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Workhorse launches production of NGEN-1000 electric van

NGEN-1000 electric delivery van

NGEN-1000 goes into production at Workhorse’s Midwest plant US-based Workhorse Group has started the initial production of a new light-weight NGEN-1000 electric delivery vehicle with a grill-less front end. The NGEN-1000 has a curb weight of 4,000 lbs (1,814 kg), less than one-half of what a traditional diesel step-van weighs. …

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Gilbarco Veeder-Root makes minority investment in Tritium

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Gilbarco Veeder-Root will start selling Tritium’s EV charging products Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a Fortive Corporation business, has made a minority investment in Tritium, a privately held electric vehicle charging manufacturer. Tritium specialises in the design and manufacture of DC fast charging solutions for EVs. Established in 2001, it launched its first …

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Nikola raises US$100 million in August

Hydrogen-electric truck

Hydrogen-electric truck maker Nikola Motor raised US$100 million in August and expects its US$200 million C round to be oversubscribed Nikola Motor CEO Trevor Milton has announced that he anticipates the company’s US$200 million C round will be oversubscribed with more than US$100 million already raised and funded this month. …

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Dendrobium e-hypercar to be manufactured in the UK

Dendrobium D-1 electric hypercar

Dendrobium D-1 aims to set a new post-Brexit standard of British supercar technology A new company, Dendrobium Automotive Ltd, has been established in the UK which will be in charge of the development and production of the Dendrobium D-1 electric hypercar. Dendrobium D-1 was first introduced at the Geneva International …

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Smart chargers overtake the Netherlands

An Allego fast charger in action

Ecotap and Allego will install and operate 4,500 public charging sockets in the Netherlands The Dutch provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel have awarded a contract to charger manufacturer Ecotap and Allego to install and operate 4,500 public EV chargers in 43 cities. The initiative will increase four times the availability …

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Hungary’s Mobiliti orders Tritium fast chargers

Representatives from NKM Mobiliti and Tritium

100 e-chargers to be installed in strategic locations by the end of 2018 NKM Mobilitas (Mobiliti), a subsidiary of National Utilities, the state Hungarian utilities provider which supplies gas and electricity to 4.2 million households, has ordered the first 12 Veefil-RT 50-kW DC fast chargers from Brisbane-based Tritium. The fast …

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