Tag: Electric Transporters

Sep 10, 2019 - 03:32 pm

Opel is electrifying utility vehicles

At the IAA, Opel presented the Corsa-e and Grandland X Plug-in-Hybrid, as well as the Corsa-e Rally. The Germans further announced the next steps of their electric offensive concerning light commercial vehicles.

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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 2, 2019 - 02:37 pm

Pharmaceutical distribution goes electric in the UK

The UK pharmacy Boots is introducing a pilot programme with five electric Renault Kangoo ZE electric vans to deliver prescriptions in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Should the pilot prove successful, expansion across the UK is expected.

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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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Aug 31, 2019 - 10:13 am

Hyundai plans for 17 electric utility vehicles by 2025

Hyundai announced plans to develop a total of 17 electric commercial vehicles they want market-ready by 2025, by which time the South Korean manufacturer plans to have expanded its range of commercial vehicles to include seven battery-electric and ten fuel cell models.

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Aug 23, 2019 - 11:36 am

Mercedes says Citan successor will be electric van

Mercedes-Benz continues its commitment in the small van segment and has therefore decided on the successor to the Citan city delivery van – this time including a fully electric version. The vehicle will again be built in cooperation with Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 06:37 pm

EDAG presents modular fuel-cell robotic vehicle CityBot

Development service provider EDAG will be presenting a study of a swarm intelligent and multifunctional robotic vehicle with fuel cell drive for the IAA. The EDAG CityBot is to be operational around the clock and can be retrofitted as required using add-on modules.

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Jul 25, 2019 - 03:15 pm

Milk & More orders 159 more electric vans

The British milk supplier Milk & More procures 159 additional electric vans. The new LDV EV80 vehicles are scheduled to go into service by the end of September and expand the company’s electric fleet to more than 500 vehicles.

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Jul 24, 2019 - 02:14 pm

Austrian Post is banking on Renault’s Kangoo Z.E.

The Austrian Post is increasingly using electric delivery vehicles. Last year, the country’s largest logistics company received a total of 110 Renault Kangoo Z.E. all-electric vans, 139 more of which are currently in the process of being delivered.

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Jul 20, 2019 - 02:48 pm

Royal Mail rolls out another 190 electric vans

In London and the South East, Royal Mail is rolling another out 190 electric vans, which will join the 100 electric van fleet already operating in the area. Notably, vans in this fleet will be painted green, unlike the traditional red colour of Royal Mail.

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Jul 15, 2019 - 12:47 pm

Tropos Motors is expanding to Europe

The Californian electric vehicle manufacturer Tropos Motors is expanding into Europe. Together with the automotive logistics company Mosolf, an agreement was concluded to establish the subsidiary Tropos Motors Europe in order to sell fully electric compact commercial vehicles in Europe.

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Jul 10, 2019 - 02:45 pm

Swiss Post buying more electric vans

MAN has delivered eleven units of their eTGE to Swiss Post, which is deploying the electric transporters in Berne, Geneva and St. Gallen. Swiss Post intends to use up to 400 electric-powered delivery vans for parcel delivery by 2023.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 03:50 pm

British corporations plan switch to electric fleets

The major British energy companies Centrica and SSE have joined the Climate Group’s EV100 initiative together with facility service provider Mitie. This commits them to electrifying all their vehicle fleets by 2030. This involves a total of around 21,000 vehicles.

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Jul 8, 2019 - 03:43 pm

Toyota debuts fully electric Proace transporters

Toyota has presented its new commercial vehicle strategy called “Toyota Professional”. The Japanese company is to cooperate with PSA to launch fully battery-electric versions of the Proace and Proace City in 2020 and 2021 respectively.

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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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Jun 17, 2019 - 12:37 pm

Fiat to offer electric Ducato starting in 2020

The commercial vehicle manufacturer Fiat Professional announced its first fully electric model: A battery-electric version of the Ducato van will be launched next year. Pre-orders are expected to start before the end of this year.

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Jun 5, 2019 - 03:26 pm

Schaeffler to offer utility vehicle electric drives

The automotive supplier Schaeffler has announced its entry into the electrification of commercial vehicles. To this end, the company has developed a modular system called E-Drive, which is intended to offer customers cost-effective, tailor-made solutions.

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May 30, 2019 - 06:12 pm

Hyundai introduces its electric double-decker bus

More passengers with the same dimensions and emission-free: Hyundai has introduced its first electrically powered double-decker bus. When and in which countries the new 70-seater will be sold has yet to be revealed. Also new from the Korean company is a system for smaller electric commercial vehicles.

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May 24, 2019 - 12:57 pm

DHL Express & StreetScooter present fuel cell van

At GreenTech Festival in Berlin, DHL Express and the DHL/Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter just announced their cooperation in developing the ‘H2 Panel Van’. The van will be the first standard 4.25-ton electric utility van powered by hydrogen fuel cell – enabling a range of up to 500 kilometres.

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May 11, 2019 - 11:08 am

Evum improves the aCar and prepares for 2020 launch

Evum Motors, the spin-off of the TU Munich for the commercialization of the all-electric commercial vehicle aCar, is back with some news. In Bayerbach, Bavaria, the site is currently being prepared for series production and a workshop with a showroom is being set up in Munich.

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May 6, 2019 - 05:24 pm

Albert Heijn to use electric vans in Amsterdam

The Dutch supermarket chain Albert Heijn will supply its customers in Amsterdam with electric transporters in the future. In a first step, 25 vehicles from the existing fleet of more than 400 VW Crafters were converted by Orten to electric drives.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 02:02 pm

Siticars presents electric mini car for London’s ULEZ

The London startup Siticars has introduced a small electric car for journeys in London’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone. The BEV is called Me, and also comes as a pickup and panel van. Performance is strictly down to use case with a top speed of around 80 km/h and a range of about 150 km.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 02:42 pm

Renault’s new looks for electric transporter vans

Renault is giving its range of light commercial vehicles a new look. At the same time, the French company will be presenting new visuals for the Master Z.E. battery-electric and, with the Kangoo Z.E. Concept, a preview of the next generation of the Kangoo series, to be launched next year.

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