March 17th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan
We all tend to live in our own circle, our own world to some degree. Some of us are up to date on the transition to EVs and what is truly available, and some are missing that information. Thanks to CALSTART, there's now a great new tool for finding out what is presently available in e-mobility
February 6th, 2020 | by Andy Miles
In the UK we have many traditions going back for centuries. Just as we have a Royal Navy dating back to Tudor times, we also have the Royal Mail dating back to those times — 1512 to be precise. Though, it was indeed royal back then, in the sense of being for the exclusive use of Henry VIII and his agents for matters of state. Charles II, the Stuart king, established the General Post Office as a public service in
January 21st, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
Arrival, a UK manufacturer of electric delivery vans, has secured a $110 million dollar investment from Hyundai and KIA. It says its products are price competitive with conventional vehicles.
December 10th, 2019 | by Kyle Field
BYD is electrifying Bali and Jakarta with a new order for a fleet of 200 of BYD's fully electric T3 vans from the operator of the largest taxi network in Indonesia, PT Blue Bird Tbk. The new order is the largest order for fully electric taxis in history in Indonesia and also sets a new record for BYD for its electric vans outside of China
October 7th, 2019 | by Tomek Gać
Parcel and Postal Expo is the largest event for courier services in Europe and it is taking place in Amsterdam this year. What is different is the new emphasis placed on e-mobility — not only EVs, but also charging infrastructure. Having followed the trade show for a few years now, the shift is visible and e-mobility has never played such a significant role here before. My role has also changed over the years and I am in Amsterdam today with two of my clients that I have the pleasure to provide with consulting services on EV solutions — Voltia and InPost. The big question: what’s on the horizon for electrified postal services
September 29th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba
As I've followed the reveal of Canoo this week, it's something that's coming out of left field for most of us. Like WALL-E when he found the spork, automotive journalists just aren't sure which box Canoo fits into, if any. What nobody's pointing out so far is that we've been here before, and vehicles like this could prove to disrupt industries far outside of the automotive world when combined with autonomous technology
August 25th, 2019 | by Winter Wilson
In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Tomek Gac, Co-Founder of Tesla Shuttle and founder and CEO of Quriers.pl and Energia Słonca, to discuss the successes, challenges, and future of electric delivery vehicles
June 30th, 2019 | by Tomek Gać
This article continues our series on an electric van road trip around Eastern, Central, and Southern Europe (with a gang of motorcycles on the flanks and sometimes in the van)
April 8th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba
I have 4 kids, so you might think I’d consider a minivan, but I’m just not a minivan person. I don’t have anything against them, but they’re just not for me. At all. My mom, on the other hand, loves them. She’s owned a number of different vans and minivans over the years. Her last two vans were Dodge Grand Caravans. She really likes them — enough, apparently, to go for three in a row
April 1st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Last year, EV sales in Australia were 0.2% of total sales. A tiny startup near Brisbane hopes to change all that but could use just a smidgen of help from the federal government.
February 8th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Mercedes and Tesla are talking about working together to bring electric delivery vans to market, in a move that might rekindle the romance between the two companies that goes back almost a decade.
January 9th, 2019 | by Jake Richardson
An all-electric EM2 medium-duty commercial cargo truck was delivered by Daimler Trucks North America to Penske in Los Angeles recently to fulfill Daimler's promise to make one available to a customer in 2018.
December 30th, 2018 | by Tim Dixon
Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, our November 2018 edition. As the year starts to close, we are still getting interesting developments from China, but we have to cover the numerous developments in November before getting to those. In order to aggregate and summarize the November highlights, here’s another edition of our monthly China × Cleantech feature, also published over on the “Future Trends” section of our website. See last month's edition for more
September 7th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson
Led by Global Action Plan in partnership with Engie, the UK Clean Van Commitment is an initiative which aims to get 2,400 new electric vans in operation by 2020, and for 18,000 new electric vans to replace diesel vans by 2028.
August 20th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
Jacek Fior, Tomek Gać, and I got together for another Titillating Tesla Tidbits chat. Check out the video or read the summary in text below the video to see if you really truly want to hit play. Head on over to Facebook if you'd rather watch and share there
July 12th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
John DiLuna, corporate fleet manager for WB Mason, says he and his drivers have learned a lot from driving 4 Workhorse E-GEN plug-in hybrid delivery vans over the past 6 months. Read on to learn more.
June 8th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Ryder has announced that it has placed a reservation for 500 fully electric medium-duty panel vans from California-based Chanje Energy. As the exclusive sales channel and service provider for Chanje's medium-duty vehicles, the reservation for 500 of Chanje's vans will be executed as downstream lease agreements are finalized
May 30th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Daimler is opening up more and more options for customer to go electric with the introduction of its new Mercedes-Benz eSprinter. The platform is especially exciting due to its appeal to fleets as a delivery vehicle and consumers as a recreational vehicle
May 16th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
Our "What Changed ... ?" feature tries to cut through the "noise" (that is, review articles, op-eds, superfluous analyses, announcements about the not-so-near future, fun anecdotes, etc.) in order to highlight significant news in the EV industry, solar energy industry, and energy storage industry each month. Here's an update on what was actually new in the electric vehicle world in April
April 23rd, 2018 | by James Ayre
Nissan has opened the order books for the new, refreshed version of the e-NV200 all-electric light-duty van, according to a new press release from the company. It should be realized, though, that deliveries aren't slated to begin until December in Japan, and later than that elsewhere
April 6th, 2018 | by James Ayre
Volkswagen will be officially unveiling its new all-electric van, the eCrafter, at the upcoming Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham (UK)
April 3rd, 2018 | by James Ayre
The US-based office products dealer W.B. Mason has now taken delivery of its Ryder-managed fleet of Workhorse E-GEN electric, range-extended step vans
March 26th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The all-electric all-wheel-drive N-Gen van from Workhorse will be unveiled to the public for the first time on March 28 at the San Francisco city hall. It will be available to customers in the Bay Area starting in April.