Commercial vehicles

Battery-powered trolleybuses
Posted Dec 05, 2019

Mexico City has commissioned 63 battery-powered trolleybuses from Chinese manufacturer Yutong. 40 of the buses have already been delivered, the remaining 23 will follow in December. These are O-buses that also have a battery to...

Opel Vivaro-e electric van
Posted Nov 07, 2019

The Opel Vivaro-e is the fully electric variant of the light commercial van from Opel. It will hit the market next year. As part of its PACE! Strategic plan, Opel will develop eight electrified cars by 2021. At the same time, among those eight...

eCitaro e-buses
Posted Nov 02, 2019

The first major order for electric buses has been delivered to the Hamburger Hochbahn after about one year. The new fleet is already in service. Just over a year ago, Hamburger Hochbahn presented its first fully electric bus to the public...

Amazon buys 100,000 fully electric vans from Rivian
Posted Sep 20, 2019

The Amazon distribution giant has pledged to comply with the Paris Agreement against climate change signed in 2015 ten years ahead of schedule and has ordered 100,000 fully electric vans, which will be manufactured by Rivian....

APM (Accessible People Mover)
Posted Jul 22, 2019

It is designed to transport visitors, staff, athletes or people with special accessibility needs. Toyota launches the first vehicle of the support program for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games: an electric shuttle that will make transport...

Volkswagen Type 20 electric minibus
Posted Jul 08, 2019

For the 20th anniversary of the VW subsidiary in California, the German carmaker has shown the legendary Type 2 T1 as an electric minibus. The VW Type 20 is just a concept. Type 20 is an electric minibus based on the iconic Volkswagen Type 2 T1 that...

MAN eTGE electric van
Posted Jun 27, 2019

MAN presented in its facilities in Madrid its new 100% electric MAN eTGE van. With a range close to 173 kilometers and a payload of approximately one ton, the 100% electric van is especially for urban distribution. The company...

Fiat Ducato MY2020 commercial car 2020
Posted Jun 19, 2019

Fiat Ducato: the best seller of Fiat Professional commercial vehicles is renewed with the model year 2020, which introduces an updated design, more technology for safety and onboard connectivity, an updated gearbox with a 9-speed automatic...

Skai Flying Car
Posted Jun 05, 2019

Skai Flying Car is the mobility solution from BMW and Alaka'i Technologies that differs from the rest of flying cars that we have seen to date by one feature: it is powered by hydrogen fuel cells . It is an aircraft equipped with...

Hyundai Motor's double-decker electric bus with 300 km of autonomy
Posted May 30, 2019

Hyundai Motor has introduced its first electrically powered double-decker bus. From when and in which countries the new 70-seater is to be sold, is not yet known. The development of the vehicle began in 2017 and was funded by the...

Mack Electric LR 100% electric garbage truck
Posted May 24, 2019

One of the noisiest, biggest and dirtiest vehicles that have been created is undergoing a hopeful transformation. And is that more and more companies are aiming to develop electric garbage trucks, and even autonomous as Volvo has done. Mack Trucks,...

Renault EZ-FLEX
Posted Apr 18, 2019

Renault presents the experimental vehicle of a light commercial electric vehicle for urban traffic delivery: Renault EZ-FLEX. The EZ-FLEX comes with a purely electric drive and full network integration. A dozen models will soon go...

K12A, the longest electric bus in the world
Posted Apr 04, 2019

The Chinese company BYD has presented the K12A, an electric bus with a total length of 27 meters, which ensures that it is the "longest electric bus in the world". The K12A is the world's first 27-m...

Volkswagen e-Crafter
Posted Apr 03, 2019

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has started its transition towards electric mobility. The German manufacturer has very ambitious plans for the coming years. The first one is already here. This is the new Volkswagen e-Crafter, the all...

CityAirbus - flying taxi
Posted Mar 25, 2019

European aerospace firm Airbus has now presented the electric air taxi CityAirbus in Ingolstadt, Germany, which will become a testing ground for testing this transport technology. Ingolstadt is a member of the Urban Air Mobility (...

Mercedes-Benz EQV is the electric minivan
Posted Mar 21, 2019

The Geneva Motor Show has hosted the global presentation of the Mercedes EQV, a premium electric minivan. The electric passenger minivan EQV will be the first for the Mercedes in its class. The brand has declared that the final...

Lion8 - all-electric Class 8 urban truck
Posted Mar 19, 2019

The Canadian manufacturer Lion Electric, which was previously known for its electric school buses, is expanding its range of electric utility vehicles with the launch of its first electric truck called Lion8 - a Class 8 vehicle...

Aptis electric bus
Posted Mar 11, 2019

These 12 Aptis will be the first electric buses that are incorporated into the vehicle fleet of the Strasbourg urban transport operator. The contract includes the purchase of 12 Aptis vehicles 12 meters long and equipped each with...

Mercedes-Benz eCitaro
Posted Mar 09, 2019

Mercedes-Benz eCitaro proves itself in daily use in Germany. After the first deliveries of the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro to the German cities of Hamburg and Heidelberg, first orders are...

Volvo Trucks delivers first electric trucks to customers
Posted Feb 22, 2019

Volvo Trucks has started delivering the first fully electric trucks. It is a garbage truck for the waste and recycling company Renova and a distributor truck for the Schenker service provider TGM operating in Sweden.  The ...

Volvo Trucks
Posted Apr 23, 2018

The truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks, which plans to start production of its first e-truck in 2019, intends to make battery technology available to its other brands in future in order to reduce development and production costs....

Mercedes-Benz eSprinter electric van
Posted Apr 18, 2018

After presenting the new range of Sprinter vans at the beginning of the year, which already included an all-electric version, Mercedes-Benz has revealed all the details of its new electric van for urban distribution...

Volvo FL Electric truck
Posted Apr 13, 2018

Volvo Trucks introduced its first fully electric truck for commercial use. The truck is called FL Electric and is intended for use by urban services, in particular in the field of waste disposal, local delivery of...

Electric Fire Truck
Posted Apr 06, 2018

Kreisel Electric has developed the first fully equipped all-electric fire-fighting truck. Kreisel Electric in cooperation with Rosenbauer and Linz AG joined together two years ago to realize the vehicle. The basis for the...

The European Union will monitor the emissions of new trucks and buses
Posted Mar 28, 2018

Heavy vehicles are also part of the European plan to reduce CO₂ emissions, and for the first time, representatives of Parliament and the European Council have reached an agreement that affects trucks, coaches and buses. The new...