Tag: Norway

Sep 9, 2020 - 04:52 pm

Volvo receives electric bus order from the Arctic Circle

The northern Norwegian city of Bodø has ordered 31 electric buses from Volvo. The contract also covers the charging infrastructure and maintenance. When the buses go into service in July 2021, they will be the northernmost electric buses in the world and the first to be put into operation north of the Arctic Circle.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 11:10 pm

VW supplies ID.3’s to European dealerships

VW is preparing for the start of delivery of the ID.3 to pre-orderers. The Volkswagen Group is currently delivering more and more copies of the electric car to dealers in Europe so that the vehicles can be handed over to the customers in September.

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Sep 2, 2020 - 12:42 pm

Norway records 5,704 new electric cars in August

In Norway, 5,704 new electric cars were registered in July. Electric cars accounted for 52.8 per cent of new passenger car registrations. With 755 units, the Audi e-tron was the most popular model across all drive types.

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Aug 19, 2020 - 05:13 pm

Elkem considers battery materials plant in Norway

The Norwegian company Elkem has selected the Herøya Industrial Park as the site for a potential large-scale plant for battery material production. The Northern Recharge project aims to supply graphite as anode material in lithium-ion battery cells for electric cars.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 03:46 pm

DB Schenker introduces Volvo FL Electric fleet in Oslo

With the integration of a new Volvo FL Electric truck into the electric fleet of the ‘Oslo City Hub’ distribution centre, DB Schenker can now carry out its city logistics in Oslo without direct emissions. A further 23 electric vehicles are to follow by the end of the year.

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Aug 4, 2020 - 11:35 am

Lexus UX 300e order launch in Norway

With the reservation start for the Lexus UX 300e in Norway, the Toyota subsidiary has released a first idea of the prices of its first BEV series model. Prices will start at the equivalent of around 38,000 euros.

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Jul 15, 2020 - 02:19 pm

The Fjords launches second electric ferry

The Norwegian shipping company The Fjords has put a second purely electric ferry into service. After the ‘Future of the Fjords’ already went into service in 2018, the sister ship ‘Legacy of the Fjords’ will follow.

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Jul 10, 2020 - 12:18 pm

Tesla car in Sentry Mode on crime watch

The Norwegian police is asking Tesla drivers in the town of Sandefjord, close to Oslo, to come forward. Not to help with an accident but to hand-in any footage from the Tesla cars’ cameras to assist in the search for a suspected assassin.

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Jul 6, 2020 - 01:47 pm

Europe’s addiction to fossil fuels

EU states as well Great Britain, Norway and Switzerland subsidise fossil fuels with at least 137 billion euros annually, as research from Investigate Europe shows. Germany is the biggest contributor with fossil fuels subsidies of at least 37 billion euros annually.

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Jul 3, 2020 - 12:32 pm

Norway records 5,041 new BEVs in June

In Norway, 5,041 new electric cars were registered in June. Electric cars accounted for 44 per cent of new passenger car registrations. With 707 units, the VW e-Golf was the most popular model across all drive types.

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Jun 29, 2020 - 03:44 pm

Brødrene Aa developing a 23 knot electric ferry

In Norway, a 42-meter-long, all-electric ferry for 297 passengers will soon go into operation. The Rygerelektra, built by the Norwegian shipbuilder Brødrene Aa, will be used by ferry operator Rødne Fjord Cruise as a sightseeing ship in the coastal town of Stavanger in the south of Norway.

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Jun 25, 2020 - 04:39 pm

Inductive charging project starts test phase in Oslo

The EnergiCity project has started the test phase for the contactless charging of electric cabs. In the Norwegian capital Oslo, 25 Jaguar I-Pace will in future be inductively charged in taxi use. The charging capacity is to exceed far that of standard AC charging.

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Jun 10, 2020 - 08:59 pm

Havyard presents electric sightseeing boat concept

The Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard has presented a design concept for electrically powered sightseeing ships for use in cities and fjords. The concept was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement concluded last year with the Norwegian research organisation SINTEF.

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Jun 4, 2020 - 05:38 pm

Nikola orders electrolysers from Nel

The US manufacturer Nikola, best known for its plans for fuel cell and battery trucks, has placed an order worth over 30 million dollars with the Norwegian hydrogen specialist Nel for the supply of electrolysers.

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Jun 3, 2020 - 07:16 pm

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.

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Jun 3, 2020 - 04:35 pm

Norway registers 3,444 BEV in May

In Norway, 3,444 all-electric cars were registered in May, accounting for 43.1 per cent of all new passenger car registrations. With 610 units, the VW e-Golf was the most popular model across all drive types.

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Jun 2, 2020 - 06:55 pm

Norway will become home to 32 GWh battery cell plant

The newly founded Norwegian company Morrow Batteries plans to build a battery cell factory for electric cars. In the final stage of expansion, the factory will have a capacity of 32 GWh. The first of the four planned expansion stages, each with 8 GWh, should be completed in 2024.

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Jun 2, 2020 - 06:13 pm

Northvolt and Norsk Hydro to recycle batteries

The Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt and the Norwegian aluminium producer Norsk Hydro announce the formation of a joint venture to enable the recycling of battery materials and aluminium from electric vehicles in the Norwegian market.

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May 18, 2020 - 04:34 pm

ASKO orders up to 75 electric trucks from Scania

Norway’s largest food wholesaler ASKO has committed to order up to 75 battery-electric trucks from Scania over the next three years. For its part, the Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer intends further to detail the plans for its battery-powered trucks this year.

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May 5, 2020 - 01:10 pm

BYD to launch in Europe this year

BYD plans to start selling electric cars in Europe in 2020. Not surprisingly, the Chinese manufacturer has chosen Norway as its entry market, where BYD will initially launch with the all-electric SUV Tang EV600.

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Apr 28, 2020 - 04:39 pm

Xpeng Motors brings 2nd model to market in China

Xpeng Motors launched its second production model in China. After the G3 e-SUV was released in late 2018, the P7 E-Limousine is now on the market, with prices starting at 229,900 yuan (around 29,950 euros) after subsidies. In addition, there are unconfirmed reports of an imminent launch in Europe.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/09/09/volvo-receives-electric-bus-order-from-the-arctic-circle/
09.09.2020 16:08