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URBAN DRIVESTYLE and SWOBBEE with exclusive Battery-as-a-Service collaboration

The large-scale station offer of the exchangeable battery network provider SWOBEE now extends the usage radius of the URBAN DRIVESTYLE Bike Community. Effective immediately, URBAN DRIVESTYLE’s Uni Mk Classic and Uni Swing utility e-bikes will be delivered with SWOBBEE-compatible AES batteries. At exchange stations, the battery can be exchanged for a full one in just a few seconds, if necessary. more

Save the Date 18.05.2022 – Mobility Data for a Sustainable Transport Transition

Join us on May 18th for our networking event!

Look forward to exciting discussions on the main #urban challenges and the current solutions of the mobility sector with a focus on the opportunities and obstacles of #mobility #data for a sustainable transport transition.

Present your innovative #startup 💡 at our Speed #Pitching Session and get to know your #peers in our networking 🎉 session after the event.

Register here to join!

The once rivals will team up: Uber and taxi companies are cooperating in New York

Uber will team up with two taxi companies, Curb and CMT, to allow New Yorkers to order a yellow taxi on the Uber app. The fare will be based on Uber’s pricing and policies, including surge pricing, which can significantly increase the cost at peak times. Uber has discovered that partnering with taxi companies instead of fighting them can turbocharge its business. The company wants every taxi in the world on its platform by 2025.

More

 

VW’s Electrify America unveils new ‘human-centered’ EV charging stations

These charging stations will be installed in several cities in California and New York, complete with solar panel awnings and a lounge-like waiting area. Recharging times for electric vehicles can vary depending on the vehicle type and power source. Electrify America says the goal is to create “a more inviting transition to an electric vehicle lifestyle from traditional gas station.”

More

Londoners urged to avoid ‘unnecessary car journeys’ after high pollution alert

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has issued a high pollution alert for the U.K. capital. “I’m urging Londoners to look after each other by choosing to walk, cycle or take public transport, avoiding unnecessary car journeys […|” Khan said. Earlier this month, it was announced that Khan had asked Transport for London to consult on making the city’s Ultra Low Emission Zone London-wide from 2023.

More

Funding increase for green living environment in Singapore

The Ministry of National Development allocates $45 million to spur innovations such as energy-efficient cooling technologies in buildings which can then be showcased to encourage companies to adopt innovative solutions. The Ministry of National Development (MND) will also invest $64 million in research and development under the Cities of Tomorrow programme, which addresses challenges towards an inclusive and green living environment.

More

China 30.60 – Renewable Energy Seminar – March 24

Our friends at the AHK Greater China together with German Centres Worldwide are organizing  the seminar “RenewableEnergies in China” on March 24, 2022 to outline current trends and challenges for Berlin business for entering the Chinese market as well as to present practical approaches for switching to green energy sources.

More

Join us at the Urban Energy & Mobility Forum 2022 on April 1

Considering the growing numbers of city residents, changing transportation habits, and the pressuring need to cut congestion and emissions, urban areas are transforming their mobility patterns. On April 1 we will discuss these topics with speakers from ONOMOTION, Avorcargo, Ducktrain, Swobbee, Uber as well as Jennifer Dungs from EIT InnoEnergy, Prof. Barbara Lenz from the DLR, Prof. Dr. Andreas Knie from WZB and many others. 

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Battery-as-a-Service pioneer Swobbee receives nearly €6 million from EIT InnoEnergy and existing investor

EIT InnoEnergy is contributing just under EUR 3 million to the total financing, while the existing investor is contributing a similar amount. With the newly raised capital, Swobbee plans to proceed with the development of its battery platform and massively expand its battery swap station network for electric micromobility in Germany and its European neighbors.

More

 

Singapore Green Plan 2030

The development of Singapore’s mobility sector goes hand in hand with climate change mitigation measures. 

Singapore Green Energy Plan 2030 envisions 7 EV-Ready Towns with chargers at all HDB carparks to be implemented by 2025. Among the key targets of the Plan are 60,000 charging points nationwide by 2030, including 40,000 in public carparks and 20,000 in private premises.  

More

Stop of all activities in Russia / St. Petersburg

Due to the current geopolitical situation, the BBenergynetwork board and office have decided to stop all activities in Russia/St.Petersburg in the framework of the Urban Energy and Mobility Network project. Our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine. #NoWar is a prerequisite for international activities in our network.

 

ServCity project aims at deploying the latest autonomous vehicle technologies

ServCity is the UK’s newest autonomous mobility service research project, which helps cities with harnessing the latest autonomous vehicle technologies and their successful incorporation into a complex urban environment. Focusing on technology, people and scalability, ServCity aims to ensure the user experience is as intuitive, inclusive and “engaging” as possible.

More

Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #4 Singapore – March 10

“Singapore’s ambitious Green Plan 2030 and your opportunities” 

Discover how your business may benefit while mitigating climate change. High-profile industry speakers will provide you with current trends and developments in smart infrastructure, e-mobility, solar power and proptech. In cooperation with the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC). 

More

Urban Tech Republic becomes a test area for automated and connected driving

Our partner the “Urban Tech Republic ” is starting a brand new project on smart mobility: The airport site will in the future offer a unique opportunity to test new mobility in conjunction with artificial intelligence (AI) under real conditions. The new project will investigate the implementation of automated on-demand transport for distances to public transport stations.

More

Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #3 St.Petersburg – February 16

“Berlin meets St. Petersburg: Discover your opportunities in the field of e-mobility” St. Petersburg is facing many challenges in the current mobility structures like rising traffic congestion, emissions of pollutants and road traffic accidents. But many innovative and sustainable solutions are on the rise. In cooperation with the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce.

More

Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #2 New York – February 23

“Berlin and New York: Economic opportunities in the mobility sector”. New York is entering a new era of mobility. With changing transportation habits and the pressure of cutting emissions, New York City is transforming its mobility patterns. Key speakers will highlight current challenges of the mobility sector and offer best-practice examples of innovative mobility solutions. In cooperation with our partner Berlin Business Office, USA.

More

Upcoming CN-BC Webinars: February 11 & February 22 – Doing business with China

The Cooperation Network Berlin & China (CN-BC) has two exciting and highly interesting digital Webinars coming up in February, both aiming to improve your expertise when doing business with China. Both guest speakers, Daniel Gebhardt and Fabian Knopf, are generously offering a limited + free number of 1-on-1 meetings with interested Berlin-based companies.

More

Energy Efficient Installations and Green Deal Event in London on January 18

Happy Energy Solutions Ltd, Constructing South London and South Thames College Group are hosting a free business event. The event is targeted to support construction businesses working in the fields of energy efficiency installations. In order to meet the Governments 2030 Climate Challenge there is a need fore more certified businesses and qualified individuals.

More

Berlin plans to add 2000 public charging stations until 2030

The state of Berlin has comissioned an increase in public charging stations for electromobility. This includes a special focus on fast charging stations in all Berlin districts. All charging points created in public spaces must remain equally and conveniently accessible for all users with conventional charging cables (“Berlin model”).

More

CES Las Vegas 2022 on January 5-8

CES is the most influential tech event in the world and the proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators. This is where the world’s biggest brands do business and meet new partners, and the sharpest innovators hit the stage. After an online event, this year’s event will be held in Las Vegas. Online participation is also possible.

New York city bans natural gas in new buildings

This ban will force residents to use electricity for heat and cooking. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson explains the vote: “The bill […] will (help) us to transition to a greener future and (reach) carbon neutrality by the year 2050”. The plan is to cut carbon emissions in the long-term by stopping to use fossil fuels to generate power.

More

More than 350,000km have been travelled in London with TIER since June

A new analysis from the micro-mobility provider TIER has revealed that the e-scooters are being used frequently within our partner city London. Other data shows that popular time for e-scooter rides are at 6pm, with an average journey time of less than 20 minutes. TIER management is happy that their products are “being recognised as a convenient, quick way to travel”
More

New German government coalition aims for 15million EV cars by 2030

The “traffic light” coalition of social democrats (SPD), greens and liberals (FDP) have signed their coalition treaty. A major adaptation of the Mobility sector is the aim of 15 million electric vehicles on German roads by 2030. Besides that, investments in rail should grow to be considerably more than investments in roads and rail freight transport is aimed to increase by 25%.

More

Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #1 London – November 24

“What London’s cleantech and mobility sector can offer you” – Let’s start talking about London! Key speakers will highlight the cleantech and mobility sector and share valuable stories from the industry. Sign up now for discussions with experts from the field on the 24th of November to our webinar in collaboration with London & Partners. 

More

Smart City Tech Week China: Online Webinar from 29 Nov – 3 Dec

In a series of online webinars on Smart Cities in China from November 29th to December 3rd, the investment group Venturous will discuss China’s carbon neutrality goal, its challenges, trends and how Smart Energy technology can make a critical difference to China’s aggressive objective of being carbon neutral by 2060.

More

Beijing and Shanghai release Mobility Planning Guidelines

A recently published policy briefing by GIZ’s China Mobility Team highlights changes and plans in China’s regulatory landscape in the fields of mobility & infrastructure, environment & climate, as well as industry & technology. Beijing is taking a step into further developing a sustainable mobility sector.

More

Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #2 New York – December 1

“New York’s cleantech and mobility sector on the rise” – In collaboration with the Berlin Business Office, USA, we are starting a conversation about New York on December 1. Learn more about New York’s ambitious plans to become a greener city and join us for an opportunity to engage directly with the city’s stakeholders and experts.

More

“Shaping the Berlin of tomorrow together” on November 9

The Berlin CityLAB is hosting an online event on November 9th on the Smart City Berlin: the city writes a new strategy. Under the motto “Berlin livable smart” the city of Berlin is developing a new smart city strategy funded by the BMI. The event “Shaping the Berlin of tomorrow together” is part of the Berlin Science Week.

More

Russian Energy Forum 2021 on November 16-18

The Russian Energy Forum is an annual congress and exhibition event for professionals in the country’s fuel and energy sector, which is coupled to the exhibition “Energy of the Urals”. The event is a platform for relevant stakeholders in the energy sector. The event will be held from November 16 — November 18 2021.

More

Solar energy on the verge of a major expansion in Russia

Just before the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged that the country will reach carbon neutrality by 2060. A new program to support renewables has been implemented in September. This program is especially focussing on solar power.

More

Tesla added to Uber London plan

The mobility as a service provider Uber has added Tesla as an option to buy or lease the electric vehicles for Uber drivers in London. Currently, over 4,000 electric vehicles are already being used by Uber drivers in London, making the city a front-runner in the transition to sustainable mobility.

More

Volkswagen acquires stake in energy investor EIT InnoEnergy

Volkswagen has found a new partner in the energy sector: the automaker is taking a stake in the startup and energy investor EIT InnoEnergy. EIT InnoEnergy focuses on investments in the renewable energy sector. The collaboration between the two companies aims to promote technologies that can help reduce CO2-emissions in the mobility sector.

More

Global Moped Sharing Market Report 2021 digital launch event on November 2, 4 pm CET

INVERS and mopedsharing.com launching the 5th edition of the annual Global Moped Sharing Market Report. The event will be moderated by report co-author Enrico Howe from mopedsharing.com, who will present key results of this year’s study. Findings and implications for the moped sharing industry will then be discussed by a virtual roundtable featuring industry experts.

More

One year of subsidy program for private wallboxes in Germany

Just under a year ago, in November 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) launched its first funding program for the installation of charging devices on private residential buildings. By the end of the funding program, applications for almost one million charging points had been submitted to the KfW project management agency and approved.

More

New York City announces $75 million in new investments for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure

The NYC Mayor’s Office announced a $75 million investment in electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging infrastructure to support the City of New York’s vehicle fleet. The funding will help make the nation’s greenest municipal vehicle fleet even greener by installing 275 electric vehicle charging stations, replacing 300 gas-powered city fleet vehicles, and retrofit diesel-powered trucks to run on electric.

More

German-Singaporean E-Mobility Forum 2021

Join the Singapore-German E-Mobility Forum 2021 online on October 29 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm CET. Hear first-hand the government’s position on Singapore’s e-mobility action plan from Singapore’s Minister for Transport, S. Iswaran. He will be joined by exciting speakers to discuss Singapore-Germany collaboration on automotive technologies, Singapore’s strategy in transitioning to e-vehicles, and more.

More

The Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Tech Festival & Award will take place on October 20 as a virtual event

This year’s virtual edition of the SET Tech Festival & Awards, themed “Reduce, Reuse, Re-energize”, features a variety of online sessions and impressive speakers. The event addresses the most pressing challenges of the ongoing energy transition and the opportunities that innovation can bring to our carbon-neutral future.

More

Berlin becomes new Hotspot for R&D and Quantum Technologies

Berlin launched its “Berlin Quantum Alliance” in order to strengthen the research and development of quantum technologies in Germany’s capital.

More

The AsiaBerlin Summit (4-10 October 2021) offers a platform to establish an international startup ecosystem between Berlin and Asia.

The AsiaBerlin Summit 2021 will take place on-site with a huge number of online and offline attendees as well in a hybrid format. It focuses on the internationalization of startups across sectors such as Smart Cities / UrbanTech, HealthTech, FinTech, industry 4.0, AI, and Blockchain.

More

Vaccinated Travel Lane for Travellers from Singapore to Germany

Singapore has announced the establishment of a ‘Vaccinated Travel Lane‘ (VTL) for travellers from Singapore to Germany with effect from 1 September 2021.

More

News & Events

URBAN DRIVESTYLE and SWOBBEE with exclusive Battery-as-a-Service collaboration

The large-scale station offer of the exchangeable battery network provider SWOBEE now extends the usage radius of the URBAN DRIVESTYLE Bike Community. Effective immediately, URBAN DRIVESTYLE’s Uni Mk Classic and Uni Swing utility e-bikes will be delivered with SWOBBEE-compatible AES batteries. At exchange stations, the battery can be exchanged for a full one in just a few seconds, if necessary.

more

Save the Date 18.05.2022 – Mobility Data for a Sustainable Transport Transition

Join us on May 18th for our networking event!

Look forward to exciting discussions on the main #urban challenges and the current solutions of the mobility sector with a focus on the opportunities and obstacles of #mobility #data for a sustainable transport transition.

Present your innovative #startup 💡 at our Speed #Pitching Session and get to know your #peers in our networking 🎉 session after the event.

Register here to join!

The once rivals will team up: Uber and taxi companies are cooperating in New York

Uber will team up with two taxi companies, Curb and CMT, to allow New Yorkers to order a yellow taxi on the Uber app. The fare will be based on Uber’s pricing and policies, including surge pricing, which can significantly increase the cost at peak times. Uber has discovered that partnering with taxi companies instead of fighting them can turbocharge its business. The company wants every taxi in the world on its platform by 2025.

More

 

VW’s Electrify America unveils new ‘human-centered’ EV charging stations

These charging stations will be installed in several cities in California and New York, complete with solar panel awnings and a lounge-like waiting area. Recharging times for electric vehicles can vary depending on the vehicle type and power source. Electrify America says the goal is to create “a more inviting transition to an electric vehicle lifestyle from traditional gas station.”

More

Londoners urged to avoid ‘unnecessary car journeys’ after high pollution alert

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has issued a high pollution alert for the U.K. capital. “I’m urging Londoners to look after each other by choosing to walk, cycle or take public transport, avoiding unnecessary car journeys […|” Khan said. Earlier this month, it was announced that Khan had asked Transport for London to consult on making the city’s Ultra Low Emission Zone London-wide from 2023.

More

Funding increase for green living environment in Singapore

The Ministry of National Development allocates $45 million to spur innovations such as energy-efficient cooling technologies in buildings which can then be showcased to encourage companies to adopt innovative solutions. The Ministry of National Development (MND) will also invest $64 million in research and development under the Cities of Tomorrow programme, which addresses challenges towards an inclusive and green living environment.

More

China 30.60 – Renewable Energy Seminar – March 24

Our friends at the AHK Greater China together with German Centres Worldwide are organizing  the seminar “RenewableEnergies in China” on March 24, 2022 to outline current trends and challenges for Berlin business for entering the Chinese market as well as to present practical approaches for switching to green energy sources.

More

Join us at the Urban Energy & Mobility Forum 2022 on April 1

Considering the growing numbers of city residents, changing transportation habits, and the pressuring need to cut congestion and emissions, urban areas are transforming their mobility patterns. On April 1 we will discuss these topics with speakers from ONOMOTION, Avorcargo, Ducktrain, Swobbee, Uber as well as Jennifer Dungs from EIT InnoEnergy, Prof. Barbara Lenz from the DLR, Prof. Dr. Andreas Knie from WZB and many others. 

More

 

 

Battery-as-a-Service pioneer Swobbee receives nearly €6 million from EIT InnoEnergy and existing investor

EIT InnoEnergy is contributing just under EUR 3 million to the total financing, while the existing investor is contributing a similar amount. With the newly raised capital, Swobbee plans to proceed with the development of its battery platform and massively expand its battery swap station network for electric micromobility in Germany and its European neighbors.

More

 

Singapore Green Plan 2030

The development of Singapore’s mobility sector goes hand in hand with climate change mitigation measures. 

Singapore Green Energy Plan 2030 envisions 7 EV-Ready Towns with chargers at all HDB carparks to be implemented by 2025. Among the key targets of the Plan are 60,000 charging points nationwide by 2030, including 40,000 in public carparks and 20,000 in private premises.  

More

Stop of all activities in Russia / St. Petersburg

Due to the current geopolitical situation, the BBenergynetwork board and office have decided to stop all activities in Russia/St.Petersburg in the framework of the Urban Energy and Mobility Network project. Our thoughts are with the people of Ukraine. #NoWar is a prerequisite for international activities in our network.

 

ServCity project aims at deploying the latest autonomous vehicle technologies

ServCity is the UK’s newest autonomous mobility service research project, which helps cities with harnessing the latest autonomous vehicle technologies and their successful incorporation into a complex urban environment. Focusing on technology, people and scalability, ServCity aims to ensure the user experience is as intuitive, inclusive and “engaging” as possible.

More

Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #4 Singapore – March 10

“Singapore’s ambitious Green Plan 2030 and your opportunities” 

Discover how your business may benefit while mitigating climate change. High-profile industry speakers will provide you with current trends and developments in smart infrastructure, e-mobility, solar power and proptech. In cooperation with the Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC). 

More

Urban Tech Republic becomes a test area for automated and connected driving

Our partner the “Urban Tech Republic ” is starting a brand new project on smart mobility: The airport site will in the future offer a unique opportunity to test new mobility in conjunction with artificial intelligence (AI) under real conditions. The new project will investigate the implementation of automated on-demand transport for distances to public transport stations.

More

Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #3 St.Petersburg – February 16

“Berlin meets St. Petersburg: Discover your opportunities in the field of e-mobility” St. Petersburg is facing many challenges in the current mobility structures like rising traffic congestion, emissions of pollutants and road traffic accidents. But many innovative and sustainable solutions are on the rise. In cooperation with the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce.

More

Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #2 New York – February 23

“Berlin and New York: Economic opportunities in the mobility sector”. New York is entering a new era of mobility. With changing transportation habits and the pressure of cutting emissions, New York City is transforming its mobility patterns. Key speakers will highlight current challenges of the mobility sector and offer best-practice examples of innovative mobility solutions. In cooperation with our partner Berlin Business Office, USA.

More

Upcoming CN-BC Webinars: February 11 & February 22 – Doing business with China

The Cooperation Network Berlin & China (CN-BC) has two exciting and highly interesting digital Webinars coming up in February, both aiming to improve your expertise when doing business with China. Both guest speakers, Daniel Gebhardt and Fabian Knopf, are generously offering a limited + free number of 1-on-1 meetings with interested Berlin-based companies.

More

Energy Efficient Installations and Green Deal Event in London on January 18

Happy Energy Solutions Ltd, Constructing South London and South Thames College Group are hosting a free business event. The event is targeted to support construction businesses working in the fields of energy efficiency installations. In order to meet the Governments 2030 Climate Challenge there is a need fore more certified businesses and qualified individuals.

More

Berlin plans to add 2000 public charging stations until 2030

The state of Berlin has comissioned an increase in public charging stations for electromobility. This includes a special focus on fast charging stations in all Berlin districts. All charging points created in public spaces must remain equally and conveniently accessible for all users with conventional charging cables (“Berlin model”).

More

CES Las Vegas 2022 on January 5-8

CES is the most influential tech event in the world and the proving ground for breakthrough technologies and global innovators. This is where the world’s biggest brands do business and meet new partners, and the sharpest innovators hit the stage. After an online event, this year’s event will be held in Las Vegas. Online participation is also possible.

New York city bans natural gas in new buildings

This ban will force residents to use electricity for heat and cooking. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson explains the vote: “The bill […] will (help) us to transition to a greener future and (reach) carbon neutrality by the year 2050”. The plan is to cut carbon emissions in the long-term by stopping to use fossil fuels to generate power.

More

More than 350,000km have been travelled in London with TIER since June

A new analysis from the micro-mobility provider TIER has revealed that the e-scooters are being used frequently within our partner city London. Other data shows that popular time for e-scooter rides are at 6pm, with an average journey time of less than 20 minutes. TIER management is happy that their products are “being recognised as a convenient, quick way to travel”
More

New German government coalition aims for 15million EV cars by 2030

The “traffic light” coalition of social democrats (SPD), greens and liberals (FDP) have signed their coalition treaty. A major adaptation of the Mobility sector is the aim of 15 million electric vehicles on German roads by 2030. Besides that, investments in rail should grow to be considerably more than investments in roads and rail freight transport is aimed to increase by 25%.

More

Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #1 London – November 24

“What London’s cleantech and mobility sector can offer you” – Let’s start talking about London! Key speakers will highlight the cleantech and mobility sector and share valuable stories from the industry. Sign up now for discussions with experts from the field on the 24th of November to our webinar in collaboration with London & Partners. 

More

Smart City Tech Week China: Online Webinar from 29 Nov – 3 Dec

In a series of online webinars on Smart Cities in China from November 29th to December 3rd, the investment group Venturous will discuss China’s carbon neutrality goal, its challenges, trends and how Smart Energy technology can make a critical difference to China’s aggressive objective of being carbon neutral by 2060.

More

Beijing and Shanghai release Mobility Planning Guidelines

A recently published policy briefing by GIZ’s China Mobility Team highlights changes and plans in China’s regulatory landscape in the fields of mobility & infrastructure, environment & climate, as well as industry & technology. Beijing is taking a step into further developing a sustainable mobility sector.

More

Urban Energy & Mobility Network Webinar #2 New York – December 1

“New York’s cleantech and mobility sector on the rise” – In collaboration with the Berlin Business Office, USA, we are starting a conversation about New York on December 1. Learn more about New York’s ambitious plans to become a greener city and join us for an opportunity to engage directly with the city’s stakeholders and experts.

More

“Shaping the Berlin of tomorrow together” on November 9

The Berlin CityLAB is hosting an online event on November 9th on the Smart City Berlin: the city writes a new strategy. Under the motto “Berlin livable smart” the city of Berlin is developing a new smart city strategy funded by the BMI. The event “Shaping the Berlin of tomorrow together” is part of the Berlin Science Week.

More

Russian Energy Forum 2021 on November 16-18

The Russian Energy Forum is an annual congress and exhibition event for professionals in the country’s fuel and energy sector, which is coupled to the exhibition “Energy of the Urals”. The event is a platform for relevant stakeholders in the energy sector. The event will be held from November 16 — November 18 2021.

More

Solar energy on the verge of a major expansion in Russia

Just before the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged that the country will reach carbon neutrality by 2060. A new program to support renewables has been implemented in September. This program is especially focussing on solar power.

More

Tesla added to Uber London plan

The mobility as a service provider Uber has added Tesla as an option to buy or lease the electric vehicles for Uber drivers in London. Currently, over 4,000 electric vehicles are already being used by Uber drivers in London, making the city a front-runner in the transition to sustainable mobility.

More

Volkswagen acquires stake in energy investor EIT InnoEnergy

Volkswagen has found a new partner in the energy sector: the automaker is taking a stake in the startup and energy investor EIT InnoEnergy. EIT InnoEnergy focuses on investments in the renewable energy sector. The collaboration between the two companies aims to promote technologies that can help reduce CO2-emissions in the mobility sector.

More

Global Moped Sharing Market Report 2021 digital launch event on November 2, 4 pm CET

INVERS and mopedsharing.com launching the 5th edition of the annual Global Moped Sharing Market Report. The event will be moderated by report co-author Enrico Howe from mopedsharing.com, who will present key results of this year’s study. Findings and implications for the moped sharing industry will then be discussed by a virtual roundtable featuring industry experts.

More

One year of subsidy program for private wallboxes in Germany

Just under a year ago, in November 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI) launched its first funding program for the installation of charging devices on private residential buildings. By the end of the funding program, applications for almost one million charging points had been submitted to the KfW project management agency and approved.

More

New York City announces $75 million in new investments for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure

The NYC Mayor’s Office announced a $75 million investment in electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging infrastructure to support the City of New York’s vehicle fleet. The funding will help make the nation’s greenest municipal vehicle fleet even greener by installing 275 electric vehicle charging stations, replacing 300 gas-powered city fleet vehicles, and retrofit diesel-powered trucks to run on electric.

More

German-Singaporean E-Mobility Forum 2021

Join the Singapore-German E-Mobility Forum 2021 online on October 29 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm CET. Hear first-hand the government’s position on Singapore’s e-mobility action plan from Singapore’s Minister for Transport, S. Iswaran. He will be joined by exciting speakers to discuss Singapore-Germany collaboration on automotive technologies, Singapore’s strategy in transitioning to e-vehicles, and more.

More

The Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Tech Festival & Award will take place on October 20 as a virtual event

This year’s virtual edition of the SET Tech Festival & Awards, themed “Reduce, Reuse, Re-energize”, features a variety of online sessions and impressive speakers. The event addresses the most pressing challenges of the ongoing energy transition and the opportunities that innovation can bring to our carbon-neutral future.

More

Berlin becomes new Hotspot for R&D and Quantum Technologies

Berlin launched its “Berlin Quantum Alliance” in order to strengthen the research and development of quantum technologies in Germany’s capital.

More

The AsiaBerlin Summit (4-10 October 2021) offers a platform to establish an international startup ecosystem between Berlin and Asia.

The AsiaBerlin Summit 2021 will take place on-site with a huge number of online and offline attendees as well in a hybrid format. It focuses on the internationalization of startups across sectors such as Smart Cities / UrbanTech, HealthTech, FinTech, industry 4.0, AI, and Blockchain.

More

Vaccinated Travel Lane for Travellers from Singapore to Germany

Singapore has announced the establishment of a ‘Vaccinated Travel Lane‘ (VTL) for travellers from Singapore to Germany with effect from 1 September 2021.

More

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