• GM: Wireless battery management system

    General Motors will rely on an “an almost completely wireless battery management system” for its upcoming electric car models. The company claims that the system should thus be much easier to adapt to new models from a common set of battery components. GM worked with the company Analog Devices on what they call the wBMS (wireless Battery Management System)….

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  • EV Scrappage subsidies budget for 2020 exhausted. Increase is in discussion

    The budget of the Rabla Plus 2020 Subsidies Program, of 140 million lei (~28 mil eur), was exhausted in just 5 months. The program started this year on March 25 with a bonus of 45,000 lei (9,300 euros) for the purchase of a new electric car, which the buyer can not alienate in the first year. Individuals have reserved almost…

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  • Trofeul Iasi Electric Race

    Race Trophy Stage CNSS 2020 is held between 2nd and 4th of October in Iasi, Romania. At this edition electric vehicles can participate. For more details on the space of the competition, the program of the event, as well as the benefits of participation as a partner / sponsor, please download the attached document. In perioada 02-04.10.2020 este organizat evenimentul…

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  • Europe’s big battery bet

    Europe has a master plan to build a world-class battery industry, almost from scratch: Spend big, and spend now. There’s just one problem: The competition is already streets ahead. The European Commission, supported by a cluster of countries, has spent more than three years working up a strategy to jumpstart projects across the battery value chain — everything from mining…

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  • Program for Stations for EVs in the Municipalities extended until October 30, 2020.

    The administration of the Environment Fund announced that the session for submitting the files under the Program for Recharging Stations for Electric Vehicles in the Municipalities of the County Residences has been extended until October 30, 2020. Within the program were approved 19 funding files submitted by the following municipalities: Zalău, Piatra Neamț, Pitești, Râmnicu Vâlcea, Târgu Jiu, Oradea,…

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  • PRC K-ZE Spring in Europe DACIA’s 1st EV

    Renault will bring to Europe the K-ZE model. Under DACIA badge and rebranded as Spring the new car is an electric SUV that looks urban and it comes with good mileage. The ELECTRIC DACIA is a compact crossover. But don’t let that distract you from the fact that this is the most spacious SUV in the segment. Interior layout is…

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  • MOL PlugEE in Romania

    MOL launched in January 2020 the mobile app MOL PLUGEE in Romania. The mobile app allows EV users to charge at MOL gas stations in Romania also. Payment is made for an initiated session, one single charge, regardless of the electricity consumed or the time spent at the station. The map of the MOL charging stations in Romania can be found…

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  • Start on Turda’s EV Buses

    Turda will inaugurate on 16 dec 2019 the new public transport company and the 20 electric buses TUP – Urban Public Transport Turda is the newly established public transport company, directly subordinated to the Local Council. Turda will provide citizens with civilized transport services. The 20 electric buses that make up the new company’s fleet have been purchased with European funds…

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  • Deadline extended for March 31, 2020

    AFM extends the deadline for municipalities to submit financing applications for charging stations for EVs.. The mayors may submit financing applications for recharging stations for electric cars in the county resident municipalities until March 31, 2020, after the Environmental Fund Administration (AFM) extended the initial deadline to expire on December 13. The objective of the Program is to develop the…

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  • Memorandum of understanding between Romania and Peru

    A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING has been signed on 20th of November 2019 at Lima, Peru regarding the COLLABORATION ON ELECTRIC MOBILITY AND CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE between : AVER – Association for promoting electric vehicles in Romania   AEDIVE PERU – Asociacion Peruana de Electromovilidad Taking into consideration that transport is the fastest-growing contributor to climate change globally. Other major economies are moving…

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