Tag: Electric trucks

Oct 6, 2022 - 04:37 pm

Amazon orders 20 FH Electric from Volvo Trucks

In Germany, Volvo Trucks is to deliver 20 FH Electric heavy-duty electric trucks to Amazon before the end of the year. The electric trucks are to replace Amazon’s old diesel vehicles. Volvo Trucks only recently started series production of the FH Electric in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Oct 4, 2022 - 03:29 pm

Analysis: Electric trucks dominate market by 2035

A new report by Price Waterhouse Coopers Strategy (PwC) attests to a bright future for zero-emission trucks. BEVs are forecasted to outperform internal combustion engine technology within the decade. Worldwide, PwC analysts expect ZEV models to essentially replace conventional trucks within the next 15 years – given that infrastructure is catching up.

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Sep 29, 2022 - 11:50 am

Recall issued for the Nikola Tre in the USA

Nikola has to recall all 93 Nikola Tre battery-electric trucks built to date in the US because improper installation of the seat belt shoulder anchors could reduce protection in a crash. Nikola imports the cabs from Italy, where they are built by manufacturing partner Iveco.

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Sep 28, 2022 - 06:22 pm

Pegasus orders 2,000 Class 3 chassis from Via Motors

The US electric commercial vehicle manufacturer Via Motors has received an order from Pegasus Specialty Vehicles for 2,000 Class 3 electric cutaway chassis cabs. With these, Pegasus will build electric school buses, minibuses and shuttles and distribute them through its dealer network comprised of 56 locations in the US.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 02:59 pm

SEA Electric expands production facility in Melbourne

The Australian electric truck manufacturer SEA Electric has doubled the size of its local assembly facility in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong. The truck maker’s current plant was expanded to now cover 8,000 square metres on a total site of 15,000 square metres.

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Sep 27, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Quantron looks to expand to India

Quantron and the Indian company ETO Motors are planning a cooperation for the Indian and European markets. Through this cooperation, the German electric commercial vehicle manufacturer wants to gain access to the Indian market with its products, among other things.

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Sep 24, 2022 - 02:01 pm

Xos Energy Solutions reveals suite of DC fast chargers

US electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and fleet service provider Xos announced a new offering from Xos Energy Solutions. The offering includes a suite of Xos DC Fast Chargers that are compatible with both passenger and commercial electric vehicles.

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Sep 23, 2022 - 03:36 pm

Mahle to invest in Michigan factory

Mahle Powertrain is investing $4m in a new powertrain dynamometer facility in Plymouth, Michigan, aimed at accelerating vehicle development as manufacturers continue the shift towards electrified vehicles. The facility is planned to be ready for operation in the third quarter 2022.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 02:46 pm

Allison Transmission presents axle drive at the IAA

U.S. supplier Allison Transmission has unveiled another electric axle model, the eGen Power 130S, at the IAA Transportation show. With the new single-engine model, the U.S. company is setting its sights on the markets in Europe and Asia.

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Sep 21, 2022 - 12:46 pm

Daimler shows off new applications of eActros at the IAA

Mercedes-Benz Trucks presented a range of new applications for the battery-electric eActros currently on display in Hanover. Presentations included using the eActros as a semitrailer tractor and an electric auxiliary drive solution, for example for skip and roll-off tippers.

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Sep 20, 2022 - 04:58 pm

Volvo Trucks presents electric axle drive at the IAA

Volvo Trucks has unveiled a new all-electric rear axle at IAA Transportation. The new electric axle allows more space for batteries in the truck by integrating the electric motors and transmission into the rear axle. According to Volvo, this should bring advantages especially in long-distance transport.

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Sep 20, 2022 - 03:32 pm

Steyr begins production of the Volta Zero

Steyr Automotive has produced the first Zero vehicle for Volta Trucks at its plant in Steyr, Austria. It is the first unit of Volta’s second prototype generation now out for product validation in a pilot fleet. The vehicles in this fleet will be loaned out to customers for an extended period of time in late […]

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Sep 20, 2022 - 02:36 pm

Cummins shows range of electrified solutions at IAA

US American drive builder Cummins completed the acquisition of Meritor in August and is already debuting Meritor motor systems combined with their LFP batteries at the IAA in Hanover. Another new battery system and hydrogen engines are also on display.

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Sep 20, 2022 - 12:50 pm

Maxus presents 7.5 tonne electric trucks

The SAIC brand Maxus, known for transporter vans, has presented an all-electric truck for the first time at the IAA Transportation. With the 7.5-tonne Maxus Electric Light Truck, the Chinese company is venturing into heavier realms for the first time.

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Sep 19, 2022 - 06:19 pm

Quantron presents H2 fuel cell truck with 1,500 km-range

At the IAA trade show, Quantron presented the QHM FCEV Heavy Truck created with Ballard Power Systems, a tractor unit for heavy long-distance transport with a range of up to 1,500 kilometres. Quantron also displayed other fuel cell and battery commercial vehicles on its stand at the trade show.

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Sep 17, 2022 - 03:26 pm

Nikola & Iveco start testing e-trucks in the Port of Hamburg

In Germany, in the Port of Hamburg, a demonstration phase has begun with the first three Nikola BEV tractor units in Europe. In the second phase of the project, the full integration of the BEV vehicles into port operations and the installation of the charging infrastructure will take place in 2023.

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Sep 16, 2022 - 05:36 pm

Pepper Motion converts Actros semis and Skoda buses

The German commercial vehicle conversion company Pepper Motion has announced that the electrified Mercedes-Benz Actros MP5 will be available in series production quality from 2023. The company has also concluded an important agreement in Eastern Europe with Skoda Group to convert diesel buses to electric.

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Sep 16, 2022 - 02:23 pm

Bosch starts making drives for light commercial EVs

Bosch is putting a new electric drive for vans and small and medium-sized trucks into series production. The new drive unit consists of an electric motor plus an integrated inverter. The German automotive supplier already has Daimler Truck as a launch customer.

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Sep 15, 2022 - 02:42 pm

Ikea to use electric trucks from Volvo in Poland

Volvo Trucks, Ikea Industry, and logistics company Raben Group have agreed to cooperate in heavy-duty electric transport. Ikea Industry will use Volvo FM Electric trucks operated by Raben for internal goods transport between two production sites in western Poland.

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Sep 15, 2022 - 11:06 am

Tevva launches production & deliveries of electric trucks

The British e-truck developer Tevva has started series production of its battery-electric 7.5-tonners in Tilbury, Essex. The first series model has already been delivered to Kinaxia Logistics. Tevva wants to provide more information on their European rollout at the IAA.

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Sep 14, 2022 - 03:59 pm

4 Gen Logistics orders 41 VNR Electric

Transport company 4 Gen Logistics has ordered 41 VNR electric trucks from Volvo Trucks North America for use in California. The trucks will transport freight between the Port of Long Beach and Southern California’s Inland Empire, a national logistics and warehousing hub.

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Sep 14, 2022 - 12:00 pm

Neuman & Esser and Ballard invest in Quantron

Quantron has successfully closed an A-financing round of up to 50 million euros after a seed round in March 2021. Investors include German machinery and equipment manufacturer Neuman & Esser and Canadian fuel cell technology group Ballard Power Systems.

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06.10.2022 16:03