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Daimler launches first all-electric truck in series production

Daimler launches first all-electric truck in series production

Sep 20, 2017 United States
The FUSO eCanter is the world's first series-produced all-electric light-duty truck and will be delivered to customers starting this year in the US, Europe and Japan
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Global program to speed up switch to electric vehicles

Global program to speed up switch to electric vehicles

Sep 20, 2017 Worldwide
A new business campaign designed to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles and infrastructure has been launched by The Climate Group.
Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi alliance in electric push, robo-taxis

Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi alliance in electric push, robo-taxis

Sep 19, 2017 Japan, France
Alliance 2022, a six-year plan, has set a new target to double annual synergies to €10 billion by the end of the plan.
World's largest electric vehicle

World's largest electric vehicle

Sep 18, 2017 Switzerland
A Swiss consortium of companies is constructing the largest electric vehicle in the world - in record time.
Goodbye roadside charging stations

Goodbye roadside charging stations

Sep 12, 2017 Worldwide
Once we had rows of ugly stalks along the roadside that took your coins for parking - or more often failed to take your coins for parking. Unloved, they have now largely gone and no one mourns their passing. Unfortunately, in
EV clustered charging can be problematic for electrical utilities

EV clustered charging can be problematic for electrical utilities

Sep 8, 2017 1 Canada
Electric utilities are seeking solutions to problems resulting from clustered electric vehicle charging. Electricity generation is not an obstacle, instead it is at the local level, the so called 'the last mile', that the problem occurs.
The myth of EV charging station proliferation

The myth of EV charging station proliferation

Sep 6, 2017 Worldwide
Charging station manufacturers would have you believe that they will swamp the world with their products although they typically have no payback. The argument is that they are essential for the deployment of the pure electric on-road vehicles considered vital in combatting both global warming and deaths in cities from noxious emissions.
Porsche trials full electric 40 tonners for logistics

Porsche trials full electric 40 tonners for logistics

Sep 5, 2017 Germany
The companies that together have sunk billions into fuel cell vehicles used to argue that the heavy things like buses and trucks could only be electrified with fuel cell. However, China is soon to celebrate 200,000 large pure electric buses in regular use and volume production of fuel cell buses has yet to begin.
Royal Mail trialling fully electric commercial vehicles

Royal Mail trialling fully electric commercial vehicles

Sep 1, 2017 United Kingdom
Royal Mail are currently trialling fully electric commercial vehicles from their Mount Pleasant depot in central London.
Electric delivery vehicle tech prototyped

Electric delivery vehicle tech prototyped

Aug 29, 2017 United Kingdom
A technology demonstrator for a new type of electric delivery vehicle which could make the courier industry greener and more efficient has been developed.
aCar the electric all-rounder

aCar the electric all-rounder

Aug 24, 2017 Germany
An electric car for Africa, custom-designed for the needs of the population there, that strengthens rural structures and helps drive the economy.