May 23, 2022 - 01:23 pm

Blue Bird expands into class 5-6 commercial vehicles

The US bus maker Blue Bird is expanding its range of electric vehicles to serve the commercial vehicle market. At the Advanced Clean Transportation expo (ACT) the company unveiled an electric Class 5-6 custom chassis developed in cooperation with Lightning eMotors.

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May 22, 2022 - 09:11 am

Odin Automotive named B-ON & partners with Hitachi

Odin Automotive has announced its change of name to B-ON and a partnership with the Hitachi Group following the acquisition of Deutsche Post’s StreetScooter business. Under the new name, besides offering vehicles, the company will be offering a range of new services.

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May 17, 2022 - 06:02 pm

Solo AVT reveals autonomous truck design

California-based Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies has revealed the design and specifications of a new electric Class 8 truck designed specifically for autonomous driving. The company has also announced $7 million in seed funding.

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May 15, 2022 - 03:36 pm

Xos presents two new electric utility vehicles

The US American electric commercial vehicle manufacturer Xos (formerly Thor Trucks) has presented two new e-truck models: the Xos HDXT and the Xos MDXT. The company also unveiled an ecosystem for connected vehicles and there’s a strategic partnership with Allison Transmission.

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May 12, 2022 - 01:18 pm

Daimler presents eCascadia for North America

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has now presented the production version of its battery-electric truck model Freightliner eCascadia. Production is set to start later this year at Freightliner’s factory in Portland, Oregon. Freightliner has received around 700 orders for the electric truck so far.

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May 9, 2022 - 03:38 pm

Anglo American presents fuel cell heavy-duty mining truck

Mining and resources group Anglo American has unveiled the prototype of what it claims is the world’s largest hydrogen-electric mining vehicle. The nuGen dump truck combines multiple fuel cells with a 1.2 MWh battery pack for a total output of 2 MW and can carry a payload of 290 tons.

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May 9, 2022 - 12:03 pm

Ford E-Transit Custom to release in 2023

Ford Pro has unveiled the all-electric E-Transit Custom, which will go into production in the second half of 2023. The E-Transit Custom is expected to offer a range of up to 380 kilometres and a towing capacity similar to the diesel version.

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May 6, 2022 - 12:41 pm

Volta Trucks presents market entry strategy for the USA

Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks has announced the strategic roadmap for its entry into the North American market. According to the plan, the company will initially launch a pilot fleet of one hundred 16-tonne Volta Zeros (Class 7) in the US in mid-2023. They will be evaluated by customers in Los Angeles and later […]

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Apr 27, 2022 - 01:09 pm

Volta Trucks presents two new electric truck models

After the Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks presented its 16-tonne version of the Volta Zero in November last year, the company has now presented the second model series in its range of all-electric commercial vehicles. The 7.5- and 12-tonne models will remain closely aligned in appearance to the larger vehicle.

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Apr 24, 2022 - 02:15 pm

Switch Mobility to set up shop in the UK

Switch Mobility has announced plans to invest £300Mn across the UK and India to develop its electric buses and light commercial vehicles. The British subsidiary of India’s Ashok Leyland has similar targets for Europe, where a new facility is under construction in Spain.

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Apr 11, 2022 - 02:37 pm

Scania & Cummins to build 20 fuel cell trucks

Scania will work with Cummins to build 20 fuel cell trucks for the HyTrucks consortium. These will be based on Scania’s battery-electric vehicle platform and use fuel cell systems and hydrogen fueling and storage solutions from Cummins. The 20 H2 trucks are scheduled for delivery to HyTrucks in 2024.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/05/24/germanys-electric-bus-market-continues-to-grow-with-the-ecitaro-in-the-lead/
24.05.2022 15:30