Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries starting to test the first fully electric Freightliner trucks from end of 2018 onwards

Earlier in June this year, Daimler Trucks presented two new fully electric trucks from its US-subsidiary Freightliner. Now, Daimler officially announced the two first customers to operate the e-vehicles within their fleet: 30 Freightliner eCascadia and eM2 trucks will be handed over

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BYD Wins Largest Electric Bus Order in the Americas

Chinese electric bus maker BYD has signed a deal to deliver 100 pure electric K9FE buses to Chile’s capital Santiago. The collaboration with Chilean energy distributor ENEL will see the delivery of the e-buses and commencement of their operation in the Transantiago,

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Tritium signs deal with IONITY for 100 high-power charging sites across Europe

IONITY has chosen Tritium as its technology partner for the construction of 100 high-power charging sites across Germany, France, UK, Norway and Sweden. The dedicated EV charging stations will have an average of up to six user units, each capable of delivering

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BMW Group sold 60,660 plug-ins year-to-date, up 42%

June deliveries of BMW Gropu’s plug-in vehicles totalled 13,806 vehicles worldwide, an increase of 47.6% on the same month last year and the highest monthly total ever for BMW Group electrified. Year-to-date sales of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI electrified vehicles totalled

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Champion Vergne closes season in style with Audi securing team title in New York

Jean-Eric Vergne picked up his fourth win of the season at the final race of the 2017/18 ABB FIA Formula E Championship in New York to round-off a sensational day of sport for the French nation. The TECHEETAH driver – and newly-crowned

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June 2018 electrified vehicle sales in the US

All major automakers reported June sales numbers for electrified vehicles. Numbers are considerably higher than the totals in June 2017. For the month, more than 25,200 electrified vehicles were sold, including fuel cell vehicles offered by Hyundai, Honda and Toyota, which are only

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Di Grassi takes victory in New York as Vergne clinches Formula E Championship

Lucas di Grassi took his second consecutive win of the season in New York, as Jean-Eric Vergne fought through the field to move out of reach of title rival Sam Bird and secure the ABB FIA Formula E Championship with one round

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Honda And Panasonic To Begin Research Experiment On Battery Sharing

Honda and Panasonic announced plans to conduct a research experiment in Indonesia on battery sharing using the Honda Mobile Power Pack (“Mobile Power Pack”) detachable mobile battery with electric mobility products, including electric motorcycles powered by the Mobile Power Pack. The two

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Mercedes-Benz unveils eCitaro electric bus

It emits zero local emissions and runs almost silently. It combines the thousand fold proven platform of Mercedes-Benz’ best-selling city bus with new technological solutions and an independent design. The all-electric Mercedes‑Benz eCitaro takes electric city buses to a new level and

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Formula E Championship Awarded Highest Level Of Certification For Sustainable Practice

The ABB FIA Formula E Championship has become the first category in motorsport to be awarded with ISO 20121 certification. The accomplishment – granted by SGS following a robust and comprehensive third-party audit – reinforces the commitment of the electric street racing series

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