Tag: Finland

Dec 1, 2022 - 12:35 pm

Valmet kicks off production of the Lightyear 0

Valmet Automotive has started series production of the Lightyear 0 long-distance solar car at its plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland. Initially, however, only one unit per week will be produced. Production is to be gradually ramped up in the first quarter of 2023.

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Nov 24, 2022 - 04:21 pm

Recharge to enable card payments for Nordic charging

In the Nordics, Recharge will be the first major operator to integrate card payment terminals at its charging stations. The launch will take place in Norway in 2023. The Norwegian parliament is also currently debating the introduction of corresponding legislation with this stipulation.

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Nov 10, 2022 - 03:10 pm

Kempower to provide fast chargers for Neste in Finland

In Finland, the petroleum company Neste will build a network of high-power charging stations for electric vehicles at its petrol stations. The first two petrol stations are to be equipped with HPC stations at the turn of 2022/2023 and “dozens” more fast chargers will be installed at petrol stations throughout Finland by the end of […]

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Sep 28, 2022 - 01:24 pm

Valmet completes first pre-production Lightyear 0 model

Valmet Automotive has now completed the first pre-production vehicle of the Lightyear 0 long-range solar car at its plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland. The pre-series is an important step in the planned start of production of the customer vehicles by the end of 2022.

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Aug 18, 2022 - 03:05 pm

Ponsse presents electric forestry vehicle concept

Finnish forestry machine manufacturer Ponsse has presented the Ponsse EV1, a technology concept for electric forestry machines. The concept, implemented together with Ponsse’s technology company Epec, was developed for skidders with a load capacity of 15 tonnes.

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Jun 17, 2022 - 01:23 pm

Select Superchargers open for others in the EU

Tesla has now opened selected Supercharger stations in Germany for electric cars of other brands, as well as in Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg and Switzerland. This comes at the moment before the summer holidays in many European countries.

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Apr 18, 2022 - 06:17 pm

Finnish retail group to expand fast-charging network

The Finnish retail cooperative S Group plans to triple the charging station network at its shops by the end of this year – from 50 locations at the end of 2021 to over 150 locations with a total of around 1,000 charging points by the end of 2022.

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Apr 1, 2022 - 04:33 pm

BYD to deliver 30 electric buses for Nobina

The local transport operator Nobina has ordered another 30 electric buses from BYD for use in the Finnish capital region of Helsinki. The new order comprises 15 units each with a length of 13 and 15 metres, which are to be delivered to Helsinki at the end of 2022.

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Mar 10, 2022 - 03:44 pm

Electreon signs cooperation deals in Finland & the USA

The Israeli company Electreon, which specialises in inductive charging of electric vehicles, wants to enter the Finnish market through a cooperation with the infrastructure service provider Destia. In addition, another test project is to be launched in the US state of Utah in the summer.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 04:22 pm

Nobina orders 70 electric buses from BYD

BYD reports another large electric bus order from Finland. The local transport operator Nobina has ordered a further 70 e-buses, 42 of which are 13 metres long and 28 of which are 15 metres long.

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Oct 8, 2021 - 01:27 pm

Renault signs nickel supply deal with Terrafame

The Finnish state-owned mining company Terrafame is to supply Renault with fully traceable nickel sulphate for electric vehicle batteries in future. This is provided for in a memorandum of understanding now concluded between the two companies.

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Sep 3, 2021 - 01:10 pm

Valmet announces a new battery order

Valmet Automotive has received a second order to produce batteries for the battery plant in Salo, Finland. The new order will expand production at the Salo plant to include high-voltage batteries.

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Aug 12, 2021 - 02:02 pm

Freyr considers building battery plant in Finland

The Norwegian company Freyr is taking the first steps towards constructing another battery cell factory – this time in Finland. For this, Freyr has signed two non-binding letters of intent with the Finnish Minerals Group and the Finnish city of Vaasa.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 04:56 pm

Lucid Motors plans to launch in Germany in 2022

California-based electric car startup Lucid Motors plans to begin delivering its cars in Germany next year, as the new Country Manager Roberto Russo, confirmed to electrive. Also in 2022, the Air sedan is to arrive in other European countries too.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 10:35 am

Lightyear selects Valmet as production partner

Dutch technology company Lightyear has signed a memorandum of understanding with Valmet Automotive for vehicle production. The contract covers the production of the exclusive series of the Lightyear One solar electric car and is expected to be finalised in August.

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Jul 14, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Fuso eCanter: route & mission profile analysis via app

Fuso is now bringing the ‘eTruck Ready’ app from group parent Daimler Trucks to selected European markets for the Fuso eCanter. The application allows potential customers to check whether their application profiles and routes are suitable for the all-electric light truck.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 03:08 pm

Fortum invests in new battery recyling plant in Finland

Fortum will expand its lithium-ion battery recycling capacity by building a new plant in Harjavalta, Finland. The new plant, which will cost Fortum about 24 million euros, will recycle rare metals and other materials from old EV batteries using hydrometallurgy.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/12/01/valmet-kickso-ff-production-of-the-lightyear-0/
01.12.2022 12:43