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Tritium signs deal with IONITY for 100 high-power charging sites across Europe

IONITY, a joint venture of several automakers that’s building a fast charging network in Europe, has chosen Brisbane-based Tritium as its technology partner for the construction of 100 high-power charging sites in Germany, France, UK, Norway and Sweden. Each station will have up to six chargers, each capable of delivering 350 kW of power. Tritium’s… Read more »

New Dutch study recommends optimal EVSE rollout strategy

As the worldwide fleet of EVs expands, it’s becoming clear that governments around the world need to make significant investments in public charging infrastructure. However, there are few examples to follow in developing an effective rollout strategy. A new study, published in the journal Energy Policy, aims to guide policy makers in the deployment of… Read more »

Dutch city of Leiden to get 23 Volvo electric buses

Volvo Buses has secured an order for 23 fully electric buses from multinational public transport company Arriva, which has operations in 14 countries across Europe. The new e-buses will operate in the city of Leiden in the province of South Holland. Deliveries will take place between Q1 and Q3 in 2019. Volvo is selling the… Read more »

Fastned opens its first DC fast charging station in Germany

European fast charging network operator Fastned has opened its first station in Germany. The new station is located along the A3 highway at Limburg an der Lahn, and features several 350 kW DC chargers. The roof of the station is equipped with solar panels. According to Fastned, all the energy delivered by its network comes… Read more »

NewMotion expands European footprint, partnering with leasing firm Arval

Smart charging solution provider NewMotion, which currently has more than 30,000 private charge points across the Netherlands, Germany, France and the UK, is expanding further into Europe in a new partnership with vehicle leasing firm Arval. Norway will be the next country to join NewMotion’s empire, followed by another four European countries in the second… Read more »

Heliox fast chargers power New Zealand’s first 10 electric double-decker buses.

Netherlands-based Heliox will supply fast charging for 10 electric double-decker buses that are to go into service in Wellington, New Zealand in July. The new e-buses, operated by local transit agency Tranzit, will be joined by another 10 in 2020 and another 12 in 2021. Heliox’s charging network includes a CCS plug-in system for depot… Read more »

Spiers New Technologies expands battery remanufacturing services to Europe

Battery pack remanufacturer Spiers New Technologies (SNT) is opening a dedicated production center at Ede in the Netherlands. The facility will be SNT’s central location for the rollout of its high-voltage battery remanufacturing services to European clients in the automotive and energy sectors. The company says it is a logical step to further exploit its… Read more »

Heliox, maker of fast chargers for heavy-duty EVs, secures new investment

Heliox, a Netherlands-based manufacturer of fast-charging infrastructure for electric buses and other heavy-duty EVs, has secured a “substantial” new investment from Waterland Private Equity Investments. Heliox, founded in 2009 with roots in electronics giant Philips, developed one of the first CCS plug-in chargers for electric buses in 2013. The company offers overnight and mobile charging… Read more »

European emissions levels climb even as tougher standards are on the way

As emissions standards tighten around the world, and the threat from EVs grows, shouldn’t automakers be making their cars cleaner? Somehow, they don’t seem able to do so. According to a recent report from JATO Dynamics (via Automotive News Europe), European emissions actually increased by a small amount in 2017, reversing a decade of steady… Read more »

Heliox fast chargers to power fleet of 100 electric buses at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Dutch fleet charging specialist Heliox has supplied 109 fast chargers to power a fleet of 100 battery-electric buses for Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The articulated VDL Citeas e-buses will operate on a 24/7 basis on 6 lines in the environs of the airport, and are expected to drive a total of 30,000 km per day. Heliox… Read more »