Aug 2, 2021 - 12:16 pm

Dana to supply drive components for Switch

US automotive supplier Dana is partnering with Switch Mobility (formerly Optare), the UK subsidiary of India’s Ashok Leyland. Specifically, Dana is to supply electric drive components for Switch Mobility’s range of buses and commercial vehicles.

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Jul 27, 2021 - 11:41 am

Mercedes eEconic undergoing tests, to launch in 2022

Daimler’s first electric refuse truck is currently undergoing intensive testing and is set to enter real-world trials at customers next. As a series vehicle, the e-truck based on the eActros will roll off the lines at Mercedes’ Wörth plant in the second half of 2022.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 02:42 pm

Magtec to build drive plant in Rotherham

UK-based engineering firm Magtec is opening a factory for the design, manufacture and integration of its drive systems for electric and hybrid vehicles. The company has commissioned a 65,000 sq ft facility in Rotherham, South Yorkshire to scale up production and meet growing international demand for its innovative technologies.

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Bosch Amps Up

Jul 23, 2021 - 12:46 pm

BYD-ADL is expanding to Australia

The electric bus partnership between Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and BYD, previously active in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand, is expanding to Australia. This is made possible by an agreement with the Australian company Nexport.

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Jul 23, 2021 - 12:22 pm

Hyundai wants to build more fuel cell vehicles

Hyundai plans to double its range of fuel cell vehicles from currently three to six within two years, according to a South Korean media report. Hyundai currently offers the Nexo car model, the Elec City Fuel Cell bus and the Xcient truck with fuel cells.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 12:39 pm

Renault Trucks presents electric refuse truck with low cab

Renault Trucks is launching another electric truck variant as the manufacturer starts marketing the D Wide Z.E. Low Entry Cab, developed for waste transport. The electric refuse truck is equipped with a special, lowered cab and can be ordered throughout Europe with immediate effect.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 11:47 am

Nikola announces sales partnerships across the USA

The US battery and fuel cell truck developer Nikola has significantly expanded its sales and service in the US. The cooperation with five new independent dealers adds 51 new locations in Texas, Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Florida, Delaware, Virginia and Maryland.

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Jul 16, 2021 - 10:39 am

MAN offers new bodies for the MAN eTGE

MAN Truck & Bus has announced that it is offering new bodies for the MAN eTGE in cooperation with body manufacturers. With immediate effect, it is also available with a box body and with a flatbed or three-way tipper.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 03:03 pm

FEV signs on as development provider for Hyliion

Development service provider FEV has signed a long-term agreement with US startup Hyliion. FEV will support the provider of electrified drive systems in the design, development, integration and production validation of the electric truck range extender.

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Jul 14, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Fuso eCanter: route & mission profile analysis via app

Fuso is now bringing the ‘eTruck Ready’ app from group parent Daimler Trucks to selected European markets for the Fuso eCanter. The application allows potential customers to check whether their application profiles and routes are suitable for the all-electric light truck.

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Jul 14, 2021 - 01:50 pm

REE Automotive announces body partnership with EAVX

Israeli start-up REE Automotive has partnered with a major US commercial-vehicle bodywork supplier as it targets the e-mobility market with a new platform. EAVX, owned by JB Poindexter, will collaborate with REE Automotive to develop commercial electric work trucks.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 11:46 am

CaetanoBus & Toyota launch branding deal

The Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus has agreed on a co-branding with Toyota. In future, the logo of the Japanese mobility group will adorn both the battery-electric city bus e.City Gold and the fuel cell bus H2.City Gold from CaetanoBus.

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Jul 7, 2021 - 02:02 pm

Renault and Plug Power reveal H2 plans with Hyvia

Renault and fuel cell specialist Plug Power have now formed the planned joint venture called Hyvia and provided details on their H2 plans for light-duty vehicles. The Hyvia ecosystem will include green hydrogen production, storage and distribution.

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Jul 2, 2021 - 12:46 pm

Gaussin hires Pininfarina to design electric trucks

Pininfarina is responsible for the design of the new electric truck range of the French manufacturer Gaussin and provides a first preview. Gaussin’s future trucks are based on a new skateboard platform that is suitable for both battery-electric and fuel cell trucks from 18 to 44 tonnes.

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Jul 2, 2021 - 12:21 pm

Wrightbus presents their first battery-electric bus

The Northern Irish bus manufacturer Wrightbus presents its first battery-electric vehicle in its portfolio: a double-decker bus called StreetDeck Electroliner. Until now, the Northern Irish manufacturer has been known primarily for its hydrogen-powered buses.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 11:32 am

GM accelerates Ontario plant conversion for electric transporters

General Motors is accelerating the schedule for the plant conversion and production of the BrightDrop EV600 light-duty electric utility vehicle at Ingersoll in the Canadian province of Ontario. In order for GM to meet the demand for the electric van, the internal combustion engine built at Ingersoll is to be phased out earlier.

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Jun 30, 2021 - 12:40 pm

Mercedes reveals serial eActros with 400km range

Mercedes-Benz Trucks today presented the series version of the eActros. The battery-electric truck for heavy-duty distribution has noticeably improved performance data compared to the prototypes that were tested by customers for a good two years. Series production is scheduled to start in the second half of the year in Wörth.

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Jun 29, 2021 - 11:40 am

Volvo Trucks reveals specs for the FH, FM and FMX

Volvo Trucks is now revealing the technical details of its three new all-electric truck models FH, FM and FMX, which are already available for purchase. Production of the new electric trucks will start in the second half of 2022, initially with tractor units. The chassis are then to follow at the beginning of 2023.

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