Tag: Electric Transporters

Jan 27, 2023 - 01:25 pm

StreetScooter successor B-ON hires Hofmann as COO

The StreetScooter successor company B-ON has appointed Jörg Hofmann as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Hofmann will be responsible for the development and scaling of the existing vehicle production on a global level.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 02:17 pm

LEVC wants to go fully electric

The Geely subsidiary LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is facing a future as a pure electric vehicle manufacturer, according to a media report. In order to make this change, parent company Geely is said to be planning a major investment.

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Jan 15, 2023 - 01:39 pm

Brussels funds eleven fast charging projects

The government of the Brussels Capital Region is funding the installation of fast and ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles with 500,000 euros. Eleven projects were selected as part of the funding.

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Jan 13, 2023 - 12:49 pm

China marks 6.9 million NEVs sold over 2022

Total sales of New Energy Vehicles in 2022 amounted to 6.887 million units. This is according to statistics from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) and represents an increase of 93.4 per cent compared to 2021.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 02:40 pm

Mercedes doubled EV sales over 2022

Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars delivered 117,800 battery-electric cars in 2022. Thanks to a strong final quarter, the Stuttgart-based company was able to more than double its electric car deliveries compared to the previous year.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 01:12 pm

Mercedes-Benz Vans is looking at global production for VAN.EA

Mercedes-Benz Vans wants to produce and roll out the new VAN.EA electric platform on three continents from 2025. This is to meet the growing demand for electric vans – even if the segment will not become completely electric in the foreseeable future, according to Mercedes’ plans.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 11:49 am

France reduces electric vehicle subsidies

The French government is cutting its subsidies for electric cars for 2023. The reduction of the eco-bonus, which had previously been postponed for a year, came into force on 1 January. Electric cars will now receive a maximum of €5,000 from the state, compared to the previous sum of €6,000.

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Dec 21, 2022 - 12:29 pm

USPS to deploy 66,000 EVs by 2028

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced a further increase in the share of electric vehicles in new fleet purchases. In total, the USPS plans to deploy at least 66,000 battery-electric delivery vehicles by 2028.

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Dec 12, 2022 - 11:57 am

Mercedes-Benz Vans to build EV plant in Poland

Mercedes-Benz Vans has announced its intention to build the world’s first purely electric plant in Jawor, Poland. In future, the large vans will be produced here as a closed model (panel van) on the basis of the new electric platform VAN.EA (Van Electric Architecture). However, the contracts have not yet been signed.

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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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Nov 24, 2022 - 02:11 pm

Philippines drops import duties for electric vehicles

In order to boost demand for electric vehicles in the face of high fuel costs, the Philippines has abolished import duties on electric vehicles. The scheme will apply not only to cars, but also buses, delivery scales, trucks, motorbikes and e-bikes.

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Nov 23, 2022 - 01:51 pm

Insolvent Moove GmbH reorganizes into Cubonic

In Germany, after the Aachen-based Moove GmbH (formerly e.Go Moove GmbH) recently filed for insolvency, the provisional insolvency administrator Dirk Wegener succeeded in presenting a viable reorganisation concept for the company that specializes in electric shuttles, to the Aachen District Court.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 11:59 am

UK to drop EV tax exemption in 2025

Great Britain is abolishing the vehicle tax exemption for electric vehicles. As announced by the British Ministry of Finance, from 1 April 2025, the so-called Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) must also be paid for electric cars, vans and motorbikes – but initially at a manageable rate.

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Nov 10, 2022 - 12:33 pm

Canoo plans to buy vehicle factory in Oklahoma

The eMobility start-up Canoo has announced that it will buy a vehicle production facility in Oklahoma City. Canoo plans to produce its Lifestyle Vehicle (LV) and its cargo variant Lifestyle Delivery Vehicle (LDV) at the plant, which are to be delivered to customers from 2023.

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Nov 8, 2022 - 07:08 pm

Arrival still bogged down in launch difficulties

Things at the British electric vehicle start-up Arrival apparently continue to be anything but smooth. After the strategic reorientation of the company, there are now media reports that an Arrival electric delivery van caught fire during a demonstration for the customer UPS.

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Nov 7, 2022 - 04:52 pm

Moove struggles with insolvency

In Germany, the Aachen-based Moove GmbH (formerly e.Go Moove GmbH) has filed for insolvency. The company, which specialises in electric shuttles and currently employs 90 people, has been “hit by recent developments in the financial market”, according to insolvency administrator Dirk Wegener.

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Nov 4, 2022 - 02:34 pm

Benteler sets up ‘Holon’ subsidiary for autonomous shuttles

The German supplier Benteler has announced that it will rename its business unit ‘Benteler EV Systems’ in ‘Holon’. The unit had only been spun off at the end of 2021 to bundle and push the business with autonomous electric shuttles – the first vehicle is to celebrate its premiere at CES 2023.

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Oct 28, 2022 - 11:53 am

Stellantis ramps up fuel cell transporter production

Stellantis has announced that it will now build hydrogen-powered fuel cell versions of the light commercial vehicles of the Peugeot, Citroën and Opel brands in series at a plant in France. Until now, the fuel cell vans were only available in a small series.

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Oct 24, 2022 - 01:53 pm

Arrival announces an electric van strategy for the USA

The British electric vehicle startup Arrival has announced a plan to restructure its business to focus resources on van products for the US market. However, the company will continue to produce a small number of vans in Bicester to optimize microfactory processes and support trials with customers.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/27/streetscooter-successor-b-on-hires-hofmann-as-coo/
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