Tag : Berlin

Polestar opens three more "Spaces"

Polestar opens three more "Spaces"

Volvo's electric brand plans to open three more Polestar Spaces in Germany before the end of December, with showrooms in Cologne, Stuttgart and Hamburg to follow the launch in Düsseldorf.

Solaris: Batch of 90 E-buses now in service with BVG

Solaris: Batch of 90 E-buses now in service with BVG

Solaris has completed delivery of the 90 electric buses ordered by Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) in June 2019. All 90 Solaris Urbino 12 buses are in regular service, bringing the total number of electric Solaris buses in operation in Berlin to 123.

Tesla resumes work on factory in Grünheide

Tesla resumes work on factory in Grünheide

Work on the Tesla construction site in Grünheide can continue, Brandenburg has agreed with Tesla on a longer deadline of 15 January to pay a security deposit of 100 million euros for possible dismantling costs, according to the Ministry of the Environment.

Attack on Berlin Tesla showroom

Attack on Berlin Tesla showroom

Unknown persons demolished the Berlin Tesla showroom in the Treptow district of Bohnsdorf last Sunday. Several window panes and glass doors were broken in the attack. In addition, eight soiled and one damaged car were found by emergency services at the scene.

Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf reaches target for charging stations

Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf reaches target for charging stations

In Berlin's Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district, all 48 planned charging stations, each with two connections, have now been installed as part of the "Mobility Points for Carsharing" campaign. Station-based carsharing vehicles are now gradually being added at some locations.

Nimble Energy: Startup offers on-demand charging service

Nimble Energy: Startup offers on-demand charging service

Czech startup Nimble Energy has unveiled a mobile charging service for electric cars. The company, which specializes in mobile storage and charging stations, is launching an on-demand delivery service for charging electricity.

Cold affects some BVG e-buses

Cold affects some BVG e-buses

BVG is unhappy with some Solaris electric buses, which are struggling in the current cold weather. According to BVG spokeswoman Petra Nelken, the bus in question is the manufacturer's twelve-meter bus.

Eloop: Investment in the millions and 200 new Tesla Model 3s for Vienna

Eloop: Investment in the millions and 200 new Tesla Model 3s for Vienna

The Viennese e-car sharing start-up Eloop (formerly Caroo Mobility) is benefiting from a seven-figure investment. In return, a subsidiary of the Graz-based C&P Immobilien AG and the Luxembourg fund of the European Super Angels Club are investing in the sharing provider.

Charging station does not turn supermarket into filling station

Charging station does not turn supermarket into filling station

If a supermarket offers a charging station for e-cars in its customer car park, it must still comply with the law on shop opening hours and may not open on Sundays. This was decided by the Administrative Court of Berlin (AZ: 4 L 162/21). The complaint was filed by the operator of an organic supermarket, who wanted to use an exception in the law because of the charging station in the car park.

Mercedes driver Nyck de Vries is Formula E world champion

Mercedes driver Nyck de Vries is Formula E world champion

In its first season as an official FIA World Championship, Mercedes-EQ driver Nyck de Vries won the title. The Stuttgart manufacturer also became world champion in the team classification at the finale in Berlin, but the future of the Mercedes works team is probably uncertain.

WeShare fleets VW ID.4 in Berlin

WeShare fleets VW ID.4 in Berlin

WeShare, Volkswagen's all-electric free-floating carsharing service, has renewed its Berlin fleet and is adding the all-electric ID.4 to its vehicle line-up. Initially, around 100 ID.4s will be added successively in the capital.

Formula E in Berlin: Edoardo Mortara and Nyck de Vries each win a race

Formula E in Berlin: Edoardo Mortara and Nyck de Vries each win a race

Last weekend, Formula E made another guest appearance in Berlin. While Venturi driver Edoardo Mortara won Saturday's race, Mercedes driver Nyck de Vries was victorious on Sunday. Formula E will also be racing in Berlin in the next two years.

Will the Berlin police also lock out Teslas?

Will the Berlin police also lock out Teslas?

What China can do, the Berlin police can do too - right? According to media reports, Tesla vehicles are no longer allowed to drive on the Berlin properties of the police headquarters and the State Criminal Police Office. The security chief says the cameras in the Teslas are a thorn in the side. The Berlin police denies this on Twitter.