Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced an agreement with Electrify
America to provide owners of the all-new 2021 VW ID.4 electric SUV with
three years of unlimited charging sessions on the nation’s largest open
DC fast charging network at no additional cost to the vehicle’s purchase
Kia Motors Corporation is continuing its efforts to diversify mobility
services with the launch of a new mobility service, ‘KiaMobility’. The
dealer-led car usership service allows users to rent vehicles from
dealers for just a single day or up to a whole year.
Nikola Corporation announced that Trevor Milton approached the Board of
Directors and proposed to voluntarily step aside as Executive Chairman
and from the Board. The Board accepted his proposal, and Stephen Girsky,
former Vice Chairman of General Motors Co. and a member of Nikola’s
Board, has been appointed Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.
Punch Powertrain and Groupe PSA announced the launch of their Joint
Venture – ‘Punch Powertrain PSA e-transmissions’. Following regulatory
approvals, the company was founded and has started its operations as of
September 17, 2020.
South Lanarkshire Council has taken delivery of 141 all-electric new
Renault ZOEs, the order being the biggest ever placed for Renault Z.E.
electric vehicles in Scotland and reaffirming the Council’s commitment
to implementing low-carbon travel across its operations.
The COVID-19 crisis has presented new challenges for mobility, with
social distancing impacting public transportation, the flow of traffic
being affected by more deliveries, and increasing concerns regarding
personal health and well-being.
Daimler Trucks presented its technology strategy for the electrification
of its vehicles, ranging from urban distribution to international
long-haul transport, thus reaffirming its commitment to the goals of the
Paris Climate Protection Convention.
The Mercedes-Benz Bremen Plant is celebrating a special anniversary: An
EQC (combined power consumption: 21.3-20.2 kWh/100 km; combined CO2
emissions: 0 g/km), the Mercedes-Benz among electric vehicles, is the
nine millionth vehicle “made in Bremen” to roll off the assembly line.