19× More Invested In EVs & EV Batteries In Europe Last Year Than In 2018

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:43:51 +0000

According to a Transport & Environment report, Europe poured €60 billion into EV production and EV battery production in 2019, a whopping 19 times more money than it put into them in

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Scientist admits Sweden could have battled virus better

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2020 11:15:50 +0000

STOCKHOLM: Sweden’s chief epidemiologist showed contrition Wednesday as criticism mounted over the Scandinavian country’s hotly debated method of fighting the coronavirus, which has resulted in one of the highest death rates per capita in the world. Sweden has stood out among European nations and the world for the way it has handled the pandemic, not […]

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Plug-In Vehicles = 27% Market Share In Sweden

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 06:43:28 +0000

The Swedish auto market, like other auto markets but not as extreme, saw its numbers crash (again) in April. The overall auto market was down 38% year over year. Also like in other markets, plug-in vehicles did better than the overall market. They actually saw a sales increase in April

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Northvolt Enters The Portable Energy Storage Market With The Voltpack Mobile System

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 19 May 2020 18:04:21 +0000

Up and coming Swedish battery producer Northvolt just launched the Voltpack Mobile System in partnership with energy provider Vattenfall. The modular system was designed from the ground up as a portable replacement for diesel generators providing energy as a service in temporary installations

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Large Auto Leasing Company: Electric Cars Have Mostly Lower Total Cost In Europe

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 09 May 2020 02:57:33 +0000

A major Dutch leasing company, LeasePlan, has thought a lot about the total cost of ownership of a vehicle. It is getting more and more bullish about electric vehicles. Last year it released a white paper on the topic, after conducting nearly 1000 vehicle ownership scenarios in 13 European countries

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Volvo Cars Reopens Swedish Factories & Offices

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 18:30:32 +0000

Volvo factory workers assembling doorsAfter all of its facilities have been cleaned extensively, Volvo Cars has announced that it has reopened its manufacturing plants and company offices in Torslanda, Sweden, following a coronavirus-related shutdown over the last few weeks

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DFA mourns death of PH honorary consul to Covid

Credit to Author: Bernadette Tamayo| Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 06:16:12 +0000

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has mourned the death on April 18 of Philippine honorary Consul General in Sweden Erik Belfrage due to coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19). In a statement, the DFA said the Philippine government mourns the passing of Belfrage, 74, who was its “valued and esteemed honorary member, and a true friend of the country.” Foreign […]

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