Oct 24, 2022 - 06:11 pm
Renault Trucks moves into light electric vehicle space
Renault Trucks is taking a holistic approach to logistics as the French commercial vehicle maker strikes a new partnership. The company has joined forces with Kleuster, a Lyon-based e-bike manufacturer, to accelerate the production and distribution of e-cargo bikes.
Jul 21, 2022 - 01:49 pm
Newcomer Biliti Electric launches delivery fuel cell trike
E-mobility company Biliti Electric has unveiled a hydrogen fuel cell electric trike. The ‘FastMile’ takes clues from e-tuk-tuks which are widespread in India but since Biliti is based in California and only rooted in India, they will launch the last-mile FCEV in the US first.
Jun 1, 2022 - 05:59 pm
Agora takes a look at India’s decarbonization efforts
A discussion regarding the direction and efforts of India’s decarbonization efforts took place at an online event with Agora researcher Vanchhit Johri, Amit Bhatt from the ICCT, and Christian Hochfeld from the Berlin-based think tank Agora Verkehrswende, which advocates for the electrification of transport.
May 2, 2022 - 02:13 pm
Europcar puts folding e-bikes by Brompton & Volt into vans
Following a three-month trial in Birmingham, Europcar Mobility Group UK is rolling out folding e-bikes across its UK network. Europcar delivery drivers will use the bikes from Brompton and Volt on the last miles to and from a recipient’s address.
Dec 1, 2021 - 05:36 pm
Cenntro delivers 2,000 all-electric Kei-cars to Japan
US manufacturer Cenntro has sold 2,000 electric vehicles to Japan with Amazon Fleet and Hana Cupid among the first to deploy these minivans called Metro. The EV is also the first vehicle not made in Japan to have received Kei-car approval.
Jan 19, 2021 - 03:10 pm
British Columbia increases maximum rebates for commercial EVs
In Canada, British Columbia’s Specialty-Use Vehicle Incentive (SUVI) is set to receive a $31-million cash boost to double the maximum rebates for electric medium and heavy-duty vehicles available for local businesses and governments, public sector organisations and non-profit organisations.
Jan 19, 2021 - 01:04 pm
Cenntro presents last mile delivery e-van
The US-American EV designer and manufacturer Cenntro Automotive presented plans to expand its product portfolio with a purpose-built, all-electric Class 4 vehicle to serve the last-mile urban delivery market.
Jan 5, 2021 - 05:21 pm
Workhorse receives order for over 6,000 delivery EVs
US manufacturer Workhorse has announced a major order from Pride Group Enterprises. They expect 6,320 electric delivery trucks from Workhorse, concerning the C-650 and C-1000 models, with deliveries scheduled to take place between July 2021 and 2026.
Dec 2, 2019 - 04:04 pm
Gnewt marks 10 million zero-emission deliveries
The London-based electric delivery fleet Gnewt has delivered it’s 10 millionth parcel emissions-free. The company estimates to have saved a total of 2.3 million kg of CO2 compared to standard diesel delivery. Gnewt currently operates a 120-strong EV fleet.
Jun 3, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Ford presents humanoid mail-robot
Ford cooperated with Agility Robotics to produce the Digit, a man-like robot that can carry packages up to 20 kg all the way up the stairs and to your door step, similarly to what a real postman is supposed to do.
May 16, 2019 - 04:11 pm
Renault presents EZ-POD personal BEV
Based on the Twizy, Renault presented a new micromobile for transporting people and goods over short distances called the EZ-POD. The concept vehicle is battery-powered and fully automated. The pods can also be joined together to form convoys for transporting larger groups.
Mar 5, 2019 - 12:03 pm
FedEx robot delivers live on television
The US logistics company FedEx has presented a battery-powered delivery robot named SameDay. They managed to get it on the Jimmy Fallon’s Tonight Show, fit for a stairclimbing exercise but not quite advances enough to talk.
Nov 8, 2018 - 03:36 pm
Ford takes over scooter company Spin
Ford has announced the takeover of Spin, a vehicle-sharing operator using electric scooters based in San Francisco. The plan is to extend the service to 100 other U.S. cities over the next 18 months.
Oct 29, 2018 - 02:51 pm
Last mile electric vehicles to become legal in Germany
This is a change of law many manufacturers of electric kick scooters or electric skateboards have long been waiting for. All these so-called Personal Light Electric Vehicles (EU says PLEV) will become legal in Germany, latest in 2019.
Sep 5, 2018 - 06:35 pm
Deutsche Bahn purchases CleverShuttle majority
The German railway corporation has purchased a majority stock of the electric vehicle ride-share specialists CleverShuttle. Parallel to the takeover, the partners are expanding their Leipzig facilities.