Crowley completes first US design for fully electric tug with autonomous technology

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Crowley Engineering Services has completed the design of the first fully electric US tugboat with autonomous technology. The design also supports fully customizable features to meet the vessel design requirements with the future in mind.

CASE unveils first fully electric backhoe loader: the 580 EV

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CASE Construction Equipment introduced “Project Zeus”: the 580 EV, the construction industry’s first fully electric backhoe loader. Electric motors, on the other hand, have instantaneous torque and peak torque available at every operating speed. Electric (Battery) Off-road

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Premiere of the Concept EQT –New Premium Quality in the Small Van & Fully-electric variant.

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With the Concept EQT Mercedes-Benz Vans is giving a tangible impression of the first premium vehicle in the small van segment for families and private customers keen on leisure activities: the T-Class and its fully-electric variant.

Purolator deploys fully electric delivery vehicles in Vancouver; Motiv Power Systems

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Purolator is taking another step in greening its fleet with the arrival of fully electric curbside-delivery trucks in Vancouver—the first to be launched nationally by a Canadian courier company. Motiv’s Electric Power Intelligent Chassis (EPIC) is a platform for delivery vans.

Toyota confirms fully electric pickup and hybrid truck in “the near future”

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A fully electric Toyota pickup won’t be a rival to the Tesla Cybertruck, but that’s beside the point. Such an electric truck could be another big game-changer for the traditional market—a bit like the idea of a Ford F-150 Electric or a Chevy Silverado EV.

Leclanché introduces modular high-energy battery system for hybrid & fully electric trucks & buses

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Leclanché SA has developed a modular, all-in-one, high-performance battery system optimized for powering new and retrofit hybrid and fully electric commercial vehicles. Batteries Bus Electric (Battery) Heavy-duty Hybrids

Line 144 in Munich all-electric with 8 new Ebusco buses; first fully electric line

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From now on, line 144 will be driven entirely electrically with these buses—his is the first fully electric line in Munich. The second line is already on its way; line 100 will also run entirely electrically by the end of the year. Bus Electric (Battery) Sales

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Volvo Cars says early demand for fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge P8 AWD is strong

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Volvo Cars has opened order books for the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD ( earlier post ), the company’s first fully electric car which is based on the best-selling SUV, in selected markets. The Recharge car line is the name for all Volvos with a fully electric and plug-in hybrid powertrain.

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MAN Truck & Bus starts series production of the fully electric Lion’s City E

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At the beginning of October, series production for battery-electric city buses started successfully at the MAN plant in Starachowice, Poland, beginning with the Lion’s City E in the 12-meter solo version. Added to this are the electric drive train, batteries and other high-voltage components.

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Fully-electric New Fiat 500 With Power-Saving Mode So Owners Won’t Need to Worry about Running Out of Juice

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UK orders for New 500 now open, with deliveries due this spring New 500 priced from £19,995* OTR The all-electric New 500 ensures drivers can put fears of range anxiety to the back of their minds thanks to new technology which conserves the vehicle’s battery power, reducing its overall consumption.

Fully electric Jeep Wrangler concept explores brand’s off-road EV identity

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Jeep has said that battery-electric models are in the brand’s future. Yet the fully electric Jeep Wrangler first shown Monday is what amounts to a concept truck at the early idea stage.

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Volvo will be fully electric by 2030

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Volvo will only sell EVs by 2030 and is transforming the way it sells its cars

Rigterink Logistikgruppe testing the fully-electric eActros truck

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The Mercedes-Benz battery-electric eActros will be put through its paces by Rigterink Logistikgruppe in regular operations primarily transporting foodstuffs in the inner-city traffic of Frankfurt am Main, Wiesbaden, Mainz and numerous other municipalities in the Rhine-Main area. Depending on the available capacity, fully charging takes around two hours (at 150 kW). Rigterink is one of 20 customers from various sectors who have integrated the electric truck into their fleets.

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New fully electric Hyundai IONIQ 5 revealed

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IONIQ 5 brings retro design, 300 mile range and ultra-fast charging, heralding a new era of EVs from Hyundai

ARPA-E releases $10M for 6 projects developing electrical systems for fully-electric aviation applications

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ARPA-E released $10 million in funding for 6 projects as part of the Connecting Aviation By Lighter Electrical Systems ( CABLES ) topic. CABLES teams will develop medium-voltage (> 10 kV) power distribution cables, connectors, and circuit breakers for fully-electrical aviation applications. The funded projects are: General Electric Company, GE Research. Virginia Tech will develop a high-power density, cost-effective ±5 kV cable for twin-aisle all-electric aircraft.

Lincoln working with Rivian on new fully electric vehicle

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The Lincoln Motor Company is working with Rivian to develop an all-new electric vehicle previously announced as part of Ford Motor Company’s original investment in Rivian. Lincoln’s first fully electric vehicle will join the Aviator and Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid vehicles, further solidifying Lincoln’s commitment to electrification. billion into electrification, which includes the Mustang Mach-E and a fully electric version of the best-selling F-150 pickup.

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Toyota bZ4X Concept looks like a fully electric RAV4, leads lineup of “bZ” EV models

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Toyota has released the bZ4X Concept, the first EV built on the company’s e-TNGA platform for EVs and co-developed with Subaru.

EGEB: IKEA’s NYC delivery trucks will be fully electric by May 2021

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more… The post EGEB: IKEA’s NYC delivery trucks will be fully electric by May 2021 appeared first on Electrek. In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): IKEA partners with Fluid Truck to use only e-delivery trucks in NYC’s 5 boroughs by May 2021.

Fully-electric BMW 7-Series could be carmaker's most powerful sedan

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BMW will build an electric version of the 7-Series—its flagship sedan.

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The next generation of the Porsche Macan compact SUV will be fully electric

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The Supervisory Board of Porsche AG has decided to manufacture the next generation of the Macan as a fully electric series. This will be the first all-electric compact SUV from Porsche, and is due to roll off the assembly line in the Leipzig site at the start of the next decade. By 2022 we will be investing more than six billion euros in electric mobility, and by 2025 50% of all new Porsche vehicles could have an electric drive system. Electric (Battery

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Swiss Post, Austrian Post to move to fully electric fleets by 2030

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The national companies have joined the global electric vehicles initiative EV100 which aims to make electric transport the new normal by 2030. Together, the four companies will switch 22,000 fossil-fuel vehicles to electric. With two out of three new cars in Europe being sold to the private sector, business commitments to electric vehicles send a clear signal of demand for EVs to automakers. EDP has committed to switch a fleet of more than 3000 vehicles to electric.

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Should Police Cruisers Be Fully Electric Cars? Is It Economical?

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There are plenty of advantages of using electric cars for police departments, but some argue they're too pricey

Genesis eG80 EV Teased, Will Become First Fully-Electric Genesis

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This is big news for Genesis, even if this is still an ICE model repurposed as a pure EV

New Volkswagen ID.4: VW’s first fully electric SUV

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Introducing Volkswagen’s first fully electric driven SUV

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Electric Tug Design Features Autonomous Technology

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Crowley Engineering Services has completed the design of the first fully electric U.S. The Crowley design, powered by the expertise of recently integrated subsidiary Jensen Maritime, leverages a large electric battery system and power-saving […].

Cadillac shows brand’s first fully electric EV at NAIAS; based on BEV3 global architecture

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Electric (Battery On the heels of its announcement of the 2020 XT6 three-row crossover with 3.6L V-6 engine with cylinder deactivation and nine-speed automatic transmission, Cadillac revealed the brand’s first EV at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. This will be the first model based on GM’s future EV platform (BEV3, earlier post ). GM announced on Friday that Cadillac will be the company’s lead EV brand.

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Karma GSe-6, not GTE, is the name of fully electric Revero due in 2021

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Karma Automotive announced Monday that its first all-electric model—due in 2021—will be named GSe-6, not Revero GTE, as originally mentioned.

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Cadillac moving to mostly fully electric vehicles by 2030—and back to model names

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General Motors’ Cadillac luxury brand is aiming to release its first electric vehicle as soon as 2021 in China, with most if not all of its vehicles sold globally to be fully electric by 2030.

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Fully Electric Peugeot e-Expert van now available to lease

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The Peugeot e-Expert – a fully electric version of the popular Expert panel van – is now available to order

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Volvo Cars aiming for 50% of sales to be fully electric by 2025

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Volvo Cars aims for fully electric cars to make up 50% of its sales by 2025, the company announced in Beijing. The announcement builds on Volvo Cars’ 2017 announcement that all new models released from 2019 will be available as either a mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid or battery-electric vehicle. The company’s strategy to generate half of its sales from electric cars by 2025 positions it as a powerful player in China, the world’s leading market for electrified cars.

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Volkswagen unveils dual-motor 680 hp fully-electric I.D. R Pikes Peak; 0-60 in 2.25s

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Ushering in a new era of Volkswagen motorsport, the brand unveiled its fully-electric supercar—the I.D. The supercar will compete in the Pikes Peak International Hill climb in Colorado Springs on 24 June 24, seeking to beat the existing electric car record of 8:57.118 minutes in the annual “Race to the Clouds.”. The hill climb on Pikes Peak will definitely be a real acid test for the electric drive. Electric (Battery) Motorsport

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Cupra Born to be brand’s first fully electric vehicle

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Seat sub-brand Cupra has confirmed its Born is headed for production

Voltabox to supply Li-ion batteries for the automotive sector, starting with a fully electric van

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Batteries Electric (Battery Germany-based Voltabox AG, a provider of lithium-ion battery systems primarily used in buses for public transportation, forklifts, automated guided vehicles and mining vehicles, is expanding its customer base. The company has recently accelerated pilot projects in the automotive sector, some of which will be transferred to series production in the course of the current fiscal year.

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Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries starting to test the first fully electric Freightliner trucks from end of 2018 onwards

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In June, Daimler Trucks presented two new fully electric trucks from its US-subsidiary Freightliner. Electric (Battery) Heavy-dutyEarlier post.) Now, Daimler announced the two first customers to operate the e-vehicles within their fleet: a total of 30 Freightliner eCascadia and eM2 trucks will be handed over to Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries in the US.

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Karma GSe-6: Fully electric Revero priced vs. Tesla Model S, Lucid Air

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California-based Karma Automotive set pricing Friday for the GSe-6, its upcoming battery electric version of its Revero, until recently slated to be called the Revero GTE.

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DHL Express Partners with Fiat Professional for Further Electrification of Last-Mile delivery

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DHL Express plans to have more than 14,000 electric vans in operation in Europe by 2030 to reduce their carbon emissions. Electric Vans Electric Vehicles DHL Express E-Ducato Fiat E-Ducato Fully-Electric Fiat Professional E-Ducato

Cadillac moving to mostly fully electric EVs by 2030—and back to model names

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General Motors’ Cadillac luxury brand is aiming to release its first electric vehicle as soon as 2021 in China, with most if not all of its vehicles sold globally to be fully electric by 2030. The reiteration that GM EVs are running on schedule comes from a media event Thursday in Detroit, where Cadillac president Steve Carlisle also told

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Will FCA’s electrified Ram pickup be a plug-in hybrid or fully electric?

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Between the GMC Hummer EV, the Ford F-150 Electric, the Lordstown Endurance, and the Rivian R1T, there’s a whole lot of excitement about American-made electric pickups. Amid this hive of battery-electric truck activity, one other longtime American truck. And that’s before picking up the wildcard of the bunch, the Tesla Cybertruck. Plug-In Hybrids

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Ultra-safe, fully electric Volvo XC40 to be revealed in October

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Volvo's first fully electric car, the XC40 small SUV, will be making its global public debut next month

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BMW Group to offer 25 electrified vehicle models by 2025, 12 fully electric

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By 2025, the BMW Group will offer 25 electrified vehicle models—12 of them fully electric, said Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, in a preview briefing before the opening of the Frankfurt Motor Show next week. The Group’s market share for electric drives in Europe is already three times higher than its market share for combustion-powered cars, added Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG, Development.

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JLL taps Proterra for fully electric commuter shuttle bus service in Chicago

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Electric bus manufacturer Proterra and professional services firm JLL announced the first commercial agreement to provide commuter shuttle services via a fleet of 10 electric buses. The lease of 10 Proterra Catalyst shuttle buses represents two industry firsts: The shuttle service will be the first in the country to operate a 100% zero-emission electric bus fleet as well as one of the first commercial customers to lease electric buses.

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Fully-Electric Peugeot 308 Coming In 2023 To Challenge VW ID.3 And Co.

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It's expected to ride on an EV-only variation of the EMP2 platform, called e-VMP

ZF showcases mSTARS electric axle system for axle hybrids or fully electric vehicles

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The vehicle features a 150 kW electric axle drive system for dynamic acceleration. This means that ZF’s electric drive fits effortlessly into the mSTARS system axle carrier. The 150 kW drive unit houses not only the electric motor but also a two-stage, one-speed spur gear drive, a differential, and power electronics along with control software. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Motors Transmissions Vehicle Systems

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