29 Jan '18, 7am

Scania and Northvolt partner for heavy vehicle electrification

Scania and Northvolt have jointly agreed to develop and commercialise battery cell technology for heavy commercial vehicles. Scania announces that it is investing EUR 10 million in the partnership to enhance further development and support the establishment of Northvolt’s demonstration line and research facility. Vehicle electrification is rapidly advancing and offers a favourable path towards more sustainable transport solutions. For heavy trucks and buses, continued development of both charging infrastructure as well as more robust, cost efficient and sustainable battery cells is crucially needed for a widespread market breakthrough in commercially viable electrification. Different transport assignments will require different electric powertrains. For optimal effect, battery and cell technologies must therefore be developed to support varying needs. “We aim to make it ea...

Full article: https://electriccarsreport.com/2018/01/scania-northvolt-p...

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