electric trucks

The megawatt charger on the ETCA site. June 2024. Image from Shell.

Shell Opens Megawatt Charger for Trucks & Vessels in Amsterdam

Shell has developed and commissioned its first megawatt charger at the Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam (ETCA). Both electric trucks and electric ships can use the charging system. The capacity of the megawatt charger is approximately equal to three regular 350kW fast chargers that trucks now charge with. “We want to … [continued]

Battery-Electric Mega Trip: eActros 600 on its way to the Northernmost & Southernmost Points in…

Two near-series eActros 600 prototypes set off from Frankfurt am Main Most extensive test run in the history of Mercedes-Benz Trucks Battery-electric long-haul trucks are traveling more than 13.000 kilometers through more than 20 countries – each truck underway with 40 tons total towing weight Karin Rådström, CEO Mercedes-Benz Trucks, … [continued]

Mr. Vinay Pathak, Vice President & Business Head – SCVPU, Tata Motors and Mr. Maxson Lewis, Founder & CEO of Magenta Mobility during the Ace EV key handover ceremony. Image Tata Motors

Tata Motors Deploys Over 100 Units of Tata Ace EV to Magenta Mobility

Magenta Mobility Deepens Collaboration with Tata Motors Deploys over 100 units of Tata Ace EV — India’s most advanced, zero-emission small commercial vehicle Magenta Mobility, an integrated electric mobility solutions provider, solidifies its partnership with Tata Motors, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, with the deployment of over 100 units of Tata … [continued]

The MAN eTruck is very well received by customers. The start of sales has exceeded the expectations with already around 2,000 orders and order inquiries. Image from MAN Truck & Bus

MAN eTruck Continues to Gain Momentum

Just seven months after the start of sales: Almost 2,000 order inquiries and orders for the new eTruck  Almost all vehicles in the ‘Exclusive Early Fleet’ sold  Largest individual order to date: 100 eTrucks to Jacky Perrenot in France Sales to municipal customers are also increasing MAN Executive Board Member … [continued]

2,000 Quality Jobs: Accelera by Cummins, Daimler Truck & PACCAR Complete Battery Joint Venture To…

Accelera™ by Cummins, the zero-emissions business segment of Cummins Inc. [NYSE: CMI], Daimler Trucks & Buses US Holding LLC [a Daimler Truck Group Company; DAX: DTR0CK; “Daimler Truck”] and PACCAR [NASDAQ: PCAR] have selected Marshall County, Mississippi, as the future site of advanced battery cell manufacturing for their planned joint venture. The joint … [continued]

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Electric Shuttle Buses, Wireless Charging, Autonomous Service: Next Steps In Support Transport

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week awarded nearly $900 million in rebates to help more than 500 school districts buy about 3,400 clean school buses — 92% of them electric. Electric buses and electric shuttle buses have enjoyed fast-growing adoption in recent years due to their potential benefits … [continued]

The EV Star REEFERX is a one-piece box design with a modern look that’s easy to repair, assemble and flat pack for dealer assembly. Its three-inch thick PET (polyethylene terephthalate) foam, made from recyclable materials, mitigates temperature variations and is a closed cell foam composite which will not absorb water.

GreenPower Unveils the EV Star REEFER X — New, Modern, All-Electric Refrigerated Medium-Duty Truck

The all-new EV Star REEFERX features a customizable design with versatile box configurations including multi-temperature zones and a lighter body that allows for an increased payload capacity of up to 5,500 lb for various industries and applications LOS ANGELES, California — GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (NASDAQ: GP) (TSXV: GPV) (“GreenPower”), … [continued]

BYD electric trucks. Image courtesy of BYD.

What You Need to Know About Advanced Clean Fleets: Funding, Flexibility, & FAQs

It’s been just over a year since the California Air Resources Board unanimously adopted the Advanced Clean Fleets (ACF) Rule, which requires the largest commercial and public fleets operating in the state to gradually transition to zero-emission trucks and buses over the next two decades. By accelerating the adoption of zero-emission … [continued]