Tag: Electric trucks

Oct 21, 2021 - 01:19 pm

Quantron wants to establish stronger brand identity

Quantron AG has announced that in future it will manufacture commercial vehicles in-house. In the first step, the specialist for trucks and buses with battery-electric and fuel cell drives wants to develop a characteristic product and brand identity.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 03:00 pm

Heliox presents Flex charging station for heavy-duty EVs

Heliox introduces its latest charging system, ‘Flex 180 kW,’ designed for high-powered depots and overnight charging across multiple vehicles. Multiobus in Belgium already uses the charging system with GVB Amsterdam and Transdev Hermes in Eindhoven to follow shortly.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 02:04 pm

Ballard & Forsee announces fuel cell partnership

Fuel cell specialist Ballard Power Systems and battery manufacturer Forsee Power have agreed on a strategic partnership to jointly develop integrated fuel cell battery solutions for heavy-duty mobility applications such as buses, trucks, trains and ships.

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Oct 15, 2021 - 02:14 pm

Nikola signs LoI to supply 100 FCEV trucks to PGT

Nikola Motor has announced a collaboration with international multi-service flatbed transportation company PGT Trucking to advance electric drive heavy-duty transport. This collaboration includes a Letter of Intent to lease 100 Nikola Tre.

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Oct 15, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Futuricum’s specialised e-trucks now on roads

Four Swiss partners have joined forces to convert and operate two Futuricum electric trucks into special vehicles. The two examples feature an additional length of one metre, an increase of the payload by two tonnes and the expansion of the battery capacity to 900 kWh.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 02:05 pm

Liebherr & Mahle develop heavy-duty H2 engines

Mahle Powertrain is supporting Liebherr in the development of hydrogen-powered heavy-duty engines. The Mahle subsidiary is the group’s development service provider and is contributing a so-called pre-chamber ignition system.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 02:00 pm

Vicinity Motor orders batteries from Electrovaya

The Canadian commercial vehicle manufacturer Vicinity Motor has entered into a strategic supply agreement with the battery manufacturer Electrovaya, also based in Canada. Electrovaya is to supply the lithium-ion batteries for the ‘Lightning’ electric buses and the VMC 1200 Class 3 truck.

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Oct 5, 2021 - 03:41 pm

Volta Trucks expands UK team

The Swedish electric truck start-up Volta Trucks wants to expand its research and development team in the UK to accelerate the development of the Volta Zero. The company is therefore launching a recruitment drive with the aim of employing more than 280 people by the end of 2021.

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Oct 5, 2021 - 12:16 pm

Tevva receives multi-million £ budget for truck development

UK electric truck manufacturer Tevva has secured a £4.2 million (just under €5 million) grant from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) to develop the next generation of medium-duty electric trucks with fuel cell range extenders and gross vehicle weights between 7.5 and 19 tonnes.

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Oct 1, 2021 - 01:18 pm

Nikola secures fresh capital via shares

Nikola had already entered into an agreement to sell up to $300 million worth of shares to Tumim Stone Capital in June. Now the electric truck maker has signed a second purchase agreement with the investment bank, bringing the total to $600 million.

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Sep 30, 2021 - 02:34 pm

FAW launches NEV business unit

FAW Jiefang, the commercial vehicle division of the Chinese FAW Group, has established a new business unit for electrified vehicles and presented its plans for the unit. The new brand will include all ‘New Energy Vehicles’; battery-electric vehicles, hybrids as well as hydrogen-powered vehicles.

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Sep 28, 2021 - 04:02 pm

Tevva presents 7.5 tonne truck with range extender

The English company Tevva has presented a 7.5-tonne truck that is supposed to have a range of up to 250 kilometres in electric drive mode and a range of up to 500 kilometres with the FC range extender activated. Production of the Tevva truck is scheduled to start in July 2022.

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Sep 24, 2021 - 02:53 pm

French logistics service Urby orders 20 Renault electric trucks

Logistics service provider Urby, a subsidiary of French postal operator La Poste and Banque des Territoires, has ordered 20 Renault Trucks D Z.E. electric trucks. The electric trucks, designed for urban distribution, are scheduled to enter service in around 15 French cities from 2022.

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Sep 22, 2021 - 05:39 pm

Baidu to enter heavy goods transport with subsidiary ‘DeepWay’

The Chinese internet giant Baidu is setting its sights on the market for heavy goods vehicles through its subsidiary DeepWay. For 2023, the company is holding out the prospect of an electric “robot truck”, for which some key data has already been announced, such as a battery change system that is supposed to provide fresh […]

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Sep 15, 2021 - 04:06 pm

Iveco & Nikola getting closer to truck plant in Germany

Nikola & Iveco gear up for truck production in Germany at the Iveco plant in Ulm as planned. The factory has now been officially presented with the production of the Nikola Tre to begin there this year. The pilot customer in Europe is the Port of Hamburg that will work up to 25 trucks next […]

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Sep 15, 2021 - 01:17 pm

MAN announces future electrification strategy ‘NewMAN’

In future, MAN Truck & Bus will focus primarily on the areas of electromobility, autonomous vehicles and digital solutions. These are the cornerstones of a new strategy called ‘NewMAN’, which the commercial vehicle manufacturer from Munich, part of the Traton Group, has now presented.

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Sep 15, 2021 - 01:02 pm

Rivian completes first production vehicle

Rivian has finally made its first electric pickup truck, the RT1 – that’s after the US EV start-up had twice postponed the start of deliveries. According to CEO RJ Scaringe, the first customer vehicle has now rolled off the production line.

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Sep 11, 2021 - 04:04 pm

Hyzon & HongYun sign leasing agreement in China

US manufacturer Hyzon Motors has signed a memorandum of understanding with logistics and leasing group Shanghai Hydrogen HongYun Automotive for the purchase of 500 fuel cell trucks. The initial order of 100 is expected to be placed this year.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Quantron to launch BEV bus & cooperation with Ballard

Ballard Power Systems and Quantron AG become strategic partners in the development of fuel-cell powered trucks. Independently of this, Quantron announces that it will launch a twelve-metre-long low-floor bus as a BEV – and a little later also as an FCEV – from the end of the year.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 06:37 pm

Australia Post orders 20 Fuso eCanter delivery BEVs

Australia Post continues to green its fleets with the addition of 20 Fuso eCanter trucks. The mail service expects the vans to hit the road in October and says it is among the first clients. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) launched the eCanter in Australia in April.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/10/21/sea-electric-writes-largest-order-of-electric-trucks-to-date/
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