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09.08.2018 - 13:09

Nikola Motor raises $100M for fuel cell trucks in a week

Nikola Motor says they raised over 100 million dollars in just one week. The current round of funding for $200 million is ongoing and will be oversubscribed, says CEO Trevor Milton, if the trend continues. The money is to help Nikola launch and scale its two fuel cell trucks in 2020.

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11.07.2018 - 18:37

USA: Hyliion buying battery unit of Gentherm

Hyliion, a maker of retrofit hybrid systems for class 8 trucks, enters the battery business. They acquire the battery arm of Gentherm with which they had been working already. For cell supply they struck a deal with Toshiba.

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09.07.2018 - 17:11

Air Liquide accelerating fuel cell trucks in China

Air Liquide and China’s STNE teamed up to accelerate hydrogen-powered trucks in China. Air Liquide invested 10M euros in the startup that operates a fleet and platform and Air Liquide will openly share their know-how for STNE to scale up.

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05.07.2018 - 15:30

Korea granting full subsidies to electric buses by BYD

China’s BYD is becoming a serious player on the market home to Hyundai and Kia. In Korea, BYD electric buses are fully eligible for the electric vehicle subsidy. They have thus become very competitively priced, much to the dismay of the local industry.

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28.06.2018 - 14:39

USA: Daimler Trucks preparing real-life trials in fleets

The two all-electric trucks Daimler dedicated to the U.S. market are about to take up real-life testing at selected clients based in California and the Pacific North West. In preparation of production in 2021, Daimler also installed the Electric Vehicle Council to share their insights from the trials.

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27.06.2018 - 12:36

Renault presents complete electric truck range

Renault Trucks unveils two electric trucks to launch in 2019. The Renault Trucks D Z.E. and Renault Trucks D Wide Z.E. cover 16 and 26 tons respectively and complete the electric UV lineup starting with the Master Z.E. at 3.5 tons. The trucks will be made in Normandy, France.

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25.06.2018 - 19:18

Sweden: Alelion supplying heavy-duty EV batteries

Swedish Alelion has been selected to supply batteries for Germany’s KAMAG Transporttechnik who wants to electrify one of their heavy-duty truck models. The order is worth 1.4M euros and part of a joint development project starting this year.

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04.06.2018 - 12:51

Subsidy scheme for electric trucks in Germany

Germany’s Ministry of Transport wants to fund both battery and fuel cell electric trucks and those with alternative fuels. The bill is set to take effect this June with grants ranging from 12,000 to 40,000 euros depending on the trucks’ weight.

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26.05.2018 - 17:54

Green light for eHighway pilot in Germany

The German environmental ministry has given the green light for the eHighway pilot to look further into the electrification of long distance hauling trucks via pantograph. Project partners are Siemens and Volkswagen.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/04/18/eroadarlanda-swedish-road-charges-evs-while-driving/
18.04.2018 12:26