Apr 22, 2020 - 04:12 pm

DroidDrive presents last-mile delivery EV system

The Ducktrain is a new innovation from RWTH Aachen University. The Aachen-based company DroidDrive is developing an electrically driven articulated train consisting of trailers that are to swarm out autonomously in the delivery area. A first prototype has now started testing.

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Apr 22, 2020 - 03:24 pm

EU electric utility vehicle registrations on the rise

ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, has published the registration figures in the EU for buses, trucks (from 3.5 tonnes) and vans in 2019 by type of drive. While the figures for buses and trucks have more than doubled, the electric vehicle segment has grown much more slowly.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 02:38 pm

Hagebau Logistik switches to electric forklifts

In the future, the German company Hagebau Logistik will rely entirely on rented electric forklifts from Jungheinrich. The logistics division of the Hagebau Group is thus decommissioning all its diesel forklifts and will only use electric vehicles in the future.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 12:14 pm

Daimler & Volvo join on truck and bus fuel cells

Daimler Truck and the Volvo Group intend to establish a joint venture to develop and build fuel cells for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. Although the letter of intent just signed is non-binding, a final agreement is expected to be concluded by the end of the year.

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Mar 31, 2020 - 04:30 pm

Hyundai powers up construction BEV and FCEV

Hyundai Material Handling has re-engineered the U-series of its battery-electrically three- and four-wheel forklift trucks. The focus was on comfort, performance and power consumption. The Hyundai Group is also working on hydrogen-powered excavators.

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Mar 29, 2020 - 01:01 pm

Liebherr presents all-electric truck mixers

The vehicle manufacturer Liebherr, in cooperation with Designwerk and ZF, have developed the first fully electric truck mixers with a drum holding ten or twelve cubic metres on a five-axle chassis. The first applications are planned for autumn 2020 at the customers Holcim and KIBAG in Switzerland.

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Mar 27, 2020 - 01:29 pm

Cooperation for inductive charging of e-buses

The US charging system developer Momentum Dynamics, which specializes in wireless charging for electric vehicles, is cooperating with the North American vehicle manufacturer GreenPower Motor. They aim to integrate Momentum Dynamics’ inductive charging technology into GreenPower’s EV Star shuttle bus and to distribute it in the USA, Canada and Europe.

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Mar 26, 2020 - 03:26 pm

Fuso presents FC truck concept and announces serial plans

The Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC) announces the intention to start series production of fuel cell trucks “by the end of the 2020s”. The Japanese commercial vehicle manufacturer, which belongs to the Daimler Group, is also presenting the concept of the eCanter F-CELL.

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Mar 23, 2020 - 02:17 pm

Proterra appoints Jack Allen as CEO

The US American electric bus manufacturer Proterra has appointed current Chairman Jack Allen to double as Chief Executive Officer. Ryan Popple, Proterra’s CEO since 2014, was named Co-Founder and Executive Director.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 03:27 pm

Northvolt delivers largest order to date to Epiroc

Northvolt has delivered its most significant order of battery systems to Epiroc. The mining company will integrate the Li-ion cells into its mid-sized drilling family. The order represents the first commercial roll-out of Northvolt’s latest generation of the battery system, the Swedes said.

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Mar 16, 2020 - 01:14 pm

LEVC names their first electric transporter VN5

The Geely subsidiary LEVC has announced the name of its new e-transporter with range extender due for production this year. It’s called the VN5, where the number represents the five cubic meter load capacity. There are also further details about the van’s chassis.

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Mar 13, 2020 - 01:34 pm

BYD presents forklift dual charging system

On the occasion of its tenth anniversary as a manufacturer of forklifts running on lithium iron phosphate batteries, BYD has presented an innovation in this field: Their new dual charging system. They are also launching the new generation of their PTP20P pallet truck.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 02:06 pm

CASE Construction introduces Project Zeus

The US American construction equipment manufacturer CASE Construction Equipment has introduced Project Zeus: According to the manufacturer, the 580 EV is to be the construction industry’s first fully-electric backhoe loader.

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Mar 4, 2020 - 09:49 pm

Daimler tests e-semi-trailers and trucks in North America

Daimler Trucks is launching another eight fully-electric Freightliner trucks for customer testing in North America. Over a period of 22 months, 14 different customers from a range of sectors will operate six heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadia and two medium-duty Freightliner eM2 106 within their daily transport business.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/04/22/ducktrain-droiddrive-presents-ev-system-for-the-last-mile/
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