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Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 11, 2019
FCA US reaches settlements on emissions requirements

FCA US reaches settlements on emissions requirements

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that its wholly owned subsidiary FCA US LLC has reached final settlements on civil, environmental and consumer claims with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, the California Air Resources Board, the State of California, 49 other States and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agreeing to pay approximately $400 million in civil penalties to resolve differences over diesel emissions requirements.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 8, 2019
Daimler Trucks invests half a billion Euros in highly automated trucks

Daimler Trucks invests half a billion Euros in highly automated trucks

Daimler Trucks announced that it will invest EUR 500 million over the next years and create more than 200 new jobs in its global push to bring highly automated trucks (SAE level 4) to the road within a decade.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 1, 2019
California transitioning to all-electric public bus fleet by 2040

California transitioning to all-electric public bus fleet by 2040

The California Air Resources Board approved a first-of-its-kind regulation in the United States that sets a statewide goal for public transit agencies to gradually transition to 100 percent zero-emission bus fleets by 2040.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 31, 2018
World-first autonomous trains deployed

World-first autonomous trains deployed

Rio Tinto has successfully deployed AutoHaul, establishing the world's largest robot and first automated heavy-haul, long distance rail network.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 24, 2018
Unmanned delivery service launched in Arizona

Unmanned delivery service launched in Arizona

Nuro has launched the first-ever unmanned delivery service for the general public. People in Scottsdale, Arizona can now have their groceries delivered by the R1, a self-driving, unmanned on-road vehicle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 21, 2018
Electric motorcycles: the search for new markets

Electric motorcycles: the search for new markets

Zero Motorcycles have exhibited at the past two IDTechEx events, and typically showcase their sporty S and off-road DS models, as well as their impressive 45kW electric motors (designed from scratch in California and produced at a factory in China). This year, at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara California, things were markedly different.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 20, 2018
Auto industry reacts to deal on CO2 targets for cars and vans

Auto industry reacts to deal on CO2 targets for cars and vans

The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association takes note of the final deal on the CO2 regulation for cars and vans, setting targets for the years 2025 and 2030, which was struck by the EU member states and the European Parliament.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 18, 2018
LeasePlan and Lightyear to deliver first solar lease car

LeasePlan and Lightyear to deliver first solar lease car

LeasePlan Netherlands will collaborate with Dutch scale-up Lightyear, the first company in the world to develop an electric solar car for consumers. LeasePlan Netherlands will become Lightyear's leasing partner for the Lightyear One, the first car produced by the company. The Pioneer Edition of the Lightyear One is expected to drive on Dutch roads in 2020.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 14, 2018
Vauxhall embarks on electric-focused technology drive

Vauxhall embarks on electric-focused technology drive

Vauxhall will embark on an electric-focused technology drive, which will transform its range over the next two years at a similar rate to its first heady days as a car manufacturer at the start of the last century.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 12, 2018
Scania delivers fuel cell refuse truck

Scania delivers fuel cell refuse truck

Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 11, 2019
FCA US reaches settlements on emissions requirements

FCA US reaches settlements on emissions requirements

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that its wholly owned subsidiary FCA US LLC has reached final settlements on civil, environmental and consumer claims with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice, the California Air Resources Board, the State of California, 49 other States and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, agreeing to pay approximately $400 million in civil penalties to resolve differences over diesel emissions requirements.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 1, 2019
California transitioning to all-electric public bus fleet by 2040

California transitioning to all-electric public bus fleet by 2040

The California Air Resources Board approved a first-of-its-kind regulation in the United States that sets a statewide goal for public transit agencies to gradually transition to 100 percent zero-emission bus fleets by 2040.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 24, 2018
Unmanned delivery service launched in Arizona

Unmanned delivery service launched in Arizona

Nuro has launched the first-ever unmanned delivery service for the general public. People in Scottsdale, Arizona can now have their groceries delivered by the R1, a self-driving, unmanned on-road vehicle.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 20, 2018
Auto industry reacts to deal on CO2 targets for cars and vans

Auto industry reacts to deal on CO2 targets for cars and vans

The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association takes note of the final deal on the CO2 regulation for cars and vans, setting targets for the years 2025 and 2030, which was struck by the EU member states and the European Parliament.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 14, 2018
Vauxhall embarks on electric-focused technology drive

Vauxhall embarks on electric-focused technology drive

Vauxhall will embark on an electric-focused technology drive, which will transform its range over the next two years at a similar rate to its first heady days as a car manufacturer at the start of the last century.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jan 8, 2019
Daimler Trucks invests half a billion Euros in highly automated trucks

Daimler Trucks invests half a billion Euros in highly automated trucks

Daimler Trucks announced that it will invest EUR 500 million over the next years and create more than 200 new jobs in its global push to bring highly automated trucks (SAE level 4) to the road within a decade.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 31, 2018
World-first autonomous trains deployed

World-first autonomous trains deployed

Rio Tinto has successfully deployed AutoHaul, establishing the world's largest robot and first automated heavy-haul, long distance rail network.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 21, 2018
Electric motorcycles: the search for new markets

Electric motorcycles: the search for new markets

Zero Motorcycles have exhibited at the past two IDTechEx events, and typically showcase their sporty S and off-road DS models, as well as their impressive 45kW electric motors (designed from scratch in California and produced at a factory in China). This year, at the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara California, things were markedly different.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 18, 2018
LeasePlan and Lightyear to deliver first solar lease car

LeasePlan and Lightyear to deliver first solar lease car

LeasePlan Netherlands will collaborate with Dutch scale-up Lightyear, the first company in the world to develop an electric solar car for consumers. LeasePlan Netherlands will become Lightyear's leasing partner for the Lightyear One, the first car produced by the company. The Pioneer Edition of the Lightyear One is expected to drive on Dutch roads in 2020.
Electric Vehicles Research
Dec 12, 2018
Scania delivers fuel cell refuse truck

Scania delivers fuel cell refuse truck

Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor.