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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Mar 24, 2018 - 07:57 pm

Belkommunmash may make electric buses in Georgia

Belarussian bus maker Belkommunmash has started talks with Georgian officials as the capital Tbilisi is looking to electrify its bus fleet. A hybrid and electric bus are to arrive in Georgia for trials within months and Belkommunmash sees larger potential.

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Mar 21, 2018 - 03:33 pm

Bollinger Motors EV with bigger battery

Bollinger’s electric sport and utility truck (SUT) or simply off-road EV will get a bigger battery. The U.S. startup revealed as much in their making-of the B1 video and says the 120 kWh pack will last for a min! range of 320 kilometres.

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Mar 21, 2018 - 12:45 pm

Hyundai rushes to electrify commercial vehicles

Hyundai wants to speed up the electrification of its commercial vehicle segment. Both the van Porter as well as the small truck Mighty will get an electric option as soon as next year with Hyundai to adapt technology from the Kona EV.

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Mar 19, 2018 - 12:50 pm

VW Utility Vehicles to electrify across the board

Volkswagen’s utility vehicle division will offer an electrified variant for each model in the future. Brand chief Eckhard Scholz told media to “expect a lot” over the next few years and also commented on Deutsche Post/ DHL’s StreetScooter van.

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Mar 14, 2018 - 06:25 pm

Techrules to take its turbine REx to the rails

Techrules has uncovered new uses for the turbine range extender it first applied to a hybrid hypercar. New cooperations with Chinese companies will see the TREV technology be used in transit trains, buses as well as electric vans.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/05/02/nikola-motor-sues-tesla-over-alleged-design-patent-violation/
02.05.2018 12:14