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.
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Cologne-based energy supplier RheinEnergie has announced that it will be charging for its TankE charging points from 11 January. For technical reasons, however, the new tariff model will not apply at all charging points. Moreover, this is not RheinEnergie's first attempt to switch to a pay model.
Ford has apparently decided to build its first all-electric small car at the Fiesta plant in Cologne, Germany, and the U.S. automaker is also moving away from planned hybrid cars in favor of electric models, according to a media report citing insiders.
MAN has announced that series production of the Lion's City 18 E electric articulated bus is to start in Poland in April, but some vehicles - still assembled in pre-production - will be in service earlier: from April a Lion's City 18 E will go into regular service in Cologne.
CATL will supply batteries for the production version of the announced Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul starting in 2024. Daimler's commercial vehicle division has also entered into its own collaborations for battery and fuel cell truck infrastructure ahead of the planned split of the group.
More than 500 electric scooters have been spotted at the bottom of the Rhine by divers in Cologne, WDR reports, with GPS data showing them to be in the area of the Hohenzollern Bridge in Cologne's city centre.
A few months before the official launch of the Ford E-Transit in spring 2022, European fleet customers have now received some pre-production vehicles for real-world field trials. In Germany, two E-Transits are being tested in Cologne.
Polestar has opened two permanent showrooms in Germany in recent weeks, with the new locations in Leipzig and Cologne each replacing temporary and much smaller showrooms.
Ford has announced plans to introduce three new electric passenger cars and four new electric commercial vehicles in Europe by 2024, with a goal of selling more than 600,000 electric vehicles annually in Europe starting in 2026. There are also details on Ford's MEB model.
The e-cargo bike manufacturer Onomotion has gained another CEP service provider as a customer with UPS, which is using a total of ten new Onos in Hamburg and Cologne.