Electric Vehicles

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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

November 13, 2017 - Industry News

Siemens Begins Zero-Emissions Highway Testing in California

Three different types of trucks are being tested: one battery-electric truck, a clean natural-gas hybrid-electric truck, and a diesel-hybrid truck. Photo: Siemens

Overhead power lines deliver electric power to test trucks on a stretch of zero-emissions highway being evaluated by Siemens and the South Coast Air Quality Management District near Long Beach, California.

Tags: Diesel-Electric Hybrids, Future Trucks, Zero-Emission Vehicles, Smart Highways, California, TransPower, Battery-Electric Vehicles

November 10, 2017 - Press Release

Cyber Switching Launches Electrical Management System

Logo: Cyber Switching

The EMD's deployment reports data and manages power for a building's devices, machinery, and electric vehicle charging stations.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, Data Analysis, EV Charging Stations

November 9, 2017 - Industry News

UPS to Convert Diesel Delivery Trucks to Electric

Photo courtesy of UPS.

UPS and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) plan to use new technology to convert UPS package delivery vehicles from diesel to electric, UPS has announced.

Tags: UPS, Electric Trucks, Delivery Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Conversion

November 8, 2017 - Industry News

Ryder’s Scott Perry Goes to Nikola


Scott Perry, who’s been with Ryder System for more than 25 years, has joined Nikola Motors as chief operating officer, where he will help bring the company's fuel-cell-electric Class 8 truck to market.

Tags: Ryder System, People, Nikola Motor Company

November 8, 2017 - Industry News

Workhorse N-Gen Electric Van: Drone Optional

The Workhorse N-Gen's 19-inch floor and 105-inch roof height maximize cargo space, reduce knee injuries, and enhance driver ease of operation.

Workhorse Group Inc. has commenced implementation of an agreement to test and operate its new N-Gen electric van. The van will also feature an optional integrated HorseFly Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Package Delivery System.

Tags: Workhorse, HorseFly, E-GEN, Drones

November 7, 2017 - Global News

China's JAC Motors Launches Electric Truck Line

Photo: JAC Motors

China’s JAC Motors recently launched a JAC Electric Trucks operation.

Tags: China, Global, Electric Vehicles

November 6, 2017 - Industry News

Workhorse to Debut Electric Delivery Van at CES

Photo of Workhorse W-15 by Chris Brown.

Workhorse Group Inc. will showcase its latest electric delivery van at CES 2018, along with its previously unveiled plug-in hybrid pickup truck and a hybrid electric helicopter.

Tags: Workhorse, Workhorse W-15, Battery-Electric Vehicles, CES

November 3, 2017 - Global News

Automakers Opening 400 EV Charge Stations in Europe by 2020

Photo courtesy of Ford.

A joint venture between BMW AG, Daimler AG, Ford, and Volkswagen looks to develop high-power charging networks for electric vehicles across Europe.

Tags: Audi, Porsche, BMW, Volkswagen, Ford, Germany, Joint Venture, Daimler, EV Charging Stations

November 2, 2017 - Industry News

House Plan Would Eliminate EV Tax Credit

A $7,500 federal tax credit that has fueled sales of plug-in electric vehicles in recent years could be eliminated if House Republicans can include the proposal in the tax cut bill now under discussion, reports Reuters.

Tags: Tax Credits, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Taxation, U.S. Congress

November 2, 2017 - Industry News

Ryder Taking Delivery of 125 Chanje Electric Vans

Photo: Chanje

Ryder System has started to take delivery of 125 medium-duty electric-powered panel vans as part of the company’s exclusive sales and service partnership with Chanje Energy, which was announced in August.

Tags: Vans, Leased Vehicles, Ryder System, Electric Vehicles, Chanje

November 2, 2017 - Industry News

Lightning Systems Offers $4,000 Rebate for Electric Transit Van

Photo courtesy of Lightning Systems.

Lightning Systems is offering a rebate to fleets that order its battery-electric Ford Transit 350HD passenger wagon, van, cutaway and chassis cab models.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Ford Transit, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Vehicle Modifiers, Lightning Systems

November 1, 2017 - Press Release

Multiforce Systems Introduces EV Charging Controllers

Multiforce Systems Corp. has launched FuelForce EV, a new line of fuel controllers designed to provide energy management and control for fleets or organizations charging electric vehicles, the company announced.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, EV Charging

October 31, 2017 - Press Release

Motiv Reaches Mileage Milestone

Motiv's collection of all-electric vehicles, image courtesy of Motiv.

As of October, Motiv-powered vehicles have driven more than 275,000 miles. In 2017 alone, they have covered more than 83,000 miles, saving nearly 300 barrels of oil from consumption.

Tags: Refuse Fleets, Delivery Fleets, Milestones, Motiv, Battery-Electric Vehicles

October 31, 2017 - Industry News

Europcar New Zealand Now Renting Electric e-Golfs

Europcar New Zealand is now renting all-electric e-Golfs. Photo courtesy of Europcar.

Europcar New Zealand is now offering an all-electric vehicle fleet for rent in Auckland and Christchurch.

Tags: Europcar, New Zealand, Electric Vehicles, E-Golf

October 31, 2017 - Industry News

Electric Carsharing Service Launches in Bulgaria

Downtown Sofia, Bulgaria. Photo via Boby Dimitrov/Wikimedia

An electric carsharing service called Spark has started in Bulgaria’s capital city Sofia.

Tags: Carsharing, International Rentals, Electric Vehicles

October 27, 2017 - Industry News

AmeriPride Orders 20 Electric Walk-in Vans

Photo courtesy of Spartan Motors.

AmeriPride Services has ordered 20 all-electric step vans from Spartan Motors, Inc. for use in its fleet of delivery vehicles for textile rental and supply services.

Tags: Spartan Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Delivery Fleets, AmeriPride, Step Vans

October 27, 2017 - Industry News

EV Charging Pilot Minimizes Calif. County’s Energy Use Spikes

Photo courtesy of Alameda County

Alameda County, Calif., is working on an electric vehicle (EV) charging pilot. Called the Smart Charging Pilot Program, it allows the building’s EV chargers to communicate and the DC fast charger to override other chargers when it’s in use.

Tags: Fleet Facility, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Fast Charging, EV Charging Stations

October 27, 2017 - Industry News

Study: Slow EV Transition Could Save Minneapolis Fleet Costs

Photo via City of Minneapolis Electric Vehicle Study

A new electric vehicle (EV) adoption feasibility study of the City of Minneapolis’ fleet found that a slow transition to electric vehicles over the next 10 years could result in operational savings.

Tags: Greenhouse Gases, Fleet Budget, City of Minneapolis, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles

October 26, 2017 - Industry News

Orders Open for Electrified Transit Van Conversion

Photo courtesy of LightningSystems

Lightning Systems is now accepting pre-orders for its new zero-emissions LightningElectric system for Ford Transit, a battery conversion package.

Tags: Conversion, Ford Transit, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Lightning Systems, Vehicle Modifiers

October 25, 2017 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Launches Electric Truck Brand E-Fuso

Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Fuso

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation launched E-Fuso, a product brand exclusively dedicated to electric trucks and buses, and unveiled its all-electric heavy-duty truck concept.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, E-Fuso

October 25, 2017 - Industry News

Chanje Offers Charging for Its Electric Delivery Van

The Chanje V8070 provides 100 miles of electric range with 3,000 pounds of payload, and can reach a top speed of 80 mph.

Chanje, an electric delivery van maker, and eMotorWerks, a charging solutions provider, will partner to deliver a smart charging platform to commercial fleet customers.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, Smart Grid, Chanje, eMotorWerks

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



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