Nov 3, 2022 - 11:03 am

BYD considers production in Brazil

BYD plans to produce electric vehicles and process battery raw materials in Brazil. To this end, the Chinese manufacturer has signed a letter of intent with the government of the state of Bahia to set up three production lines in the city of Camaçari.

Continue reading


Nov 2, 2022 - 03:00 pm

ADL reveals new zero-emission bus range without BYD

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has expanded its range of zero-emission buses. The British bus manufacturer has now unveiled the electric Enviro400EV double-decker and the Enviro100EV midibus, as well as revealing a new generation of the hydrogen double-decker Enviro400FCEV.

Continue reading
Oct 31, 2022 - 03:50 pm

Deutz presents several electric construction vehicles at the Bauma

At the Bauma construction machinery trade fair, Deutz exhibited several electric construction machines together with partners, some of which are soon to go into series production or are already on offer. In addition to an electric crawler crane or mini excavator, a battery-electric concrete pump was also presented.

Continue reading


Oct 31, 2022 - 03:44 pm

Hamburg port to introduce more fuel cell vehicles

The logistics & transport company Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has founded the Clean Port & Logistics (CPL) innovation cluster to test hydrogen-powered equipment in port logistics. The innovation cluster aims to develop solutions to bring hydrogen-powered heavy-duty vehicles and terminal equipment to market maturity in a short time.

Continue reading
Oct 28, 2022 - 02:32 pm

Ideanomics opens electric tractor factory in California

The US-American company Ideanomics, which specializes in electric utility vehicles, has commissioned what it claims is the largest assembly plant for electric tractors in North America. The plant in Windsor, California, has the capacity to produce 4,100 electric tractors annually.

Continue reading


Oct 26, 2022 - 12:32 pm

Mercedes is optimizing truck batteries for use in construction BEVs

Around one in five Mercedes-Benz trucks sold in Europe is in the construction site segment. The Stuttgart-based company is now also turning its attention to vehicle development for this energy-intensive business: in the form of specially prepared prototypes of the eActros LongHaul and the Arocs, as well as an eActros with an electrified roll-off tipper.

Continue reading
Oct 25, 2022 - 04:59 pm

DB Schenker pre-orders 2,000 eTrailers from Trailer Dynamics

In Germany, DB Schenker has signed a cooperation agreement with Trailer Dynamics. The logistics service provider will gradually roll out 2,000 eTrailers on different tractors in its European network from 2024 onwards. The trailers can be equipped with batteries of 300 kWh, 450 kWh or 600 kWh, depending on requirements.

Continue reading


Oct 25, 2022 - 02:42 pm

Sennebogen presents 50-tonne electric crane

Bavarian construction equipment manufacturer Sennebogen has unveiled the ‘653 E Electro Battery’ telescopic crawler crane at the Bauma trade fair. The 50-tonne model is said to combine “combines the benefits of battery technology with the proven advantages of the telescopic crawler crane design.”

Continue reading
Oct 25, 2022 - 02:11 pm

Fuso introduces eCanter variants with construction functions

At the Bauma trade fair, the Daimler truck subsidiary Fuso presented a version of its eCanter electric truck optimized for the construction industry. The all-electric truck with a capacity of up to 8.55 tonnes will in future also be offered with bodies suitable for construction sites – such as a roll-off tipper from Unsinn, a […]

Continue reading
Oct 24, 2022 - 01:53 pm

Arrival announces an electric van strategy for the USA

The British electric vehicle startup Arrival has announced a plan to restructure its business to focus resources on van products for the US market. However, the company will continue to produce a small number of vans in Bicester to optimize microfactory processes and support trials with customers.

Continue reading


Oct 20, 2022 - 03:51 pm

NEFTON expands work on ultra fast charging for trucks

In Germany, the NEFTON project launched in 2021 to develop charging scenarios for heavy battery trucks based on the Megawatt Charging System (MCS) is now being expanded. The consortium around the Technical University of Munich is now focusing on charging capacities of up to 3 megawatts.

Continue reading
Oct 19, 2022 - 01:25 pm

Daimler Truck & Gehring announce electric truck cooperation

Daimler Truck and Gehring Technologies have agreed on a strategic partnership for the commercial vehicle-specific application of electric motors. This includes the prototypical construction of so-called “truck-e-fied” electric drives as well as the further development and testing of new production processes.

Continue reading
Oct 19, 2022 - 10:53 am

FTP Industrial opens new electric drive plant

FPT Industrial, the powertrain brand of Iveco parent Iveco, has opened a new electric drive factory in Turin, Italy. At full capacity, it will employ about 200 people to produce more than 20,000 electric axles and battery packs per year.

Continue reading
Oct 18, 2022 - 02:03 pm

BossCap trusts Atlis Motor to deliver

Boss Capital Holding has expanded a deal with Atlis Motor Vehicles agreed to by its subsidiary AusEV last year. The Australian company now wants Atlis to supply 270 charging stations to support its original mandate of 19,000 electric pickup trucks.

Continue reading
Oct 13, 2022 - 06:36 pm

Shell forms consortium for mining EVs & microgrids

Shell has announced the formation of a consortium to create electrification solutions for mining sites. Besides Shell, the consortium includes Skeleton Technologies, Microvast, Stäubli, Carnegie Robotics, Heliox, Spirae, Alliance Automation and Worley.

Continue reading
Oct 13, 2022 - 03:11 pm

MAN presents electric bus chassis for global markets

MAN Truck & Bus has presented a fully electric bus chassis for the global market. The Lion’s Chassis E is based on technologies from the MAN Lion’s City E electric bus model and is scheduled to roll off the production line at MAN’s Polish plant in Starachowice from 2024 onwards.

Continue reading
Oct 13, 2022 - 12:48 pm

New batteries for Solaris electric buses

In Europe, Solaris is presenting its Urbino 12 Electric battery-powered solo bus and the new Urbino 18.75 Electric articulated bus offshoot. The two electric buses are sporting a new generation of batteries and are being shown at the Transexpo public transport exhibition currently taking place in Kielce, Poland.

Continue reading
Oct 12, 2022 - 05:29 pm

BAE to provide ENC buses with e-motors & inverters

In the USA, heavy-duty electric propulsion specialist BAE Systems is to provide Californian company ElDorado National (ENC) with its Gen3 product line solutions. These solutions are to drive ENC’s next-generation battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell transit buses.

Continue reading
Oct 11, 2022 - 04:19 pm

Truck maker Quantron to expand into North America

The German truck maker and conversions specialist Quantron AG will soon be offering its zero-emission commercial vehicles and retrofit packages in North America. The company has founded an offshoot named Quantron US and appointed Richard Haas as its CEO. Focus will be accorded to fuel cell trucks.

Continue reading
Oct 7, 2022 - 12:28 pm

Musk announces the start of Semi production

Elon Musk has now announced the start of production of the Tesla Semi on Twitter. The first examples of the heavy-duty electric truck are to be handed over to Pepsi on 1 December. Not much has been revealed about the trucks so far.

Continue reading
Found on
03.11.2022 16:29