Truck charging is emerging as a lucrative market opportunity in the electric vehicle (EV) landscape. By 2030, Europe is expected to see over 550,000 electric trucks on its roads, driving a substantial demand for charging infrastructure.
A new report by Charles River Associates sheds light on a significant hurdle in the path to electrifying commercial fleets – the delivery of sufficient power to fleet depots through constrained electricity grids. While the benefits of electrifying fleets are undeniable, addressing this complex challenge is essential to ensure the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) is successful.
The landscape of electric vehicle (EV) charging in the United States is rapidly evolving, and one significant change on the horizon is Tesla’s groundbreaking initiative to open its charging network. This shift is a direct result of Tesla’s introduction of the North American Charging Specification (NACS) connector, which promises to boost accessibility for electric vehicle owners.
The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) has emphasised the significant potential of Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicles (HDEV) in contributing to grid flexibility services. This potential is largely untapped, and its realization depends on the development and implementation of a robust framework.
The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) has provided an in-depth analysis of the operational patterns of electric long-haul trucks, which are emerging as a key component in Europe’s strategy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from the transport sector.
Germany has reached a pivotal moment in its journey towards sustainable transportation, surpassing 1 million battery electric vehicles (BEVs) on its roads as of December 2022. This achievement underscores the nation’s commitment to its target of 15 million EVs by 2030, a crucial component of the European Union’s broader goal of 30 million EVs across the bloc by the same timeline.
A report published by the NREL unveils the quantitative needs assessment for a national charging network capable of supporting the rapid transition to plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) in the United States. The report comes as the U.S. strives to achieve economy-wide net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and meets the ambitious climate goals set forth by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Between January 2022 and November 2022, BYD surpassed LG Energy Solution to achieve third place in the ranking of installed battery capacity for all electric cars sold globally (BEV, PHEV, and HEV). During this period, 446.0 GWh, or 74.7% more energy than the previous year, was stored in the batteries of electric cars. Since the third quarter of 2020, the market has been continuously growing.
The cost of lithium-ion battery packs has increased for the first time since BloombergNEF (BNEF) started monitoring the industry in 2010. This is due to rising raw material and battery component prices as well as skyrocketing inflation.
The EU’s 27 member states have increased the number of goals they have set for the phase-out of conventionally fueled cars.
While China is presently in front of Europe and the US in terms of electrifying the auto industry, the European market will recover in 2025 and regain the lead over the other global regions by 2030.
In the EU, BEVs now account for 11.9% of all new passenger car registrations (up from 9.8% in Q3 2021).
For this episode of EV Frontrunners, we interviewed Mathijs van der Goot. He is the Global EV & Charging Manager at LeasePlan. When and how did you started your career in the electric mobility space? I’m originally coming from the side of large fleet management as a fleet consultant for our large global customers. That […]
For this episode, we interviewed Eric van Voorden. He is the founder and CEO of Last Mile Solutions (2007) and the Chairman of the Dutch Organization of Electrical Transport (DOET). You are the co-founder of one of Europe’s oldest EV Charging companies. How did you start your career in e-Mobility? After developing different kinds of […]
From October 2020 onwards we started with our monthly ‘EV Frontrunners’ talks. Inspiring EV Leaders share their personal motivation, the challenges they encountered, highlights and view on the (daily) business. For this first episode, we interviewed Frank Muehlon. He is in ‘charge’ of ABB’s Global EV Infrastructure Solutions. At present, you are leading […]
Transaction sizes down, volumes up despite COVID-19 Estimated investments in e-mobility related start-ups totalled over $2.6 billion in the first quarter of 2020. Although a significant number, The Global e-Mobility Funding Report for Q1 2020 shows that compared with last year, total disclosed funding was down 18% over the same quarter last year, with the number of announced transactions […]
It seems like e-Mobility has become the new tech market for all types of investors. Companies like Tesla, Rivian, Byton, Bird, Tier Mobility, Sono Motors, and ChargePoint are the new Facebooks of this era. Besides venture capitalists (VCs), many corporate venture entities of Fortune 500 companies stepped in last year. In 2019, old mastodons like […]
The Dutch e-mobility consultancy EVBoosters crunched some numbers for e-mobility funding during Q3/2019. Using data from CrunchBase, a database for investments in tech start-ups primarily, the firm highlights trends and companies leading the chase for fresh capital. According to EVBoosters and cooperating analysts at Venture IQ, the third quarter of 2019 showed a total of […]
Download now The global sales in electric vehicles (EV) reached 1.134.000 units in the 1st half of 2019, 46 % higher than for the same period in 2018. Now that global & local authorities, carmakers, energy companies and investors have acknowledged that there is no ‘Planet B’, the push and related investments in EVs is accelerating. […]
Ready to set the new standard in e-Mobility Recruitment. By 2025 up to 5 million electrified cars and vans will hit the European roads. The available EV Models will grow from around 70 (2019) to 350 by that time. The production of electric vehicles in Europe is expected to multiply six-fold between 2019 and 2025. […]
A great number of new electrified car models will be launched the following years by European, Asian and US car OEM’s. Established and new-born EV brands are coming into shore, which is a great opportunity for the overall energy transition. However, all EU countries are different with regards to EV maturity, (energy) legislation, consumer behaviouraland […]
Download e-Mobility Funding Report Q1 The e-Mobility industry attracts Technology companies like Baidu, Tencentand Amazon as strategic (lead) investors. A Quarterly Global e-Mobility M&A report unveils 29 transactions with a total value of over $ US 2 billion dollars. It seems that the electric mobility and charging infrastructure industry is the new everlasting ‘bull market’. […]
Markets & technology scouting firm Venture IQ and electric vehicle (EV) consultancy firm EVBoosters™ will start an EV-focused collaboration from February 1st 2019 onwards. This partnership offers clients like EV industry manufacturers, carmakers and investors the advantage to act pro-active in this high pace and already competitive market. Combining a data-driven approach and EV strategy […]