Ford is undertaking trials of its all-electric E-Transit with major European fleet customers before the van becomes widely available spring 2022. Fleets chosen for the real-world trial include operators in the postal, municipal, and utilities sectors, as well as firms operating in the last mile and grocery delivery arenas.
August 23, 2021
In a shift to electric-only from 2025 onward, Mercedes-Benz is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future.
July 22, 2021
The BMW iX is being manufactured at the BMW Group’s largest European production plant on an assembly line with the flexibility to build a mix of BMW 5 Series, 7 Series, and 8 Series models.
July 7, 2021
Available for all new TX electric taxis and VN5 electric van orders, LEVC Telematics, Connected by Geotab, can also be retrofitted to LEVC vehicles already on the road. LEVC Telematics, Connected by Geotab, is centered around an easy-to-use online dashboard for ‘at-a-glance’ vehicle management.
July 4, 2021
A new report from authoritative electrification analysts, BloombergNEF, says that electric vehicle (EV) sales are likely to accelerate at a rate greater than ever experienced before. However, in its annual Electric Vehicle Outlook report, BloombergNEF says that Governments need to encourage adoption further if they wish to be net-zero on carbon emissions by 2050.
June 13, 2021
Revealed during Renault eWays: The Challenge towards Zero Emissions, Mégane eVision showcar announced Renault’s first step into C-segment electric vehicles.
June 9, 2021
As demand for eco-friendly vehicles surge, more OEMs and upfitters are working to meet fleet needs.
May 28, 2021
The EQS is integrated into ongoing series production at the site as the first all-electric model.
May 24, 2021
Arval UK announced on May 13, 2021, the results of its review into the real-world range of electric light commercial vehicles (eLCVs). According to the report, fleet operators should anticipate a real-life range of between 60-70% of the quoted WLTP range figure.
May 19, 2021
NIO, a maker of electric vehicles in China, is taking its first steps into Europe with a sales center in Norway. First vehicles to launch there will be the NIO ES8 flagship SUV and the company’s flagship ET7 sedan. Norway has enjoyed high electric vehicle growth thanks to a variety of taxation and driver inducement to encourage take up of zero emission motoring. In 2020 battery electric vehicles took 54% of the Norwegian car market, a record.
May 7, 2021
The all-new electrified MX-30 represents Mazda’s first EV addition to its vehicle portfolio. It debuts in California in fall 2021. Its 35.5 kWh lithium-ion battery can be charged to 80% in about 36 minutes using DC fast charging.
April 14, 2021
The company will source lithium from a second leading supplier, US-based Livent.
April 6, 2021
Hino Trucks announced its will produce medium- and heavy-duty Hino trucks with Cummins engines for sale in North America and accelerate its development of battery-electric trucks.
March 12, 2021
The three cars include two battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV).
February 10, 2021
The E-Transit is available in eight body-style configurations, including cargo van, chassis cab, and cutaway versions, with three roof heights and three body lengths. The E-Transit cargo area is the same as the current gasoline-powered Transit van.
December 16, 2020