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EDI Expands E-Drives Models
Efficient Drivetrains Inc. (EDI), Milpitas, Calif., a manufacturer of hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions, announced the expansion of its EDI PowerDrive
E-Drives/Axles JV Announced
UQM Technologies, Inc., Longmont, Colo., said it has signed a joint venture agreement with China National Heavy Duty Truck Group Co., Ltd.
A Hybrid Tug
Caterpillar Marine and Istanbul, Turkey-based Sanmar Shipyards will cooperate on a tugboat that incorporates a hydraulic hybrid propulsion system. The Cat Marine
First Customer For Mercedes Electric EvoBus
Mercedes-Benz has announced that Rhein‑Neckar‑Verkehr GmbH will be the first customer for its fully-electric Citaro city bus from Mercedes-Benz. Representatives of the
Electric Drive For Mercedes Commercial Vans
The Daimler Group said all commercial model ranges in the Mercedes-Benz Vans line-up will be available with electric drive, starting with the
LNG + Battery Power for Luxury Yacht
BY IAN CAMERON A luxury yacht concept aimed at highlighting ship intelligence and hybrid propulsion based on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and
The Tesla Semi Hits The Streets
BY STEVE STURGESS Tesla hit the streets running with its much anticipated “Semi” last night at a reveal party attended by the
PPG Forms Partnership For Vehicle Batteries
PPG, Pittsburgh, Pa. has announced a partnership with SiNode Systems, Chicago, Ill.  to accelerate the commercialization of high-energy anode materials for advanced
NPP Presents: Cat’s Electric Wheel Loader
Todd Tentlund, product application specialist for Caterpillar, discussing the 988K XE, the company’s first wheel loader with an electric drivetrain.
Fuel Cells Go Cruising
ABB will deliver its first fuel cell system for Royal Caribbean cruise lines. The system will be placed onboard a Royal Caribbean
And Another One: Federal-Mogul Powertrain Acquires Controlled Power Technologies
The last month has seen a flurry of conventional powertrain and powertrain components manufacturers, both hydraulic and mechanical, responding to the surge
Battery Emulator To Test Electric Drivelines
With the obvious interest in batteries and electrification in vehicle powertrains, a United Kingdom driveline engineering specialist has expanded its test capabilities
From Hybrid HVO Trains To Partial Electrification
Arriva – a pan-European passenger transport company – said it has signed a contract with train manufacturer Stadler, Bussnang, Switzerland, for the
Brown Goes Green
UPS and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that new technology will be developed to convert UPS
ZF, ZAPI Announce Electric Drives Cooperation
ZF Friedrichshafen AG has agreed on a strategic cooperation with Italian electric motion control specialist ZAPI. The aim of the cooperation is
Electrification on the Farm
With electrification gaining attention from vehicle  manufacturers attention in just about every market segment, it should be no surprise that the biennial
Who’s Going To Pay For EV Recharging?
As the interest in electrification continues to expand, some of the key questions are range of operation, speed, and availability of recharging. 
EDI Launches Electric Drivetrain
Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), Milpitas, Calif., a manufacturer of hybrid and electric drivetrain solutions, announced its EDI PowerDrive 7000 electric drivetrain. The
Blue Bird Adds Type C Electric Bus
This, apparently, is the week for electric school buses, as Blue Bird Corp. has  unveiled its all-new Blue Bird Vision Electric Type
Thomas Built’s First Electric School Bus
School bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses, High Point, N.C., a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America, has introduced the Saf-T-Liner C2 Electric
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