• Spark launch in Romania

    Spark, a car-sharing service exclusively based on electric cars, will be launched on July 10th in Romania. The service competes with services such as Pony or BCR eGo. Spark , a service that allows you to rent electric cars for short periods, will be officially launched in Romania in a week, according to a press release. The company was created through the collaboration between the Bulgarians…


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  • Regulation proposal for Slow-Moving Vehicles

    Due to the raising number of e-scooters and the danger that involves unprotected and unexperienced users resulted in multiplication of draft laws to regulate slow vehicle traffic. The latest legislative proposal in this respect belongs to UDMR Senator Cseke Attila and targets vehicles traveling at no more than 25 kilometers per hour. According to the project, these vehicles will be registered in Romania only after their “approval and certification” by…


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  • Incentives for charging network private operators

    After financing Municipalities with 40 000 eur for a dual gun 50kw fast charger, the Ministry of Environment launches a new programe for private operators. The Government approved a Memorandum to finance private economic operators to develop electric vehicles charging stations networks on motorways, national and European roads On June 12, 2019, the Government adopted the Memorandum on the approval of the state aid scheme to support the development of the…


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  • Public fleets are required to purchase 10% EV

    Vote in the Senate: Public authorities are required to purchase at least 10% electric and hybrid cars The project, initiated by Călin Popescu Tăriceanu, proposes to amend Article 5 of the Government Ordinance no. 80/2001 on the establishment of expenditure norms for the public administration authorities and the public institutions as follows: “on the date of entry into force of this law it is mandatory for all…


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  • Premiere in Romania – Hydrogen Bus in Bucharest

    The use of conventional fuels is a taboo topic in Europe, with many cities announcing that cars with diesel engines would have a difficult life from now on. All in the name of combating greenhouse gas emissions and, naturally, public transport could not be avoided by these drastic measures either. Thus, perhaps as a preamble for the period to come, the citizens of Bucharest have had the chance to…


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  • +500 Electric Buses in 30 cities

    The Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration (MDRAP) The contract is co-financed by European non-reimbursable funds through the 2014-2020 Regional Operational Program. The buses must be ten meters operable in flat, barefoot, low-floor, unlimited access facilities for people with reduced mobility. The service life must be at least 15 years, of which the lifetime of use without a general repair of at least eight years. Also, the duration of use…


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  • First hybrid car made in Romania

    Ford Puma will be a 100% vehicle manufactured in Romania. It will be produced in Craiova at the same time as the first SUV introduced by Ford in Craiova, model EcoSport. Ford Puma will also have a hybrid version. Thus, Ford Puma becomes the first hybrid car to be produced in Romania. The company did not give details about future concomitant production, nor about production volume or starting price. All…


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  • Three Jolotca mines re-opened

    Ministry of Economy has re-opened 3 mines closed in ’89 that will put Romania on the map of EV battery alliance metals. Ministry of Economy – Nicolae Badalau “This is extremely important. Romania stands on 400 tons of gold. We are not talking about Rosia Montana. We have 2800 tons of silver. Cuprumin si Moldomin mines represents the third source of cooper in the country . I am working on the…


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  • Two hybrid ferries will be built at Mangalia

    Damen Mangalia Shipyard received an order for the construction of two hybrid ferries for Seaspan Ferries Co. Each of the two innovative vessels has a length of 149 meters, and was designed to allow loading and transportation in color with a total length of 1,034 meters. The ferries will be equipped with 2 megawatts battery packs, but will also allow the storage of more than 200 cubic meters of…


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  • 100 Electric Buses in Bucuresti

    The capital city has opened the offers for the 100 electric buses and the loading stations, the two offers being submitted by: – Association of Bozankaya Otomotiv Makina İmalat İthalat ve İhracat A.Ş. (Turkey) – SILEO GmbH (Germany) – New Kopel Car Import (Romania – Otopeni, representative of BYD Company – China) The auction is due to enter the technical assessment and the…


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