10 Solaris trolleybuses for Bergen, Norway

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The Norwegian operator Keolis Norge AS has ordered 10 Solaris Trollino articulated trolleybuses for Bergen, Norway’s second-largest city. The Trollino 18 ordered will be the first trolleybuses of the manufacturer delivered to Norway, but not the first in Scandinavia.

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TECO 2030 aims to build hydrogen fuel cell gigafactory in Norway

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TECO 2030 ( earlier post ) is aiming to establish Norway’s first large-scale production of fuel cells, optimized to be the heart of hydrogen-powered ships and other heavy-duty installations.

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Yara planning 500 kton/year green ammonia project in Norway

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Leading fertilizer company Yara plans to electrify fully its ammonia plant in Porsgrunn, Norway with the potential to cut 800,000 tonnes of CO 2 per year, equivalent to the emissions from 300,000 passenger cars. I am excited to announce that a full-scale green ammonia project is possible in Norway, where we can fully electrify our Porsgrunn ammonia plant. To make its vision of zero-emission ammonia production in Norway a reality, Yara is seeking partners and government support.

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A minor surprise comes from the Nissan Leaf, a model that scored 692 registrations last month, its best score in Norway since 2018. Norway

TECO 2030 to set up giga factory for production of hydrogen fuel cells in Narvik, Norway

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TECO 2030 ASA plans to establish Norway’s first large-scale production of hydrogen-based fuel cells in Narvik in Northern Norway. TECO 2030 ASA considered a number of different potential locations for the giga factory and had initially planned to build the factory in Eastern Norway.

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ASKO deploys two Scania battery-electric distribution trucks in Norway

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Norwegian wholesaler ASKO is deploying two battery electric Scania distribution trucks in its operations in Oslo, Norway. This project received financial backing from Enova , which is a state enterprise owned by the Ministry of Climate and Environment in Norway.

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GM Hypes Norway’s EV Leadership

The Truth About Cars

Actor Will Farrell describes Norway’s EV leadership in one of the more amusing Super Bowl commercials, and how General Motors is looking to change all that here at home. The post GM Hypes Norway’s EV Leadership appeared first on The Truth About Cars.

In Norway, Asko begins piloting use of hydrogen fuel-cell trucks

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Calculations made by SINTEF have shown that provided the authorities put proactive measures in place, Norway could have 10,000 heavy hydrogen-powered vehicles on the roads by 2030.

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Audi and Norway unleash Game of Thrones star on GM, Will Ferrell

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Audi is Norway’s best-selling electric vehicle brand. GM doesn’t sell vehicles in Norway. You didn’t think Audi—and especially its Norwegian operation—would sit idly by as GM and Will Ferrell challenged it in EVs, would you?

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BYD sets out EV expansion strategy for Europe; Tang SUV heading to Norway first

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Pricing will be announced later this year when it goes on sale in Norway. Norway is the most advanced market in Europe when it comes to the widespread adoption and usage of electric vehicles, as well as possessing a comprehensive charging network.

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Because of EV adoption, Norway nearly leads the world in per-capita electricity use

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Norway's aggressive push for electric-car adoption is leading to record electricity consumption. On Thursday morning, between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., five million Norwegians used as much electricity as 10 million residents of neighboring Sweden, according to Bloomberg.

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Norway’s gas car sales are crashing to a crawl and rest of the world will follow faster than you’d think

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Norway’s internal combustion engine car sales (petrol and diesel) are crashing to now just a handful per month, and the rest of the world will follow faster than you might think.

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World will follow Norway's lead on electric cars, minister says

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When it comes to electric-car adoption, Norway is unique. Europe Norway plug-in cars transportation policyElectric cars make up a larger share of new-car sales in the Scandinavian country than anywhere, thanks to a very particular combination of factors. On average, most Norwegians drive short distances, meaning the relatively short ranges of the first crop of modern electric cars were never as.

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Norway cracks down: Is “self-charging” a misleading way to pitch hybrids?

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The phrase “self-charging” has been quite the lightning rod among electric-vehicle enthusiasts—especially in Norway.

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Renault delivered its 100,000th electric car on Friday, in Norway

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Europe Renault sales Norway plug-in cars Renault ZoeFrench automaker Renault hasn't sold nearly as many electric cars as its alliance partner Nissan. But Renault has steadily increased its electric-car sales volumes, particularly in Europe, with its main focus on the subcompact Zoe hatchback. That allowed the company to pass a notable milestone recently. DON'T MISS: Nissan and Renault together now.

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Norway proposes electric car tax that could affect Tesla significantly

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Norway is likely the friendliest place on Earth for electric cars. However, Norway's latest taxation proposal could have serious implications for Tesla in the near future. Europe Norway plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The government's generous incentives and perks have led to an electric-car boom, and the country is now Silicon Valley automaker Tesla's third-largest market.

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

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—has signed an Equipment Supply Agreement (ESA) with Norled A/S , one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators, to provide two next-generation 200 kW fuel cell modules that will be used to power a hybrid ferry planned to begin operating in 2021. Ballard Power Systems Europe A/S—a subsidiary of Ballard Power Systems, Inc.—has

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iMiev #1 in Norway

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Norway's EV enthusiast site Electricaid reports that iMiev is #1 in Norway. norway imievIn its small car segment in January, the little electric outsold each of its gasoline competitors. 99 iMievs sold. Source: Electricaid ].

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GM’s Will Ferrell Super Bowl ad challenges Norway, where it used to sell EVs

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In a General Motors ad for Sunday’s Super Bowl LV, released Wednesday, Will Ferrell finds out that Norwegians buy way more electric cars per capita than Americans.

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Half of Norway's new-car sales are now hybrids or electrics

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Norway has achieved yet another milestone in electric-car sales. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids Norway New car sales plug-in carsThe Scandinavian country may be the friendliest for electric cars in the world, thanks to a combination of aggressive incentives, well-developed charging infrastructure, and a citizenry committed to lowering carbon emissions. Thanks to this unique array of circumstances, electric.

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Half of all new cars sold in Norway last year are electric or hybrid, as diesel ebbs fast

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Norway was one of the earliest nations to set a coherent and broad-based national plan to cut its carbon emissions, and then stick to it. emissions sales global warming Norway climate change New car salesFor road transport, it plans to phase out sales of cars with internal-combustion engines by 2025 using a variety of carrots (financial incentives and special privileges) and sticks (very high taxes on.

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Norway's Goal: All New Cars Will Be Emission-Free By 2025 To Cut Carbon

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Meanwhile, there's Norway. Carbon Footprint Norway climate change plug-in cars transportation policyWith yesterday's release of final EPA rules for reducing carbon emissions from power plants, the stage is set for a major battle over how--and even whether--any carbon emissions in the U.S. may be limited. As Ola Elvestuen, a member of Parliament there as well as Chair of the Standing Committee on Energy and the.

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Mercedes EQC electric SUV reservations open in Norway, for 2019 delivery

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The country of Norway has been among the most ardent in urging drivers to buy zero-emission vehicles, offering a friendly market in which automakers can launch new electric cars. In fact, Norway was the first nations to announce a ban on the sale of new vehicles powered by fossil fuels; it's due to take effect after 2025. Europe Future Cars Daimler Norway plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Nissan LEAF second best-selling car in Norway in April

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The Nissan LEAF took the number two spot in the overall car sales chart for Norway in April, outpacing numerous combustion-engined cars. Since the start of sale 18 months ago more than 4,500 of the 100% electric models have been sold in Norway, making it the best selling car in the Nissan range for that market. Norway has encouraged the use of electric vehicles for many years with tax and usage benefits.

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Tesla Motors launches Supercharger network in Norway

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Tesla Motors introduced the first elements of its European Supercharger network—a set of fast charging stations across Norway. With locations in Lyngdal, Aurland, Dombås, Gol, Cinderella and Lillehammer, Norway’s most vital and commonly used roads and highways are covered by Tesla Superchargers.

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What can we learn from electric-car owners in Norway (more than 100K of them)?

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Thanks to a combination of government incentives and public enthusiasm, electric cars make up a higher portion of new-car sales in Norway than in any other country. That makes Norway possibly the best place in the world to. Europe Norway Study plug-in carsAs of May, there were more than 105,000 plug-in electric cars registered in the Scandinavian country of 5 million people.

Nissan LEAF best selling car in Norway in October

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The Nissan LEAF has for the first time claimed the number one spot in Norway’s passenger car sales chart. October 2013 Sales in Norway. Norway has been the center of the electric vehicle market in Europe for some time, with a package of incentives including zero VAT and zero road tax for electric vehicles. Tesla’s Model S spiked as the top seller in Norway in September.

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Norway tops EV market share – but why?

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One country has stood out, and continues to stand out in terms of the level of adoption though: Norway February might seem like an awfully long time ago given what has been going on in the past four weeks, but during the month EVs once again grew in popularity across the continent.

Test of 20 EVs in cold Norway: No big surprises, but some lost more range than others

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A recent group test of 20 electric cars in Norway (via InsideEVs) reiterates some of that knowledge, and showed that some

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World's largest electric-car charging site in parking facility: in Norway, of course (video)

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parking Norway plug-in cars charging infrastructure Charging stationsParking garages often aren't very well-lit, and a video tour of one may not sound like a particularly enjoyable way to spend time. But if you're an electric-car driver or advocate in North America, an 11-minute tour by electric-car advocate (and Tesla fanatic) Bjørn Nyland may be time well spent. That's because his tour of the Vulkan.

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World's largest fast-charging site opens in Norway: 28 electric cars can charge, all standards included

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Norway has once again proven to be the friendliest place in the world for electric cars. Norway plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS The country where plug-in cars make up a higher proportion of new-car sales than any other now also boasts the world's largest single DC fast-charging site. It's located in Nebbenes, a rural town about 40 miles from the Norwegian capital of Oslo.

Volvo receives order for 25 electric buses from Trondheim, Norway

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With the acquisition by operator Tide Buss of a total of 35 electric buses, including the 25 Volvo buses, Trondheim will have the largest electric bus fleet in Norway. Tide Buss has placed an order for 25 Volvo 7900 Electric buses for the city of Trondheim, Norway—the company’s largest order yet for its fully electric buses. The electric buses from Volvo will run on four routes in Trondheim, covering distances of between 12 and 15 km each, with operations due to start in August 2019.

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PIA’s Joel Levin responds to GM/Will Ferrell “No Way, Norway” ad

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During Sunday’s Super Bowl, General Motors ran an advertisement for their slate of electric vehicles with actor Will Ferrell, in which he comedically challenges Norway as the global leader in electric vehicles.

Strong demand for Opel Ampera-e in Norway moves up launch date

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Europe General Motors Opel Norway plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Opel Ampera-eJust as the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car is launching in North America, its European cousin is beginning deliveries across the Atlantic. In Europe, General Motors markets the U.S.-built built Bolt EV as virtually identical Opel Ampera-e under its German Opel brand. An example of what is known in the industry as "badge engineering," the Ampera-e.

First Toyota Mirai in Norway delivered to Uno-X Hydrogen

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Following the United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany and Belgium, Norway is the 5 th European country to start selling the fuel cell sedan. Uno-X Hydrogen, a newly established joint-venture that plans to establish a 20-station hydrogen network by 2020 in Norway, is the first customer in that country to take ownership of the Toyota Mirai. Toyota is now continuing its Mirai roll-out in Norway.

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Netherlands joins Norway in plans to end new gas, diesel car sales by 2025

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While many countries promote electric cars, only Norway has taken the step of putting into place a plan to phase out cars powered by gasoline or diesel fuel entirely. Europe emissions Norway plug-in cars The Netherlands transportation policyNow, however, a similar proposal is under consideration in another European country. The Dutch parliament recently passed a motion that would end sales of new cars powered solely by.

Two-thirds of new cars in Norway last month were hybrid or electric

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Norway is a case study in the effectiveness of electric-car incentives. sales Plug-In Hybrids incentives Norway plug-in carsThe Scandinavian country is known as the friendliest place in the world for electric cars, thanks to generous financial incentives and other perks. So while electric and hybrid cars continue to make up a small fraction of new-car sales in other countries, they account for a.

Norway: Tesla Model 3 Surges And Takes The Lead In March 2021

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The plug-in segment accounts for almost 85% of passenger car sales

IEA: record oil output from US, Brazil, Canada and Norway to keep global markets well supplied

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Oil production growth from the United States, Brazil, Canada and Norway can keep the world well supplied, more than meeting global oil demand growth through 2020, but more investment will be needed to boost output after that, according to the International Energy Agency’s latest annual report on oil markets.

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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. Just before the beginning of the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Volkswagen has already received more than 30,000 reservations for the ID.3 EV, which will make its world premiere at the event. More than 100,000 ID. enthusiasts have registered for the ID.3 newsletter which Volkswagen is using to present regular information on its new full-electric ID.

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Norway's Electric Cars: Already Too Popular?

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Thanks to supportive government policies and relatively short average commuting distances, Norway has become the friendliest place in the world for plug-in cars. Is it possible for electric cars to be too popular? Now, there may be too many of them on the country''s roads. The country is starting to have more electric cars than it can handle

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Tesla Model S fire in Norway caused by short circuit in car

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fire battery pack Norway Tesla Motors plug-in cars Tesla SuperchargerThe topic of electric cars and fires is a fraught one, not helped by the recent spate of videos of cheap Chinese hoverboards in flames. Any fire in an electric car tends to make headlines, regardless of whether the facts have been established. Now we have the results of an investigation into the New Year's Day fire that ignited in a Tesla Model S.

One Percent Of Norway's Cars Are Already Plug-In Electrics

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Overshadowed by their spectacular sales success in March, electric vehicles hit a momentous milestone in Norway last month. Fully one percent of Norway''s passenger-car fleet now consists of battery electric vehicles. And this isn''t a case of rounding up, either – this is a full 1 percent. As reported by Norwegian website Gronn Bil ("Green

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