XALT Energy batteries powering MCI all-electric passenger coach

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XALT Energy is powering the US’ first, long-distance, all-electric passenger coach in tests with private and public transportation providers in the United States. for federal testing, as is required for all new bus models that are purchased using federal funds.

2019 90

Ford unveils all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV

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In Los Angeles, Ford unveiled the all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV. kWh battery) options with either rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive powered by permanent magnet motors. In extended-range all-wheel-drive configurations, Mach-E is targeting 332 horsepower and 417 lb.-ft.

2019 95

Bimbo Bakeries USA orders 5 Motiv all-electric EPIC-equipped step vans; delivery in Q3 2019

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The vehicles will feature Motiv’s all-electric EPIC 6 chassis (based on the popular Ford F-59 platform) with step van bodies built by Utilimaster Corporation. Electric (Battery) Fleets

2019 103

DOE: all-electric vehicles have the lowest estimated average annual fuel cost of all light-duty vehicles

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The estimated annual fuel costs for model year (MY) 2019 all-electric light-duty vehicles are the lowest of all the different vehicle technologies, ranging from a low of $500 to a high of $900 per year, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

2019 90

Report: Next-generation Minis to go all electric

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As the next-generation of Mini models goes on sale, they may all be electric. According to a Tuesday report from Automobile, Mini's overseers at BMW have may have nixed all future gas engines for the brand and simultaneously pared its future lineup to just three models.

2019 110

Embraer expecting first flight of all-electric prototype aircraft in 2020

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On the eve of its 50 th anniversary earlier this month, Embraer unveiled images of a demonstrator aircraft with 100% electric propulsion technology, which is currently under development in collaboration with WEG. The electric prototype is based on the EMB-203 Ipanema.

2019 119

First all-electric airline could soar with converted old seaplanes

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By land, by sea, and by air, battery power is expanding to drive all kinds of transportation. electric youtube aircraftThe most challenging of these modes may be air travel.

2019 113

Harbour Air and magniX partner to build world’s first all-electric airline; seaplanes to ePlanes

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Through this partnership, both companies are furthering the vision to someday connect communities with clean, efficient and affordable electric air travel. We are excited to bring commercial electric aviation to the Pacific Northwest, turning our seaplanes into ePlanes.

2019 123

Lightning Systems all-electric medium-duty vehicles selected for State of California contract

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Lightning Systems announced that its all-electric powertrains for Ford and Chevrolet medium-duty trucks and buses are now offered on a California state contract. Electric (Battery) Fleets

2019 119

Volvo Cars preparing to introduce all-electric XC40 SUV; focus on safety

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Volvo Cars will introduce the fully electric XC40 SUV to the public on 16 October. Regardless of what drives a car forward, be it an electric machine or combustion engine, a Volvo must be safe. The fully electric XC40 will be one of the safest cars we have ever built.

2019 101

Should Hummer return, all-electric? Twitter poll results

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For those of us who remember what General Motors’ Hummer brand symbolized—especially around 2006, when sales peaked—it’s a little hard to fathom the idea that it might have any future as way for GM to green its reputation.

Fisker names its all-electric SUV Ocean; unveils app-based leasing program

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revealed the name of its upcoming all-electric luxury sports utility vehicle: Fisker Ocean. The all-electric SUV will come standard with an extended range (target of approximately 250 to 300 miles, depending on driving conditions), enabled by an approx. Electric (Battery

2019 78

All-electric 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge crossover debuts: More than 200 miles of range, one year of charging free

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The first all-electric Volvo is also the first Volvo that will continue to improve, the automaker said Wednesday.

2019 87

New BMW 330e PHEV features 50% boost in all-electric range to 41 miles; XtraBoost debuts

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The all-electric range is more than 50% greater than that of its predecessor—66 kilometers (41 miles) (WLTP) is possible with zero tailpipe emissions. The combined-cycle electric power consumption of the new BMW 330e Sedan is 15.4 – 14.8

2019 103

BMW plans 12 all-electric models by 2025

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At its annual shareholders meeting in Munich on Wednesday, BMW laid out plans to bring 12 new all-electric cars to market by 2025, including five in the next two years. Along with the company's existing i3, the first five will include the Mini Electric, due on sale later this year, the iX3 SUV next year, and the i4 sedan and iNext SUV in 2021

2019 87

Audi boosts plug-in plans to include 20 all-electric models by 2025

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Audi on Thursday announced a dramatic expansion of its plans to develop electric and plug-in cars.

2019 110

Kraft Heinz deploys all electric trucks in Ohio, eliminating diesel emissions with Firefly Transportation Services and Orange EV

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Orange EV, Firefly Transportation Services, and The Kraft Heinz Company have deployed three Orange EV T-Series Class 8 battery-electric terminal trucks to the Kraft Heinz distribution center in Groveport, Ohio. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty

2019 116

Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS rethinks the S-Class as all-electric

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With the debut of the Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS show car at Frankfurt Tuesday, the German automaker is pointing to more than just future electric vehicles.

2019 86

Lightning Systems debuts new all-electric Ford F-59 Model, electrifying delivery vans and food trucks

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Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, announced new battery-electric powertrain options for the Ford F-59 Model to support its customers with delivery and food truck applications. The new Lightning Electric powertrain for the Ford F-59 chassis is available for all F-59 variants, which range from 16,000 to 22,000-pound gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) configurations. All Lightning products are available today.

2019 93

Motiv Power Systems secures $60M to scale EPIC all-electric chassis, establish Detroit operations

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Motiv Power Systems, a provider of all-electric medium-duty chassis for buses and trucks, has secured $60 million in equity funding. With this tranche of funding, Motiv will continue its efforts to bring commercial electric vehicles into cost parity with fossil-fueled vehicles without the need for incentives. Electric (Battery The Series B round of investment was led by investors GMAG Holdings Corp. and Winnebago.

2019 65

Report: "All-electric future" a short circuit in UAW-GM strike

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The electrification of General Motors may be a sticking point in the company's negotiations with the UAW, a report suggested, as GM's union employees kicked off a second week on strike over the two parties' inability to agree on new contract terms. An unidentified source told the Associated Press that GM's restructuring is a pain point for. General Motors UAW strike

2019 78

All-electric Jaguar XJ flagship due in 2021, with unconventional design

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Jaguar teased an all-electric XJ sedan at the Frankfurt auto show Tuesday, confirming reports that the company's flagship four-door will take the fight to Tesla in 2021. This announcement confirms electrification for Jaguar's large sedan, which Jaguar has been teasing for quite some time. It still remains unclear, however, whether the XJ will be. Frankfurt Future Cars

2019 69

2019 Audi E-tron ads take aim at electric myths

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One reason that electric-car adoption hasn't taken off faster is that, while automakers market the heck out of the benefits of SUVs and crossover vehicles, they launch EVs with nary a peep.

2019 111

Should GM bring back Hummer, all-electric? Take our Twitter poll

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General Motors’ Hummer brand was officially retired in 2010, at a time when a new GM was emerging from bankruptcy, the recession pulled ostentatious guzzlers out of vogue, and there was more awareness about fuel efficiency.

2019 91

Ford confirms future all-electric F-Series truck, holds details close

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All-electric isn't just for cars anymore. Ford Group Vice President for Marketing and Sales Jim Farley confirmed that the company will build an all-electric version of its top-selling F-Series pickup. We're going to be electrifying the F-Series—battery electric and hybrid," he said at a presentation at the Deutsche Bank Global Automotive.

2019 88

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gas mileage review: The ideal family hauler

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Seating for six, up to 32-miles of EPA-rated all-electric range, and a 30-mpg combined rating set the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid up to be not just the ideal minivan but the ideal family mover at this point in time.

2019 106

Dana and Motiv Power collaborate on integration of all-electric Spicer e-Axle on Ford Super Duty F-550 chassis

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By replacing the traditional mechanical driveline with an electric motor integrated directly into the vehicle’s differential housing, the e-Axle provides greater design flexibility for battery placement and truck body attachment. In addition to Dana’s e-Axle technology, the chassis features Motiv’s proprietary electric powertrain controls. Dana and Motiv are collaborating to customize a Ford F-550 Chassis with an all-electric e-Axle. Electric (Battery) Vehicle System

2019 88

Chrysler and Bentley plug-in hybrids, Tesla surge, hybrid vs. all-electric: The Week in Reverse

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Where might the timeline be stepped up for new vehicles going nearly all plug-in? Which company recalled its vehicles over fire concerns? What did VW use for teasing some new ideas that might be headed into its upcoming Microbus revival?

2019 79

Report: All-electric Hummer revival being mulled as part of GM EV push

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The idea of bringing the maligned Hummer brand back as a standalone electric-truck brand is likely to elicit quite the range of responses from longtime social- and eco-conscious car shoppers.

2019 56

Morris J-Type to be revived as all-electric van

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Only readers of a certain age should remember Morris Commercial, but that’s due to change in the coming years with the reintroduction of the J-Type van

2019 62

2020 Hyundai Kona Electric comes better-equipped for cold snaps

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If the Hyundai Kona Electric had been more widely available in its first year, we might have called it the year’s game-changer.

2019 113

Fort Worth buying four New Flyer electric buses for new zero-emission route

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The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (Trinity Metro) has awarded New Flyer a contract for four heavy-duty, thirty-five-foot Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric buses. Trinity Metro’s first Xcelsior CHARGE was unveiled in Fort Worth during a May 2019 event, which previewed The Dash service.

More than 100 Blue Bird electric school buses have been ordered so far; Cummins electric drive

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More than 100 electric school buses, powered by a Cummins fully electric drivetrain, have been ordered to date from Blue Bird Corporation, a school bus manufacturer highly focused on alternative fuel technologies. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty

2019 149

DOE: US plug-in vehicles consumed nearly 3 TWh of electricity in 2018

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The amount of electricity consumed by plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) in the United States has nearly doubled in the last two years—from 1.44 In 2018, EV accounted for 61% of all PEV electricity consumption while PHEV accounted for the remaining 39%.

2019 148

2019 Audi E-tron discounts, GM electric truck, EV myths debunked: Today's Car News

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GM CEO Mary Barra confirmed that the company is developing an all-electric pickup. Audi is offering significant incentives right out of the gate on its new 2019 E-tron electric SUV. Our editor emeritus debunks some pervasive electric-car myths. Tesla faces a new lawsuit over last year's fatal Autopilot crash in California. And the results of our. General Motors myths

2019 70

75% of plug-in vehicles sold in the US in 2018 were made in the US

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For every year except 2011, the United States has produced the majority of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in the United States, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). PEVs include both all-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

2019 169

BAE Systems unveils next-generation electric propulsion system for transit buses

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BAE Systems unveiled its next-generation full battery electric power and propulsion system for transit buses. The newest system positions cities around the world to get to zero transportation emissions and improve the range and efficiency of their electric transit bus fleets.

2019 135

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover pics, specs leak before LA auto show debut

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A webpage on the Ford consumer website may have leaked critical information, pictures, specifications, and details about the Mustang Mach-E all-electric crossover Thursday before the car's debut Sunday ahead of the 2019 Los Angeles auto show.

2019 83

2019 Peugeot 208 gets all-electric drivetrain option

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The all-new Peugeot 208 has been revealed ahead of its Geneva Motor Show debut, with this second-gen model set to be offered with an all-electric drivetrain – the e-208

2019 37

World’s largest electric ferry completes maiden voyage; 4.3MWh Leclanché battery system

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The world’s largest all-electric ferry, named E-ferry Ellen , made its first commercial trip on 15 August, connecting the ports of Søby and Fynshav, on the islands of Aerø and Als, in southern Denmark. Batteries Electric (Battery) Ports and Marine

2019 151

New fka and Roland Berger E-Mobility Index finds China best prepared for electric mobility among all automotive nations

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China continues to be the leading country for e-mobility in terms of industry and market, according to the E-Mobility Index 2019 from fka GmbH and Roland Berger GmbH. — E-Mobility Index 2019. Japanese manufacturers are placing few new all-electric vehicles on the market.

2019 78

Audi boosts range and efficiency in e-tron; extra 25 km in WLTP

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Audi is introducing a standard technical update for its first all-electric product, the e-tron. As a result, all versions of the e-tron SUV will come off the assembly line with an extra 25 kilometers (15.5 All newly produced models will benefit from the technical upgrade.

2019 114

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid plug-in all-electric range revealed

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New documents reveal that the upcoming 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will have about 25 miles of all-electric range, according to its EPA estimate. The California documents, first obtained by Autoblog, show specific all-electric range ratings of 25.65 That puts it in the hunt with other plug-in hybrid small hatchbacks and crossover vehicles. miles. Plug-In Hybrids

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