Category: Electric Vehicles

Volvo Group Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art Vehicle Propulsion Lab in the U.S.

Volvo Group Breaks Ground on State-of-the-Art Vehicle Propulsion Lab in the U.S.

| June 10, 2021

Volvo Group announced a $33 million expansion of its powertrain research and development site in Maryland for the construction of a new, state-of-the-art Vehicle Propulsion Lab (VPL) Volvo’s VPL will be the first facility in North America to allow comprehensive testing of current and future products for Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Prevost and Volvo Bus to meet evolving government regulations and ensure […]

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Hyliion Accelerates Growth, Begins Expansion of Its Austin, Texas Headquarters

Hyliion Accelerates Growth, Begins Expansion of Its Austin, Texas Headquarters

| June 9, 2021

Additional office space and amenities will accommodate growing team of up to 500 employees Hyliion Holdings Corp. electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, has begun a significant expansion of its Austin headquarters. Driven by a growing staff and the need for additional installation and testing capacity, the multi-million-dollar project will be broken into three […]

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TrovaCV Diesel-to-Electric Conversion Program Will Help Fleets Affordably Convert Existing Class 7-8 Trucks to Electric Power

TrovaCV Diesel-to-Electric Conversion Program Will Help Fleets Affordably Convert Existing Class 7-8 Trucks to Electric Power

| June 8, 2021

D2E program incorporates proprietary chassis, electric driveline, industrialized production Trucking executives soon won’t have to replace in-service heavy-duty vehicles to electrify their fleets, thanks to the breakthrough outside-the-box thinking of Trova Commercial Vehicles (TrovaCV). The custom engineering, design, and manufacturing firm is developing a unique Diesel-to-Electric (D2E) driveline-conversion program for electrifying existing Class 7-8 diesel-powered […]

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Consumers Energy Puts Electric Vehicle Transformation into High Gear with New Effort for Michigan Businesses

Consumers Energy Puts Electric Vehicle Transformation into High Gear with New Effort for Michigan Businesses

| June 8, 2021

Company to Offer Expertise, $3 Million in Rebates for Charging Locations Consumers Energy is putting the electric vehicle transformation into high gear with a major new program to help businesses statewide transition to carbon-free EVs. Consumers Energy’s new PowerMIFleet program will focus on Michigan businesses, offering expertise and $3 million in rebates for charging locations throughout the state. “Michigan was […]

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Beer Distributors Orders Five VNR Electric Models for New York Beverage Distribution

Beer Distributors Orders Five VNR Electric Models for New York Beverage Distribution

| June 7, 2021

The Volvo VNR Electric trucks purchased by Manhattan Beer Distributors are the first commercial sale of this model outside of California Manhattan Beer Distributors, a major New York City-based beer and beverage distributor, has placed an order for five Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks — the first zero tailpipe emission, battery-electric trucks to be […]

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BorgWarner Completes Tender Offer and Acquires 89.08% of AKASOL AG

BorgWarner Completes Tender Offer and Acquires 89.08% of AKASOL AG

| June 7, 2021

Accelerates in Fast-Growing Commercial Vehicle and Off-Highway Battery Pack Market BorgWarner Inc. has completed the tender offer for shares of AKASOL AG, resulting in BorgWarner owning 89.08% of AKASOL’s outstanding shares following completion of the tender offer. The acquisition further strengthens BorgWarner’s commercial vehicle and industrial electrification capabilities, which positions the Company to capitalize on […]

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