Tag: Electric trucks

Feb 2, 2023 - 01:46 pm

Freudenberg signs battery module supply deal with LG ES

Freudenberg e-Power Systems (FEPS) and LG Energy Solution (LGES) have signed a multi-year contract to supply lithium-ion battery modules. This is Freudenberg’s response to increasing demand from its truck and bus customers in North America and Europe.

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Feb 2, 2023 - 12:40 pm

Honda reveals hydrogen strategy

Honda has published its future strategy for hydrogen fuel cells, which primarily involves commercial and heavy-duty vehicles. The Japanese automaker envisages the further development of the FC system developed in collaboration with General Motors – targeting durability and radically reduced cost. The fuel cell system should be available to third parties from the mid-2020s onwards

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Feb 2, 2023 - 12:04 pm

EU not to phase out combustion trucks before 2040

Trucks with combustion engines will still be able to be registered in the EU after 2035. A possible phase-out would take place in 2040 at the earliest, according to an internal Commission document on the revision of CO2 fleet limits for heavy-duty vehicles.

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Jan 30, 2023 - 04:30 pm

Daimler Truck to cooperate with Deutz on electric drives

Daimler Truck is preparing to exit the business with combustion engines through a cooperation with the engine manufacturer Deutz. The background to this is that Daimler Truck no longer wants to invest in the further development of medium-duty Euro 7 motors in view of its e-mobility ambitions.

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Jan 28, 2023 - 12:57 pm

Kruger Energy orders 50 electric trucks

Canadian developer and operator of renewable energy power plants Kruger Energy is deploying its first two electric heavy-duty trucks and has ordered 50 more. The two electric trucks in the company’s fleet are two Peterbilt 579EVs.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 04:49 pm

Volta Trucks confirms first 300 Volta Zero customers

Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks has confirmed that customer orders have been received for the first 300 production slots of its all-electric Volta Zero. This equates to more than 85 million euros in sales generated as a result.

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Jan 25, 2023 - 12:16 pm

Tesla to build 4680 assembly & truck plant in Nevada

Tesla has announced a massive expansion of its site in the US state of Nevada with two new production facilities: one for 4680-format battery cells with a capacity of 100 gigawatt-hours per year and another for the series production of the Tesla ‘Semi’ electric truck.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 02:23 pm

Oregon researchers work with Daimler on H2 fuel cell trucks

In the USA, researchers at Oregon State University are working with Daimler Truck North America to develop a hydrogen fuel cell-powered heavy-duty truck for regional and long-distance transport. Developed as part of Daimler’s “SuperTruck” project, the tractor is expected to provide ranges of 600 miles (965 kilometres).

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Jan 24, 2023 - 12:53 pm

DB Schenker to procure 100 electric MAN trucks

The logistics service provider DB Schenker plans to procure a total of 100 heavy-duty e-trucks from MAN by 2026. The first MAN eTruck vehicles are to be handed over in the first half of 2024. This is provided for in an agreement freshly signed by DB Schenker and MAN Truck & Bus.

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Jan 23, 2023 - 04:46 pm

GP Joule to acquire 100 FC Nikola Tre trucks

GP Joule plans to procure 100 Nikola Tre trucks powered by hydrogen fuel cells. This is provided for in a letter of intent signed by both companies. The first vehicles could go to GP Joule in 2024 – provided the German government approves the corresponding funding.

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Jan 21, 2023 - 02:29 pm

Webasto introduces battery management for utility vehicles

Webasto is expanding its product range with Electrical Battery Thermal Management (eBTM). The compact and scalable system is designed to keep the traction batteries of electric trucks, vans, buses and construction machinery within the ideal temperature range at all times.

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Jan 20, 2023 - 11:53 am

Four EU nations call for combustion bus & truck phase out

Four EU member states call on the European Commission to set an end date for new trucks and buses with combustion engines. The push comes ahead of stricter CO2 standards for heavy-duty vehicles due in February and echoes similar sentiments of some in the industry.

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Jan 19, 2023 - 03:05 pm

New JV focuses on truck charging at largest US ports

A new joint venture wants to benefit from California’s bid to transition the trucking industry to zero emission. Forum Mobility, CBRE and Homecoming Capital poured $400 mn into funding the venture and have investors like Amazon already engaged with plans to progress e-trucks as a service this year.

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Jan 18, 2023 - 06:06 pm

Electric trucks on the roll in Gothenburg port

Skaraslättens Transport now employs two electric trucks for container transport at the port of Gothenburg. A third electric truck is to be added soon. But this is only the beginning: in 2023, more electric trucks from a second freight forwarder are to follow – and in significantly higher numbers.

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Jan 17, 2023 - 01:22 pm

Nikola to move Romeo battery production to Arizona

After acquiring battery maker Romeo Power last year, Nikola Motor is now relocating its battery production from Cypress, California, to Nikola’s own plant in Coolidge in the state of Arizona. The move is expected to be completed by mid-2023.

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Jan 17, 2023 - 12:31 pm

Proterra opens battery assembly plant in South Carolina

In the USA, Proterra has started assembly lines at its announced battery production facility in Greer, South Carolina. Battery systems for use in electric vehicles will be manufactured there immediately, with deliveries to customers scheduled to begin this quarter.

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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 14, 2023 - 01:49 pm

Consortium to build truck charging network in Sweden

A consortium of three Nordic companies wants to implement a nationwide fast-charging network for electric trucks in Sweden. The aim is to provide infrastructure for some of the 85,000 heavy trucks currently using Swedish roads, that will need charging facilities if they are to convert to electric power.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 02:21 pm

Oslo releases funding for heavy-duty EV charging stations

The city of Oslo has launched a grant scheme to support the installation of charging stations for electric trucks and buses in the Norwegian capital. The first round of funding through the ‘Climate and Energy Fund’ sees Oslo carrying up to 80 per cent of installation costs.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 03:35 pm

Tevex Logistics orders 50 Mercedes eActros LongHaul

Tevex Logistics, the logistics subsidiary of the German butcher Tönnies Group, wants to use the battery-electric eActros LongHaul long-distance truck for food deliveries in the future. To this end, the company has now signed a letter of intent with Mercedes-Benz Trucks for the order of 50 units.

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Jan 9, 2023 - 02:57 pm

Malta to procure 250 EVs for government fleets

The Mediterranean island of Malta is putting out to tender the procurement of 250 new electric vehicles for government fleets. The 10-million-euro project is financed by EU funds and aims to increase the share of electric vehicles in public service from seven per cent in 2021 to 40 per cent.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/02/02/totalenergies-air-liquide-join-forces-on-h2-refuelling-for-trucks/
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