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Alstom to supply Italy’s first hydrogen trains

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The new hydrogen trains will be based on Alstom’s Coradia Stream regional train platform, which is dedicated to the European market and already being produced for Italy by Alstom’s main Italian sites. The Coradia Stream trains for FNM are manufactured by Alstom in Italy.

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Enel X and Arrival partner to launch electric bus trials in Italy

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Enel X, Enel's subsidiary dedicated to innovative products and services, together with EV maker Arrival, have entered into a partnership to test the battery-electric bus in Italy.

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Volkswagen and Enel X Way launch Ewiva to build Italy’s largest high-power charging network

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electric mobility, launched their equally-owned joint venture Ewiva, which aims to accelerate the uptake of electric mobility in Italy promoting the development of a reliable and capillary high-power charging (HPC) network across the country. Enel and Volkswagen, two strong partners from different industries, have now joined forces to tackle this task in a targeted manner, thus advancing e-mobility in Italy. The Volkswagen Group and Enel X Way, the Enel Group’s company dedicated to.

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Snam and Wolftank launch collaboration for the construction of hydrogen refueling stations in Italy

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Following the signing of a memorandum of understanding, the two companies are evaluating infrastructure initiatives to enable the use of hydrogen in the transport sector in Italy and potentially in other countries.

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Volta Trucks Brings the Full-Electric Volta Zero to Italy

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The customer event in Italy comes soon after similar successful French and Spanish events that have seen over 600 individual demonstrations of the Volta Zero in COVID-secure environments. The post Volta Trucks Brings the Full-Electric Volta Zero to Italy appeared first on EV Obsession.

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Mercedes-Benz joins Automotive Cells Company (ACC) as future equal shareholder; third gigafactory slated for Italy

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In addition, ACC’s industrial footprint will be enriched by a third production site in Termoli, Italy. A Memorandum of Understanding between ACC and the Italian authorities was signed on 21 March to formalize the willingness of shareholders to invest in Italy, and of Italian authorities to support that investment. Stellantis, TotalEnergies/Saft and Mercedes-Benz have finalized the agreement to bring Mercedes-Benz onboard as a new, equal partner of Automotive Cells Company (ACC).

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AECOM to develop hydrogen-powered railway in Central Italy

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Global infrastructure consulting firm AECOM signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Spanish renewables group Iberdrola, and Italian partners Cinque International and Ancitel Energy and Environment, to upgrade Italy’s historic Apennine diesel railway with hydrogen trains. The first project is the upgrade of the 300-km Apennine line, which will be one of Italy’s first hydrogen railways.

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Electreon announces successful completion of final phase of Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer (DWPT) pilot in Italy

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As part of the project located in Brescia, Italy, and dubbed “Arena of the Future” Electreon integrated its wireless technology to charge an IVECO bus and Stellantis’s Fiat Nuova 500 passenger vehicle while driving.

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Alstom and Snam to develop hydrogen trains in Italy

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Alstom and Snam, one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure companies, have signed a five-year agreement to develop hydrogen trains in Italy. This move is a further contribution to the decarbonisation of transport and to the development of hydrogen economy in Italy. We hope that Coradia ILint hydrogen trains will soon become a reality in Italy, too. —Michele Viale, Managing Director of Alstom Italy and Switzerland.

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BYD Seals the Largest Electric Bus Order in Turin, Italy –50 BYD 40-foot eBuses

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The post BYD Seals the Largest Electric Bus Order in Turin, Italy –50 BYD 40-foot eBuses appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Buses Electric Vehicles Alessandria Electric Bus Order GTT Italy Messina Milan Novara Padua Turin Turin’s Public Transport Operator

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ABB E-mobility opens its largest DC fast charger production facility in Italy

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ABB E-mobility has opened its largest DC fast charger production site to date: the E-mobility Center of Excellence in Valdarno, Tuscany. The full range of ABB DC charging solutions will be produced at the site, supporting the electrification of all transport sectors.

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A Cold December For EV Sales In Italy While Auto Market Rebounds

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Overall car sales are showing much healthier levels, but it was a difficult year for Italy’s shift to electric mobility

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Tesla expands Supercharger access to non-Tesla EVs in Italy, now covers most of Europe

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Tesla has expanded to Italy its pilot program to give Supercharger access to non-Tesla electric vehicles. The post Tesla expands Supercharger access to non-Tesla EVs in Italy, now covers most of Europe appeared first on Electrek.

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Italian Minister Wants Tesla To Build Its Next Giga Factory In Italy

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Italy's Minister of Infrastructure and Transport has sent an open invitation to Tesla to invest more in Italy

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Enel X & Volkswagen Team up for Electric Mobility in Italy

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Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy solutions business line, and the leading auto manufacturer Volkswagen Group signed an agreement aimed at setting up a full function joint venture of equal partners to enhance the electric vehicle (EV) uptake in Italy (the “JV”).

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Italvolt selects ABB for FEED for 45 GWh gigafactory in Italy

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Italvolt Spa has selected ABB for Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) for its planned 45 GWh gigafactory in Italy. A key goal for Italvolt is to contribute to the green industrialization by becoming one of the main suppliers of green batteries in Europe and establishing Italy’s presence as a preeminent battery manufacturer.

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The Mediterranean’s first offshore wind farm, off Italy, is nearly halfway complete

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Four out of 10 offshore wind turbines have now been installed by Dutch maritime company Van Oord off Italy’s Puglia coast – the heel of Italy’s boot. It’s Italy’s first offshore wind farm, and the first in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Non-Tesla Supercharger Pilot Program Enters Italy

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It's the 15th country in Europe, although only some stations are available to non-Tesla EVs

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Vulcan Energy granted research permit in Italy for potential integrated geothermal energy/lithium production site

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Vulcan Energy Resources Limited, the company aiming to become the world’s first integrated lithium and renewable energy producer with a net zero carbon footprint ( earlier post ), has been granted research permit in Italy for the Cesano area located 20 km NNW of Rome. The Cesano Permit awarded to Vulcan subsidiary Vulcan Energy Italy Pty Ltd extends over an area of 11.5

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Tesla gets invitation from Italy minister: “ We open our doors wide for him”

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These include Indonesia, home to a huge portion of the world’s nickel resources, and, more recently, Italy. Italy is home to some of the world’s most iconic carmakers, such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati.

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Stellantis invests in Italy to boost electrified vehicle production

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To meet the growing demand for electrified vehicles and the ambitious targets presented in the Dare Forward 2030 strategic plan, […] The post Stellantis invests in Italy to boost electrified vehicle production appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Airports in Italy, France to build eVTOL air taxi veliports together

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A group of airports in Italy and France are banding together to create electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) veliport infrastructure to speed the deployment of quicker, carbon-free air taxi transportation between their respective city centers and passenger terminals.

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The Mediterranean’s first offshore wind farm, off Italy, is now up and running [update]

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All 10 offshore wind turbines have now been installed by Dutch maritime company Van Oord off Italy’s Puglia coast – the heel of Italy’s boot. It’s Italy’s first offshore wind farm, and the first in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Volkswagen and Enel X to form JV for high power charging network in Italy; 3,000 charge points of up to 350 kW each

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Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy solutions business line, and the Volkswagen Group signed an agreement aimed at setting up a full function joint venture of equal partners to enhance the electric vehicle (EV) uptake in Italy. The JV will operate in Italy as Charging Point Operator (CPO) by investing in, deploying between 2021 and 2025, owning and operating a high power charging (HPC) network.

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Italy’s Estrema Fulminea Electric Supercar After Nurburgring Record

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The record attempt is planned for September

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FCA and ENGIE EPS partner on V2G in Italy; second-life batteries

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FCA Italy S.p.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V., and ENGIE EPS, and Italian technology player in energy storage, hydrogen and e-mobility, have been awarded with 25 MW of capacity in the context of the tender process held by the Italian grid operator Terna.

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Italy’s 2022 EV Sales Struggle Charted Through Q3: Plug-Ins At 8.7%

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When it comes to EV sales in 2022, Italy struggles to mirror most of its European neighbors

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Italy’s EV Market Suffers Again In September, Tesla Model Y Dominates

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Despite the continued EV surge in other parts of Europe, it seems Italy just can't get over this setback

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New government in Italy plans 1 million electric cars by 2022, could cost $10B

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Italy has been an electric-car backwater in Europe, but a new populist government has dramatic plans to change that. According to a Bloomberg report, the new Five Star government elected in March is calling for incentives to put 1 million electric cars on Italy's roads by 2022. Europe ItalyLast year, data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association.

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Researchers suggests high level of air pollution in Northern Italy a co-factor in COVID-19 mortality rate

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Researchers from the University of Siena in Italy and Aarhus University in Denmark are suggesting that the high level of pollution in Northern Italy should be considered an additional co-factor of the high level of COVID-19 fatalities recorded in that area. The COVID-19 mortality rate is up to 12% in the northern part of Italy, while it is only approx.

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Italy’s EV Market Doubled In 2021: Any Growth In 2022?

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EVs are gaining momentum across the globe, but with incentives drying up, Italy may see a break from exponential growth

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It's Revenge Of ICE Cars In Italy As Plug-In Sales Drop 7% In August

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Fully electric car registrations in Italy in August 2022 were down a whopping 29% year over year

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Rumor: Stellantis Considers Battery Plant In Italy

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The company is in talks with Italy’s government to secure support first

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Italy’s EV Sales Recover In May: Light At The End Of The Tunnel

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Times have been tough, but it appears EV sales in Italy will begin to turn around

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Italy to start electric road trials; Scania and Siemens; zero-impact eHighway

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The A35 Brebemi autostrada in northern Italy will become the latest location for road electrification technology, and Scania trucks fitted with Siemens pantographs and power connections are in line to carry out the initial trials. The plan for Italy follows similar projects in Sweden and Germany.

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Tesla Thrives In Italy As Broader Plug-In Market Falls In March

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The Tesla Model Y tops Italy's electric car sales list with its best result to date

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Tesla Model Y Topped Italy's EV Sales In November

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Tesla taking a decisive lead in BEV sales helped lift market share and limit year-over-year losses

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Italy’s new energy construction is unstoppable

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In order to provide an adequate charging supply network for the 6 million vehicles (of which 4 million electric and 2 million plug-in hybrids) in circulation in Italy by 2030, the National Restoration and Rehabilitation Plan envisages the construction of 7,500 vehicles on motorways. However, most sales of electric vehicles in Italy are currently imported from China and South Korea. The post Italy’s new energy construction is unstoppable appeared first on SETEC POWER.

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European Commission approves €4.7B public support scheme for advanced biomethane and biofuels in Italy

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On this basis, the Commission concluded that the measure will help Italy reach its 2020 target for the use of renewable energy in transport, fight climate change and replace fossil fuels in the transport sector, while at the same time limiting distortions of competition, in line with the Commission‘s 2014 Guidelines on State aid for environmental protection and energy.

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A Swedish company wants to kick-start Italy’s floating offshore wind market with its dual tilted turbines

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Stockholm-headquartered Hexicon , which develops floating offshore wind farms and designs patented dual turbine floating wind power platforms, has formed a 50-50 joint venture with Bologna-based clean energy developer Avapa Energy to develop offshore floating wind farms for Italy.

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BYD Makes First Ever Delivery of Electric Buses in Ancona, Italy

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BYD eBuses in Italy alone, they have combined, travelled over 7 million kilometres, saving some 7,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions from equivalent diesel-powered vehicles. The post BYD Makes First Ever Delivery of Electric Buses in Ancona, Italy appeared first on EV Obsession.

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Volkswagen and Enel X Way launch Ewiva to build Italy’s largest high-power EV charging network

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The announcement and opening of […] The post Volkswagen and Enel X Way launch Ewiva to build Italy’s largest high-power EV charging network appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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Amazing October For EV Sales In Italy, Plug-In Market Share 12%

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Italy continues to up its EV market share while gas cars are losing steam

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