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EDI powers PHEV cement mixer

EDI - Shannxi Class 8 cement mixer

Efficient Drivetrains partners with China’s Shannxi to supply PHEV drivetrain for Class 8 cement truck California-based Efficient Drivetrains Inc. (EDI) has announced an interesting new expansion of its portfolio into the construction industry. In partnership with China’s Shannxi Automotive, the world’s tenth largest medium and heavy duty truck manufacturer, the …

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Proterra introduces DuoPower drivetrain

Proterra Catalyst XR

US bus-maker develops DuoPower drivetrain, twin-motor setup with twice the power of a comparable diesel At this year’s American Public Transit Association (APTA) Annual Meeting electric bus-maker Proterra announced that it had introduced the DuoPower drivetrain for Catalyst battery-electric buses. Using the DuoPower drivetrain, the Catalyst bus will now have almost …

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Alstom begins production at first Indian electric locomotive facility

Alstom Prima T8. Source: Alstom

Production has started at the company’s first electric locomotive factory in Madhepura, India Alstom has successfully commenced production at its greenfield electric locomotive manufacturing facility in India. Located at Madhepura, in the state of Bihar, it is Alstom’s first electric locomotive manufacturing facility in the country. The factory will produce …

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