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Vattenfall charges the buses of the future with electricity

The future is now. The bus service of the future starts today with route 73 in Stockholm, and the buses are a completely new type of plug-in hybrid. They can be rapid charged at terminuses and with a full battery they can run for up to seven kilometres – quietly and emissions-free – entirely on … Continue reading Vattenfall charges the buses of the future with electricity

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ABB and Volvo form global partnership for electric and hybrid bus fast-charging

ABB, the leading power and automation group, announced today a partnership with Volvo Buses, one of the world’s leading bus manufacturers, to co-develop and commercialize electric and hybrid buses with open standards-based direct current (DC) fast charging systems. The cooperation creates a city-wide standardized charging system for electric and electric hybrid buses that can charge … Continue reading ABB and Volvo form global partnership for electric and hybrid bus fast-charging

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Ascent Solar

Ascent Solar Technologies, a manufacturer of award winning flexible CIGS thin-film photovoltaic modules as well as consumer and off-grid products integrated with the flexible modules, announced the company’s proud involvement in the Volvo Pure Tension Pavilion project, where Ascent’s revolutionary, flexible and lightweight CIGS solar modules were selected for integration into the Pavilion’s tensioned mesh membrane … Continue reading Ascent Solar

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Volvo Car Corporation cuts electric car recharging time to 1.5 hours

Volvo Car Corporation is testing a new fast-charger for electric cars that cuts recharging time to an outstanding 1.5 hours. The fast-charger operates six times faster than today’s on-board devices. “We know that short recharging times and extensive operating range are a necessity for potential electric car consumers. The fast-charging unit helps cure what is … Continue reading Volvo Car Corporation cuts electric car recharging time to 1.5 hours

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EnerDel Secures Order to Supply Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Volvo’s C30 Electric Car

EnerDel, Inc. is a privately-held company headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind. It manufactures advanced, lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems for electric utility, transportation and industrial applications. Company Delivers Advanced Lithium-ion Battery Systems for Buses, Trucks, Trains and Cars. EnerDel, Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems, today announced it received … Continue reading EnerDel Secures Order to Supply Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Volvo’s C30 Electric Car

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