DoD to prototype commercial hybrid conversion kits for tactical vehicles; XL Fleet and Volta Power

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For years, commercial long-haul, utility, and emergency trucking fleets have been converting their existing trucks into hybrid and full electric vehicles to save money and reduce emissions.

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Proterra to supply battery technology for up to 10,000 Lightning emotors electric commercial vehicles

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Proterra announced an expansion of its partnership with Lightning eMotors to power their Class 4 and Class 5 electric commercial vehicles with Proterra’s battery technology.

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HYVIA unveils two new hydrogen light commercial vehicle prototypes

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Following on the reveal of Renault Master Van H2-TECH last month ( earlier post ), HYVIA has unveiled two new Hydrogen Light Commercial Vehicles prototypes with zero CO 2 tailpipe emissions, increased range, and 5-minute refueling time.

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Vulcan secures site for its planned commercial lithium hydroxide plant

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Vulcan Energy Resources signed an agreement with chemical park management company Infraserv to secure a site for its planned Central Lithium Plant (CLP) of its Zero Carbon Lithium Project, at the Ho?chst chst Chemical Park (Industriepark Ho?chst), chst), located just outside of Frankfurt.

Aurora releases first commercial beta of Aurora Driver autonomous driving system

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Autonomous driving company Aurora has released its first commercial beta of the Aurora Driver, which consists of the hardware, software, and data services needed to safely operate an autonomous Aurora-powered vehicle.

Viridos executes agreement with ExxonMobil to help scale algae biofuels toward commercial levels

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earlier known as Synthetic Genomics, has signed a joint development agreement with ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company (EMRE) with the intent to bring Viridos’ low-carbon intensity algae biofuels toward commercial levels. We’re excited to announce that ExxonMobil is continuing this collaboration with us to bring sustainable algae biofuels technology closer to commercial deployment. Viridos Inc.,

Lightning eMotors enters Canada’s commercial EV market with delivery of 10 electric refrigerated delivery vehicles

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Lightning eMotors, a provider of all-electric powertrains and medium-duty and specialty commercial electric fleet vehicles, announced the successful delivery and deployment of 10 all-electric cargo vans to Montreal, Canada-based Goodfood Market Corp.

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PACCAR, Aurora and FedEx launch autonomous linehaul truck commercial pilot

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PACCAR has teamed up with Aurora, a leading autonomous driving technology company, and FedEx to launch a commercial pilot of autonomous trucks in linehaul trucking operations.

First Hualong One Gen III reactor in commercial operation

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Unit 5 of China’s Fuqing Nuclear Power Plant, the first project to adopt China’s indigenous Generation III nuclear power technology Hualong One (HPR 1000), has been put into commercial operation, China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced.

Toshiba, Sojitz and CBMM partner to commercialize next-generation Li-ion batteries with NTO anodes

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Toshiba Corporation, Sojitz Corporation, and CBMM have entered into a joint development agreement for the commercialization of next generation lithium-ion batteries using niobium titanium oxide (NTO) as the anode material.

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Mangrove Lithium closes $10M Series A to build first commercial-scale processing plant

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The company will use the investment to build its first operational, commercial-scale plant with the intention of expanding lithium refining capacity in the Western Hemisphere.

BrightDrop Completes Record-Setting Build of its First Electric Light Commercial Vehicle

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The post BrightDrop Completes Record-Setting Build of its First Electric Light Commercial Vehicle appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Trucks Electric Vans Electric Vehicles BrightDrop’s ecosystem First Electric Light Commercial Vehicle

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

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Electric Last Mile Solutions, a developer of electric and intelligent mobility solutions for commercial vehicle customers, will move ahead with plans to launch the Urban Utility vehicle, following production approval by the ELMS Board.

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Hyundai outlines broad hydrogen strategy; focus on commercial vehicles; cost parity with BEVs by 2030

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The Group said it will electrify all new commercial vehicle models—featuring fuel cell electric or battery electric powertrains, as well as the application of fuel cell systems—by 2028. High durability stacks for commercial vehicles will achieve 500,000 kilometers of drive range.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles moves ahead with Autonomous Driving RD; ID. BUZZ the first AV

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, a brand within the Volkswagen Group, is consistently and rapidly advancing the development and implementation of autonomous driving. BUZZ by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Argo AI launch international trials of autonomous driving with ID. BUZZ

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It marks a milestone for Volkswagen Group and its Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand (VWCV), which plans to implement Level 4-capable autonomous driving technology for self-driving vans. BUZZ is to facilitate commercial deployment of transport and delivery services starting in 2025.

ROUSH CleanTech, Penske, and Proterra collaborate on next-generation F-650 electric commercial trucks

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ROUSH CleanTech, Penske Truck Leasing, and Proterra Inc announced a new collaboration under which Proterra will supply its battery technology to ROUSH CleanTech for the development of its next-generation Ford F-650 all-electric commercial truck.

Loop Energy partnering with METTEM-M on hydrogen electric powertrains for commercial vehicles in Russia; GAZ bus first project

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a developer of vehicle control systems and systems integrator, to provide hydrogen electric powertrain solutions to commercial vehicle OEMs across Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), and greater Europe.

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VW Commercial Vehicles unveils e-BULLI; electric T1

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) unveiled the e-BULLI. The new look and corresponding technical solutions were developed by the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles design center in cooperation with VWCV Vintage Vehicles and the Communications department.

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Proterra battery technology to power Lightning eMotors Electric Transit commercial van

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Proterra , a leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology, and Lightning eMotors announced a new collaboration to power the Generation 4 Lightning Electric Transit commercial van using Proterra’s battery technology.

Li-Cycle delivers first commercial shipment of recycled battery material

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a North-America-based lithium-ion battery resource recovery company, recently completed its first shipment of commercially recycled battery material, containing energy metals concentrate. Li-Cycle Corp. ,

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Niron Magnetics raises $21.3M to commercialize rare-earth-free iron-nitride magnets

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Niron Magnetics , a company developing high-performance rare-earth-free iron-nitride (FeN) permanent magnets, has raised $21.3 million in new financing. The Volvo Cars Tech Fund and Volta Energy Technologies join existing investors Anzu Partners and the University of Minnesota.

Hino Motors and REE Automotive partner on electric commercial vehicles

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REE), the developer of a next-generation EV platform, signed a strategic business alliance agreement to realize their shared vision of “providing new value to society through next-generation commercial mobility.”. Hino Motors Co., Ltd.,

Ford opens E-Transit Registration site for commercial customers; new pricing

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Ford is opening an E-Transit registration site today for commercial customers ahead of order banks opening by July. To date, more than 450 commercial customers in North America, including 200 top fleets and fleet management companies, have said they’re interested in purchasing the E-Transit.

Elon Musk Approves of this Commercial

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The post Elon Musk Approves of this Commercial appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Vehicles EV Companies Specific Technologies Tesla Elon Musk Tesla Model 3 Tesla Model S tesla model x TESLA TV COMMERCIALAn earlier version of this article was originally published on Tesla Oracle.

Lightning eMotors and Ricardo partner to provide commercial EVs to UK customers

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Ricardo and Lightning eMotors, a leading US-based provider of medium-duty commercial electric vehicles for fleets, entered into a strategic partnership agreement to deploy commercial electric vehicles in the UK, a market with more than 700,000 commercial vehicles in operation today.

Ford introduces F-150 Lightning Pro electric pickup targeted at commercial customers

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Ford unveiled the all-electric 2022 F-150 Lightning Pro, a version of the electric F-150 Lightning ( earlier post ) targeted at commercial customers. Commercial customers track their business expenses closely—they buy what they need and not a penny more.

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Oberon Fuels starts commercial production of renewable dimethyl ether (rDME)

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Oberon Fuels, producer of clean-burning dimethyl ether (DME) transportation fuel, has begun production of the first renewable DME (rDME) in the United States, and the only current commercial production of this in the world.

Deutsche Aircraft and H2FLY partner on hydrogen-fuel-cell technology for commercial regional aircraft

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Lightning eMotors reports $4.6M of revenue in Q1 2021 from sales of 31 commercial electric vehicles

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a provider of commercial electric vehicles for fleets, reported Q1 2021 revenue of $4.6M and sales of 31 zero-emission commercial vehicles, across five specialty vehicle applications for its wholly-owned subsidiary Lightning Systems. Lightning eMotors, Inc.,

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Dana and Switch Mobility partner on electrified commercial vehicles

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the electrified commercial vehicles company and subsidiary of Ashok Leyland Ltd, a leading commercial-vehicle manufacturer, have signed a strategic agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Dana will make a strategic investment in Switch Mobility and become a preferred supplier of electric drivetrain components for the company’s e-bus and EV commercial vehicle offering, providing e-Axles, gearboxes, motors, inverters, software and controls, and electronics cooling.

Geely’s Farizon Auto reveals Homtruck commercial vehicle; methanol hybrid, range-extender or swappable battery powertrains

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Geely Holding Group’s commercial vehicle brand, Farizon Auto, unveiled its next-generation smart new energy semi-truck, the Homtruck, with production and first deliveries planned for early 2024.

Rio Tinto Alma smelter site for first commercial demo of ELYSIS GHG-free aluminum smelting technology

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ELYSIS has selected the Alma smelter, operated by Rio Tinto in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, Québec, for the first installation and demonstration of its inert anode technology at a commercial size of 450 kiloamperes (kA)—a common capacity for modern, full-scale smelters.

Ford and AVL developing fuel cell electric commercial vehicle demonstrator based on Jumbo Transit

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The tools and technical knowledge acquired during the project will be used for the next phases of fuel cell research and to inform partners about the commercial viability of potential products and services. This will help assess the benefits of FCEV (long range, fast refilling and increased payload) compared with BEV for high-payload usage in the light-duty commercial vehicle sector.

ZF lands several-billion-euro orders from NA OEMs for new PowerLine commercial vehicle transmission

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ZF Group has received several large-scale orders worth several billion euros from North American vehicle manufacturers for its automatic 8-speed PowerLine transmission—including the largest individual commercial-vehicle-related order in company history.

Hyundai ships 10 XCIENT Fuel Cell heavy-duty truck to Europe for commercial use

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The company plans to ship a total of 50 XCIENT Fuel Cells to Switzerland this year, with handover to commercial fleet customers starting in September. Fuel cell technology is well-suited to commercial shipping and logistics due to long ranges and short refueling times.

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Jing-Jin Electric and Allison Transmission partner to accelerate development of commercial vehicle electrified powertrain solutions for global markets

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Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional, electric hybrid and fully electric vehicle propulsion solutions, and Jing-Jin Electric (JJE), a China-based electrified propulsion leader in components, assemblies and systems for global automotive and commercial vehicle customers, have signed a broad, global strategic collaboration partnership agreement to accelerate the development of electrified powertrain solutions for global commercial vehicles.

Dana & Switch Mobility Partner on Electrified Commercial Vehicles

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The post Dana & Switch Mobility Partner on Electrified Commercial Vehicles appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Trucks Electric Vehicles Dana Electrified Commercial Vehicle Switch MobilityCourtesy of Dana MAUMEE, Ohio, and LEEDS, U.K.,

First cargo vessel operating on hydrogen to debut in Paris; commercial river operations this year

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The European innovation project Flagships will deploy the world’s first commercial cargo transport vessel operating on hydrogen, plying the river Seine in Paris. Commercial operations are set to commence in 2021.

Nuvera Fuel Cells announces commercial availability of E-45 fuel cell system

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Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, a provider of fuel cell power solutions for motive applications, announced that its Nuvera E-45 fuel cell system is now commercially available.

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UCR researchers find commercial fast-charging damages EV batteries, propose new internal-resistance-based technique

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Herein, industry based along with our proposed internal resistance (IR) based fast charging techniques were performed on commercial Panasonic NCR 18650B cylindrical batteries. Ozkan Mihrimah Ozkan (2020) “Adaptive fast charging methodology for commercial Li?ion

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Velodyne Lidar and Trunk.Tech to collaborate on next-gen autonomous heavy trucks, commercialization in China

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Trunk.Tech) will collaborate in developing next-generation autonomous heavy trucks and to accelerate commercialization of driverless trucks in China’s logistics market. Velodyne Lidar, Inc. and Beijing Trunk Technology Co.,

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TWAICE and pepper partner for full battery transparency in retrofitted commercial vehicles

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TWAICE will support pepper and commercial fleet operators in both the development and operation of the electric vehicles.