Welcome to the new eMobility update! Here are the news and highlights of electric mobility driving us today: Tesla back on course ++ Sixt orders 100,000 electric cars from BYD ++ Nio delivers first ET5 in China ++ Battery train charging station in Ore Mountains ++ And electricity -Trucks come to stay ++
#1 Tesla: Production is back on record course
Tesla has a new one Quarterly production and delivery figures information. In the third quarter of this year, about 366,000 electric vehicles were produced and about 344,000 units were handed over to customers. This puts the electric car maker back on the growth track after a weak second quarter. The Grünheide factory is now turning out 2,000 Model Ys a week. The second quarter saw good progress for Tesla due to ongoing supply issues and the temporary closure of its Shanghai factory.
#2 – Sita orders 100,000 electric cars in China
A group of rental cars it is becoming more and more electric. Well-known electric models from brands such as BMW, Opel, Audi and Tesla will also be connected to electric vehicles from BYD in the future. Sixt has now signed a system contract with the Chinese that gives the Pullach company access to up to 100,000 BYD electric vehicles within six years. BYD’s first electric cars should be booked in countries such as Germany, France, the Netherlands and the UK in just a few weeks.
#3 – Nio exports ET5 to China for the first time
Nio has the first batch of series-released on September 30 ET5 for customers in China – and thus almost hit the target delivery window. As a result, Nio now wants to increase deliveries of the electric sedan very quickly. In the next year, the ET5 may also come to Germany. The fact that ET5 will be presented from September 2022 was already announced at its premiere in December 2021.
#4 – Battery train charging station at Ore Hills
In Saxony, regional partners in the Ore Mountains form one innovative charging station for battery trains. It will first be tested in a test phase and later used in regular operation for train journeys from Chemnitz. The charging station will be installed in Annaberg-Buchholz Süd in the spring of 2023 and then, on a trial basis, supply several battery electric units of the Coradia Continental type with energy.
#5 – MAN boss Alexander Vlaskamp on electric trucks
And finally, we would like to recommend another video interview. At IAA Travel we will be there MAN boss Alexander Vlaskamp spoke about the development of the electric truck market: “Transportation companies want to take a big step in reducing CO2 emissions in the transport sector,” Vlaskamp said in front of our camera.
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