Tag: Electric trucks

Jan 11, 2021 - 05:25 pm

Huge order for Lion Electric trucks from Amazon

Amazon plans to procure up to 2,500 all-electric Lion 6 and Lion 8 trucks from Canadian manufacturer Lion Electric by 2025. The framework agreement already concluded with Amazon in July 2020 was revealed hidden in a long stock exchange notice.

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Jan 6, 2021 - 03:53 pm

Helsinki investigates heavy vehicle fleet conversion

The Finnish capital Helsinki plans to convert existing heavy-duty vehicles to electric drives as part of the Stara eRetrofit project. The conversion of the first truck, an old Scania P320, has already begun. Test drives are planned in the coming months.

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Dec 15, 2020 - 09:05 pm

Major truck makers pledge to go zero-emission by 2040

Europe’s leading truck manufacturers just pledged to no longer produce diesel trucks from 2040. However, the industry together with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research also points to politicians having to prepare the ground.

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Dec 13, 2020 - 07:17 pm

Toyota drives fuel cell commercial vehicle development

Toyota continues to drive hydrogen commercial vehicle development in Japan and the US. At home, the company and its subsidiary Hino Motors have agreed with three major retail chains to test fuel cell light commercial vehicles. In California, Toyota went full-on in with near-production heavy-duty FC trucks.

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Dec 11, 2020 - 12:41 pm

Atlis announces prices for XT electric pickup truck

US manufacturer Atlis Motor Vehicles is now quoting prices for its XT all-electric pickup truck unveiled last year. It will feature three battery options for 300, 400 and 500 miles (around 480, 640 and 800 km) and is scheduled for launch in 2021.

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Dec 8, 2020 - 12:58 pm

Bosch reduces investment in Nikola Motor

Following the example of General Motors, Bosch is now also taking a step back from Nikola, the US start-up company specialising in fuel cell and battery trucks. The German automotive supplier has reduced its stake in Nikola.

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Dec 7, 2020 - 02:00 pm

Gaussin & Plug Power H2 logistics vehicles

The French vehicle manufacturer Gaussin is cooperating with fuel cell specialist Plug Power to bring hydrogen fuel cell logistics vehicles to market. Gaussin also announced the commercial launch of a range of vehicles for use at airports.

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Dec 2, 2020 - 12:12 pm

The Lion Electric Company aims to go public

The Canadian electric truck and bus manufacturer The Lion Electric Company announced plans to become a publicly-traded company via a merger with special purpose acquisition company Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. This will help them ramp up EV production.

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Nov 27, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Scania launches BEV & PHEV truck series

Truck manufacturer Scania says it has reached a milestone in electrification: the first commercial electric truck series from the Swedish VW subsidiary has now been launched on the market. Like the fully electric truck, the plug-in hybrid is also being delivered now and is similarly intended for urban distribution traffic.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 02:28 pm

Scania to build their very own battery plant

Volkswagen’s commercial vehicle brand Scania has announced that it will invest over one billion Swedish kroner (around 100 million euros) in the construction of a battery assembly plant next to its chassis assembly plant in Södertälje, Sweden.

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Nov 10, 2020 - 02:21 pm

North Rhine-Westphalia reveals H2 roadmap

The German federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia has presented a hydrogen roadmap. Detailed targets for 2025 and 2030 are ambitious while it remains unclear, where the hydrogen will come from.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 04:41 pm

Traton takes over Navistar/ Expands in North America

Traton’s expansion into the North American market now finds itself on the home stretch: The Volkswagen commercial vehicle subsidiary has just signed a binding takeover agreement with the US commercial vehicle manufacturer Navistar. The transaction is expected to be completed in mid-2021.

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Nov 9, 2020 - 03:37 pm

Nuvera presents multi-platform H2 fuel cell system

The US company Nuvera Fuel Cells is launching its new E-45 fuel cell system for medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles. It can supply primary power or serve as a range extender. They will initially build the hydrogen system in the USA and China later on.

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Nov 5, 2020 - 01:16 pm

Volvo Trucks to electrify entire lineup by 2021

Volvo Trucks will add battery-electric trucks to its complete model range in Europe from 2021. The EV range will then include electric trucks from 16 to 44 tonnes for logistics, waste management, regional transport and urban construction.

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Nov 4, 2020 - 01:56 pm

Hyundai to supply 4,000 fuel cell trucks to China

Hyundai has signed two letters of intent with Chinese companies to supply a total of 4,000 fuel cell trucks to China by 2025. This is the second major order in connection with Hyundai’s H2 truck XCIENT, following the order for 1,600 units from Switzerland.

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Nov 2, 2020 - 02:15 am

Brazilian FNM trucks reborn with Octillion batteries

Brazil’s Fábrica Nacional de Motores (FNM) has been reborn with electric trucks powered by batteries from Northern California’s Octillion Power Systems. The collaboration will produce Class 6 and Class 8 trucks as well as buses and tractors.

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Oct 29, 2020 - 04:40 pm

Mercedes to deliver three eCitaro G to Switzerland

Mercedes-Benz is supplying three units of the new all-electric eCitaro G articulated bus to Switzerland. They will be used by the Eurobus transport company to provide a fast connection between two university locations of the ETH in Zurich.

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Oct 28, 2020 - 02:54 pm

Traton & Hino launch e-mobility joint venture

Traton and Hino are intensifying their cooperation in the field of electromobility. As part of their strategic partnership, the commercial vehicle subsidiaries of Volkswagen and Toyota have signed a joint venture agreement to speed up development for products with battery and FC technology.

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Oct 27, 2020 - 11:58 am

Tesla investing in US production capacities

Tesla plans to invest 4.5 to 6.0 billion US dollars in 2021 and 2022 respectively to expand its production capacities for electric cars and batteries. This was revealed in a statement to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Oct 26, 2020 - 06:11 pm

Tesla plans V4-Supercharger with up to 350 kW

Tesla may launch a fourth-generation Supercharger, which should allow charging capacities of around 350 kW, as Tesla’s automotive boss Jerome Guillen revealed. The first models to achieve such charging capacities have apparently already been determined.

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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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