Jul 11, 2018 - 01:30 pm

USA: BYD form $500M JV to lease electric buses

China’s BYD has formed a joint venture with the San Francisco investor Generate Capital. The 200 million dollar JV will lease BYD electric buses to cities, schools and corporations in the States. The partners consider their business an “all-around win”.

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Jul 10, 2018 - 02:46 pm

Mercedes-Benz premiers eCitaro electric bus (video)

Finally, Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps of its all-electric bus, the eCitaro. At the world premiere in Germany, the firm said battery-electric vehicles mark only the start of a large family of zero emission buses. Next generations with fuel cells and solid-state batteries are to allow for ranges hitherto unthinkable in the bus business.

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Jul 5, 2018 - 04:18 pm

Beige electric cabs by LEVC kick-off in Germany

A bit of Britain has come to Germany today as LEVC launches their range extended cab in the country. The TX will cost just short of 60,000 euros and LEVC chairman Carl-Peter Forster believes the taxi will soon make it on “many significant markets” worldwide.

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Jul 4, 2018 - 12:25 pm

Cummins taking over Efficient Drivetrains

Cummins incorporates yet another e-mobility specialist as they acquire Efficient Drivetrains (EDI). The maker of electrified solutions for commercial vehicles is the third such acquisition for Cummins with which (ex) diesel-pro buys into the Zeitgeist.

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Jul 4, 2018 - 11:54 am

Spanish CAF to take over bus maker Solaris

Spain’s railway company CAF wants to take over Polish bus maker Solaris. For CAF this means broadening their portfolio particularly in e-mobility while Solaris has been looking for investment. Projections suggests a price of over 300 million euros with approval expected by September 2018.

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Jun 27, 2018 - 12:46 pm

ZF and e.Go form e.Go Moove JV for electric vans

German supplier ZF and Aachen-based startup e.Go Mobile, that also worked with DP/DHL on the StreetScooter, have set up their planned joint venture e.Go Moove to produce electric vans from 2019. ZF is careful not to rival existing clients but is hoping for fast synergies and autonomous tech trials.

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Jun 27, 2018 - 12:07 pm

Renault presents complete electric truck range

Renault Trucks unveils two electric trucks to launch in 2019. The Renault Trucks D Z.E. and Renault Trucks D Wide Z.E. cover 16 and 26 tons respectively and complete the electric UV lineup starting with the Master Z.E. at 3.5 tons. The trucks will be made in Normandy, France.

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Jun 23, 2018 - 03:50 pm

eHighway pilot under construction on the Autobahn

Works have started on one of three eHighway projects in Germany. Led by Siemens, the track along the A1 motorway will enable hybrid trucks to charge while in motion via overhead wire. The pilot set to start in mid-2019 will receive power from renewable energy sources.

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Jun 21, 2018 - 03:21 pm

Solaris readies fuel cell electric bus for 2019

Poland’s prolific busmaker Solaris will present their first hydrogen bus next year. The fuel cell electric vehicle is based on their Urbino series but with a longer range of up to 350 km on one fill. A traction battery is to support the bus at peak times.

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Jun 14, 2018 - 01:05 pm

Will VW release an electric T7 in 2020?

In the coming year, the next generation of the VW T7 bus will be introduced. Currently, the Wolfsburgers are testing several vehicle variants under the chassis of the current generation. It may happen, that the T7 will be introduced as a BEV in the second half of 2020.

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Jun 13, 2018 - 12:21 pm

New StreetScooter boss: Thomas Ogilvie

The reports of DP/DHL having laid off StreetScooter manager and board member Jürgen Gerdes have been confirmed. Gerdes is leaving the logistics giant over strategic differences. Succeeding him as StreetScooter CEO is Thomas Ogilvie.

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Jun 11, 2018 - 05:51 pm

StreetScooter chief Jürgen Gerdes dismissed

DP/DHL fired Jürgen Gerdes, who had been responsible for StreetScooters significant success over the last years. The board member and manager had worked for the German Post since he was 20 but has to retire from all positions with immediate effect.

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Jun 11, 2018 - 04:27 pm

Electric vehicle for mining by Danfoss and Paus

The Finnish arm of Danish Danfoss has joined Paus Maschinenfabrik from Germany in their drive to electrify mine vehicles. The first fruit of their cooperation is the MinCa 5.1 that has gone serial and is available as either hybrid or all-electric vehicle.

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Jun 7, 2018 - 04:00 pm

Nissan presents camper based on e-NV200

At the Madrid International Auto Show, Nissan has presented a new camper series, which is based on a retooled version of the electric transporter e-NV200. The e-NV200 camper is thus far only accessible in Spain, however.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/06/07/nissan-presents-camper-based-on-e-nv200/
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