Dec 11, 2017 - 01:16 pm

FAW Jiefang is bulding Electric Trucks

The Chinese truck manufacturer FAW Jiefang Automotive has opened their first factory for the production of electric trucks. In the new factory in Qingdao 50, 000 trucks are scheduled to be produced annually.
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Dec 11, 2017 - 12:11 pm

BYD plans EV Factory in Morocco

The Chinese vehicle Manufacturer BYD has signed an agreement with the Moroccan government to construct a factory in the north African nation. In the production site near Tangiers BYD plans to engage 2,500 employees to construct passenger vehicles, buses and trucks with electric engines, as well as produce a range of batteries.

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Dec 7, 2017 - 10:41 am

Irizar and Ferrostaal sign sales partnership for D-A-CH

The Spanish manufacturer has chosen Hamburg-based Ferrostaal Equipment Solutions to take care of its electric bus and charging infrastructure business in terms of sales, project management and after sales. Their deal involves the D-A-CH region, namely Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Dec 4, 2017 - 10:10 am

UQM Technologies establishes Sino-American alliance

The U.S. specialist for electric drivetrains targets the commercial vehicle market in China and thus teams up with the China National Heavy Duty Truck Group (CNHTC) and the latter’s subsidiary Sinotruk Global Village Investment Limited based in Hong Kong.

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Nov 28, 2017 - 02:57 pm

First electric truck by VDL

Tesla’s Semi inspires others to follow suit and it is Dutch VDL and DAF announcing their first electric truck. DAF delivers the base while VDL adds the electric motor and battery pack for what is their first foray into the electric heavy weight class.

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Nov 20, 2017 - 04:59 pm

Mercedes Benz opens order books for its eVito

Mercedes Benz Vans, Daimler’s unit for light commercial vehicles, offers its mid-size eVito with a net price of 39,990 euros. The launch of the light commercial vehicles can be cleary understood as an answer to Deutsche Post’s StreetScooter.

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Nov 17, 2017 - 04:26 pm

Electric-powered tractor by Fendt (Video)

The German manufacturer is currently putting its electric compact tractor e100 Vario on display at the Agritechnica in Hannover. Ahead of the model’s market launch in the upcoming year, Fendt has released a video clip of the tractor and gives some technical details.

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Nov 17, 2017 - 03:26 pm

Tesla Semi electric truck with 800 km range

Tesla has unveiled the Semi and this electric truck appears the most ambitious EV from the Californians to date. A range of up to 800 kilometres supported by autonomous driving and a Megacharger are features designed to distinguish Tesla from any competitors even more clearly than expected.

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Nov 9, 2017 - 11:12 pm

California sees first eHighway

Siemens and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) inaugurated a 1.6 km test track with an overhead catenary system made by Siemens. The eHighway stretches out in the Californian city of Carson, close to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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