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Voltabox receives another major order for trolleybus battery systems

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Voltabox’s batteries will be used in trolleybuses in Switzerland and Italy Voltabox has announced a major order for standardised lithium-ion battery systems for trolleybuses. The newly-developed standard container presents an innovative possibility to efficiently scale trolleybus battery systems. The order was placed by long-term customer Kiepe Electric. The delivery of …

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ABB chargers power Ionity’s new Swiss charging station

The opening of Ionity's Swiss charging station

ABB has been chosen by Ionity as the main technology partner and supplier for its ambitious Europe EV charging plans Ionity, which plans to build a network of EV service stations across Europe to make long trips as feasible for EVs as for fossil-fuelled vehicles, has opened a new station …

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The world’s largest EV is on trial in Switzerland

The Kuhn Komatsu e-Dumper

A 110-tonne battery-powered electric dumper truck is to be trialled in Switzerland this autumn While it may seem at first glance to be an unlikely electric transport pioneer, Swiss cement manufacturer Ciments Vigier has commissioned a ground-breaking prototype which could prompt some serious thinking for heavy industry worldwide. The project …

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