Ford reveals production version of new Transit Custom PHEV

Ford’s Transit Custom strengthens its position as Europe’s leading one-tonne van with the public debut of the new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model, shown for the first time in production form at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany. The Transit Custom

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Cummins Debuts PowerDrive Plug-in Hybrid Powertrain in Hannover

Cummins Inc. unveiled the PowerDrive, an advanced suite of plug-in hybrid electric powertrain solutions spanning light, medium and heavy-duty applications, at the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show. This unique hybrid system is centre stage at the Cummins booth in an electric hybrid

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Volkswagen presenting 5 new all-electric and fuel cell vehicles at IAA

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is electrifying the industry with an electric mobility campaign. At the 69th IAA Commercial Vehicles show, Volkswagen is presenting five new zero-emission vehicles – creating a new matrix of electric mobility for commercial use. Making their world debuts are

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Groupe PSA Will Offer An Electric Or Hybrid Version On Its Entire New Line-Up From 2019

Reducing Groupe PSA vehicles’ environmental impact has been one of the major challenges guiding its technological choices for more than 20 years. To develop clean and sustainable mobility solutions, Groupe PSA has made thoughtful and publicly recognised technological choices with its internal

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Solid-state battery company Solid Power closes $20M in Series A

Solid Power, a Louisville, Colo.-based developer of all solid-state batteries ASSB, announced that it has closed $20 million in a Series A investment round. Series A syndicate investors include Hyundai CRADLE, Samsung Venture Investment Corp., Sanoh Industrial Co., Solvay Ventures, and A123

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Daimler Trucks & Buses to invest in Proterra

Daimler Trucks & Buses is investing in the US company Proterra Inc. This was announced at the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover by Martin Daum, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG with responsibility for Daimler Trucks & Buses.

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Audi Partners With Electrify America To Provide E-Tron Owners With A Nationwide Charging Plan

At the global debut of its first fully electric vehicle – the Audi e-tron — Audi of America announced an agreement with Electrify America to provide e-tron owners with a nationwide charging plan. “The arrival of the e-tron is timed perfectly with

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Meet Renault EZ-PRO: a robo-vehicle and a concierge for last-mile delivery

Today at the Hannover Motor Show, Renault introduced the EZ-PRO, an autonomous, electric, connected and shared robo-pod concept, for the future of agile, last-mile delivery solutions for every type of professional. Last-mile delivery services are one of the biggest opportunities for disruption

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Mercedes-Benz Delivers First eActros Electric Trucks

Mercedes-Benz Trucks is starting practical trials for its all-electric heavy-duty eActros truck. The retail and logistics service provider Hermes is the first of 20 customers in different sectors who will integrate the electric truck into their fleets. Each customer will use a

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Audi Study: No Congestion in the City of the Future

How much time will we save in a city with autonomous cars, ride sharing and smart traffic management? Answers are given by the Audi study “25th Hour – Flow”. Partnering with the traffic experts at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology (KIT) and

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