Lithuania to install 6,000 charging stations
The Government of Lithuania targets building 6,000 new charging stations for electric vehicles by 2030, starting with 1,200 by 2025. Local media reports that the country’s Ministry of Transport budgeted around 90 million euros. At the same time, free charging is coming to an end.
Temsa to deliver electric buses in Lithuania within days
The Turkish bus manufacturer Temsa has won a tender in the town of Druskininkai, Lithuania. The municipality expects nine electric midibuses of type MD9 electriCity already to arrive in the next few days. The company added it was in negotiations for a more extensive follow-up project.
Nine European nations call for EU combustion phase-out
In a letter, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Malta, Ireland, Lithuania and Luxembourg call on the EU Commission to set a phase-out date for the sale of new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles with combustion engines in the EU that is in line with the goal of climate neutrality by 2050.
Caverion now service partner for Ionity in five countries
Finnish company Caverion and the high power charging joint venture Ionity have entered into an international service partnership. Caverion is responsible for the maintenance and service of transformers at Ionity’s HPC stations for electric vehicles in Norway, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
MEGA-E: Allego to erect 322 HPC stations
Allego and Fortum Charge & Drive join forces to set up a pan-European high-power charging (HPC) network called MEGA-E and thus to erect 322 ultra-fast charging stations and 27 so-called e-charging hubs throughout Europe.