Oct 19, 2022 - 10:53 am
FTP Industrial opens new electric drive plant
FPT Industrial, the powertrain brand of Iveco parent Iveco, has opened a new electric drive factory in Turin, Italy. At full capacity, it will employ about 200 people to produce more than 20,000 electric axles and battery packs per year.
Sep 17, 2022 - 03:26 pm
Nikola & Iveco start testing e-trucks in the Port of Hamburg
In Germany, in the Port of Hamburg, a demonstration phase has begun with the first three Nikola BEV tractor units in Europe. In the second phase of the project, the full integration of the BEV vehicles into port operations and the installation of the charging infrastructure will take place in 2023.
Sep 15, 2021 - 04:06 pm
Iveco & Nikola getting closer to truck plant in Germany
Nikola & Iveco gear up for truck production in Germany at the Iveco plant in Ulm as planned. The factory has now been officially presented with the production of the Nikola Tre to begin there this year. The pilot customer in Europe is the Port of Hamburg that will work up to 25 trucks next […]
Dec 15, 2020 - 09:05 pm
Major truck makers pledge to go zero-emission by 2040
Europe’s leading truck manufacturers just pledged to no longer produce diesel trucks from 2040. However, the industry together with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research also points to politicians having to prepare the ground.
Feb 7, 2020 - 05:58 pm
Nikola Tre to build electric trucks at Iveco in Germany
Iveco-owner CNH Industrial and Nikola Motor will build the Nikola Tre in battery-electric and fuel cell version at the Iveco plant in Ulm, Germany. The first e-trucks to go into production from 2021 are the battery-electric 4×2 and 6×2 vehicles. The fuel cell version is planned for 2023.
Nov 20, 2019 - 02:23 pm
Battery manufacturer Microvast follows Tesla to Brandenburg
Following Tesla’s announced plans for a production plant in Germany, the US battery system manufacturer Microvast will also be settling just outside of Berlin. Microvast is moving their European headquarters from Frankfurt am Main to the town of Ludwigsfelde, where they will manufacture battery systems for vans, trucks, sports cars and off-road vehicles from the […]
Oct 4, 2019 - 04:53 pm
H2Haul for fuel cell trucks starts in Europe
The H2Haul project (Hydrogen fuel cell trucks for heavy-duty, zero-emission logistics) has now been officially launched. A total of 16 heavy goods vehicles with fuel cells are to be tested in practice at several locations in Europe.
Sep 3, 2019 - 03:30 pm
Iveco owner CNH invests in Nikola
CNH Industrial joins Nikola, the US startup specialising in fuel cell and battery-electric trucks, with 250 million dollars. The investment is part of a new round of financing in which Nikola intends to generate more than a billion dollars in capital.