On February 6, Volkswagen Poznan announced that its foundry system has completed the implementation of free cooling technology across its production line. The method utilizes low external air temperatures, below 14°C, to cool machines and production equipment, replacing the previous energy-intensive refrigeration uni
On January 26, Solaris announced that Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona has placed an order for 36 units of Urbino 12-meter and 2 units of 18-meter articulated hydrogen buses.
The Urbino 12 hydrogen buses will be equipped with sets of 70 kW fuel cells. Whereas the articulated version features fuel cells of 100kW
On January 17, Stellantis launched production of fully electric large commercial vehicles, Fiat Professional e-Ducato, in Gliwice.
The model has a 110-kWh battery, which provides a range of up to 420 km.
The new drive system is complemented by a new drive unit generating up to 200 kW of power (270 hp) combined with a
On January 11, Solaris announced that AMT Genova, an Italy-based Transport operator has placed an order for 112 units of 18-meter Solaris Trollino 18 trolleybuses, with a contract value of more than EUR 100 million.
The Trollino 18 trolleybuses will be equipped with traditional electric propulsion, and traction batte
On January 4, multiple sources reported that the Stellantis powertrain plant in Bielsko-Biała, Poland will shut down by the end of 2024, affecting around 468 jobs due to European Commission regulations on combustion engine emissions and reduced orders for such engines.
Stellantis plans to progressively reduce product
On December 29, Solaris announced that EMT Madrid, the city's transport company has placed an order for 50 new zero-emission buses i.e. 20 low-entry Urbino 9 LE electric and 30 Urbino 12 electric models. The buses are equipped with Solaris High Energy batteries, aligning with Madrid's "Madrid 360" strategy for a full
On December 28, Solaris announced that the Berlin public transport company, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), has placed an order for 50 Solaris Urbino 18 electric buses, which will be delivered in 2024 and 2025. The contract was awarded as part of a framework agreement, which allows the carrier to purchase up to 700
On December 19, Tauron, a Poland-based electricity producer and distributor, launched the first energy storage facility in Jaworzno, Poland, created using used batteries from electric buses. The facility has power of 150 kW, a capacity of 150 kWh, and is directly connected to the grid. The facility has four battery m
On December 20, Impact Clean Power Technology S.A. (ICPT) announced that it has signed financing agreements with Bank Pekao S.A. and mBank S.A. to present the next generations of battery systems for transportation and develop new solutions in other areas of the green transformation in 2024.
The agreement will provide
On December 13, BAIC Group announced its recent official entry into the Polish market with the X3, Mofang, and new X7 compact SUVs and the holding of a launch event for the BAIC brand and these vehicles in Warsaw.
Currently, the three SUVs have been distributed to sales outlets across Poland for comprehensive sales a
On December 7, ElectroMobility Poland (EMP) announced that the second design phase carried out in cooperation with Geely and Pininfarina, related to the first car from the Izera model range, was completed in November 2023. It will be an SUV. This stage finally confirmed the detailed technical assumptions, feasibility
On December 7, ElectroMobility Poland (EMP) announced that by the end of 2026, its factory may employ 2,000 people. Employment will increase as production increases in the coming years. The number of people employed in the plant depends on production volumes.
The first key stage of the development of the ElectroMobil
On December 12, Synthos, a leading global producer of synthetic rubber, announced a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with OMV, an Austrian multinational integrated oil, gas, and petrochemicals company. They will cooperate on the long-term supply of sustainable raw materials, with a focus on sustainable butadiene for
On December 7, LG Energy Solution, and Impact Clean Power Technology (ICPT) signed a supply agreement for NCM lithium-ion battery modules. LG Energy Solution will deliver around 200,000 units of battery modules manufactured at its Wroclaw plant in Poland to ICPT’s GigafactoryX in Pruszkow, where they will be assemble
On December 1, Synthos, a leading global producer of synthetic rubber, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Kumho Tire, for the joint development of sustainable tire raw materials.
Under the MOU, the two companies will conduct a joint research and development project for Neodymium-Butadiene rubber using Bi
Ningbo Tuopu Group Co., Ltd. (Tuopu Group) announced that its Polish thermal management system plant was officially commissioned, where a heat pump assembly product rolled off the production line. The plant, Tuopu Group’s first overseas thermal management system plant, has an annual capacity of 500,000 sets. Based on
Several South Korean media sources reported that Yulchon LLC (Yulchon) will build a new plant in Poland. The manufacturer of drawn steel pipes will invest PLN 100 million in Komorniki, Lower Silesia Province. The new plant will start full-scale production in the first quarter of 2025. This plant will be Yulchon's thi
On November 13, ElectroMobility Poland signed a notarial deed to purchase real estate for the construction of the Izera factory. It has acquired a 116-ha area in the Jaworznica Economic Area. The maximum annual production capacity of the plant will be 240,000 cars.
Based on ElectroMobility Poland social media updates
On November 22, Solaris Bus & Coach announced that it would deliver twenty Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses to the city of Wałbrzych in Poland. The contract also covers an option to purchase an additional 25 vehicles. In accordance with the contract, the first 14 units will be delivered to Wałbrzych in September 2024
On November 20, Impact Clean Power Technology S.A. announced that it is extending its cooperation with Solaris Bus & Coach. Impact Clean Power will supply Solaris with HE 100 batteries. They are characterized by higher energy density and power while having less weight and volume.
The batteries will be produced in its