Solaris to supply two hydrogen buses to Transdev in Sweden

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The first electric bus made by Solaris was delivered to Sweden back in 2014. However, e-buses made by Solaris have wended their way through Sweden’s streets for more than 6 years. Operator Transdev has signed a contract with Solaris Bus & Coach to supply two hydrogen buses.

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Northvolt to build 100 GWh/year cathode material plant in Sweden; reusing shuttered pulp and paper mill

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Northvolt and Stora Enso recently signed a letter of intent on a purchase of the Kvarnsveden Mill and the surrounding industrial area in Borlänge, Sweden.

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Altris to manufacture sodium-ion cathode material in Sweden

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This expertise derives from the Sandvik AB’s long industrial experience in Sweden. Sodium-ion battery cathode producer Altris AB ( earlier post ) signed a deal with AB Sandvik Materials Technology to house the company’s first industrial-scale manufacturing facility in Sandviken. The new facility, called ‘Ferrum’, will have the annual capacity to produce 2000 metric tonnes of Altris’ cathode material Fennac, enabling 1GWh of sustainable sodium-ion batteries to enter the market each year.

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Dana TM4 to build new electrodynamics facility in Sweden

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l, Sweden that will initially produce electric motors for the mobility industry. Sweden is a leader in renewable energy, with 98 percent of energy production being fossil free, which enables us to build our products using a more sustainable footprint in support of a zero-emissions future. Dana TM4, the joint venture between Dana Incorporated and Hydro-Que?bec, bec, North America’s largest renewable energy producer, is establishing a new manufacturing facility in A?ma?l,

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BMW Group plans to source steel produced with green power and hydrogen from H2GS in Sweden

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H2 Green Steel is building its steel production site in the province of Norrbotten in northern Sweden, close to the Arctic Circle. Swedish company Northvolt, which develops and produces battery cells for electric cars, is also exploiting the potential for green power in the north of Sweden. The battery cells will be produced in Europe at the Northvolt gigafactory currently under construction in Skellefteå in northern Sweden from 2024.

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KINTO introduces all-new Toyota Mirai fuel-cell vehicle for car-sharing services in Sweden

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Toyota’s global brand for new mobility services, KINTO, is now introducing the Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle into its KINTO Share fleet in Sweden. —Johan Lundblad, Head of Mobility at Toyota Sweden.

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BYD Lands Major eBus Order With Bergkvarabuss In Sweden

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The post BYD Lands Major eBus Order With Bergkvarabuss In Sweden appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Buses Electric Vehicles Bergkvarabuss BYD Europe eBus Bergkvarabuss Sweden

Volvo Cars and Northvolt to build battery gigafactory in Gothenburg, Sweden; up to 50 GWh

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Volvo Cars and Northvolt have selected Gothenburg, Sweden to establish a new battery manufacturing plant which will commence operations in 2025, and complement the planned R&D center that both companies announced in December as part of an investment of approximately SEK 30 billion (US$3.3

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Chalmers and RISE begin construction of Sweden’s $152M electromobility test bed: SEEL

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Chalmers University of Technology and RISE are now commencing construction of Sweden’s electromobility test center: Swedish Electric Transport Laboratory (SEEL). Sweden has a long tradition of vehicle manufacture, and we are at the same time one of the world’s most innovative countries.

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Sweden inaugurates its first electric road

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Sweden inaugurated a test stretch of electric road on the E16 in Sandviken, thus becoming one of the first countries to conduct tests with electric power for heavy transports on public roads. The experiment is based on the Government’s goal of energy efficiency and a fossil fuel-free vehicle fleet by 2030, and will contribute to strengthening Sweden’s competitiveness. Vinnova: Develops Sweden’s capacity for innovating sustainable growth and societal benefit.

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Electric truck ready for dynamic wireless charging on public roads in Sweden; Smartroad Gotland

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ElectReon has successfully wirelessly charged a fully electric 40-ton truck and trailer at a test facility in Sweden. The next step will be to charge the truck through dynamic wireless power transfer on a public road in Gotland, Sweden.

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Northvolt announces start of battery cell production at its gigafactory in Sweden


Northvolt becomes the first homegrown European battery company to achieve battery cell production in Europe with the first cells being assembled at its “Northvolt Ett” gigafactory in northern Sweden.

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PowerCell Sweden presents industrialized fuel cell module optimized for marine power applications

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PowerCell Sweden AB is presenting PowerCellution Marine System 200, an industrialized high-power fuel cell module with low weight and a compact format, especially developed for the electrification of marine applications. PowerCellution is the product brand owned by PowerCell Sweden AB.). Last year, PowerCell Sweden presented its prioritized strategic growth segments; the marine segment is one of these. In April 2020, PowerCell Sweden AB reported an order for a 3.2

PowerCell Sweden and Hitachi ABB Power Grids deepen collaboration within stationary power solutions

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PowerCell Sweden AB and Hitachi ABB Power Grids have signed an agreement regarding an in-depth collaboration around fuel cell based stationary power solutions. In June last year, PowerCell Sweden and Hitachi ABB Power Grids signed a memorandum of understanding regarding a collaboration around fuel cell-based stationary power solutions.

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Sweden's Northvolt will make $2.3B of electric-car batteries for BMW

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As it ramps up electric-car production, BMW has inked a battery-supply deal with Sweden's Northvolt. Batteries will be manufactured at a factory currently under construction Skelleftea, Sweden, which will use 100% renewable energy, according to a BMW.

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Volvo And Northvolt's Battery Gigafactory Will Be Built In Sweden


The two partners selected Gothenburg, Sweden, close to Volvo Cars’ largest car plant

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Solaris participating in electric road trial in Sweden

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The demonstration site is to be situated in the city of Lund in southern Sweden, where a one-kilometer section of the road will be equipped with conductive rails, each of them one meter long and laid atop the road. Solaris Sverige AB, the Swedish market representative of Poland-based Solaris Bus & Coach company, is participating in the EVolution Road project which is creating an electric road which automatically detects and charges electric vehicles.

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X Shore secures $50 million in funding to ramp up electric boat production in Sweden and expand R&D


The post X Shore secures $50 million in funding to ramp up electric boat production in Sweden and expand R&D appeared first on Electrek. Electric boat manufacturer X Shore recently secured its latest round of investment funding, this time to the tune of $50 million (~€45.9M).

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Sweden introduces GHG reduction mandate for aviation fuel for 2021, increasing to 27% in 2030

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Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, the Swedish Government announced on 11 September the introduction of a greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction mandate for aviation fuel sold in Sweden in 2021. There will be enough capacity on the market to supply the anticipated volumes of sustainable aviation fuel to Sweden and Norway.

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Einride’s cab-less, autonomous electric truck in commercial operations on public road in Sweden

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The world premiere and inaugural run took place at DB Schenker’s facility in Jönköping, Sweden. In November 2018, the Swedish startup Einride and leading logistics firm DB Schenker initiated the first installation of an autonomous, all-electric truck or “T-pod” at a DB Schenker facility in Jönköping, Sweden. Einride’s T-pod—a cab-less, autonomous electric truck ( earlier post )—has driven on a public road.

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Sono Sion solar EV will be built in Finland, not Sweden, in change of manufacturing partners

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Munich-based startup Sono Motors on Tuesday announced a change in manufacturing plans for its solar-supplemented Sion electric car.

Sweden’s Northvolt reveals it has built the first lithium-ion battery cell in Europe


“Last night, the commissioning of the Northvolt Ett gigafactory in northern Sweden led to the assembly of the first battery cell,” Northvolt wrote. The post Sweden’s Northvolt reveals it has built the first lithium-ion battery cell in Europe appeared first on TESLARATI.

Tesla’s massive deal with Hertz will not take effect in Sweden


Tesla’s massive deal with Hertz to add 100,000 Model 3 electric vehicles to its fleet will not take effect in Sweden, according to the company. Hertz Sweden will not include Model 3 vehicles, according to Cecilia Saberi, the company’s communication manager in the country.

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Sweden launches inquiry on how to ban sales of new gasoline and diesel cars and phase-out fossil fuels

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The Government of Sweden has launched a study to offer proposals on how to implement a ban on sales of new gasoline and diesel cars, and the timeline for the phase-out of fossil fuels. Propose a year by which fossil fuels should be phased out in Sweden, and the measures needed for this to happen in the most cost-effective manner possible.

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Sweden invests US$111M in testbed for electromobility: SEEL

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RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden), and Chalmers University of Technology have now begun , with support from the Swedish government, the establishment of a Swedish testbed for electromobility. The aim of SEEL is to strengthen the competitiveness of the Swedish automotive industry, to help Sweden remain at the forefront of innovations in the transport sector, and to accelerate the shift towards a fossil-free Swedish society.

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In-road wireless charging project breaks ground in Sweden

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Sweden is playing host to a prototype in-road wireless charging network designed to power electric commercial and public transit vehicles as they drive. Work began on the first section of this road last Wednesday. The project, dubbed "Smartroad Gotland," is a testbed for future large-scale inductive charging networks. Utilizing rubber-wrapped

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Sweden’s stylish RGNT retro-themed electric motorcycles now available for order in the US


more… The post Sweden’s stylish RGNT retro-themed electric motorcycles now available for order in the US appeared first on Electrek.

EGEB: Sweden’s Vattenfall commits to wind turbine blade landfill ban


more… The post EGEB: Sweden’s Vattenfall commits to wind turbine blade landfill ban appeared first on Electrek. In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Vattenfall says it will recycle all of its wind turbine blades by 2030.

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Sweden launches $3.1M study on electric road systems

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Electric Road Systems (ERS) are already being demonstrated on public roads in Sweden. Now, a new project in Sweden, “ Research and Innovation Platform for Electric Roads ”, will explore how to make the step to large-scale operation along with the supporting business ecosystem as well as technical issues such as the standardization of interfaces. The project will work closely with ongoing ERS demonstrations in Sweden.

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Volvo is developing its own electric motors for EVs, in Sweden and China

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In combination with an existing center in Gothenburg, Sweden, this will allow future motor development to be done in-house, the automaker said in a press release. Volvo on Monday announced a dedicated electric-motor lab in Shanghai.

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Renault opens its first electric-vehicle-only showroom, in Sweden

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Renault dealers Sweden plug-in cars dealerships Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) education Young BuyersHow to sell electric cars in these early years poses a quandry for all automakers. Tesla chose to avoid existing franchised dealerships and set up its own "stores," where shoppers can learn about plug-in electric vehicles, and their advantages, and have questions answered by Tesla representatives. Buyers then order online. Other makers have had.

XPeng to expand presence in Europe as it announces retail agreements in the Netherlands and Sweden, teases P5 sedan


Following entry into the Norwegian EV market last year, XPeng Motors is expanding to the Netherlands and Sweden, opening branded retail stores. XPeng’s business model for Europe combines direct sales with an agency model, delivering branded retail locations almost immediately.

Volvo and Northvolt poach Tesla’s head of Gigafactory Berlin to lead new 50 GWh battery factory in Sweden


Volvo and Northvolt announced plans today to build their previously announced battery gigafactory in Gothenburg, Sweden and hired a Tesla executive to lead the new plant.

Uniti electric city car debuts, with free charging in Sweden

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You need to live in Sweden. Sweden plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV If you're looking for an electric car that comes with free charging but a Tesla is either undesirable or financially out of reach, freshly launched upstart Uniti is offering five years of free go-go electrons with the purchase of its new, compact "smartphone car." But there's just one catch. DON'T MISS: NEVS reveals.

Northvolt Plans 100 GWh/Year Cathode Material Gigafactory In Sweden


It will supply multiple battery plants, as well as produce some battery cells too

Chalmers University joins Volvo Cars autonomous vehicle project in Sweden

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The cars will be driven autonomously on approximately 50 kilometers (31 miles) of selected roads in and around Gothenburg in Sweden; roads which will be typical commuter arteries including motorway conditions and frequent queues. The academic perspective will be crucial to our efforts to integrate self-driving cars into real-life traffic and to position Sweden as a leader in the development of future mobility.

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Volvo Car Group unveils V60 Bi-Fuel car in Sweden

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The Volvo Car Group unveiled its new Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel car in conjunction with the NGV 2013 Gothenburg event being held from 11 to 13 June at the Swedish Exhibition Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden. Sales for the new product will start in October 2013 in Sweden. The V60 Bi-Fuel model is equipped with a 2.0L, five-cylinder 213 hp (159 kW) turbocharged gasoline engine fitted with a natural gas fueling system from Westport Innovations.

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Solar-boosted Sono Sion electric car will be made in Sweden at former Saab plant

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German automaker hopeful Sono Motors announced last week that it intends to assemble its solar-assisted electric car, the Sion, at the former home of Saab Automobile in Trollhättan, Sweden. The now defunct automaker Saab nearly always could be counted on to take the unconventional—if not downright eccentric—route in design. solar

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Northvolt: $4 billion electric-car battery plant planned for Sweden by former Tesla execs

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Europe Batteries lithium-ion battery pack Sweden plug-in cars StartupsTesla is currently ramping up lithium-ion battery cell production at its U.S. Gigafactory" near Reno, Nevada. But the automaker has discussed plans for at least one additional Gigafactory, presumably to meet demand for battery cells related to large-scale electric-car production outside the U.S. While Tesla continues to mull that second battery.

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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Sweden Reviewing Its Tax Exemptions for Biofuels

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Sweden has striven to increase the share of biofuels in transport, and liquid biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel are currently exempt from energy and carbon tax. Sweden now consumes the most ethanol per capita in the EU, the audit office said, and is behind only Germany and France in total consumption. The Swedish National Audit Office (Riksrevisionen) has begun a review of the tax exemption for biofuels, with the results to be published in 2011.

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden celebrates ground breaking for production and R&D in China

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) held its project launching ceremony for the production and research & development joint ventures in Tianjin Binhai Hi-tech zone on 28th June, marking the start of NEVS’ strategic setup in China. There will be a close collaboration between the R&D efforts in China and in Sweden to generate future vehicle technology and to develop tailor-made vehicle models for the Chinese consumers.

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