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Why is Norway a case study for EVs?

20 Nov 2017 | Jorn Madslien

In global terms, Norway enjoys by far the highest penetration of electric vehicles in its car market. Exclusively for just-auto, Norwegian writer Jorn Madslien takes a trip to his homeland for a personal journey that sheds some light on this small European country's huge drive for electrification.


INTERVIEW: Nissan's Leaf 'localiser'

12 Apr 2013 | Graeme Roberts

I would - deservedly - have got a thick ear had I asked Steven Groves - Nissan Europe's vehicle development manager for the European Leaf EV - which plant in Japan packed the assembly kits for the new 'localised' model. And that would be before those in Sunderland now building - not just assembling - the new cars for a May showroom launch got hold of me.


PRODUCT EYE: Localised Leaf launches

12 Apr 2013 | Graeme Roberts

Nissan Europe suits liken the Leaf EV update - now 'localised' for and built in Europe - as a bit like an iPhone or iPad upgrade: looks much the same on the outside but new goodies lurk therein. And there was a big pricing surprise to announce as well.


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Usbl and NewMotion ink charging solutions deal

15 Jul 2020 | Simon Warburton

Usbl and NewMotion have signed an agreement for the delivery of charging solutions for electric cars to housing associations, developers and private individuals in Norway.


BYD delivers 23 eBuses to Unibuss in Oslo

2 Jul 2020 | Simon Warburton

BYD has delivered 23 12-metre BYD eBuses to public transport operator, Unibuss in Norway.


BYD shows off Tang in EV-friendly Oslo

1 Jul 2020 | Graeme Roberts

BYD and Norway distributor RSA have launched the Tang EV all wheel-drive compact SUV in Oslo.


Jaguar Land Rover supplying wireless charge taxis to Oslo

25 Jun 2020 | Graeme Roberts

Tata Motors' Jaguar Land Rover said it had agreed to support Oslo, Norway, with the world's first high powered wireless taxis.


Evbox and Solar collaborate on EV charging

22 Jun 2020 | Simon Warburton

EVBox and Solar are introducing a range of products to meet growing demand for EV charging solutions in Norway.


Northvolt and Hydro team for joint venture

4 Jun 2020 | Simon Warburton

Northvolt and Hydro have formed a joint venture, Hydro Volt, to enable recycling of battery materials and aluminium from the Norwegian market for electric vehicles.


BYD Europe teams with RSA in Norway

7 May 2020 | Simon Warburton

BYD Europe is partnering with Scandinavian car and retail distributor, RSA.


Scania deploys battery electric trucks in Norway

13 Feb 2020 | Simon Warburton

Norwegian wholesaler, ASKO is deploying two battery electric Scania distribution trucks for its operations in Oslo.


BYD lands another European electric bus order

7 Nov 2019 | Graeme Roberts

BYD said it had received its first order from Norwegian public transport provider Unibuss.


BYD wins 55-strong eBus order from Norway

23 Oct 2019 | Simon Warburton

BYD is to supply 55 pure electric, 100% emissions-free eBuses for Norway’s government-owned national rail and bus transport provider, Vy Buss.



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