Tag: Electric Transporter

Oct 17, 2019 - 03:54 pm

Ford expands PHEV tests to Cologne

Ford is extending their field tests with plug-in hybrids to Cologne. In the Rhine metropolis, nine Ford Transit Custom PHEVs and one Tourneo Custom PHEV will be used in five municipal fleets for a year in different everyday scenarios.

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Oct 17, 2019 - 12:43 pm

PSA confirms electric vans Expert and Jumpy

The French PSA Group has now confirmed that from next year, in addition to the Opel Vivaro, the Peugeot Expert and Citroën Jumpy models will also be available on the market as purely electric van variants.

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Sep 27, 2019 - 03:59 pm

Ford Transit and Tourneo Custom available as PHEV

Ford has opened the order books in Europe for the plug-in hybrid variants of its Transit Custom and Tourneo Custom models. While transit is intended to score as a delivery van, the Tourneo, according to Ford, can be used as a business shuttle or family car.

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May 23, 2019 - 04:29 pm

Potential buyer for DP/DHL’s StreetScooter vans?

Deutsche Post/DHL has reportedly found a prominent prospective buyer for the planned sale of its StreetScooter electric van division. Insiders state that the Aachen e-mobility pioneer Günther Schuh wants to take over the German Post subsidiary he had helped build in the first place.

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Apr 22, 2019 - 03:48 pm

Ecovolta electrifies special crawler transporter

Swiss Ecovolta has electrified a transporter from Aebi Schmidt, a specialist for the maintenance of green spaces in challenging terrain such as ski slopes. The eVT 450 Vario transporter currently operates at 1,300 metres in the car-free alpine village of Stoos.

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Apr 2, 2019 - 01:49 pm

Mercedes eSprinter: cruising the arctic circle

This March, we accompanied Mercedes-Benz Vans live for their winter testing of the upcoming electric transporter in northern Sweden. The eSprinter took off from the Arctic Circle and scored well with its sophisticated thermal management system and generously packed battery.

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Dec 6, 2018 - 01:56 pm

Opel announces details to 2020 electrification strategy

Opel has been releasing details regarding their planned electrification strategy over the next two years. Among other things, the manufacturer will open the order books for two electrified models in the first half of 2019: the new electric Corsa and the Grandland X plug-in hybrid.

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Nov 22, 2018 - 03:26 pm

CityFreighter and XPO develop e-transporter CF1

The California based companies CityFreighter and XPO Sales are cooperating to develop and market fully electric delivery trucks. Their first vehicle will be the CF1, a new electric transporter designed for last mile deliveries with a 100 mile range (160 km).

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Nov 19, 2018 - 06:22 pm

Hamburg: DPD to deliver with electric vehicles exclusively

Delivery company DPD will electrify their entire fleet in Hamburg by summer next year, meaning they will operate with zero local emissions in the city centre. DPD will incorporate a mix of electric vans and trucks and smaller light electric vehicles such as scooters and bikes.

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Nov 19, 2018 - 04:50 pm

FedEx to use 1,000 electric vans made by Chanje

Logistics giant FedEx will incorporate a 1,000 electric vans made by Chanje into their fleet. Majority owner FDG announced the news and FedEx will lease these electric vans through Ryder, a commercial fleet management firm.

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Nov 19, 2018 - 02:42 pm

Avevai reveals electric vans powered by supercaps

Avevai, a start-up from Singapore is showing the first electric vehicles of their new Iona series at the Guangzhou Auto show in China. They developed the chassis of their electric van and small e-truck together with Daimler and Foton but the real innovation is in the system.

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Oct 27, 2018 - 01:23 pm

One million euros for Aachen startup UZE Mobility

A few days after the startup UZE Mobility announced their plan to lend out electric transporters free of charge, the company has announced a new major investor: vehicle manufacturers LUEG AG, one of the largest sales partners for Daimler in Germany, is investing €1M in UZE.

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Oct 22, 2018 - 04:49 pm

PSA plans to electrify their utility vehicles

PSA has announced plans to electrify their entire utility vehicle palette by 2025. Starting in 2020, the Peugeot Expert and the Citroën Jumpy will be electrified, while the Citroën Berlingo Electric and Peugeot Partner Electric will receive larger batteries.

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Oct 9, 2018 - 03:27 pm

Bosch to launch electric van sharing service

Bosch has developed a taste for sharing. After its Coup e-scooter service is running well, the company is looking to much bigger things. Bosch wants to start lending electric vans of StreetScooter at DIY stores across Germany. If the pilot works, a wider roll-out is imminent.

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Sep 24, 2018 - 05:04 pm

Ford kicks-off StreetScooter Work XL production

The lines at Ford’s factory in Cologne have begun rolling in order to make the largest electric van in the StreetScooter line-up, the Work XL. Based on the Ford Transit and equipped with EV technology by DP/DHL, they expect to activate the first 1,000 units this year.

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Sep 24, 2018 - 03:16 pm

Sales of Renault Master Z.E. electric van are on

Renault Trucks start selling their electric utility vehicle Master Z.E. officially today. The electric van comes in six variants designed to cater to various urban use cases with prices starting from €46,700 before battery lease. Moreover, Renault confirmed the real-life range.

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Sep 20, 2018 - 03:30 pm

ZF presents intelligent package e-transporter

The automobile supplier ZF has presented a new electric transport an at the IAA Commercial Vehicles, which will use Level 4 autonomous driving functions for last-mile transportation. Serial production is set to begin in two years.

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Sep 19, 2018 - 07:24 pm

Volkswagen debuts 5 electric commercial vehicles

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles follows the parent company’s lead and is electrifying mightily. They brought no less than five world debuts to Hanover that range from electric transporters over a cargo e-bike to a fuel cell van.

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Sep 8, 2018 - 05:31 pm

SAIC presents new variants of the Maxus EV80 transporter

The SAIC subsidiary Maxus has presented four new variants of their EV80 e-transporter at the IAA Commercial Vehicles. The new models will be offered with both drivers cabs as well as box vehicles. In future, SAIC aims to also provide a wheel-chair accessible version.

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Sep 6, 2018 - 03:16 pm

China strikes another 272 vehicles from subsidy list

The Chinese ministry for industry has announced further eliminations from their list of vehicles eligible for subsidies: This time 272 electric and hybrid vehicles will no longer be subsidized, because they had not entered production/been imported by the end of August.

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Aug 20, 2018 - 06:41 pm

Real-world trial with electric transporter Vario

Logistics firm Hellmann and trailer transmission maker BPW Bergische Achsen KG teamed up for a joint trial. BPW retrofitted a Mercedes Vario truck with their electric motor axle called eTransport. Hellmann will now integrate the van into their fleet for six months.

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Aug 16, 2018 - 05:42 pm

Bosch making electric drive for delivery EVs, up to 7.5t

Bosch has announced they are developing a new electric drive system for delivery vehicles. The eCityTruck line may electrify vans up to 7.5 tons. First transporters utilising the new drive may hit the road in 2019 and can run with or without transmission.

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Aug 16, 2018 - 04:49 pm

Long range Li-ion battery for eCUV by Tropos Motors

Tropos Motors has released a new battery pack for electric compact utility vehicles (eCUV) and claims it holds three times more range than power packs of competitors. The ABLE XR comes with a 26 kWh battery good for about 250 km. Launch is set in Q4/2018.

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Aug 15, 2018 - 03:46 pm

Royal Mail launching EV delivery fleet in Essex

A new fleet of electric postal vans has been introduced in South Essex by Royal Mail. The Eldon Way site is one of 18 UK-wide locations to have been fitted with charging stations with 100 electric vans in use around the country in total.

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Aug 5, 2018 - 04:56 pm

FedEx going electric in China

FedEx subsidiary FedEx Express has greened their fleet in China. They deployed 48 pure electric vehicles across 13 Chinese cities. The move is part of a strategy to increase efficiency of FedEx’ 90,000 vehicle fleet by 2025.

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Aug 1, 2018 - 04:35 pm

UPS contracts Thor Trucks to build e-transporter

The Californian startup Thor Trucks, which made headlines back in 2017 with the presentation of an electric truck prototype will now start working with UPS. The logistics giant has hired Thor to develop an electric delivery truck.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/10/17/ford-expands-phev-tests-to-cologne/
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