Tag : Österreich

Italy: Alstom to build six BZ trains for Lombardy

Italy: Alstom to build six BZ trains for Lombardy

Alstom will build six fuel cell trains for FNM, a transport company active in the Italian region of Lombardy. The contract also includes an option for eight additional FC trains. Meanwhile, Alstom's Coradia iLint fuel cell train has completed a three-month test run in Austria.

FCA offers NewMotion charging solution to fleet customers

FCA offers NewMotion charging solution to fleet customers

Fiat Chrysler and NewMotion are collaborating to systematically provide FCA's business customers with access to NewMotion's charging ecosystems. The offering will be rolled out in 12 European countries - the first being France, Germany and the UK.

Compleo expands to Austria through sales cooperation

Compleo expands to Austria through sales cooperation

Compleo Charging Solutions has now expanded its business into Austria. After entering the Swiss market at the end of October 2020, the company is now expanding into the second neighbouring Alpine republic - via a cooperation with KSW Elektro- und Industrieanlagenbau.

Vienna International Airport tests electric tow vehicle

Vienna International Airport tests electric tow vehicle

Vienna International Airport is now testing the first all-electric towing vehicle in ground handling. The Bison E620 from Goldhofer can be used to tow and push aircraft weighing up to 260 tonnes - i.e. large aircraft such as the Boeing 777, 767 and 737, the Airbus A350 and A320 as well as Embraer jets.

Wien Energie procures 48 Kia e-Niro for its sales force

Wien Energie procures 48 Kia e-Niro for its sales force

Energy supplier Wien Energie has purchased 48 Kia e-Niro electric cars for its sales staff, bringing the total number of e-cars on the road for Wien Energie to around 70, making up the majority of its fleet of around 100 cars.

ÖBB Postbus plans first all-electric regional bus system

ÖBB Postbus plans first all-electric regional bus system

The bus company ÖBB Postbus has been awarded the contract to operate scheduled services in the southern Weinviertel region with electric buses for at least eight years as part of a tender by Verkehrsverbund Ost-Region (VOR). Operations are scheduled to start in summer 2022 with eleven e-buses.

ÖBB Postbus secures up to 40 H2 buses from Solaris

ÖBB Postbus secures up to 40 H2 buses from Solaris

The Polish manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach is to deliver up to 40 hydrogen buses of the type Urbino 12 hydrogen to Österreichische Postbus AG. The H2 buses are part of a series of framework contracts for the delivery of a total of up to 182 buses for areas of operation throughout Austria - 142 diesel buses and just those 40 hydrogen buses.

LEVC expands into Austria

LEVC expands into Austria

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is launching into the Austrian market with the appointment of Grünzweig Automobil GmbH, a dealership offering full sales and after-sales support for the Geely subsidiary's vehicles.

Pre-orders for Polestar 2 available in Austria

Pre-orders for Polestar 2 available in Austria

The Polestar 2 is now being launched in Austria, where pre-orders for the electric model are now being taken at a guide price of €55,900 before the order books are officially opened in October.

BRP plans electrification of its water & land vehicles

BRP plans electrification of its water & land vehicles

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), a Canadian manufacturer of so-called powersports vehicles, propulsion systems and boats, announced plans to offer electric models in all of its product lines by the end of 2026.

Austria: Cooperation on charging network management tools

Austria: Cooperation on charging network management tools

In Austria, seven energy providers want to cooperate in the further development of the IT systems required for the operation of charging infrastructure. To this end, they have now announced the establishment of a new company called E-VO eMobility GmbH.

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.

Hyzon Motors receives order for up to 70 heavy-duty trucks from Austria

Hyzon Motors receives order for up to 70 heavy-duty trucks from Austria

The US manufacturer of fuel cell commercial vehicles Hyzon Motors reports another order, this time from Austria. The grocery chain Mpreis has ordered up to 70 heavy duty trucks with fuel cell propulsion via its offshoot JuVe Automotion.

Biogena takes over 82 Electro-Mini

Biogena takes over 82 Electro-Mini

Austrian company Biogena has taken delivery of 82 all-electric Mini Cooper SEs for its employees, the largest electric Mini fleet in Austria.

Mer builds HPC at McDonald's stores in Austria

Mer builds HPC at McDonald's stores in Austria

McDonald's Austria has commissioned German e-mobility service provider Mer to build fast charging stations. By the end of 2023, all McDonald's Austria stores with parking lots will be equipped with HPC stations with 150 or up to 300 kW.

Volta Trucks chooses Steyr Automotive as contract manufacturer

Volta Trucks chooses Steyr Automotive as contract manufacturer

The Swedish e-truck startup Volta Trucks will have its first trucks produced by Steyr Automotive, formerly MAN Truck and Bus Austria, in Austria from the end of 2022. The two companies have now signed a production contract to this effect.

Renault charging service and GP Joule set up joint venture

Renault charging service and GP Joule set up joint venture

Renault charging service Mobilize Power Solutions and Schleswig-Holstein-based energy and charging specialist GP Joule Connect have agreed to form a joint venture to increasingly offer turnkey charging solutions in Germany, Austria and Switzerland - primarily for commercial fleet operators.

EQG production at Magna in Graz?

EQG production at Magna in Graz?

The Mercedes-Benz EQG will apparently be built by Magna in Graz in the future, just like the previous G-Class, as suggested by a supplier's announcement. Mercedes itself had not yet confirmed the production location of the EQG, but joint production with the G-Class was already considered likely.

Polestar 2 launches in Austria

Polestar 2 launches in Austria

Polestar has launched sales of the Polestar 2 in Austria, where it is available in Long Range Dual Motor and Long Range Single Motor variants. Polestar also recently opened a Polestar Space in Vienna.

Nissan to build charging points at over 600 dealers in Europe

Nissan to build charging points at over 600 dealers in Europe

Japanese carmaker Nissan will significantly expand the charging infrastructure at its dealerships in Europe through two collaborations. Allego will install DC chargers at Nissan dealerships in 16 countries for this purpose, but Nissan sales companies in Germany and the UK are going their own ways.

Easelink closes multi-million financing - with EnBW participation

Easelink closes multi-million financing - with EnBW participation

Easelink, the Austrian developer of the Matrix Charging automated conductive charging solution, has raised €8.3 million in its Series A funding round, led by SET Ventures, but from an eMobility perspective, the investments from EnBW and Wien Energie stand out.

Polestar cooperates with Smatrics and Fresh Mobility

Polestar cooperates with Smatrics and Fresh Mobility

Electric car brand Polestar has entered into collaborations with Smatrics and Fresh Mobility in Austria, under which the company is integrating new service offerings into its sales process to provide customers with help with infrastructure and financing.

Fisker wants to triple Ocean production

Fisker wants to triple Ocean production

Fisker is aiming to triple production of its Ocean all-electric SUV model by contract manufacturer Magna from 2024, in preparation for the expected surge in demand once the first examples hit the roads.

eTaxi Austria opens pilot location for charging tests

eTaxi Austria opens pilot location for charging tests

The eTaxi Austria project for testing automated conductive charging technology for e-taxis directly at taxi ranks is becoming concrete: Before pilot operation starts, a project location has now been realised at the Wien Energie site at the Simmering power plant in order to implement various application scenarios in practice.

Fisker considers expansion of Ocean production - also in the USA

Fisker considers expansion of Ocean production - also in the USA

E-car startup Fisker has announced it is considering increasing production at contract manufacturer Magna in Graz beyond the previously planned 50,000 units per year from 2024 due to strong interest in its Ocean electric SUV. In addition, Fisker is looking into producing the Ocean in the US.