Oct 22, 2018 - 04:49 pm

PSA plans to electrify their utility vehicles

PSA has announced plans to electrify their entire utility vehicle palette by 2025. Starting in 2020, the Peugeot Expert and the Citroën Jumpy will be electrified, while the Citroën Berlingo Electric and Peugeot Partner Electric will receive larger batteries.

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Oct 21, 2018 - 03:49 pm

Meyer-Logistik receives eActros for real world tests

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has handed over another eActros to customers for real world testing: Meyer-Logistik has received the 25 tonne capacity vehicle for operational testing of the transport of temperature sensitive food stuffs from storage locations to multiple super markets in the Hamburger inner city.

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Oct 18, 2018 - 04:23 pm

BYD unveils driverless electric forklifts and aircraft tugs

BYD has developed a driverless electric forklift together with Singapore-based ST Engineering. The two companies signed a cooperation agreement to broaden their joint activities in this field. That’s not BYD’s sole special vehicle innovation: The company also unveiled two new electric tug models.

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Oct 17, 2018 - 04:53 pm

Lightweight electric van NGEN by Workhorse

Workhorse has started production of its NGEN-1000 electric delivery van. It is truly built for purpose as it is lightweight with a smaller battery pack that also helps the U.S. company to keep their offer on price parity with comparable diesel models.

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Oct 17, 2018 - 03:52 pm

Renault & Brilliance detail electric van lineup for China

Renault and Brilliance joined forces late last year to electrify the light commercial vehicle market in China. Now they announced their plans that include a lineup of a total of seven electric vans. Three models will hit China within the next two years under the Jinbei and Renault label.

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Oct 11, 2018 - 11:34 am

Bollinger presents fully electric pickup truck B2

Following its electric off-road vehicle B1, the US company Bollinger Motors now presents the B2 – a fully electric pickup truck with an open loading area. It shares many components with the B1, including the twin-engine all-wheel drive coupled with a 120 kWh battery.

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Oct 10, 2018 - 08:52 pm

Israel zeroing in on electric transport

The Israeli Minister for Energy, Yuval Steinitz, has outlines his plan to phase-out all fossil-fuel powered vehicles by 2030. He had hinted as much previously but now included commercial vehicles in his masterplan.

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Sep 27, 2018 - 03:59 pm

BYD expands e-bus factory in Lancaster

BYD has again expanded their electric bus factory in the Californian Lancaster. Another five million dollars will flow into the newly completed 9,290 m² depot, which will bring the total investment cost for the facility to more than 53 million dollars.

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Sep 24, 2018 - 06:57 pm

Truck2030: TU Munich looking to future of logistics

We know the future of transport to be electric, connected and autonomous ideally but there are different versions of how that may look like. The TU Munich has come up with a concept called Truck2030 that includes the use of long and heavy LHV trucks and also fun ideas.

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Sep 24, 2018 - 05:04 pm

Ford kicks-off StreetScooter Work XL production

The lines at Ford’s factory in Cologne have begun rolling in order to make the largest electric van in the StreetScooter line-up, the Work XL. Based on the Ford Transit and equipped with EV technology by DP/DHL, they expect to activate the first 1,000 units this year.

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Sep 24, 2018 - 03:16 pm

Sales of Renault Master Z.E. electric van are on

Renault Trucks start selling their electric utility vehicle Master Z.E. officially today. The electric van comes in six variants designed to cater to various urban use cases with prices starting from €46,700 before battery lease. Moreover, Renault confirmed the real-life range.

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Sep 19, 2018 - 06:40 pm

USA: Daimler investing millions into Proterra

U.S. busmaker Proterra has closed a funding round under Daimler’s lead with 155 million dollars. While the investment of Daimler is undisclosed, it is confirmed that the deal has the potential to whirl the electric school bus market up to new heights.

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Sep 18, 2018 - 03:40 pm

JV for electrified trucks by Traton and Hino

Traton, formerly Volkswagen Truck & Bus, and Hino have announced new details of their strategic partnership. They intend to pool their strengths when it comes to electric transport and are also planning to set up a joint venture for procurement.

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Sep 17, 2018 - 07:57 pm

Wabco to premier recuperating electric trailer

Wabco will present the prototype of its first electric trailer at the IAA Commercial Vehicles this week. The eTrailer has an intelligent electric motor control and can recuperate energy in order to support a towing vehicle or to operate equipment.

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Sep 16, 2018 - 06:32 pm

MAN delivers electric truck eTGM to nine customers

The utility vehicle manufacturer has completed production and handed over the first nine electric trucks of the eTGM line to member companies of the Austrian council for sustainable logistics (CNL) In the coming months, the XXL BEVs will be trialed in daily use.

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Sep 13, 2018 - 06:32 pm

Volvo Trucks presents autonomous e-truck

Volvo Trucks has presented a new truck concept named Vera, which comprises a fully electric system, as well as autonomous driving capabilities. They aim to serve companies with regular transport between fixed logistics locations.

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Sep 10, 2018 - 05:19 pm

Autonomous 2-in-1 electric van by Daimler (video)

Daimler is looking to get ready for future urban transport – in any form. Their latest concept is double-sided, and not “just” autonomous and electric. The “Vision Urbanetic” can be transformed from minibus to delivery van in less than two minutes.

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