Hyliion selects FEV for partner for electrified Class 8 truck development

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FEV recently entered a long-term agreement with electrified powertrain systems provider Hyliion, to support design, development, integration and production validation of Hyliion’s Electric Range Extender (ERX) for Class 8 tractor-trailer applications.

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UK consortium developing biogas and hydrogen dual-fuel Class 66 locomotive

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million) of government funding to develop a biogas and hydrogen dual-fuel solution for the Class 66 locomotive. The Freightliner Class 66 locomotives are 3300hp diesel electric mainline units introduced in 1998. A consortium of Clean Air Power and Freightliner has secured almost £0.4

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DHL piloting 4 BYD electric Class 8 trucks in LA

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DHL is piloting four BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks in the Los Angeles market, just in time for the peak holiday shipping season. Equipped with a comfortable air-ride cab and air suspension, the trucks have more than enough power and torque to operate at 82,000 lbs. combined weight.

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Wright demonstrates megawatt-class high-performance inverter for electric aircraft

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Wright Electric, a company developing an electric single aisle commerical aircraft comparable to the Boeing 737 or Airbus 320 ( earlier post ), has begun testing and has demonstrated a megawatt-class high-performance inverter. Whether a future airplane is battery-electric or powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, an inverter is a key component in high-voltage aircraft electric systems.

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McLane deploys Orange electric Class 8 trucks

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Orange EV and McLane Company, Inc., announced the deployment of Orange EV T-Series pure-electric terminal trucks to the McLane Foodservice distribution center in Riverside, California.

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So Cal Edison receives eCascadia electric Class 8 truck; first utility in the US

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Southern California Edison (SCE) is the US’ first utility to receive and to test the eCascadia, the Freightliner Class 8 electric truck ( earlier post ).

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ROUSH CleanTech enters EV market with Class 6 electric vehicles

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ROUSH CleanTech, known for its advanced clean transportation solutions, is entering the electric truck market. ROUSH is providing Penske Truck Leasing with all-new Ford F-650 battery electric vehicles later this year for deployment across Southern California.

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DOE sets technical targets for hydrogen fuel-cell long-haul Class 8 trucks

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office, in collaboration with the DOE Vehicle Technologies Office, has established technical targets for hydrogen and fuel cell technologies in long-haul tractor-trailer Class 8 truck applications.

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Hyliion introduces next-generation battery module for Class 8 hybrid systems; Toshiba LTO cells

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Hyliion Holdings, a provider of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 commercial vehicles, instroduced its next generation battery module which integrates Toshiba’s LTO cells with Hyliion’s technology to achieve longer battery life, higher charging rates and improved safety.

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Hyliion and Dana partner with Idealease to demonstrate hybrid system for Class 8 trucks

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It is designed to be installed on most major Class 8 commercial vehicles. Hyliion Inc.,

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Albertsons makes first US commercial 100% electric refrigerated grocery delivery with a Class 8 truck; Volvo Trucks and AEM

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The VNR Electric models from Volvo Trucks North America are the first zero-tailpipe emission, battery-electric Class 8 trucks to be deployed in Albertsons Cos. to make the first commercial 100% zero-emission grocery delivery with a Class 8 truck in the US.

Hino Trucks announces Project Z for Class 4-8 zero emission trucks; fuel-cell and battery-electric

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Hino Trucks announced Project Z, the company’s development path to zero emissions vehicles, ranging from class 4 to class 8. In a live virtual event, Hino showcased the line-up of zero emissions trucks, partnering with technology leaders in advanced electrification drive systems.

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Kenworth and Peterbilt first electric Class 8 trucks up Pike’s Peak; fuel cell and BEV

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PACCAR announced that a Kenworth T680 fuel cell electric vehicle and a battery electric Peterbilt Model 579EV became the first Class 8 zero emissions vehicles to drive to the 14,115 foot summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado. The comprehensive Kenworth zero emissions program also includes the Class 8 Kenworth T680E and medium-duty Kenworth K270E and K370E battery electric vehicles.

Fisker electric vehicles will have Sharp display systems, "class-leading resolution"

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The agreement would mean that Sharp will supply screens and other components, with “class-leading resolution balanced with optimized power consumption,” to a series of upcoming Fisker

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ORNL researchers develop new class of cobalt-free cathodes with enhanced energy density for next-gen Li-ion batteries: NFA

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Called NFA—for nickel, iron and aluminum—the new class is a derivative of lithium nickelate and can be used to make lithium-ion battery cathodes.

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Lightning eMotors introduces new generation 4 Lightning Electric Transit Class 3 Van; battery-electric and fuel cell electric variants

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Lightning eMotors has announced a new model of its Class 3 Lightning Electric Transit Van. The Class 3 van supports wheelchair lifts, custom floor rails, and custom bus doors. Many of these new features will be offered in Lightning eMotors’ Class 4, 5, 6 and 7 vehicles in 2021.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan sets wind-cheating record

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With the 2019 A-Class, Mercedes-Benz says it's raised the aerodynamic bar. Mercedes-Benz claims that the new 2019 A-Class sedan has the lowest aerodynamic drag of any. Fuel Economy Mercedes-Benz A ClassEfficiency comes in many automotive forms: electric powertrains, continuously variable transmissions, smaller-displacement engines. More aerodynamic designs help efficiency, too.

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Volvo partners with Aurora to develop autonomous Class 8 trucks

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more… The post Volvo partners with Aurora to develop autonomous Class 8 trucks appeared first on Electrek. The “long-term” partnership announced today is between Volvo Autonomous Solutions and self-driving startup Aurora.

Hyliion delivers first of three hybrid Class 8 trucks to Penske Truck Leasing

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will be providing three vehicles to Penske Truck Leasing, all of which will incorporate its 6X4HE Class 8 hybrid system. Brand- and engine-agnostic, the 6X4HE can be installed on any Class 8 vehicle from any manufacturer. Hyliion Inc.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS preview: Beyond Model S and S-Class, a new luxury EV benchmark?

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First seen as the 2019 Vision EQS concept of the same name that heralded the model, the EQS essentially rethinks the S-Class as all-electric. Mercedes-Benz has released more about the design and the interior of its EQS flagship electric sedan, due to arrive later this year.

Mercedes-Benz begins production of two A-class PHEV models at Rastatt plant

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The production launch of the Mercedes-Benz A-class in two plug-in hybrid models is a strategic milestone as part of our global electric initiative. The Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant is therefore optimally prepared for the upcoming production launch of the hybrid B-Class.

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Plug Power partners with Lightning Systems on hydrogen fuel-cell-powered Class 6 trucks for logistics industry; “middle-mile” solution

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This collaboration enables both companies to offer the first electric, fuel-cell-powered Class 6 trucks (up to 12.5 Plug Power Inc. is partnering with Colorado-based Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains.

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Flying first class on a single domestic round trip can contribute more greenhouse gas emissions than a year of driving

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The results for flying economy class are shown in the table below. Greenhouse gas emissions from round trips flying economy class. Carbon dioxide equivalent emissions per passenger for a round trip flying economy class range from 390 pounds for the shortest examined flight to 13,892 pounds for the longest flight. Emissions per passenger mile flying economy class follow a U-shaped function. The above data are for flying economy class. by Michael Sivak.

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Lion Electric launches battery-electric Class 8 urban truck

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Lion) has unveiled its first all-electric Class 8 urban truck this morning. Canada-based Lion Electric Co. The Lion8 will be commercialized this Fall and the first vehicle will be delivered to Société des Alcools du Québec (SAQ). The Lion8 supports a battery capacity of up to 480 kWh (LG Chem NMC cells) for a range of up to 250 miles on a single charge. The battery management system is designed by Lion. The standard on-board charging system is 19.2

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Toyota and Hino Trucks jointly developing Class 8 fuel cell electric truck for North America

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Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and Hino Trucks have agreed to develop jointly a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck (FCET) for the North American market. Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, assembles, sells, and services a lineup of Class 4-8 diesel commercial trucks in the United States.

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Volvo Trucks’ Customer Albertsons Achieves Nation’s First Commercial 100% Zero-Emission Refrigerated Grocery Delivery with a Class 8 Truck

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The VNR Electric models from Volvo Trucks North America are the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric Class 8 trucks to be deployed in Albertsons Cos. 100% Electric Vehicles Electric Trucks Electric Vehicles Albertsons Class 8 truck Volvo TrucksGREENSBORO, N.C.,

Cummins to acquire 50% of Momentum Fuel Technologies from Rush Enterprises; CNG storage for Class 6-8 vehicles

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Momentum Fuel Technologies delivers the industry’s first complete compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solution for Class 6-8 vehicles. Cummins Inc. and Rush Enterprises, Inc. signed a Letter of Intent for Cummins to acquire a 50% equity interest in Momentum Fuel Technologies from Rush Enterprises.

Consumer Reports: most popular electric vehicles cost less to own than the best-selling gas-powered vehicles in their class

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The analysis found lifetime ownership costs for the most popular EVs on the market under $50,000 are typically $6,000 to $10,000 less than the best gas-powered vehicles in their class (defined by vehicle style, size, interior volume, and cargo space).

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Bollinger makes its Class 3 electric truck platform available for others

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Bollinger Motors, a startup developing electric on- and off-road trucks, recently unveiled an electric chassis for Class 3 trucks: its E-Chassis. Meets Class 3 regulations.

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First drive review: 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS fuses electric-car wizardry with S-Class serenity

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The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS pitches the luxury nameplate out of its comfort zone and into an all-electric future it had slow-tracked over the past decade. Even with its remarkably rapid development, Mercedes is in the unenviable position of playing catch-up with the 2022 EQS.

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Matson takes delivery of first dual-fuel Kanaloa-Class con-ro vessel Lurline

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Christened Lurline , the new ship is the first of two Kanaloa Class con-ro vessels being built for Matson by NASSCO at a total cost of approximately $500 million for the pair, and the third of four new vessels that Matson is putting into service between 2018 and 2020. Matson, Inc.,

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How much did we use different classes of vehicles just before the pandemic?

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This analysis examines distances driven per vehicle in different vehicle classes in 2019 (the last year before the pandemic) and compares them with the corresponding values in 2009. The raw data were, for each vehicle class, the total vehicle distance traveled and the number of registered vehicles. Vehicle class. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research.

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Mercedes EQS: S-Class goes electric

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Mercedes EQS heralds a new era of electrification, luxury and over 400 miles of range

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Mercedes-Benz launching capacitive steering wheel in E-Class this summer

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This summer, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class will introduce a new, comprehensively digitalized generation of steering wheel: the capacitive steering wheel. The reason for this was the introduction of the first driver airbag in the S-Class (126 series).

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Cummins and Navistar to collaborate on fuel-cell heavy-duty Class 8 truck

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Cummins and Navistar will work together on the development of a Class 8 truck powered by hydrogen fuel cells. The prototype fuel cell Class 8 truck will ultimately see a year-long field test.

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Charging Forward: Creating a World-Class UK Charging Network

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The post Charging Forward: Creating a World-Class UK Charging Network appeared first on EV Obsession. By Eoin Bannon The shift to battery-electric cars in the UK is accelerating with more than one in 10 sales in 2020.

New class of high entropy materials for energy storage applications

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A team led by researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany is proposing a new class of high entropy materials for energy storage applications. These compounds constitute a new class of entropy-stabilized materials, with the anion lattice also contributing to the configurational entropy, resulting in an additional structural stabilization gain.

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2014 Mercedes B-Class: Best Electric-Car Lease Deal Available?

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And right now, bargain shoppers may want to take a close look at the 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive. plug-in cars deals lease price Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive The number of available electric-car models may be limited compared to the legions of internal-combustion cars available, but that doesn''t mean it''s not worth hunting around for a good deal. As Mercedes dealers make room for 2015 models.

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Hyundai Motor Group forms New Horizons Studio to develop Ultimate Mobility Vehicles (UMVs); “transformer-class vehicles”

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We aim to create the world’s first transformer-class vehicle, also known as the Ultimate Mobility Vehicle.

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Mercedes-Benz introducing A- and B-Class plug-in hybrid models

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Benz Cars is introducing plug-in hybrids under the EQ Power label in the A- and B-Class. Top speed 140 km/h (electric)/235 km/h (total; A-Class Compact Saloon). seconds (A-Class Compact Saloon) Hardly any restrictions on the load compartment. By the end of 2019 Mercedes-Benz will have more than ten plug-in hybrids in the range from the compact car to the flagship Mercedes-Benz S-Class. A-Class plug-in hybrid. Mercedes?Benz

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TDK company TPI and Uhnder to deliver world-class localization with digital imaging radar for autonomous platforms

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TPI has a world-class engineering team with a sensor fusion pedigree of integrating inertial sensors, GNSS and radar. Trusted Positioning Inc.

Zero Electric Vehicles, Inc.,(ZEV) Announces its Class 3 Conversion Kit to Eliminate 144 million Pounds of CO2 Emissions from our Atmosphere in 12 Months

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ZEV) Announces its Class 3 Conversion Kit to Eliminate 144 million Pounds of CO2 Emissions from our Atmosphere in 12 Months appeared first on EV Obsession. TEMPE, Ariz.,

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Nearly half of rail tank cars with Class 3 flammable liquids met new safety standards in 2019

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Nearly half—48%—of rail tank cars carrying Class 3 flammable liquids in 2019 in the US met the new safety requirements, up from 33% in 2018, according to Fleet Composition of Rail Tank Cars Carrying Flammable Liquids: 2020 Report released today by the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Class 3 flammable liquids most commonly include crude oil, ethanol, and refined petroleum products.

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