Scandinavia charging ahead with EV network, plans Europe's first EV battery plant

March 08, 2017

Finnish semi-state utility provider Fortum has announced it will build the first high-power (150-350kW) charging corridor between the Nordic capitals...

Vattenfall switching entire 3500-vehicle fleet to EVs

February 09, 2017

Vattenfall, Sweden’s state-owned electricity producer, is converting its whole fleet to electric vehicles (EVs). The move will see, over the next five years, more than 3500 cars and LCVs replaced, and forms part of the company’s ambition to be completely climate-neutral by 2050...

EV-Box expands in the Nordics as Norway enjoys record sales

February 03, 2017

Belgium turns from diesel to electric as Mechelen follows Antwerp’s low-emission example

January 24, 2017

Volvo launches new mobility unit as Honda shows mobility concepts

January 11, 2017

Volvo has announced its new dedicated business unit for shared mobility. It is based around Sunfleet, Volvo’s car sharing company based in Sweden which has been in operation since 1998. Sunfleet currently has 50,000 subscribers in more than 50 Swedish cities...

Partnership with Uber only part of Volvo’s autonomous driving strategy

December 20, 2016

EU governments join deal to acquire 300,000 electric vehicles

November 17, 2016

Petrol cars allowed to exceed pollution limits by 50% under draft EU laws

October 26, 2016

New petrol cars sold in Europe will be allowed to exceed toxic particulate emissions by 50%, in a plan environmental campaigners have branded a ‘Petrolgate scandal in the making’...

Saab successor plans to deliver 250,000 EVs

October 24, 2016

Call to end ‘misleading’ claims of German fossil fuel ban

October 20, 2016

Driverless cars in first UK public trial

October 12, 2016

Car-to-car communication aims to reduce TCO

October 06, 2016

The arrival of car-to-car (C2C) communication from 2017 could lead to reduced vehicle running costs. Volvo is widely expected to launch a c2c communication system in its S90, V90 and XC90 models in Europe by the end of the year, ahead of many major brands which are developing the technology...

Low interest rates and leasing drive market growth in Sweden

October 05, 2016

The Swedish new car market recorded its 33rd consecutive month of growth last month with the best September for registrations since 1974...

Concerns that EV growth could overwhelm power networks

September 27, 2016

Online market aims to fill gaps in Sweden's EV charging network

September 20, 2016

Live trials of autonomous vehicles test acceptance of new technology

September 12, 2016

A series of live trials of autonomous vehicle technology are taking place around the globe. The latest is Drive Me, which officially started its test programme in September in a launch in Sweden...