BMW and Daimler merge mobility services

The moovel on-demand service offered in KVV. mobil app powered by moovel. Bildnachweis/picture credits: Peter Hennrich

The partners plan to combine and expand in the areas of carsharing, ride-hailing, parking, charging and multimodality BMW and Daimler have said they will join forces to create “a single source for sustainable urban mobility services.” The companies intend to offer customers a full ecosystem of intelligent mobility services, available …

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Efficient Drivetrains electrifies US school buses

BlueBird electric school bus, powered by EDI PowerDrive.

US$4.4-million DOE program speeds up the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel school buses Efficient Drivetrains (EDI) has been selected as the electric drivetrain provider for a program implemented by the United States Department of Energy (DOE). Combined with matched funding from other public and private entities in California, the …

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20,000 Jaguar I-PACEs could be driverless

Jaguar I-PACE fitted with Waymo sensor package

Jaguar’s I-PACE will join Waymo’s self-driving fleet of cars from 2020, as the driverless firm’s first premium electric SUV Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Waymo (formerly Google’s self-driving car project) have announced a long-term strategic partnership. Under the agreement, the two companies have said they will develop the world’s first “premium” …

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Daimler Trucks hands over FUSO eCanter trucks to UK owners

Daimler Trucks delivers first electric FUSO eCanter trucks to customers in the UK.

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, part of Daimler Trucks, has handed over its first all-electric light-duty FUSO eCanter to UK customers in London Daimler Trucks has handed over the first all-electric FUSO eCanter trucks to customers in Great Britain. The world’s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles is thus bringing …

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UPS beats grid constraints of EV charging

UPS EV, London.

The breakthrough allows UPS to increase the number of EVs from 65 to 170 trucks in the London site A UPS-led consortium has deployed a new charging technology in London that overcomes the challenge of simultaneously recharging an entire fleet of electric vehicles without the need for the expensive upgrade …

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