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Apr 7, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
Feb 11, 2022 6 tweets 3 min read
Austria 🇦🇹 will phaseout current subsidies for electric passenger cars (but keep the tax benefits) and introduce a subsidy (total budget 0,5 billion € up to 2026) for e-buses and e-trucks, covering 80% of the cost difference… picture showing an electric... France 🇫🇷 now announced the details of the new support for electric trucks too: 65% of the cost difference, up to € 100,000 for a bus, € 150,000 for a heavy-duty truck.
Charging infrastructure costs are covered for up to 60%.…
Jan 21, 2022 12 tweets 5 min read
2022, the breakthrough year for bidirectional EV charging #V2X?

In 🇪🇺 the retroactive rollout of #V2X to Volkswagen electric cars (w/ 77 kWh 🔋) enables car-house-grid integration

In 🇺🇸 the Ford F-150 truck (w/ 98 - 131 kWh 🔋) provides days of backup power for your home

a 🧵 other car brands have & will introduce similar functionality to their electric vehicles - but none as integrated and at the core of the offering as these two. Bidirectional charging becomes a key role in the story of these vehicles - powering different motives: