Tag: USA

Apr 15, 2021 - 04:21 pm

USA: Volvo Trucks receives major e-truck order from QCD

Volvo Trucks North America has received its largest electric truck order to date. Customer Quality Custom Distribution (QCD), a national foodservice logistics supplier, will deploy 14 Volvo electric trucks in Southern California over the next two years.

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Apr 14, 2021 - 05:59 pm

California to fund e-truck charging infrastructure

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved the first project looking into charging infrastructure for zero-emission trucks, buses, and equipment. The plan is to use what CEC calls a “concierge model” to help applicants plan and fund e-truck chargers through EnergIIZE.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 11:44 pm

Volkswagen’s standard ID.4 rates 260-mile range

The VW ID.4 has received its range ratings from the EPA in the USA. The current base version ID.4 Pro with rear-wheel drive and 82 kWh battery has been rated with a range of 260 miles (418 kilometres). This is 10 miles (16 kilometres) more than the ID.4 Pro S and 1st Edition variants.

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Apr 12, 2021 - 12:06 pm

Software troubles mar Mustang’s Mach E launch

The first units of the Ford Mustang Mach-E in the USA apparently have a software problem that prevents them from driving off even when the battery is full. Apparently, some drivers were unable to start their car even when the battery was fully charged due to an internal communication error.

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Apr 12, 2021 - 11:31 am

SK Innovation & LG Energy Solution settle US legal battle

South Korean battery cell manufacturers SK Innovation and LG Energy Solution have reached a settlement in their year-long legal dispute. Both companies agreed to stop all legal proceedings in the US and South Korea and to refrain from suing each other for the next ten years.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 03:19 pm

UPS Flight Forward to purchase 10 electric VTOLs

UPS subsidiary Flight Forward announces it will procure ten vertical take-off and landing, electric airlifters from US manufacturer Beta Technologies. The agreement also includes an option to procure 150 additional eVTOLs.

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Apr 8, 2021 - 12:26 pm

E-mobility investments revealed in the USA

A week after US President Joe Biden unveiled his two-trillion-dollar investment plan, details are emerging about the e-mobility investments it includes. A whopping $100 billion is to go towards purchase subsidies for electric cars and $15 billion towards building 500,000 charging stations.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 04:21 pm

General Motors announces electric Chevy Silverado

General Motors has officially announced a pure battery-electric Chevrolet Silverado. The electric Chevrolet pickup truck is to be produced at the electric vehicle plant ‘Factory Zero’ in Detroit-Hamtramck. However, GM has not yet given a concrete schedule for production.

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Apr 6, 2021 - 11:48 am

Saueressig plans US facility for dry electrodes near Tesla

Saueressig Engineering appears to be setting up shop in the US. The new reports also suggest Saueressig has designated a new site for its American HQ in very close proximity to Tesla. This points to the German company being indeed involved in building machines for battery cell production on behalf of the EV maker.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Mercedes expands eSprinter production

Mercedes-Benz Vans has announced that it will build the next generation of the eSprinter in a total of three plants from 2023, with two of them in Germany. Additionally, the vehicle will then also be based on a new platform.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 08:08 pm

10 Tesla Semi and 2 Megachargers ordered by MHX

MHX a leasing and logistics firm in California has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) to purchase 10 Tesla Semis and two Megachargers. MHX has also been awarded a separate $560,000 grant from MSRC to deploy two overhead electric cranes for electric forklifts.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 02:51 pm

Microvast to supply battery for bus manufacturer Safra

Battery manufacturer Microvast has signed a framework agreement with French bus manufacturer Safra. Over the next three years, Microvast will supply Safra with three standardised battery products for the company’s electric and hybrid buses, as well as for retrofitting the bus fleet.

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Mar 29, 2021 - 01:21 pm

Humble Motors presents solar SUV from California

The Californian start-up Humble Motors has presented the concept of an electric SUV that is equipped with solar cells on a 7.5 square metre surface. The Humble One is scheduled to go into production in 2024 and be delivered from 2025. The company is already taking reservations.

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Mar 28, 2021 - 06:06 pm

Pride orders 100 electric trucks from Lion Electric

Lion Electric has received a purchase order from Pride Group Enterprises for the acquisition of 100 all-electric Lion6 and Lion8 trucks. The Canadian company says this order represents Lion’s largest single order of zero-emission trucks to date.

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Mar 28, 2021 - 05:12 pm

Frito-Lay lowers emissions with new fleet in California

Frito-Lay a snack food division of PepsiCo. has announced that by the end of 2021, it will replace all existing diesel-powered vehicles at its Modesto manufacturing plant in California, with zero-emission (ZE) or “near-zero-emission” (NZE) vehicles.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 08:43 pm

DHL Express to deploy 98 e-vans from Lightning eMotors

DHL Express will deploy 98 electric delivery vans from Lightning eMotors in the United States. After a successful pilot program using nine Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD electric vans late last year, the company plans to deploy 89 electric vehicles this year in New York and California.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 03:52 pm

QuantumScape to open second pilot plant

Solid-state battery specialist QuantumScape plans to issue 13 million new shares. The expected proceeds of $859 million are to be invested in the company’s planned pilot plant and in the joint venture with Volkswagen. In connection with the joint venture, there is also talk of a second pilot plant.

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Mar 25, 2021 - 03:34 pm

Ford invests in Valencia hybrid powertrain plant

Ford is investing in the electrification of its Spanish site in Valencia. The engine plant there will build hybrid powertrains for the Kuga PHEV and the full hybrid variants of the Kuga, S-Max and Galaxy series from the end of 2022. An additional €5.2 million will be invested in expanding the battery assembly capacity in […]

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Mar 25, 2021 - 01:25 pm

Mahle expands e-mobility test capacities

The UK-based development service provider Mahle Powertrain (MPT) is investing a total of 12 million euros in the construction of five new test and development facilities. MPT is a subsidiary of the Stuttgart-based supplier Mahle and also operates a test bench for electric drive systems in Stuttgart.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/15/mazda-launches-its-first-electric-car-in-california/
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