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Moscow to purchase another 1000 electric buses in 2023

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At the beginning of 2023, Moscow will announce an auction for the purchase of another 1,000 electric buses. On behalf of the Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin, we are purchasing Russian-made electric buses, the eco-friendly vehicles that replace diesel buses. Earlier post.). Moscow continues to update the surface public transport.

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Lithium-ion battery recycler ABTC expands operations and capacity with newly purchased facility

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This rapid growth in demand has been further amplified with the passage of the “Inflation Reduction Act” (IRA) in the Fall of 2022, which includes mechanisms to incentivize electric vehicle manufacturers and consumers to purchase electric vehicles (EVs) that source battery metals from domestic manufacturers.

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Maersk purchases 25 Volvo FH Electric trucks for container transports in Germany

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Maersk has purchased 25 Volvo FH Electric trucks in Germany. The purchase of fully electric trucks is supported by the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport with more than €4.3 Volvo’s FH Electric offers battery capacities from 180 - 540 kWh (2-6 battery packs), supporting a range of up to 300 km (4x2 tractor trailer).

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Mullen announces $15.8M vehicle purchase agreement with MGT Lease Company for 250 Class 3 commercial EV trucks

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Mullen Automotive, an emerging EV manufacturer, announced the signing of a vehicle purchase agreement with MGT Lease Company, a national fleet leasing provider, to purchase 250 all-electric commercial class 3 cab chassis EV trucks. The contract is valued at $15,755,000.

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CN purchases Wabtec’s battery-electric locomotive

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CN has purchased Wabtec’s FLXdrive battery-electric freight locomotive ( earlier post ). CN’s Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad (B&LE) Company received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to help with the purchase of the battery-electric locomotive.

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Honda to purchase 123 GWh of batteries from CATL for EVs in China from 2024 through 2030

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announced that from 2024 through 2030, Honda will purchase 123 GWh of batteries for pure electric vehicles in China from CATL. From 2024 through 2030, Honda will purchase 123 GWh of CATL’s batteries for pure electric vehicles in China, which will be produced in CATL’s production base in Yichun, east China’s Jiangxi Province.

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Nel ASA receives purchase order for 20MW alkaline electrolyzer from steelmaker Ovako

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Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser AS, a division of Nel ASA, has received a purchase order for a 20MW alkaline water electrolyzer from Ovako , a leading European manufacturer of engineering steel. The purchase order has a contract value of approximately €11 million with equipment delivery in late 2022. —Jon André Løkke, CEO at Nel.

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