May 24, 2018 - 01:29 pm

Nissan starts delivery of new e-NV200

Nissan has begun the delivery of its Barcelona-made e-NV200 with an increased battery capacity by 40 kW. Since the market launch in January, more than 4,000 orders have been accepted for the new e-NV200, according to Nissan.

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May 22, 2018 - 02:04 pm

Ford Transit converted to hybrid ambulance

Engineers from the Otto-von-Guericke university in Magdeburg in cooperation with the ambulance specialist Ambulanz Mobile have developed the first ambulance running on a hybrid system. A prototype was presented at the RETTmobil fair in Fulda.

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May 18, 2018 - 09:11 pm

Kalmar planning to electrify entire fleet

The Cargotec brand Kalmar has announced their plan to offer electric versions of all their vehicle models by 2021. Kalmar produces industrial vehicles, such as forklifts and tractors for ports, airport terminals and logistics centres.

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May 17, 2018 - 03:08 pm

Electric waste truck by Terberg RosRoca debuts

British Terberg RosRoca presents their all-electric dump truck at the IFAT in Munich. Their eCollect features a 200 kW electric motor powered by a 300 kWh battery. Production is to start by the end of 2019 with models for both right and left hand drive.

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May 17, 2018 - 02:49 pm

DAF and VDL team up for electric semi truck CL Electric

Dutch DAF has turned to VDL as they want to electrify their truck business. VDL delivers the EV system including a 170 kWh battery and the electric semi is to haul up to 40 tons through cities. A small number of e-trucks will take up service at selected clients this year.

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May 16, 2018 - 02:14 pm

Irizar to make electric utility vehicles in Spain

It is Europe’s first “emobility plant” says Irizar that today inaugurated their new facility in the Spanish town of Aduna. On a floor area of 18,000 sqm they want to build electric buses and other commercial vehicles for use in urban scenarios as well.

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May 15, 2018 - 03:34 pm

EU pushes to cut CO2 emission from trucks by 30%

The call to cut CO2 emissions continues with the EU now explicitly targeting trucks for the first time. Greenhouse gas emission by transport’s heavy weights is to be reduced by 30 percent by 2030, a draft states that will be out for review this Thursday.

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May 2, 2018 - 12:12 pm

Nikola Motor sues Tesla over design patent violation

Nikola Motor has filed a lawsuit against Tesla claiming the Semi electric truck to be “substantially” similar to Nikola Motor’s own design of a fuel cell electric semi truck. In the filing, the infringement is estimated to be worth a loss of 2 billion dollars to Nikola. Tesla denies the allegations.

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Apr 23, 2018 - 03:52 pm

Volvo Trucks to share battery technology

Volvo Trucks, that is due to launch its first all-electric semi next year, says it wants to market the battery technology across brands in order to reduce cost. They would not only share their tech with trucks though but also with buses and heavy industries.

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Apr 23, 2018 - 12:28 pm

e.Go Mobile working with Microsoft cloud

e.Go Mobile, the startup based in Germany’s EV hotspot Aachen, has come to Hannover to present its digitisation strategy. Based on the Microsoft cloud Azure, e.Go Digital is to help the firm’s electric autonomous mini bus to move smartly through urban traffic.

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Apr 22, 2018 - 06:35 pm

Off-highway hybrid concept by Deutz

Deutz is coming to the Intermat in Paris to debut its off-highway hybrid concept this week. Coupling a diesel engine and a 55 kW electric motor with a 40 kWh battery built by BMWi, the study is the first result of the E-DEUTZ program established in 2017.

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Apr 13, 2018 - 06:31 pm

Mercedes reveals eSprinter specs

Mercedes has released the technical specifications of their new electric Sprinter, which will be released on the market in 2019. The vehicle will be sold as a delivery van with a raised roof and performs with an 84 kW motor and two battery varieties with 41 or 55 kWh.

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Apr 5, 2018 - 03:29 pm

Kreisel shows off electric firetruck in action

The Austrian firm Kreisel Electric has developed the first fully functional firetruck with an electric motor, in conjunction with Rosenbauer and Linz AG. The initiative began two years ago under the orders of the firefighting supplier Linz AG.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/04/05/kreisel-shows-off-electric-firetruck-in-action/
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