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Only Volkswagen, Volvo Doing Enough to Electrify in Europe: Study

Sales of battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids almost tripled last year, boosted by tighter emission standards and government subsidies. Among the major carmakers, Volkswagen and Volvo are doing enough to electrify their vehicle line-ups in Europe and the EU needs to set tougher CO2 emission limits if it wants to meet Green Deal targets, […]

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As Cars Go Electric, China Builds a Big Lead in Factories

China is erecting factories for electric cars almost as fast as the rest of the world combined. Xpeng Motors, a Chinese electric car startup, recently opened a large assembly plant in southeastern China and is building a matching factory nearby. It has announced plans for a third. Another Chinese electric car company, Nio, has opened […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure

Volvo Group begin customer deliveries of all-electric products

Launching a new generation of zero exhaust emissions products, leading French contractor Eiffage has taken delivery of an all-electric Volvo FE Electric truck and a Volvo ECR25 Electric compact excavator – becoming the first recipient of the products in France. The 17th December saw the first delivery of a Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) machine […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure

Shell, Volvo and Daimler Back Hydrogen as Europe Sets Its Sights on Truck Emissions

With the EV market doing well, industry and policymakers look to hydrogen to fuel trucks and freight vehicles. A flurry of new vehicle releases, increased grants and tax benefits, and plain old economics have helped electric vehicle sales boom in 2020. U.K. sales figures show battery vehicles tripled their market share among new vehicle sales […]

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Volvo inks deal with Batteryloop to repurpose electric bus batteries

Chinese-Swedish car and bus maker Volvo and Stena Recycling subsidiary Batteryloop have inked a global deal to repurpose batteries from Volvo’s electric buses. The “second life” deal will help to conserve resources as Batteryloop puts them to use in buildings and charging stations. Lithium-ion batteries degrade over time, especially when subjected to high rates of […]

EVE Begins Construction on Its Battery Production Plant in Hungary – EQ Mag

Volvo chief stresses importance of state-backed charging infrastructure for electric vehicles

Bit by bit, changes are taking place when it comes to the development of charging infrastructure. The widespread availability of charging points is seen as key to combating concerns about “range anxiety.” The chief executive of Volvo Cars described plug-in hybrids as a “very popular concept” on Tuesday, but emphasized the need for government support […]

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Daimler teams up with Volvo in 1.2-bn-euro deal to make hydrogen batteries

The joint venture between the two, valued at 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion), is “a milestone in bringing fuel cell powered trucks and buses onto our roads,” said Daimler Truck chairman Martin Daum. FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Daimler and Volvo Trucks have agreed to join forces to develop, produce and sell fuel cell systems for heavy-duty […]

EVE Begins Construction on Its Battery Production Plant in Hungary – EQ Mag

Volvo’s bus plant in Borås solely powered by renewable energy

Volvo’s bus plant in Borås has now become one of the first bus production facilities that relies solely on renewable energy. All the energy that the factory uses comes from renewable sources, such as hydropower and biofuels. The factory’s overall energy consumption has also been reduced by 15 per cent in just the past few […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure

Nikola Pushes Deeper Into Battery Electric Vehicles With Next Generation Battery Tech

The Nikola Motor Company dropped a bomb on the electric vehicle industry today with news of a pending acquisition of a team that has developed next generation battery technology. The news comes with claims of a cathode with 4 times the energy density of today’s lithium-ion cells, lasts for 2,000 cycles, and at a cell […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure