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Wärtsilä to deliver world’s first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel

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Wärtsilä will install a battery hybrid propulsion system on the Hagland Captain Technology group Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with the international shipping company Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place onboard the Hagland Captain, a general cargo vessel owned by Hagland Shipping. It …

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Volvo receives order for electric buses from Kungsbacka in Sweden

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Kungsbacka is the fourth Swedish city to buy Volvo’s electric buses Volvo Buses has received an order for three all-electric buses and three hybrid buses from KE’s Bussar in Kungsbacka on Sweden’s west coast. This marks the premiere for electrified buses in the city. KE’s Bussar, which handles most of …

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Total launches line of fluids for electric and hybrid vehicles

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Total’s new fluid will help cool and lubricate EVs Total is consolidating its position as key player in electric mobility by launching an innovative line of fluids for electric and hybrid vehicles. Produced thanks to important efforts of the group’s R&D teams, these products have been specially developed to meet …

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Nova Bus next generation hybrid electric buses to be delivered in Toronto

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The delivery is part of 325-bus deal Nova Bus previously signed with Toronto Bus manufacturer Nova Bus has announced the ongoing delivery of 55 of its hybrid electric vehicles to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC). This announcement was made by the TTC, the City of Toronto and the government of …

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Kia and Hyundai reveal solar charging system

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Kia and Hyundai will create a solar roof to help charge EVs Kia Motors and Hyundai Motor have announced plans to introduce ‘solar roof’ charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. Electricity-generating solar panels will be incorporated into the roof or the hood of vehicles, and will support internal …

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Continental designs power electronics for Jaguar I-PACE

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The innovative system acts as an interface between the high-voltage battery and the electric motor Continental has developed a power electronics system solution for the new Jaguar I-PACE that is adapted to the requirements of performance-oriented powertrains. The solution first went into production in the Range Rover Sport Plug-in Hybrid. …

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Zunum Aero and Safran Helicopter Engines to deliver electric commercial aircraft

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Zunum Aero’s hybrid aircraft will reduce operating costs by 60-80% Zunum Aero, a pioneer in electric aviation, has selected Safran Helicopter Engines for its hybrid-to-electric commercial aircraft, which will be available in the early 2020s. Safran Helicopter Engines will provide a new generation engine turbine to drive the Zunum ZA10’s …

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