Tag: Slovakia

Jan 10, 2023 - 03:40 pm

Presov orders six electric trolleybuses from Skoda

The transport company of the Slovakian city of Presov has ordered six more trolleybuses from the Skoda Group. The 18-metre buses are based on Solaris bodies and will have traction batteries that allow a range of at least twelve kilometres on routes without overhead lines.

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Nov 14, 2022 - 01:22 pm

Geely is moving on Eastern Europe

The Chinese car company Geely is bringing the Geometry C to market in Eastern Europe. While the compact electric car will continue to be sold in China under the Geometry brand, it will apparently be marketed in Europe as the Geely Geometry C directly under the name of the parent company.

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Aug 1, 2022 - 03:25 pm

Bratislava opts for Solaris hydrogen buses

Solaris has received an order from Dopravný Podnik Bratislava (DPB) for four hydrogen buses. This is the first order under a framework agreement for Solaris to supply up to 40 fuel cell vehicles to Bratislava.

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Jun 24, 2022 - 11:51 am

EU combustion vehicle sales ban under fire

Germany’s uncertain position on the phasing out of internal combustion vehicles (ICE) in the EU from 2035 appears to embolden other governments to make their own demands. If Germany abstains in the EU Council of Ministers, countries could succeed in watering down the incoming regulation on transport decarbonisation.

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Jun 7, 2022 - 05:12 pm

InoBat teams up with Green Lithium for UK cooperation

InoBat of Slovakia has agreed on strategic cooperation with Green Lithium, which is planning the UK’s first lithium refinery in the north of England. Under the partnership, Green Lithium will supply InoBat with battery-grade lithium chemicals.

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Mar 3, 2022 - 12:10 pm

Kia aims to sell 1.2 million EVs in 2030

Following in Hyundai’s footsteps, Kia has now also presented its strategic roadmap for accelerating its electrification ambitions by 2030. To achieve the sales target, at least two new electric models are to be introduced each year.

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Feb 23, 2022 - 04:15 pm

GreenWay collects €85 million from investors

The charging infrastructure provider GreenWay, which has so far been active primarily in Poland and Slovakia, has secured investments totalling 85 million euros. The money is to be used, among other things, for the further expansion of GreenWay’s charging station network.

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Nov 17, 2021 - 01:34 pm

Rio Tinto invests in InoBat

Mining group Rio Tinto is investing in Slovakian battery company InoBat. The investment follows a memorandum of understanding signed by the two companies in May to build a value chain for the production and recycling of electric car batteries in Serbia.

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Nov 9, 2021 - 04:04 pm

Solaris finds first order for the Trollino 24

Solaris has bagged the first order for the Trollino 24. The 24-metre version of the Solaris trolleybus will debut on the streets of the Slovakian capital Bratislava in mid-2023. The order comprises 16 units of the double-articulated trolleybus.

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Nov 2, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Artemis production hits a snag in Hanover

The contract to build the Artemis models of Audi, Porsche and Bentley at VW Commercial Vehicles’ Hanover plant was considered a great success for the future of the plant. But now, according to a report in German media, two of the three brands want changes.

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Aug 24, 2021 - 01:00 pm

InoBat scores lithium-silicon battery deal with Group14

Slovakia’s battery specialist InoBat announces cooperation with Group14 Technologies, a supplier of lithium-silicon battery materials based in the US. The partners say they will produce customisable, high-energy-density batteries for automotive applications using Group14’s patented anode.

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May 2, 2021 - 12:30 pm

EU project Progressus to tackle smart grids

An EU-funded project called Progressus is currently addressing three challenges in the realisation of next-generation smart grids: efficient energy conversion, smart energy management and secure monitoring – especially in the context of growing electric car sales.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 12:57 pm

Voltia to deliver 30 Nissan e-NV200 for DPD

Voltia has received an order from DPD in Slovakia for 30 Nissan e-NV200 XL in the ten cubic metre version. In a new leasing model, the electric transporters are to be cheaper for DPD than diesel vehicles.

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Oct 9, 2020 - 04:14 pm

InoBat presents AI-driven battery cell

InoBat Auto from Slovakia presents what it claims is the world’s first “intelligent” battery cell for electric vehicles. And not only that, the company says their approach to battery production makes it possible to produce better cells faster and more efficiently while offering more range.

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Oct 5, 2020 - 09:39 pm

NEXT-E charging network to work with Hubject

The EU project NEXT-E with 252 fast-charging stations will soon be connected to Hubject’s eRoaming platform Intercharge. This involves 222 fast chargers with 50 kW and 30 HPC stations with 150 to 350 kW charging capacity in seven Eastern European countries.

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Oct 1, 2020 - 02:33 pm

InoBat orders battery production equipment to Slovakia

German machine manufacturer Manz has received an order from the Slovakian company InoBat Auto to supply production equipment for setting up a pilot line for stacked lithium-ion pouch cells. A follow-up contract with automotive supplier TE Connectivity is also on the horizon.

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Dec 1, 2019 - 06:08 pm

Poland: High subsidy for low-cost electric vehicles

In August 2019, 6,672 electric vehicles drove on Polish roads, with a share of just 0.2%, Poland is at the bottom of the league in Central Eastern Europe. Nevertheless, or precisely because of this, the Polish government has set itself ambitious targets for e-mobility. But the new funding programme is controversial, as Aleksandra Fedorska reports.

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Nov 28, 2019 - 11:31 am

Slovakia subsidises plug-in electric vehicles

The Slovak Ministry of Economy is starting a new round of subsidies for electrified vehicles in order to encourage individuals, businesses and government agencies to purchase electric vehicles. A total of 5 million euros has been earmarked for the programme.

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Nov 21, 2019 - 11:25 am

Skoda begins manufacturing the Citigo e iV

Škoda has started series production of its first battery-electric model. The first Citigo e iV rolled off the assembly line on Wednesday at the Volkswagen plant in the Slovak capital Bratislava.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 02:50 pm

BMW orders hybrid drives from Magna

Magna has received its most significant production order for transmission technologies in the company’s history from the BMW Group. The multi-year contract covers all front-wheel-drive dual-clutch transmissions, including hybrid transmissions.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 01:42 pm

GreenWay expands EV services

GreenWay is expanding its portfolio. Previously they primarily provided charging services to EV drivers. Now they are offering a full suite of goods and services for businesses and other locations which would like to have a charging station on-site to support EV drivers.

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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 30, 2019 - 01:36 pm

Kia considers launching a fully-electric Ceed

According to Europa-COO Emilio Herrera, Kia is considering making a purely electric version of its Ceed model, as well as bringing another – as yet unnamed – new fully-electric model brought to market by 2021, and bumping up electrification through plug-in hybrids.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 12:20 pm

Tesla expands further in Eastern Europe

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said Tesla would open stores in Slovakia, Croatia, Serbia and most Eastern Europe states by early next year. Meanwhile, Model 3 has arrived in Australia, and back in the company’s home country, a judge in Delaware, USA orders Tesla to defend Elon Musk’s potential payout.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/10/presov-orders-six-electric-trolleybuses-from-skoda/
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