January 15th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
This March, Tesla is bringing the Model 3 and Model S to frozen Storsjön Lake in northern Sweden. You have a chance to join the crew at the Tesla Winter Experience ear time you refer a friend. You will both be entered to win a trip to the Tesla Winter Experience in Östersund, Sweden
January 10th, 2020 | by Jake Richardson
The Swedish housing developer Bonava announced it will make parking bays in its new Finnish development projects EV ready. The company is the first developer in Finland to do so, and is partnering with Parking Energy Ltd. to prepare the parking bays. The bays will have electricity, cables, and a Parking Energy Quick Connector. Jiri Räsänen, Parking Energy's CEO, answered some questions about the work for CleanTechnica.
January 4th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
Sweden probably isn't one of the first countries that come to mind when talking about electric vehicle leaders, but plug-in vehicles have a higher market share there than in almost any other country in the world. In 2019, 11% of auto sales were sales of plug-in vehicles
January 2nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
Electric vehicle (EV) batteries and charging may not be as exciting as robotaxis and other autonomous vehicles, there's been a variety of fun news about these matters that should help to further raise awareness and get people to switch to EVs
January 1st, 2020 | by Carolyn Fortuna
A fledgling Swedish government strikes forward to integrate climate policy into all areas of society
December 15th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
As some act to stall progress, the forward motion provided by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and all she represents is a remarkable step forward. Presenting a Green Deal plan for Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, she and her colleagues took a seed from US progressives and gave it the watering and care it needed in the fertile ground of Europe
December 5th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
Norway gets most of the glory for electric vehicle sales leadership, or China does for the sheer volume of sales there (approximately half of the global market), but there are a few other country markets with notable electric vehicle market share (if not volume) that are fun to track and interesting to compare to Norway. One of those markets is Sweden, which very quietly sits near the top of EV market share rankings
November 14th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
Volvo is not known for buses or trucks on my side of the Atlantic Ocean (North America). However, over in Europe, the company is quite a big producer of commercial trucks and buses, and it is now rolling out some big electric vehicle news in those industries
September 6th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
McDonald's in Sweden has added EV chargers to 55 of its restaurants and plans to add them to every one of its locations in that country. Sounds like a delicious idea!
August 22nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field
The Swedish electric motorcycle builders at CAKE have hit one of the first major production milestones this week as the first shipments of the Kalk& motorcycle have started in North America and Europe
August 7th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
The Tesla Model 3 is no stranger to breaking records and even taking home the #1 vehicle position in European countries, but that has historically just occurred in the third month of big quarters. Sweden has something to say about that
July 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Europe installed a total of 4.9 gigawatts (GW) of new wind energy capacity across the first half of 2019, according to new figures published last week by the region's wind energy trade body, WindEurope, including a total of 1,927 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind energy.
June 15th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Volkswagen has invested a 900 million Euro investment in Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt. The two companies will build a new battery factory near VW's Salzgitter factory.
June 4th, 2019 | by Erika Clugston
The T-Pod truck is a joint effort from DB Schenker and Einride and runs on a public road in Jönköping, Sweden.
May 9th, 2019 | by The Beam
Global sales, growth, and market data for China, the US, and Europe
May 6th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
The largest bus operator in the Nordic region has ordered an additional 20 electric buses from BYD, bringing its total orders from the new energy company to
April 10th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Internet e-commerce and cloud-computing giant Amazon announced three new wind energy projects on Monday, which will serve to help the company further its long-term goal of powering Amazon Web Services (AWS) global infrastructure with renewable energy
March 26th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Sweden, Switzerland, and Norway lead a host of European countries judged by the World Economic Forum as those most ready for the global energy transition, while Canada, Australia, and South Korea are the only Advanced Economies performing well below the average, due primarily to poor environmental sustainability policies.
February 27th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
Polestar has taken a step towards establishing itself as a serious competitor in the performance electric vehicle space with today's unveiling of the brand's first fully electric vehicle, the Polestar 2. The reveal was streamed live this morning from Gothenburg, Sweden, where Polestar's CEO presented the car and all of its features to an audience of hooping and hollering fans / employees
February 21st, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Wind energy provided 14% of the European Union's electricity last year, according to figures published Thursday by the region's wind energy trade body, WindEurope, with 11.3 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity added, including nearly 3 GW of offshore wind.