H2-Share hydrogen-powered heavy-duty rigid truck starts trials in the Netherlands; mobile refueler

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A 27-tonne hydrogen fuel cell rigid truck built by VDL started its first demonstration with BREYTNER as part of the EU-funded H2-Share project in Schelluinen, the Netherlands. In urban areas, zero-emission logistics can be operated by battery-electric trucks.

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Volkswagen has 30k+ reservations for the ID.3 1ST edition; most from Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden and UK

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Most of the pre-bookers live in Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. has three different battery sizes available; a large battery (77 kWh net), a medium-sized battery (58 kWh net) and a small battery (45 kWh net). Electric (Battery

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Mitsubishi Motors, NewMotion, Nuvve in vehicle-to-grid pilot in Netherlands with Outlander PHEV

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has launched a Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) pilot, with the first charge point already being utilized with Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV’s in-vehicle storage batteries. There are more than 25,000 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs available in the Netherlands.

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London Taxi relaunches as London EV Company; order for 225 vehicles from The Netherlands

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LEVC also revealed the final version of the new London Taxi—the TX—and its eCity technology comprising an advanced battery electric powertrain with a small gasoline generator. RMC, one of the Netherlands’ largest taxi operators, has been appointed as the importer and operator.

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BYD wins European electric bus orders for Netherlands Schiermonnikoog

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The city of Schiermonnikoog in the province of Friesland, Netherlands is acquiring six new, long-range, all-electric BYD buses to launch in early 2013. The electric buses are powered with a 324 kWh lithium iron phosphate battery pack (540V, 600 Ah); charging the pack takes 3 hours with a three-phase, 480V 100 kW charger. In a European legal tender and open bid supported by four major bus manufacturers, BYD came out on top.

Damen delivers hybrid tugboat to Royal Netherlands Navy; up to 30% lower fuel consumption, 40% fewer emissions

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International shipyard group Damen recently delivered the first of a series of three hybrid tugboats (ASD TUGs 2810 Hybrid) to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN).

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BYD to begin making electric buses in California, delivers 6 electric buses in the Netherlands

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BYD will begin operating an electric bus manufacturing facility and a Li-ion battery manufacturing facility in Lancaster, California, in the coming months. Electric buses for the Netherlands. Separately, BYD officially delivered 6 electric buses to the island home of city of Schiermonnikoog, and the Netherlands’ first National Park in the province of Friesland, Netherlands.

Royal Imtech to install charge point network for Toyota dealers and Prius PHV owners in the Netherlands

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will install a network of intelligent charging points at the home addresses of owners of the new Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid and at all Toyota dealers in the Netherlands. The network is part of Toyota’s charging service, which is included in the sale price of the hybrid car, and is the first large-scale network for electric vehicles in the Netherlands. Royal Imtech N.V.

Adamas: Nickel deployment in passenger EV batteries increased 39% in 2019

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In 2019, global deployment of nickel in passenger EV batteries amounted to 59,271 tonnes, an increase of 39% over the amount deployed in 2018, according to Adamas Intelligence’s web-based EV Battery Capacity and Battery Metals Tracker. Batteries Market Background Materials Sustainability

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A Tesla Model S that runs on hydrogen fuel cells? Dutch firm claims it built one

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Tesla has never built anything but battery-electric cars. hydrogen Tesla Motors plug-in cars The Netherlands hydrogen fuel cellNow a Dutch gasoline company believes it's improved upon the Silicon Valley automaker's design with a hydrogen fuel cell—so much so that it wants to sell its solution to the general public. The Holthausen Group, a Dutch gasoline supplier, claims it built a hydrogen fuel cell-powered.

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SAIC showcases battery-electric Maxus EV80 van range at IAA

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Maxus is presenting a range of zero emission EV80 battery electric vans at the 67 th IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover. Maxus offers a three-year bumper-to-bumper warranty, and a battery warranty of five years or 100,000 km, whichever comes first. Electric (Battery) Europe

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Study suggests lithium and cobalt for batteries may face supply risks by 2050

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Lithium and cobalt are fundamental components of present lithium-ion batteries. The researchers present these results in the journal Nature Reviews Materials as part of a cost and resource analysis of sodium-ion batteries. … in: “Behaviour of Lithium-ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles.“

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Imec produces prototype solid-state Li-ion battery with 200 Wh/L; solid electrolyte applied as a liquid

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Imec, a global research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy and digital technologies, has fabricated an innovative type of solid-state Li-ion battery achieving an energy density of 200 Wh/liter at a charging speed of 0.5C (2 hours). Batteries Solid-state

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BMW and SCHERM put 40t battery-electric truck into service for material transport in 1-year pilot

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The truck battery takes three to four hours to charge. Terberg introduced the YT202-EV yard tractor in 2014; units are operating at a number of distribution centers and inland container terminals in the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark and Switzerland.

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MAN eTGE battery-electric van to be mass-produced from July onwards

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MAN, a member of the Volkswagen Group, is now selling a battery-electric van, the MAN eTGE. A 40 kW charging station fills a battery up to 80% in 45 minutes. Electric (Battery

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Alfen delivers 3MW storage system with BMW batteries

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Dutch grid technology and services company Alfen has delivered a 3MW stationary storage system using BMW batteries to Nuon’s Prinses Alexia Windpark in Zeewolde, the Netherlands. The system will be expanded to 12 MW over the coming period, making it the largest storage project in the Netherlands. Our system is compatible with multiple batteries.

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Frankfurt orders 13 Ebusco electric buses

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Another 156 will be driving in the Dutch cities of Haarlem and Amsterdam at the end of 2020, that will be operated by Transdev the Netherlands. buses are equipped with lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery technology for safety. Bus Electric (Battery

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ACEA: electric buses made up 4% of new bus registrations in Europe in 2019

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The Netherlands was the biggest market for these vehicles with 381 electric buses registered last year, followed by France (285) and Germany (187). Bus Electric (Battery) Europe SalesLast year, 85.0% of all new medium- and heavy-buses (over 3.5

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Two Fuso eCanter electric trucks delivering mail in Dublin; 150 delivered globally

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With the handover in Dublin, the FUSO eCanter is now running in ten European cities in Germany, the UK, France, Portugal, the Netherlands, Denmark and Ireland. kWh) lithium-ion battery packs. Electric (Battery) Fleets

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ABB to provide charging infrastructure for ASKO electric truck fleet

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ABB will assist ASKO with efficient and reliable charging infrastructure for battery-electric trucks at distribution centers throughout the country. Initially, they are charging two battery electric Scania trucks, with more to follow. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty Infrastructur

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Government of Canada awards $18.2M for aluminum autoparts and better Li-ion battery management

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million to two companies that have developed innovations with the potential to make cars lighter, more fuel efficient and, in the case of electric cars, better performing due to a longer battery life. CanArt), and the Netherlands-based multinational Constellium N.V. The funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s SD Tech Fund, which funds clean-technology projects, will allow the company to develop longer lasting batteries for electric cars.

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Amprius demonstrates new tool for roll-to-roll manufacturing of high-energy batteries with Si nanowire anodes

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Amprius, a manufacturer of high-energy lithium-ion batteries using silicon nanowire anodes ( earlier post ), has demonstrated a novel tool for high-volume manufacturing. The new tool, a first-of-its-kind system for inline, continuous, and roll-to-roll production of three-dimensional silicon nanowire anodes, will enable Amprius to scale manufacturing and deliver lightweight and long-lasting batteries for unmanned vehicles, wearable technologies, and electric vehicles.

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CATL expands partnerships with VDL and Quantron in Europe for commercial vehicle electrification

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Limited (CATL), the global leading EV battery manufacturer, is expanding partnerships with VDL Bus & Coach B.V. As a product of this joint cooperation, the electric buses will be first launched in the Netherlands in 2020. Batteries Bus China Europe

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Researchers gain fundamental insight into key reaction for Li-air batteries

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air batteries but also show the impact that the nature of the lithium peroxide (size, shape, and crystallinity) has on the oxidation mechanism. air batteries, they suggest. O 2 batteries has exploded over the past few years. Batteries

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Connexxion orders 20 Solaris hydrogen buses for South Holland

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The operator Connexxion, providing transport services for South Holland province in The Netherlands, signed a contract for the delivery of 20 Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses. The bus is also fitted with a Solaris High Power battery which acts as an additional electric power storage facility.

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Dutch #ichargesmart charging app boosts share of renewable energy in battery; now available for Tesla home charging

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A previously conducted test among 40 Tesla drivers demonstrated that the app increases the share of renewable energy in the battery and reduces costs. The more than 6,000 Teslas in the Netherlands account for nearly half of the total number of fully electric cars in the country. The service is currently available for 1000+ compatible public charging stations and smart home charging for Tesla in the Netherlands.

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New battery-electric MINI to be variant of core 3-door model

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The BMW Group announced that the new battery-electric MINI will be a variant of the brand’s core 3-door model. This fully electric car will go into production in 2019, increasing the choice of MINI powertrains to include gasoline and diesel internal combustion engines, a plug-in hybrid ( earlier post ) and a battery electric vehicle. Electric (Battery

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TNO joins H2-Share project to build and demo 27t hydrogen fuel cell truck and mobile refueler

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TNO, the Netherlands Organization for applied scientific research TNO, has now joined in this partnership as an evaluation partner. While battery-electric trucks can operate efficiently in urban areas, hydrogen technology is one of the options for zero-emission logistics over longer distances.

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Dutch-Belgian truck company orders five Proton HyRange hydrogen fuel-cell systems for refuse trucks; EU project REVIVE

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By adjusting the performance of the fuel cell system and the application-specific design of the battery, the hybrid solution can be varied between a pure plug-in hybrid operation and pure range extender operation. Electric (Battery) Fleets Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

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DAF delivers first electric truck to Jumbo

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The CF Electric was developed in a joint venture between DAF and VDL ( earlier post ), and will be used by Jumbo to supply its supermarkets in the south of the Netherlands. The battery has a 30-minute quick-charge feature and a full charge takes just 1.5

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Vattenfall contracts with BMW for up to 1,000 new 33 kWh Li-ion batteries this year for storage projects in wind farms

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Vattenfall and the BMW Group have signed a contract for the delivery of up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries this year. The batteries—each with a capacity of 33 kWh—are equipped with a BMW-owned battery management system and are also used by the car manufacturer in the BMW i3. Vattenfall will purchase the new batteries from the BMW plant in Dingolfing and use them in all storage projects. This is a so-called storage control unit made of batteries.

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First DAF CF Electric refuse collection truck delivered to ROVA

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While DAF has commenced limited sales of its CF Electric tractor in The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, four fully electric 6x2 chassis are now entering a field test for refuse collection applications. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

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AR?V eBikes from GM are available for preorder; two models on BikeExchange.com

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V eBikes are launching first in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, due to the popularity of lithium-ion battery-powered eBikes in those markets. In Belgium and the Netherlands, the AR?V The battery was validated to rigorous safety standards similar to GM’s EV batteries.

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Better Place consortium launches electric taxi project with battery switch station at Schiphol airport

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A Better Place-led project consortium has launched an electric taxi project—including a battery-switch station—at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The company also announced the appointment of Paul Harms as CEO of Better Place Netherlands. Harms previously served as CEO of Athlon Netherlands and as an Executive Vice President of Athlon Car Leasing International. electric cars with switchable batteries have driven more than three million electric kilometers to date (1.9

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Dutch fleet operator orders 80 Mercedes-Benz eVito Tourer vans

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Utrecht is one of the areas with the highest density of charging points in the Netherlands. With the installed battery capacity of 41 kWh, the vehicle offers a total range of between 156 and 186 kilometers (97 and 116 miles). Electric (Battery) Fleets

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India actually beat China to all-electric new-car pledge, targets 2030

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While Norway, The Netherlands, France, and the U.K. emissions China government India climate change plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) transportation policyChina made headlines around the world on Sunday when state media reported that the country is developing a timetable to end production and sales of new vehicles with gasoline engines. have adopted different timetables for various versions of such a ban, China is both the world's most populous.

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Leclanché to develop battery storage solution for Fastned’s network of fast charging stations

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Leclanché SA ( earlier post ) will develop a battery storage solution for Fastned’s fast charging electric vehicle stations, starting with a pilot at two locations. Fastned has built and is operating 63 fast charging EV stations in the Netherlands. Leclanché will provide scalable battery energy storage systems (BESS) for Fastned, using large-format lithium-ion batteries. The battery acts as a buffer between the electricity grid and the vehicles charging.

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Van Hool orders 20 Ballard fuel cell modules to power buses in Holland

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Ballard Power Systems announced a purchase order from Van Hool, a leading bus OEM and Ballard partner headquartered in Belgium, for 20 FCveloCity-HD 85kW fuel cell modules to power buses in Groningen, the Netherlands, under the JIVE2 funding program. Bus Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hydroge

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JRC: e-vehicle market in Europe is slowly gaining momentum, but breakthrough is needed

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The highest numbers were registered in Norway, Germany, the Netherlands, France and the UK. In Europe, the e-vehicle market is almost equally divided between battery-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid cars. Behavior Electric (Battery) Europe Market Background

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Terberg introduces new generation of electric terminal tractor; hydrogen fuel-cell version possible

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The Netherlands-based Terberg is introducing a new generation of electric vehicles with new EV technology, including the YT203-EV terminal tractor (which replaces the older YT202-EV) and the BC202-EV body carrier. The new batteries comply with the ECE-R100 rev.

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BYD secures Europe’s largest single order for electric buses to date: 259 eBuses for Keolis

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BYD has secured the largest single order to date for full battery-electric buses in Europe in a deal with Keolis Nederland BV, the Dutch subsidiary of global public transport provider, Keolis. Bus Electric (Battery) Europe Heavy-duty

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Groupe Renault launching large-scale V2G trials with fleet of 15 Zoe EVs

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The pilot schemes will begin in the Netherlands and Portugal. Vehicle-to-grid charging—also called reversible charging—modulates the charging and discharging of electric-vehicle batteries in accordance with users’ needs and the grid’s supply of available electricity.

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Renault selects DHL for Li-ion battery pack replacement logistics services

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Renault has selected DHL as its first logistics provider to manage and distribute replacement Li-ion batteries to the “Expert Z.E.” The Renault sales contract for the electric vehicles is an all-in-one offer including battery replacement after several years of use or in the event of dysfunction—at which point customers visit their dealership to swap the battery. In this particular business model, the client will rent the battery reparable in Renault dealerships.

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