Hino Motors and REE Automotive partner on electric commercial vehicles

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Hino Motors Co., a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, and REE Automotive Ltd. The next-generation commercial mobility solution to be jointly developed by Hino and REE will consist of a modular platform (Powered by REE) that will carry a customized Mobility Service Module on top.

Schaeffler secures volume orders for commercial vehicle electric traction motors, hybrid modules

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Schaeffler has secured a volume production order to supply electric motors to a key manufacturer in the commercial vehicle sector, starting in 2023. Electric (Battery) Motors

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Hyundai Motor partners with regional firms to establish H2 fuel cell commercial vehicle ecosystem in China

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Hyundai Motor Company is spearheading the development of a hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicle ecosystem in China with regional partners. Hyundai Motor signed an MOU with Shanghai Electric Power Co.,

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Tesco launching UK’s first commercial electric heavy-duty tractor-trailer trucks

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Tesco is launching the UK’s first commercially used fully electric heavy-duty freight articulated (tractor-trailer as opposed to rigid) trucks.

Sono Motors and MAN Truck & Bus to analyze applications of solar technology in commercial electric vehicles

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MAN Truck & Bus and Sono Motors have signed a Letter of Intent to investigate the technical and economic feasibility of integrating Sono Solar technology into MAN’s eTGE electric transporter.

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Energy major Total leads strategic investment into supplier of hydrogen fuel-cell powered commercial vehicles HYZON Motors

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Hydrogen mobility and clean energy company, HYZON Motors, and Total Carbon Neutrality Ventures, the venture capital arm of European energy giant Total SE, announced a strategic investment led by Total and other specialist hydrogen investors.

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Hyundai Motor signs MOU to commercialize hydrogen fuel-cell-propulsion systems for marine vessels

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Hyundai Motor Company signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hyundai Global Service, a South Korean manufacturer specializing in ship electric propulsion systems and a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, and Korean Register (KR), South Korea’s only internationally recognized classification society, to develop and commercialize hydrogen fuel cell systems to propel marine vessels.

Wright testing 2 MW aviation-grade motor for transport-category zero-emissions aircraft

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Wright Electric has begun testing its 2 MW (~2,700 horsepower) motor for electric and hydrogen aircraft. It’s the largest propulsive aerospace motor in existence to the company’s knowledge—about 2x larger than other propulsive motors in testing.

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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. The drive motor is produced at Cleon plant.

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Tata Motors to Launch Electric Commercial Vehicles

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Tata Motors is diversifying its product range to bring electric-powered small commercial vehicles (SCV) to India. Though the company hasn’t declared a definite time frame about the launch of electric SCVs, Tata Motors Executive Director Girish Wagh said it would be “Soon”.

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.

Wright Electric begins motor development program for 186-seat electric aircraft; 1.5MW motor, 3 kV inverter

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In order to achieve the commercial flight capability of the Wright 1, Wright is engineering electrical systems at the megawatt scale by building a 1.5 MW electric motor and inverter at 3 kilovolts. Wright intends to conduct ground tests of its motor in 2021 and flight tests in 2023.

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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.

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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.

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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New Bosch 230 electric motor and inverter with silicon carbide technology offers system efficiency up to 97%

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At Motor Bella 2021, Bosch is introducing its new efficient 230 electric motor for commercial and medium-duty vehicles. The new 230 electric motor has a rated voltage of 800 volts and is designed for long service life. Bosch‘s electric motor 230 for commercial vehicles.

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Hyzon Motors to build US’ largest fuel cell MEA line for commercial vehicles in Chicago area

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Hyzon Motors Inc., a supplier of hydrogen fuel cell powered heavy vehicles ( earlier post ), plans to build the largest fuel cell membrane electrode assembly (MEA) production line for commercial vehicles in the United States at its new Hyzon Innovation Center located in Bolingbrook, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. MEAs are currently produced in Canada, Europe, Japan, Korea and China at commercial scale.

Linear Labs closes $4.5M seed round to fund commercialization of new electric motor technology

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Next-generation electric motor company Linear Labs (LL) closed a $4.5-million seed round led by Science Inc. LL was established in 2013 after developing an entirely new methodology in the construction of electric motor and generator technologies that create more power while using less energy. The Linear Labs motor is characterized by two main attributes: (1) very high torque starting at low speeds, and (2) high efficiency throughout the speed range. Electric (Battery) Motor

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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. This reduces potential wheel spin and reduced traction when a vehicle is carrying less payload, increasing commercial efficiency.

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

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In an online event from Seoul, Hyundai Motor Group presented plans to popularize hydrogen by 2040 through the introduction of new technologies and mobility solutions in transportation and other industrial sectors.

Exro unveils new application for Coil Driver motor controller: optimizing charging and V2G

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Coil Driver is a next-generation dynamic motor controller that expands the capabilities of electric motors by enabling multiple dynamic profiles in operation. Controls and controllers Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Motors V2X

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Proterra to provide battery systems to at least 600 Vicinity Motor Corp. commercial EVs by 2024, including transit buses

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Transit EV manufacturer Proterra has announced a large, multi-year agreement with commercial EV manufacturer Vicinity Motor to provide battery systems to hundreds of future commercial vehicles. commercial EVs by 2024, including transit buses appeared first on Electrek.

VW Commercial Vehicles unveils e-BULLI; electric T1

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) unveiled the e-BULLI. The 32 kW (44 PS) four-cylinder boxer engine gave way in the e-BULLI to a silent Volkswagen electric motor delivering 61 kW (83 PS). A 45 kWh lithium-ion battery is responsible for supplying the electric motor with power.

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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.

YASA spin-out Evolito launches as a business with electric motors for aviation

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YASA spin-out Evolito , a new company developing and manufacturing direct- and indirect-drive electric motors and power electronics for aerospace applications, launched publicly as a privately-owned business. Direct Drive Motors. Indirect Drive Motors.

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Magna introduces eBeam technology for electrifying pickups and light commercial vehicles

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Magna is introducing a scalable solution enabling automakers to electrify their pickup trucks and light commercial vehicles without sacrificing utility and functionality. Single motor, two speeds. Twin motor, single speed including torque vectoring.

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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.

Allison Transmission launches new electric axles for medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks: eGen Power

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The eGen Power 100D features two electric motors capable of generating 200 kW of continuous power each, or 400 kW in total, with a peak combined power of 550 kW. Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty Motors Transmissions Vehicle Systems

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Hyundai Motor to pilot autonomous demand-responsive “RoboShuttle” service

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Hyundai Motor Company will begin a test operation of its RoboShuttle service on 9 August in South Korea. Beginning in July, Hyundai Motor will recruit passengers who want to experience the RoboShuttle service within Sejong City via the Shucle app.

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

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Hyundai Motor Company shipped the first 10 units of the Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell, the first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck, to Switzerland. Fuel cell technology is well-suited to commercial shipping and logistics due to long ranges and short refueling times.

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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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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.

HET motor company Linear Labs raises $6M in new funding

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The patented HET motor technology from Linear Labs produces up to twice the torque of competitor motors —or the same torque in half the size—and can also be made using rare-earth or ferrite magnets. The 200 series motors are also 1.7 Electric (Battery) Motors

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ORNL composite increases current capacity of copper wires; ultra-efficient, power-dense electric motors

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Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created a composite that increases the electrical current capacity of copper wires, providing a new material that can be scaled for use in ultra-efficient, power-dense electric vehicle traction motors. Electric (Battery) Materials Motors

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Sono Motors & MAN Truck & Bus Want to Jointly Analyze Applications of Solar Technology in Commercial Vehicles

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The post Sono Motors & MAN Truck & Bus Want to Jointly Analyze Applications of Solar Technology in Commercial Vehicles appeared first on EV Obsession.

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

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AVL Powertrain UK Limited and Ford Motor Company are working together on an Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC)-funded research and development project to define, design, develop and test a driveable demonstrator Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV). This exciting collaboration between Ford Motor Company and AVL Powertrain UK will not only deliver a FC demonstrator vehicle but will also provide a simulation platform for the development of such systems going forward.

Nikola and Bosch partner on hydrogen-electric Class-8 long-haul truck; dual-motor commercial-vehicle eAxle

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Nikola Motor Company is partnering with Bosch on the development of its hydrogen-fuel-cell range-extended electric Class 8 long-haul truck, unveiled as a prototype in December 2016. At the heart of the Nikola truck lineup is a new commercial vehicle powertrain achieved thanks to a development partnership between Nikola and Bosch. The eAxle developed by Bosch is a scalable, modular platform with the motor, power electronics and transmission in one compact unit.

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BRUSA offering new high-efficiency motor/gearbox combination for electric commercial vehicles

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BRUSA Elektronik AG is offering its Planetary Traction Drive DTSP1 —a fully integrated electric vehicle drivetrain combining motor and gearbox—with its higher power HSM1-10.18.22 Hybrid Synchronous Motor, offering 220 kW (295 hp) maximum power (145 kW/194 hp continuous) and up to 460 N·m (339 b-ft) peak torque (270 N·m/199 lb-ft continuous). With this configuration, BRUSA is targeting light commercial vehicles, vans or sports cars. Motor.

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Toyota and Beijing SinoHytec form JV to produce and sell FCRD fuel cell systems for commercial vehicles

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Toyota Motor Company and Beijing SinoHytec have established a joint venture company to promote the commercial vehicle fuel cell system industry in China. FCRD’s primary business is the development of fuel cell systems for commercial vehicles.

Vicinity Motors releases specs for new medium-duty electric truck

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Canada-based Vicinity Motor Corp. formerly Grande West Transportation Group), a supplier of electric, CNG, gasoline and diesel vehicles, released specifications for the new VMC 1200, a fully electric Class 3 medium-duty commercial truck.

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Pitt partners with Powdermet to develop rare-earth-free electric motor with MnBi permanent magnets

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a nanomaterials and advanced materials research and development company in Ohio, to develop a rare-earth-mineral-free electric motor. Most electric motors for electric vehicles rely on permanent magnets made with rare-earth metals, which are a limited resource. To meet the needs of a growing market, designing electric motors without rare-earth metals is a crucial step, especially for sustainable supply chains. Electric (Battery) Materials Motors

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Mahindra and REE Automotive to establish a strategic collaboration for the development of electric commercial vehicles

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Mahindra & Mahindra and REE Automotive signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore development and manufacturing of electric commercial vehicles for global markets. such as commercial vehicles, mid-duty delivery trucks, last mile delivery, passenger cars, taxis and shuttles.

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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.

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