Electric Vehicles

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December 12, 2017 - Industry News

PepsiCo Orders 100 Tesla Semis

Photo: Tesla

PepsiCo is the latest large fleet to make a significant investment in the recently announced Tesla Semi electric heavy-duty truck, reportedly ordering 100 vehicles.

Tags: PepsiCo, New Vehicle Sales, Tesla, Electric Trucks, Tesla Semi

December 7, 2017 - Industry News

EVgo Opens 1,000th EV Fast Charger Station

Photo courtesy of EVgo.

EVgo opened its 1,000th DC Fast charger in the U.S. in partnership with Nissan, which is located near Washington, D.C.

Tags: Nissan, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Fast Charging, EVgo Network

December 7, 2017 - Industry News

First FedEx Ground Provider Adds Workhorse Electric Van

Image of E-GEN courtesy of Workhorse

Workhorse Group Inc. has announced that Colonial Routes, Inc. in Farmington, N.Y., is the first FedEx independent service provider (ISP) in the country to participate in Workhorse's new nationwide program for FedEx Ground delivery vehicles.

Tags: Workhorse, E-GEN, E-100, Cargo Vans, Delivery Fleets, Package Delivery Fleet, Step Vans, FedEx

December 6, 2017 - Press Release

Petroleum Solutions Partners with ChargePoint for EV Charging

Petroleum Solutions, Inc. (PSI) has partnered with ChargePoint to expand its offerings in the traditional fueling market for fleets by introducing electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.

Tags: Petroleum, ChargePoint, EV Charging

December 5, 2017 - Industry News

Nissan Begins 2018 Leaf Production

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Production for the 2018 Nissan Leaf is underway at Nissan’s assembly plant in Tennessee for a nationwide release to start off the New Year.

Tags: Nissan, Vehicle Production, Nissan Leaf, Battery-Electric Vehicles

December 4, 2017 - Global News

Chevrolet Bolt EV Heading to Middle East

Photo of the Chevrolet Bolt EV courtesy of GM.

General Motors will launch the Chevrolet Bolt EV in the Middle East market, going on sale in Dubai by the end of 2018.

Tags: Dubai, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Chevrolet Bolt EV

December 4, 2017 - Industry News

Third-Gen Sprinter Van to Focus on Mobility, Connectivity

One of four dashboards offered on the 2018 Sprinter. Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will add a gasoline engine, optional factory telematics offering, and more than 1,000 configurations to provide a "holistic mobility solution" when it debuts in February, the head of the company's van division told journalists in Stuttgart, Germany.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans, 2018-MY

December 1, 2017 - Industry News

GM to Launch Autonomous EV Ride-Hailing Service

The company reveals its plans for a large-scale commercial fleet of self-driving electric vehicles.

Tags: General Motors, Autonomous Vehicles, Cruise Automation, Ride Hailing

November 30, 2017 - Industry News

ACT to Study Potential of Electric Truck Market

Photo: Nikola Motor Company

ACT Research has announced that it is developing a multi-client study, examining the market potential in the U.S. and Canada for electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles through 2035.

Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Electric Vehicles

November 29, 2017 - Industry News

Electric, Hybrid Trucks to Exceed 1.6 Million Units by 2027

One of the electric trucks that are adding to the growth in future estimates is the Mitsubishi eCanter. (Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Fuso)

The overall medium- and heavy-duty truck market is projected to continue its reliance on conventional diesel powertrain for the next decade, but hybrid and electric powertrains populations will increase, with volumes expected to grow from about 125,500 to 1.66 million from 2017 to 2027.

Tags: Truck Sales, Navigant Research, Hybrid-Electric Truck, Electric Trucks, Predictions

November 27, 2017 - Industry News

Tesla Lists Electric Truck at $150K for Base Model

Photo: Tesla

Tesla has posted the prices for its upcoming electric truck, the Tesla Semi, showing an expected price of $150,000 for the base model. A version with a longer range will start at $180,000.

Tags: Class 8, Tesla, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Electric Trucks, Tesla Semi

November 23, 2017 - Global News

GM to Meet Mandated Green Vehicle Sales Targets in China

Photo of the Baojun E100 courtesy of GM.

General Motors China said it will meet production quotas for new energy vehicles (NEVs) designed to meet government mandated green car sales targets aimed at reducing pollution.

Tags: China, General Motors, SAIC, Global

November 23, 2017 - Global News

Toyota Pushes for EVs in China, India

Photo of the RAV4 EV in 2012 courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota will produce EVs in China and India beginning in 2020 as the automaker returns its attention to EVs after focusing heavily on hydrogen and hybrid vehicles for the last few years.

Tags: Toyota, India, Suzuki, China, Battery-Electric Vehicles

November 23, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

BMW Recalls i3 EVs for Neck Injury Risk

Photo of the i3 battery-electric hatchback courtesy of BMW.

The recall, expected to begin in January, covers more than 30,000 electric vehicles in the 2014-2018 model years.

Tags: BMW, Recalls, 2014-MY, BMW i3, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Battery-Electric Vehicles, 2016-MY, 2017-MY, 2018-MY

November 22, 2017 - Industry News

New York Municipality Adds EVs, Charging Stations

Photo via NCDOTcommunications/ Flickr.

The City of Yonkers, N.Y., recently completed $400,000 of clean energy projects, including the purchase of hybrid electric city vehicles and the construction of nine charging stations.

Tags: EV Charging Stations, Alternative Fuels, Chevrolet Volt, Procurement

November 21, 2017 - Industry News

Pittsburgh Expands EV Charging with Solar Stations

Photo courtesy of Envision

The City of Pittsburgh is expanding its electric vehicle (EV) charging options with the addition of five transportable solar-powered EV charging stations.

Tags: City of Pittsburgh, EV Charging Stations, Solar Power, Battery-Electric Vehicles

November 17, 2017 - Industry News

Volkswagen to Invest $40B+ on EVs, Autonomy

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen AG will spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) in the next five years to revamp its vehicle lineup to include a heavier push of battery-electric vehicles, autonomous driving features, and ride hailing systems, the company has announced.

Tags: Volkswagen, Mobility, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Ride Hailing, Autonomous Vehicles

November 17, 2017 - Industry News

J.B. Hunt Reserves Multiple Tesla Semi Electric Trucks

Photo: Tesla

J.B. Hunt Transportation announced that it placed a reservation to purchase multiple Tesla Semi electric tractors that was unveiled on Nov. 16.

Tags: J.B. Hunt, Tesla, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Electric Trucks, New Vehicles, Tesla Semi

November 17, 2017 - Industry News

Overnight EV Charging Saves NYC $150K Annually

Photo via Noya Fields/Flickr

By enrolling in Con Edison’s SmartCharge New York Program, New York City expects to save up to $150,000 per year for charging its 1,030 electric vehicles overnight.

Tags: New York City, ChargePoint, Electric Vehicles, electric grid, EV Charging Stations

November 17, 2017 - Industry News

Tesla Unveils All-Electric Class 8 Semi Truck

Tesla chief Elon Musk talks to a crowd during the Semi unveiling. Photo: Tesla

Tesla says its new, all-electric Class 8 Semi will feature a 500-mile range on a single battery charge, can go from 0 to 60 mph in 20 seconds when bobtail, and is actually cheaper to operate per mile than a comparable diesel truck.

Tags: Class 8, Tesla, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Tesla Semi

November 16, 2017 - Industry News

First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck

Screen shot from Tesla's live feed unveiling its electric semi.

Tesla’s new electric truck is a Class 8 daycab that features a highly aggressive aerodynamic design and all-electric drivetrain, and Elon Musk promises a 500-mile range. "You can go out to the middle of nowhere and come back." HDT's Jack Roberts is at the launch and has this report.

Tags: Class 8, Tesla, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Tesla Semi

November 16, 2017 - Industry News

GM to Start EV Rollout in 2021

Photo of CEO Mary Barra courtesy of GM.

General Motors will begin rolling out its next-generation of electric vehicles in 2021, and it seeks to reach its goal of offering 20 such vehicles by 2023, CEO Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday.

Tags: General Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Investors, C-Suite

November 15, 2017 - Industry News

BYD Delivers First All-Electric Side Loader Refuse Truck

Photo courtesy of the City of Palo Alto, Calif.

The first all-electric automated side loader refuse truck from BYD was presented to the City of Palo Alto, Calif., and GreenWaste, the city's waste hauler service provider.

Tags: BYD, Refuse Fleets, Waste Management, all-electric trucks

November 13, 2017 - Industry News

Tesla's Musk Teases 'Mind-Blowing' Truck Launch

Many questions regarding Tesla's much-anticipated electric truck are due to be answered this Thursday night at a press event in California. Photo: Tesla

In a weekend tweet, Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised that the launch of his new, all-electric truck this week would blow onlookers' heads "right out of their skull."

Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Future Trucks, Autonomous Vehicles

November 13, 2017 - Global News

Ford Enters Joint Venture for China EVs

Photo of Peter Fleet (right), Ford's group vice president and president of Ford Asia Pacific, and Ying Jianren, chairman of Tech-New Group Ltd. and board director of Zotye Auto courtesy of Ford.

Zotye Ford Automobile Co., Ltd., a new 50/50 joint venture, will offer a range of battery-electric vehicles for consumers in China under a new indigenous brand, Ford announced.

Tags: Ford, Joint Venture, Battery-Electric Vehicles, China

 

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