Tag: Electric Transporters

Feb 24, 2021 - 01:20 pm

Spanish EV startup plans plant in Uruguay

The Spanish start-up Lupa has announced its intention to build one of several planned production facilities in Uruguay. The factory is scheduled to go into operation in 2024. Among other things, the presented electric small car and an electric delivery van are to be built there.

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Feb 21, 2021 - 04:53 pm

Faurecia to supply Renault’s future fuel cell vehicles

An unofficial fuel cell alliance is forming in France as Faurecia will supply hydrogen tanks for the new fleet of FC commercial vehicles Renault plans to launch at the end of this year. Faurecia will design and manufacture these tanks in France and is already preparing for expansion.

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Feb 13, 2021 - 05:32 pm

LEVC appoints distributor in Austria

The London Electric Vehicle Company, LEVC for short, has found its first partner in Austria as it appoints Grünzweig Automobil GmbH as exclusive distributor. The dealership is based near Vienna and will offer full sales and service support for LEVC’s product range which includes a taxi, a shuttle and a van.

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Feb 12, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Amazon-backed Rivian looking for EV plant in Europe

The US electric car startup Rivian, supported by Amazon and Ford, is looking for European locations for a new plant. Germany, the United Kingdom and Hungary are among the countries under discussion, sources close to the matter said.

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Feb 5, 2021 - 01:43 pm

VDL & Camperfixx cooperate on electric motorhome

VDL Bus Venlo will become an industrial partner of Camperfixx, a camper builder from Friesland. VDL will build compact electric campers based on the almost identical vehicles Peugeot Expert, Toyota Proace, Opel Vivaro and Citroën Jumpy. The first model is scheduled for completion in February.

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Feb 4, 2021 - 03:18 pm

Amazon & Rivian making speedy progress (video)

After Amazon announced in September 2019 that it would order 100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian, the e-commerce giant has now begun testing the new e-transporters on delivery routes in parts of Los Angeles. The trials are right on (record) time.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 12:32 pm

Merchants Fleet to procure 12,600 GM electric vans

The US fleet management company Merchants Fleet has announced its intention to procure 12,600 electric delivery vans from the new General Motors’ brand BrightDrop. These are to be added to its customers’ fleets from the beginning of 2023.

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Jan 29, 2021 - 01:39 pm

Faraday Future finds fusion partner for IPO

Faraday Future has found a partner for its IPO. After merging with investment company Property Solutions Acquisition, the new Faraday Future Inc. is to be traded on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “FFIE”. The company has also signed a framework agreement with Geely.

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Jan 25, 2021 - 12:33 am

Brazilian brewery Ambev orders another 1,000 EVs

The Brazilian brewery Ambev has now ordered another 1,000 electric vehicles from the Brazilian manufacturers FNM and Agrale and its associated start-up FNM. The new vehicles will add to the brewery’s growing fleet of electric vehicles.

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Jan 24, 2021 - 07:49 pm

e.GO Moove gets street approval

The first People Mover from e.GO Moove has now been given street approval for public road use from the end of December 2020. This means that the German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has certified.GO Moove GmbH as a vehicle manufacturer.

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Jan 23, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Lightning expansion of production capacities

Lightning eMotors is adding production capacity and space to meet the growing demand for electric vehicle fleets. The company is now adding another 107,000 square feet for a total of 231,000 square feet of space for its operations.

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Jan 21, 2021 - 01:46 pm

VWCV increases e-van sales in 2020

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered around 2,700 electric vehicles in 2020. This corresponds to an increase of 167% in electric van sales compared to 2019 but does not even represent one per cent of total sales.

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Jan 20, 2021 - 12:46 pm

Opel/Vauxhall presents Combo-e Cargo van

Opel-Vauxhall has presented the new Combo-e Cargo. From size and capability, the all-electric high-roof van fits in between the Vivaro-e electric van and the big Movano-e that the brand will unveil later this year.

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Jan 19, 2021 - 03:10 pm

British Columbia increases maximum rebates for commercial EVs

In Canada, British Columbia’s Specialty-Use Vehicle Incentive (SUVI) is set to receive a $31-million cash boost to double the maximum rebates for electric medium and heavy-duty vehicles available for local businesses and governments, public sector organisations and non-profit organisations.

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Jan 19, 2021 - 01:04 pm

Cenntro presents last mile delivery e-van

The US-American EV designer and manufacturer Cenntro Automotive presented plans to expand its product portfolio with a purpose-built, all-electric Class 4 vehicle to serve the last-mile urban delivery market.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 02:08 pm

Citroën presents new ë-Berlingo electric van

Citroën has unveiled the new ë-Berlingo panel van, which is scheduled to go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2021 and completes Citroën’s trio of electric commercial vehicles after the ë-Jumpy and the ë-Jumper.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 12:30 pm

GM: new brand BrightDrop for electric delivery vans

Under the BrightDrop brand, US automaker General Motors wants to build an “integrated ecosystem” of electric delivery vehicles, software and services for logistics from the first to the last mile. The first vehicle is expected to hit the market soon with FedEx as the launch customer.

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Jan 6, 2021 - 12:42 pm

Rivian scores in new financing round

Electric car startup Rivian is reportedly close to closing a multi-billion dollar financing round. According to a media report, the new investments are expected to bring Rivian a valuation of 25 billion US dollars (around 20 billion euros).

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:21 pm

Workhorse receives order for over 6,000 electric delivery vehicles

US manufacturer Workhorse has announced a major order for its electric delivery vehicles: Pride Group Enterprises, which operates in Canada and the US, is ordering 6,320 C-Series electric delivery trucks from Workhorse, concerning the C-650 and C-1000 models, with deliveries scheduled to take place between July 2021 and 2026.

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Dec 21, 2020 - 11:22 am

Electric MAN to receive post stamp

The electric delivery van from MAN Truck & Bus has received a special honour in Austria: Austrian Post has immortalised the MAN eTGE on a stamp. The occasion was the anniversary of the 2,000th electric vehicle that Austrian Post put into service at the beginning of December.

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Dec 10, 2020 - 01:09 pm

Arrival opens US headquarters in North Carolina

British electric commercial vehicle developer Arrival announced that it is establishing its North American headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, adding around 150 new employees and investing around $3 million towards the new company offices.

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Dec 9, 2020 - 03:23 pm

Mercedes announces new platform for eSprinter

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to put the eSprinter on a new platform. The ‘Electric Versatiles Platform’ (EVP) is meant to enable greater ranges and various superstructures in order to prepare the electric Sprinter for the requirements of the North American market and potential customer Amazon.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Kuka to build underbody for VW ID.Buzz

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has entrusted Kuka with the planning, delivery, assembly and commissioning of a fully automated body shop for the substructure of the purely electrical ID. Buzz. The model will be produced at the VWN plant in Hanover from 2022.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/24/spanish-ev-startup-plans-plant-in-uruguay/
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