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.
March 25th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
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March 9th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
All-electric Renault Kangoo Van Z.E.33 voted ‘Best Green Van’ at Business Van of the Year Awards for the second year in a row
January 31st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Waymo has ordered "thousands" more Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid autonomous cars for use in its ride-hailing and ridesharing services in several US cities
January 31st, 2018 | by James Ayre
Deliveries of the first all-electric Maxus EV80 vans has now begun in Europe — with the German firm Maske Fleet being amongst the first there to receive the new offerings — according to an email sent to CleanTechnica
January 11th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Workhorse has brought its W-15 plug-in hybrid pickup truck, N-Gen delivery van, and SureFly helicopter to CES 2018, where CEO Steve Burns announced that the company is now accepting reservations for the W-15 from private individuals.
January 6th, 2018 | by Tim Dixon
Electric vehicles are not all sexy next-generation roadsters or Chinese AI-linked car startups — the mundane backbone of the economy of logistics vehicles is also undergoing electrification. Tesla brought much rightful attention to its electric semi, but in China a large shift in medium- and short-range logistics vehicles is also happening
December 23rd, 2017 | by James Ayre
The first all-electric e-Crafter vans have now been delivered to customers by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Surprisingly (since large companies don't typically like to put bull horns behind their entrances into hot new markets), an official event was held to mark the first deliveries of the new product. The event was held at the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles headquarters in Hannover, Germany
December 20th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart
In part 1 of this Chanje electric van review, we looked at the Chanje electric van's background and some of its features. In this second part, we take a look at what Chanje brings to the table for fleet owners if they turn from simple vehicles operators to energy management and vehicle coordination. Chanje is a game changer, and this time, pun intended
December 20th, 2017 | by James Ayre
The Renault Kangoo ZE — the current iteration of which (the Kangoo ZE 33) possesses a 124 mile real-world range and is available in a number of different body types meant to suit different uses — won the "Green Award" at the 2018 What Van? Awards that took place in London on December 13th