Toyota North America joins Auto/Steel Partnership

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Toyota Motor North America has joined the Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP).

Cummins to introduce 15-liter natural gas engine for North America; basis for hydrogen engine under development

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Cummins Inc. will bring to market a 15-liter natural gas engine for heavy-duty trucks. The 15-liter natural gas engine is an important part of Cummins strategy for its path to zero emissions.

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Hyundai North America joins Shell Hydrogen’s Project Neptune to grow hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California

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Hyundai Motor North America (HMNA) has joined Equilon Enterprises LLC (d/b/a Shell Oil Products US), also referred to as Shell Hydrogen, in Project Neptune to grow the hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California. —Olabisi Boyle, vice president of Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Hyundai Motor North America.

ADL unveils its first electric three-axle double-deck bus for North America: Enviro500EV CHARGE

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NFI), unveiled its first electric three-axle double deck bus for North America. The Enviro500EV CHARGE is the North American all-electric version of the world’s best-selling double deck bus, and is produced by NFI subsidiary Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL).

Nissan expands R&D with new Safety Advancement Lab in North America

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Nissan has expanded its Michigan-based engineering center, Nissan Technical Center North America (NTCNA), with a more than $40-million Safety Advancement Lab for vehicle safety testing.

Proterra sells more than 1,000 electric buses in North America

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With Broward County’s purchase, Proterra has now sold more than 1,000 battery-electric transit buses in North America. Introduced in September, the Proterra ZX5 features the most energy storage and longest drive range of any 40-foot electric bus available in North America today. Proterra announced that Broward County Transit (BCT) has agreed to purchase 12 40-foot Proterra ZX5 battery-electric transit buses with 660 kWh of onboard energy and the DuoPower drivetrain.

Hyundai reveals IONIQ 5 EV for North America

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IONIQ 5 will initially be sold in Hyundai stores in the 10 zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) states plus Texas, Florida, Illinois, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Arizona followed by a broader rollout in 2022.

Honda and General Motors sign MoU toward establishing a strategic alliance in North America

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General Motors and Honda today signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) following extensive preliminary discussions toward establishing a North American automotive alliance.

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Stellantis tests two new connected safety notification technologies in North America

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Stellantis is exploring two new connected safety notification technologies—Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) and Safety Cloud—in North America, giving drivers advanced notification warnings of potential hazards in their path. Greater connectivity speeds, improved hardware and expanded software expertise have opened new opportunities for Stellantis with safety systems being one of the many areas we focus on.

Stellantis and LG Energy are going to open a joint ‘gigafactory’ in North America

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Amsterdam-headquartered global auto manufacturer Stellantis and South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution today announced that they will form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for North America.

Trillium completes construction of largest hydrogen transit refueling station in North America

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Trillium has completed construction of the largest hydrogen transit refueling station in North America.

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NFI Unveils its 1st Zero-Emission, 3-Axle Double Deck Bus for North America, the Alexander Dennis Enviro500EV CHARGE

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The Enviro500EV CHARGE is the North American all-electric version of the world’s best-selling […]. The post NFI Unveils its 1st Zero-Emission, 3-Axle Double Deck Bus for North America, the Alexander Dennis Enviro500EV CHARGE appeared first on EV Obsession.

Enel X launches new electric mobility business in North America

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Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, launched its new electric mobility unit in North America by integrating the company’s US-based electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions subsidiary, formerly known as eMotorWerks, into the Enel X brand. Enel X holds the leading position in demand response programmes globally, with more than 6 GW of demand response capacity currently managed and assigned in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania.

ATC Drivetrain launches remanufacturing solutions for electric vehicles in North America and Asia

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ATC Drivetrain, an independent global remanufacturer of automotive powertrain and drivetrain systems, is launching remanufacturing capabilities for electric vehicle systems at its Oklahoma City, OK facility to serve the North American automotive market and at its Zhangjiang, China facility to serve the Asian automotive market.

Schlumberger New Energy and Panasonic Energy of North America partner on new battery-grade DLE lithium production process

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Situated in Clayton Valley, Nevada, the pilot plant is just 200 miles from Panasonic’s large-scale advanced battery manufacturing operation, Panasonic Energy of North America, in Sparks, Nevada.

Volvo Trucks North America demonstrates pilot electric VNR models; Volvo LIGHTS

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Volvo Trucks North America offered a first look at its Class 8 battery-electric project trucks during an exclusive event at TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, California.

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Super Soco CPx 55 MPH electric maxiscooter coming to North America

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Australia-based Vmoto’s Super Soco brand has become a popular two-wheeled electric vehicle option on several continents, and now the company’s largest and most powerful electric scooter is coming to North America.

Tesla pure vision Autopilot now rolling out in North America

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently announced that pure vision Autopilot is now rolling out in North America. Replying to a Teslarati Twitter post, Elon Musk announced the rollout of pure vision Autopilot in North America, along with some other details about Full-Self Driving (FSD).

Ultium Cells and Li-Cycle collaborate to expand recycling in North America

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Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture between General Motors and LG Energy Solution, announced an agreement with Li-Cycle to recycle up to 100% of the material scrap from battery cell manufacturing.

Hino to use Cummins engines in MD and HD trucks for North America; shifting resources to Project Z BEV development

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Hino Trucks intends to produce medium- and heavy-duty Hino trucks with Cummins engines for sale in North America. Hino will begin production of Cummins-powered trucks at the West Virginia and the Woodstock plant in October 2021, using engines built by Cummins at their Rocky Mount Engine Plant in North Carolina. Hino intends to offer Cummins B6.7 and L9 engines in Hino’s L and XL Series models by the end of 2021.

Toyota and Hino Trucks jointly developing Class 8 fuel cell electric truck for North America

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Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and Hino Trucks have agreed to develop jointly a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck (FCET) for the North American market.

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Audi opens Automated Driving Development R&D office in Silicon Valley; ADAS specifically for North America

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Audi has opened its new Audi Automated Driving Development (A2D2) R&D office in San Jose to create Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) specifically for the North American market. —Frank Grosshauser, senior director, ADAS, Audi of America.

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New Honda Prologue EV to go on sale in North America in 2024; Acura EV to follow

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Honda’s first new volume ba ttery-electric vehicle—an electric SUV coming to market in early 2024—will be named “Prologue,” signaling a new electrified era that will lead to the company’s vision for 100% zero emission vehicle sales in North America by 2040. This vision calls for the sales ratio of battery-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles in North America to progress from 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2035 to 100% by 2040.

Alsco Uniforms North America launches fleet electrification program with Motiv Power Systems

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Motiv Power Systems announced the deployment of four all-electric step vans with Alsco, a global uniform service company.

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Tesla launches CCS adapter in Korea, confirms coming to North America ‘soon’

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However, the automaker has also confirmed that it is coming to North America “soon.” ” more… The post Tesla launches CCS adapter in Korea, confirms coming to North America ‘soon’ appeared first on Electrek.

Tesla counters Model 3 SR+ delays with LFP packs in North America

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Due to limited supply and strong customer demand, we are introducing the Model 3 Standard Range Plus battery pack, which we already released in Europe and Asia, to North America. Is this confirmation that the Asia/Europe LFP Model 3 is coming to North America?

Volta Trucks accelerates expansion with 3 new vehicles, plans for North America

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In what the manufacturer is calling its “Road-to-Zero Emissions” strategy, Volta Trucks is focused on decarbonizing the logistic industry beginning with Europe, with expansions now planned for North America and Asia.

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.

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Tesla CCS1 Adapter: 'Available In North America Soon'

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It's now officially launched in South Korea and offers up to 150 kW output

Volvo Trucks to begin selling all-electric trucks in North America in 2020

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As part of an innovative partnership between the Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure ( earlier post ), Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric truck demonstrators in California next year, and commercialize them in North America in 2020. —Peter Voorhoeve, President of Volvo Trucks North America.

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Tesla set to dominate North America’s used car market as officials ponder 2nd-hand EV incentives

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The post Tesla set to dominate North America’s used car market as officials ponder 2nd-hand EV incentives appeared first on TESLARATI.

Mercedes Really Wants The EQS To Succeed In North America

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The manufacturer held off launching other EQ models in America so that it could start with its halo electric model

Harley deploys serial 1 electric bikes in Europe & North America

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Harley deploys serial 1 electric bikes in Europe & North America. Harley-Davidson the world’s leading electric bike company has introduced its first adventure bike, the Pan America.

Bitcoin Miners In North America Are Accepting Elon Musk’s Challenge To Accelerate Sustainability

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The post Bitcoin Miners In North America Are Accepting Elon Musk’s Challenge To Accelerate Sustainability appeared first on EV Obsession.

Toronto now has the largest fleet of electric buses in North America on the road with arrival of third new electric bus model

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The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is now operating the largest fleet of electric buses in North America. The milestone comes as the TTC’s third new electric bus model is now road ready and starting to go into service. Our government’s investment in the TTC’s electric bus pilot program is a sign of our commitment to made-in-Canada clean technology and an important step toward our target of 5,000 electric buses in Canada’s fleets over the next five years.

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Hyundai delivers first 7 XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks in Europe; plans for North America and China; 2,000 units per year by 2021

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The delivery of XCIENT Fuel Cell marks the official entry of Hyundai’s commercial vehicles in the European market, a touchstone for the company’s expansion into the North American and Chinese commercial markets. With successful delivery of the first XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks, we proudly announce our plan to expand beyond Europe to North America and China where we are already making great progress. The North American market will also get a 6x4 tractor model.

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GM North America recalls year-to-date: 15,809,846

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GM released a running total of its recalls in the US and in North America for the first and second quarters of 2014: 13,791,211 vehicles in the US, with a North American total of 15,809,846. Click to enlarge. Brief

FEV North America, Inc. opening office in Silicon Valley

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FEV North America, Inc. Zelasko will report to Joachim Wolschendorf, executive vice president and CSO of FEV North America, Inc. Additional staff will come from FEV's North American headquarters in Auburn Hills combined, as necessary, with locally-sourced staffing. FEV) has established an office in Sunnyvale, California, citing a thriving automotive electronics industry on the West Coast, as well as overwhelming customer demands.

Proterra Selected by Capital Metro in One of the Largest Electric Transit Bus Procurements in North America

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The post Proterra Selected by Capital Metro in One of the Largest Electric Transit Bus Procurements in North America appeared first on EV Obsession.

Ford Celebrates One Millionth Transit Produced In North America

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The all-electric version will join the party later this year

Mitsubishi introduces Concept GC-PHEV SUV to North America

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Mitsubishi staged the North American debut of its Concept GC-PHEV (“Grand Cruiser”)—a next-generation full-size crossover plug-in hybrid. Concept GC-PHEV. Click to enlarge. Earlier post.) The Concept GC-PHEV features a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 gasoline engine paired with a high-output electric motor; 12 kWh lithium-ion battery; 8-speed automatic transmission; and Mitsubishi Motors’ advanced full-time Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) all-wheel drive.

Jaguar delivers first I-Pace electric crossover in North America

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Jaguar confirmed its first retail delivery of the I-Pace electric crossover Monday, a few weeks ahead of the company’s early November target for retail sales. The I-Pace isn’t late, but a vehicle like it has been a long time coming. It’s the first of what we can rightfully call a rival to the Tesla Model S fastback sedan and

Volvo Trucks North America teams up with Perceptive Automata and DHE to explore human behavior prediction for the trucking industry

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Recently Volvo Trucks North America, along with automated vehicle software provider Perceptive Automata and customer Dependable Highway Express (DHE), showcased a collaborative innovation project designed to strengthen safety capabilities for the trucking industry through automation.

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