Posts Tagged germany

German Postal Service Turns To Ford For 2,500+ Electric Vans

Deutsche Post’s electrified plans haven’t stopped at just having a massive fleet of StreetScooter EVs, as the German postal service has just announced a deal with Ford to produce even bigger plug-in vans, using the Ford Transit as a base. Initially, Deutsche Post acquired StreetScooter and immediately ramped up production of its own electric delivery…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 19

China Agrees To EV Concessions For German Automakers

Germany and China will work together to fight climate change, and expand their partnership amidst U.S President Donald Trump’s decision to leave the Paris deal behind. Keeping their strong position in China is critical to German automakers BMW, Daimler, and Volkswagen. This week, at the Germany-China Summit, agreements were made…

1 week ago by Steven Loveday 12

German Electric Vehicle Market Doubles In April!

After a couple hiccups in France and Norway for electric vehicle sales in April, we got some news from Germany, where 3,587 new plug-in cars were registered – up more than 120% from a year ago.  Now that’s a big gain! Market share reached 1.2% for the 3rd month in a row, hitting 1.23% in…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 12

Fastned Expands Into Germany

Netherlands-based EV charging company, Fastned, will open several stations in Germany, prior to the release of a myriad of upcoming electric vehicles from several OEMs. Fastned has plans in place to construct a fast-charging network throughout Europe, and securing multiple locations in Germany is a significant step forward. The company…

1 month ago by Steven Loveday 3

Ford Puts A Stop To Focus EV Production In Europe

It’s official, Ford doesn’t produce the Focus Electric in Europe any more. The Focus Electric production was launched in Germany alongside ICE in 2013, but with sales of some 70 in 2015 and 61 in 2016, there was no other option…other than to switch back to importing it from the…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 31