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Helsinki Bikeshare Program Triples After Successful Launch

June 9th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

Bikeshare programs are a great solution to urban density. Bikeshare programs, which are increasing in both number of locations and expansion of individual programs, allow commuters to get around dense urban areas by renting a bike from one station and returning at another. These innovative programs are great for drivers, who see less traffic on city streets, and great for workers, who can take a quick bike ride to the post office, to lunch, or to a meeting without having to take a cab or their own car. They are affordable and safe alternative to downtown commuting


Northvolt Will Build A $4 Billion Battery Manufacturing Facility In Scandinavia

March 18th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Two former Tesla executives are planning to construct a large lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility in Scandinavia, either in Sweden or Finland. Peter Carlsson was in charge of Tesla's supply chain operations and is now CEO of Northvolt. He is joined by another former Tesla executive, Paolo Cerruti, in the new venture



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