May 6, 2021 - 01:17 pm

Volta Trucks aims to sell 27,000 e-trucks by 2025

Volta Trucks widens its product portfolio to include all-electric trucks from 7,5 tons over 12 and 19 tons, building on its 16-ton model. The start-up’s new Road-to-Zero Emissions strategy also details a much-accelerated sales approach until 2025.

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May 6, 2021 - 12:44 pm

Citroën presents cargo variant of the low-cost Ami EV

Citroën has introduced a cargo variant of its super low-cost Ami light electric vehicle for delivery services and other urban uses. In the new model variant called My Ami Cargo, the passenger seat has been replaced by a modular cargo box that offers 260 litres of storage space.

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May 3, 2021 - 01:40 pm

Hyzon signs MoU for FCEV production in Saudi Arabia

Hyzon Motors plans to build an assembly plant in Saudi Arabia with the local industrial conglomerate Modern Group. The plant is to be built in the city of Neom in the northwest of the country and will have an annual capacity for the assembly of up to 10,000 FC commercial vehicles.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 12:43 pm

Benteler offers EV platform for ‘people movers’

After a platform for electric cars, Benteler now wants to get into the passenger transport business: The automotive supplier now offers a special platform concept for ‘people movers’, or passenger vans. On request, the supplier will not only provide the platform, but also deliver finished shuttles to the customer.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 01:31 pm

e-troFit & Paul Nutzfahrzeuge launch partnership

e-troFit GmbH and Paul Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH have joined forces in a so-called Preferred Partnership. The aim of the cooperation is to make greater use of synergies in the field of commercial vehicle electrification and to benefit from the partner’s value chains.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 01:27 pm

Ree Automotive & Hino Motors to develop utility BEV

The Israeli start-up Ree Automotive has entered into a development cooperation with Toyota’s commercial vehicle subsidiary Hino Motors. The aim is to develop a new solution for mobility services for the transport of passengers and goods based on Ree’s space-saving electric vehicle platform.

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Apr 27, 2021 - 12:34 pm

Daimler Trucks founds new technology division

In preparation for the split-up of Daimler AG, the truck division has announced a new organisational structure. Effective 1 July, all major technology and powertrain activities will be bundled into a new business unit, the Truck Technology Group (TT).

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Apr 27, 2021 - 12:17 pm

Toyota begins European roll-out of Proace electric vans

Toyota has started the market launch of Proace Electric and Proace Verso Electric in Europe. List prices in Germany start at 41,948 euros for the Proace Electric and 58,530 euros for the Proace Verso Electric. The smaller Proace City Electric is to follow in October this year.

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Apr 26, 2021 - 12:01 pm

Volvo takes over majority of Designwerk

The Volvo Group has announced that it will acquire 60 per cent of the shares in Designwerk Technologies AG. The Swiss company offers electric vehicles under the Futuricum brand and also develops modular high-performance batteries and mobile charging technology for electric vehicles.

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Apr 14, 2021 - 05:59 pm

California to fund e-truck charging infrastructure

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved the first project looking into charging infrastructure for zero-emission trucks, buses, and equipment. The plan is to use what CEC calls a “concierge model” to help applicants plan and fund e-truck chargers through EnergIIZE.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 12:49 pm

Hyundai to release “eco friendly” Staria variants

Hyundai Motor has officially presented its new Staria van series, which is to be launched in select markets in the second half of 2021. The Hyundai Staria will initially start with internal combustion engines, with “eco-friendly variants” to follow in the coming years.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 12:23 pm

Magna & Ree to develop light EVs

The Israeli start-up Ree Automotive wants to develop and build light commercial vehicles (LCVs) together with the supplier and contract manufacturer Magna – based on Ree’s technology. A corresponding strategic cooperation agreement has now been signed.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 01:19 pm

Northvolt is digging into construction market

Sweden’s young battery powerhouse and Volkswagen partner Northvolt has made a new client in the construction business. Pon Equipment, the Caterpillar dealer for Norway and the Netherlands, orders 90 battery systems from Northvolt for electric excavators, which select customers receive this Spring.

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Apr 1, 2021 - 11:33 am

Stellantis to deliver fuel cell transporters in 2021

The Stellantis Group has announced that three electric transporters from Opel, Peugeot and Citroën will also be offered with a fuel cell system this year, which should enable WLTP ranges of over 400 kilometres. Specifically, these are the Opel Vivaro, Peugeot Expert and Citroën Jumpy.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Mercedes expands eSprinter production

Mercedes-Benz Vans has announced that it will build the next generation of the eSprinter in a total of three plants from 2023, with two of them in Germany. Additionally, the vehicle will then also be based on a new platform.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 05:02 pm

MAN to begin articulated e-bus production in Poland

MAN has announced that the series production of the Lion’s City 18 E articulated bus will start in Poland in April. Some vehicles that are still assembled in pre-series will be in service earlier: one such Lion’s City 18 E will go into regular service in Cologne from April.

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Mar 27, 2021 - 11:24 pm

Schaeffler scores contracts for commercial EV motors

Schaeffler has announced new series orders for electric motors and hybrid modules for use in trucks. One series order relates to the supply of electric motors from 2023 for an unnamed commercial vehicle supplier. Schaeffler can book another major order in the field of hybrid modules.

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06.05.2021 16:37