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Motiv Power Systems to offer BMW batteries on electric chassis for commercial vehicles

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Motiv will use BMW’s EPIC chassis across its entire range Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric fleet chassis for trucks and buses, has announced a supply agreement with Munich-based BMW to integrate BMW’s lithium-ion battery packs into its EPIC chassis. Representing a strong vote of confidence by …

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Meritor launches 22 electrification programmes with global OEMs through 2020

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A major fleet customer will begin operating pick-up and delivery trucks using Meritor’s electric drive systems in the first half of 2019 Meritor has 22 electrification programmes with global OEMs that is expected to put at least 130 fully electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks on the road through 2020. …

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Toyota and Kenworth collaborate to develop zero emission trucks

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The hydrogen-powered trucks will help the Port of Los Angeles reduce emissions Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America are collaborating to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. This collaboration is part of a US$41-million Zero and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) …

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Rivian debuts R1T pickup

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Rivian will fully unveil its R1T truck and R1S SUV on November 27 Rivian, an electric vehicle manufacturer, has released information about the first of its two Electric Adventure Vehicles, the R1T, an all-electric, five-passenger pickup. The automaker will introduce its fully electric SUV, the R1S, along with the R1T …

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AVEVAI unveils supercapacitor-powered IONA e-LCVs

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AVEVAI uses supercapacitors to increase its EVs’ range and lifespan AVEVAI, a new B2B e-mobility and logistics solutions and technology provider based in Singapore, will launch its innovative range of IONA electric light commercial vehicles (e-LCVs) at the fifth Guangzhou International Electric Vehicles Show in China (16-25 November 2018). Its …

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NVIDIA to power Chinese autonomous vehicle startup

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FAW Group will use NVIDIA’s chips to power a fleet of self-driving trucks At the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in China this week, upstart automakers, trucking companies and leading suppliers announced their selection of NVIDIA DRIVE AGX as the platform for their upcoming self-driving systems. Xavier is fully automotive grade …

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