Tag: Switzerland

Dec 21, 2021 - 01:54 pm

Blackstone invests in battery technology production

The Swiss commodities company Blackstone Resources has raised 50 million Swiss francs, the equivalent of 48 million euros, through a partial sale of a subsidiary in its precious metals division. Blackstone plans to use the money to further develop and expand its battery metals and lithium projects.

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Dec 8, 2021 - 05:25 pm

ABB spins off electric mobility division

Swiss-Swedish technology group ABB is aiming to spin off its electric mobility division with its charging station business in the first half of 2022 and list it on the Swiss stock exchange. The company made the announcement on its capital markets day.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 04:08 pm

Eni to build 31,000 charging points by 2030

The Italian energy company Eni has announced its intention to expand its charging network for electric cars to more than 31,000 charging points in Europe by 2030. An interim target of 27,000 chargers was also mentioned for 2025.

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Nov 4, 2021 - 01:12 pm

Aiways is coming to Switzerland in 2022

The Chinese manufacturer Aiways will also sell its battery-electric SUVs in Switzerland from next year in cooperation with Alcomotive as its exclusive distribution partner. The electric SUV Aiways U5 will be available in Switzerland from the beginning of 2022, the electric SUV coupé Aiways U6 will follow suit.

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Nov 1, 2021 - 03:25 pm

Basel orders 4 electric fire trucks from Rosenbauer

The fire brigade of the canton of Basel-city has ordered four all-electric fire fighting vehicles of the RT model series from Rosenbauer. This is the first fleet order for the electric vehicle. Independently of this, Rosenbauer announces that it will now also present the first aerial ladder with an electric drive system.

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Oct 15, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Futuricum’s specialised e-trucks now on roads

Four Swiss partners have joined forces to convert and operate two Futuricum electric trucks into special vehicles. The two examples feature an additional length of one metre, an increase of the payload by two tonnes and the expansion of the battery capacity to 900 kWh.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 07:01 pm

ABB to provide charging for Basel buses

In Switzerland, Industriellen Werke Basel (IWB) has placed a major order with ABB who is to supply both the necessary electrification and charging solutions for the conversion of the bus fleet to electric drives.

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Oct 5, 2021 - 04:43 pm

DCS expands fleet charging solution

In the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) Digital Charging Solutions (DCS) is offering an enhanced version of the DCS fleet solution called Charge Now for Business. The offer is in collaboration with EVBox Group, Everon and The Mobility House.

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Oct 4, 2021 - 04:21 pm

Hy24 founded for H2 infrastructure investment

Ardian and FiveT Hydrogen have announced the beginning of Hy24, “the world’s largest investment platform focused exclusively on clean hydrogen infrastructure”. Hy24’s first fund is expected to have a volume of 1.5 billion euros.

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Sep 27, 2021 - 01:15 pm

VinFast is coming to Europe in 2022

The Vietnamese car manufacturer VinFast gives more details about its European strategy. The company’s first two electric cars, the VF e35 and the VF e36, are to make their market debut in three European countries in 2022.

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Aug 8, 2021 - 03:11 pm

Volta Charging to enter European market

US start-up Volta Charging is coming to Europe, starting with an office in Germany. The company offers initially free DC charging refinanced through advertising. Volta has yet to disclose its timeline for entering the EU market.

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Aug 4, 2021 - 02:07 pm

Blackstone signs LFP supply agreement with IBU-Tec

Blackstone Technology, the German subsidiary of the Swiss commodities company Blackstone Resources, has signed a cooperation agreement with IBU-Tec Advanced Materials. The Weimar-based company is to produce lithium iron phosphate cathode materials for Blackstone on its facilities.

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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 15, 2021 - 07:53 pm

Zurich orders Siemens charging for electric buses

In Switzerland, Siemens has been awarded a contract by the Zurich Transport Authority (VBZ) for the supply, installation and commissioning of 45 Sicharge UC charging stations for electric buses. The charging infrastructure will be installed in the Hardau bus garage for 45 new electric buses.

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Jul 14, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Fuso eCanter: route & mission profile analysis via app

Fuso is now bringing the ‘eTruck Ready’ app from group parent Daimler Trucks to selected European markets for the Fuso eCanter. The application allows potential customers to check whether their application profiles and routes are suitable for the all-electric light truck.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 03:32 pm

Renault’s DACH CEO to take over at Opel

Uwe Hochgeschurtz, currently CEO of Renault in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH region), will become Opel’s new CEO on 1 September 2021. Hochgeschurtz succeeds Michael Lohscheller, who “has decided to take on another challenge outside the Stellantis Group”.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 02:25 pm

Leclanché announces new lithium battery module

Swiss battery manufacturer Leclanché has developed a new generation of lithium-ion modules for energy-intensive electrified transport applications on road, rail and water, while inaugurating a new production line for large-scale module manufacturing in Switzerland.

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May 31, 2021 - 01:58 pm

Solaris to provide 6 electric buses for Switzerland

Solaris is to deliver a total of six Urbino 12 electric to Switzerland after winning a tender. The Swiss public transport companies Verkehrsbetriebe Luzern AG (VBL Luzern) and Zugerland Verkehrsbetriebe AG (ZVB Zug) have ordered three buses each. Further vehicles could follow.

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May 18, 2021 - 03:51 pm

Basel orders 54 eCitaro buses

In Switzerland, Mercedes-Benz has received an order from Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB) for 54 fully electric eCitaro buses. The 38 solo and 16 articulated buses are to be delivered next year.

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May 5, 2021 - 10:39 am

Genesis to release three all-electric cars in Europe

Hyundai’s luxury brand Genesis has announced details of its European debut this year. Sales will launch in Germany, Switzerland and Great Britain this summer, initially with combustion models. From the end of 2021, Genesis promises three pure electric cars are to follow.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 01:31 pm

e-troFit & Paul Nutzfahrzeuge launch partnership

e-troFit GmbH and Paul Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH have joined forces in a so-called Preferred Partnership. The aim of the cooperation is to make greater use of synergies in the field of commercial vehicle electrification and to benefit from the partner’s value chains.

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Apr 21, 2021 - 02:20 pm

Battrion installs first electrode production

Battrion, a spin-off by ETH Zurich, is developing a high-performance battery that made our news last year. The start-up now announced the opening of a small-scale production line in Switzerland able to make electrodes for 20 MWh fast-charging Li-ion battery cells a year.

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Apr 6, 2021 - 04:53 pm

Swisscom working towards full fleet electrification

Telecommunications group Swisscom maintains one of the largest company fleets in Switzerland, comprising of around 24,000 vehicles. The Group now decided to progress electrification and to include all-electric cars for the first time. Swisscom opted for the new Škoda Enyaq e-SUV by the Volkswagen Group.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/01/19/v2x-suisse-seven-companies-launch-field-trial-for-bidirectional-charging/
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