Tag: Electric Transporter

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 13, 2018 - 12:13 pm

Nio charging van requires diesel rescue

In a somewhat embarrassing event, the Nio charging van, which is supposed to save stranded electric vehicles on the road had to be rescued by another vehicle when it ran out of juice.

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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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Jul 12, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Goldman Sachs evaluating future StreetScooter options

The German postal agency Deutsche Post has tasked the investment bank Goldman Sachs with evaluating potential future options for the StreetScooter e-transporter. Possible are partnerships, sale of the technology or opening up for public investment.

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Jul 11, 2018 - 07:38 pm

Swansea launching largest EV fleet in Wales

Swansea Council has taken delivery of 40 Partner Electric vans from Peugeot, making Swansea the local authority with the largest electric van fleet in Wales. The electric vehicles for council staff have been leased on a five-year contract.

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Jul 8, 2018 - 07:04 pm

Innogy and StreetScooter jointly develop fuel cell vans

Innogy subsidiary Westnetz and StreetScooter have entered a development partnership. Westnetz will purchase a total of 300 electric vans by 2022 that StreetScooter will modify according to the utility’s requirements. This includes fuel cell systems, a first for StreetScooter.

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Jul 5, 2018 - 06:17 pm

Postal services in Poland and Netherlands go electric

Not only Deutsche Post looks into electrifying their delivery operations. A new initiative by the Dutch PostNL now replaces diesel vehicles with electric cargo bikes in Utrecht. Also the mail service in Poland, Poczta Polska, wants to electrify by developing their own vehicle.

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May 26, 2018 - 05:32 pm

UK to continue subsidizing EVs until October

The British government will not change the subsidization scheme from the current format until October this year. This means that electrified personal vehicles will receive up to a 4,500 pound subsidy from the government, while electrified transporters get up to 8,000 pounds.

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May 24, 2018 - 01:29 pm

Nissan starts delivery of new e-NV200

Nissan has begun the delivery of its Barcelona-made e-NV200 with an increased battery capacity by 40 kW. Since the market launch in January, more than 4,000 orders have been accepted for the new e-NV200, according to Nissan.

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Apr 26, 2018 - 07:06 pm

Chronopost orders 100 e-transporters from Voltia

The french parcel service Chronopost, who belongs to the DPD Group, has ordered 100 electric transporters from the Slovak Voltia. The acquisition is part of Chronopost’s plan to eventually deliver packages in Paris on a completely electrical basis.

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Apr 8, 2018 - 05:27 pm

UK government extends operating licenses for vans

The British government changed the laws regarding driving permits to make alternative energy vans more attractive to the wider public. The normal drivers license now allows for drivers to drive a hybrid or electric transporter weighing up to 4.25 tons, instead of the previous 3.5 tons.

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Apr 8, 2018 - 04:03 pm

German Post considers expanding StreetScooter

The German Post has been considering strategic options to expand the business surrounding their StreetScooter vans. An external investor is being considered, as well as opening the venture for public investment.

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Jan 22, 2016 - 08:43 am

EV market share in Norway.

EVs held an average of 22 percent of the market share in Norway in 2015. December sales ended on a high, with a total of 2,783 plug-in registered. 1,978 units were all-electric, another 805 plug-in hybrids. In total, 25,788 new BEVs (up 42%) and 7,817 PHEV (up 367%) were registered in the Nordic country last year.
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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/06/china-strikes-another-272-vehicles-from-subsidy-list/
06.09.2018 15:30