Sun.Jan 12, 2020

Kenworth, Peterbilt working with Dana on electric truck powertrain development

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PACCAR companies Kenworth and Peterbilt are collaborating on electric powertrain development for trucks. At CES 2020, Kenworth displayed a Kenworth K270E battery-electric vehicle—the initial result of the collaboration.

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Nissan e-4orce demo: Why electric-car AWD benefits more than performance and traction

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All-wheel drive is known for a few straightforward advantages in internal-combustion vehicles: It improves straight-line traction and can boost cornering stability. In the electric-car realm, all-wheel drive can do even more.

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CRU: lithium price downtrend continues, with disappointing EV sales in China the driver

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In August 2019, CRU reported on the steady slide in prices that has occurred in the lithium market since the beginning of the year. Since then, prices have continued to fall, CRU notes.

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Werner Enterprises testing Peterbilt 579 EV Class 8 electric truck; Meritor and Transpower

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Werner Enterprises, a premier transportation and logistics provider, is testing a 2019 Peterbilt 579 EV Class 8 electric truck for a year on a dedicated account in Southern California. Werner’s first electric-powered truck is the result of a partnership with Peterbilt, Meritor and TransPower. It is the first fully collision-mitigated TransPower truck and can haul up to 80,000 pounds. The truck is 100% electric, releases zero emissions, and requires a 5 to 10-hour charge time.

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