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16 October, 2020 man people woman summer

These electric cars are suitable as pulling vehicles

According to a media report, only a few electric cars are suitable as pulling vehicles for pulling a caravan or heavy trailer. As Auto, Motor und Sport (AMS) reports, only a few manufacturers offer a towbar. Many manufacturers also do not mention permissible axle load

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France to provide flat-rate subsidies for used electric cars

At the beginning of October, we were already able to report that France will again reduce the subsidy amount for the purchase of electric cars. From the current 7,000 to 6,000 euros from 2021, and then to 5,000 euros from 2022. The subsidy for plug-in hybrids will fall from 2,000 to 1,000 euros from 2021. But France does not only want to cut premiums in the future, it even wants to issue new ones. According to Transport Minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari, a new subsidy of 1,000 euros is planned. This is to come into effect if one wants to buy a used, purely electric car.

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15 October, 2020 FRANCE REDUCES ENVIRONMENTAL BONUS

France reduces environmental bonus and wants to massively increase penalty tax for fuel guzzlers

As planned, France will soon reduce the amount of support for the purchase of electric cars again. From the current 7000 to 6000 euros from 2021, and then to 5000 euros from 2022. The subsidy for plug-in hybrids will be reduced from 2000 to 1000 euros from 2021. France will only pay the premium at this level for cars costing less than 45,000 euros. The separate subsidy for low-income households of 3000 euros will be maintained for the time being.

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13 October, 2020 Electric cars in Europe – What do consumers say/think?

Electric cars in Europe – What do consumers say/think?

A recent report from the computer and analysis company YouGov [1] has examined European consumers’ perceptions and attitudes about different powertrains in passenger cars (petrol, diesel, hybrid and electric cars). The report is based on responses from 11,400 consumers in Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

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29 September, 2020 Belgian government plans to ban non-electric company cars by 2026

Belgium to allow only pure electric cars as company cars from 2026

Only electric cars! The new Belgian government plans to ban the purchase of new company cars with combustion engines from 2026. “With an internal combustion engine” in this case means that plug-in hybrids would also be affected by the ban. In concrete terms, the ban would affect about ten percent of all cars registered in […]

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25 September, 2020 UK ban petrol and diesel

Britain wants to bring forward ban on internal combustion engines again

First the British wanted to ban petrol and diesel from 2040, then in 2035 and now the media is talking about 2030. In the UK, a ban on the registration of new cars with internal combustion engines may be introduced in ten years’ time. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to make an announcement this […]

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22 September, 2020 EV Base

The smartest EV charging stations for businesses.

Smappee EV Base Thanks to its functional and future-proof design, the smartest EV charging stations for businesses, Smappee EV Base is an added value to any car park. The charger is made from sustainable materials and requires little maintenance. A subtle LED light indicates the charging status. It also ensures sufficient visibility and increased security […]

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Energy monitoring and Smappee

Smappee Infinity, the smartest energy management solution on the market! Smappee Infinity offers a single solution for voltage monitoring and dynamic load balancing between solar, EV, and other appliances in the home and buildings through a cloud-based application interface. New phase measurement capabilities allow the Infinity modules and gateway to aggregate more data, reducing costs […]

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22 September, 2020 chargeable cars

What has happened in the global market for rechargeable cars in 2020?

2020 has been a particularly unique year, which has also had an impact on global car sales, which fell sharply during the first half of the year. However, the impact on sales of rechargeable cars (PHEV and BEV) differs between different markets. Below is a list of sales in the largest car markets and Sweden […]

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18 September, 2020 AUSTRIA TARGETS 2021 100 NEW HIGH-POWER CHARGING POINTS

Austria targets 2021 100 new high-power charging points

AUSTRIA TARGETS 2021 100 NEW HIGH-POWER CHARGING POINTS: The joint venture SMATRICS mobility+ of EnBW and SMATRICS is starting operations and plans 100 new high-power charging points in Austria next year. The joint venture of the two companies was created because they are leaders in their countries in the field of electromobility and rapid charging […]

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