Jan 14, 2022 - 06:39 pm

Local Motors closes before e-shuttle Olli takes off

Local Motors, the maker of the autonomous electric shuttle Olli, will cease operations on Friday, according to several posts on LinkedIn by various employees. The company has not yet made an official announcement. The reason for the presumed shutdown of Local Motors is said to be a lack of capital.

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Jan 14, 2022 - 03:15 pm

Volvo Trucks presents new model generation for the USA

Volvo Trucks North America has unveiled the next generation of its VNR Electric all-electric heavy-duty truck with longer range and shorter charging times. Production of the upgraded model is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2022. Orders are available now.

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Jan 13, 2022 - 02:07 pm

Nuro presents series-ready autonomous EV

US start-up Nuro has unveiled the third generation of its self-driving electric vehicle, which the company says is now ready for series production. Nuro is cooperating with BYD North America to produce the electric delivery vehicles.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 02:43 pm

Covenant Logistics goes for 50 Nikola-Tre trucks

The Covenant Logistics Group, based in Chattanooga in the US state of Tennessee, wants to procure ten battery-electric examples as well as 40 vehicles of the fuel cell variant of the Nikola Tre truck model. So far, this is a letter of intent subject to successful test deployment.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 01:11 pm

Switch Mobility is setting up a factory in Spain

Switch Mobility has announced the construction of a production facility for electric vehicles in the Spanish province of Valladolid. The British subsidiary of the Indian commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland plans to invest around 100 million euros in its first site in continental Europe over the next ten years. Construction is scheduled to start on […]

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Jan 8, 2022 - 02:43 pm

Ree begins testing new commercial EV platform P7

Ree Automotive has begun testing its new P7 modular platform for electric delivery vehicles and walk-in vans in the United States. The Israeli company says it developed P7 based on specifications from one of the world’s largest delivery companies, without disclosing the name.

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Jan 7, 2022 - 11:53 am

Kenworth presents first class 8 electric truck

US manufacturer Kenworth has unveiled its first US Class 8 electric truck at CES 2022 in Las Vegas. Designed for a gross vehicle weight rating of 82,000 pounds (about 37 tonnes), the Kenworth T680E electric tractor features a Meritor powertrain and offers 400 kW of continuous or 500 kW of peak power.

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Jan 5, 2022 - 02:05 pm

Lightning makes own chassis for commercial EVs

Lightning eMotors has presented its own chassis for electric commercial vehicles. The Lightning eChassis accommodates different battery sizes and configurations, as well as powertrains and wheelbases, to support a variety of commercial applications. The first pre-production vehicles are expected to be available this year.

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Jan 4, 2022 - 05:57 pm

StreetScooter bought by Odin

Deutsche Post DHL Group has sold its electric delivery van subsidiary StreetScooter to the Luxembourg holding company Odin Automotive. StreetScooter rights and production know-how as well as its subsidiaries in Switzerland and Japan will go from Deutsche Post DHL Group to the new owner.

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Dec 22, 2021 - 02:28 pm

Hexagon Purus to supply H2 fuel cell trucks to the US

The Norwegian hydrogen storage specialist Hexagon Purus has been contracted by two major truck manufacturers in North America to deliver complete vehicle integration of two hydrogen-powered class 8 trucks. Hexagon Purus will assemble the trucks with zero-emission systems and deliver the complete trucks.

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Dec 21, 2021 - 01:28 pm

IVE announces small fuel cell van for 2024

The British company Innervated Vehicle Engineering (IVE) is developing a small van with fuel cell propulsion, which is to go into production in 2024. The IndiGo, with a payload of 1.5 tonnes, will have a range of up to 900 kilometres.

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Dec 17, 2021 - 06:01 pm

Nissan’s Barcelona plant is now closed

As announced, Nissan has stopped producing the eNV200 van at its plant in Barcelona. The electric Nissan van is history after the Japanese company made 49,000 units in Barcelona and exported the eNV200 globally. The van’s successor will be built in France.

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Dec 16, 2021 - 03:33 pm

Volvo takes the FH Electric out for Arctic testing

What happens to a battery-powered truck when the thermometer reads -25° C and strong winds are blowing? To find out, Volvo Trucks has completed winter tests with its upcoming 44-tonne FH Electric in the far north of Sweden – and introduced a preconditioning function in response.

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Dec 16, 2021 - 12:36 pm

Fiat introduces the New Scudo with an electric drive

Fiat has presented the ‘New Scudo’ announced at the end of October and opened the order books for the electric transporter. After the Ducato, the New Scudo is the second commercial vehicle from Fiat Professional that is also available in an electric version.

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Dec 15, 2021 - 12:50 pm

Mellor presents series of BEV buses

The English bus manufacturer Mellor has presented a new battery-electric bus family. The Sigma range comprises six models with lengths from seven to twelve metres and a total of over 20 variants. The components for the new Sigma buses come from CATL, Webasto, ZF, Dana and Ventura, among others.

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Dec 13, 2021 - 02:57 pm

Proterra announces new CEO

Proterra announced that Gareth Joyce, who currently serves as President of Proterra, will succeed Jack Allen as Chief Executive Officer and join the Company’s Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2022.

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Dec 10, 2021 - 02:55 pm

Scania presents new generation of hybrid trucks

Swedish truck manufacturer Scania has unveiled its new generation of hybrid trucks, which are offered as full hybrids (HEV) and plug-in hybrids (PHEV). The latter now come to market with two e-machines contributing 230 kW continuous and 290 kW peak power respectively.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/01/17/bollinger-to-refocus-on-commercial-vehicles/
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