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Kalmar To Offer Electric Terminal Tractor Powered By Cummins

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Terminal tractors are going to be electrified before the other trucks Kalmar, part of Cargotec, set a goal to offer electrically powered options of its whole equipment portfolio by 2021. The latest EV will be the Kalmar Electric Terminal Tractor (KT2E), which will get an electric powertrain and battery pack from Cummins. Sales will begin in ...

Florida State University Transitions To 100% Electric Bus Fleet

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Florida State University is going all-electric with a fleet of 27 EV buses Proterra announced that StarMetro, the city of Tallahassee’s public transit system, placed its third order for electric buses. The deal is for 22 35-foot Proterra Catalyst FC (fast charge, short range) buses for Florida State University (FSU), which already has 5 electric ...

Peugeot & Citroën Sold Just 8,000 EVs In 2018

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

8,000 doesn’t sound encouraging PSA Group (which consists of Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel/Vauxhall) is in a transition process that will turn to electrification of the lineup, so ultimately all models will get some kind of electrified version. The French group is on the beginning of the road and according to industry analyst Matthias Schmidt (schmidtmatthias.de), ...

EV Startup Xpeng Motors To Add 5,000 Employees This Year

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The EV push is on. China-based EV startup XPENG Motors plans to recruit 5,000 employees (including 2,300 regular employees) in 2019, He Xiaopeng, chairman of the startup, revealed in an internal e-mail to inspire staff after the Spring Festival holiday. He said XPENG Motors will focus on vehicle delivery and operation this year and keep ...

See Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck Up Close In New Video

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

An up-close walkaround video of the electric pickup in Colorado. The Rivian R1T electric pickup was out on display a while back in Aspen, Colorado. We presented the R1T in both image and video form from its time in Aspen, but now we’ve come across a brand new video of the electric truck. This particular video is ...

Formula E Mexico City E-Prix Race Results: SPOILER ALERT

02.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Lucas di Grassi scored a sensational last-second ABB FIA Formula E victory at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on Saturday, after a race-long duel with Pascal Wehrlein was decided in the final yards. In what turned into a thrilling finish to a disrupted race, di Grassi had been putting pressure on Wehrlein – attacking at the ...

Tesla Runs Red Light At 128 MPH, Smashes Into Infiniti SUV: Video

02.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Fortunately, everyone involved in this horrific crash survived. Surveillance video obtained just yesterday from an October 21, 2018 crash shows the moment a white Tesla ran a red light in Miami Beach and crashed into an Infiniti SUV. All three occupants of the SUV were seriously injured, but all survived. The EMS is seen in ...

Italy Introduces EV Incentives And Includes 2-Wheelers

02.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

We wish the US government would extend EV rebates to electric bikes. Recently enacted Italian legislation provides subsidies for EV purchases, and we’re jealous. For Italians who make the jump from internal combustion to electric scooters, the Italian government will knock thirty percent off the list price of the vehicle, totaling up to 3,000 euros discounted from ...

See Rivian R1T Pickup Truck & R1S Electric SUV Side-By-Side

02.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Sibling electric adventure vehicles side-by-side. This is likely the first side-by-side sighting of the Rivian R1T pickup truck and R1S electric SUV out in the wild. Though not especially newsworthy, what we do find interesting in this image is how closely each vehicle resembles the other in this frontal view. In fact, we did a ...

OXIS Energy Lithium-Sulfur Batteries To Be Produced In Brazil

02.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

OXIS Energy attracted $60 million investment to build small production facility OXIS Energy is progressing on the way to commercialize its  lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery, which already offers energy density of more than 400 Wh/kg and by the end of 2019 are expected to improve to 500 Wh/kg. The company signed contract with CODEMGE PARTICIPACOES SA, ...