Audi switches to agency model for sale of electric models

July 02, 2021

The agency model for sales of electric cars is becoming a rising star. Audi has confirmed that it will follow to adopt the model for its e-trons as of 2023, following in the footsteps of sister company Volkswagen that already went through this struggle with its dealers for the cars in its ID range. The […]

Car hire can be expensive this summer, if you can find one at all

July 02, 2021

Renting a car may be complicated this summer after months of pandemic pause, especially in most tourist areas. As a result, there is not only the risk that rental companies may be short of cars, but prices have also doubled or tripled in some European countries compared to other years. This trend in the agencies […]

BMW Group Belux donates 23 cars for technical education

July 01, 2021

The car world is on a tipping point with the energy transition and the autonomous car appearing in the (far?) future. But the technicians who are supposed to work on this new technology are also challenged. BMW Group Belux lends a hand by donating 23 BMW and Mini cars to technical schools. “Car technology is […]

MisterGreen expands to Denmark with 300 Teslas

June 24, 2021

The Dutch lease company, MisterGreen, specialized in leasing Tesla cars, is expanding its activities to Denmark. By doing so, the company will be the first pure electric lease company in Scandinavia. The target of Mistergreen is to realize more than 10% of the turnover of Tesla in Denmark within five years. It will increase its […]

Mobilize (Renault) presents future projects

June 18, 2021

Mobilize, Renault’s new mobility brand, has just presented its upcoming projects for the next few years. With Duo, Bento, and Hippo, the business unit is presenting, among other things, three fully electric shared mobility vehicles for transporting people and goods. Renault first mentioned Mobilize when it presented its ‘Renaulution’ strategy. The new business unit develops […]

Avere and EV Belgium continue together

June 16, 2021

EV Belgium is the new name of the cooperation between AVERE and EV Belgium. It now unites users of electric vehicles and companies that provide services within this growing sector. Both organizations join forces to make electric driving more attractive. Until now, there were two organizations in Belgium. On the one hand, there was AVERE, […]

BMW and Daimler sell their joint venture Park Now to Swedish EasyPark

June 02, 2021

The deal, which was already announced on the 9th of March, has now come to a full close and approved by relevant antitrust authorities. The exact amount of money involved in the transaction remains a matter of discretion, but BMW and Daimler have sold their joint venture Park Now to the Swedish EasyPark Group. Park […]

Charging infrastructure divides Flemish authorities

May 25, 2021

The recent decision in Belgium about the electrification of company cars has emphasized the problem of infrastructure. Charging infrastructure is a regional matter. The Flemish Minister of domestic governance, Bart Somers (Open VLD), has launched a facilitating plan, but not everyone is happy with it. Compared to certain other countries, e.g., the Netherlands, the charging […]

SkyCharge: mobile EV charging service in East Flanders

May 12, 2021

SkyTechnics, one of D’Ieteren’s major subcontractors for installing EDI charging stations based in Nazareth near Ghent, is launching a mobile EV-charging service under the brand name ‘SkyCharge’ to get stranded EV drivers with an empty battery back on the way. A SkyCharge van equipped with a mobile 9.6 kW AC charger can deliver a 1 […]