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Iberdrola will contribute to making Volkswagen’s electric vehicle value chain sustainable

Ignacio Galán: “The agreement we have signed with Volkswagen will mean some 500 million euros in investments in renewable facilities to supply them with green energy”. Iberdrola and Volkswagen have presented in Sagunt (Valencia) a strategic collaboration agreement that will contribute to making the entire electric vehicle value chain sustainable in the automaker’s future gigafactory. … Continue reading Iberdrola will contribute to making Volkswagen’s electric vehicle value chain sustainable

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The electric vehicle value chain in Spain will be sustainable thanks to Iberdrola

•    “This project is a magnificent example of the work we are doing at Iberdrola to ensure that sustainability accompanies the entire life cycle of the vehicle, not only in its use, but also in its manufacture”, says Raquel Blanco, director of Smart Mobility at Iberdrola. •    “We help to decarbonise the manufacturing processes of … Continue reading The electric vehicle value chain in Spain will be sustainable thanks to Iberdrola

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Iberdrola announces the purchase of Wallbox’s first superfast chargers

Iberdrola reaffirms its commitment to promoting innovation in sustainable mobility by becoming the first company to acquire the ‘Hypernova’ super-fast public chargers developed by Wallbox, the European leader in charging solutions for electric vehicles. The electricity company will acquire the first units as part of an agreement for the purchase of 10,000 chargers. The Chairman … Continue reading Iberdrola announces the purchase of Wallbox’s first superfast chargers

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Volkswagen and Iberdrola, together in Bilbao for sustainable mobility

The exhibition ‘Motion. Autos, Art, Architecture’, a complex project curated by Norman Foster that reviews more than a century of automobile creation in a journey through 38 vehicles that are fantastic works due to their creativity and even their rarity. This exhibition involves 15 design schools from four continents and is a synthesis of the … Continue reading Volkswagen and Iberdrola, together in Bilbao for sustainable mobility

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Vattenfall enables fossil-free parcel delivery for Instabox

Vattenfall and the delivery company Instabox have started an international collaboration to provide charging infrastructure for Instabox’s electric vehicle fleet. By the end of 2022, Vattenfall will operate approximately 400 charge points on Instabox’s terminals in Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands. Instabox is an international last-mile delivery company that delivers packages for a large number … Continue reading Vattenfall enables fossil-free parcel delivery for Instabox

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How a few geothermal plants could solve America’s lithium supply crunch and boost the EV battery industry

Geothermal energy has long been the forgotten member of the clean energy family, overshadowed by relatively cheap solar and wind power, despite its proven potential. But that may soon change – for an unexpected reason. Geothermal technologies are on the verge of unlocking vast quantities of lithium from naturally occurring hot brines beneath places like … Continue reading How a few geothermal plants could solve America’s lithium supply crunch and boost the EV battery industry

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Next Generation Car (NGC) – Interurban Vehicle – Green and comfortable travel even on long journeys

With the Interurban Vehicle (IUV), the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has developed a ground-breaking concept for mid- and upper range vehicles. At five metres long and two metres across, the IUV can accommodate five people. It combines a fuel cell and battery with new methods of energy management and … Continue reading Next Generation Car (NGC) – Interurban Vehicle – Green and comfortable travel even on long journeys

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Wind energy based electrification and sufficient charging points are key to zero-emission transport

On Friday 18 March WindEurope contributed to a high-level roundtable organised by ACEA, the European Vehicle Manufacturers Association, along with major vehicle manufacturers and industry associations. In a joint declaration, WindEurope and other key associations called on European policymakers to implement the right policies to back the transition towards zero-emission transport. To reach zero-emission transport, … Continue reading Wind energy based electrification and sufficient charging points are key to zero-emission transport

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Vattenfall to test wireless charging technology for taxis

The Vattenfall automated charging and payment solution, InCharge, is part of a test that will make payment effortless while the electrical car is being charged wirelessly. The test includes a number of fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge taxis, and will run over a period of three years in Gothenburg, Sweden. Vattenfall, in collaboration with Volvo … Continue reading Vattenfall to test wireless charging technology for taxis

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DNV technical advisor to aid electric vehicle growth plans in UK and Republic of Ireland

DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has acted as technical advisor to Zenob? Energy as it secured a GBP 241 million structured finance deal to expand its electric vehicle (EV) offering. DNV conducted independent technical due diligence of Zenob? Energy’s portfolio of 430 electric buses and depots in the UK and Republic of … Continue reading DNV technical advisor to aid electric vehicle growth plans in UK and Republic of Ireland

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Mythbusting: “Electric cars are no more climate-friendly than ordinary cars!”

An electric car that uses electricity from clean, renewable sources produces no greenhouse gas emissions. A petrol-powered vehicle emits on average two tonnes of CO2 each year, yet some people still claim that electric cars are no more climate-friendly than “fossil cars”. Is that right? The debate about how climate-friendly electric cars “really” are comes … Continue reading Mythbusting: “Electric cars are no more climate-friendly than ordinary cars!”

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GE Renewable Energy signs MoU with General Motors to develop supply chain of rare earth and other materials to support EV and renewable energy growth

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) and General Motors (NYSE: GM) today announced they have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate opportunities to improve supplies of heavy and light rare earth materials and magnets, copper and electrical steel used for manufacturing of electric vehicles and renewable energy equipment. The initial focus of the … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy signs MoU with General Motors to develop supply chain of rare earth and other materials to support EV and renewable energy growth

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Local impact of wind energy at heart of new industry push for renewables ambition

WindEurope today launched a new “Local Impact, Global Leadership” toolkit that maps out the local economic benefits of wind energy. With the future of renewables in Europe at stake in Clean Energy Package negotiations, now is a critical time to show policy-makers the local economic benefits of wind energy to make the case for more … Continue reading Local impact of wind energy at heart of new industry push for renewables ambition

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Electric Vehicle Manufacturers Will Pursue New Revenue Streams Beyond Vehicle Sales in 2014

The global electric vehicle (EV) industry is expected to expand significantly in 2014. The selection of models will increase, as luxury automakers Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Mercedes, Saab, and Volvo will all introduce their first EVs and more affordable EV options are introduced by Kia, Mahindra, Skoda, and Volkswagen. According to a new white paper from … Continue reading Electric Vehicle Manufacturers Will Pursue New Revenue Streams Beyond Vehicle Sales in 2014

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BMW Launches First Mass-Production Electric Car

The BMW Group debuted the series version of its innovative electric vehicle, the BMW i3, simultaneously in New York, London and Beijing on Monday. “Innovation drives change. The i3 is more than just a car. It’s a revolutionary step towards sustainable mobility. It is purpose-built around an electric power train to serve the needs of … Continue reading BMW Launches First Mass-Production Electric Car

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