Feb 20, 2020 - 02:58 pm

LEVC to create 100 jobs in electric van production

The Geely subsidiary LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) wants to create 100 new jobs during the production of the new delivery van in Anstry near Coventry. Pre-series production of the PHEV transporter recently started. But the company also has ambitious plans with the well-known taxi model.

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Feb 18, 2020 - 04:03 pm

Daimler T&B launches worldwide charging initiative

The E-Mobility Group from Daimler Trucks & Buses is launching a worldwide initiative to establish a charging infrastructure for battery-electric trucks. The focus of the “eTruck Charging Initiative” will initially be on charging stations installed at the depots of truck customers.

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Feb 14, 2020 - 12:09 pm

Tata Motors unveils electric truck

The Indian automobile manufacturer just presented India’s first own commercial electric truck, the Tata Ultra T.7. The 2+1 seated intermediate truck is not yet ready for market launch, as the vendor reaction is reportedly being studied first.

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Feb 13, 2020 - 01:03 pm

VDL presents better battery pack for buses

VDL Bus & Coach is introducing a new battery package for its electric buses. In addition, the Dutch company is planning to build a plant in Roeselare, Belgium, and announced that the 670 Citea Electric buses currently in service in Europe have passed the 50 million kilometre milestone.

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Feb 9, 2020 - 08:03 pm

Feds exempt autonomous delivery pod R2 by Nuro

Founded by former Google engineers, the US start-up Nuro is to make goods delivery autonomous and electric. They now launched the next-gen pod, R2, and say they can start testing in Houston within weeks. Regulators have approved a driverless exemption for this.

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Feb 8, 2020 - 01:26 pm

New StreetScooter CEO, again

After less than a year at the helm of DP/DHL’s electric van building business, StreetScooter CEO Jörg Sommer will be leaving the post, effective immediately. Markus Dörr, currently Chief Operations Officer will take over as CEO.

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Feb 7, 2020 - 05:58 pm

Nikola Tre to build electric trucks at Iveco in Germany

Iveco-owner CNH Industrial and Nikola Motor will build the Nikola Tre in battery-electric and fuel cell version at the Iveco plant in Ulm, Germany. The first e-trucks to go into production from 2021 are the battery-electric 4×2 and 6×2 vehicles. The fuel cell version is planned for 2023.

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Jan 27, 2020 - 01:34 pm

Solaris announces new 15m electric bus

Solaris has announced plans for the relaunch of its 15-metre low-entry bus model, only this time, the Urbino 15 comes all-electric. The Poland-based company wants to launch the tri-axle EV this year, primarily but not exclusively for the Scandinavian market.

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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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