Tag: Electric trucks

Oct 20, 2020 - 04:33 pm

Volvo Trucks North America awarded California EV grants

Volvo Trucks North America was awarded $21.7 million in grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for regional freight distribution and drayage. Deliveries are to begin next year, with the order expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2022.

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Oct 20, 2020 - 01:55 pm

Nexport to build electric vehicles in Australia

The electric bus manufacturer Nexport has announced plans for the production of electric vehicles in a new plant in the Australian state of New South Wales. It will initially produce buses, but later also other types of vehicles such as cars, trucks and vans.

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Oct 20, 2020 - 12:53 pm

MAN to focus on H2 trucks

The Volkswagen subsidiary MAN Truck & Bus intends to give greater priority to hydrogen in its electrification strategy in future, in addition to the development and manufacture of battery-powered commercial vehicles. The Munich-based company will be testing hydrogen-powered vehicle prototypes as early as next year.

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Oct 12, 2020 - 03:53 pm

Einride introduces next generation electric truck

The Swedish startup Einride has introduced the next generation of its autonomous electric truck T-Pod, making it commercially available worldwide for the first time. The company is relying on a subscription model for this. Initial customers include Lidl Sweden, Oatly, Bridgestone and Northvolt.

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Oct 11, 2020 - 01:59 pm

Scania and Fraunhofer electrify semi-trailers

Volkswagen subsidiary Scania made a solar cell clad trailer to power a plug-in hybrid truck and is preparing testing in Sweden. In Germany, Fraunhofer LBF was looking at semi-trucks as well and developed a lightweight high-voltage battery system for heavy-duty EVs.

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Oct 10, 2020 - 03:53 pm

Rosenbauer & Volvo release all-electric fire truck

Austria’s Rosenbauer presents the first all-electric fire engine based on a series chassis as the development builds on Volvo’s FL Electric also known from city logistics. The new truck allows flexible use, says Rosenbauer, not “only” firefighting.

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Oct 9, 2020 - 03:05 pm

DB Schenker orders 36 Fuso eCanter trucks

Deutsche Bahn subsidiary DB Schenker has been testing the Fuso eCanter, a small electric truck since 2018. Two units are in operation in Berlin, three more in Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Paris. But testing is not the end of the story.

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Oct 8, 2020 - 05:26 pm

MAN now offers a range of charging solutions

MAN Transport Solutions is offering charging equipment to buyers of MAN’s electric trucks and buses with two strategic partners, Heliox and Schaltbau Refurbishment (SBRS). The offer includes markets in 28 European countries and covers a range of mobile chargers up to solutions for large fleets.

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Oct 2, 2020 - 12:58 pm

ABB & Lion Electric enter service partnership

ABB has officially entered into a charging infrastructure partnership with Lion Electric. ABB will make its complete portfolio of charging solutions available to the Canadian electric commercial vehicle manufacturer for distribution in North America under the new Lion Energy division.

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Sep 30, 2020 - 04:54 pm

Walmart Canada triples its Tesla Semi order

Walmart Canada has reserved another 100 electric trucks at Tesla. After the Canadian branch of the US retail giant ordered 30 Tesla Semi two years ago, Walmart Canada is now increasing its order to a total of 130 units of the Tesla electric truck.

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Sep 30, 2020 - 01:45 pm

Electric truck deal between GM & Nikola still open

The strategic e-mobility and manufacturing partnership between General Motors and Nikola still awaits finalisation. The deal for electric trucks was supposed to be signed and sealed tomorrow, but according to GM, this is not yet the case.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 03:40 pm

eCitaoro G to reach 220 km range with solid-state batteries

The Mercedes eCitaro G articulated bus has celebrated its world premiere. The electric bus is now also optionally available with solid-state batteries that can provide a range of up to 220 kilometres. Mercedes has also revealed more on the series production of the eActros.

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Sep 21, 2020 - 04:44 pm

Toyota reveals fuel cell truck for power supply

In cooperation with Denyo, Toyota has developed a fuel cell commercial vehicle that uses hydrogen to generate electricity. The truck is to be used for outdoor concerts or natural disasters, for example, and replace diesel generators.

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Sep 20, 2020 - 03:00 pm

Amazon orders ten Lion Electric trucks

Amazon is now part of a growing number of customers for Lion Electric vehicles. The company that entered the zero-emission market with electric school buses now sees demand increase for its electric trucks.

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Sep 18, 2020 - 09:30 pm

Hyundai to bring H2 trucks to US markets in 2022

Hyundai has announced plans to sell hydrogen fuel cell-powered trucks in the United States by 2022. The Korean company has confirmed its focus on H2 fuel cell for commercial vehicles, aiming to increase global FCEV sales yearly to 500,000 units in 2030.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 05:21 pm

Daimler plans H2 truck with 1,000 km range

Daimler Trucks has just presented its technology strategy for the electrification of its vehicles ranging from urban distribution vehicles right up to international long-distance transport. The presentation event in Berlin focused on fuel cell technology for trucks in the long-distance transport segment.

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Sep 15, 2020 - 04:48 pm

Scania launches sales of BEV & PHEV trucks

Scania has announced the official market launch of its all-battery electric truck and plug-in hybrid truck. With these two models, the VW subsidiary brand initially intends to focus primarily on urban applications.

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Sep 14, 2020 - 03:37 pm

Kenworth opens orders for two electric trucks

Truck manufacturer Kenworth will start selling the Kenworth K270E battery-electric truck model and its bigger brother, the K370E, in the USA and Canada. The drivetrain for the BEV trucks is supplied by Dana. The first deliveries of the trucks should be made before the end of the year.

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Sep 8, 2020 - 04:19 pm

GM to manufacture for Nikola Motor in the US

General Motors and Nikola have agreed on a strategic partnership, which sees GM taking an eleven per cent stake in the US startup. With this agreement, GM will become Nikola’s US manufacturing partner starting with the much anticipated zero-emission pickup Badger.

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Sep 8, 2020 - 02:55 pm

FST & Quantron develop heavy truck FC system

In Germany, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has launched the development of a fuel cell system for trucks in the 40-ton weight class. The company is cooperating with commercial vehicle conversion company Quantron.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 03:03 pm

DAF Trucks double the range of the CF Electric

Dutch truck manufacturer DAF Trucks has doubled the range of its all-electric CF Electric truck to over 200 kilometres. Since the vehicle is significantly lighter with the new battery generation, the payload has also increased.

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Sep 1, 2020 - 06:20 pm

Canadian National Railway orders Lion Electric trucks

The Canadian electric bus and truck manufacturer Lion Electric has just received its largest order to date. The manufacturer has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Canadian National Railway (CN) to supply 50 zero-emission trucks.

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Aug 25, 2020 - 04:16 pm

Designwerk & Daimler Trucks make low-entry e-truck

Designwerk has entered a partnership with Daimler Trucks and has included a low-entry chassis based on the Mercedes Econic in its own product range. The first vehicle of this type is to be delivered in the second quarter of next year.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 03:46 pm

DB Schenker introduces Volvo FL Electric fleet in Oslo

With the integration of a new Volvo FL Electric truck into the electric fleet of the ‘Oslo City Hub’ distribution centre, DB Schenker can now carry out its city logistics in Oslo without direct emissions. A further 23 electric vehicles are to follow by the end of the year.

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