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Volvo receives order of six electric buses for Drammen

Volvo buses, Luxembourg

Volvo Buses has secured an order of six Volvo 7900 Electric buses from public transportation administration company Brakar in Drammen, Norway Public transportation administration company Brakan in Drammen, south-west of Oslo, has ordered six fully electric buses from Volvo. The buses will be delivered in January 2019 and operate on …

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Daimler Trucks hands over FUSO eCanter trucks to UK owners

Daimler Trucks delivers first electric FUSO eCanter trucks to customers in the UK.

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, part of Daimler Trucks, has handed over its first all-electric light-duty FUSO eCanter to UK customers in London Daimler Trucks has handed over the first all-electric FUSO eCanter trucks to customers in Great Britain. The world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles is thus bringing …

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Daimler to build battery and EV factory in Thailand

Announcement of strategic investment in Thailand: (from left to right) Mr. Andreas Lettner, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing (Thailand) Limited, Mr. Michael Grewe, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited, Dr. Uttama Savanayana, Minister of Industry (Thailand), Mr. Markus Schaefer, Member of the Divisional Board of Management Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain, H.E. Peter Prügel, German Ambassador to Thailand, Mr. Veerachai Chaochankij, Managing Director of Thonburi Automotive Assembly Plant Company Limited.

Mercedes-Benz Cars to invest in battery production facility in Thailand, under a partnership with TAAP   Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz Cars will spend 100 million euros (US$123 million) by 2020 on a lithium-ion battery factory in Thailand to better access the fast-growing Asia region. The German company is partnering with Automotive Assembly …

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Philippe Starck designs power dock for Bentley’s Bentayga Hybrid

Starck outlines the Bentayga Hybrid dock system.

Bentley collaborates with designer Philippe Starck on a recharging unit concept for the Bentayga Hybrid As EVs enter the mainstream, accessories and ancillary services like charging infrastructure and home batteries offer new opportunities for automakers to make some add-on sales. For luxury carmakers, the gains can be even greater. Most …

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Fortum Charge & Drive acquires Plugsurfing

The Plugsurfing system uses smart keys and an app platform to connect drivers with chargers.

Berlin-based Plugsurfing will now show Fortum EV charging points across the Nordics Nordic utility Fortum’s EV charging business – Fortum Charge & Drive – has acquired e-mobility network provider Plugsurfing for an undisclosed sum. Plugsurfing is one of a number of independent charging service providers in Europe, and uses an …

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E.ON and Nissan pair up for charging pilots

Frank Meyer, Head of Innovation & B2C-Solutions at E.ON (left), and Paul Willcox, Chairman of Nissan Europe, signed the partnership agreement at the Geneva Motor Show.

German energy group E.ON has entered a strategic partnership with Nissan to explore business opportunities in the field of electric vehicle charging, storage solutions and vehicle-to-grid services At the Geneva Motor Show Nissan and E.ON have agreed on a strategic partnership to explore opportunities on pilot activities and commercial offers …

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