Dec 8, 2021 - 02:37 pm

Polaris & Zero reveal Ranger XP Kinetic

Polaris and Zero Motorcycles have revealed their first vehicle, an all-electric utility task vehicle (UTV) called the Ranger XP Kinetic, which will arrive in US dealerships in summer 2022 and is also bound for the UK and European markets.

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Dec 5, 2021 - 03:44 pm

Mercedes-Benz eVito van gets new powertrain

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a comprehensive upgrade of the electric drivetrain (eATS) in the eVito electric van. The battery capacity increases by 70 per cent to now 60 kWh. In addition, the panel van gets a DC fast charging function ex-works.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 02:17 pm

Gaussin gets license to build Bluebus Cit-e bus

Gaussin announced the acquisition of a worldwide license (outside France) from Bolloré subsidiary Bluebus for its 6 meter, 22 passenger electric bus, equipped with LMP batteries. The vehicle will be renamed Cit-e and manufactured through Gaussin’s current and future network of licensees.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 04:32 pm

Allison launches first e-axle production

The US supplier Allison Transmission has completed a new production line for e-axles at its plant in Auburn Hills in the state of Michigan. The new 10,000 square metre facility will produce Allison Transmission’s eGen Power electric axles for commercial vehicles.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 05:04 pm

Janus Electric & Li-S Energy collaborate on batteries

In Australia, battery developer Li-S Energy has signed a collaboration agreement with electric truck developer Janus Electric to power around 400 electric trucks. The agreement will see Li-S Energy develop and test lithium sulphur and lithium metal battery cells to suit the requirements of the Janus Electric exchangeable prime mover battery packs.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 01:43 pm

Van Hool reveals double decker travel coach

Long-distance buses with battery-electric drives are still a rare species but the Belgian commercial vehicle manufacturer Van Hool pushed zero-emission evolution forward with a double-decker coach with purely electric drive. The TDX25E is supposed to have a range of up to 500 kilometres and has been created for the North American market.

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Nov 19, 2021 - 11:26 pm

Tevva granted $57m for e-truck development

The UK electric truck manufacturer Tevva has just raised US$57 million through an oversubscribed private placement from new and existing investors. The company says it will use the financing to equip its new London based production facility and quickly scale up manufacturing.

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Nov 18, 2021 - 03:44 pm

Maeda & Deutz reveal all-electric crawler crane

German motor manufacturer Deutz has joined forces with Japanese crane manufacturer Maeda to unveil the all-electric CC 1485 crawler crane. Deutz plans to start series production of the electric drive in 2023. Deutz has also announced a whole new ‘Green’ segment, including marine drives and batteries.

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Nov 16, 2021 - 12:41 pm

Hyvia presents additional hydrogen Master variants

Hyvia, the joint venture between Renault and Plug Power, is following up with two more H2 prototypes, which are to be launched as production vehicles from 2022. A month ago, Hyvia had already presented near-production prototypes of the Renault Master H2-Tech panel van and a hydrogen filling station.

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Nov 15, 2021 - 02:40 pm

Evergrande Auto sells another subsidiary

UK-based electric powertrain specialist Saietta has acquired e-Traction Europe from Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group. e-Traction is a Dutch supplier of electric powertrains for trucks and buses and power electronics.

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Nov 14, 2021 - 08:52 am

Gaussin debuts fuel cell powered H2 Racing truck

French manufacturer Gaussin has unveiled its first electric truck, the H2 Racing Truck. The fuel-cell-powered truck is to demonstrate the performance of Gaussin’s announced electric platform on long-distance missions such as the Dakar Rally in January.

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Nov 9, 2021 - 03:56 pm

Akasol provides batteries for KTEG excavators

In Germany, the battery maker Akasol has concluded a framework agreement with construction vehicle maker KTEG GmbH for the supply of the AKASystem OEM PRC battery system. KTEG will use it to equip over one hundred small excavators of the type KTEG ZE85. The framework agreement is valid up to and including 2023.

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Nov 8, 2021 - 05:08 pm

Nuro gathers 600 million dollars

The US start-up Nuro, which specialises in autonomous electric vehicles, has closed a financing round of 600 million dollars (around 518 million euros). With the fresh capital, Nuro wants to drive the development and spread of its autonomous delivery services.

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Nov 3, 2021 - 04:04 pm

Volta Trucks presents production-ready Volta Zero truck

Swedish start-up Volta Trucks has unveiled the final design of its Volta Zero electric truck, specifically the 16-tonne version. The design will also be applied to the future 7.5 tons, 12 tons and 18-ton versions. Production of the first 25 prototypes in the final design is beginning.

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Nov 3, 2021 - 01:06 pm

Renault releases details to Kangoo Rapid E-Tech

Renault has released further details of the Kangoo Rapid E-Tech Electric, which will be launched in Europe in spring 2022. Like its predecessor, the compact van will be offered in two length variants that offer the same storage volume and payload as their conventionally powered counterparts.

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Nov 2, 2021 - 04:26 pm

SQM begins testing electric truck for logistics

The Chilean chemical company SQM is initiating the test run of an electric truck in the company’s logistics. The model is an electric 28-tonne truck from the Chinese manufacturer Yutong with a range of around 200 kilometres. According to the company, many more electric trucks could follow.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/12/09/production-start-for-the-fuel-cell-opel-vivaro/
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