Jan 16, 2020 - 10:19 am

Hyundai & Kia invest in Arrival

Hyundai and Kia are investing 100 million euros in the British electric vehicle developer Arrival. The Korean manufacturers want to use Arrival’s platform to develop electric commercial vehicles for various applications such as logistics or ride hailing and shuttle service companies.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 03:55 pm

Isuzu & Honda to develop heavy FC truck

Honda and Isuzu Motors signed an agreement for joint research into heavy-duty trucks with fuel cells. The cooperation is, however, only scheduled for two years for the time being, concrete series models have not been announced.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 02:04 pm

Ecovolta presents electric mini excavator

On behalf of Avesco AG, the Swiss battery system manufacturer Ecovolta has equipped a vehicle based on the Caterpillar Cat 301.7 with an electric drive and will supply its battery systems for series production. The mini excavator will be available for order from spring 2020.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 03:37 pm

Mercedes-Benz opens new e-truck testing centre

Mercedes-Benz has opened an expanded development and test centre at its truck plant in the German town of Wörth after a year and a half of construction. This is where solutions for connected, autonomous and electric driving for trucks will be developed and tested.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 12:20 pm

Rallye Dakar goes hybrid

ZF has developed a hybrid driveline for the Dakar Rally with MKR Technology that was recently launched. The CeTrax Lite RS e-drive is used in the four-wheel-drive truck of the Riwald-Dakar team.

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Dec 22, 2019 - 01:46 am

EAV launches refrigeration cargo bike

English startup EAV (Electric Assisted Vehicles) has launched a fully temperature-controlled eCargo bike. Designed for urban delivery of chilled or frozen goods within a continuous cold chain, the EAVcool Cargo is a purpose-built, zero-emissions quadracycle.

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Dec 14, 2019 - 04:17 pm

e.GO Moove presents cargo Mover

The joint venture e.GO Moove presents the cargo version of the e.GO Mover, which was specially designed for delivery services and craftsmen. In addition to the electric drive, the e.GO Mover will also optionally feature a compact fuel cell range extender.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 01:03 pm

BYD to boost electric bus production in India

BYD plans to increase the production capacity for electric buses in India from currently 2,000 to 5,000 per year in cooperation with their partner Olectra. In addition, the order books for the T3 electric delivery van in India are to be opened soon.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 03:25 pm

MAN electric truck eTGM made in small series

MAN Truck & Bus is constructing a small series of the electric delivery truck eTGM. This follows real-life tests that have been running since autumn 2018 with nine Austrian companies in the Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL).

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Dec 2, 2019 - 01:51 pm

Goupil presents 2.5-tonne electric transporter

Goupil has now introduced prototypes of their new electric van, the G6. At the Solutrans trade fair in Lyon, the French manufacturer of light electric vehicles presented the model in two versions – with a box body and as a tipper truck.

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Nov 26, 2019 - 02:44 pm

StreetScooter plans to enter US market in 2020

Deutsche Post/DHL will launch the StreetScooter Work L electric delivery van in two US cities from spring 2020. It is still unclear exactly which these are. According to CTO Ulrich Stuhec, StreetScooter’s EVs could be established on a large scale in the USA in 2022 or 2023.

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Nov 14, 2019 - 01:34 pm

Morris Commercial reloads with all-electric van Morris JE

Britain’s own Morris Commercial presents a new electric edition of the Morris J-Type small van produced in the 1950s. The legendary e-van, now named Morris JE, will offer a range of around 200 miles (320 km) and cost about 60,000 pounds once it goes on sale at the end of 2021.

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Nov 13, 2019 - 04:08 pm

ZF presents electric solutions for agriculture

At the Agritechnica trade fair this month in Hannover, Germany, ZF has just presented its electrification solutions for the agriculture sector, among other things. These include the integrated Terra+ generator system, a solution for high- and low-voltage systems for continuously variable tractor transmissions of the Terramatic series.

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Nov 13, 2019 - 03:29 pm

Neuron EV shows e-pickup and e-semi trailer

With the T/One and the Torq, the Californian startup Neuron EV has just presented two purely electric concept vehicles based on a modular platform. The two commercial vehicles follow several designs already shown, including an incredibly versatile electric bus.

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Nov 13, 2019 - 02:54 pm

What’s driving the electric bus boom in Poland?

More than every third electric bus in the EU was built in Poland. The strength of the industry is based not only on the domestic manufacturer Solaris – but also on the constantly high demand domestically, as Aleksandra Fedorska reports in her analysis. The bad air in many Polish cities has meant that domestic demand […]

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Nov 12, 2019 - 10:48 am

Rampini & CaetanoBus combine electric bus lineup

The electric bus manufacturers Rampini and CaetanoBus have agreed to include each other’s models in their own respective ranges. This saves them having to develop their own models and allows them to present a wider range of models in their respective markets.

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Nov 7, 2019 - 05:24 pm

Tevva to deploy electric trucks across Europe

The commercial electric vehicle company Tevva has launched an initiative called Electrify to enable logistics fleets to commence electrification of medium-duty HGVs across Europe from Spring next year. Electrify allows companies to deploy Tevva’s package of EV technologies in a neat starter package.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/01/16/mercedes-designs-municipal-electric-truck/
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