NIO’s ES6 five-seater electric SUV was launched this week at an event in Shanghai, and the company further announced a battery upgrade plan for its existing longer-wheelbase, seven-seat ES8. Over 9,700 ES8s have now been sold in China, and upgrades to the new 84 kWh battery pack will be available from next autumn; six-seater versions Read More..
Electric vehicle charging infrastructure provider Allego is offering a smart charging solution which enables a balancing of driver demand, grid capacity and renewable energy supply. Its EV Cloud deploys the Microsoft Azure Digital Twins platform for real-time data processing and modelling, giving energy suppliers and service operators a solution for dynamic pricing and prioritization; for Read More..
The eMotorWerks JuiceNet cloud software suite for managing electric vehicle charging stations has been extended for commercial fleet operators. The new JuiceNet Enterprise platform allows operators to simplify the management of multiple charging facilities at different sites, using a single cloud dashboard. It also helps to optimize the charging capabilities at each site and better-integrate Read More..
Daimler and Hubject have concluded their pilot trial of the Plug&Charge digital certificate system, which enables electric vehicle drivers to access public recharging facilities without the need for a smartphone app or RFID card. The latest Smart EQ Fortwo and Forfour models, now in production, are the first to support the Plug&Charge system. Hubject has Read More..
With global competition in electric vehicles set to heat up, Honda is starting tests of its next-generation mobility products. The Japanese auto and motorcycle maker said its Electric Vehicle Testing Program, to be conducted in Saitama Prefecture, will include electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, electric scooters and electric carts. The tests will be conducted in real-world Read More..