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Oct 15, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Futuricum’s specialised e-trucks now on roads

Four Swiss partners have joined forces to convert and operate two Futuricum electric trucks into special vehicles. The two examples feature an additional length of one metre, an increase of the payload by two tonnes and the expansion of the battery capacity to 900 kWh.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 02:00 pm

Vicinity Motor orders batteries from Electrovaya

The Canadian commercial vehicle manufacturer Vicinity Motor has entered into a strategic supply agreement with the battery manufacturer Electrovaya, also based in Canada. Electrovaya is to supply the lithium-ion batteries for the ‘Lightning’ electric buses and the VMC 1200 Class 3 truck.

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Oct 10, 2021 - 05:29 pm

Nikola making plans for hydrogen fueling infrastructure

Nikola Motor is forging partnerships to develop and install hydrogen fueling infrastructure in North America. The aspiring manufacturer of fuel cell trucks has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with OPAL Fuels. Nikola also announced a strategic collaboration with TC Energy aiming to install ‘Hydrogen Hubs’.

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Oct 8, 2021 - 01:09 pm

Ebusco to hit the Amsterdam stock exchange

The Dutch electric bus and charging infrastructure manufacturer Ebusco is planning its IPO on Euronext Amsterdam. Through the IPO, which is to take place in the course of the coming weeks, Ebusco is aiming for gross proceeds of around 300 million euros.

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Oct 6, 2021 - 10:07 pm

Ricardo & Lightning partner up for UK e-trucks

Ricardo and Lightning eMotors have entered into a strategic partnership agreement to deploy electric vehicles in the UK. The US electric retrofitting company will produce powertrains and other elements that Ricardo will then install in commercial vehicles in the UK.

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Oct 6, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Sono & Ari Motors present solar-powered light electric vehicle

Sono Motors and Ari Motors have presented a light electric vehicle prototype with solar integration at the Intersolar trade fair in Munich. The solar integration on the prototype’s charging box provides up to 450 watts of peak power and should thus enable an extension of the range of 20 kilometres per day on average.

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Oct 5, 2021 - 03:41 pm

Volta Trucks expands UK team

The Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks wants to expand its research and development team in the UK to accelerate the development of the Volta Zero. The company is therefore launching a recruitment drive with the aim of employing more than 280 people by the end of 2021.

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Oct 4, 2021 - 11:00 pm

ABB develops trolly-truck system for mining

ABB has entered into a collaboration with Epiroc and Boliden, a mining equipment manufacturer and mining company from Sweden. The trio is working to develop and demonstrate a trolley truck system on a test track at the Kristineberg mine in northern Sweden.

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Oct 4, 2021 - 03:59 pm

Mercedes begins producing components for the eActros

The German aggregate plants of Mercedes-Benz are starting production of central components for the battery-electric eActros. These include the e-axle and the battery packs, which will be manufactured and assembled at the Gaggenau, Kassel and Mannheim locations.

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Oct 1, 2021 - 01:18 pm

Nikola secures fresh capital via shares

Nikola had already entered into an agreement to sell up to $300 million worth of shares to Tumim Stone Capital in June. Now the electric truck maker has signed a second purchase agreement with the investment bank, bringing the total to $600 million.

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Sep 30, 2021 - 03:54 pm

Solaris presents new electric midi-bus

Solaris has added another electric bus to its portfolio. The new Urbino 9 LE electric is a nine-metre-long low-entry bus designed for inner-city routes and intercity routes and, according to the manufacturer, “represents an excellent link between urban and suburban transport in metropolitan areas”.

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Sep 30, 2021 - 02:34 pm

FAW launches NEV business unit

FAW Jiefang, the commercial vehicle division of the Chinese FAW Group, has established a new business unit for electrified vehicles and presented its plans for the unit. The new brand will include all ‘New Energy Vehicles’; battery-electric vehicles, hybrids as well as hydrogen-powered vehicles.

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Sep 29, 2021 - 12:42 pm

General Motors completes small-series BrightDrop production

General Motors has produced the first examples of its BrightDrop EV600 electric delivery vehicle. For the initial small series production, BrightDrop is cooperating with a partner; later, series production is to start in its own factory. Additionally, BrightDrop is introducing a smaller offshoot, the EV410.

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Sep 28, 2021 - 04:02 pm

Tevva presents 7.5 tonne truck with range extender

The English company Tevva has presented a 7.5-tonne truck that is supposed to have a range of up to 250 kilometres in electric drive mode and a range of up to 500 kilometres with the FC range extender activated. Production of the Tevva truck is scheduled to start in July 2022.

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Sep 27, 2021 - 11:19 am

Nissan presents the e-NV200 successor ‘Townstar’

Nissan has presented the first details on the successor of its small van NV200 and its electric variant e-NV200. The new model is called Nissan Townstar and has a purely electric offshoot. The electric version is based on the CMF-C platform developed together with alliance partner Renault.

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Sep 23, 2021 - 12:21 pm

Wrightbus presents electric & fuel cell single-decker buses

The Northern Irish bus manufacturer Wrightbus is introducing a new single-deck bus with battery and fuel cell propulsion. The new models of the GB Kite series in the Hydroliner FCEV and Electroliner BEV variants can each accommodate up to 90 passengers and are scheduled to go into series production in 2022.

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