May 8, 2018 - 03:11 pm

Volvo presents its 2nd electric truck – FE Electric

After just having launched their first electric truck ever, Volvo Trucks presents the FE Electric. Their second model is designed for heavier city distribution and to serve as refuse truck with gross weights of up to 27t. Sales will kick-off in Europe next year.

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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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https://www.electrive.com/2018/05/08/volvo-presents-its-2nd-electric-truck-fe-electric/
08.05.2018 15:20