Record European Electric Bus Order (157 Volvo Buses), + Volvo Trucks Launches Urban Electric Trucks

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 05:14:58 +0000

Volvo is not particularly well known for electric car leadership — it is far behind in that realm. However, over in Europe, the company is quite a big producer of commercial trucks and buses, and it is rolling out big electric vehicles news in those industries

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Polestar Pricing … Electric Mazda … Tesla Model 3 = #6 In USA — CleanTechnica Top 20

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 01:40:45 +0000

The most popular CleanTechnica stories of October were led by Polestar and Mazda. Seriously. No offense to Polestar or Mazda (okay, some offense to Polestar and Mazda), but I wouldn’t have seen that coming a mile away. Does this show a great thirst for more EV news beyond Tesla and more serious EV entries? Possibly. Or it was just some lucky timing and catchy headlines. Or all of the above. In any case, that’s where things landed in October. Tesla still dominated the top 20, with 15 out of 20 stories, but it was an interesting phenomenon to see the company almost pushed out of the top

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First Floating Offshore Wind Farm to Power Oil and Gas Platforms Kicks Off

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 14:52:16 +0000

The post First Floating Offshore Wind Farm to Power Oil and Gas Platforms Kicks Off appeared first on POWER Magazine.

Siemens Gamesa has bagged a lucrative contract to supply 11 8-MW offshore wind turbines to Equinor’s 88-MW Hywind Tampen floating wind farm, a first-of-its-kind project that will power oil and gas platforms 140 kilometers offshore Norway.  Equinor—as Statoil, Norway’s state-owned oil company, is now named—announced a final investment decision to build Hywind Tampen on Oct. […]

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Norwegian Reality Show “Farmen” Gives Tesla “Free Promotion” Worth Hundreds Of Thousands Of Euros

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2019 20:00:40 +0000

One of the most popular TV shows in Norway, “Farmen,” gave Tesla free promotion when the host Gaute Grøtta Grav and the participants arrived in five white Tesla Model S at the season premiere last month — according to various ad agency analyses, this could be a six-figure cost for Tesla [TSLA] if it was paid advertisement (which it certainly was not)

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Norway Update: Tesla & Chinese EVs Could Spell Doom For Legacy Automakers

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2019 03:34:43 +0000

Here at CleanTechnica, we have been following Norway closely, since this is the first country to hit the tipping point where EVs and PHEVs have become the default purchase for regular people instead of the exception, due to a generous combination of incentives and long history of awareness raising. My last article on Norway highlighted the Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus coming to the country, which hasn’t taken off as I thought it might — most are still willing to pay a bit more for the Model 3 Long Range. This article from May highlighted a local story about a large Mercedes dealer in Oslo reporting plummeting sales, resulting in layoffs. Today, a local outlet speculates the end for some car brands that are behind in electrifying their lineup

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This Is How Tesla & Electric Cars Conquered Norway

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:00:26 +0000

With about 100,000 electrics on the road, Norway (population 5 million) trails only the U.S., China, and Japan in absolute numbers. By 2025, the government has suggested, there may be no gasoline- or diesel-powered cars sold in the country

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Tesla Model 3 Is #1 Best Selling Vehicle In Norway, #3 In Netherlands, #7 In Switzerland — CleanTechnica Report

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:11:45 +0000

The Tesla Model 3 is in a class of its own. It’s quicker and more fun to drive than a BMW, safer than a Volvo, has better tech than a Mercedes, and often has a total cost of ownership similar to a Toyota Camry or Honda Accord. All of that makes it a highly competitive vehicle in several markets. Its biggest downside is that the starting price, especially in Europe, put it in the premium car class, and many consumers can’t afford a premium-class car

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CleanTechnica Exclusive: Polestar Will Open Its 1st Store In Oslo

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 14:26:57 +0000

Are Hansen of Norway is an active member of the CleanTechnica community. A few days ago, he was walking through a part of Oslo that features many upscale shopping locations and spotted something unusual. So he snapped some photos and forwarded then to us, along with a news report from Norwegian news source ABC Nyheter

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Tesla Model 3 = #2 In Overall Dutch Auto Market In August

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2019 23:30:00 +0000

The Dutch electric vehicle market grew 79% in August, with 2,839 EV registrations logged. That translated into an electric vehicle share of 8.3%, placing the year-to-date EV share at 7.5%

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