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California takes out the trash!

The Motiv All-Electric Powertrain, installed on the Sacramento electric refuse truck
Source: PRNewsfoto/Motiv Power Systems

The city of Sacramento, capital of California, has taken another step towards electrification of utilities following the delivery of its first all-electric rubbish truck Several companies have been brought onboard to provide the various components of the Electric Refuse Vehicle (ERV). Motiv Power Systems provides a scalable, modular all-electric powertrain …

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NEVS shows off autonomous concept

Source: NEVS

The InMotion concept is a level-5 autonomous EV with a minimalist interior National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the Swedish-Chinese holding company which acquired the assets of bankrupt automaker Saab in 2012, revealed its latest autonomous concept vehicle at CES Asia last week. Following a noticeable trend e-mobility naming, the “InMotion …

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Ola & Mahindra team up in Nagpur

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Fleet of 200 EVs will be made available throughout the city for public and private transport Ola and Mahindra have partnered with the Government of India to provide new electric transport options in Nagpur. The project will incorporate vehicles across different sectors, including e-buses, e-cabs, e-rickshaws and EVs together on …

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Hermes set to send Mercedes electric vans soaring with new fleet purchase

Hanjo Schneider and Volker Mornhinweg
Source: Daimler

It has been announced that Daimler and Hermes have finalised an agreement for the courier service to purchase up to 1500 all-electric fleet vehicles. Initially, the partnership will undergo a trial phase, starting in 2018, which could lead to the full fleet implementation going through by 2020. Hermes intends to …

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UPS trials fuel cell-powered BEV

UPS FCEV

Prototype delivery truck will be battery-powered, with a hydrogen fuel cell “range extender” Joining a stream of courier and logistics companies making forays into electrified transportation, UPS is to deploy a prototype extended-range fuel cell EV (FCEV) in its “Rolling Laboratory” fleet. The company will work with the US Department …

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