy density Ultium battery

General Motors and OneD Battery Sciences execute a joint research development agreement focused on using OneD’s silicon nanotechnology in GM’s Ultium battery cells to drive significant increases in energy density for a longer range and reduced cost. GM Ventures and Volta Energy Technologies also participated in OneD’s Series C funding round, which the company recently

Tritium to provide fast chargers to Australian EV highway project

Tritium will provide fast chargers for a new EV highway that will span more than 7,000 kilometers (approx. 4,350 miles) across the state of Western Australia. The company says the project is part of an AUD$43.5 million (approx. $28.11 million U.S.) investment by the Western Australian government to expand access to EV infrastructure across the

Hertz, BP partner on North American charging network

Hertz and BP signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop a national network of EV charging stations powered by BP pulse. The agreement also involves the management of Hertz’s charging infrastructure by BP pulse and the customization of its Omega software to ensure Hertz’s growing fleet of electric rental cars are recharged quickly and

Mullen unveils new urban delivery EV in Europe

Mullen Automotive will secure exclusive sales, distribution and branding rights to the new compact urban delivery electric vehicle, the I-Go, which is fully EU Standard homologated and certified for sale in select European markets. The Mullen I-Go, intended for companies focusing on last-mile deliveries, is based on a 96-in. wheelbase, 16.5-kWh battery pack, rear-wheel drive,

Kia 2023 Niro EV debuting at $39,450

Kia has announced its all-new second-generation crossover, the 2023 Niro EV, will feature an MSRP of $39,450 in the Niro Wind and Niro Wave trim levels. Kia says the Niro EV is powered by a 64.8 kWh battery and a 150kW (201 HP) motor with DC fast-charging capability. The Niro EV is rated at an

Talon Metals, Fleet Space to use new mineral finding technology

Talon Metals and Fleet Space have agreed to pilot Fleet Space’s ExoSphere rapid mineral exploration solution at Talon’s exploration projects in Minnesota and Michigan. Talon is exploring for high-grade nickel deposits in the United States to supply the domestic battery supply chain with nickel and other battery materials required in the energy transition. “Increased accuracy

BP invests in free electric transport business FreeBee

BP Ventures has invested $6 million in the all-electric ride-hailing business Freebee. This Miami-based company provides free on-demand transportation to local communities through their mobile app Ride Freebee. BP led the business’s $8 million Series A funding round with support from Freebee’s infrastructure capital partner, Tensile Mobility. Freebee finances its free-to-the-user trips through local governments

Moke brings Electric Moke Californian to the U.S.

Moke International has announced the highway-legal Electric Moke Californian. This is the first time a genuine version of the original Mini Moke has gone on sale in the U.S. in more than four decades, and the first time a highway-legal version of the original Mini Moke has been available in America, with a top speed

Volvo Trucks begins vendor shipping program for EV chargers

Volvo Trucks North America has begun a new program to provide access to EV charging for dealers and fleet customers. The company says the new Vendor Direct Shipping program allows customers to procure mobile and fixed charging hardware solutions directly from Volvo Trucks dealers when they purchase Volvo VNR Electric trucks. “The Volvo Trucks dealer