VW will now sell you a car online, but only in Denmark, not the U.S.

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The German automaker is launching an online-sales scheme in Denmark for its Up minicar. Europe car buying VW Internet Denmark Volkswagen Up!

Air Liquide inaugurates HyBalance pilot site in Denmark for production of carbon-free hydrogen

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In Denmark, Air Liquide inaugurated HyBalance, a pilot site for the production of carbon-free hydrogen. Besides industrial customers, the hydrogen that is produced is used to supply the network of five hydrogen stations installed and operated by the Copenhagen Hydrogen Network (CHN), a subsidiary of Air Liquide in Denmark. Denmark is a pioneer in the integration of renewable energies into the national energy mix, with 40% of the country’s electricity produced from wind turbines.

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Parker Project demonstrates cross-brand V2G in Denmark; more tests of grid services slated

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The V2G demonstration conducted here in Denmark is a study to utilise EVs and PHEVs as a power interchange tool for society. Parker is also interfacing with and pulling data from the Frederiksberg Pilot in Denmark, the world’s first commercial V2G hub.

Denmark to examine vehicle to grid technology

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The Technical University of Denmark will look into vehicle to grid operation after AC Propulsion delivered its eBox to its research team. With the aim of advancing integration of electric vehicles with Denmark’s electric power grid, which has extensive wind power generation capacity, the team will look into buffering intermittent renewable energy resources. Electric cars Green cars Latest news AC Propulsion Denmark eBox Technical University of Denmark vehicle to grid technology

H2 Logic delivers 9th H2 fueling station for Denmark; 100% renewable hydrogen, 1st country-wide station network

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H2 Logic has delivered the ninth hydrogen fueling station in Denmark. The station in Kolding is the third to open in Denmark during the past six months, and in total the ninth public accessible hydrogen station in 24/7 operation throughout Denmark.

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ABB delivers first urban battery storage solution in Denmark to support renewables

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ABB has commissioned Denmark’s first urban energy storage system. The project partners include The Technical University of Denmark, City of Copenhagen, By & Havn, HOFOR, Radius, ABB, Balslev, Danfoss, Clean Charge, METROTHERM, Glen Dimplex and the PowerLab facilities. The Lithium-ion based battery energy storage system (BESS) will be integrated with the local electricity grid in the new harbor district of Nordhavn, Copenhagen.

CLEVER to add 100 ABB fast charging stations in Denmark and neighboring countries

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Danish electric mobility operator CLEVER will expand its charging network in Denmark and neighboring countries with 100 ABB multi-standard Terra 53 DC fast charging stations. The chargers will be installed in Denmark and in neighboring countries through partners, including a first collaboration with Öresundskraft in Sweden. The expansion of CLEVER’s network follows its 2012 ABB collaboration to roll out a country-wide network of fast chargers in Denmark.

Biorefinery for sustainable marine fuel to be built in Denmark

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The Port of Frederikshavn, Steeper Energy and Aalborg University are partnering to establish a biomass biorefinery in Denmark to produce a sustainable drop-in sulfur-free marine fuel that will serve more than 100,000 vessels passing through the port annually.

ABB to supply 50 CCS (Combo) fast chargers for EVs to CLEVER in Denmark

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The first CLEVER DC fast charger at a Shell gasoline station in Denmark was inaugurated earlier this month by the Danish Minister of Transport, Pia Olsen Dyhr, marking the installation of the first commercial CCS fast charger in Denmark. CLEVER’s strategy is to follow the car and that’s why we, as Denmark’s leading electric-mobility operator, establish charging stations for all types of electric vehicles available in the Danish market.

Leclanché’s launches new marine battery system; to be used in Denmark’s E-ferry

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Leclanché will use the MRS on the E-ferry in Denmark, the world’s largest, 100% electric ferry by battery capacity, equipped with a 4.3 Leclanché SA announced the market launch of Leclanché Marine Rack System (MRS), a modular, Lithium-ion battery system for marine vessels. Leclanché MRS is the first marine battery system of its type approved by international certification body DNV-GL under revised rules issued in October 2015.

CLEVER chooses ABB to supply 51 DC fast chargers for network in Denmark

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CLEVER, a leading electric mobility operator (EMO) in Denmark has chosen ABB to supply 50 Terra 51 DC fast chargers at multiple locations throughout Denmark. The first six ABB Terra 51 fast charge stations are due to be delivered and installed this week and represent the largest deployment of smart electric vehicle chargers in Denmark. CLEVER’s network of DC fast chargers and AC chargers builds on Denmark’s commitment towards becoming independent of fossil fuels by 2050.

Better Place halts US and Australian operations, focusing on Denmark and Israel

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and Australia in a move that's meant to focus the company's efforts on existing operations in Denmark and Israel. Project Better Place announced on Wednesday it is shutting down operations in the U.S.

AVIS Denmark orders 401 Nissan e-NV200 vans and 60 more LEAFs; largest fleet of Nissan EVs in Europe

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Nissan and AVIS Denmark have signed a deal to create the largest fleet of Nissan electric vehicles anywhere in Europe, with a new order of 401 Nissan e-NV200 vans and a further 60 units of the battery-electric Nissan LEAF, brining its total EV fleet to date to 861 vehicles. We had great success already with the Nissan LEAF in Denmark and we leased all of the units we purchased from Nissan very quickly, which has led to us ordering more.

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Better Place winding down ops in North America and Australia, to focus on Denmark and Israel

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Better Place, the startup provider of electric car networks using a battery switch model, has decided to focus its efforts on Denmark and Israel, where the complete infrastructure is in place and commercial operations are underway. To do so we are now focusing on realizing the full potential of what we have built, and that means concentrating our resources and energy in the near term, on Denmark and Israel, where we have customers on the road enjoying our switching and charging networks.

Mitsubishi electric car moves into Denmark

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The Japanese car manufacturer has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Danish government that will see the i-MiEV electric car break new ground in Denmark. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Danish government Denmark electric vehicles Mitsubishi electric cars Mitsubishi i-MiEV Renault-Nissan isn’t the only car manufacturing powerhouse capable of setting up electric car agreements around the world, as Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has now proven.

Inauguration Ceremony for Inbicon Biomass Biorefinery in Denmark

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Denmark’s Prince Joachim inaugurated the Inbicon biomass biorefinery in Kalundborg, Denmark, where ethanol will be produced from straw. In June, Statoil in Denmark signed a contract for the first 5 million liters of cellulosic ethanol from Inbicon. In addition to bioethanol, the plant will also produce lignin biopellets and C 5 molasses. The biopellets can be used as fuel at CPH plants, and the C 5 molasses can be used for animal feed. Inbicon is a subsidiary of DONG Energy.

Better Place halts US and Australian operations, focusing on Denmark and Israel

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and Australia in a move that's meant to focus the company's efforts on existing operations in Denmark and Israel. Project Better Place announced on Wednesday it is shutting down operations in the U.S.

AC Propulsion sends eBox EV to Denmark for V2G research focused on buffering intermittent renewable energy

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AC Propulsion has delivered an AC Propulsion-powered eBox to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), where it will be used to evaluate Vehicle to Grid (V2G) operation as part of a research program. In Denmark, UD will now shift its focus to another important application of V2G research, which is buffering intermittent renewable energy resources.

Tesla Roadster, Toyota Prius, VW Touareg Crash in Denmark

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Here's a frightening scene from the streets of Denmark submitted to Autopia by reader, Lars H. A Tesla Roadster was involved in a three-way crash with a Volkswagen Touareg and a Toyota Prius earlier this week. Apparently the Roadster was stopped behind the Touareg when the Prius rear-ended the Roadster, pushing it under the SUV

Cellulosic ethanol blend available at filling stations in Denmark

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An E5 blend of 95% gasoline and 5% cellulosic ethanol is premiering at 100 filling stations across Denmark. Made available by Statoil, the Bio95 2G mixture uses ethanol derived from wheat straw collected on Danish fields after harvest and produced by DONG Inbicon , using enzyme technology from Novozymes. Long a grand vision of the future, next-generation biofuel is now coming to market to fulfill its promises.

Better Place unveils Europe’s first battery switch station in Denmark

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In March, Better Place opened the Better Place Center in Hellerup, Denmark and since then, nearly 3,000 visitors have passed through the center and interest in a tour of the Better Place Center continues to grow. In preparation for commercial launch later this year, Better Place unveiled the company’s first Battery Switch station in Europe at an event in Gladsaxe, just outside Copenhagen.

Report: Launching Renault EVs With Better Place in Denmark

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Living in Denmark, I was recently able to sign up for a Renault Fluence Electric Vehicle, and was subsequently assigned # 25 on the waiting list. I also arranged an interview with Soren Hyltoft from Renault Denmark to get answers to my many questions about how the Fluence EV program and the swapping of its lithium-ion battery pack will work.

Mitsubishi Motors Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Denmark for i-MiEV

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Danish government regarding the popularization of the i-MiEV electric vehicle (EV) in Denmark. The Danish government, in order to reduce CO 2 emissions in its country, is proactively implementing environmental conservation initiatives as national policy—a part of which are EV-related tax incentives—and approached MMC for cooperation in the popularization of EVs in Denmark.

PBS looks into the Electric Future

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Ahead of the Copenhagen summit, PBS look into the electric future in Denmark — and checks. Tags: In the Media International Projects denmark project better place in with Project Better Place. Watch the show here.

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Danish Drivers Set New Tesla Model S Distance Record: 450 Miles (Video)

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miles), after a marathon drive beginning and ending at the Supercharger DC fast-charging site in Rødekro, Denmark. Videos Denmark Tesla Motors plug-in cars Distance recordA pair of Danish drivers claim to have set a new record for Tesla Model S electric-car range.

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Dong slams the box in the Danish electric car adventure

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BP Denmark has gone through the initial investment of 400 kroner, and Dong denies an obligation to loan more. Regarding additional funding of Better Place Denmark, "it is our choice. denmark better place dong energyGoogle translate sure knows how write a headline. Seems the deal between Better Place and its Danish partner Dong Energy has gone south. There are eroded cooperation between DONG Energy and Better Place Group," according to the story in epn.dk

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DSB and Better Place Partner to Deliver a Sustainable Transportation Alternative in Denmark with EV-Train Combo

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Better Place and DSB, Denmark’s state-owned passenger rail company, signed an agreement to provide Danes with door-to-door, sustainable transportation by combining passenger rail and electric car service. We consider the cooperation agreement with DSB as a unique opportunity to promote the adoption of EVs in Denmark and an important milestone in our work to establish a nationwide infrastructure for sustainable transportation. Jens Moberg, CEO of Better Place Denmark.

Avis Builds Largest Electric-Vehicle Lease Fleet In Europe With Latest Nissan Order

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Denmark is about to gain the largest fleet of electric cars available for lease in Europe, thanks to a deal between Nissan and Avis. Denmark fleet sales plug-in cars Avis Nissan e-NV200The rental company will purchase 401 Nissan e-NV200 electric vans, and 60 Nissan Leaf electric cars. That will supplement an existing contingent of Leaf electric cars, and bring the total number of electric vehicles.

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Copenhagen mayor proposes banning new diesel cars

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Diesel Europe DenmarkCopenhagen's mayor wants to deal a major blow to diesel-fueled cars—but not trucks. Frank Jensen, the city's mayor, says that he will propose legislation to ban new diesel cars from entering the Danish capital by January 1, 2019. Jensen's plan would not apply to vehicles bought and registered prior to the close of 2018, and it appears to.

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Danish postal service selects electric Mercedes vans

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Denmark was one of just seven markets in Europe chosen by the automaker to test its Vito E-Cell model in the early [.]. Mercedes commercial Denmark electric van Mercedes-Benz

Electric Qashqai becomes first EV to cross Gobi Desert

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Crossing through Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Russia, Mongolia, [.]. Electric cars Nissan Denmark electric car Gobi Moto Mundo Qashqai travelA couple of Danish travel writers have successfully travelled around the world in a converted Nissan Qashqai electric car. Crossing three continents in 10 months, Nina and Hjalte from the Moto Mundo challenge have become the first people to cross the Gobi Desert in an electric vehicle.

POD Point prepares for Scandinavian expansion

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The London-based company is now supplying hardware and software to Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, Europe’s most advanced electric vehicle markets. Latest news charging infrastructure Denmark Norway Pod Point swedenElectric vehicle charging specialist POD Point has begun expanding into some of the most EV-friendly countries. It is a move that has excited CEO Erik Fairbairn: ”Nordic countries were early and rapid adopters of electric [.].

T&E study finds cruise ships emitting 10x more SOx in Europe port cities than all Europe’s 260M cars

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In Denmark, for example, whose coasts are entirely within SECAs, cruise ships emitted 18 times more SO x in 2017 than all 2.5

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Over 1,000 miles to a tank from stunning eco challenge

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Skoda Austria Denmark economy fabia fuel efficiencyWhat will do over a thousand miles to a tank? Not some wacky one seat quadricycle, but the perfectly regular Fabia GreenLine II, that’s what. Driven by world economy champion Gerhard Plattner, a second generation Fabia GreenLine achieved 1,246 miles on a single tank as the Austrian drove the model from his home country to [.].

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Major carmakers start hydrogen car road tour

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Fuel Cells Green cars Hydrogen cars Hydrogen fuel Latest news Daimler Denmark France fuel cell cars germany green cars Honda hydrogen cars Hyundai Italy Toyota UKIf you live in Europe, it’s worth keeping your eyes peeled for the European Hydrogen Road Tour 2012 – which is meant to demonstrate how fuel cell cars are ready to go. Major carmakers Toyota, Honda, Daimler and Hyundai will team up to bring seven hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (such as the Honda FCX Clarity, [.].

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Microcab fuel cell hybrids edge closer

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The next generation of demonstration fuel cell hybrid vehicles from UK-based Microcab Industries have taken a step forward after the company ordered 10 Serenus high-temperature 3kW PEM fuel cell systems from Denmark’s Serenergy A/S. Tags: Fuel Cells Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Coventry and Birmingham Low Emissions Demonstrator project Denmark fuel cell cars fuel cell hybrid cars Serenergy Serenergy A/S

Better Place extends electric vehicle battery swap trial

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Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Agency for Natural Resources and Energy battery swap stations Better Place Denmark electric car batteries electric car battery swap stations israel Ministry of Economy Tokyo

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Renault to begin mass electric car rollout

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Initial sales will begin in December 2011 in Denmark and Israel with the car maker developing three electric models: a saloon car, a compact car and a panel van. According to Jens Mobery, the chief executive of Better Place Denmark, production will reach tens of thousands per year for the Danish market from 2011 with electric drivers signing up for a monthly subscription with Better Place to access its batteries similar to signing up for a mobile phone contract.

2009 39

Hyundai delivers first fuel cell vehicles in Europe

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Hyundai made history today by handing over the keys to the first of its assembly line-produced ix35 fuel cell vehicles to the city of Copenhagen in Denmark.

Ballard to supply Norled with 200 kW fuel cell modules to power ferry in Norway

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The Ballard modules will be designed and manufactured at the company’s new Marine Center of Excellence at its facility in Hobro, Denmark. Ballard Power Systems Europe A/S—a subsidiary of Ballard Power Systems, Inc.—has

2019 139

Companies form H2Bus consortium to deploy 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell buses and infrastructure in Europe

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The funding will enable the deployment of 200 hydrogen fuel cell electric buses and supporting infrastructure in each of Denmark, Latvia and the UK by 2023. Everfuel, Wrightbus, Ballard Power Systems, Hexagon Composites, Nel Hydrogen and Ryse Hydrogen—leading players in the hydrogen fuel cell electric value chain—are joining forces to form the H2Bus Consortium.

2019 112

Musk & Trump, VW online sales, Bolt EV gets AeroVironment charging station: Today's Car News

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Today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is named to President-elect Donald Trump's business-leader forum, Volkswagen experiments with online sales in Denmark, and the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car will be available with an AeroVironment charging station.

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First 5 production Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicles for Europe arrive

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Already sold in Japan since last December, the Toyota Mirai will be launched in Europe from September in the UK, Denmark and Germany. Markets beyond the UK, Germany and Denmark will be added from 2017 as the hydrogen infrastructure develops.

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