Swedish Mining Company Investing in Electric Trucks

Swedish Mining Company Investing in Electric Trucks

It is nice to see more and more companies starting to deploy electric trucks. Now the Swedish mining company Kaunis Iron announces that they want to invest 500 million Swedish kronor (USD45.5 million) to buy electric trucks from Volvo. Since 2001 they have been...
Swedish Government Funds 140 New Chargers

Swedish Government Funds 140 New Chargers

The Swedish Energy Agency has awarded grants to build 139 charging stations and 12 hydrogen stations in its regional pilot for electrification of transportation (announcement). This is a significant step forward and enable electrification of heavy duty vehicles and...
Fleetpoint reports – Electric trucks: in it for the longer haul

Fleetpoint reports – Electric trucks: in it for the longer haul

More and more makers of heavy vehicles are turning their fleets electric. Fleetpoint has an article out that gives a great overview of that the industry is working on. Manufacturers like DAF, Volvo, Scania, Mercedes-Benz and MAN all are marketing their electric...
Charge Amps – find all EV grants and subsidies in EU

Charge Amps – find all EV grants and subsidies in EU

Charge Amps is a Swedish company that makes charging Electric Vehicle equipment for both private individuals and companies. They were founded in 2012 when their founder was one of the first in Sweden to buy an electric car. Out of frustration with finding finding...
How many charge points are needed in Sweden?

How many charge points are needed in Sweden?

When discussing the electrification of our transportation sector, a lot of questions comes up about future infrastructure needs. To plot a course to where we want to go we first need to know where we are. Today, Sweden has a little over 2500 gas stations servicing the...
The Electric Semi-trucks are Coming

The Electric Semi-trucks are Coming

Sales of electric cars are growing around the world if a bit uneven from country to country. Electric heavy trucks are yet a bit slower to roll off the production lines but lately we have seen more and more manufacturers announce electric versions of their best work...