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Japan progresses plans to upgrade electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Japan progresses plans to upgrade electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Contract with ABB is part of a broader push to accelerate the nation’s shift towards sustainable mobility with a target of increasing the share of EVs and plug-in hybrids to between 20-30 per cent by 2030.

Gothenburg boosts sustainable public transport push with e-bus roll-out

Gothenburg boosts sustainable public transport push with e-bus roll-out

More than 150 electric buses will be introduced in the region covering Gothenburg, Mölndal and Partille, where 180 million trips are made by bus each year.

ABB to develop autonomous vessel technology in Singapore

ABB to develop autonomous vessel technology in Singapore

During the initial phase of the project, the vessel will complete a series of navigational tasks in a designated test area in the port, steered from an onshore control centre.

Niagara's Maid of the Mist goes electric

Niagara's Maid of the Mist goes electric

The first all-electric vessels ever built in the US will be powered by high-capacity battery packs that will be charged using hydropower between trips.

Poland progresses EV charging infrastructure

Poland progresses EV charging infrastructure

Petrol retailer PKN ORLEN is installing 150 fast electric charging stations, located within the country’s largest cities and on selected transit routes