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25.09.2018 - 16:48

Ballard unveils liquid-cooled fuel cell stack for heavy CVs

Ballard Power Systems are currently displaying their next-generation hydrogen solution for heavy duty vehicles at the IAA Commercial Vehicles. Their new liquid-cooled fuel cell stack FCgen-LCS has been improved in general and will power anything from buses over trains to forklifts from 2019.

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24.09.2018 - 18:12

Truck2030: TU Munich looking to future of logistics

We know the future of transport to be electric, connected and autonomous ideally but there are different versions of how that may look like. The TU Munich has come up with a concept called Truck2030 that includes the use of long and heavy LHV trucks and also fun ideas.

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24.09.2018 - 18:02

VW with modular platforms for electric trucks & buses

Volkswagen has officially unveiled the fully electric distribution truck e-Delivery and the Volksbus e-Flex concept of its Brazilian brand Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus at the IAA Commercial Vehicles. And for the first time, they had some details on the drive.

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20.09.2018 - 18:38

Hyundai presents fuel cell truck with H2E marketing deal

Hyundai has presented a new fuel cell truck named the Fuel Cell Electric Truck in Hannover, and has announced a cooperation with the Swiss hydrogen provider H2 Energy to begin next year. Over the next five years, the two will create a fleet of 1,000 vehicles, as well as bring them to market.

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18.09.2018 - 15:43

JV for electrified trucks by Traton and Hino

Traton, formerly Volkswagen Truck & Bus, and Hino have announced new details of their strategic partnership. They intend to pool their strengths when it comes to electric transport and are also planning to set up a joint venture for procurement.

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14.09.2018 - 18:45

Design patents attest Tesla Semi is unique

After Nikola Motor had issued a patent infringement claim against Tesla for “substantial” design inspiration, which they came from the Nikola One, Tesla has now received official design patents for the Semi.

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13.09.2018 - 18:25

Volvo Trucks presents autonomous e-truck

Volvo Trucks has presented a new truck concept named Vera, which comprises a fully electric system, as well as autonomous driving capabilities. They aim to serve companies with regular transport between fixed logistics locations.

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06.09.2018 - 18:31

Walmart Canada orders 30 Tesla Semis

Walmart Canada has ordered another 30 electric Semi trucks from Tesla. 15 of the electric trucks had been ordered in November 2017, ten of which were destined for Canada, and five for the US.

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06.09.2018 - 15:30

China strikes another 272 vehicles from subsidy list

The Chinese ministry for industry has announced further eliminations from their list of vehicles eligible for subsidies: This time 272 electric and hybrid vehicles will no longer be subsidized, because they had not entered production/been imported by the end of August.

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21.08.2018 - 17:01

Brazil: Brewery Ambev to run 1,600 VW electric trucks

Brazilian beer maker Ambev plans to add 1,600 electric trucks to fleets of its logistic suppliers. The first will be the VW e-Delivery that is to hit the road this year. It is the kickstart of a trial designed to find the zero emission technology serving Ambev best.

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09.08.2018 - 13:09

Nikola Motor raises $100M for fuel cell trucks in a week

Nikola Motor says they raised over 100 million dollars in just one week. The current round of funding for $200 million is ongoing and will be oversubscribed, says CEO Trevor Milton, if the trend continues. The money is to help Nikola launch and scale its two fuel cell trucks in 2020.

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11.07.2018 - 18:37

USA: Hyliion buying battery unit of Gentherm

Hyliion, a maker of retrofit hybrid systems for class 8 trucks, enters the battery business. They acquire the battery arm of Gentherm with which they had been working already. For cell supply they struck a deal with Toshiba.

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09.07.2018 - 17:11

Air Liquide accelerating fuel cell trucks in China

Air Liquide and China’s STNE teamed up to accelerate hydrogen-powered trucks in China. Air Liquide invested 10M euros in the startup that operates a fleet and platform and Air Liquide will openly share their know-how for STNE to scale up.

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05.07.2018 - 15:30

Korea granting full subsidies to electric buses by BYD

China’s BYD is becoming a serious player on the market home to Hyundai and Kia. In Korea, BYD electric buses are fully eligible for the electric vehicle subsidy. They have thus become very competitively priced, much to the dismay of the local industry.

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28.06.2018 - 14:39

USA: Daimler Trucks preparing real-life trials in fleets

The two all-electric trucks Daimler dedicated to the U.S. market are about to take up real-life testing at selected clients based in California and the Pacific North West. In preparation of production in 2021, Daimler also installed the Electric Vehicle Council to share their insights from the trials.

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27.06.2018 - 12:36

Renault presents complete electric truck range

Renault Trucks unveils two electric trucks to launch in 2019. The Renault Trucks D Z.E. and Renault Trucks D Wide Z.E. cover 16 and 26 tons respectively and complete the electric UV lineup starting with the Master Z.E. at 3.5 tons. The trucks will be made in Normandy, France.

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25.06.2018 - 19:18

Sweden: Alelion supplying heavy-duty EV batteries

Swedish Alelion has been selected to supply batteries for Germany’s KAMAG Transporttechnik who wants to electrify one of their heavy-duty truck models. The order is worth 1.4M euros and part of a joint development project starting this year.

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04.06.2018 - 12:51

Subsidy scheme for electric trucks in Germany

Germany’s Ministry of Transport wants to fund both battery and fuel cell electric trucks and those with alternative fuels. The bill is set to take effect this June with grants ranging from 12,000 to 40,000 euros depending on the trucks’ weight.

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26.05.2018 - 17:54

Green light for eHighway pilot in Germany

The German environmental ministry has given the green light for the eHighway pilot to look further into the electrification of long distance hauling trucks via pantograph. Project partners are Siemens and Volkswagen.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/05/26/green-light-for-overhead-rail-truck-research-project/
26.05.2018 17:54