Shell wants to become fully climate neutral by 2050

February 12, 2021

The Anglo-Dutch hydrocarbon giant Shell wants to become carbon neutral by 2050. To achieve this change, it will invest 5 to 6 billion dollarThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian-Dutch H2-industry cluster grows to 70 members

February 12, 2021

The Belgian-Dutch non-profit organization WaterstofNet has seen the number of member companies of its knowledge and industrial collaborativeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BENEFIC: €1,6 million to hand out for EV charger projects

February 11, 2021

Flanders and the Brussels Capital Region have €1,6 million European money to hand out for public or private projects to install chargers fThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi’s e-tron GT is flagship of EV range (Update)

February 11, 2021

Audi has launched the top of the line of its e-tron EV range. The e-tron GT and the even more sporty RS version are two versions of an Audi This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘One million EV public chargers must be EU target for 2024’

February 11, 2021

Carmakers, environmentalists, and consumer groups call on the EU to set ambitious targets per country to deploy electric vehicle charging poThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch MultiTankcard app also compares charging prices

February 10, 2021

The Dutch charge point locator MultiTankcard and MoveMove not only offer insight into the location of the charge points through their app, bThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Total renames itself TotalEnergies after historic loss

February 10, 2021

After a historic loss in the oil business, the French giant Total decided to rename the company into ‘TotalEnergies’. The new name should reThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault also thinks about electric R4

February 09, 2021

French car manufacturer Renault recently presented its plan for the coming years named ‘Renaulution’. Renault showed pictures of a new versiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla to accept bitcoin as means of payment

February 09, 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk once again hit the headlines by having Tesla invest over $1,5 billion in bitcoins. The American carmaker also indicates This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Amazon buys half of Shell-Eneco’s future wind farm production

February 09, 2021

Energy providers Shell and Eneco will provide the American web store Amazon with green electricity produced by the CrossWind wind farm that This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Swiss federal government goes electric as of 2022

February 09, 2021

The Swiss federal administration has decided to procure only purely electric vehicles from this year onward. This was stipulated in a directThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Veolia: take-over bid of €7,9 billion on Suez (update)

February 09, 2021

In the French ‘water and waste treatment battle,’ that’s ongoing for months, Veolia has loaded the big guns and issued on Sunday a take-overThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

The new Golf has arrived: test of the VW ID.3

February 08, 2021

The launch of the all-new Volkswagen ID.3, fully electric and based on the dedicated MEB-platform, didn’t run like VW had hoped. Finally, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

e-Fixxter: fully electric camper with fast-charging tech

February 08, 2021

The e-Fixxter is a purely electrically powered camper. The basis is a van supplied by the Stellantis group, and the conversion with the campThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

StasHH: EU consortium to standardize fuel cells

February 08, 2021

A consortium of 25 European companies and organizations, called StasHH, has joined forces to define fuel cell module standards for heavy-dutThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW is realigning its EV offensive

February 08, 2021

According to several sources, BMW is adjusting its product plans for electric cars to come. According to German media, some electric limousiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Hydrogen paste’ to boost e-scooters’ range by ten

February 05, 2021

Imagine a swappable cartridge with a chemical paste holding sufficient hydrogen to propel your electric scooter, delivering ten times the caThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

E-car market share boosted up to 10,5% in EU

February 04, 2021

The whole 2020 year figures prove the ECV or electric chargeable car’s advance (BEV and PHEV) is undoubted, rising to a market share of 10,5This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Electrified cars reach more than 80% of sales in Norway

February 03, 2021

Norway is considered a Walhalla for EV sales. The latest registration numbers for the first month of 2021 confirm the turnaround in the highThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Car sales continue to fall in 2021

February 02, 2021

Car sales continued to decline on the Belgian market in January. Last January, 27,2% fewer passenger cars were sold than in the same month aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

SK Innovation: third (giga)battery factory in Hungary

February 01, 2021

South Korean battery maker SK Innovation is going to build a third battery cell factory in Hungary. The factory will be situated centrally iThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

BMW wants to speed up i4 production

February 01, 2021

According to some media in Germany, BMW is speeding up the production start of the all-electric i4 from the year’s end to August or SeptemThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volkswagen’s MEB to power luxury electric catamarans

January 29, 2021

Start dreaming: a 15-meter Cupra-designed luxury yacht entirely powered by solar energy, driven by Volkswagen’s electric MEB-platform that cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

GM CEO Mary Barra: ‘We want to be carbon neutral by 2040’

January 29, 2021

America’s biggest car manufacturer, General Motors, is the first to react to the new (green) wind blowing from the White House. GM plans to This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Online store Coolblue becomes green energy supplier

January 28, 2021

Coolblue, the well-known Dutch online supplier of electronics and household appliances, expands its services and now offers green electricitThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Renault: Twingo will die, Mobilize is the future

January 28, 2021

French car manufacturer Renault has announced that the current (third) generation of Twingo will be the last. Small cars with combustion engThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Study: ‘shipping wind and sun to Belgium is feasible’

January 27, 2021

A study by the Hydrogen Import Coalition (HIC) shows that shipping wind and solar energy from other sunny and windy parts of the world to BeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis and Engie create joint venture for electric mobility

January 27, 2021

Through its FCA Italy subsidiary, Stellantis has signed a full set of agreements to create a joint venture with Engie EPS, the industrial plThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

HysetCo to replace 600 Parisian diesel taxis by FCEVs

January 27, 2021

HysetCo, the French asset management company that runs a fleet of more than 100 hydrogen-powered taxis in Paris under the Hype brand has acqThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Renewables have overtaken fossil fuels in EU in 2020’

January 26, 2021

According to Agoria Energiewende and Ember’s annual study, renewables overtook fossil fuels to become the European Union’s main source of elThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Shell buys German lamppost charging specialist ‘ubitricity’

January 26, 2021

Dutch oil giant Shell will buy German charging point manufacturer ubitricity if allowed to do by competition authorities. The Germans are spThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Tesla to produce newest generation of batteries in Berlin’

January 26, 2021

According to the German press agency DPA, citing sources in the industry, Tesla will produce its newest generation of batteries in its BerliThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vietnamese manufacturer VinFast previews three EVs

January 26, 2021

The new Vietnamese car manufacturer VinFast has shown its first three electric models. The VF31, VF32, and VF33 are all SUVs, respectively, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi announces exit plan for internal combustion engines

January 25, 2021

Audi is planning an end date for the combustion engines of its A4 and A6 models. The same will apparently occur for the A8. Even in plug-in This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACEA: 100-fold increase of e-trucks needed to meet EU targets

January 22, 2021

European truck makers estimate that around 200 000 zero-emission trucks will have to be in operation by 2030 to meet the CO2 targets for heaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volkswagen will have to pay EU fine on CO2 targets

January 22, 2021

In contrast with other manufacturers, the VW Group will have to pay a fine of approximately €140 million for exceeding the average CO2 emiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Four hydrogen stations for Picardy Wallonia

January 21, 2021

Green electricity provider Luminus and the regional development agency IDETA will set up four hydrogen filling stations and two production eThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgium wants undersea electricity link with Denmark (update)

January 21, 2021

The Flemish Minister for Energy, Tinne Van der Straeten (Groen), wants to install an underwater electricity connection between Belgium and DThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes launches the EQA, its compact EV

January 21, 2021

On the 4th of February, the new compact EV of Mercedes-Benz, the EQA, will go on sale all over Europe. EQA is a derivative of the recently rThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

De Lijn to redo its e-bus tender homework (update)

January 21, 2021

This week Flemish Mobility Minister Lydia Peeters (Open Vld) urged public bus company De Lijn to redo its homework for the tender for 200 (oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Porsche expands Taycan range with base model

January 20, 2021

Porsche is launching an additional version of its first all-electric travel sedan, the Taycan. It is a two-wheel-drive base version that offThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla extends partnership with battery pioneer Jeff Dahn

January 20, 2021

Tesla is extending its five-year-long partnership with the Canadian Battery Research Institute of pioneer Jeff Dahn at the Dalhousie UniversThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Share4Mobility: Renault dealers go for car-sharing

January 19, 2021

Ten Belgian Renault dealer groups have joined forces to promote car-sharing. Under the name Share4Mobility, they want to ensure national covThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi tests grid black-out prevention with e-trons

January 15, 2021

German carmaker Audi has set up a small-scale test in Germany to mimic one of the ‘horror scenarios’ skeptics of the electric car are projecThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Groupe Renault announces strategic plan ‘Renaulution’

January 14, 2021

On Thursday, Renault Group CEO Luca de Meo announced a new strategic plan, called Renaulution. The aim is to shift the group’s strategy fromThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Total and Engie to build 40 MW electrolyzer for hydrogen

January 14, 2021

In a joint press release, French petroleum group Total and French energy provider Engie have announced the launch of the Masshylia project fThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stellantis: starting the real work

January 14, 2021

Stellantis, the recently approved fusion between FCA and PSA, has been welcomed positively. Now the real work starts. Is the new group goingThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch Fastned sells more electricity despite pandemic

January 13, 2021

Dutch fast-charging network Fastned has sold 14% more electricity in Q4 (a total of 3,3 GWh) in the five countries it’s active in, despite tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VDL Roeselare to deliver 102 e-buses for Oslo

January 12, 2021

VDL Group will build 102 electric Citea buses for the city of Oslo (Norway’s capital). It’s VDL’s largest order of e-buses ever. The buses wThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Interesting Chinese EV newcomer Aiways U5: we drove it

January 11, 2021

The coming year will see a small avalanche of new Chinese brands on European markets, a lot of them producing electric vehicles. Aiways is oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.