Jan 17, 2019 - 04:58 pm

Volvo CE to electrify compact machines

Construction machinery manufacturer Volvo Construction Equipment announced the launch of a range of compact electric wheel loaders and excavators to be introduced from mid-2020 and the end of the development of new diesel engines for the vehicles.

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Jan 14, 2019 - 02:44 pm

Iridium presents new fully electric camper

As announced, the Iridium brand presented the first market-ready motorhome with all-electric drive at the CMT travel trade fair in Stuttgart and revealed further technical details. Orders have already been accepted and the first deliveries are scheduled for July or August.

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Jan 13, 2019 - 05:23 pm

Renault announces cargo Zoe

In connection with the announcement of their German sales figures for 2018, Renault has announced that a Cargo version of the Zoe will be added to their range of electric models this year.

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Jan 11, 2019 - 06:12 pm

AEV Robotics presents autonomous electric pod concept

The Australian company AEV Robotics presented a flexible concept for autonomous electric vehicles at CES. The basic flat construction – also known as a skateboard – can be used to mount various superstructures – so-called pods – for taxis or delivery vans, for example.

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Jan 9, 2019 - 04:11 pm

LEVC delays new electric van

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is postponing the launch of its planned new electric delivery van. The new vehicle should have come out at the end of 2019, but will only be “ready for the market at the beginning of the 2020s”. LEVC already published a first photo of the EV in May 2018.

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Jan 9, 2019 - 02:34 pm

Peterbilt adds medium duty electric truck to range

Truck manufacturer Peterbilt has just presented the mid-size 220EV electric model at CES 2019, which compliments their 520EV and 579EV all-electric trucks announced in May. In total, Peterbilt say they will have more than 30 electric trucks in trials with customers by the end of 2019.

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Jan 7, 2019 - 04:48 pm

StreetScooter drops VW

Volkswagen previously wanted to take over the Post subsidiary StreetScooter. Discussions began taking place at the beginning of 2017 but ultimately failed due to different price expectations. As is well known, the German Post does not aim to be a vehicle manufacturer in the long run.

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Dec 19, 2018 - 09:28 pm

Musk sends Model X through tunnel on training wheels

Elon Musk presented the underground transport system Loop of his Boring Company in a test tube. Contrary to expectations, however, no autonomous e-shuttle was presented at the same time. Instead, a retrofit solution for autonomous electric cars was presented using the Tesla Model X as an example.

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Dec 12, 2018 - 12:01 am

Scania developing fuel cell refuse truck

Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor. Supported by government agencies, Scania set delivery for 2019/20.

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Dec 7, 2018 - 06:02 pm

StreetScooter Work van approved for large-scale production

The electric van maker owned by DP/DHL has received the EC approval to serially produce its basic Work electric van. The approval for large series production also applies to other EU countries and to Switzerland and Norway so that StreetScooter may fulfil more orders coming from third parties.

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Dec 5, 2018 - 04:39 pm

Germany: fully electric campervan ready for market

The first purely electric campervan is market-ready and will be shown in Stuttgart at the CMT travel trade fair in January 2019. The e-camper is scheduled for market the same year. The Iridium EV is the product of a cooperation between EFA-S (powertrain and batteries) and WOF (chassis).

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Nov 27, 2018 - 03:08 pm

Rivian presents powerful electric pickup truck in LA

The U.S. start-up Rivian Automotive debuts its electric pickup R1T at the LA Auto Show. The five-seater is equipped with four electric motors, each with an output of 147 kW. Deliveries of the truck that will cost at least 69,000 dollars, are set to start in late 2020.

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Nov 24, 2018 - 08:38 pm

Alfabus imports e-buses to Europe

Chinese electric bus manufacturer Alfabus has entered a strategic cooperation with Basco Bus of Italy to deliver their Ecity L12 to Europe. The EV will be adapted to local requirements for this venture.

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Nov 22, 2018 - 03:26 pm

CityFreighter and XPO develop e-transporter CF1

The California based companies CityFreighter and XPO Sales are cooperating to develop and market fully electric delivery trucks. Their first vehicle will be the CF1, a new electric transporter designed for last mile deliveries with a 100 mile range (160 km).

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Nov 21, 2018 - 03:13 pm

Solaris presents lightweight electric bus design

Poland’s one and only busmaker Solaris debuts new and updated electrified bus models at its home show Transexpo as planned. The star of the booth is the Solaris Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid while updated versions of the common Urbino series complete the line-up.

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Nov 20, 2018 - 03:34 pm

Matchmaking: Tesla and Daimler talk electric vans

Tesla and Daimler go back years when Daimler supported the EV maker early on. Now it looks as if it is time to give some of the “like” back and Elon Musk tweeted to toy with the idea of an electric van cooperation. Plus, he has expansive plans on Supercharging.

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Nov 19, 2018 - 02:42 pm

Avevai reveals electric vans powered by supercaps

Avevai, a start-up from Singapore is showing the first electric vehicles of their new Iona series at the Guangzhou Auto show in China. They developed the chassis of their electric van and small e-truck together with Daimler and Foton but the real innovation is in the system.

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Nov 15, 2018 - 05:57 pm

Epiroc electrifies underground mining vehicles

The Swedish company Epiroc has introduced the second generation of their electrified vehicles for underground mining. The vehicles were developed in cooperation with Northvolt and ABB and include a 42-tonne truck, a 14 tonne and an 18-tonne loader, and a series of drills.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/01/23/opel-presents-new-vivaro-electric-version-in-2020/
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