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October 18, 2017 - Industry News

Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says

Green-painted Hyliion 6X4HE components include the motorized rear axle, lithium-ion battery pack, electronic controls, and electric APU.

The Hyliion 6X4HE system, which includes an electric APU that saves another 12% in fuel, is being tested by three major fleets.

Tags: Fuel Economy, Electric APU, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Hybrid Trucks, APUs, Hyliion

October 16, 2017 - Industry News

Chicago to Add 182 Grant-Funded EVs

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The City of Chicago has received a $15.5 million federal grant to purchase 182 electric vehicles (EVs) for the fleet and install EV charging stations.

Tags: Grant Funding, City of Chicago, Electric Bus, Electric Vehicles, EV Charging Stations

October 16, 2017 - Global News

Hyundai Launches Electric Carsharing Service in Amsterdam

Hyundai Ioniq Electric vehicles will be used in Amsterdam's new carsharing service. Photo by Vince Taroc.

Throughout the city, 100 Hyundai Ioniq Electric vehicles will be available for rent.

Tags: Carsharing, International Rentals, Hyundai Ioniq, Battery-Electric Vehicles, The Netherlands

October 16, 2017 - Global News

LeasePlan Corp. N.V. Launches Mobility Campaign

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LeasePlan Corp. N.V. has launched a mobility campaign called "What’s next?" that spans 32 countries, and highlights the fleet management company's commitment to mobility management.

Tags: Global, LeasePlan, Mobility, Fleet Management Companies

October 11, 2017 - Industry News

Calif. to Purchase Medium- & Heavy-Duty ZEVs for State Fleet

Photo courtesy of Pixabay

The State of California has upped its fleet greening goals, mandating that 15% of specified medium- and heavy-duty vehicle purchases by state agencies must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2025.

Tags: California, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Zero-Emission Vehicles

October 11, 2017 - Global News

VW to Electrify Commercial Trucks in Europe

Volkswagen Truck & Bus revealed the e-Delivery truck and announced additional green initiatives at Innovation Day in Hamburg, Germany. Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen has developed a battery-electric powered distribution truck and is working on additional electric solutions for medium- and heavy-duty distribution transport for the European market.

Tags: Volkswagen, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Autonomous Vehicles, Medium-Duty Trucks, Germany, Navistar, Alternative Fuels

October 11, 2017 - Industry News

DHL to Deploy Electric, Autonomous Delivery Trucks in Germany

Photo courtesy of ZF.

ZF and DHL plan to deploy a fleet of electric, autonomous vehicles as early as next year in real-world delivery operations.

Tags: DHL, ZF, Last Mile Delivery, Autonomous Vehicles, Global, Delivery Fleets, Germany

October 10, 2017 - Industry News

Green4U Reveals All-Electric SUVs

Photo of MTU-6 courtesy of Green4U.

Green4U Technologies plans to begin delivering its all-electric, fleet-focused SUVs by summer of 2018. The vehicles are expected to deliver up to 230 miles in range on a single charge.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Green4U

October 9, 2017 - Industry News

Motiv to Deliver Electric Refuse Trucks by Early 2018

Image courtsy of Motiv

Motiv expects to deliver two fully electric refuse trucks to the City of Los Angeles by early 2018, the company announced.

Tags: Los Angeles, Emissions Reduction, Motiv Power Systems, Refuse Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles

October 9, 2017 - Industry News

Tesla Delays Electric Truck Launch Again

Telsa has opted to move the launch of its electric truck back two weeks in order to focus on fixing Model 3 production issues and assist with power grid repair efforts in Puerto Rico. Image via Tesla

Tesla founder Elon Musk said the company was pushing back the launch of its electric truck in order to help stabilize the power grid in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Tags: Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Electric Trucks, Concept Vehicles

October 6, 2017 - Industry News

N.J. City University Installs EV Charging Station

Photo courtesy of NJCU

New Jersey City University (NJCU) installed a Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging station on campus for employee use and plans to install additional charging stations for fleet use.

Tags: EV Charging Stations, New Jersey

October 3, 2017 - Global News

Ford to Focus on Trucks, EVs, Connectivity

Photo of CEO Jim Hackett courtesy of Ford.

Ford Motor Co.'s new leader wants to shift investment into trucks and electrified vehicles and reduce costs and investment in sedans and internal combustion engines, Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett said Tuesday.

Tags: Ford, Automotive Executives, C-Suite, Battery-Electric Vehicles

October 3, 2017 - Industry News

Tesla's Model 3 Loses Its Luster

Chart courtesy of KBB.com.

Tesla produced less than one-fifth of the Model 3 sedans in the initial quarter of production of the vehicle than it promised, and an independent survey shows potential customers losing interest in the vehicle.

Tags: Tesla, Tesla Model 3, Vehicle Production

October 3, 2017 - Industry News

Possible Photo of Tesla’s Electric Truck Leaks on Reddit

Photo via Reddit

A post on the Tesla "subreddit" of Reddit.com shows a concept vehicle that appears to be Tesla’s unannounced electric road tractor.

Tags: Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Electric Trucks

October 2, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Sets Up Electrification Team

Ford has begun coordinating the development of its electrified vehicle initiative by setting up an internal team known as "Team Edison" as it begins rolling out 13 electrified vehicles in the next five years, according to a company spokesperson.

Tags: Ford, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Research and Development

October 2, 2017 - Global News

Unilever to Electrify Entire Fleet by 2030

A Tesla fleet vehicle for Ben and Jerry's, which is a Unilever brand. Photo courtesy of Unilever.

Unilever has committed to converting its entire fleet to be battery-electric or hybrid-electric by 2030, which is part of the organizations commitment to encouraging commitments on electric transport.

Tags: Unilever, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

October 2, 2017 - Global News

India to Procure 10K EVs from Tata

Photo of Mumbai Sklyine courtesy of Deepak Gupta/Wikimedia Commons.

Tata Motors will supply 10,000 battery-electric vehicles to a government-run energy-services join venture in India as the country continues efforts to reduce emissions and curb fuel imports.

Tags: Tata Motors, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles

October 2, 2017 - Industry News

GM to Launch 20 EVs by 2023

Photo courtesy of GM.

General Motors will add two battery-electric vehicles to its lineup in the next 18 months as part of its plan to roll out 20 such vehicles by 2023, the company has announced.

Tags: General Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles

September 29, 2017 - Industry News

Renault Introducing Two EVs for Australian Fleets

Photo of the ZOE courtesy of Renault.

Renault Australia will import two pure electric models to the country which will be sold directly to business and governmental organizations.

Tags: Renault, Australia, Global

September 28, 2017 - Industry News

Meritor CEO Predicts Electrified Future

Cummins showed off its new electric concept truck at the NACV show. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

“There is a sea change in our industry with regard to electrification of the drivetrain,” said Jay Craig, CEO of Meritor, at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Tags: Meritor, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Hybrid Trucks, NACV Show

September 26, 2017 - Global News

Chery to Bring Compact SUV to Europe in 2018

Photo courtesy of Chery.

Chery will introduce its Exeed compact SUV in Europe in 2018, and will offer three powertrain variants, including a plug-in hybrid.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Chery

September 25, 2017 - Industry News

Navistar-VW Alliance to Bring Electric Truck, Integrated Powertrain to Market

“Navistar is now writing the next chapter of our story,” said Troy A. Clarke, chairman, president and CEO, Navistar. Photo: Evan Lockridge

The Navistar-Volkswagen Truck & Bus Alliance has borne fruit faster than either company expected. Officials announced Monday they will develop a proprietary, integrated powertrain; a common connected vehicle and cloud platform; and an electric-powered Class 6/7 truck.

Tags: Volkswagen, Navistar, International Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, NACV Show, Class 6

September 25, 2017 - Product News

BorgWarner Talks Hybrids, Electric Trucks at NACV Show

BorgWarner offers the growing hybrid and electric commercial vehicle market a broad product portfolio to help meet emissions regulations and fuel economy goals. Image: BorgWarner

BorgWarner expects the hybrid and electric commercial vehicle market to see a 32.9% compound annual growth rate, increasing from 49,000 units in 2017 to 115,000 units in 2020.

Tags: Fuel Efficiency, Emissions Reduction, Electric Vehicles, BorgWarner, Hybrid Trucks, NACV Show

September 22, 2017 - Press Release

City of Dublin and Clean Fuels Ohio to Host Ride & Drive

Photo courtesy of City of Dublin

The Ride & Drive will showcase electric vehicles and the importance and locations of charging stations in the Dublin, Ohio, community.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Ride and Drive, Clean Fuels Coalition

September 21, 2017 - Industry News

Daimler Adds $1B EV Investment to Alabama Plant

Photo of MBUSI courtesy of Daimler.

Daimler is investing $1 billion in its Tuscaloosa, Ala., assembly plant that will include a new battery plant and the creation of 600 jobs, the company announced.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Daimler, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Assembly Plants

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