Tag: Sweden

Sep 11, 2020 - 12:55 pm

Volvo Buses & Batteryloop take e-bus battery recycling global

Volvo Buses is providing the batteries from its electric buses with a second life as stationary storage on a large scale. Following individual pilot projects, Volvo Buses has now concluded an agreement with Batteryloop, that covers all batteries for the manufacturer’s electric buses worldwide.

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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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Jul 30, 2020 - 01:37 pm

Polestar 2 deliveries in Europe start ahead of schedule

Polestar has started deliveries of the Polestar 2 earlier than planned. The first European customer vehicle has now been handed over at the company’s headquarters in Gothenburg, which is ahead of schedule and was not supposed to take place until August.

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Jul 27, 2020 - 06:09 pm

Keolis extends electric fleet and contract term in Stockholm

Public transport operator Keolis has received a four-year extension of the existing contract for Stockholm from the Swedish transport authority Storstockholms Lokaltrafik. The contract has now been extended to August 2026 and the existing fleet is to be increased by 15 electric buses.

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Jul 19, 2020 - 06:36 pm

E-scooter sharing firm Voi first to break even

Sweden’s Voi Technology is on track to make an annual profit in 2021 after breaking even in June. It is the first big electric scooter sharing firm to do so, the company said this week. The announcement comes at a time in which the market has been hit hard.

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Jul 16, 2020 - 12:50 pm

Northvolt becomes 3rd battery cell supplier to BMW

The BMW Group has signed a long-term supply contract for battery cells with the Swedish company Northvolt. The deal is worth two billion euros. Northvolt will start manufacturing the cells in 2024 in its Gigafactory in Skellefteå, currently under construction.

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Jul 15, 2020 - 11:29 am

Polestar is eyeing Tesla closely

Volvo has imported a Tesla Model Y from the USA and registered it in Sweden to take a closer look. Volvo had already brought one of the then new Tesla Model 3 to Sweden in 2018 – and now, as is well known, offers a competitor for the Model 3 under its EV brand Polestar.

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Jul 10, 2020 - 01:53 pm

Volta Zero: delivery e-truck using organic space materials

Volta Trucks, a startup with offices in Sweden and the UK, is working on the prototype of an all-electric 16-ton truck. The Volta Zero, due for launch later this year is to use hi-tech organic materials developed together with the European Space Agency, ESA.

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Jul 7, 2020 - 03:13 pm

Registrations of e-cars in Sweden at about 25%

In June, the overall car market in Sweden declined by 21.3 per cent in comparison with the same month last year. At the same time, BEV and PHEV were still able to increase their market share significantly, thanks to the Swedish subsidy system.

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Jul 1, 2020 - 06:57 pm

NEVS presents electric robotaxi for sharing services

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has presented a mobility ecosystem for autonomous electric vehicles for sharing services, under the name PONS. At the heart of the ecosystem is the autonomous Sango electric vehicle for up to six passengers.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 02:12 pm

Evergrande to buy up the rest of NEVS

The Chinese Evergrande Group has announced its intention to take over National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) entirely. The acquisition of the remaining shares is to be completed by autumn.

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Jun 14, 2020 - 06:49 pm

Candela 7: all-electric hydrofoil with 92 km range (video)

The electric speedboat of Sweden’s Candela is the world’s first electric hydrofoil, according to the company, and as the (old) concept is still both wondrous and curious enough, they’ve now published a 40-min virtual cruise. Also note, Candela is ready to deliver.

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Jun 4, 2020 - 03:21 pm

Sweden’s EV market share remains at 20%

Despite the corona crisis and the resulting drop in car sales, the market share of BEV and PHEV in Sweden was again just over 20 per cent in May. The positive trend in electric sales is therefore continuing.

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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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Apr 21, 2020 - 12:14 pm

Daimler & Volvo join on truck and bus fuel cells

Daimler Truck and the Volvo Group intend to establish a joint venture to develop and build fuel cells for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. Although the letter of intent just signed is non-binding, a final agreement is expected to be concluded by the end of the year.

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Apr 9, 2020 - 09:40 pm

ABB & HDF team up on fuel cell systems for ships

ABB has signed an MoU with Hydrogène de France (HDF) to jointly manufacture megawatt fuel cell systems for powering shipping vessels. The two partners want to optimise the production of large systems in order to be able to build fuel cell power plants in the megawatt range for ships.

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Apr 3, 2020 - 03:13 pm

E-scooter maker Kumpan Electric gets €3M for expansion

InnoEnergy is investing around three million euros in e-bility, the manufacturer behind the German electric scooter brand Kumpan Electric. The goals of the cooperation are the further development of e-bility’s product and service range and faster market launch in other European countries.

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Mar 25, 2020 - 05:05 pm

Mercedes EQV electric van passes winter tests

Mercedes-Benz subjected the EQV to an endurance test in Arjeplog, Sweden. The electric V-Class proved its operational capability under extreme conditions at temperatures as low as minus 30 degrees Celsius, icy roads and deep snow.

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Mar 25, 2020 - 02:27 pm

Sweden: marketshare for plug-in vehicles nears 25%

In Sweden, electric cars and plug-in hybrids achieved a market share of 24.3 per cent in February. The background to the new car registration boom is primarily a change in the Swedish subsidy system, which came into force at the turn of the year.

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Feb 17, 2020 - 03:54 pm

Sweden to equip airports for domestic e-flights

Swedavia, the state-owned Swedish airport operator, has adopted a strategy for electric aviation. The aim is to prepare all ten airports in Sweden for electric-powered aircraft and to have the first commercial e-airline operating by around 2025.

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Feb 11, 2020 - 01:28 pm

BEV and PHEV sales increase markedly in Sweden

In Sweden, electric cars and plug-in hybrids achieved a market share of 30.2 per cent in January. The boom in new registrations is most likely to be the change in the Swedish bonus-malus system that came into force at the turn of the year.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/09/11/volvo-buses-batteryloop-take-e-bus-battery-recycling-global/
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