Mar 3, 2023 - 09:25 am
Lucid expands to Norway
US electric car manufacturer Lucid Motors appoints a new European head and opens its fourth European retail studio – its first in Norway. Lucid’s new Managing Director for Europe is Michael van der Sande, who will report directly to CEO and CTO Peter Rawlinson and be based in Amsterdam at Lucid’s European headquarters.
Jan 11, 2023 - 02:21 pm
Oslo releases funding for heavy-duty EV charging stations
The city of Oslo has launched a grant scheme to support the installation of charging stations for electric trucks and buses in the Norwegian capital. The first round of funding through the ‘Climate and Energy Fund’ sees Oslo carrying up to 80 per cent of installation costs.
Sep 17, 2022 - 04:54 pm
Kia EV6 takes the Max Adventure from Oslo to Lisbon
The Max Adventure team drove an all-electric Kia EV6 from Oslo to Lisbon in 89 hours and 12 minutes as part of the ‘Driven To Extremes Euro EV Marathon’. The journey covered 5,109 kilometres through 16 countries. Thus, the team beat the original goal of 120 hours and added one country to their itinerary.
Sep 17, 2022 - 01:42 pm
Oslo set to welcome 76 Ebusco electric buses with Nobina
The Dutch electric bus manufacturer Ebusco has received another order from the Nordic public transport operator Nobina, this time for Norway. The order is for 76 Ebusco 3.0 electric buses, which will be delivered at the end of 2023 and will be used in the Oslo area.
Jun 15, 2022 - 01:43 pm
Voyah opens showroom in Oslo
The market entry of Dongfeng’s Voyah brand in Europe is becoming concrete: The electric car brand has opened its first showroom outside China in the Norwegian capital Oslo. The first Voyah vehicles are to be delivered in Norway this year.
Jun 14, 2022 - 03:38 pm
CharIN shows MW charging system commercial EVs
The CCS initiative CharIN has demonstrated the Megawatt Charging System (MCS) for the first time at the Electric Vehicle Symposium (EVS35) in Oslo. This is to become a future charging standard for heavy commercial vehicles. The prototype design of the plug was also revealed that should enable charging capacities of up to 3.75 MW.
Apr 11, 2022 - 03:05 pm
Voi, Tier and Bolt win electric scooter tender in Oslo
The sharing providers Voi, Tier and Bolt have won a tender from the Norwegian capital Oslo to provide electric scooters. The three providers are each allowed to place 2,667 electric scooters in the city for a period of one year.
Sep 14, 2021 - 11:00 am
Oslo takes a bunch of scooters off the streets
Oslo is significantly reducing the number of kickscooters in the city – from nearly 25,000 to 8,000, and is bringing in a nighttime ban between 11 pm and 5 am. Mobility companies Tier, Voi, and Ryde appealed against the decision at court but were unsuccessful.
May 6, 2021 - 12:36 pm
Nio readies for market entry into Europe
Nio plans to deliver the first ES8s in Norway in September 2021. As the Chinese carmaker has now announced, Norway will also be the first overseas market to offer the company’s complete charging infrastructure – including battery swapping stations.
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.
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.
Apr 6, 2020 - 02:21 pm
Oslo’s first zero emissions construction site in action
The ZE85 electric excavator from Suncar HK is now successfully operated on a zero-emission construction site in Oslo, Norway. It is the first electric excavator with a CCS connection, which enables a full charge in less than an hour.
Mar 2, 2020 - 06:03 pm
Byton M-Byte pre-orders to start in EU before year’s end
Before the end of this year, Chinese manufacturer Byton will be accepting advance orders from European customers for its first electric model M-Byte – for a reservation fee of 500 euros. Byton has also revealed some details on the planned distribution and charging service.
Jan 23, 2020 - 03:30 pm
Five electric ferries to hit Oslo waters
On the Oslofjord, at the northern end of which lies the Norwegian capital Oslo, five electric ferries will be put into operation by 2022 – the first of these as early as 2021. The transport authority Ruter has awarded the contract to operate the electric ferries to the Norwegian provider Boreal Sjø.
Nov 8, 2019 - 12:47 pm
BYD receives bus order from Norway
BYD announces another electric bus order from Norway: After the public transport operator Vy Buss recently ordered 55 electric buses from BYD, the public transport operator Unibuss has now ordered 23 battery-electric buses from the Chinese manufacturer.
Oct 23, 2019 - 05:28 pm
Norwegian Vy Buss orders 55 BYD electric buses
BYD has received one of its largest single orders to date from a European public transport operator: Vy Buss from Norway ordered 55 electric buses, including BYD’s new 13-metre bus as the first customer worldwide.
Sep 25, 2019 - 05:48 pm
Norwegian gas station replaces petrol with electricity
A small sensation has occurred in Norway: The petrol station chain Circle K has installed six fast-charging stations for electric cars in Oslo. This is particularly worthy of mention because the company had to remove petrol pumps to make way for the chargers.
Aug 2, 2019 - 03:29 pm
Oslo airport orders 8 VDL electric buses
VDL Bus & Coach announced another order for electric buses, this time from the airport of the Norwegian capital Oslo. Avinor Oslo Airport ordered eight Citea SLFA-181 Electric buses from VDL for use as shuttle buses from next year.
Jun 3, 2019 - 02:42 pm
Italy: Bolzano orders twelve Solaris FC buses
The Italian city of Bolzano was the first to purchase the Urbino 12 hydrogen H2 bus from Solaris. The fuel cell buses follow the battery-electric buses delivered last year. Solaris has also sold further battery-powered buses in Norway.
Apr 10, 2019 - 05:36 pm
Norway: How Ionity positions HPC in EV nation #1
This week, Ionity inaugurated its first high power charging corridor in Norway and invited us over to Oslo to join their COO and partners for the opening. Our editor Nora Manthey brought home some insights from the “EV Wonderland” that quickly felt just like the new normal.
Mar 27, 2019 - 08:28 pm
Fortum’s Mike Warner sees “huge potential” in wireless charging
HPC is coming indeed but speed is only one part of the challenge to charge electric cars in future, knows Michael Warner of Fortum Charge & Drive. He oversees the SaaS unit at the Finnish utility. Also a Member of the Board, he gave electrive.com an overview of Fortum’s network and technological strategy, in which […]
Mar 21, 2019 - 03:37 pm
Oslo gets wireless fast-charging system for taxis
Energy supplier Fortum and U.S. American specialist Momentum Dynamics are to set up a wireless fast-charging infrastructure for taxis in Oslo. By 2023 all taxis in the Norwegian capital must be electrically powered.