Team led by CTE delivers 2 extended range hydrogen fuel cell utility vehicles to DoD

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A research team led by Atlanta-based. Initial testing has demonstrated the hydrogen views have a range of more than 300 miles, representing an increase by almost a factor of 10 compared to standard electric cart vehicles. Center for Transportation and the Environment. CTE) has completed and delivered two hydrogen-powered utility vehicles to the US Department of Defense (DoD) Defense Logistics Agency ( DLA ).

Allison Transmission announces global availability of 9-speed transmission, expanded electrification portfolio at IAA CV

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At IAA Commercial Vehicles, Allison Transmission announced that it will offer its medium-duty, fully automatic 9-speed transmission globally, and that it has developed an electric hybrid system with purely electric extended range. Allison first announced the 9-speed model in 2017 at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. The regenerative braking capability can extend the brake change interval by up to 350%.

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ROUSH CleanTech develops propane autogas fuel system for the Ford E-350

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Each of the extended-range shuttles will emit about 90,000 fewer pounds of carbon dioxide over its lifetime compared to gasoline-fueled counterparts. ROUSH CleanTech launched the new propane autogas model at the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) Expo in Atlanta. ROUSH CleanTech has developed a propane autogas fuel system for the Ford E-350.

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XALT Energy introduces Gen II NMC-G Li-ion cell with 223 Wh/kg; 47% greater energy density

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At the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) EXPO 2017 in Atlanta, XALT Energy introduced its first second-generation (Gen II) battery cell to its portfolio of lithium-ion cells. Designed for use with moderate charge and discharge rates (C/2 and 2C, respectively), XMOD114E is suited for high-energy applications requiring long usage periods between on-plug charging, such as extended range transit buses.

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All New Flyer facilities now capable of manufacturing Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric buses

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The Xcelsior CHARGE, New Flyer’s next-generation battery-electric bus, debuted at the triennial American Public Transportation Association (APTA) EXPO in October 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. New Flyer of America Inc., the US subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc.

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Meritor collaborating with Peterbilt on all-electric Class 8 trucks; selects UQM as supplier for e-axles

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Meritor will supply high-efficiency and lightweight axles, drivelines and brakes that maximize system efficiency, extend range and increase payload. This collaboration with Peterbilt reinforces the viability of our advanced technology and electrified solutions that are adaptable for a wide range of applications. Meritor, Inc. will supply all-electric drivetrain systems for two Peterbilt vehicle platforms through its alliance with TransPower. Earlier post.)

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Cummins to reveal battery-electric and range-extended-electric systems for transit buses

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Cummins will reveal electrified power technology for transit bus applications at the APTA public transportation show opening in Atlanta on 9 October. Cummins will display a new powertrain, configurable for either a full battery electric vehicle (BEV) or a range extended electric vehicle (REEV) incorporating a compact engine-generator.

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President Obama Announces 48 Projects to Receive $2.4B in Grants for Next-Generation of Batteries and Electric Vehicles; To be Combined with $2.4B in Industry Cost-Share

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ETEC and its partner Nissan will demonstrate up to 5,000 Nissan electric vehicles with a 100 mile range and deploy up to 12,500 Level 2 and 250 Level 3 chargers. gross vehicle weight) with a 100 mile range. Develop, analyze, and demonstrate hundreds of Chevrolet Volt Extended Range Electric Vehicles (EREVs) --125 Volt PHEVs for electric utilities and 500 Volt PHEVs to consumers. State of Colorado State of Georgia Fort Collins, CO Boulder, CO Atlanta, GA.

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