Sep 16, 2021 - 03:13 pm

Volta Trucks gathers 37 million euros

Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks has raised 37 million euros in its Series B funding round. Pre-orders for the Volta Zero now exceed 2,500 vehicles with an order value of more than 600 million euros and have doubled in the last three months.

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Sep 15, 2021 - 04:06 pm

Iveco & Nikola getting closer to truck plant in Germany

Nikola & Iveco gear up for truck production in Germany at the Iveco plant in Ulm as planned. The factory has now been officially presented with the production of the Nikola Tre to begin there this year. The pilot customer in Europe is the Port of Hamburg that will work up to 25 trucks next […]

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Sep 15, 2021 - 01:17 pm

MAN announces future electrification strategy ‘NewMAN’

In future, MAN Truck & Bus will focus primarily on the areas of electromobility, autonomous vehicles and digital solutions. These are the cornerstones of a new strategy called ‘NewMAN’, which the commercial vehicle manufacturer from Munich, part of the Traton Group, has now presented.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 02:46 pm

Alstom debuts battery-electric train in Germany

A battery-electric train by Alstom has completed its maiden voyage on a rail route in Saxony, Germany. The prototype train developed together with TU Berlin started on a roundtrip in the city of Chemnitz. Electric trains of this type are scheduled to go into passenger service from December 2021.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 03:07 pm

Atlis signs distributer AusMV to sell XT pickup in SEA

US manufacturer Atlis Motor Vehicles has found a distributor in the Southeast Asia and Oceania region as the company announces a collaboration agreement with Australian Manufactured Vehicles (AusMV). AusMV will buy XT pickup trucks and complete right-hand drive production in Australia.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 01:30 pm

BYD presents heavy-duty electric trucks

BYD North America has unveiled two next-generation battery-electric heavy-duty trucks; the ‘Gen3 8TT’ and ‘6F’. The range of 200 miles (322 kilometres) in extended range versions also makes the trucks suitable for mid-range haulage.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 03:38 pm

Ampcontrol & PPK develop electric underground mining vehicles

A new collaboration between the two Australian manufacturing and technology companies Ampcontrol and PPK Mining Equipment is set to deliver a range of new battery-electric vehicle solutions for underground mining applications. The two will install Ampcontrol’s electric drive systems into PPK personnel carriers.

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Aug 26, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Mercedes eCitan to release in 2022

Mercedes-Benz has presented the new Citan and its electric offshoot eCitan. The Citan will be the last new Mercedes van with a combustion engine. At the market launch in September, the combustion engines are still alone, because the eCitan will not be launched until the second half of 2022.

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Aug 25, 2021 - 04:53 pm

Volta Trucks begins testing its 16-ton truck

Volta Trucks has confirmed the start of engineering evaluation and development testing of the first prototype Volta Zero at Horiba Mira in Nuneaton, UK. Series production should begin in December 2022. The company will also be giving a UK customer roadshow next month.

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Aug 25, 2021 - 03:30 pm

AUS: Tritium redesigns DC charger for mining operations

Australia’s high power charging specialist Tritium has teamed up with Miller Technologies to deliver a charging solution for mining operations. Miller just launched the Relay EV ready to operate underground and now runs the first project at Tesla supplier BHP in Queensland.

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Aug 13, 2021 - 02:12 pm

Technotrans to deliver battery cooling systems for trains

Technotrans, the technology and services group based in Sassenberg in Münsterland, has been awarded two follow-up contracts in the field of electrified rail transport. More than 100 battery cooling systems are to go to two battery manufacturers, the order volume is in the seven-figure range.

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Aug 11, 2021 - 05:55 pm

Forest River & Lightning partner up on e-buses

Forest River, which is the largest maker of shuttle buses in North America, and Lightning eMotors that specialises in electric commercial vehicles for fleets, have announced a strategic partnership worth approximately $850 million. The partners aim to put up to 7,500 electric shuttle buses on roads in the US and Canada by 2025.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/16/volta-trucks-gathers-37-million-euros/
16.09.2021 15:14