Tag: Amazon

Nov 29, 2022 - 04:53 pm

Amazon India partners with TVS Motor

Amazon India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian manufacturer TVS Motor. TVS will deploy electric two and three-wheelers for Amazon’s last-mile deliveries in India.

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Oct 10, 2022 - 01:54 pm

Amazon pushes €1 billion into decarbonising operations in Europe

Amazon has announced investing over one billion euros into decarbonising its logistics operations in Europe within the next five years. The online retailer targets doubling the electric vehicle fleets with plans for purchasing thousands of new EVs, including large trucks and corresponding mega-watt charging infrastructure.

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Oct 6, 2022 - 04:37 pm

Amazon orders 20 FH Electric from Volvo Trucks

In Germany, Volvo Trucks is to deliver 20 FH Electric heavy-duty electric trucks to Amazon before the end of the year. The electric trucks are to replace Amazon’s old diesel vehicles. Volvo Trucks only recently started series production of the FH Electric in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Jul 22, 2022 - 03:05 pm

Amazon is putting Rivian delivery vans on the road

Amazon has begun using Rivian electric vans to deliver packages in the US. The launch will take place in more than a dozen cities, including Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, Nashville, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle and St Louis.

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Mar 27, 2022 - 02:43 pm

Amazon puts heavy-duty e-trucks made by DAF on UK roads

DAF Trucks, part of the US Group Paccar, has delivered five heavy-duty electric trucks to Amazon UK. The EVs can carry up to 37 tons and join what Amazon calls its “middle mile” delivery fleet. They are also the first e-trucks in their class Amazon is operating in Europe.

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Mar 11, 2022 - 02:35 pm

Rivian marks billions in losses for Q4 2021

Rivian has presented its business figures for the fourth quarter and the 2021 fiscal year. Due to the expenses for the production ramp-up, the loss increased enormously. As deliveries are still at a manageable level, sales are still low.

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Nov 1, 2021 - 01:05 pm

Amazon rumoured to hold 20 per cent of Rivian

Amazon has now increased its stake in electric vehicle start-up Rivian to around 20 per cent. This became known via a notification from the e-commerce giant to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The online retailer is known to be both an investor and a major customer of Rivian.

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Oct 26, 2021 - 03:59 pm

ABB’s Panion & AWS launch fleet management tool

ABB’s corporate startup Panion and Amazon Web Services (AWS) are launching the test phase of their jointly developed digital solution for electric vehicle fleet charge planning. The cloud-based software, called Panion EV Charge Planning, is dedicated to real-time management of electric fleets and charging facilities.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 01:46 pm

Redwood gathers $700 million in investment

The battery recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has raised more than 700 million US dollars from a group of strategic investors. The money is to be used to finance expansion.

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May 25, 2021 - 04:07 pm

Beta Technologies closes financing round with $368 million

After Beta Technologies received an order for the delivery of ten vertical take-off and landing electric air vehicles by the UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward at the beginning of April, the US manufacturer now reports the closing of a financing round for 368 million US dollars.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 06:19 pm

Flipkart & Amazon electrify fleets with EVs from Mahindra Electric

Amazon India has just partnered with Mahindra Electric and has announced they will deploy close to a hundred Mahindra Treo Zor EVs in seven major cities across the country. Amazon’s rival on the e-commerce marketplace in India, Flipkart, has also just announced that they will deploy more than 25,000 electric vehicles by 2030.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 03:18 pm

Amazon & Rivian making speedy progress (video)

After Amazon announced in September 2019 that it would order 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian, the e-commerce giant has now begun testing the new e-transporters on delivery routes in parts of Los Angeles. The trials are right on (record) time.

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Jan 11, 2021 - 05:25 pm

Huge order for Lion Electric trucks from Amazon

Amazon plans to procure up to 2,500 all-electric Lion 6 and Lion 8 trucks from Canadian manufacturer Lion Electric by 2025. The framework agreement already concluded with Amazon in July 2020 was revealed hidden in a long stock exchange notice.

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Jan 6, 2021 - 12:42 pm

Rivian scores in new financing round

Electric car startup Rivian is reportedly close to closing a multi-billion dollar financing round. According to a media report, the new investments are expected to bring Rivian a valuation of 25 billion US dollars (around 20 billion euros).

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Dec 17, 2020 - 03:57 pm

ZeroAvia granted millions

ZeroAvia, a company specialising in electric aircraft propulsion systems, has raised the equivalent of 17.5 million euros in a Series A financing round and, in parallel, received a commitment for a million-euro grant from the British government.

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Dec 15, 2020 - 07:49 pm

Robotaxi unveiled by Amazon’s Zoox

The Californian startup Zoox, acquired by Amazon in June 2020, has just revealed a preview of its first Robotaxi. It is, of course, purely electric and is designed for fully autonomous driving, doing without either a steering wheel or driver’s cockpit.

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Dec 9, 2020 - 03:23 pm

Mercedes announces new platform for eSprinter

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to put the eSprinter on a new platform. The ‘Electric Versatiles Platform’ (EVP) is meant to enable greater ranges and various superstructures in order to prepare the electric Sprinter for the requirements of the North American market and potential customer Amazon.

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Oct 9, 2020 - 12:32 pm

Amazon & Rivian debut custom-made electric van

Amazon presents the first tailor-made delivery van the company has developed together with Rivian. The all-electric transporter builds the base of an order that is easily not just the largest in Rivian’s young history but among the biggest in the world.

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Sep 20, 2020 - 03:00 pm

Amazon orders ten Lion Electric trucks

Amazon is now part of a growing number of customers for Lion Electric vehicles. The company that entered the zero-emission market with electric school buses now sees demand increase for its electric trucks.

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Aug 28, 2020 - 01:30 pm

Amazon orders over 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes

Amazon orders more than 1,800 electric transporters from Mercedes-Benz Vans. The order includes around 600 eVito and more than 1,200 eSprinter delivery vans, with Amazon expecting deliveries to begin this year. This is the largest order for electric vehicles from Mercedes transporter unit to date.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/12/02/amazon-expands-micromobility-fleet-new-hubs-in-the-uk/
02.12.2022 16:47