Oct 22, 2019 - 01:12 pm

Renault vans with fuel cell range extender

Renault is equipping its Kangoo Z.E. and Master Z.E. electric vehicles with a fuel cell system – but as a range extender and not as the main source of energy. This should increase the range of the two models to up to 370 kilometres.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 03:23 pm

MAN to show the eTGE electric minibus

For this year’s Busworld in Brussels, MAN has announced its first all-electric minibus, the eTGE Kombi. The commercial vehicle manufacturer will also be offering the all-electric 12-metre Lion’s City E bus for test drives at the fair.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 01:34 pm

StreetScooter reveals next-gen electric delivery vans

The Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter has just presented the successor versions of its Work and Work L electric commercial vehicles. The new generation of vehicles hardly differs in appearance from its predecessor but has been technically upgraded in a number of decisive points.

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Sep 30, 2019 - 04:33 pm

Valeo to show new climate solutions for e-buses

The French automotive supplier Valeo will be presenting a series of innovations for electrified buses at Busworld in Brussels in October. Efficient heating and air-conditioning systems for the interior are designed to reduce the energy consumption of the vehicles.

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Sep 30, 2019 - 04:05 pm

Delays in German electric highway project Elisa

Germany’s electric highway project Elisa is experiencing delays. Five cantenary trucks i.e with overhead current collectors are to collect data on the A5 in order to sound out the opportunities for tomorrow’s freight traffic. Less than five months after the start of the project, only two trucks are in operation.

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Sep 27, 2019 - 03:59 pm

Ford Transit and Tourneo Custom available as PHEV

Ford has opened the order books in Europe for the plug-in hybrid variants of its Transit Custom and Tourneo Custom models. While transit is intended to score as a delivery van, the Tourneo, according to Ford, can be used as a business shuttle or family car.

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Sep 27, 2019 - 03:09 pm

Hyundai & Cummins to cooperate on FCEVs

Hyundai and Cummins intend to jointly develop and market electric drives for commercial vehicles. The aim is to combine Hyundai’s fuel cell systems with Cummins’ electric drive, battery and control technologies.

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Sep 26, 2019 - 03:09 pm

Van Hool battery-electric and fuel cell buses

The Belgian bus manufacturer Van Hool has just announced two electric world premieres for Busworld Europe in October. The CX45E is a purely electrically powered coach for the North American market and the Exqui.City 18 FC is an 18-metre-long articulated tram bus with hydrogen drive.

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Sep 26, 2019 - 02:28 pm

Wrightbus files for bankruptcy

The Northern Irish bus manufacturer Wrightbus has had to file for bankruptcy and has been put under receivership. The company was unable to find a buyer to continue the business in its current form.

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Sep 18, 2019 - 12:03 pm

BYD-ADL present revised Enviro200EV

BYD and Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) presented a revised version of their Enviro200EV electric bus. There is also news about the second generation of BYD’s 8TT electric truck and the emission-free monorail passenger transport system SkyRail.

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Sep 16, 2019 - 02:41 pm

Framo to present 40-tonne electric truck at NUFAM

The German electric-conversion specialist Framo will present its first fully-electric semitrailer tractor with 400 kW power at the end of September. Framo is also currently working on the market launch of the 3.0 battery generation with significantly increased energy density.

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Sep 10, 2019 - 03:32 pm

Opel is electrifying utility vehicles

At the IAA, Opel presented the Corsa-e and Grandland X Plug-in-Hybrid, as well as the Corsa-e Rally. The Germans further announced the next steps of their electric offensive concerning light commercial vehicles.

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Sep 7, 2019 - 04:12 pm

StreetScooter enters China with Chery

Deutsche Post DHL Group subsidiary StreetScooter and the Chinese car manufacturer Chery will be setting up a joint venture to build and sell electric delivery vans in China. The two companies signed a corresponding letter of intent during German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s trip to China.

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Sep 3, 2019 - 03:30 pm

Iveco owner CNH invests in Nikola

CNH Industrial joins Nikola, the US startup specialising in fuel cell and battery-electric trucks, with 250 million dollars. The investment is part of a new round of financing in which Nikola intends to generate more than a billion dollars in capital.

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Aug 31, 2019 - 10:13 am

Hyundai plans for 17 electric utility vehicles by 2025

Hyundai announced plans to develop a total of 17 electric commercial vehicles they want market-ready by 2025, by which time the South Korean manufacturer plans to have expanded its range of commercial vehicles to include seven battery-electric and ten fuel cell models.

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Aug 28, 2019 - 04:42 pm

Rosenbauer takes concept fire truck to Australia

Rosenbauer, that supplies firefighters of Austria and Berlin already, is going Down Under to develop a plug-in hybrid vehicle for first responders in Canberra, Australia. Rosenbauer and the government of Australia’s Capital Territory (ACT) will be working together for two years.

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Aug 23, 2019 - 11:36 am

Mercedes says Citan successor will be electric van

Mercedes-Benz continues its commitment in the small van segment and has therefore decided on the successor to the Citan city delivery van – this time including a fully electric version. The vehicle will again be built in cooperation with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/10/22/renault-puts-fuel-cell-system-in-light-utility-vehicles/
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