May 11, 2019 - 11:08 am

Evum improves the aCar and prepares for 2020 launch

Evum Motors, the spin-off of the TU Munich for the commercialization of the all-electric commercial vehicle aCar, is back with some news. In Bayerbach, Bavaria, the site is currently being prepared for series production and a workshop with a showroom is being set up in Munich.

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May 9, 2019 - 03:42 pm

E-Force One trucks to get Ecovolta batteries

Two Swiss companies are to cooperate on heavy-duty electric transport: electric truck manufacturer E-Force One will equip its electric trucks with lithium-ion batteries from ecovolta. E-Force One will present the new EF18 SZM semitrailer at the upcoming Smarter E Europe 2019 (15 to 17 May).

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May 6, 2019 - 05:24 pm

Albert Heijn to use electric vans in Amsterdam

The Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn will supply its customers in Amsterdam with electric transporters in the future. In a first step, 25 vehicles from the existing fleet of more than 400 VW Crafters were converted by Orten to electric drives.

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May 6, 2019 - 03:25 pm

eHighway project kicks off in Germany

Tomorrow, the eHighway project Elisa (electrified, innovative heavy traffic on the autobahn) will start on a section of the A5 highway between Langen and Weiterstadt. For the first time on a German motorway, hybrid trucks will be powered via overhead lines.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 04:00 pm

Penkse Truck opens 14 DC fast chargers in California

Penske Truck Leasing has opened what it considers to be the “first DC fast charging stations in the U.S. designed specifically for heavy-duty commercial electric vehicles”. The first 14 rapid chargers stand at four of Penske’s facilities in Southern California.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 03:44 pm

Toyota reveals an improved fuel cell truck

Together with U.S. American truck specialist Kenworth, Toyota has developed the next generation of its fuel cell truck created in the course of “Project Portal“. The model now travels more than 300 miles (482 kilometres) on one fill.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 02:42 pm

Renault’s new looks for electric transporter vans

Renault is giving its range of light commercial vehicles a new look. At the same time, the French company will be presenting new visuals for the Master Z.E. battery-electric and, with the Kangoo Z.E. Concept, a preview of the next generation of the Kangoo series, to be launched next year.

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Apr 22, 2019 - 03:48 pm

Ecovolta electrifies special crawler transporter

Swiss Ecovolta has electrified a transporter from Aebi Schmidt, a specialist for the maintenance of green spaces in challenging terrain such as ski slopes. The eVT 450 Vario transporter currently operates at 1,300 metres in the car-free alpine village of Stoos.

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Apr 2, 2019 - 12:56 pm

BYD presents XXL electric bus K12A

BYD has introduced what they are calling the longest electric bus in the world. The K12A is 27 metres long, seats 250 passengers, has a top speed of 70 km/h and a range of 300 kilometres. The XXL bus was primarily developed for the South American market, for example for large cities such as Bogotá.

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Mar 30, 2019 - 07:40 am

VWN pumps €1.8 billion into future fields

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWN) announces that it intends to spend more than €1.8 billion in the current year 2019 on converting its plants, establishing new business areas and developing new vehicles – the latter with a focus on electric drives.

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Mar 25, 2019 - 04:56 pm

DHL to build electric vans in Japan

Deutsche Post/ DHL’s EV building outlet StreetScooter is to sign a contract with Yamato, a major Japanese logistics company worth around 32 million euros. The two companies will develop a small electric van together and will bring the first 500 units into the greater Tokyo area by autumn.

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Mar 24, 2019 - 02:34 pm

Electric retrofit available for Mercedes-Benz Vario

The standard conversion of the Mercedes-Benz Vario into an electric truck by the Lower Bavarian special vehicle manufacturer Paul Nutzfahrzeuge, announced at the beginning of 2018, will start in Vilshofen in the second quarter of this year. The first model will be presented in Munich in April.

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Mar 19, 2019 - 02:13 pm

Japan: New Fuso product and design centre opened

Daimler Trucks has opened a new product and design centre at the Kawasaki plant of its Japanese commercial vehicle subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC). A main focus of the new centre will be the specific challenges facing electric trucks and their ecosystems, including charging.

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Mar 7, 2019 - 02:48 pm

Spain: First all-electric truck by Irizar

The Spanish manufacturer Irizar, known for its electric buses, has now introduced an electric truck called the ie Truck. The 18-tonne truck will be available both as a purely electric vehicle and with an additional range extender running on natural gas.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/05/17/db-schenker-einride-have-fully-autonomous-electric-truck-in-operation/
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