Lion Electric to deliver 10 all-electric trucks to Amazon

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Lion Electric will deliver 10 battery electric trucks to Amazon; the first two will be delivered this year. Our all-electric trucks will be a valuable addition to Amazon’s trucking operations as they work to deliver on their sustainability goals. Electric (Battery

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Bollinger Motors unveils DELIVER-E all-electric delivery van

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Bollinger Motors has unveiled its DELIVER-E all-electric delivery van concept. The DELIVER-E leverages the engineering, technology, and components used in the company’s product portfolio to deploy an electric van tailored for the delivery market. Electric (Battery) Fleets

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Successful first flight of the world?s largest all-electric aircraft: Cessna Grand Caravan 208B

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magniX, a company developing electric propulsion systems for aircraft, and AeroTEC, a leading independent company focused on aerospace testing, engineering and certification, announced the successful flight of an all-electric Cessna Grand Caravan 208B.

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Tesla X is OCTA’s first all-electric vanpool vehicle

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The Orange County (CA) Transportation Authority (OCTA) has a Tesla Model X SUV as its first all-electric vehicle in the OCTA Vanpool program. The all-electric vanpool vehicle is being used by five employees who work in Seal Beach at the Naval Weapons Station. Employees at the Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach get their first look at a Tesla X, the first all-electric vehicle in OCTA’s Vanpool program. Electric (Battery) Mobility services Ridesharing

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All-electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype exceeds testing target; 1502 hp, quarter-mile in 8.27s

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The all-electric Ford Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype has blazed through a quarter-mile in 8.27 Batteries Electric (Battery

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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. of torque, with the standard all-wheel-drive variation targeting quicker times to 60 mph than the base Porsche Macan series. Electric (Battery

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Uber targets all-electric rides by 2030, zero-emission platform by 2040

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Uber wants its bread-and-butter ride-sharing service to be all-electric by 2030 in the United States, Canada, and Europe, the company announced Tuesday.

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Winnebago, Motiv unveil all-electric healthcare vehicles

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Winnebago Industries is unveiling two all-electric versions of mobile healthcare unit vehicles: an all-electric Mobile Lung Unit (eMLU) and, as a chassis, an all-electric bloodmobile. The first all-electric Mobile Lung Unit (eMLU) is powered by a Ford F-53-based EPIC 6 all-electric chassis from Motiv Power Systems. Motiv Power Systems all-electric/zero-emissions EPIC chassis, removing the need to idle an engine.

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All-electric helicopter makes record flight

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Electric transportation is about more than cars. Trucks and buses are also moving toward electric propulsion. Where electric power does seem to be making progress in the skies is in helicopters. Planes, with their long ranges and high power demands seem to be harder. An independent engineering company in California this month set the Guinness. youtube Workhorse Trucks

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All-electric garbage truck being tested in the Netherlands

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Dutch truck manufacturer DAF just released an electric garbage truck for testing in its home country. First spotted by ChargedEVs, the DAF CF Electric 6x2 will be operated by waste disposal firm ROVA in the Dutch city of Zwolle. Garbage trucks will never smell pleasant, but at least it's possible to get rid of the stench of diesel exhaust.

2020 79

Karma plans US-built all-electric pickup and SUV

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Fully electric pickups are suddenly all the rage—or, we should say, the possibility of them, as none of them have actually arrived. Monday, news broke of another electric truck potentially in the works—this one from California-based, Chinese-funded Karma Automotive.

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Volvo Trucks deploys first pilot all-electric VNR Truck at TEC Equipment in Southern California

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Volvo Trucks North America has deployed its first pilot VNR Electric truck in Southern California as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project—a collaboration with the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) and 13 other organizations to develop a blueprint to successfully introduce battery-electric trucks and equipment into the market at scale. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty

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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

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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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Ford Performance unveils all-electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 electric dragster prototype

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Ford Performance has unveiled a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion. The battery-powered Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype is purpose-built and projected to deliver more than 1,400 horsepower and more than 1,100 lb-ft (1,491 N·m) of instant torque to demonstrate the capabilities of an electric powertrain in one of the most demanding race environments. Electric (Battery) Motorsport

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Former Smart plant was headed all-electric, now might make diesel SUVs

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The former Smart factory in Hambach, France, became all-electric when the brand dropped its gasoline models, and was initially planned to continue making electric cars for fellow Daimler division Mercedes-Benz.

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Will an all-electric, 400-mile Karma Revero be enough for a Tesla Model S rematch?

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Starting next year, the Karma Revero will get closer than it ever has to rivaling the Tesla Model S. Ironically, that will mean retiring the range extender that was once broadly sized up as the Revero’s ace card—back when, in an earlier existence, it was called the FIsker Karma.

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All-electric Fiat E-Ducato van: Price and specs revealed

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The FIat E-Ducato all-electric van will get a list price of £47,675 when it arrives in the UK later in the year

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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. The remaining models, to come in 2023 or later, will include a replacement for

2019 85

DEUTZ presents all-electric 360V drive system for off-highway sector; hydrogen engine

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DEUTZ combines diesel, gas, hybrid, electric and hydrogen technologies to create optimal solution for every customer. The DEUTZ Advanced Configurator is a modular product design toolbox that enables DEUTZ to design tailored drive systems using diesel, gas, hybrid, electric and hydrogen technologies. DEUTZ presented the all-electric JLG telescopic handler concept G5-18A, which was developed in collaboration with JLG. liters and a 48 volt electric motor.

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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. It's harder to loft several thousand pounds of batteries into the air, to make them last potentially an hour or more. And if they run out of juice, pilots can't just pull over and call for a tow.

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Lyft aims to be all-electric by 2030, says it won't be easy

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The ride-hailing company Lyft announced Wednesday that it intends to go all-electric by 2030—potentially avoiding 16 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions and cutting gasoline consumption by more than a billion gallons from now until 2030. According to Lyft, its accelerated timeline will result in 60 billion electric vehicle miles

2020 67

NASA releases concept images of all-electric X-57 Maxwell airplane in final Mod IV configuration

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NASA has released a series of concept images of the all-electric X-57 Maxwell airplane ( earlier post ), showcasing aspects of its final Mod IV configuration during different flight modes. The artist’s concept image shows NASA’s first all-electric X-plane, the X-57 Maxwell, flying shortly after takeoff in its final configuration over NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. Aviation Batteries Electric (Battery

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Toray to supply carbon fiber composite materials for Lilium’s all-electric air vehicle

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The aircraft’s primary structures, such as the fuselage, wings and flaps will all be made from carbon fiber. The Munich-based company is developing this all-electric, vertical take-off and landing aircraft to deliver clean, regional air mobility as early as 2025. A December 2018 study from Morgan Stanley suggested that the rapidly growing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) market could be worth as much as $1.5

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Hyundai Motor Group, Canoo to co-develop all-electric platform for future EVs and PBVs

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Hyundai Motor Group and Canoo will jointly develop an all-electric platform based on Canoo’s fully scalable, proprietary skateboard design ( earlier post ) for upcoming Hyundai and Kia EVs and PBVs (purpose-built vehicles) ( earlier post ).

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Renault launches new all-electric car-sharing service in Paris

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Zity will make 500 Renault Zoe electric cars available to Parisians through a mobile app. Automaker-operated car-sharing services haven't achieved much success, but that hasn't deterred Renault from launching one in Paris. Renault's Zity car-sharing service, which started in Madrid in 2017, will launch in the French capital in March. Similar to. Car Sharing Green Life

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VW compact pickup sidelined for US, could come back all-electric

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Volkswagen does not plan to bring a pickup truck to the United States anytime soon, but If it did, that truck would probably be electric, according to one of the automaker's top executives.

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Genovation all-electric Chevy Corvette sports car debuts at CES

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The idea of an all-electric Corvette is either either a wonderful marriage of American history and electric performance or complete sacrilege. A company called Genovation rolled out the creation, the Genovation Extreme Electric (GXE), at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Expo in Las Vegas this week. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) conversions

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All-electric Fiat 500 makes public debut in Rome

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On the eve of the Fiat 500’s 63rd birthday, the all-new city car marked its public debut in a presentation to the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella

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Finland’s oldest ferry goes all electric with Visedo

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The oldest operating ferry in Finland will on Saturday become the nation’s first all-electric passenger vessel after being fitted with Visedo power. The City of Turku will officially re-launch the historic Föri ferry tomorrow, complete with a new zero-emission electric drivetrain that will deliver greater efficiency, less noise and reduced operating costs.

Lightning Systems debuts new all-electric Ford E-450 shuttle bus and cutaway models

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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 E-450 Shuttle Bus and Ford E-450 Cutaway. The new Lightning Electric Ford E-450 model will offer peak power of 220 kW (295 hp).

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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.

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Long before Tesla existed, Mercedes-Benz tested solar-charged all-electric sedans

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The first modern electric cars went on sale in significant numbers about a decade ago, but automakers were experimenting with increasingly modern electric powertrains for decades leading up to that. In 1990, Mercedes-Benz unveiled an electric version of its 190E sedan, dubbed 190E Elektro.

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Proterra and Freightliner Custom Chassis to develop all-electric chassis MT50e for delivery truck applications

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Proterra and Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) announced a collaboration to develop the MT50e, a new all-electric delivery truck chassis. Built on FCCC’s MT platform, the MT50e will feature a Proterra battery system with 226 kWh of energy capacity and an all-electric drive system. The all-electric chassis can support a GVWR of 16,000 to 23,000 pounds, with no reduction in cargo volume capacity. Electric (Battery) Fleets

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

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Electric aviation technology company magniX and Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline, announced a partnership to transform Harbour Air seaplanes into an all-electric commercial fleet powered by the magni500, a 560 kW (751 shp) all-electric motor that delivers 2,814 N·m of torque. Through this partnership, both companies are furthering the vision to someday connect communities with clean, efficient and affordable electric air travel.

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GM CEO confirms electric van, as all-electric future remains a mirage

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Fully electric commercial vehicles, like the electric van for delivery fleets that was first reported earlier this month, are “a huge opportunity” for GM, CEO Mary Barra said in a Bloomberg interview Monday. Barra nodded when asked about the project—reportedly code-named BV1—and added plenty of supporting reasons why the

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ViriCiti launches automatic tool for all-electric mode for BAE Systems? Series-ER electric hybrid buses

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ViriCiti, in collaboration with BAE Systems, has developed a new functionality that enables fleet operators with Series-ER (Electric Range) electric hybrid systems on transit buses to switch the engine on or off automatically in predefined geofenced areas. BAE Systems’ Series-ER all-electric mode is accessible to operators via ViriCiti’s intuitive online platform, where new GPS geofenced areas can be defined and edited in a matter of seconds, without the need of a third party.

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GM to invest $2.2B at Detroit-Hamtramck to produce all-electric trucks and SUVs; GM’s first fully-dedicated EV plant

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billion at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to produce a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs. GM’s first all-electric truck will be a pickup with production scheduled to begin in late 2021. Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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Bollinger B1 all-electric utility truck revealed

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The Bollinger B1 electric utility truck revealed tonight at the Classic Car Club on New York City's Hudson River was designed out in the country, where trucks have to be functional above all else. Trucks all-wheel drive Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) StartupsIt's square-edged, with flat body panels, large knobbly tires, and a simple interior that can easily be hosed out when dirty.

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So how about all-electric supersonic aircraft, then?

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But could supersonic planes carrying large number of passengers make a comeback—and with electric power no less? That's the vision of Luke Workman, a designer of lithium-ion battery packs who believes all-electric supersonic aircraft are attainable. Supersonic airliners haven't flown since 2003, when the last Concorde was retired. DON'T. emissions Batteries aircraft

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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. All vehicles under the contract are eligible for special funding via the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Hybrid and Zero Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). Electric (Battery) Fleets

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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. Although GM hasn’t officially confirmed any such thing yet, a top executive earlier this month. Polls

Jaguar unveils first all-electric production vehicle I-PACE

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Jaguar unveiled its first all-electric production vehicle, the I-PACE. Two Jaguar-designed electric motors—which feature driveshafts passing through the motors themselves for compactness—are placed at each axle, producing combined performance of 400 PS and 696 N·m, and all-wheel-drive, all-surface traction. It joins Jaguar’s growing family of SUVs, alongside the all-new E-PACE and multiple award-winning F-PACE. Electric (Battery

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