Tag: DHL

Dec 6, 2022 - 12:57 pm

BrightDrop begins manufacturing electric transporter vans in Canada

The General Motors brand BrightDrop now also produces electric vans in Canada. Following the conversion of the plant in Ingersoll, the Zevo 600 will be produced there with immediate effect and the Zevo 400 from the end of 2023. BrightDrop also presents its first Canadian launch customer: DHL Express Canada.

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Dec 5, 2022 - 01:57 pm

Deutsche Post DHL orders 2,000 Ford electric vans

Ford Pro will equip Deutsche Post DHL Group with more than 2,000 electric delivery vans worldwide by the end of 2023. The German Group will use the new vans for last-mile logistics in various countries, including the UK.

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May 12, 2022 - 03:23 pm

DHL orders more electric trucks from Volvo

Deutsche Post DHL has announced that it will procure 44 new electric trucks from Volvo for its European operations. Both companies have signed a cooperation agreement “to accelerate the transition to zero-emission commercial vehicles”.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 10:00 am

DHL UK to put 270 Ford E-Transit vans into operation

DHL Express will introduce 270 new e-transit vans to its UK fleet this summer. The 270 new Ford E-Transits are due to enter service between May and September, serving over 30 different locations including London, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol, Southampton, Liverpool, Sheffield, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

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Feb 2, 2022 - 01:22 pm

Odin launches StreetScooter production under new management

Three weeks after the takeover of StreetScooter Engineering GmbH, Odin Automotive has now announced the official start of production of the first StreetScooter vehicles under the new management. They will be manufactured on the existing production line in Düren and delivered to the former owner Deutsche Post DHL Group.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 03:35 pm

DHL Parcel UK buys 50 Mercedes eSprinter vans

DHL Parcel UK will add 50 new electric vans to their fleet before the year’s end. The logistics company will deploy the 50 Mercedes-Benz eSprinter L2s in Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester, Leicester, Bristol and Southampton and complement the fleet in London.

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Aug 4, 2021 - 02:03 pm

DHL orders 12 electric aircraft from Eviation

The German postal services giant, DHL Express, has ordered twelve Alice electric aircraft from Eviation. The electric delivery aircraft are scheduled for delivery to DHL Express in 2024. Eviation has scheduled the aircraft’s maiden flight for later this year.

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Apr 26, 2021 - 02:04 pm

DHL Express buys 100 e-Ducato for Europe

DHL Express has purchased 100 of the first E-Ducato vans for its European fleet as part of a partnership with Fiat Professional. As part of Deutsche Post DHL Group’s recently unveiled sustainability roadmap, DHL Express plans to expand its delivery fleet to 14,000 electric transporters by 2030.

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Apr 23, 2021 - 12:29 pm

StreetScooter production extended til end of 2022

Deutsche Post will extend the production of its StreetScooter until at least the end of 2022. The reason for this is the high demand for the electric delivery vehicles within the group. A new variant of the electric delivery van is also planned.

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Apr 22, 2021 - 08:38 pm

Deutsche Post DHL expands electric fleets in Germany

After Deutsche Post DHL Group presented its sustainability strategy in March, the Group has now given more details on the plans for its Post & Parcel Germany division. This will include 6,500 more StreetScooter vans, 5,000 e-trikes and expanded charging infrastructure.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 08:43 pm

DHL Express to deploy 98 e-vans from Lightning eMotors

DHL Express will deploy 98 electric delivery vans from Lightning eMotors in the United States. After a successful pilot program using nine Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD electric vans late last year, the company plans to deploy 89 electric vehicles this year in New York and California.

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Mar 22, 2021 - 05:59 pm

Deutsche Post DHL to triple electric van fleet by 2030

Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) steps up the pace to decarbonise the company. The Group has earmarked seven billion euros for investments to reduce its CO2 emissions over the next ten years. Electric vehicles play a crucial role for last-mile logistics in particular.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 01:56 am

Volvo & DHL Freight start pilot with e-semi-trailer

DHL Freight and Volvo Trucks want to jointly drive forward the introduction of purely electric heavy trucks for regional transport in Europe. In a pilot project in Sweden, a Volvo electric truck will be tested over longer distances.

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Nov 12, 2020 - 12:15 pm

StreetScooter delays end of production

The announced end of production at StreetScooter has been moved “a few months” to 2021. The owner, Deutsche Post says that the extension of the StreetScooter production does not represent any change of strategy.

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Jul 15, 2020 - 12:38 pm

Electric truck initiatives take off in Europe & the USA

18 European companies and organisations have formed a coalition, the European Clean Trucking Alliance (ECTA), to call for the decarbonisation of road freight transport in the EU. A similar initiative is forming in the USA – driven by several states.

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Feb 29, 2020 - 03:19 pm

StreetScooter: Deutsche Post to cease electric van production

Deutsche Post/DHL has announced that they will cease the manufacturing of their StreetScooter electric vans before the end of this year. The Group’s CEO Frank Appel has given up on finding a buyer for its subsidiary, even though it looked as if a deal with China’s Chery was as good as made.

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Feb 8, 2020 - 01:26 pm

Another CEO change for StreetScooter

After less than a year at the helm of DP/DHL’s electric van building business, StreetScooter CEO Jörg Sommer will be leaving the post, effective immediately. Markus Dörr, currently Chief Operations Officer will take over as CEO.

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Nov 26, 2019 - 02:44 pm

StreetScooter plans to enter US market in 2020

Deutsche Post/DHL will launch the StreetScooter Work L electric delivery van in two US cities from spring 2020. It is still unclear exactly which these are. According to CTO Ulrich Stuhec, StreetScooter’s EVs could be established on a large scale in the USA in 2022 or 2023.

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Oct 22, 2019 - 01:35 pm

StreetScooter made in Germany

StreetScooter CEO Jörg Sommer has cut short the rumours about the company relocating its production. The German plants in Aachen and Düren are apparently not up for discussion – rather, new employees are being sought for Aachen. This is to be made possible by a cooperation with a Japanese company.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 01:34 pm

StreetScooter reveals next-gen electric delivery vans

The Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter has just presented the successor versions of its Work and Work L electric commercial vehicles. The new generation of vehicles hardly differs in appearance from its predecessor but has been technically upgraded in a number of decisive points.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 03:39 pm

Executive changes and continuing deficit at StreetScooter

StreetScooter has hired former managers from Tesla and Ford to join the executive team of the German electric delivery van manufacturer with immediate effect. German postal services Deutsche Post, however, is again expecting significant losses from its subsidiary this year.

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Sep 7, 2019 - 04:12 pm

StreetScooter enters China with Chery

Deutsche Post DHL Group subsidiary StreetScooter and the Chinese car manufacturer Chery will be setting up a joint venture to build and sell electric delivery vans in China. The two companies signed a corresponding letter of intent during German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s trip to China.

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Sep 1, 2019 - 10:30 pm

The 10,000th StreetScooter joins the DHL fleet

The 10,000th StreetScooter to join the DHL parcel delivery fleet has just been presented in Cologne, Germany. Since its launch, the Post subsidiary’s electric vehicles have covered more than 100 million kilometres and saved around 36,000 tons of CO2 annually.

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Jun 24, 2019 - 01:22 pm

DHL’s e-van business StreetScooter selects new COO

Markus Doerr will take over the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at DHL’s van building outlet StreetScooter on 1 July. As a new member of the management board, the former consultant will be responsible for production, purchasing and quality.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/12/06/brightdrop-begins-manufacturing-electric-transporter-vans-in-canada/
06.12.2022 12:46