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Kongsberg wins contracts for nine hybrid ro-ro vessels

Artist's impression of the Grimaldi Green Fifth Generation

Kongsberg will supply large battery systems and energy management systems Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded contracts with China’s Nanjing Jinling Shipyard Co. to deliver power and hybrid systems to nine roll on-roll off (ro-ro) vessels ordered by Grimaldi Group, Italy. The contracts are valued at more than 400 million Norwegian …

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Yara selects Norwegian shipbuilder Vard for zero-emission vessel

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The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel will be by ready to operate in 2022 The world’s first autonomous and electric container vessel is one step closer to launch, as Yara signs a deal with Vard worth around 250 million Norwegian kroner (US$29.6 million) to build the vessel. Vard …

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Quebec orders nearly 500 more electric-hybrid systems from BAE Systems

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The deal will help Quebec save 20 million gallons of fuel and 215,000 tonnes of CO2 per year BAE Systems, a global provider of more than 9,000 electric-hybrid, battery-electric, and fuel-cell electric systems, has announced that the Association du Transport Urbain du Quebec (ATUQ) ordered 497 electric-hybrid buses using the …

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EDI reveals new school bus drivetrain

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The new EV drivetrain rounds out EDI’s North American school bus portfolio Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions, has announced the availability of its EDI PowerDrive 4000ev, ideally suited for Type-A school buses. The Class-4 offering rounds …

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Penske Truck Leasing joins CharIN to promote EV charging standards

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CharIN aims to promote charging standards for EVs US transportation services company Penske Truck Leasing has joined the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN), a worldwide industry alliance focused on promoting combined charging system (CCS) as the global standard for charging electric vehicles of all types. Penske will focus its attention on …

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New partnership advances open interfaces in transportation

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Renovo and HERE Technologies have entered into a partnership to deploy open interfaces for highly and fully automated vehicles The partners believe an open-standards approach will fuel greater interoperability and data exchange across the transportation ecosystem, boosting safety, efficiency and comfort for passengers. In the first phase of their collaboration, …

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ULEMCo provides hydrogen dual-fuel vehicle to Ocado

ULEMCo's hydrogen fuelled van

ULEMCo has converted a Mercedes Sprinter to run on hydrogen for Ocado ULEMCo, a UK company pioneering the adoption of ultra-low emission hydrogen fuelled commercial vehicles, has delivered the first hydrogen dual-fuel van to online supermarket Ocado. The vehicle is part of a wider programme to evaluate the use of …

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