Volvo Trucks and Bucher collaborate to electrify sewer cleaner trucks

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Volvo Trucks and Bucher Municipal have now entered into a collaboration to electrify sewer cleaner trucks. By the end of 2023, Bucher Municipal expects to deliver up to 80 fully electric sewer cleaner trucks to cities in Europe. Order system for electric trucks.

London study suggests PHEV vans a practical, accessible solution for cleaner air in European cities

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Three months since the introduction of the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) in London, results of a year-long trial in the capital suggest that plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) commercial vehicles could present the most practical, readily available option for businesses trying to meet clean-air targets in cities. The vans are driven exclusively by the electric traction motor; a combustion engine serves as a range extender. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Nikkei: Nissan will sell only electric and hybrid cars in China by 2025

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The Nikkei reports that Nissan will switch all models sold in China to either electric or hybrid vehicles by 2025. Nissan will introduce nine models in China by 2025 that will either be fully electric or hybrid. The company also plans to launch a new electric model “Ariya” next year. It will likely take about 10 years for electric vehicles to be as profitable as gasoline-powered vehicles due to high battery costs, according to the Nikkei report.

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Canada’s only privately-funded electric vehicle incentive is helping car buyers make the switch

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Ontario’s Used Electric Vehicle (EV) Incentive Program has been extended. Through this program, Ontario drivers qualify for $1,000 toward the purchase of a used fully electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

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Volvo Trucks to demonstrate Volvo VNR electric trucks in California in 2019; commercialize in NA in 2020

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Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric Volvo VNR regional-haul demonstrators in California next year, operating in distribution, regional-haul and drayage operations. Sales of the VNR Electric in North America will begin in 2020. We are proud to announce the Volvo VNR Electric, designed to support cities focused on sustainable urban development and fleets operating in a range of regional-haul and distribution operations. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty

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EIB awards €17M to QEV to advance zero emissions transport in developing countries

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The funding will boost the company’s development of electric powertrains for small urban transport vehicles, electric racing technologies, fast charging systems, and electric vehicles (EVs). QEV is a Spanish technology and engineering company that develops and manufactures electric drive components for Formula-E race cars, and electric drivetrain assemblies (‘e-kits’) for minibuses. Electric (Battery

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Biden sets 2030 net GHG reduction target for US of 50-52% below 2005 levels

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With renewable power technologies well developed, delivering cleaner power to buildings and manufacturing, and driving the electrification of road transport present the clearest initial path for decarbonization.

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Every Volvo car launched from 2019 to have an electrified powertrain; “the end of the solely combustion engine-powered car”

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Volvo Cars announced that every Volvo it launches from 2019 on will have an electric motor, marking the historic end of cars that only have an internal combustion engine (ICE) and placing electrification at the core of its future business. Volvo Cars will introduce a portfolio of electrified cars across its model range, embracing fully electric cars, plug in hybrid cars and mild hybrid cars. 48V Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

2017 163

Congestion charge and electric vehicles: Everything you need to know

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There are plenty of reasons why electric vehicles (EVs) are the future of motoring both in the UK and around the world. So, what is it, where does it apply, and are electric cars exempt from congestion charge costs? Do electric cars pay Congestion Charge?

Volvo Buses and Singapore University NTU demo world’s first full size autonomous electric bus

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Volvo Buses and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have demonstrated the world’s first 12-meter autonomous electric bus. The 85 passenger Volvo 7900 Electric bus is equipped with sensors and navigation controls that are managed by a comprehensive artificial intelligence (AI) system. The fully autonomous electric bus provides a quiet operation with zero emissions. This is Volvo’s first autonomous fully electric bus in public transportation.

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The environmental impact of electric cars

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If you’re looking at electric cars , environmental impact is probably high on your list of priorities. There are plenty of benefits of making the switch to driving an electric vehicle (EV). Are electric cars better for the environment? Electric fleet pioneers.

Volkswagen to invest ~$18B in China through 2022 on e-mobility, autonomy, digitalization, mobility services; new JAC-VW electric SUV

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Volkswagen is due to introduce ten fully electric models by 2023 in this major market alone, with plans in place to produce and sell a total of around 650,000 fully electric cars in China in 2025. We are accelerating to make mobility cleaner, safer and more intelligent to really improve people’s lives. We will be starting local production of battery-electric cars in at least six factories by 2021 in China. SOL E20X electric SUV.

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Audi will phase out gas engines by 2033, reversing past stance of CEO


Duesmann said that “Audi is ready to make its decisive and powerful move into the electric age,” finally accepting the challenge of ditching gas engines for electric ones. News Audi Audi e-tron Electric Cars Featured

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Nevs in strategic cooperation with China’s State Grid for EVs

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (Nevs) and State Grid Electric Vehicle Service Co., have signed a Strategic Cooperation Framework agreement under which State Grid will use Nevs as a preferred partner for mobility solutions and as a supplier of electric vehicles. SGCC constructs and operates power grids as its core business, to provide safer, cleaner, and more economic and sustainable power supply. State Grid Electric Vehicle Service Co.,

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Volvo Trucks unveiled 3 new electric trucks 

Electric Vehicles India

Volvo Trucks unveiled 3 new electric trucks . Volvo Trucks has unveiled the details of its three new electric trucks-FH, FM and FMX. All three electric models production will start in the second half of 2022. Also read: Volvo’s nex-gen SUV XC90 to be fully electric soon.

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London City Commuting: Why an EV makes sense

Drive Electric

Unless that is, you drive an electric vehicle (EV). You can look forward to plenty of benefits from this, which are all great reasons to start driving an electric vehicle right away, that is if you haven’t got one already. That’s a whopping £3,250 a year you can save by going electric.

Understanding Electric Vans & the London Congestion Charge

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Here at DriveElectric, we’re proud to have one of the UK’s largest electric van rental fleets. There’s never been a better time to lease an electric van, both in terms of choice and cost. And from 25 October 2021, only battery-electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are eligible.

U-M study: When, where, how electric delivery vehicles are charged has big impact on GHGs

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In 2019, Amazon announced plans to obtain 100,000 electric delivery vehicles. UPS has ordered 10,000 of them and FedEx plans to be fully electric by 2040. The U-M researchers found that 50% to 80% of the lifetime emissions associated with an electric delivery vehicle’s battery occur during charging. Our evaluation strategy leads to two main recommendations for companies investing in fleets of electric vehicles.

T&E study: EVs can be cheaper for Uber drivers to run than latest diesels in many European capitals

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Electric cars are becoming an attractive business proposition for high-mileage vehicle operators such as ride-sharer Uber in key EU capitals such as Paris, Berlin, Madrid and Lisbon, a new study by research and campaign group Transport & Environment (T&E) has found.

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UPS to deploy 35 ARRIVAL purpose-built lightweight electric delivery vans in London and Paris

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UPS is working with UK-based technology firm ARRIVAL to develop a pilot fleet of 35 electric delivery vehicles (EVs) to be trialed in London and Paris. UPS is working with ARRIVAL here in the UK because their smart electric vehicles are helping to reduce dependency on fossil fuel. The result is a safer and cleaner fleet for the communities in which we deliver. Last December, UPS ordered 125 new fully-electric semi-tractors to be built by Tesla in 2019.

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Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist vessels going battery-electric; ABB power and propulsion

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Cuomo announced that Maid of the Mist, which has been navigating the waters of the Lower Niagara River since 1846, will launch later this year two new all-electric, zero-emission passenger vessels constructed in the United States. Rendering of the new electric Maid of the Mist vessels. Powered by ABB’s zero-emission technology, the two fully-electric vessels will take tourists to the heart of the Niagara Falls, undisturbed by engine noise or exhaust fumes.

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Volkswagen Group to invest approximately €10B in powertrain technologies over the next five years; targeting Nº 1 in e-mobility by 2022

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The future is electric. At the same time, the Volkswagen Group is continuing to develop diesel and gasoline engines, targeting making them a further 10 to 15 percent more efficient and cleaner by 2020. In order to provide affordable, sustainable mobility on a large scale we will continue to deploy the complete spectrum of drive types: from conventional to fully electric. Electric (Battery) EnginesThe Volkswagen Group has invested some €3 billion (US$3.3

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UPS-led SEUL consortium switches on smart-grid fleet charging solution in London; maxing out on EVs without expensive grid upgrades

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A UPS-led consortium has deployed new smart-grid charging technology in London that overcomes the challenge of simultaneously recharging an entire fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) without the need for the expensive upgrade to the power supply grid. Recharging a fleet of electric vehicles can be extremely expensive as it often requires upgrades to the external power grid, an option not attractive to most businesses or operators.

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How Self-Driving Cars Will Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption

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Over the last two decades, fully electric cars have had, let’s say, a slow start. And while hybrid technology has taken off, drivers have been hesitant to accept fully battery-powered tech for a variety of reasons, including a lack of charging stations. But things are looking up for electric. Plus, battery costs are rapidly decreasing and the public is warming up to the idea of electric cars. Electric Vehicles: Right Now. Make all AVs electric.

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Emissions Analytics: mass adoption of hybrids, rather than low-volume BEVs most effective for cutting CO2 now, meeting 2030 targets; best use of limited resource

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The calculations did not take into account the upstream CO 2 in fuel extraction, refining and transportation, or the production and distribution of electricity. Some studies suggest the upstream CO 2 of electricity is greater than for gasoline, but the relative efficiency calculations here implicitly assume they are equal. The most extreme form of the technology—fully-electric vehicles—is often hailed as the solution.

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UPS collaborating with Workhorse to deploy 50 electric trucks; rivaling acquisition cost of conventional; no subsidies

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UPS plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies—an industry first that would breaki a key barrier to large scale adoption of electric fleets. Modec fully electric vehicle with a cab forward design used in London. With our scale and real-world duty cycles, these new electric trucks will be a quantum leap forward for the purpose-built UPS delivery fleet.

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General Motors increases EV investment by 75% through 2025


General Motors has increased its electric vehicle investment by 75%, from $20 billion to $35 billion through 2025, the company announced on Wednesday. GM also plans to roll out the Cadillac LYRIQ and the Chevrolet Silverado electric pickup in the coming years. “We

STMicroelectronics partners Arrival for leading-edge semiconductor technologies for EVs

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STMicroelectronics a global semiconductor leader announced its collaboration with Arrival the global technology company that manufactures electric vehicles to provide leading-edge semiconductor technologies and products for Arrival’s vehicles. Arrival unveiled its electric van.

Electric cars buyers guide

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If this is something that’s been on your mind, stepping into the world of electric motoring has probably crossed it too, making the switch to an electric car or van could help you improve your lifestyle in a wonderful new way. Are electric cars better for the environment?

Can Electric Vehicles Speed Up As The Economy Slows Down?


It’s clear electric cars were on the rise up until the outbreak, but how is the current situation with full-scale lockdowns around the world affecting this trend now? last month, but battery electric vehicle sales decreased by only 58.1%.

Ford reveals production version of Transit Custom PHEV at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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Ford revealed the production version of the new Transit Custom plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany. The Transit Custom PHEV targets an all-electric driving range of 50 kilometers (31 miles), and uses the multi-award-winning Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost gasoline engine as a range extender for total range exceeding 500 kilometers (310 miles). EV Now – uses only electric power until the battery is depleted.

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Who will be in the driver’s seat?

Electric Auto Association

Amy Sinclair speaks to friend about driving electric. Amy Sinclair is the only woman presently serving on the board of the Golden Gate Electric Vehicle Association (GGEVA) , and for many years she has been one of the few female members of this Electric Auto Association (EAA) Bay Area chapter.

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How to Electrify Your EV Fleet the Smart Way

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Nothing makes a bigger splash than a brand-new electric fleet. From the internet to industry insiders, huge corporations like FedEx and Amazon have already electrified their vehicles while government partners like the USPS build buzz around their innovative electric vehicle solutions.

Continental Powertrain: dual focus on electrification and efficient ICE; boosting electric drive spending by €300M by 2021

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The second is to benefit from the prospective growth in environmentally friendly, electrified and fully electric drive systems. Continental will spend an additional €300 million (US$327 million) on its business with electric drives alone by 2021. We will consistently strengthen the growth of our business with electric drive systems. Our Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) business is already experiencing a rising order intake.

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This Volvo and Harris Poll Study investigates the state of EVs in America

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This edition of Volvo Reports investigates the state of electric vehicles in America and the public’s changing perspective on them. This edition of Volvo Reports investigates the state of electric vehicles in America and the public’s changing perspective on them.

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3 Key Benefits of Installing EV Charging Stations for Businesses

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While you may be concerned about the costs involved or if drivers will use your service, it’s essential to consider the potential growth in electric vehicle (EV) popularity under the current administration. Are you on the fence about installing an EV charging station at your place of business?

Global auto production may hit 80+ million units this year; hybrids below 2% of total output

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The auto industry’s production capacities are far from fully used; PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) estimates current global vehicle assembly capacity at almost 95 million, the report notes. Electric vehicle (EV) production remains at barely perceptible levels, according to the report. China, for instance, wants to put 5 million plug-in hybrid-electric and fully electric vehicles on its roads by 2020, which could account for more than 40% of the global EV fleet that year.

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USDOT awarding $55M to support purchase of Low-No buses; electric buses and infrastructure

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The vast majority of the funded projects are for battery-electric buses and infrastructure; two projects are receiving a total of $3.2 The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities will receive funding to purchase battery electric buses, associated charging infrastructure and a back-up generator to maintain bus service in a disaster situation. The 30' battery electric buses will replace several vehicles at or near the end of their useful lives.

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Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

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Subscribe Green News Events Manufacturers Region New Cars Used Cars Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Chrysler , Dodge , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , SAE World Congress Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day by Sebastian Blanco on Apr 22nd 2009 at 7:48PM Two months ago we went for a ride in the Dodge Circuit EV. It will be a long, long time before the thrill of driving an all-electric vehicle wears off. fully electric car.