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Ballard signs supply agreement with Norled for fuel cell modules to power ferry in Norway

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Norled’s ferry is expected to the world’s first liquid hydrogen fuel cell ferry operating commercially Ballard Power Systems has signed an equipment supply agreement (ESA) with Norled AS, one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators, to provide two of the company’s next-generation 200 kW modules that will be …

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ABB electric fast chargers creating a greener Gothenburg

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Public transport operator GS Buss has ordered fast chargers from ABB ABB has won an order to supply high-power electric chargers for 30 fully electric buses in the City of Gothenburg, Sweden, a city committed to the development and testing of solutions for sustainable public transport. The chargers from ABB …

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Harvey Gulf selects Wärtsilä solution for first PSV hybrid retrofit in the Americas

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Wärtsilä will install a 1,450-kW battery on one of Harvey Gulf’s vessels A hybrid retrofit installation, featuring an energy storage solution from the technology group Wärtsilä, will significantly enhance the efficiency and environmental performance of the ‘Harvey Energy’, a platform supply vessel (PSV). The vessel, which is owned by Louisiana-based …

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BMW signs agreement with DXC Technology to accelerate driverless car development

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DXC Technology will provide the expertise to help BMW develop self-driving vehicles DXC Technology has signed an agreement to support BMW’s autonomous vehicle development via the High Performance D3 platform. DXC provides services that help deliver and simplify data analysis and algorithmic training to reduce the time and cost to …

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Freudenberg strengthens competency in lithium-ion technology

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Freudenberg has taken on additional shares in energy storage company XALT Energy The Freudenberg global technology group has further expanded its energy storage business. The Freudenberg Sealing Technologies Business Group has been the majority shareholder of XALT Energy since the start of 2019. The company develops and produces lithium-ion technologies …

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South Korean-Vietnamese joint-venture for battery production

VinFast's electric motorcycle manufacturing plant

The JV will produce batteries for VinFast’s electric scooters Seoul-based LG Chem and Vietnamese automotive start-up VinFast Trading and Production announced on April 7 they will set up a company for the production of battery packs at VinFast’s Supplier Park. As part of the joint-venture, both firms are initially looking …

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Mercedes-Benz Cars lays foundation for battery factory

Ausbau des globalen Batterie-Produktionsverbunds: Mercedes-Benz Cars legt am Standort Untertürkheim den Grundstein für eine BatteriefabrikExpansion of the global battery production network: Mercedes-Benz Cars lays foundation for a battery factory at th

The factory will be used to produce batteries Mercedes-Benz EVs With the symbolic foundation laying ceremony for the first battery factory, the Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant is advancing its transformation into a high-tech location for electric mobility. The new battery factory at the Brühl sub-plant is an important component in the …

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Innolith Energy Technology brings 1,000-km EV within range

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Innolith battery uses a non-flammable inorganic electrolyte to make it safer Innolith, the world leader in rechargeable Inorganic Battery Technology, has announced that it is developing world’s first 1,000 Wh per kg rechargeable battery. Under development in the company’s German laboratory, the new Innolith Energy Battery would be capable of …

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University of Georgia purchases twenty 40-foot Catalyst E2 buses from Proterra

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The Proterra buses will help the University save 2.5 million gallons of diesel over 12 years Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that the University of Georgia has placed an order for twenty 40-foot Catalyst E2 buses with DuoPower drivetrain technology and fourteen 125-kW Proterra PCS chargers. …

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