First Public Ultra-Fast EV Charging Station in Europe is Now Operational

An ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging station that just opened in Germany could offer upcoming models of EVs a range of 100 kilometers, or around 62 miles, in a snappy five minutes. It’s the first public station with the super fast chargers in Europe. Four cars can be charged at …

India Plans National Standards For EV Charging Stations

India’s Ministry of Heavy Industries has adopted recommendations for the implementation of national standards for electric vehicle charging stations — Bharat EV Charger AC-001 and Bharat EV Charger DC-001. The Ministry first issued draft protocols for national standards for AC and DC charging stations in March 2017, which was later …

History of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles from the First Cars until Today

When it comes to cars today, it mainly refers to vehicles with an internal combustion engine (ICE) that draws its energy from a reservoir containing some kind of fossil fuel (gasoline, diesel or less natural gas). However, it is not known that the situation was quite different 100 years ago. At …

Akasol Cuts Ribbon on Europe’s Largest Commercial EV Battery Plant

Europe’s largest electric vehicle battery factory opened yesterday in Langen, Germany promising to offer a major boost to the roll out of large electric vehicles, such as buses and vans, across the continent. The €10m facility, which has been built by battery specialists Akasol, has an annual production capacity of …

The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio is a brutally fantastic EV supercar concept

This car, the Terzo Millennio (“third millenium”), built in collaboration with MIT, is very much a Lamborghini approach to the EV performance car. To begin with, it is obviously nothing else but a Lamborghini. There’s some advanced tech here, too, as you might imagine with MIT’s involvement. The most notable …

Carmakers Promise 400 Fast-Charging Stations Across Europe by 2020

Four of the world’s largest automakers have today revealed details of their plan to establish an extensive electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging network across Europe, with a promise to install 400 chargers across the continent by 2020. The Munich-based joint venture, IONITY, was established by VW Group, Daimler, Ford, BMW last …

IDVORSKY ELECTRIC TRACTOR: Our Idea for a Sustainable Future

The road that Dalibor Marković, Nikola Popov and Ivan Jovanov have passed since the first mentioning of an electric tractor till today is pervaded through struggle, learning, research, satisfaction, enthusiasm and disappointments, delusions and failures, victories and defeats. Everything that one creative process of creating startup and innovation implies. In …