Febiac, Renta, and Traxio create Mobia platform

February 12, 2021

Car manufacturer federation Febiac, the federation of car rental companies Renta, and the car sector federation Traxio join forces to createThis content has been archived.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WaterstofNet has seen the number of member companies of its knowledge and industrial collaborativeThis content has been archived.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.

Watertruck+ inland shipping project to avoid 6 000 truck rides

February 11, 2021

The Flemish Waterway (De Vlaamse Waterweg, DVW) has announced a new phase of the Watertruck+ project. The project aims at finding solutions This content has been archived.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have €1,6 million European money to hand out for public or private projects to install chargers fThis content has been archived.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.

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 The new name should reThis content has been archived.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.

Dutch commit to zero-emission city logistics by 2025

February 10, 2021

Thirty to forty cities in the Netherlands are expected to commit before the end of the year to install a ‘zero-emission’ zone for city logisThis content has been archived.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 The American carmaker also indicates This content has been archived.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provide the American web store Amazon with green electricity produced by the CrossWind wind farm that This content has been archived.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.

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.

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.

‘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.

Brussels LEZ: Cdh puts finger on new standard’s delay

February 02, 2021

Brussels Cdh MP, Gladys Kazadi, calls out the regional government to do something about the lack of a defined timeline for the Low-Emission This 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.

Feed additive reduces cow’s methane emissions by 27 to 40%

January 29, 2021

A new animal feed additive reduces methane emissions of milch cows significantly. The emissions decrease by 27 to 40%, depending on the cow’This 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.

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.

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.

Biden: revisiting car CO2 standards to start EV era

January 25, 2021

It looks like America’s 46th President, Joe Biden, started from day one to work on a new ‘electric’ era for the auto industry. During his caThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Deloitte: ‘one in three Belgians planning EV purchase’

January 21, 2021

According to Deloitte’s 2021 Global Automotive Consumer Study, one out of three Belgians is planning to opt for an electric car for his neThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Air pollution makes Antwerp ‘second mortal city in Europe’

January 21, 2021

According to a European study, Belgian cities like Antwerp and Brussels score badly on air pollution. Antwerp sits second and Brussels in eiThis 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.

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.

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.

Brussels region expands enforcement of new Zone 30

January 19, 2021

Thanks to investments in radars and average speed checks, the Brussels police zones are going to carry out targeted checks and impose fines This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

From February, one ticket for Brussels public transport

January 18, 2021

With the new Brupass XL tickets and season tickets, as from 1 February, there will be a single ticket and a common fare for public transportThis 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.

Daimler meets EU CO2 targets in 2020 by tripling ‘xEV’ sales

January 12, 2021

German carmaker Daimler is confident it will meet the European CO2 targets set for 2020 by tripling car sales of its Mercedes brand’s ‘xEVs’This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Magnette: ‘No kilometer tax in Brussels before 2024’

January 11, 2021

“The Brussels city toll will certainly not be introduced during this legislature, not before 2024.” That is what Paul Magnette, President ofThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

GM’s new logo to emphasize new electric identity

January 11, 2021

General Motors wants a cleaner image with products that will increasingly be electrified and that includes a new logo. The new logo will be This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Elia: ‘2020 shows 31% record growth in renewable energy’

January 08, 2021

According to the annual figures from the electricity network administrator Elia, several renewable energy records were broken last year. TheThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Air pollution would push ten thousands of Dutch to move’

January 08, 2021

Ten thousands of Dutch citizens would like to move to seek for better air quality. Some actually do but others don’t have the possibility (oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Driving skills of seniors to benefit from smart technology

January 08, 2021

Senior citizens are very much attached to their mobility, and more specifically to their car, as a last resort for their self-reliance. But This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Germany: premiums push all-electric car sales to 206% growth

January 08, 2021

Despite an overall regression in new car sales of 20%, alternative drive systems (battery-electric, fuel-cell, plug-in hybrids, and gas) tooThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Almost 10 000 e-steps, scooters, and shared bikes in Brussels

January 07, 2021

The corona pandemic has led to fewer journeys in Brussels. As a result, there has been a stop in the boom in the number of shared mobility oThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Holland heating up faster than rest of the world?

January 06, 2021

According to figures from the Dutch Royal Meteorological Institute, the Netherlands is warming up faster than other countries in the world. This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels City 30: are cars more polluting at 30 km/h?

January 04, 2021

Since 1 January, Brussels is a 30 km/hour zone, except for the major axes where the speed limit remains 50 or 70 km/hour. While the reductioThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Germany to close coal power plants and tax CO2 in 2021

January 04, 2021

Germany will introduce two energy transition projects. On the one hand, the country will invoice every ton of CO2 emitted by transport and hThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch have already 1 163 electric buses operational

January 04, 2021

More than 20% of buses in the Dutch public transport system have become ‘green’ in five years. Since December, 1 163 emission-free buses areThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.