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17.05.2018 - 14:41

DAF and VDL team up for electric semi truck CL Electric

Dutch DAF has turned to VDL as they want to electrify their truck business. VDL delivers the EV system including a 170 kWh battery and the electric semi is to haul up to 40 tons through cities. A small number of e-trucks will take up service at selected clients this year.

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15.05.2018 - 15:39

EU pushes to cut CO2 emission from trucks by 30%

The call to cut CO2 emissions continues with the EU now explicitly targeting trucks for the first time. Greenhouse gas emission by transport’s heavy weights is to be reduced by 30 percent by 2030, a draft states that will be out for review this Thursday.

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08.05.2018 - 15:20

Volvo presents its 2nd electric truck – FE Electric

After just having launched their first electric truck ever, Volvo Trucks presents the FE Electric. Their second model is designed for heavier city distribution and to serve as refuse truck with gross weights of up to 27t. Sales will kick-off in Europe next year.

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08.05.2018 - 14:29

Electric trucks made in Canada by Lion Electric

Up in the far north of the American continent, a new line of electric trucks and smaller utility vehicles is emerging. The new EVs come out of the factory of Lion Electric, a Quebec-based maker of electric school buses foremost.

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02.05.2018 - 12:14

Nikola Motor sues Tesla over design patent violation

Nikola Motor has filed a lawsuit against Tesla claiming the Semi electric truck to be “substantially” similar to Nikola Motor’s own design of a fuel cell electric semi truck. In the filing, the infringement is estimated to be worth a loss of 2 billion dollars to Nikola. Tesla denies the allegations.

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23.04.2018 - 15:55

Volvo Trucks to share battery technology

Volvo Trucks, that is due to launch its first all-electric semi next year, says it wants to market the battery technology across brands in order to reduce cost. They would not only share their tech with trucks though but also with buses and heavy industries.

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16.04.2018 - 23:28

Tighten EU emission regulation, please

It is not every day the EU hears someone asking them to give them stricter regulations and this time, it is neither citizens nor environmental organisations but industrial heavy weights. Those dealing in deliveries brought by trucks want tougher rules so that they can come clean.

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21.03.2018 - 20:54

Tesla Semi break down sparks Schadenfreude

It is a distinctly German word and maybe trait, Schadenfreude, but it appears it’s widespread on the worldwide web as well. Tesla got its share when one of their Semi electric trucks was spotted motionless at the roadside.

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19.03.2018 - 15:59

Electric mining truck with battery swap system

U.S. American Artisan Vehicles has discovered the utility vehicle market and developed a 40-ton electric truck. Its use case is specific as the Z40 is an underground haul truck used by mining companies all over the world.

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16.03.2018 - 20:57

Volvo to reveal electric semi truck at IFAT in Munich

Volvo Trucks will be finally unveiling their new electric semi truck, at the IFAT in May. It is scheduled to be operational for regional and city transport as of 2019. Testing at an outdoor driving range has allowed for first impressions of the EV.

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06.02.2018 - 17:29

Daimler announces a new electric Truck Actros

The head of the Daimler Trucks & Buses Divisions, Martin Daum, recently stated in a newspaper interview, that Daimler has plans to release an electric truck next to their electric buses this year! The model will be based on the already existing Actros Truck model, and is expected to be officially presented next to the […]

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03.02.2018 - 18:07

Tesla working on charging network for electric trucks

As the commercial shift to electric transportation modes is taking place, Tesla is taking a proactive approach by working with industry to supply local charging stations for companies. According to Reuters Anheuser-Busch, Pepsi and UPS are among those participating in the development programme.

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31.01.2018 - 16:10

Electric trucks and utility EVs by Renault from 2019

Renault Trucks says it is ready to launch an all-electric range next year, after testing had commenced with partners over ten years. It is thus not only one truck but a whole line of utility vehicles the French are gearing up for. A dedicated production line in the Normandy will start rolling by 2019.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/01/25/scania-northvolt-develop-battery-cells-heavy-evs/
25.01.2018 15:17