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Category: Electric Vehicles

Meritor Acquires TransPower, Advancing its Electrification Expertise

Meritor Acquires TransPower, Advancing its Electrification Expertise

| January 17, 2020

Advanced Technologies Offering to Deliver Differentiated Value Proposition to Customers Meritor, Inc. has acquired all the outstanding common shares of Transportation Power, Inc. (“TransPower”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  “We are excited to welcome TransPower to the Meritor family as we continue providing our customers with sophisticated electric drivetrain solutions,” said Jay Craig, Meritor’s […]

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What Will it Take to Put Consumers in the Driver’s Seat of Battery Electric Vehicles?

What Will it Take to Put Consumers in the Driver’s Seat of Battery Electric Vehicles?

| January 14, 2020

New Ipsos Global study reveals common consumer misconceptions surrounding this market They are on the market, on the streets, yet there is still a certain reservation from drivers about buying Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs). Although many Americans are concerned about Global Warming and Vehicle Emissions, only 30% stated they would buy an eco-friendly vehicle. This […]

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Kenworth Announces Collaboration with Dana on Electric Truck Powertrain Development

Kenworth Announces Collaboration with Dana on Electric Truck Powertrain Development

| January 9, 2020

The proof-of-concept truck was conceived and constructed at the PACCAR Innovation Center Kenworth and Dana Incorporated announced their collaboration on electric powertrain development for medium duty Kenworth battery electric vehicles. Kenworth K270E Battery Electric Vehicle The zero-emissions Kenworth K270E cabover on exhibit at CES is equipped with Dana-designed e-Powertrain system that is fully integrated and […]

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BYD Joins Industry Leaders Urging California Governor to Accelerate Transition to Zero-Emission Vehicles

BYD Joins Industry Leaders Urging California Governor to Accelerate Transition to Zero-Emission Vehicles

| January 9, 2020

Executives say California has not kept up with the demand for zero-emission vehicles BYD (Build Your Dreams) North America President Stella Li is joining 10 other executives in the U.S. commercial industry in calling on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to commit to a multi-year investment strategy that accelerates the adoption of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty […]

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Panasonic & Compact Utility Start-Up Tropos Motors Concept Trucks Is Changing How Work is Done

Panasonic & Compact Utility Start-Up Tropos Motors Concept Trucks Is Changing How Work is Done

| January 7, 2020

Powered by Panasonic OneConnectSM, commercial jobs are now right-sized Panasonic in collaboration with Tropos Motors revealed two multi-technology production-ready compact utility commercial vehicles. These right-sized, highly capable fleet truck concepts are powered by Panasonic’s proprietary software and cloud services platform OneConnectSM and represent a more accessible and a more agile fleet approach conceived to keep business flowing in […]

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Report Update Electric Truck 2020-2030

Report Update Electric Truck 2020-2030

| January 2, 2020

The report provides 48 forecast lines for battery electric and fuel cell electric trucks IDTechEx Technology Analyst Dr David Wyatt has recently published a report update “Electric Truck 2020-2030”, focusing on electrification in the medium and heavy-duty truck markets, providing a comprehensive set of market forecasts. Along with the rest of the automotive sector, the […]

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