EV Week 5 2019: Tesla suffers from vandals, India tying with internal combustion engines, Europe is expanding the charging infrastructure, the company is preparing for the Geneva motor show, Tesla declares a profit, the mayor of Tbilisi pleases elektromobilitat

Electric mobility week began with a negative, namely that sabotage charging stations Tesla has become more aggressive in nature. Now they began to not just block, but even simply to break — a very unpleasant moment for the company and electric community.

Cut the charging cable on the Tesla Supercharger station © Twitter Mark Larsen

However the news from India was compensated by the negative fact that the largest state in the world targeting the global transition to electrified vehicles. So progress is irreversible, no matter how hard the vandals at the other end of the globe.

A network of charging stations IONITY has announced the installation of the first 50 superfast stations in Europe. Shell oil company made new investments in the electric industry, buying a startup developing solutions for electric vehicle charging.

Noted news and carsharing business on electric vehicles, where the company Europcar announced
on the fleet expansion of its electric cars is 85 Renault ZOE, which has the word this week revealed the design of the second generation.

Europcar adds to the fleet of 85 electric Renault Zoe © press.renault.co.uk

Hyundai officially announced the price for the Kona Electric in USA, price good, a pity that the accessibility to markets will be limited.

Of course, there were news about the ongoing presentations at the Geneva motor show, which is little more than a month. Chinese startup Aiways brought to Geneva two new electric vehicle, Mitsubishi will show a new crossover Engelberg Tourer, and Giugiaro hopes to stun the audience with 2-seater electric Hyper-SUV. Mercedes-Benz will go to Geneva with a new electric van EQV, and Volkswagen will introduce the electric buggy on the platform of the MEB.

Electric 2-seater hypergroove Kangaroo © gfgstyle.it

BMW has released an updated plug-in hybrid 7 series and showed how to fight pollution with the help of mobile applications will start by the way, in Rotterdam, and Audi has released a road map of releases elektrifizierung cars for 2019.

Updated plug-in-hybrid BMW 745e 2019 © press.bmwgroup.com

The end of the week was held under the logo of Tesla, which literally showered the news after the publication of statements to shareholders. In short, the company said the profit in the 4th quarter and is preparing to introduce a long-awaited pickup, and Model Y before the stated deadlines. In addition, Musk promised that by the end of 2019 Tesla will become fully Autonomous. The company also announced that Model S and X adopt the rules of the designation Model 3.

A former resident of Kiev and a footballer, and now the mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze said the good news for elektromobilitat Georgia — charging stations in the capital will be set free, you need only ask for it on a special website.

Ukraine also had news. Stations free we will not install, but the price will increase easily, and that made a network of charging stations STRUM.

This was the week where the station break, somewhere put free where-then they raise rates…

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