Fleet of Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks pass 1M-kilometer mark in Switzerland

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Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility’s fleet of XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks has collectively exceeded 1 million kilometers of driving in 11 months of service in Switzerland. —Jörg Ackermann, Chairman of the H2 Mobility Switzerland Association.

Switzerland Moves Ahead With Underground Autonomous Cargo Delivery

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billion concept for underground cargo tubes full of automated delivery carts whisking goods between cities and logistics centers across Switzerland at 30 kilometers per hour. Logistics Switzerland Cargo dronesIn 2016, we wrote about Cargo Sous Terrain , a (then) $3.4


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2023 Geneva Worldwide Motor Present skips Switzerland for Qatar

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The Geneva Worldwide Motor Present will return in 2023, present organizers introduced on Thursday, solely the occasion will not truly happen in Geneva, Switzerland, however relatively in Doha, Qatar.

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Take a Trip Through Switzerland’s Museum of Consumer Electronics

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For more than a decade Museum ENTER , in Solothurn, Switzerland, has been a place where history buffs can explore and learn about the development and growth of computer and consumer electronics in Switzerland and the rest of the world. Switzerland Connected.

First Tesla Supercharger in Switzerland

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Tesla Motors opened its first Supercharger station in Switzerland today; the Lully station is about 50 km (31 miles) northeast of Geneva on the A1 motorway. With more Supercharger stations opening soon in Germany and Austria, Model S owners will be able to drive through Germany to Switzerland and Austria this winter, Tesla said.

Teslas And Other EVs Take Switzerland By Storm


Switzerland is teeming with EVs The US needs to get in gear.

Alpiq, EW Höfe and SOCAR Energy planning 10MW electrolysis plant in Switzerland for green hydrogen

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Alpiq, EW Höfe and SOCAR Energy Switzerland are looking into the feasibility of installing an electrolysis facility with a capacity of up to 10 MW in Freienbach, Switzerland. The facility will thus set new standards in terms of overall efficiency and make an important contribution to Switzerland’s climate friendly energy supply.

Tesla Model 3 dominates Switzerland’s 2020 EV Market


New data shows that the Tesla Model 3 dominated the 2020 EV market in Switzerland, and the figures weren’t very close. After finishing 2020 in the same pole position, the Model 3 continued its undeniable domination of the electric vehicle market in Switzerland.

Valais, Switzerland pulls plug on hybrid incentives, should the rest of the world follow?


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Electric Cars Reach 40 Percent Market Share In Switzerland


Switzerland has seen its EV adoption rate soar in the last few years

FCC Medio Ambiente and Irizar to produce 10 Irizar ie urban electric trucks; first unit to Switzerland

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The first truck will be launched in Switzerland in partnership with Jebsen & Jensen Industrial Solutions. FCC Medio Ambiente and Irizar will start production of the first 10 Irizar ie urban electric trucks to be used for collection of refuse.

World's largest electric-car rally kicks off in Switzerland

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SwitzerlandUndeterred by major automakers that build electric cars by the millions, tinkerers and apostles aren't finished coming up with new ideas on their own. Whether sharing their knowledge with community, or just a sense of unflagging camaraderie, 160 such teams ranging from solo shade-tree mechanics to major corporations to visiting tourists in rented.

Alpiq and H2 Energy partner on hydrogen production plant in Switzerland; to support Hyundai fuel cell trucks

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Switzerland’s first system for the commercial production of hydrogen is planned at the Gösgen hydropower plant. In May 2018, seven major Swiss companies founded the H2 Mobility Switzerland Association with the aim of actively and commercially promoting environmentally friendly hydrogen-electric mobility in Switzerland. The fleet of Hyundai fuel cell trucks will be used primarily by the members of the H2 Mobility Switzerland Association in everyday activity.

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Switzerland crowned best country to own an electric vehicle as UK languishes in 11th place

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In anticipation of this, […] The post Switzerland crowned best country to own an electric vehicle as UK languishes in 11th place appeared first on Electric Cars Report. More than 6.5

Switzerland's Tesla Model 3 Story Is A Preview Of The Future


In 2021, the Tesla Model 3 not only ruled EV sales in Switzerland, but also outsold all types of cars

Tesla pushes Made-in-Germany Model Y test drives in Switzerland


Potential customers in Switzerland who wish to try out a German-made Tesla Model Y now have the opportunity to take one of the European-made all-electric crossovers for a spin. Needless to say, customers of Tesla’s Cham, Zug location in Switzerland could consider themselves fortunate.

Nel ASA to supply 2MW PEM electrolyzer in Switzerland; 30 MW framework contract for Hyundai hydrogen trucks

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In Switzerland, Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser, a division of Nel ASA, has received a purchase order for a 2 megawatt (MW) containerized Proton PEM electrolyzer, as part of a 30 MW framework agreement with Hydrospider AG, an affiliated company of H2 Energy. The electrolyzer will be used to produce green hydrogen for heavy-duty hydrogen trucks from Hyundai Motor Company, which will begin operation in Switzerland during late 2019.

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The new 2020 Tesla Roadster that wasn't in Switzerland

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Tesla made a lot of noise about a big surprise it planned for the Grand Basel auto show, a celebration of architecture and design in Switzerland's northern industrial city. The company teased that it might show a new pre-production prototype of its new Roadster. The much-hyped car has twice appeared in running form, once at its official debut in

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Tesla and Sixt Leasing partner in Switzerland; monthly Model S payments start at about US$920

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Tesla has expanded its strategic relationship with Sixt Leasing to include Switzerland as well as Germany. With 10% down on a 36-month lease, Sixt offers payments of approximately CHF 810 - 950 (US$919 - $1,078) per month, depending on the mileage selected by the customer.

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Mercedes-Benz Receives Order For 54 eCitaro In Switzerland


Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe electrifies half of its fleet soon and the entire fleet possibly later

Fuel-cell hybrid buses in regular service in Switzerland

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PostAuto Schweiz AG has become the first company in Switzerland to deploy fuel-cell technology for public road transport. Since the end of 2011, five Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid models have been serving on routes in and around Brugg (in the canton of Aargau) as PostAuto vehicles. Over the next five years, PostAuto will test the fuel-cell drive, using clean hydrogen as fuel.

Renault Trucks and Nestlé Switzerland partner on all-electric medium-duty refrigerated truck

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Nestlé Switzerland and Renault Trucks (part of the Volvo Group) recently introduced an experimental all-electric refrigerated truck—nicknamed the e-Truck—that combines an all-electric 13t Renault Midlum developed by Renault Trucks with a refrigerated body that is also entirely powered by electricity. A second identical vehicle will be joining the Nestlé Switzerland fleet in September.

Byton raises $500M, Tesla Autopilot defeat, and electric-car rally in Switzerland: Today's Car News

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The world's largest electric-car rally kicks off in Switzerland. Chinese electric-car maker Byton announced it's raised $500 million in new funding. New controversy sets in surrounding a Tesla Autopilot add-on that defeats baked-in safety. And we ask what a "green car" means to readers. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. Byton, which

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Switzerland welcomes fuel cell hybrid buses

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Fuel cell vehicles are continuing to expand internationally – with Switzerland the latest country to welcome the technology. Fuel Cells Green cars Latest news fuel cell buses green buses Mercedes Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid SwitzerlandPostAuto Schweiz is the first company in the country to deploy fuel cell vehicles as part of public road transport. It has had five Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid models (pictured) on the road since late 2011 and [.].

Mitsubishi Motors Partners to Promote the i-MiEV Electric Vehicle in Switzerland

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MM Automobile Schweiz AG and Switzerland’s largest electricity provider Alpiq Holding AG (Alpiq) through which the three parties will work together to promote the popularization of the new-generation electric vehicle i-MiEV in Switzerland. Under the MoU, the three companies will work together to confirm the viability of electric vehicles and Japan-developed quick-charger units in Switzerland.

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ewz and Renault-Nissan Sign EV Agreement for Switzerland

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ewz, the municipal electric utility for the city of Zürich, Switzerland has signed a cooperation agreement with the Renault-Nissan Alliance to promote electric vehicles. The aim is to develop zero emission mobility in Switzerland. The increased demand for electricity would lead to significant changes in Switzerland’s electric economy and infrastructure, ewz notes.

Range record: ID.3 makes the journey from Zwickau to Switzerland on a single charge

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has set its first range record: The electric car covered the 531km, equal to 330 miles from Zwickau to Schaffhausen (Switzerland) on a single charge. The route to Switzerland consisted entirely of public roads and highways, passing cities such as Bayreuth and Ulm. The new Volkswagen ID.3

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F-City H2 fuel cell range extended electric city vehicle homologated in France, pending homologation in Switzerland

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Challenge Bibendum. The F-City H2—a battery-electric vehicle with a fuel cell range extender—has become the first urban electric vehicle with such an energy pack to be homologated in France. The F-City H2. Click to enlarge. The F-City H2 is the result of a partnership between the Michelin Research and Innovation Center, the French automotive producer FAM Automobiles, EVE Systems, FC LAB and the Institut Pierre Vernier.

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World first: driverless electric shuttle sets to work in Switzerland

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Delivery of the world’s first fully-electric driverless shuttle has been made in Switzerland this week. Developed by mobility solutions specialist Induct, the new Navia electric automated shuttle may be a step away from much talked about driverless cars, but the model will help prove that the technology works. The shuttle will be used and tested [.]. Electric cars driverless electric car

Europe: Non-Tesla Supercharger Pilot Program Expands To 5 More Countries


Denmark, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, and Switzerland joined the list

Mitsubishi agrees i-MiEV promotion in Switzerland

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The Mitsubishi i-MiEV has continued its European adventure after the Mitsubishi Motors Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding with MM Automobile Schweiz AG and Alpiq Holding AG, the country’s largest electricity provider, in Switzerland. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Alpiq Holding AG electric vehicles geneva motor show Geneva Motor Show 2010 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Switzerland

Tesla Reportedly Looking To Change Giga Press Suppliers


The automaker is said to be in talks with Switzerland’s Bühler, according to industry watcher

Swiss authorities halts some diesel Porsche, Mercedes-Benz over emissions

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Authorities in Switzerland halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz and Porsche vehicles because their diesel engines skirted emissions regulations, Reuters reported Thursday. SwitzerlandRegistrations of the small Mercedes-Benz Vito vans equipped with 1.6-liter diesel engines, and Porsche Macan and Cayenne SUVs equipped with 3.0- and 4.2-liter diesel.

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First Audi Charging Hub A Success, Three More Coming This Year


Audi will open new charging hubs in Zürich (Switzerland), Salzburg (Austria), and Berlin (Germany) in the second half of 2022

Hyundai ships 10 XCIENT Fuel Cell heavy-duty truck to Europe for commercial use

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Hyundai Motor Company shipped the first 10 units of the Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell, the first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck, to Switzerland. Hyundai chose Switzerland as the starting point for its business venture for various reasons.

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EV Truck Sets Range Record Driving 682.88 Miles/1,099 Kilometers


It's an electric truck built by Futuricum in Switzerland and used as a parcel delivery vehicle in the country

VW ID.Xtreme concept turns the ID.4 into a rugged off-roader

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Debuting at the ID.Treffen event in Locarno, Switzerland, the VW ID.Xtreme concept applies a suspension lift, tougher styling, and more power to the mass-market EV. Volkswagen has turned the ID.4 electric crossover into a rugged off-roader.

Honda to supply 50 Honda e EVs, 35 Power Managers to V2X Suisse for large-scale V2G trial

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Honda will supply 50 Honda e electric vehicles ( earlier post ) to Switzerland’s car-sharing operator, Mobility. These will deliver vehicle-to-grid (V2G) energy recovery capability at various urban and suburban sites across Switzerland.

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Hyundai will test 500-mile hydrogen fuel-cell semis in California

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Based on a design that debuted in Switzerland last year, the trucks tested in the United States will have a range of about 500 miles and a maximum gross combination weight of about 82,000

Tesla expands Supercharger pilot program for non-Tesla EV owners to a large part of Europe


Tesla expands Supercharger pilot program for non-Tesla EV owners to Denmark, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg, and Switzerland. The program to give access to the Supercharger network to non-Tesla electric car owners is now in most of Europe. more….

27 Hyundai XCIENT fuel cell trucks entering fleet service in Germany; funding from BMDV

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The company has already deployed 47 units in Switzerland where they have accumulated more than four million kilometers in driving as of July 2022. The trucks are servicing 23 different customers in Switzerland.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS tops out with a 350-mile EPA range rating, trailing Tesla and Lucid

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After our first drive of the EQS in Switzerland over the summer, we guessed that the most efficient models might top 400 miles of range given the car’s WLTP cycle rating The final pieces of the puzzle are falling into place for the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS ahead of its U.S.

Hypermiling Volkswagen ID.3 makes 531 km journey on a single charge

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has set its first range record—the electric car covered the 531 kilometers (330 miles) from Zwickau to Schaffhausen (Switzerland) on a single charge. The route to Switzerland consisted entirely of public roads and highways, passing cities such as Bayreuth and Ulm.

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