Tag: Finland

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 the construction of 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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Apr 20, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Virta gains €30 million in financing round

The charging infrastructure service provider Virta has secured 30 million euros in capital in a new financing round. The Finnish company was able to secure new investors, and all previously existing backers, including E.ON, also joined in the financing round.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 02:21 pm

Johnson Matthey to build cathode plant in Finland

British chemical company Johnson Matthey has announced the construction of a new factory for the production of its nickel-rich eLNO cathode materials. This will be built as part of a strategic partnership with Finnish Minerals Group (FMG) in Finland.

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Apr 15, 2021 - 02:21 pm

Finland & France include e-bikes in scrapping schemes

Here is to a true transport turnaround as France and Finland get creative in their e-mobility incentives. France wants to offer owners of cars with combustion engines a special form of scrapping premium: 2,500 euros for the purchase of a pedelec.

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Apr 14, 2021 - 10:24 pm

Nornickel increases output in Finnish nickel refinery

The Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel – also known as Nornickel – wants to increase production at its nickel refinery in Harjavalta, Finland. Production should increase to 100,000 tonnes per year by 2026 due to the rising demand for battery materials, especially for electric vehicles.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 12:32 pm

Valmet launches hiring offensive in Finland

Valmet Automotive is creating 1,000 new jobs in Finland in its vehicle and battery system production. A few weeks ago, the contract manufacturer and battery producer had already announced that it would also create new jobs and capacities in Germany.

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Jan 27, 2021 - 06:04 pm

Fortum expands recyling business in Finland

Fortum is expanding its electric vehicle battery recycling business with a new mechanical processing plant in Ikaalinen, Finland. This will complement Fortum’s existing hydrometallurgical pilot plant in Harjavalta, Finland, which can already operate on an industrial scale.

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Jan 22, 2021 - 01:52 pm

Terrafame receives approval for battery material factory

The Finnish state mining company Terrafame has received environmental approval for the battery materials factory it has been planning for years in Sotkamo, Finland. Production, which is mainly geared towards nickel products, is scheduled to start in April.

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Jan 6, 2021 - 03:53 pm

Helsinki investigates heavy vehicle fleet conversion

The Finnish capital Helsinki plans to convert existing heavy-duty vehicles to electric drives as part of the Stara eRetrofit project. The conversion of the first truck, an old Scania P320, has already begun. Test drives are planned in the coming months.

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Dec 16, 2020 - 09:57 pm

FCA offers fleet customers NewMotion charging solutions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and NewMotion announce a new partnership for FCA’s business clients that will gain access to NewMotion’s entire charging ecosystem. The partners will roll out the service in twelve European countries, starting with France, Germany and the UK.

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Dec 8, 2020 - 01:29 pm

Valmet to add battery plant to 2nd Finnish facility

Valmet Automotive has announced to expand its car plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland, into a battery factory. Besides Salo, Uusikaupunki will become Valmet Automotive’s second plant with mass production of battery systems for electric vehicles.

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Nov 4, 2020 - 04:24 pm

Valmet expands battery system production capacities

Just one year after the start of production, Valmet Automotive announced plans to expand the capacity for battery systems at its Salo plant in Finland. Work on the expansion has already started and is expected to be completed by summer 2021.

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Oct 7, 2020 - 08:10 pm

Finland: 31 VDL electric buses for Lahti and Kuopio

VDL Bus & Coach received an order over 31 electric buses from two towns in Finland. Lahti wants to add 18 e-buses to the service while 13 electric buses will go to Kuopio, a city in the interior of Finland. VDL considers the order to show that “electric buses are also a viable option in […]

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Sep 22, 2020 - 08:40 pm

Finland to receive 106 electric buses from BYD

BYD is expanding its electric buses to Finland for the first time with a significant order. The operator Nobina has ordered a total of 106 electric buses from BYD, 64 of which are destined for the capital Helsinki and 42 for the city of Turku, including a new model from the Chinese manufacturer.

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Jun 15, 2020 - 04:40 pm

BASF confirms cathode production plans

Despite the ongoing pandemic, BASF has confirmed the timetable for starting up its battery materials plants in Europe in 2022. Both sub-projects in Finland and Germany have recently made significant progress.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/22/finland-will-be-getting-25-vdl-electric-buses/
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