Feb 18, 2022 - 01:13 pm

MAN targets heavy electric truck production in 2024

MAN Truck & Bus has announced the start of production of heavy electric trucks in Munich for the beginning of 2024 – almost a year earlier than planned. The delivery of an initial 200 units is to follow promptly. MAN also presented a near-production prototype of the new electric truck for the first time.

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Feb 16, 2022 - 03:15 pm

Quantron introduces ‘Cizaris’ electric bus

Quantron has unveiled its first all-electric city bus, the Cizaris 12 EV. The vehicle is also the first in the company’s new design. Designed for urban transport, the Cizaris is equipped with lithium iron phosphate batteries from CATL and a central synchronous motor from Dana.

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Feb 14, 2022 - 03:45 pm

Mack launches VaaS scheme for e-trucks

US commercial vehicle manufacturer Mack Trucks has launched a new Vehicle-as-a-Service (VaaS) program. Essentially an all-inclusive leasing scheme, the company hopes to help customers manage expenses associated with acquiring the Mack LR Electric truck and integrate it into existing warranties.

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Feb 9, 2022 - 02:20 pm

Stadler orders train components from ABB

ABB has received orders worth around €70 million from Stadler for traction technologies and battery systems for commuter trains. The orders also include traction equipment for new locomotives sold by Stadler in Spain.

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Feb 4, 2022 - 01:34 pm

GM & Lightning eMotors to build medium electric trucks together

Lightning eMotors becomes General Motors’ first Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer (SVM). The two companies have agreed to cooperate to offer all-electric commercial vehicles in classes 3 to 6 in the future. Under the agreement, Lightning eMotors will electrify common platforms for GM’s medium-duty commercial vehicles.

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Feb 2, 2022 - 01:22 pm

Odin launches StreetScooter production under new management

Three weeks after the takeover of StreetScooter Engineering GmbH, Odin Automotive has now announced the official start of production of the first StreetScooter vehicles under the new management. They will be manufactured on the existing production line in Düren and delivered to the former owner Deutsche Post DHL Group.

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Jan 31, 2022 - 04:14 pm

Union Pacific Rail to test battery-electric locomotives

Union Pacific Railroad intends to purchase 20 battery-electric locomotives for testing in yard operations. The company expects the deal to exceed $100 million, representing the largest investment in battery-electric technology in the US. The partners are no stranger to the business either.

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Jan 25, 2022 - 04:37 pm

Fortescue acquires Williams Advanced Engineering

Australian mining company Fortescue Metals Group is acquiring Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE), the engineering and battery company founded by Formula One team Williams, for £164 million. Fortescue wants to use Williams’ battery technology in goods trains and trucks, among other things.

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Jan 14, 2022 - 06:39 pm

Local Motors closes before e-shuttle Olli takes off

Local Motors, the maker of the autonomous electric shuttle Olli, will cease operations on Friday, according to several posts on LinkedIn by various employees. The company has not yet made an official announcement. The reason for the presumed shutdown of Local Motors is said to be a lack of capital.

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Jan 14, 2022 - 03:15 pm

Volvo Trucks presents new model generation for the USA

Volvo Trucks North America has unveiled the next generation of its VNR Electric all-electric heavy-duty truck with longer range and shorter charging times. Production of the upgraded model is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2022. Orders are available now.

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Jan 13, 2022 - 02:07 pm

Nuro presents series-ready autonomous EV

US start-up Nuro has unveiled the third generation of its self-driving electric vehicle, which the company says is now ready for series production. Nuro is cooperating with BYD North America to produce the electric delivery vehicles.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 02:43 pm

Covenant Logistics goes for 50 Nikola-Tre trucks

The Covenant Logistics Group, based in Chattanooga in the US state of Tennessee, wants to procure ten battery-electric examples as well as 40 vehicles of the fuel cell variant of the Nikola Tre truck model. So far, this is a letter of intent subject to successful test deployment.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 01:11 pm

Switch Mobility is setting up a factory in Spain

Switch Mobility has announced the construction of a production facility for electric vehicles in the Spanish province of Valladolid. The British subsidiary of the Indian commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland plans to invest around 100 million euros in its first site in continental Europe over the next ten years. Construction is scheduled to start on […]

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18.02.2022 13:37