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New Partnership to Develop Heavy-Duty EVs for North America

July 21, 2021Dallas-based investor Principal Solar Inc. has executed a development agreement with India-based heavy-duty electric vehicle maker IPLTech Electric Pvt. Ltd.

via NGT News

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What it Will Take to Accelerate Electric Truck Adoption

July 21, 2021Like any new commercial vehicle technology, EV adoption comes down to understanding one key item: the total cost of ownership.

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Notre Dame University Begins Pilot of ELMS All-Electric Urban Delivery Van

July 21, 2021Electric Last Mile Solutions recently announced that the University of Notre Dame has begun a pilot of the ELMS all-electric Urban Delivery van for use on the university’s campus.

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Penske, ROUSH CleanTech, Proterra Announce F-650 Electric Commercial Trucks

July 20, 2021ROUSH CleanTech, Penske Truck Leasing, and Proterra have announced a new collaboration under which Proterra will supply its battery technology to ROUSH CleanTech for the development of its next-generation Ford F-650 all-electric commercial truck.

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Arrival EV Selects ADAS Partner

July 20, 2021Electric van manufacturer Arrival announced visioning company Ambarella will provide the platform’s assisted and autonomous driving technology.

via Fleet Owner

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INDOT, Purdue Developing Wireless EV Dynamic Charging Solution

July 19, 2021The Indiana Department of Transportation and Purdue University early in July announced plans to develop the first contactless wireless-charging concrete pavement highway segment.

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Ford Highlights EV Efforts, Partnering with Utilities to Increase Adoption

July 15, 2021The Ford Electric Vehicle Integration Manager emphasized the OEM’s growing commitment to EVs nationwide in a recent webinar.

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How Formula E Racing Helps Rev Up EV Development

July 15, 2021ABB’s sponsorship of FIA Formula E racing is one more way the company is helping further electrification efforts.

via GreenBiz

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GM Announces Ultium Charge 360 Fleet Charging Service

July 15, 2021General Motors and BrightDrop recently announced the Ultium Charge 360 fleet charging service, which is a comprehensive approach designed to help make the switch to electric seamless for fleet customers by connecting them with services, features, and resources.

via Fleet Forward

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Diesel Trucks May Get New Life in Electrified World

July 15, 2021Over the next two decades, the electric truck sector that comprises a few measly percentage points of total commercial vehicle market share will become a dominant force in transportation.

via Fleet Owner

Volvo Group CTO Lars Stenqvist

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Volvo Group CTO to Map Out OEM’s Electric, Fuel Cell Plan for ACT Expo Attendees

July 15, 2021Volvo Group CTO Lars Stenqvist will bring the global brand’s plan for the future to light during a fireside chat at this year’s ACT Expo.

ACT Expo

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Behind GM’s Plan to Help Suppliers Buy Clean Energy

July 14, 2021General Motors’ commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2040 means more than just transitioning to electric vehicles — although that is a huge part of the strategy.

via GreenBiz

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Vicinity Motor Notches First Order for VMC 1200 Electric Trucks

July 14, 2021Vicinity Motor Corp. has received an initial order for 10 VMC 1200 fully electric Class 3 trucks, which are designed for urban environments and construction or delivery applications.

via NGT News

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XL Fleet Introduces Hybrid-Electric Drive Upfit for Isuzu NPR-HD

July 14, 2021XL Fleet recently announced its XL Hybrid electric drive system is now available as an upfit solution for the Isuzu NPR-HD.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Samsara and EVgo Partner to Push for More Commercial EVs

July 13, 2021Samsara and EVgo recently announced a partnership aimed at supporting companies deploying, managing, charging and maintaining electric vehicles.

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Electrify America to Double EV Charging Stations by 2025

July 13, 2021Electrify America, an electric vehicle charging network funded with money paid by Volkswagen as punishment for its emissions cheating scandal, said it plans to more than double its number of charging stations throughout the United States and Canada.

via Transport Topics