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.

2020 154

Fiat Ducato Electric debuts in Europe, first electric commercial van from brand

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That duty often falls to slab-sided commercial vans like the Fiat Ducato. electric vehicles Commercial vehicleIn the U.S., pickups reign supreme for most work detail. Abroad? In the U.S. the Ducato is offered as the Ram ProMaster, but is largely identical.

2019 106

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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.

2020 148

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. ,

2020 142

California mandate: Commercial trucks go electric starting in 2024, all-EV by 2045

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Now the Golden State aims to tackle commercial trucks. California has made significant progress in reducing emissions with a zero-emission vehicle mandate for passenger cars, which requires the largest-volume automakers to sell battery-electric or hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles.

2020 114

Toyota, 5 Chinese companies establish R&D JV for commercial vehicle fuel cell systems in China

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FCRD's primary business will be the development of fuel cell systems for commercial vehicles to contribute to the realization of a clean mobility society in China.

2020 132

World's largest commercial electric airplane flown for 30 minutes, can go 100 miles

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A milestone in the quest to develop electric commercial aircraft occurred last week. The world's largest commercial electric airplane took to the skies, flying for 30 minutes over Moses Lake, Washington.

2020 108

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

2020 165

Citroën launching electrification offensive across commercial range

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Citroën is a leading player in the Light Commercial Vehicles market. The Brand is now preparing to launch a major electrification offensive across its commercial range. This electrification will concern the light commercial vehicles but also the passenger vehicles.

2019 90

AXYARD, Lab1886 and Daimler Trucks automate the operation of commercial vehicles

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The automated snow removal by two self-driving Mercedes-Benz Arocs in Immendingen shows a successful application for automated commercial vehicles in closed areas.

2020 152

Groupe Renault changes China strategy: light commercial vehicles and electric passenger cars

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Groupe Renault is setting a new strategy for China, based on Electric Vehicles (EV) and Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV). Groupe Renault is leading the LCV market in Europe in terms of sales volumes for light commercial vehicles, as well as sales of electric light commercial vehicles.

2020 124

Intel introduces ‘Horse Ridge’ to enable commercially viable quantum computers

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The new cryogenic control chip will speed development of full-stack quantum computing systems, marking a milestone in the development of a commercially viable quantum computer.

2019 101

UCSD team offers roadmap of four challenges for solid-state battery commercialization

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In an open-access review paper published in Nature Nanotechnology , researchers at the University of California San Diego offer a research roadmap that includes four challenges that need to be addressed in order to advance all-solid-state batteries to commercialization.

2020 137

Hyundai partners with Yeosu Gwangyang Port Corporation to commercialize hydrogen fuel-cell trucks

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Hyundai Motor Company and Yeosu Gwangyang Port Corporation are partnering to commercialize hydrogen fuel-cell trucks. An MOU between the two includes the development and demonstration of hydrogen fuel-cell trucks for logistics transportation and the establishment of a hydrogen fueling station.

2020 128

BYD and Hino enter strategic alliance focused on commercial battery-electric vehicles

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signed a strategic business alliance agreement with a focus on collaborating in the development of commercial battery-electric vehicles (BEVs). The two companies will accelerate the development of commercial BEVs to provide the best-fit product for customers in a timely manner. BYD Commercial Vehicle and Hino Motors has been committed to technology innovation and global promotion of commercial vehicle electrification. BYD Company Ltd. and Hino Motors, Ltd.

2020 90

Ford, VW sign agreements for joint projects on commercial vehicles, electrification, autonomous driving

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Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG signed agreements that expand their global alliance ( earlier post ) to meet rapidly evolving needs of their respective customers in Europe and other regions by leveraging complementary strengths in midsize pickup trucks and commercial and electric vehicles.

2020 83

Daimler and Volvo Trucks will jointly make hydrogen fuel cells for commercial vehicles

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Daimler and Volvo Trucks plan to form a joint venture to manufacture hydrogen fuel cells for commercial trucks.

2020 92

Hyundai and Kia invest in UK electric commercial-vehicle maker Arrival

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The UK-based electric-vehicle startup Arrival has already earned plenty of attention over the past couple of years for its refreshingly different, futuristic and eye-catching electric commercial-vehicle designs.

2020 109

DSM and Lightyear to scale the commercialization of integrated solar roofs for EVs

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High-tech mobility innovator Lightyear and Royal DSM will jointly scale the commercialization of Lightyear’s unique solar-powered roof for the electric vehicle market.

2020 102

ACEA: EU commercial vehicle registrations: down 23.2% in Q1 2020; -47.3% in March

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In March 2020, demand for new commercial vehicles fell by 47.3% New commercial vehicle registrations by type in the EU. In the first quarter of 2020, the EU commercial vehicle market contracted by 23.2% New light commercial vehicles (LCV) up to 3.5t.

2020 93

CATL expands partnerships with VDL and Quantron in Europe for commercial vehicle electrification

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and Quantron AG to optimize local product solutions and services for commercial vehicle electrification in Europe. The NMC battery is another optional solution for commercial vehicle electrification, especially for vehicles that have higher requirements for volume efficiency.

2020 88

Faraday Future partners with US Hybrid to provide electric powertrain units for commercial applications

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FF is committed to the development of EV solutions along with US Hybrid to support California’s drive towards zero emissions for commercial vehicles.

2020 96

Wärtsilä offering first commercially available auto-docking system: SmartDock

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The technology group Wärtsilä has taken a notable step towards realising the full commercial potential of autonomous vessels. This makes SmartDock the world’s first commercially available auto-docking solution.

2019 96

Charging infrastructure for commercial electric trucks lags CO2 targets, report finds

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Electric commercial trucks are getting more attention, with Tesla and more established truck makers like Volvo and Daimler unveiling electric models.

2020 86

HD REV powertrain company Wrightspeed gearing up for commercialization push

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a developer and manufacturer of advanced range-extended electric vehicle (REV) powertrains for heavy-duty applications ( earlier post ), is gearing up for a commercialization push with the appointent of four advanced engineering and commercialization executives. Wrightspeed Inc.,

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Bollinger Motors teases commercial potential of its electric truck chassis

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Bollinger Motors has been in a different category all along versus Rivian or other electric trucks—not only because it plans to keep the operation low-volume, but because it has focused on developing its B1 SUV and B2 pickup as Class 3 vehicles—trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVRW) of more than 10,000 pounds and up to 14,000.

2020 73

Swedish eMethanol startup launches crowd-funding campaign, developing commercial-scale plant

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Liquid Wind is developing its first commercial-scale eMethanol facility in Sweden and plans to establish 6 facilities by 2030 before expanding internationally. The eMethanol will be commercially available from 2023.

2020 85

Hiringa Energy and Mitsui & Co. to pursue hydrogen-related commercial projects in New Zealand

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have signed a strategic alliance agreement to pursue jointly hydrogen-related commercial projects in New Zealand. New Zealand’s first company dedicated to the supply of green hydrogen, Hiringa Energy, and global trading and investment enterprise, Mitsui & Co. Hiringa Energy is developing hydrogen production projects using electrolysis.

2020 68

Zunum Aero selects Safran turbine for hybrid electric commercial aircraft

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Boeing- and JetBlue-backed Zunum Aero has selected Safran Helicopter Engines as the turbine provider for its hybrid electric commercial aircraft, which will be available in the early 2020s.

2018 109

Hyundai Motor Group develops first performance control for commercial EVs using weight estimation

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed a system that estimates the gross vehicle weight of a light duty commercial electric vehicle and optimizes performance accordingly. This technology is being considered by Hyundai Motor Group for use on future light duty electric commercial vehicles.

2019 121

DOE awarding >$24M to 77 projects through Technology Commercialization Fund

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $24 million in funding for 77 projects supported by the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF). The new TCF selections will expand DOE’s efforts to catalyze the commercial impact of the Department’s portfolio of research, development, demonstration, and deployment activities.

2019 84

Cummins increases investment in Loop Energy and fuel cells for commercial transport applications

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The role of commercial freight transport in a clean and sustainable energy future is driving industry leaders to invest in a range of power solutions including fuel cell technologies due to their long range, responsive power and quick refueling capabilities. Loop Energy, a provider of fuel-cell-electric range-extenders for medium- and heavy-duty transport applications, has received an additional cash investment from Cummins Inc.

2020 92

Ilika completes US$19M equity placement to support solid-state battery commercialization

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The company has secured commercial partnerships with a portfolio of blue-chip companies including Asahi Kasei, Shell, Applied Materials, Toyota and Murata Manufacturing.

2020 88

Dana acquires Nordresa, e-powertrain provider for commercial vehicles

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an integration and application engineering expert for the development and commercialization of electric powertrains for commercial vehicles. The electrification of commercial vehicles is rapidly increasing, and Nordresa was in search of a company with a strong heritage and customer-centric culture that would further accelerate our business. Dana Incorporated has acquired Nordresa Motors, Inc. ,

2019 73

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles unveils 5 battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles; I.D. BUZZ CARGO

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At the 69 th IAA Commercial Vehicles show, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is unveiling five new zero-emission vehicles:the I.D. The electric campaign is now gaining momentum at the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicles show.

2018 137

Einride’s cab-less, autonomous electric truck in commercial operations on public road in Sweden

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The T-pod will transport goods between a warehouse and terminal at the facility, as part of a commercial flow. It was the first commercial installation of its kind in the world.

2019 113

Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle Group unveils hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric city buses

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Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle Group’s (GCV) subsidiary brand, Yuan Cheng, launched two new zero-emission buses at a ceremony in Beijing: the F12 hydrogen fuel cell bus and C11 battery-electric bus.

2019 121

Hyundai and Kia make €100M strategic investment in Arrival to co-develop electric commercial vehicles

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The partnership with Arrival will help Hyundai and Kia meet the rapidly growing demand in Europe for eco-friendly commercial vehicles, and accelerate the brands’ transformation from car makers to clean-mobility providers.

2020 90

Panasonic, Tropos Motors reveal two concept electric commercial utility vehicles at CES

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Panasonic, in collaboration with electric utility vehicle maker Tropos Motors, revealed two multi-technology production-ready compact utility commercial vehicles at CES.

2020 100

Johnson Matthey achieves two major milestones in commercialization of eLNO

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Johnson Matthey (JM) has accomplished two major strategic developments in the commercialization of eLNO, its portfolio of market-leading ultra-high energy battery cathode materials ( earlier post ): Site in Poland secured for construction of commercial plant, with room for significant expansion. for the supply of lithium hydroxide over ten years to match expanding demands of commercial production.

2019 71

Daimler Trucks North America delivers its first battery-electric commercial truck to Penske Truck Leasing

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Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has delivered the first vehicle in its Freightliner Electric Innovation Fleet—a Freightliner eM2 ( earlier post )—to Penske Truck Leasing, fulfilling its promise to put an electric commercial truck in customer hands in 2018.

2018 132

Classic Morris marque returns with a futuristic commercial EV concept

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In 2019, the newly reconstituted Morris Commercial wants to do it again, only with a twist. This is the Morris JE, and as its name suggests, it's a new take on the classic commercial van. When Morris introduced the J-type van in 1948, it took Europe by storm, becoming one of the most ubiquitous delivery vehicles east of the Atlantic Ocean.

2019 52

Eaton to launch a purpose-built, heavy-duty transmission for Class 7, 8 electric commercial vehicles

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Eaton’s eMobility business is launching an all-new 4-speed transmission for heavy-duty electrified commercial vehicles to meet growing global demand in a number of segments, including pickup and delivery and port drayage in North America, China and Europe.

2019 85