Tag: North America

Jan 6, 2022 - 04:07 pm

Taiga Motors starts series snowmobile production

Today, Taiga Motors, a Canadian Powersports specialist, announced it has made its first electric snowmobiles and will commence deliveries this year. The take-off comes after delays in production and when pre-orders had opened in 2019.

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Dec 19, 2021 - 03:25 pm

Ford Pro Charging launches in North America

Ford’s commercial vehicle arm, Ford Pro, announced the launch of Ford Pro Charging, a solution for managing commercial EV fleets and charging needs. Fleet owners will receive software and commercial hardware infrastructure to support charging and energy management.

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Dec 15, 2021 - 04:29 pm

Tritium to supply Shell DC charging stations

Australian charging station manufacturer Tritium has signed a new global framework agreement with Shell to supply DC charging stations. Tritium has been supplying Shell with fast charging stations since 2020 and has now also been selected in Shell’s latest tender.

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Dec 12, 2021 - 02:15 pm

Tesla stops taking Model S/X orders outside North America

Tesla, in an email to customers, announced it was not taking Model S and Model X orders outside North America. The company now expects deliveries in other markets to restart during the second half of 2022. Configurators in Germany continue to show both models but do not indicate prices or delivery dates any longer.

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Nov 30, 2021 - 05:15 pm

Climate Group launches ZEV Pledge for government fleets

A number of national, regional, state and city governments in the US, Canada, Mexico and the UK have made a commitment to convert their fleets to zero-emission vehicles by 2040. This involves a total of 121,355 vehicles, almost a third of which are medium- or heavy-duty vehicles.

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Nov 24, 2021 - 01:43 pm

Van Hool reveals double decker travel coach

Long-distance buses with battery-electric drives are still a rare species but the Belgian commercial vehicle manufacturer Van Hool pushed zero-emission evolution forward with a double-decker coach with purely electric drive. The TDX25E is supposed to have a range of up to 500 kilometres and has been created for the North American market.

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Nov 15, 2021 - 12:34 pm

UNECE wants minimum durability for batteries

The EU, the USA, China and other countries want to oblige carmakers to commit to a minimum durability of the batteries installed in their electric and hybrid cars. This was agreed in principle by the countries at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) World Forum for Harmonisation of Vehicle Regulations in Geneva.

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Nov 13, 2021 - 07:44 pm

British EO Charging expands into the US market

UK-based EO Charging has announced its expansion into North America and is looking to select the site for its North American office, set to open in early 2022. The new division will deliver EO’s complete fleet charging system throughout the Americas, as well as “additional offerings”, so the company.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 04:06 pm

GM dealers to install 40,000 AC chargers in North America

After General Motors recently announced charging infrastructure investments of almost $750 million by 2025, the car company now reveals concrete steps. Together with its dealers, GM will launch the ‘Dealer Community Charging Program’ with impressive targets.

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Oct 25, 2021 - 05:45 pm

Herz stocks up with 100,000 Teslas

The car rental company Hertz has ordered 100,000 electric cars from Tesla. These are to be delivered by the end of 2022. Customers will be able to rent the Tesla Model 3 at selected Hertz locations in the USA and Europe from the beginning of November this year.

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Oct 10, 2021 - 02:42 pm

New Flyer grows H2 bus fleet in California

California’s Foothill Transit has ordered 20 hydrogen fuel cell buses from the NFI subsidiary New Flyer. The purchase is supported by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funds and not the first electrification at the transport company.

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Oct 4, 2021 - 01:01 pm

Jeep Grand Cherokee to release as PHEV in 2022

The Stellantis brand Jeep has announced a new generation of the Grand Cherokee SUV, which will also be offered as a plug-in hybrid for the first time. A new platform makes this possible. The model is to be offered in North America in early 2022 and in other markets later in the year.

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Aug 19, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Volvo Trucks delivers electric trucks to US companies

Volvo Trucks North America has delivered the first of five all-electric VNR Electric heavy-duty trucks to New York City-based beer and beverage distributor Manhattan Beer Distributors. This will use the electric trucks to serve customers throughout New York City, Long Island and surrounding areas.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Daimler to exclusively introduce EV platforms from 2025

Daimler presented its updated plans for the upcoming switch to electric mobility at an investor day. The goal: Mercedes-Benz is preparing with new platforms and battery factories to become fully electric before the end of the decade – with one caveat.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 06:24 pm

Enel X to provide charging solutions for Biogen

Enel X is working with Biogen to electrify the biotechnology company’s employee commercial fleet. The cooperation will see Biogen employees supplied with an Enel X JuiceBox smart home charging station, and software to manage the electric fleet.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 07:01 pm

Bird expands offer to include e-bikes

The kick-scooter rental company Bird is entering the sharing business with e-bikes. The provider will initially launch the Bird Bike this year in “select cities” in North America, and Italy, Spain, Germany, Ireland, and France in Europe.

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Jun 28, 2021 - 03:07 pm

Honda’s first electric SUV for US market called ‘Prologue’

Honda’s first all-electric model based on General Motors’ Ultium platform for North America will be called Prologue and will be launched in early 2024. This has now been officially announced by Honda. Further details on the Prologue electric SUV are to be published in the coming months.

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Jun 27, 2021 - 12:50 pm

VW to phase out combustion vehicles by 2035

The VW brand is planning to phase out internal combustion engines in Europe by 2035 at the latest, thus taking a more moderate course than its sister company Audi, which recently announced its intention to stop selling cars with internal combustion engines by 2033 at the latest.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 04:45 pm

Lincoln to electrify entire lineup by 2030

Following Ford’s recent announcement of an increase in its investment in electric mobility to over $30 billion by 2025, Ford’s Lincoln brand is now giving details of its electric strategy. Lincoln plans to electrify its entire model lineup by the end of the decade.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 11:29 am

Freyr considers battery manufacturing in North America

Freyr, the Norwegian battery manufacturer, planning a 32 GWh battery cell factory in Norway, is also considering building production capacity in North America. There is talk of potentially setting up a joint venture with an unnamed “large multinational industrial group”.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 02:52 pm

Electrify America releases faster EV home charger

Electrify America’s charging equipment outlet, Electrify Home, announced that its fastest to-date Level 2 charger, HomeStation, is now on sale on its website for $649. The Volkswagen subsidiary specifies charge power at 9.6kW at 40 amps.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/01/14/proterra-to-supply-vicinity-with-truck-bus-batteries/
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