Jan 21, 2018 - 02:50 am

Nissan to launch electric bus with Leaf technology

Japan will see the start of an electric bus project that will utilise technology of the Nissan Leaf. Headed by Kumamoto University testing of the Yoka ECO Bus is to commence this February. The bus comes with three electric drives, batteries as well as the inverter of Nissan’s bestselling EV.

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Jan 10, 2018 - 01:59 pm

Workhorse W-15 now available to everyone

American Workhorse has opened the order books so that anyone that fancies an electric pick-up truck may reserve. Each name entered calls for a 1,000 dollar deposit and Workhorse hopes to start deliveries by late 2018.

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Jan 9, 2018 - 11:30 am

Toyota creates future concept e-Palette and alliance

With its versatile concept e-Palette put on display at CES, Toyota is giving an idea of its vision of future mobility. The adaptable vehicle – of course all-electric and autonomous – can be transformed into a lot of different vehicle types. An alliance shall help to develop the vehicle.

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Jan 2, 2018 - 11:27 am

Geely acquires shares in AB Volvo

After taking over Swedish carmaker Volvo 2010, the Chinese Geely group is now also owning parts of the separately operating truck specialist AB Volvo. Geely replaces investor Cevian Capital and thus acquires shares worth 2,8bn euros.

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Dec 21, 2017 - 02:44 pm

Pre-orders for Tesla truck now possible in Europe

Tesla has opened the order books for its electric truck Semi in Europe – or let’s say in several European countries such as Norway, the Netherlands and Great Britain. Besides that, more and more Model 3 cars are about to get delivered to external clients.

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Dec 11, 2017 - 01:16 pm

FAW Jiefang is bulding Electric Trucks

The Chinese truck manufacturer FAW Jiefang Automotive has opened their first factory for the production of electric trucks. In the new factory in Qingdao 50, 000 trucks are scheduled to be produced annually.
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Dec 11, 2017 - 12:11 pm

BYD plans EV Factory in Morocco

The Chinese vehicle Manufacturer BYD has signed an agreement with the Moroccan government to construct a factory in the north African nation. In the production site near Tangiers BYD plans to engage 2,500 employees to construct passenger vehicles, buses and trucks with electric engines, as well as produce a range of batteries.

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Dec 7, 2017 - 10:41 am

Irizar and Ferrostaal sign sales partnership for D-A-CH

The Spanish manufacturer has chosen Hamburg-based Ferrostaal Equipment Solutions to take care of its electric bus and charging infrastructure business in terms of sales, project management and after sales. Their deal involves the D-A-CH region, namely Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Dec 4, 2017 - 10:10 am

UQM Technologies establishes Sino-American alliance

The U.S. specialist for electric drivetrains targets the commercial vehicle market in China and thus teams up with the China National Heavy Duty Truck Group (CNHTC) and the latter’s subsidiary Sinotruk Global Village Investment Limited based in Hong Kong.

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Nov 28, 2017 - 02:57 pm

First electric truck by VDL

Tesla’s Semi inspires others to follow suit and it is Dutch VDL and DAF announcing their first electric truck. DAF delivers the base while VDL adds the electric motor and battery pack for what is their first foray into the electric heavy weight class.

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https://www.electrive.com/2017/11/27/vw-jac-may-build-electric-uvs-china/
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