Tag: Finland

Jan 22, 2020 - 02:49 pm

Reservation books open for Lucid Air in Europe

The US-American startup Lucid Motors has now opened European reservation books for the first model Lucid Air. The startup says it will officially unveil the Tesla-like debut car in New York in April. Deliveries in Europe are scheduled to begin at the end of 2021.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 12:50 am

Finland increases funding for charge points

This year the Finnish government is providing 5.5 million euros to subsidise new charging points for electric cars. The funding is to be used to create more than 5,000 new charging points at housing estates.

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Nov 8, 2019 - 12:41 pm

Allego is building HPC chargers in Scandinavia

Allego is expanding into Scandinavia, where the company focuses on the installation of high-power charging stations with up to 350 kW charging capacity. Allego’s headquarters in Scandinavia will be in Stockholm. A total of 55 locations are to be set up in Finland, Norway and Sweden.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 06:09 pm

Nissan & Plugsurfing charging app starts in Europe

The Nissan Charge App developed by Nissan and Plugsurfing enables electric car drivers to charge at over 100,000 charging points throughout Europe. The service that includes navigation and charge management first launches in Italy and Germany before successively covering other markets.

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Sep 25, 2019 - 05:55 pm

Roaming partnership takes off in UK & Scandinavia

A number of charging infrastructure providers have signed a Memorandum of Understanding announcing that they will open their charging networks in the UK by the end of 2019 as part of a roaming partnership. A similar agreement has also been signed for Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 01:41 pm

Seat Mii electric the cheapest of VW’s electric cars

Seat has published the price for the Mii electric for Germany. The small electric car of the Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary will be available at a basic list price of 20,650 euros and is, therefore, cheaper than the sister models of the Škoda and VW brands.

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Apr 27, 2019 - 06:10 pm

Finland: Hybrid icebreaker with removable bow in development

Under the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, an EU funded project is developing an innovative icebreaker vessel in the far north of Finland. A removable bow will allow any ship to break through the ice with an hybrid-electric drive coming from Danfoss Editron.

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Mar 19, 2019 - 04:08 pm

All-weather autonomous electric shuttle debuts

Announced in autumn, the first self-driving electric shuttle called Gacha, which has been made for all weather conditions, has now been presented in Helsinki. The electric shuttle will be available to the general public in pilot projects as of April this year in the Finnish city of Espoo and will also be available in Hämeenlinna, […]

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Mar 2, 2019 - 03:17 pm

Finland: Valmet plans large-scale battery production

The development and manufacturing service provider Valmet Automotive is planning to set up large-scale production of battery packs for the automotive industry in Salo, Finland. The facility is said to open this year with more than 300 employees.

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Dec 13, 2018 - 06:12 pm

Finnish Task Force calls for fuel tax + EV incentives

The Finnish Ministry of Transport had asked a Task Force to analyse how the country may reach its goal to eliminate CO2 emissions in the transport sector by 2045. Their final report is out and proposes a range of measures that alternate between the carrot and the stick.

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Nov 24, 2018 - 09:13 pm

BASF plans to lower nickel ratio in batteries

BASF is attempting to lower the nickel ratio in battery chemistry and also to work towards zero cobalt content. The goal is to reduce costs while supplying the growing market for cathode materials for electric vehicle batteries.

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Nov 5, 2018 - 06:44 pm

All-weather autonomous electric shuttle

Ryohin Keikaku of Japan designed a mini electric bus called the Gacha Shuttle Bus. It is said to ride through any weather and autonomously so and shall go into operation for the first time in Finland in 2020.

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Oct 22, 2018 - 06:23 pm

BASF builds battery material factory in Finland

BASF has now officially selected Harjavalta in Finland as their first location to manufacture battery materials for the European automobile market. The facility will be built nearby the refinery belonging to Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel).

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Oct 10, 2018 - 08:18 pm

E.On launching smart charging powered by Virta

E.On is introducing the IT platform of service provider Virta of Finland as a digital backbone of the utility’s network in Europe. The cloud solution is to manage peaks and prices while increasing usability for E.On clients.

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Aug 2, 2018 - 06:30 pm

Finnish Pipistrel Alpha Electro takes off

After a small electric plane was tested by the Slovenian manufacturer Pipistrel in Norway, it now took to the skies again in Finland for another test flight. This time the Pipistrel Alpha Electro took off from the Helsinki-Malmi airport.

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Jul 5, 2018 - 03:26 pm

E-motorbike with hubless motor by RMK Vehicles

Finnish motorcycle maker RMK Vehicles is gearing up for the debut of their E2 before the year’s end. The most striking element awes through absence – the hubless electric motor good for 50 kW. Pre-orders are open but beware; the price may come to a whopping 24,000 euros in the end.

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Jun 29, 2018 - 08:21 pm

Moved by the power of song

Fortum will promote the pleasures of electric driving at the music festival Ruisrock in Finland this July. But rather than offering “just” a test ride in a BMW i3, the Fortum Singalong Shuttle requires fans to sing to set it in motion.

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Jun 27, 2018 - 04:18 pm

Hyundai forges partnership for 2nd life batteries

Hyundai has found a user for their old electric car batteries. Finland’s Wärtsilä will reuse batteries from Hyundai EVs in their stationery energy storage facilities and wants to market their solution in 177 countries.

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Jun 27, 2018 - 02:00 pm

Finland: Kesko joins IONITY ultra-fast charging network

Finland’s retailer K Group joins the IONITY high power charging network as they plan to install ultra-fast charging stations at three of their Kesko stores. The locations close to highways will complement the K-Charge network and deliver up to 350 kW.

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Jun 12, 2018 - 05:03 pm

Porsche cooperating with Hubject for digital charging

Porsche is kicking off a digital EV charging service, that can even be used by drivers of EVs and PHEVs by other manufacturers. Currently, the service is bundled with Hubject’s roaming network. Other options and international roll-out are currently being tested as well.

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Jun 11, 2018 - 04:27 pm

Electric vehicle for mining by Danfoss and Paus

The Finnish arm of Danish Danfoss has joined Paus Maschinenfabrik from Germany in their drive to electrify mine vehicles. The first fruit of their cooperation is the MinCa 5.1 that has gone serial and is available as either hybrid or all-electric vehicle.

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Jun 5, 2018 - 05:27 pm

K Group to install EV charging at stores in Finland

Finnish K Group wants to install a network of EV charging stations at its convenience stores across Finland. Labelled K Charge, 70 stations are to form a network of 400 charge points being installed throughout 2019 in support of the nation’s EV effort.

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Apr 25, 2018 - 01:49 pm

Magnetic cement enables dynamic wireless charging

Bavaria’s startup Magment has patented a new material with the properties of cement that at the same time can create a magnetic field in order to enable both static and dynamic charging of electric vehicles. First projects are underway.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/02/03/newmotion-fortum-join-forces-for-roaming-in-scandinavia/
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