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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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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Neste testing renewable gasoline in Sweden for possible commercialization internationally

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There are also ambitious national targets in Sweden and Finland, for example, including separate emissions reduction mandates for the gasoline pool. Powertrain Engineering Sweden, which supplies Volvo Cars and other manufacturers with powertrains and the next-generation hybrid system, is now evaluating Neste’s renewable gasoline.

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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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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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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

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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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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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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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.

2020 162

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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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.

2018 163

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

2019 113

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.

2016 212

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.

2020 119

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.

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.

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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BYD Wins Major Order For 79 Electric Buses In Sweden


The company already delivered more than 250 units in the Nordic region and has a further 250 units on order

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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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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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.

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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Scania to test wirelessly charged plug-in hybrid city bus for the first time in Sweden

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Now, for the first time in Sweden, Scania and the Stockholm based Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) plan to test the wireless charging technology in real-life conditions. Starting June 2016 a prototype for a new Scania plug-in hybrid bus (based on Scania Citywide Low Entry) will go into daily operation in Södertälje. Click to enlarge. Scania is undertaking intensive research into various types of electrification technologies that could replace or complement combustion engines.

2014 275

ATR and Sweden’s BRA perform first ATR biofuel flight with 45% blend

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Several research and development initiatives are currently underway in Sweden to produce biofuels from different types of wood. In Sweden, forests cover more than 50% of the country, and grow at a rate of 120 million cubic meters annually. Making domestic air traffic in Sweden completely fossil-free would require less than 2% of the total annual forest growth. Sweden is currently debating a new tax on aviation.

2017 150

Global Bioenergies joins Preem, Sekab and forestry in bio-isooctane project in Sweden

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With close to 30 million hectares of forest land (14% of which being owned and managed by Sveaskog), Sweden positions itself as a leader in the sustainable supply of resources for the energy transition. In April this year, Preem, Sekab and Sveaskog entered into a collaboration to develop a gasoline fuel based entirely on forest resources with support from the Swedish Energy Agency.

2016 188

ELDRIVET project in Sweden targeting improved power electronics and motors

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The ELDRIVET project in Sweden is investigating new cooling and testing methods to improve the performance and lifespan of electric motors and power electronics. As part of the work, an analysis of alternative materials in power transistors is being carried out. The project also aims at increasing the collaboration between industrial partners as well as between industry and academia.

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Fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden cooperates with Swiss Hydrogen SA to market fuel cell systems

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Fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Swiss Hydrogen SA, a Switzerland-based company that develops hydrogen fuel cell systems for mobile and stationary applications. PowerCell Sweden AB has developed fuel cell technology for more than a decade, and has perfected a unique design that enables the production of a light, versatile and reliable source of power for the automotive, transportation and stationary applications.

2016 150

PowerCell Sweden receives another order for two S3 prototype fuel cell stacks

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PowerCell Sweden AB has received yet another order for two prototype units of the PowerCell S3 fuel cell stack from a strategically important global customer. —Andreas Bodén, Director Marketing & Sales at PowerCell Sweden. Earlier post.). The PowerCell S3 fuel cell stack is based on the platform developed by PowerCell in the Autostack Core project together with its project partners. The PowerCell S3 prototypes are expected to be delivered during the second quarter of 2016.

2016 163

PowerCell Sweden receives first marine order for two S3 prototype stacks; on-board H2 production via solar electricity

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PowerCell Sweden AB has received the first marine order for two PowerCell S3 prototype stacks, which Swiss Hydrogen will install on a ship powered by photovoltaics. PowerCells’ partner Swiss Hydrogen is developing energy systems for a range of fuel cell applications. The current order placed by Swiss Hydrogen at PowerCell comprises two PowerCell S3 prototypes that will be part of a system that is developed and adjusted to the marine environment.

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Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle launches in Sweden and Norway this summer, Netherlands later this year

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Toyota will launch the Mirai fuel cell vehicle in Sweden and Norway this summer, following other European countries that have introduced the Toyota Mirai in 2015 (UK, Germany and Denmark) or early 2016 (Belgium). Similar to neighboring Norway, Sweden already has a number of hydrogen stations in cities such as Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö, with more in the pipeline to open later this year (Mariestad and an additional station in the capital Stockholm).

2016 150

ABB providing two fast chargers for Scania buses in Östersund, Sweden

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ABB will provide two fast-chargers for Scania electric buses in Östersund, Sweden. The chargers are based on OppCharge , an open interface for the automated charging of electric buses from any manufacturer, and use a pantograph on the infrastructure to connect the bus to the charging point. With tests set to start in the final quarter of 2017, the two ABB HVC300P fast-chargers will charge six fully-electric Scania buses.

2017 150

New Volvo XC60 in production in Torslanda, Sweden; PHEV model top of range

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Production of Volvo Cars’ new XC60 mid-size SUV ( earlier post ) has begun at the company’s Torslanda plant in Sweden. The new car replaces Volvo’s highly-successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became the bestselling premium mid-sized SUV in Europe with nearly a million units sold globally. The XC60 today represents around 30% of Volvo’s total global sales.

2017 150

National Electric Vehicle Sweden begins production of gasoline-engined Saab 9-3 Aero Sedan

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB has started production of the Saab 9-3 Aero Sedan with a gasoline engine at the old Saab Trollhättan plant. Sales of the new 9-3 Aero in Sweden will start on 10 December. Sales are initially focused in China with a small number of vehicles being sold directly from NEVS to Swedish customers via the NEVS’ website. The car that is produced is a high-spec Saab 9-3 Aero Sedan with a 220 hp (164 kW) 2.0-liter turbo. Saab 9-3 Aero Sedan MY14.

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden to lay off up to 200 employees

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NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden), the company struggling to bring the Saab brand back to life, said that it intends to lay off up to 200 employees due to lack of work, as the decision to re-start production will be further delayed. NEVS had retained its permanent workforce for production since the production was stopped in the end of May this year to enable a quick re-start of production.

2014 193

Bosch opens innovation incubator in Lund, Sweden; vehicle connectivity, security, two-wheelers

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Bosch has opened a new innovation center in Lund, Sweden. Sweden is on the global vanguard when it comes to fields of research including information and communications technology. The engineers there are working on new software and hardware in areas such as vehicle connectivity, automotive security systems, and motorized two-wheelers. In addition, they are developing cross-domain solutions for connecting mobility with, for example, energy and building technology over the IoT.

2016 150

National Electric Vehicle Sweden halts production while it sorts out financing

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the company resurrecting the Saab brand ( earlier post ), has halted production of its vehicles (currently at 6 units per day) while it sorts through financing issues and aligns its strategy with new OEM partners.

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