Tag Archives: electrification

Norwegian Government Greenlights Snøhvit Future Project: Focus on Electrification and Sustainable Gas Production

(IN BRIEF) The Norwegian government has given the go-ahead to the Snøhvit Future project, with certain conditions. This initiative focuses on onshore compression starting in 2028 and plant electrification from 2030. The decision aims to enhance Norway’s position as a … Read the full press release

MAHLE Aims to Lead in E-Mobility as System Champion, Introduces Innovative Electric Motor Technology Kit

(IN BRIEF) MAHLE, an international technology group, aims to position itself as the system champion in e-mobility, according to Arnd Franz, Chairman of the MAHLE Management Board and CEO. The company presented a new technology kit for electric motors that … Read the full press release

SEAT S.A. Announces Battery Cell Assembly Plant in Martorell, Advancing Electrification Plan

(IN BRIEF) SEAT S.A., under the leadership of President Wayne Griffiths, has confirmed plans to construct a battery cell assembly plant in Martorell. The company has applied to the new Battery PERTE VEC and intends to invest an additional 300 … Read the full press release

Iberdrola and AEDIVE Form Alliance to Drive Electrification of Heavy Road Transport in Spain

(IN BRIEF) Iberdrola and the Business Association for the Development and Promotion of Electric Mobility (AEDIVE) have formed an alliance to accelerate the electrification of heavy road transport in Spain. The initiative aims to combat climate change, improve fuel efficiency, … Read the full press release

ZF Launches Space-Saving Marine Hybrid Module for Efficient Ship Electrification

(IN BRIEF) ZF, a leading driveline and chassis technology specialist, has introduced a marine hybrid module that simplifies the electrification of ships. The module features a patented supporting frame, eliminating the need for a separate base and offset-adjustment coupling for … Read the full press release

Eaton and BAE Systems Team Up to Create Efficient Electric Vehicle Solutions for Medium-Duty Trucks

(IN BRIEF) BAE Systems and Eaton have announced a collaboration to develop electric vehicle technology solutions for the medium-duty commercial truck market. Their Memorandum of Understanding outlines a comprehensive EV system for medium-duty vehicles, featuring BAE Systems’ power-dense electric motor … Read the full press release

Audi CEO shares progress of sustainable Formula 1 project at Auto Shanghai

(IN BRIEF) Audi is presenting its Formula 1 project at the Auto Shanghai event in China for the first time. The brand’s CEO, Markus Duesmann, provided insight into the project’s current progress, which will see Audi compete in the FIA … Read the full press release

Vattenfall reste attaché aux objectifs climatiques malgré la forte augmentation des prix de l’électricité

(ACTUALITÉ EN BREF) Vattenfall, une entreprise énergétique de premier plan, a connu une année difficile en 2022 en raison de la guerre en Ukraine, qui a entraîné une augmentation significative des prix de l’électricité dans toute l’Europe. Malgré cela, Vattenfall … Read the full press release

Vattenfall Remains Committed to Climate Goals Despite Sharp Increase in Electricity Prices

(IN BRIEF) Vattenfall, a leading energy company, faced a challenging year in 2022 due to the war in Ukraine, which resulted in a significant increase in electricity prices across Europe. Despite this, Vattenfall continued to focus on supporting its customers … Read the full press release

Opel Commits to Fully Electric Lineup in Europe by 2028 with Stellantis’ Eisenach Investment

(IN BRIEF) Stellantis will invest over €130 million in Germany’s Eisenach Assembly Plant to add production of a battery electric vehicle (BEV) successor to the Opel Grandland compact SUV. The new BEV will begin production in the second half of … Read the full press release

Volvo Trucks and Boliden partner to introduce electric trucks in underground mines

(IN BRIEF) Volvo Trucks and mining company Boliden are partnering to introduce electric truck transport in underground environments. The partnership will involve Boliden using two heavy, electric Volvo trucks in their Kankberg mine, outside Skellefteå in northern Sweden. The electric … Read the full press release

Bentley’s W12 engine to be phased out, as company accelerates its move towards a sustainable future

(IN BRIEF) Bentley Motors has announced that it will stop production of its 12-cylinder petrol engine by April 2024, as part of its commitment towards a more sustainable future under its Beyond100 strategy. The move will see the entire model … Read the full press release

SEAT invests €3 billion to shift from combustion to electrification, marking 30th anniversary of Martorell factory

(IN BRIEF) SEAT S.A., the Spanish automaker, is marking the 30th anniversary of the inauguration of its Martorell factory with a total investment of €3 billion to transition from combustion to electrification across all areas of its business. The transformation … Read the full press release

APM Terminals Doubles Down on Switching to Renewable Electricity to Reduce Emissions

(IN BRIEF) APM Terminals is committed to achieving net zero across all scopes by 2040, with a focus on the increased use of renewable energy. The company has taken several actions to reduce its carbon footprint, including switching to renewable … Read the full press release

Equinor awards Aibel contract for major modifications to Hammerfest LNG plant

(IN BRIEF) Norwegian energy company, Equinor, has awarded a major contract to Aibel on behalf of the Snøhvit partnership for modifications to the Hammerfest LNG plant as part of the Snøhvit Future project. The project involves engineering, procurement, construction, and … Read the full press release

ABT CUPRA will compete in ABB FIA Formula E, the world’s first all-electric FIA World Championship

(PRESS RELEASE) MARTORELL, 9-Dec-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT S.A., a Spanish car manufacturer part of Volkswagen Group, has announced that its sports car brand CUPRA will be joining ABT, a German motor racing and auto tuning company, to compete in … Read the full press release

New report: 10 actions industry can take right now to reduce energy costs and carbon emissions

Independent report highlights 10 actions to help industrial users improve their energy efficiency right now Improving energy efficiency will reduce energy bills and emissions substantially in the short- to mid-term, without compromising productivity Industry is the world’s largest consumer of … Read the full press release

ABB Technology Ventures makes a minority investment in the winner of the ABB Electrification’s 2021 Startup Challenge

Collaboration further expands ABB’s innovation ecosystem strategy and strengthens digital portfolio of its Smart Power division Tallarna’s software helps customers identify successful decarbonization investments and mitigate financial risks Tallarna helps identify optimal solutions for energy efficiency projects and energy cost … Read the full press release

Vattenfall delivered 32 fast chargers to Tide Bus, one of Denmark’s largest bus companies

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 1-Nov-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish Government-owned multinational power company, has announced the delivery of 32 fast chargers to Tide Bus, one of Denmark’s largest bus companies. The delivery is for the fifth largest city in … Read the full press release

Indian SUV maker Mahindra plans to use MEB electric components from Volkswagen for its new Born Electric Platform

Indian SUV major Mahindra intends to equip its Born Electric Platform with MEB electric components from Volkswagen. Partnering agreement signed in Chennai on 18th May evening. Binding supply contract planned to be concluded by end of 2022. At the Glasgow … Read the full press release

Le constructeur indien de SUV Mahindra prévoit d’utiliser des composants électriques MEB de Volkswagen pour sa nouvelle plate-forme électrique Born

Le major indien des SUV Mahindra a l’intention d’équiper sa Born Electric Platform de composants électriques MEB de Volkswagen. Accord de partenariat signé à Chennai le 18 mai au soir. Le contrat de fourniture contraignant devrait être conclu d’ici la … Read the full press release

DNV in 2021: strong balance sheet allowed the company to make six acquisition deals in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) HØVIC, Norway, 6-Apr-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has announced the release of its Annual report 2021. According to the report, the company’s focus on digitalization and decarbonization since the beginning of … Read the full press release

Vattenfall to provide charging infrastructure for the electric vehicle fleet of Instabox, an international last-mile delivery company

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall, a Swedish Government-owned multinational power company, has announced that the company will be providing charging infrastructure for the electric vehicle fleet of Instabox, an international last-mile delivery company as part of a … Read the full press release

TenneT in 2021: record EUR 4 billion invested in the expansion and maintenance of the company’s grids in support of the European energy transition

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNHEM, Netherlands, 16-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — TenneT, a Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), has announced that a record EUR 4 billion have been invested in the expansion and maintenance of its grids in support of the European energy … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Group’s NEW AUTO Strategy: emission-free, autonomous future of mobility

Successful BEV-run up: No. 1 in Europe, No. 2 in the US, China increased more than fourfold Enhanced overall resilience: overhead costs significantly reduced, high capex discipline, break-even lowered Profit doubled to 20 billion EUR and return on sales increased … Read the full press release

BAE Systems and Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel Aircraft partner over the the development of light-weight sustainable electric aircraft

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 7-Mar-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — BAE Systems (LON: BA), a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, and Pipistrel Aircraft, a Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer, have announced a partnership aimed at addressing the evolving demands of the military … Read the full press release

First-ever Battery-Powered Electric Vehicle (BEV) by Bentley expected by 2025 as part of £2.5 billion sustainability investment

Major sustainable investment in UK economy secures Bentley’s future at Crewe plant First Battery-powered Electric Vehicles (BEV) due in three years’ time BEVs key to Bentley’s ground-breaking Beyond100 plans Beyond100 strategy is redefining company as benchmark luxury automotive manufacturer New … Read the full press release

Stellantis marks its first anniversary: 33 electrified vehicles already available

One fast year as a new company, committed to capturing the new era of mobility opportunities, offering innovative, agile and efficient solutions that will change the way the world moves Building a sound foundation, while delivering impressive H1 results and … Read the full press release

Inductive charging for EVs: Holcim and German startup Magment partner over magnetizable concrete technology for road surfaces

Strategic partnership with German startup Magment to enable roads that recharge electric vehicles Highway trials planned in the US Other applications include robot recharging in warehouses and factories (PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 6-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Holcim (SWX: HOLN), one of … Read the full press release

Newcastle University and WMG at the University of Warwick partner to prepare the UK workforce for the electrification revolution

(PRESS RELEASE) NEWCASTLE, 14-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Newcastle University, a UK public research university and a member of the Russell Group, and WMG at the University of Warwick, a public research university ranked the 10th in the UK, have announced … Read the full press release

COP26: Schneider Electric’s Back to 2050 report on long-term impact on energy usage and associated CO2 emissions in light of disruptive technologies

New Schneider Electric report outlines “Back to 2050” decarbonization scenarios Schneider experts on the ground in Glasgow to advance decarbonization insights and solutions with business partners, climate experts and influencers (PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON, 29-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Schneider Electric (EPA: … Read the full press release

Hyundai’s world class portfolio of startups will rely on Infineon’s easy-to-integrate semiconductor solutions to ride the megatrends for growth

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH/ SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, 27-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), a German semiconductor manufacturer, has announced a new partnership with Hyundai Motor Group (Hyundai) aimed at helping starts up successfully deal with the … Read the full press release

100km of range in less than three minutes: ABB’s new EV charger called Terra 360

Can deliver 100km of range in less than three minutes Only charger designed explicitly to charge up to four vehicles at once Ideal for refueling stations, urban charging stations, retail parking and fleet applications (PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 30-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

Major industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden to rely on ABB for its automation, electrification and quality control systems

ABB wins large-scale order for automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives at world’s first commercial-scale textile recycling plant Innovative approach can help save some 90 billion liters of fresh water per year, equivalent to 36,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools … Read the full press release

Performance Team, a Maersk company, to order 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks from Volvo Trucks North America

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 1-Sep-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The Volvo Group (STO: VOLV-B), a Swedish multinational manufacturing company, has announced its North American subsidiary Volvo Trucks North America will deliver 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks, the largest commercial order … Read the full press release

Siemens Mobility and Continental Engineering Services to accelerate production of truck pantographs

Siemens Mobility and Continental cooperate in manufacturing pantographs for trucks Initiative of the Ministry of Transport recommends eHighway on 4,000 kilometers of autobahn (PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 29-Jul-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens Mobility announces partnership with Continental Engineering Services (CES) to … Read the full press release

Neste in final phase of testing of renewable gasoline for commercial use in existing fleet

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 21-May-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste (HEL: NESTE), an oil refining and marketing company as well as the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel, has announced it is in the final phase of testing … Read the full press release

CUPRA heads towards an electrified future with the production start of 204PS CUPRA Leon e-HYBRID

CUPRA Leon e-HYBRID now available in both 5-door and Sportstourer body styles with a power output of 204PS, in addition to the 245PS variant Plug-in hybrid variants to account for more than half of CUPRA Leon sales The introduction of … Read the full press release

Scania appoints Fiora Cheng Gårdemyr as Driving the Shift Manager

(PRESS RELEASE) SÖDERTÄLJE, Sweden, 12-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Scania announces the appointment of Fiora Cheng Gårdemyr as Driving the Shift Manager. This is a vital part of the company’s purpose to drive the shift to sustainable transport solutions. With electrification … Read the full press release

Enel X announces partnership with Sterling and Wilson to accelerate deployment of EV charging infrastructure in India

The purpose of the JV is to market and distribute products for electric vehicle private and public charging businesses across India (PRESS RELEASE) ROME, Italy/ MUMBAI, India, 26-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel X announces that it has entered into a … Read the full press release