Tag: Electric Transporters

May 16, 2023 - 04:39 pm

Mercedes-Benz launches Van Electric Architecture

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its ‘Van Electric Architecture’, or VAN.EA. It will form the basis for all newly developed medium-sized and large vans from 2026. The aim is to increase the share of all-electric vans to 50 per cent by 2030.

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May 15, 2023 - 11:25 am

UK: Ford spearheads H2 consortium

Ford is testing hydrogen fuel cell technology for its E-Transit. The carmaker is spearheading a consortium in the UK to test whether the technology suits customers with “energy-intensive use cases”.

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May 11, 2023 - 03:54 pm

RETTmobil trade show presents electric emergency vehicle lineup

At the leading European trade fair for rescue and mobility RETTmobil, currently taking place in Germany, there are also a number of purely electric emergency vehicles on display – from the ID. Buzz as an emergency ambulance to the Mercedes eCitan with an extension for rescue services.

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May 10, 2023 - 11:03 am

Mercedes reveals prices for the EQT and eCitan

Mercedes-Benz Vans has presented its new all-electric models EQT as a van primarily for private customers and eCitan as a van for the commercial sector. Both will soon be available for order – in the case of the eCitan with some delay.

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May 9, 2023 - 04:14 pm

GreenPower launches new EV Star Utility

GreenPower, an American manufacturer of commercial EVs, has unveiled its latest all-electric stake bed truck called the EV Star Utility. The vehicle is built on the company’s EV Star cab and chassis and is designed for vocational applications.

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May 9, 2023 - 02:36 pm

APC to invest £77 million in e-mobility research

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) is investing £77 million in seven UK-based automotive collaborative research and development projects. The funding pot is made up of £38.4 million from the government, combined with £38.7 million from the automotive industry.

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May 4, 2023 - 02:30 pm

Chicago launches programme to electrify municipal fleet

The US American city of Chicago has launched a new electrification initiative called ‘Chicago Electric’ to transition the city’s municipal fleet to electric vehicles by 2035, which will cost an investment of over $42M over a period of five years.

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Apr 24, 2023 - 09:44 am

B-ON to hit the streets in the UK

The StreetScooter successor B-ON is joining forces with International Motors Limited (IML). Starting later this year, the latter will import and distribute B-ON’s all-electric commercial vehicles to the UK.

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Apr 13, 2023 - 12:37 pm

ZF starts series production of transporter e-drive

The supplier ZF has started series production of the electric central drive CeTrax lite. The new driveline is suitable for use in light commercial vehicles up to 7.5 tons. ZF says it has already received orders for the CeTrax from Asia and America.

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Apr 12, 2023 - 02:15 pm

US EPA presents stricter emissions proposals until 2032

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed far-reaching emission reductions for new passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Specifically, car emissions are to be reduced by 56 per cent by 2032 – which could probably only be achieved with significantly more electric vehicles.

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Apr 6, 2023 - 01:14 pm

Ford E-Transit Courier coming at the end of 2024

Ford Pro has presented the next generation of the Transit Courier series, which is to be launched on the market this year. For the first time, there will also be an all-electric variant of this compact van with the E-Transit Courier. However, it will not follow until the end of 2024.

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Mar 28, 2023 - 12:19 pm

Bury Council gets more chargers by Be.EV and new vans

Bury Council in Greater Manchester has appointed the EV charging network Be.EV to help them double the number of charge points in the regions. Thirty new EV charge points shall be installed with Be.EV funding the cost of over £9 million.

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Mar 24, 2023 - 11:28 am

Potential compromise found in EU e-fuels discussion

A potential solution is on the horizon in the dispute over the phasing out of ICEs in the EU. The German transport ministry no longer wants to renegotiate CO2 limits for cars, thus the de facto end of internal combustion vehicles from 2035. It is not yet clear whether the EU Commission will accept the […]

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Mar 24, 2023 - 10:51 am

VWCV plans to build 44,000 ID. Buzz in 2023

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) plans to increase production of the ID. Buzz. That should cut delivery times and make the electric model available in more countries. Additionally, VWN wants to expand its range of light electric commercial vehicles.

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Mar 22, 2023 - 12:53 pm

California keeps pushing for zero-emissions trucks by 2045

California will have cleaner air than the rest of the US sooner. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is about to greenlight plans allowing the state to phase out diesel trucks earlier than the rest of the United States and introduce stricter emission regulations.

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Mar 22, 2023 - 12:45 pm

Final EU vote on combustion ban this week looking questionable

After the postponed final vote of the EU states on the ban of combustion engines in new cars from 2035, the hanging game continues. Although the EU Commission has submitted a proposal to the German government on e-fuel use after 2035, an agreement at the EU summit this week remains doubtful.

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