Tag: Brazil

Aug 27, 2021 - 12:22 pm

Mercedes presents electric bus chassis built in Brazil

Mercedes-Benz has presented a locally developed electric bus chassis in Brazil called eO500U. It features a low-floor design and can accommodate bodies up to 13.2 metres long. The chassis is expected to offer a range of 250 km and will be available from 2022.

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Aug 2, 2021 - 01:08 pm

Lilium is negotiating a major order from Brazil

The electric aerial taxi start-up Lilium says it is negotiating with the Brazilian airline Azul to sell 220 electric aircraft with a total value of one billion US dollars. It would be the company’s first order from Brazil.

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Jun 15, 2021 - 10:54 am

Volkswagen launches electric truck production in Brazil

Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus (VWCO) began series production of its first all-electric truck in Brazil on Monday. The South American brand is manufacturing the e-Delivery distribution truck in the Brazilian city of Resende and initially plans to produce 1,000 to 3,000 units per year.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 02:50 pm

Eve Urban Air reports two major eVTOL orders

The electric aircraft manufacturer Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions, a subsidiary of the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer, has received two large orders within a few days. Both Halo Aviation and Helisul Aviation are ordering several units of Eve’s vertical take-off and landing electric air taxi.

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Mar 17, 2021 - 05:56 pm

BYD presents first electric bendy bus made in Brazil

BYD has unveiled its first electric articulated bus produced in Brazil. By October of this year, the manufacturer, together with partner Marcopolo, plans to deliver twelve units for use on Brazil’s first all-electric bus corridor in São José dos Campos.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 12:33 am

Brazilian brewery Ambev orders another 1,000 EVs

The Brazilian brewery Ambev has now ordered another 1,000 electric vehicles from the Brazilian manufacturers FNM and Agrale and its associated start-up FNM. The new vehicles will add to the brewery’s growing fleet of electric vehicles.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 02:15 am

Brazilian FNM trucks reborn with Octillion batteries

Brazil’s Fábrica Nacional de Motores (FNM) has been reborn with electric trucks powered by batteries from Northern California’s Octillion Power Systems. The collaboration will produce Class 6 and Class 8 trucks as well as buses and tractors.

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Sep 1, 2020 - 05:57 pm

BYD opens electric bus battery factory in Brazil

BYD has now started operations at its battery factory in Brazil. The factory is the third factory in the country belonging to the Chinese electric vehicle giant, though this will be their first battery factory and will produce lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries primarily for electric buses.

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May 17, 2020 - 05:09 pm

BYD to supply fleet of articulated e-buses to Brazil

BYD will supply 12 all-electric articulated buses to the new Green Line Project corridor, the main urban mobility project in the city of São José dos Campos, in Brazil’s São Paulo state. All the buses will be delivered in the next 18 months.

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Apr 7, 2020 - 03:54 pm

ZEBRA to bring electric buses to South America

The ZEBRA (Zero Emission Bus Rapid-deployment Accelerator) project, led by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) and C40 Cities, is dedicated to accelerating the rollout of electric buses in Latin America. Phase one focuses on four cities.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 04:54 pm

EV charging infrastructure roll-out in Brazil

Brazil’s EV charging infrastructure is moving ahead with both public and private actors. Volvo, BMW and Portugal-based energy firm EDP are among them, along with Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Siemens, ABB and Electric Mobility Brazil from Sao Paulo.

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Jan 13, 2020 - 02:44 pm

Lime is withdrawing e-scooter sharing from 12 cities

The shared e-scooter supplier Lime is withdrawing from twelve cities due to lack of profitability. In the USA these include Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego and San Antonio, in Latin America Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Lima, Puerto Vallarta, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo and the Austrian city of Linz in Europe.

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Dec 4, 2019 - 02:37 pm

Hyundai unveils electric strategy till 2025 & beyond

The Hyundai Motor Company has presented its ‘Strategy 2025’ roadmap, in which the South Korean Group also sets its frameworks for electrification. By 2025, Hyundai intends to become one of the three largest EV manufacturers in the world with a multi-faceted approach.

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Oct 4, 2019 - 05:10 pm

BYD delivers 9 electric garbage trucks to Brazil

BYD has delivered nine electric trucks to the Rio de Janeiro municipal cleaning company Comlurb, which will use the BYD T8 electric trucks for waste collection. This will apparently make the fleet the largest fleet of electric trucks outside of China.

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Jun 12, 2019 - 04:31 pm

Oxis prepares for serial production of Li-S batteries

The lithium-sulfur battery specialist Oxis Energy has announced plans to build the first production plant for the manufacture of electrolyte and cathode material specifically for the mass production of lithium-sulfur cells in Port Talbot in Wales.

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Dec 13, 2018 - 08:03 pm

BYD delivers electric buses to Brazil & Hungary

Brazil’s largest city, that is Sao Paulo, has received its first electric buses from BYD. The 15 buses are part of a pilot project involving solar power, before they will take up full service in March 2019. Meanwhile, BYD has also become active in Hungary.

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Aug 21, 2018 - 05:29 pm

Brazil: Brewery Ambev to run 1,600 VW electric trucks

Brazilian beer maker Ambev plans to add 1,600 electric trucks to fleets of its logistic suppliers. The first will be the VW e-Delivery that is to hit the road this year. It is the kickstart of a trial designed to find the zero emission technology serving Ambev best.

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Jul 29, 2018 - 05:11 pm

BYD delivers 30 EVs to Brazil

BYD has completed their so far largest order from Brazil. The Brazilian city of São José dos Campos is leasing 30 electric vehicles from the Chinese manufacturer, which will be used by police and government.

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May 23, 2018 - 04:49 pm

Oxis Energy begins cell production in Brazil

The British battery specialist OXIS Energy is in the process of opening a manufacturing facility in the Minas Gerais state in southeastern Brazil. OCIS is aiming to produce batteries for electric buses and planes with their lithium-sulfur technology.

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Mar 20, 2018 - 02:42 pm

Toyota to conquer Brazil with Flexible Fuel Hybrid

Toyota has special plans for the Brazilian market: A prototype based on the Prius, but using so-called Flexible Fuel Hybrid technology has been introduced. The Hybrid FFV can run on gasoline, as well as alternative fuel sources, such as ethanol.

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Mar 13, 2018 - 01:22 pm

Nissan to offer Leaf in Latin America

Nissan will be offering the Leaf as of the coming year in Latin America as well. The EV will be released in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Uruguay and Puerto Rico in the first phase of South American rollout.

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27.08.2021 12:22