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Dec 15, 2021 - 12:50 pm

Mellor presents series of BEV buses

The English bus manufacturer Mellor has presented a new battery-electric bus family. The Sigma range comprises six models with lengths from seven to twelve metres and a total of over 20 variants. The components for the new Sigma buses come from CATL, Webasto, ZF, Dana and Ventura, among others.

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Nov 22, 2021 - 12:42 pm

ZF & CATL announce after-market battery alliance

ZF and battery manufacturer CATL have entered into an aftermarket services partnership to strengthen their e-mobility focus. The core of the cooperation is the transfer of knowledge in the areas of service network, training on batteries, connectivity, recycling and reuse.

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Nov 10, 2021 - 01:31 pm

Freudenberg, ZF & FlixBus cooperate on FC buses

Freudenberg has launched the HyFleet research project with ZF Friedrichshafen and FlixBus. The partners want to develop a fuel cell drive system for long-distance buses by 2024. In addition to the three companies mentioned above, a “major European bus manufacturer” that has not been named is also participating in HyFleet.

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Sep 28, 2021 - 11:41 am

Volvo Buses presents new electric bus chassis

Volvo Buses is introducing a new chassis for electric buses called BZL Electric. It is designed for both single and double-decker buses with several options for bodybuilders and features a powertrain developed entirely by Volvo.

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Sep 7, 2021 - 10:59 am

Daimler is done with plug-in hybrids

Daimler’s focus on battery-electric vehicles also has an impact on plug-in hybrids. The Stuttgart-based carmaker is no longer planning any new developments here. Suppliers such as ZF, however, assess the future of PHEVs differently.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 04:50 pm

ZF presents modular electric drive kit

At the IAA Mobility, the supplier ZF presented a new electric drive kit called Modular eDrive Kit. The kit is designed to continue offering customer-specific solutions – but in half the usual development time.

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Jul 2, 2021 - 12:21 pm

Wrightbus presents their first battery-electric bus

The Northern Irish bus manufacturer Wrightbus presents its first battery-electric vehicle in its portfolio: a double-decker bus called StreetDeck Electroliner. Until now, the Northern Irish manufacturer has been known primarily for its hydrogen-powered buses.

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May 17, 2021 - 03:23 pm

ZF presents energy management software for utility EVs

Automotive supplier ZF has presented energy management software for commercial electric vehicles. The software manages not only the energy requirements of the driveline but also of auxiliary units such as the air compressor, steering pump and thermal management.

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Mar 9, 2021 - 01:40 pm

ZF announces serial production of of 800-volt components

Automotive supplier ZF is going into series production with 800-volt technology for electric vehicles and is preparing corresponding series start-ups in China and Europe. The ZF components are to be launched on the market this year “in several vehicles in upscale segments”.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 02:26 pm

ZF to begin offering complete hybrid systems for ships

ZF is now adding further electrified components for shipping to its portfolio of maritime hybrid transmissions, specifically electric motors, power electronics and control levers. According to the driveline specialist, this provides a complete solution from a single source.

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Jan 24, 2021 - 07:49 pm

e.GO Moove gets street approval

The first People Mover from e.GO Moove has now been given street approval for public road use from the end of December 2020. This means that the German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has certified.GO Moove GmbH as a vehicle manufacturer.

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Mar 31, 2020 - 04:30 pm

Hyundai powers up construction BEV and FCEV

Hyundai Material Handling has re-engineered the U-series of its battery-electrically three- and four-wheel forklift trucks. The focus was on comfort, performance and power consumption. The Hyundai Group is also working on hydrogen-powered excavators.

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Mar 29, 2020 - 01:01 pm

Liebherr presents all-electric truck mixers

The vehicle manufacturer Liebherr, in cooperation with Designwerk and ZF, have developed the first fully electric truck mixers with a drum holding ten or twelve cubic metres on a five-axle chassis. The first applications are planned for autumn 2020 at the customers Holcim and KIBAG in Switzerland.

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Mar 22, 2020 - 01:56 pm

Automobile manufacturers enter mask making

Respirators are not the only necessity that carmakers can produce: More and more carmakers want to donate medical face masks during the coronavirus crisis. In Europe, manufacturers are already retooling their production lines.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 12:26 pm

Wolong & ZF officially launch joint venture

ZF Friedrichshafen and the Wolong Electric Group have officially sealed the foundation of their joint venture, which was agreed upon in November. The objective of the JV called Wolong ZF Automotive E-Motors Co Ltd is the development and production of electric motors and components.

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Jan 7, 2020 - 12:57 pm

Sony presents their own concept EV at CES

Sony has surprisingly presented their very own prototype of an electric car at the CES, though the electronics giant has been keeping any production plans to themselves. Sony’s electric limousine named Vision-S is based on a specially developed electric car platform for which international suppliers were involved.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 12:20 pm

Rallye Dakar goes hybrid

ZF has developed a hybrid driveline for the Dakar Rally with MKR Technology that was recently launched. The CeTrax Lite RS e-drive is used in the four-wheel-drive truck of the Riwald-Dakar team.

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Jan 2, 2020 - 12:26 pm

e.GO Mobile apparently in financial trouble

It appears that e.GO Mobile is experiencing a number of financial challenges. According to German news site Edison, the Aachen-based electric vehicle startup only just escaped insolvency in October when shareholders provided an extra 100 million euros. But it seems these challenges are still to be resolved.

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Dec 14, 2019 - 04:17 pm

e.GO Moove presents cargo Mover

The joint venture e.GO Moove presents the cargo version of the e.GO Mover, which was specially designed for delivery services and tradespeople. In addition to the electric drive, the e.GO Mover will also optionally feature a compact fuel cell range extender.

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Nov 19, 2019 - 04:38 pm

ZF develops electric drive for sailing yachts

ZF has developed an electric drive system for sailing yachts. For this purpose, the German supplier is installing an electric motor with a maximum output of 125 kW, which is connected to ZF’s steerable Steerable Pod Propulsion System (SPP).

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Nov 13, 2019 - 04:08 pm

ZF presents electric solutions for agriculture

At the Agritechnica trade fair this month in Hannover, Germany, ZF has just presented its electrification solutions for the agriculture sector, among other things. These include the integrated Terra+ generator system, a solution for high- and low-voltage systems for continuously variable tractor transmissions of the Terramatic series.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/12/15/mellor-presents-series-of-bev-buses/
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