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General Motors CEO confirms plans for Electric Pickup Truck to take on Ford, Rivian & Tesla

Just days after the announcement of Fords $500 million USD investment in EV start up Rivian, General Motors has now announced it would also develop an all electrified pickup truck. General Motors CEO Mary Barra confirmed plans for an all-electric full-size truck during Tuesday’s quarterly financial results call to investors. Barra said that electric “full-size…

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Australia already has a successful electric vehicle manufacturer that is expanding rapidly overseas

Australia already has a successful electric vehicle manufacturer that is expanding rapidly overseas without any support from government. SEA Electric, based in Victoria, has an order bank running into hundreds for its battery-powered commercial vehicles and has just set up an assembly operation in Los Angeles to supply the US. Founded six years ago, it…

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is electrifying the 2018 IAA Show with five new zero-emission models

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is electrifying the industry with an electric mobility campaign. At the 69th IAA Commercial Vehicles show (20 to 27 September), the specialist in innovative transport solutions is presenting no less than five new zero-emission vehicles – creating a new matrix of electric mobility for commercial use. Making their world debuts are the…

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Engine giant Cummins has unveiled their new lithium-ion batteries for its electric & hybrid powertrain range

Engine manufacturer Cummins has unveiled its new lithium-ion battery range at the recent Battery Show Europe in Hannover, Germany. Cummins is the world’s largest independent designer and manufacturer of diesel engines and they power more types of equipment in more markets than any other engine brand so to see them switching to electric is a…

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Daimler Trucks has delivered the first of its all-electric FUSO eCanter to European customers.

Daimler Trucks has delivered the first of its all-electric FUSO eCanter to European customers. The renowned global logistics companies DHL, DB Schenker, Rhenus and Dachser will now use the all-electric light-duty truck in series production in their fleet. These FUSO eCanter will play an important part in each companies’ sustainable fleet management, especially in urban…

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Yosemite National Park in California’s iconic Sierra Nevada Mountains buys two Proterra electric buses

Proterra has announced that Yosemite National Park will add two Proterra Catalyst buses to its fleet. Situated in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains, Yosemite is the first U.S. National Park to permanently add zero-emission buses to its shuttle fleet, offering its visitors a modern, ecologically-friendly transportation option. Last year, the National Park Service (NPS) recorded 331…

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Urban transport is going electric and diesel-driven trucks and buses will soon be a thing of the past

Diesel-driven distribution trucks, delivery vehicles and buses in cities will soon be a thing of the past according to Volkswagen Truck & Bus who is working hard on solutions that will electrify urban transport. Particulate matter, carbon dioxide and noise emissions are some of the biggest challenges that cities face. Improved drive concepts for city…

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