Tag: Sweden

Sep 11, 2019 - 01:41 pm

Seat Mii electric the cheapest of VW’s electric cars

Seat has published the price for the Mii electric for Germany. The small electric car of the Spanish Volkswagen subsidiary will be available at a basic list price of 20,650 euros and is, therefore, cheaper than the sister models of the Škoda and VW brands.

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Sep 6, 2019 - 05:47 pm

A glowing sign along the highway should do the trick

At the first two Swedish branches, MacDonalds is now listing charging current prices for EV drivers wanting to recharge. Below the very visible glowing “M” now stands EV charging prices along with the Big Mac and Happy Meal on MacDonald’s digital display boards.

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Aug 16, 2019 - 03:05 pm

Uber & Lime expand cooperation in Europe

Uber clients in Europe may now book Lime e-bikes straight through the Uber app. The cooperation started in the US and is currently being rolled out across the continent. Prague, Warsaw and Stockholm are among the first wave of European markets with other capitals to follow suit.

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Jul 22, 2019 - 04:31 pm

Danfoss drive used in Sweden’s biggest hybrid ferry

Danfoss Editron supplied the electric drive system for Sweden’s largest hybrid car ferry to date. The ferry is now about to go into operation. The 100-metre Tellus ferry can carry 80 cars and 297 passengers per tour and will operate with a battery capacity of 949 kWh mainly in fully electric mode.

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Jul 18, 2019 - 04:37 pm

Volvo & Samsung to develop e-truck batteries

The Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have formed a strategic alliance to develop battery packs specifically for Volvo electric trucks. Samsung SDI will supply the battery cells and modules to the Volvo Group that will assemble these in its facilities.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 10:01 pm

Hydrofoiling: This electric speed boat got wings (video)

The Swedish firm Candela has developed an electric speed boat that is hydrofoiling, so it is sort of flying. Top speed is 30 knots (55 kph) and the 40 kWh battery enables a range of more than 50 nautical miles (93 km) – and, they’ve taken it to series production.

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Jul 12, 2019 - 12:18 pm

Aiways is planning to launch in Europe in 2020

The Chinese start-up Aiways is preparing its European market launch. Starting in April 2020, the all-electric SUV U5 will also be available in Europe. Before sales, the company is planning a 14,000 km drive to Europe to show off the U5.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 04:11 pm

Transdev coming to Gothenburg with e-buses

Transdev has been selected by the transport authority Västtrafik as the bus operator for the Gothenburg area for the next ten years. Transdev will operate 370 buses of which 160 are new electric buses by December 2020.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 03:09 pm

Hybrid tugboat launched in the port of Luleå

The first ship has gone into operation using the hybrid system HY from the Finnish technology group Wärtsilä. The tug that escorts ships in the Swedish port of Luleå has been equipped with the fully integrated hybrid power module Wärtsilä HY, which includes motors, a battery system and power electronics.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 01:35 pm

VW to support battery suppliers with production setup

Volkswagen wants to use financial support and the establishment of joint ventures to persuade battery cell suppliers to produce sufficient energy storage systems for the Group’s electrical offensive at a faster pace. Many suppliers remain hesitant.

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Jul 4, 2019 - 08:20 pm

Sweden: Uniti offers Founders Series electric car

Swedish startup Uniti that is backed by the likes of Siemens, Kuka or BorgWarner has opened the online orders for the Founders’ Edition in a limited series. If you order and pay this year, you will get the small electric car before the regular roll-out begins.

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Jun 12, 2019 - 05:52 pm

VW invests for 20% of Northvolt

Volkswagen is investing 900 million euros in the Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt. Part of the sum is earmarked for a planned joint venture between the two companies, another part goes directly to Northvolt.

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Jun 12, 2019 - 11:48 am

VDL adds 14.5 m electric bus to lineup

VDL Bus & Coach expands the product range of its “Citea Electric” family. The Citea XLE-145 Electric uses the modular VDL concept and is intended to offer customers a higher passenger capacity than the other low-entry models.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 03:49 pm

Sweden: Helsingborg orders 13 VDL electric buses

A fleet of 13 VDL electric buses will operate in the southern Swedish city of Helsingborg from 13 June. Operator Arriva Sweden calls the new BRT service the HelsingborgsExpressen, and it is a first for the city of Helsingborg.

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May 17, 2019 - 01:54 pm

Sweden: Autonomous electric truck in operation

German logistics group DB Schenker is now using Einride’s fully electric autonomous T-Pod truck in Jönköping, Sweden, to transport goods on a public road. Swedish authorities recently gave their approval for the endeavour.

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May 15, 2019 - 04:49 pm

VW turns to Northvolt for battery cell mass production

The partner for Volkswagen’s decision to start mass production of battery cells for electric cars will not be the South Korean manufacturer SK Innovation as was rumoured. Rather, the German carmaking giant is turning to the Swedish startup Northvolt for all its battery requirements.

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May 14, 2019 - 02:45 pm

Scania signs up for Northvolt battery cells

Volkswagen’s Swedish commercial vehicle brand Scania has apparently signed a contract with the Swedish company Northvolt to supply battery cells for electric vehicles. The supply volume of the contract is not known.

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Apr 12, 2019 - 01:15 pm

Sweden: Inductive road to be built

As part of a public-private consortial project in Sweden, a test track for the inductive charging of electric vehicles while driving is to be built which is compatible with trucks, buses and cars. The Swedish transport authority Trafikverke has now awarded the contract for a 1.6 km test stretch.

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Apr 2, 2019 - 01:49 pm

Mercedes eSprinter: cruising the arctic circle

This March, we accompanied Mercedes-Benz Vans live for their winter testing of the upcoming electric transporter in northern Sweden. The eSprinter took off from the Arctic Circle and scored well with its sophisticated thermal management system and generously packed battery.

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Mar 23, 2019 - 01:00 pm

Volvo is tripling up on PHEV components

Volvo is seeing enormous demand for its electrified models and expects sales to rise even further by the end of the year. CEO Hakan Samuelsson, admitted that Volvo has underestimated demand but said they are “tripling the capacity”.

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Mar 21, 2019 - 02:26 pm

Volkswagen & Northvolt form European Battery Union

The VW Group and Sweden’s Gigafactory mastermind Northvolt want to advance battery cell production in Europe together and are forming a consortium called the European Battery Union (EBU). It includes partners from research and industry from seven EU member states.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/09/12/volvo-confirms-uk-pricing-for-xc40-t5-plug-in-hybrid/
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