Volkswagen ID.7 Tourer Pro S. Image from VW.

Long-Distance Volkswagen ID.7, Japan Post Orders 3,000 (More) Minicab Electric Vehicles — Cleantech News Roundup

Japan Post is not a newcomer to the notion of using electric vehicles (EVs) to save money as well as the environment. Mitsubishi supplied the Japan Post with electric vehicles (EVs) roughly 11 years ago — 5,000 Minicab-MiEVs, the Minicab EV’s precursor. Now, a fresh Mitsubishi Motors order has been … [continued]

Battery cells. Image from Mercedes-Benz.

Battery Technologies of the Future: Mercedes-Benz eCampus Opens at Stuttgart-Untertürkheim Headquarters

New competence centre for development of innovative, high-performance battery cells and new manufacturing processes Ola Källenius: “Our goal is to reduce battery costs by more than 30 percent in the coming years” In 2024, Mercedes-Benz will invest 14 billion euros in research and development and in its plants – a … [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]