Oct 29, 2021 - 02:37 pm
China to introduce battery swapping programme
The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has announced the launch of a government battery replacement pilot programme for electric vehicles. This involves not only electric cars but also trucks.
Sep 22, 2021 - 05:39 pm
Baidu to enter heavy goods transport with subsidiary ‘DeepWay’
The Chinese internet giant Baidu is setting its sights on the market for heavy goods vehicles through its subsidiary DeepWay. For 2023, the company is holding out the prospect of an electric “robot truck”, for which some key data has already been announced, such as a battery change system that is supposed to provide fresh […]
Mar 11, 2021 - 01:08 pm
Project eHaul examines robot battery-swapping for trucks
In a three-year project called eHaul, a German consortium of business and science is dedicated to developing an automated battery-swapping station for heavy electric trucks. Among others, the TU Berlin, the Fraunhofer IVI and Bosch are involved in the project.