VIA Motors sells 2,000 Class 3 electric chassis cabs to Pegasus Specialty Vehicles

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VIA Motors, a provider of electric drive technology and sustainable mobility solutions for a wide variety of Class 2 – 5 electric commercial vehicles applications, has received a purchase order for 2,000 Class 3 VIA electric cutaway chassis cabs from Pegasus Specialty Vehicles.

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Mercedes planning electric G-Class launch for 2024

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Mercedes-Benz chair Ola Källenius says driving an all-electric G-Class is the most fun he's had all year. The post Mercedes planning electric G-Class launch for 2024 appeared first on The Driven. EV News electric 4WD electric off-roader eqg G-Class mercedes-benz


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Blue Bird enters commercial vehicle market with flexible Class 5-6 EV chassis

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School bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation unveiled a Class 5-6 electric vehicle platform at the 2022 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo. Blue Bird plans to launch production of its Class 5-6 EV chassis in late 2023 at its manufacturing facility in Fort Valley, Ga.

Performance Team orders 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks

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Performance Team – A Maersk Company, a warehousing and distribution company, has placed an order for 16 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks ( earlier post )—the largest commercial order of the North American zero-tailpipe emission model to date.

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Holcim orders 10 Hyliion Hypertruck ERX Class 8 trucks

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The Hypertruck ERX is an electric powertrain that is recharged by an onboard natural gas generator for Class 8 commercial trucks that aims to provide lower operating costs, emissions reductions, and superior performance. Hyliion Holdings Corp.

Sysco Corporation intends to purchase up to 800 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 trucks

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Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) and Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY) a leading US foodservice distribution company, have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to deliver up to nearly 800 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors by 2026.

REE Automotive debuts P7-B electric Class 3 box truck

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REE Automotive announced the P7-B, a Class 3 box truck built on a P7 cab chassis. Specifications Class 3 P7-B.

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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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Maryland city deploys BYD electric Class 6 refuse truck

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Hyattsville, Maryland, is deploying a BYD 6R Class 6 electric refuse truck, one of several fully-electric or hybrid vehicles in the City’s fleet, and the first commercially deployed Class 6 refuse truck in the country, according to BYD.

$9M in Volkswagen mitigation funds available in California for zero-emission Class 8 freight and port drayage trucks

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Starting August 9, 2022, applications will be accepted in California for replacement of eligible Class 8 trucks with zero-emission technology. Approximately $9 million is available on a first-come, first-served basis to eligible applicants throughout California from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust for Class 8 zero-emission freight and port drayage trucks, which also include waste haulers, dump trucks and concrete mixers.

Volta trucks to enter US market with Class 7 electric truck in LA by end of next year

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The introduction of Volta Trucks’ 100% battery electric commercial vehicles into North America will be led in 2023 by a Volta Zero Class 7 truck which is equivalent to the existing European 16-ton truck, with a dry or refrigerated cargo box. and a Class 6 truck of 26,000 lbs.,

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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

Mack LR Electric Class 8 refuse truck now in serial production

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The Mack LR Electric model, Mack Trucks’ first fully electric Class 8 vehicle ( earlier post ), is now in serial production at Mack’s Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) facility in Macungie, Pennsylvania. LVO is where all Class 8 Mack vehicles for North America and export are assembled.

Hino to join hydrogen demo study in California ports with Class 8 trucks

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The grant supports the demonstration of Hino’s Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell trucks in real world operations in California ports. Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group Company, manufactures, sells, and services a lineup of Class 4-8 commercial trucks in the United States.

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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Constellium supplying aluminum auto body sheet solutions for Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Constellium SE is supplying aluminum auto body sheet solutions for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class produced in Europe, China, and South Africa and sold around the world. For the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Constellium provides its Surfalex solution for the outer closures to deliver exceptional surface quality for sharp designs as well as to maximize corrosion resistance.

Cornell team receives $8.3M for fuel cell and battery research from VW class action settlement

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The funding comes from a cy-près distribution from the 2019 settlement of a consumer class-action lawsuit against Volkswagen Group over clean diesel marketing and fuel economy labeling. Professor Héctor D. Abruña, the E. Chamot Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) at Cornell University, has been awarded $8.3 million to further his group’s research related to fuel cells and advanced battery technologies.

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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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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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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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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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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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Bosch to invest more than $200M to produce fuel cell stacks for Class 8 trucks in South Carolina

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Nikola Corporation has been pilot-testing prototype Class 8 fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) featuring Bosch technology.

2024 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon spy pictures

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Mercedes-Benz is engaged on a redesign for the E-Class, and the newest prototype to be noticed is for the automobile’s wagon physique type. The present E-Class arrived for the 2017. The post 2024 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon spy pictures appeared first on Bauaelectric Auto News.

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Tesla is now facing a class action lawsuit over ‘misleading’ claims about self-driving


Tesla is now facing a class action lawsuit over “allegedly misleading the public regarding its Autopilot, Enhanced Autopilot, and Full Self-Driving Capability (‘FSD’) technology.”.

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California HVIP making $5M available for zero-emission Class 8 tractors at Port of LA

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Pacific, the California Hybrid and Zero Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) will make $5 million available for voucher requests for zero-emission Class 8 tractors performing drayage operations at the Port of Los Angeles. Vouchers for Class 8 tractors performing drayage operations—whether funded by the Port allocation, or by standard HVIP funds, or by the 2022 drayage set-aside—are $150,000. Starting 12 September, at 10 a.m.

Mack launches vehicle-as-a-service (VaaS) program for Class 8 battery-electric truck

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VaaS includes the vehicle chassis, the refuse body, applicable taxes and a comprehensive vehicle protection plan—the Mack Ultra Service Agreement—for the Mack LR Electric refuse model, Mack’s first fully electric Class 8 vehicle.

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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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.

Lightning eMotors introduces new Lightning eChassis for Class 4 and 5 electric commercial vehicles

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The Lightning eChassis, developed with Tier 1 supplier Metalsa, will be available for Class 4 and Class 5 commercial electric chassis cab, stripped chassis, and cutaway chassis configurations.

Nikola and Proterra agree to long-term battery supply for zero-emission Class 8 trucks

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With a 753 kWh battery pack and range of up to 350 miles, the Nikola Tre BEV is expected to have the longest range among the current HVIP-eligible Class 8 tractors.

Electric Last Mile Solutions to proceed with production of Class 3 Urban Utility commercial EV

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The Urban Utility is a Class 3 commercial electric vehicle targeting more than 5,700 lbs. With the introduction of the Urban Utility, ELMS will have a product portfolio spanning the $130-billion North America Class 1-3 commercial vehicle market.

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Hyzon Motors receives zero-emissions certification from CARB; repowered Class 6-8 fuel cell vehicles

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Hyzon Motors , a global supplier of zero-emissions hydrogen and fuel cell powered commercial vehicles, announced that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has certified Hyzon’s Class 8, 7, and 6 Repowers as exempt from emission requirements, enabling the company to sell fuel cell electric trucks in California. With this certification, Hyzon expects it will offer the first commercially available repowered Class 8, Class 7 and Class 6 FCEVs in California.

REE begins trials of electric P7 modular platform for delivery fleets; Classes 3-5

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Fully flat from end-to-end, P7 offers greatest interior space and volumetric efficiency for vehicles in classes 3-5. Core design commonalities in the P7 architecture are designed to provide significant development synergies for additional future REEcorner models across vehicle classes.

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Endera launches new electric powertrain for Class 3 and 4 commercial vehicles

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Endera , a technology company specializing in all-electric commercial vehicles, charging infrastructure, and software solutions, launched its new all-electric powertrain for Class 3 and 4 zero-emission commercial vehicles.

Researchers find new class of catalysts producing ammonia under mild conditions

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A combined experimental and computational study published in Nature Catalysis shows promising results for a new class of catalysts producing ammonia under mild conditions. Hansen, have introduced a new class of complex metal hydride catalysts that enable mild-condition ammonia synthesis.

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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New Mercedes-Benz S-Class PHEV produces 14.1-36.2% lower CO2 emissions that predecessor

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More results from the 360° environmental check: A total of 202 components of the new S-Class are made from resource-saving materials. Class too, all necessary information is provided electronically by means of the International Dismantling Information System (IDIS).

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Allison Transmission and Hino Trucks partner on Class 6, 7 and 8 BEV trucks for production in 2023

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Allison Transmission has been selected by Hino Trucks as its e-Axle development partner for Class 6, 7 and 8 Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) trucks. The eGen Power 100S incorporates several of the core components offered in the eGen Power 100D, and packages these proven elements into a lighter and more compact design best suited for class 6 and 7 vehicles, and in a tandem configuration for class 8 6x4 vehicles.

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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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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Successful testing of Motiv Power electronic stability control on Class 4 EV

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Motiv Power Systems said that its EPIC4 is the first medium-duty class 4 electric vehicle (EV) to pass this type of validation, providing added safety to drivers and passengers of the all-electric trucks and buses built using the Motiv EPIC4, including school buses.

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies completes on-road demo of Class 8 truck with Cummins X15 running E98 ethanol

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The demonstration of ClearFlame’s engine technology was implemented by taking a Class 8 diesel truck running on a Cummins X15 500hp 15L heavy-duty engine—commonly used for long-haul truck and off-highway applications—and converting it to run on renewable E98 ethanol. This vehicle is truly one-of-a-kind—the only Class 8 truck to run on 100% ethanol fuel without any additives and without any diesel fuel.

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