Tag: Sweden

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 8, 2021 - 11:59 am

Volvo & Geely found powertrain joint venture

Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely have formed a joint venture called Aurobay. The new company is to develop combustion engines, transmissions and hybrid drives. The Swedish company wants to be able to concentrate on developing premium electric cars itself.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 11:40 am

Audi to switch to agency sales model in 2023

Audi wants to begin selling its electric cars via the agency model from 2023, which VW has already been relying on since the start of its new electrification initiative last year. At Audi, the changeover is to take place “in a staggered manner in key European markets starting in 2023”.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 11:08 am

Polestar and SK consider EV development alliance

Electric car manufacturer Polestar is exploring a wide-ranging alliance with South Korean conglomerate SK to advance the development of electric cars. The possible collaboration also includes a potential supply of SK batteries for upcoming Polestar vehicles.

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Jun 11, 2021 - 10:58 am

People with electric cars drive further

No sign of range anxiety – a survey commissioned by Nissan with 7,000 participants from Great Britain, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Norway, Sweden and Denmark delivers very encouraging results. Most EV drivers are sufficiently covered by available charging infrastructure.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 12:05 pm

Volkswagen invests another €500Mn in Northvolt

Volkswagen is investing another 620 million dollars, or about half a billion euros, in its battery cell partner Northvolt. The funding is part of a $2.75 billion private placement that the Swedish company announced today alongside news on production capacity increases.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 02:40 pm

DFDS receives electric truck to supply Volvo factory

Northern European shipping and logistics company DFDS and Volvo Trucks are cooperating to electrify heavy truck transport. As a first step, DFDS will operate a fully electric truck to deliver parts to the Volvo truck factory near Gothenburg.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 10:54 am

Volvo is launching the C40 Recharge in the Netherlands, Norway

Volvo has opened the order books for the C40 Recharge in the first European countries. The second electric model in the Swedish companies’ current range is available to order now in the Netherlands and Norway and from 3 June in Sweden and the UK. Other markets will follow in the coming weeks.

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May 31, 2021 - 12:07 pm

Candela Speedboat presents water taxi

The Swedish company Candela Speedboat has presented the Candela P-12, an electric water taxi for twelve people. Pre-orders for the hydrofoil are already possible, with deliveries scheduled to begin at the end of 2022.

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May 27, 2021 - 04:55 pm

PowerCell presents fuel cell module for ships

PowerCell Sweden has just presented the PowerCellution Marine System 200, a fuel cell module specially developed for the electrification of marine applications. The 200 kW module is said to be characterised by its low weight and compact format.

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May 19, 2021 - 01:39 pm

Volvo CE opens fuel cell test lab in Sweden

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has opened the Volvo Group’s first dedicated fuel cell test lab at its technical centre in Eskilstuna, Sweden. The aim is to develop hydrogen solutions for heavy construction equipment and other applications.

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May 6, 2021 - 02:27 pm

Keolis to deploy electric bendy-buses in Gothenburg

Keolis has been awarded a ten-year contract worth €150 million to run electric buses in Gothenburg, Sweden. The contract with the Västraffik transport association is due to take effect in June 2022 and involves replacing the city’s biogas and biodiesel buses.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 05:02 pm

MAN to begin articulated e-bus production in Poland

MAN has announced that the series production of the Lion’s City 18 E articulated bus will start in Poland in April. Some vehicles that are still assembled in pre-series will be in service earlier: one such Lion’s City 18 E will go into regular service in Cologne from April.

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Mar 17, 2021 - 03:04 pm

Volvo Group invests in charging specialist Driivz

Volvo Group has invested in Israeli startup Driivz, a software specialist for charging solutions. The company developed a platform to manage large charging systems for electric vehicles, with Volvo looking into heavy-duty applications.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Northvolt to enter US through Cuberg acquisition

Sweden’s battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Northvolt acquired the US startup Cuberg to commercialise longer-range Lithium-metal batteries. Existing clients include Boeing and electric aviation startups, while Northvolt also plans an R&D centre in California.

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Mar 8, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Sweden: Emobility testbed SEEL to become even bigger

The ‘Swedish Electric Transport Laboratory’ or SEEL for short, designed to make the country a hotbed for e-mobility, will grow larger than planned. The partners, which include Volvo and Scania as well as Chalmers University of Technology and RISE, now designated three sites.

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Feb 18, 2021 - 12:15 pm

Proterra to supply batteries for the Volta Zero

Volta Trucks has appointed Proterra as battery supplier for the Volta Zero electric truck. The Proterra batteries will help the all-electric 16-tonne truck, which is designed for inner-city freight transport, to achieve a real-world range of up to 200 kilometres.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:42 pm

Statkraft takes over majority of Bee Charging shares

Statkraft makes another acquisition in the field of charging infrastructure: The Norwegian state-owned energy company announces the takeover of 51 per cent of the shares of the Swedish provider Bee Charging Solutions. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2021.

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Feb 9, 2021 - 04:39 pm

Stena Line plans two e-ferries on the Baltic Sea

The Swedish shipping company Stena Line plans to operate two battery-powered ships on the Gothenburg-Frederikshavn route “before 2030”. The first of the two electric ferries, whose name and key data have already been determined, is to be ordered by 2025 at the latest.

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Jan 31, 2021 - 02:45 pm

Temsa assembles bus batteries in Turkey

Turkey’s Temsa has started producing battery packs for its e-buses at its plant in Adana. By 2025, the Turkish manufacturer wants to cover more than half of its bus volume with electric vehicles.

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03.08.2021 17:43