Jun 7, 2020 - 02:01 pm

Fiat introduces serial electric van E-Ducato

One year after showing the prototype and some technical data, Fiat Professional is unveiling the production version of the E-Ducato. The market launch will start “in the coming months” with the opening of the order books in the main European markets.

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Jun 5, 2020 - 01:19 pm

GM planning electric delivery van

General Motors is reportedly working on a purely electric delivery van to go into production at the end of 2021. Also, the US carmaker is said to have imminent cooperation plans with CATL in China.

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May 28, 2020 - 06:56 pm

Toyota reveals fully-electric Proace van

Toyota plans to launch battery-electric versions of the Proace and Proace City in 2020 and 2021 respectively with well-known PSA technology. The Proace has a decisive difference in comparison to the three other commercial vehicles from PSA.

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May 19, 2020 - 01:12 pm

VW Commercial Vehicles launches electric van in the UK

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched their first fully electric van in the UK. Prices for the battery-electric ABT eTransporter 6.1 start from £42,060 (exc. VAT). As VW is still waiting on approval, the price does not include the Plug-in Van Grant so far.

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May 12, 2020 - 03:03 pm

Citroën ë-Jumpy to hit markets this year

Citroën has just announced it is expecting to launch the all-electric version of the Jumper city van – called the ë-Jumpy – by the end of this year. The fully-electric electric Berlingo panel van should follow this in 2021.

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May 7, 2020 - 03:01 pm

Nissan Europe adds Voltia electric van to its range

The fully-electric van is a version of the e-NV200 with a larger load floor. Until now, the model has been marketed by the e-mobility specialist under its own management but from now on, the model will be sold by Nissan in Europe as the Nissan e-NV200 XL Voltia.

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Apr 29, 2020 - 04:28 pm

Optare launches H2 fuel cell double-decker bus

Optare, the English subsidiary of India’s commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland, is launching a fuel cell double-decker bus in cooperation with Arcola Energy. The first Optare Metrodecker H2 buses are already scheduled to go into service in 2021.

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Apr 27, 2020 - 12:47 pm

LEVC pauses supplier payments for April

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has apparently stopped payments to suppliers for at least a month. The company has invoked a force majeure clause in its contracts due to the coronavirus crisis. LEVC’s business plan for this year remains unchanged.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 03:00 pm

BYD & Hino to cooperate on electric utility vehicles

BYD and Toyota’s commercial vehicle subsidiary Hino Motors have signed a strategic cooperation agreement in the field of electric vehicles. The agreement initially provides for the joint development of BEV commercial vehicles and will later extend to other areas such as sales.

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Apr 22, 2020 - 04:12 pm

DroidDrive presents last-mile delivery EV system

The Ducktrain is a new innovation from RWTH Aachen University. The Aachen-based company DroidDrive is developing an electrically driven articulated train consisting of trailers that are to swarm out autonomously in the delivery area. A first prototype has now started testing.

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Apr 22, 2020 - 03:24 pm

EU electric utility vehicle registrations on the rise

ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, has published the registration figures in the EU for buses, trucks (from 3.5 tonnes) and vans in 2019 by type of drive. While the figures for buses and trucks have more than doubled, the electric vehicle segment has grown much more slowly.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 02:38 pm

Hagebau Logistik switches to electric forklifts

In the future, the German company Hagebau Logistik will rely entirely on rented electric forklifts from Jungheinrich. The logistics division of the Hagebau Group is thus decommissioning all its diesel forklifts and will only use electric vehicles in the future.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 12:14 pm

Daimler & Volvo join on truck and bus fuel cells

Daimler Truck and the Volvo Group intend to establish a joint venture to develop and build fuel cells for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. Although the letter of intent just signed is non-binding, a final agreement is expected to be concluded by the end of the year.

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