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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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Nikola launches hydrogen-electric truck for European market

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The Nikola Tre will be on display on April 16-17 at Nikola World in Phoenix In response to widespread interest from European customers, Nikola Motor Company has created a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets. Guests at the April 16-17 Nikola World in Phoenix will be able to view a prototype …

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks delivers new eActros to Meyer-Logistik

Vollelektrischer Mercedes-Benz Lkw für den schweren Verteilerverkehr: Hamburger Supermärkte werden ab jetzt elektrisch beliefert: Mercedes-Benz Trucks übergibt eActros an Meyer-LogistikFully electric Mercedes-Benz truck for heavy-duty distribution: Ha

The new truck is part of Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ eActros innovation fleet Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered an all-electric eActros to Meyer-Logistik for on-road testing. For one year, the company test-drive a 25-tonne truck with a refrigeration unit for transporting temperature-sensitive foodstuffs from the warehouse to different supermarkets in the centre of …

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Volvo Trucks to introduce all-electric trucks in North America

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The Volvo LIGHTS project has received US$44.8 million of funding As part of an innovative partnership between the Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure, Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric truck demonstrators in California next year, and commercialise …

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Mitsubishi to help electric refrigerated trucks stay cool

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Mitsubishi’s new reefers are designed to work with electric trucks Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems (MHI Thermal Systems) has started commercial production of all-electric truck/trailer reefers engineered exclusively for the electric refrigerated trucks. The reefers, dubbed the Hino Profia COOL Hybrids, will be launched in summer 2019 by Hino Motors. …

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