Sep 14, 2022 - 10:40 am

Volvo Trucks launches heavy electric truck production

Volvo Trucks has started series production of its heavy-duty electric trucks. The electric versions of the FH, FM and FMX models, which have been available for order since May, are being mass-produced in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo will also launch production in Ghent, Belgium next year.

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Sep 8, 2022 - 05:21 pm

Mercedes gears up for electric van production

Mercedes-Benz will launch all new vans with electric motor options starting from 2025. The company has now designated the first plants to produce the next-gen large electric vans in Europe. It is also exploring joint European production with US electric car startup Rivian.

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Sep 8, 2022 - 11:20 am

Scania to dump the combustion engine by 2040

Scania Group wants to dispense with the combustion engine by 2040 and only launch battery-electric vehicles, said Christian Levin, President and CEO of Scania and CEO of Volkswagen’s Traton in an interview. With this formulation, Scania is venturing ahead of its competition in the truck market.

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Sep 7, 2022 - 02:49 pm

Fuso presents new generation of eCanter light truck

Daimler truck subsidiary Fuso is unveiling the next generation of the all-electric eCanter light truck. The new vehicle will be offered in weight classes from 4.25 to 8.55 tons, in addition to the currently available 7.5-tonne truck. The Next Generation eCanter will celebrate its world premiere in Japan.

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Sep 1, 2022 - 02:50 pm

Bosch will produce fuel cell stacks in the US

Bosch announces its first fuel cell stack production in the United States, bolstered with over $200 million investment. The new lines will go live at the supplier’s Anderson factory, South Carolina, and Bosch expects the stacks to power Class 8 hydrogen trucks from 2026.

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Aug 26, 2022 - 11:43 am

Volvo Trucks completes LIGHTS project in the USA

Volvo Trucks North America has announced the culmination of the Volvo LIGHTS project – a three-year project that brought together 14 public and private partners to design and implement a blueprint for the robust support ecosystem necessary to deploy battery-electric trucks and equipment at scale.

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Aug 25, 2022 - 12:26 pm

ADL announces plans for more electric bus models

The British bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has announced that it will expand its range with new electric buses that will be developed entirely in-house. With this, ADL intends to offer its own fully integrated vehicles in future, in addition to buses built on chassis from partners.

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Aug 24, 2022 - 12:27 pm

Orange EV raises funds for expansion

Orange EV, a manufacturer of electric trucks in the USA, has closed a $35 million institutional funding round led by S2G Ventures and CCI. The fresh funds should support and accelerate the company’s growth and allow it to scale its manufacturing and develop new technologies.

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Aug 23, 2022 - 04:17 pm

Hyzon Motors changes CEO

Hyzon Motors, a manufacturer of H2 fuel cell commercial vehicles, has replaced former CEO Craig Knight. The post will now be held by the company’s former Chief Strategy Officer Parker Meeks, who has become Interim CEO.

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Aug 18, 2022 - 03:05 pm

Ponsse presents electric forestry vehicle concept

Finnish forestry machine manufacturer Ponsse has presented the Ponsse EV1, a technology concept for electric forestry machines. The concept, implemented together with Ponsse’s technology company Epec, was developed for skidders with a load capacity of 15 tonnes.

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Aug 17, 2022 - 12:34 pm

Nissan announces UK pricing for the Townstar van

Nissan UK has announced pricing of its new compact van Townstar. The fully electric offshoot prices will start from £29,945 (excluding VAT and PiVG) for a short-wheelbase Townstar equipped with a 45kWh battery, with a range of up to 183 miles WLTP combined or up to 269 miles in city cycle.

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Aug 12, 2022 - 02:50 pm

Foxconn to build electric tractors for Monarch in the USA

The Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn will in future also build electric tractors and batteries for them in the USA. An agreement now concluded with tractor supplier Monarch Tractor provides for Monarch’s MK-V series electric tractors to be built at the Foxconn plant in Ohio from 2023.

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Aug 12, 2022 - 02:07 pm

Arrival confirms focus on electric delivery vehicles

In its latest quarterly report, the British electric vehicle start-up Arrival has confirmed the recently leaked strategic realignment, according to which the company will fully concentrate on the launch of its electric transporter for the time being and put its bus and car project on the back burner.

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Aug 5, 2022 - 12:27 pm

Nikola delivered 48 electric trucks over Q2

The American electric truck builder Nikola Motor built 50 units of the Tre BEV truck in the second quarter and delivered 48 of them to its dealers. The production rate is to be increased significantly by the end of the year.

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