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Accelera, Daimler Truck and PACCAR plan to produce battery cells in Mississippi

Marshall County, Mississippi, is the future site of a planned joint venture of Accelera, the zero-emissions segment of Cummins; Daimler Trucks & Buses US Holding, a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks; and US commercial truck maker PACCAR, which produces diesel and electric models under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF brands. Plans call for the 21 GWh… Read more »

Cummins, Daimler and PACCAR form joint venture to advance US battery cell production

Three major players in the heavy-duty vehicle field are partnering to accelerate and localize battery cell production in the United States. Accelera by Cummins (the zero-emissions business unit of engine manufacturer Cummins, Daimler Trucks and Buses and PACCAR are forming a joint venture to manufacture battery cells for commercial EVs and industrial applications. Each of… Read more »

Heliox to deliver mobile DC chargers to PACCAR EVs in North America

Heliox, a provider of DC charging systems for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has signed a supply agreement with PACCAR Parts to support the rollout of PACCAR’s electric vehicles in North America. PACCAR Parts provides aftermarket parts to DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt dealerships and TRP stores around the world. Heliox will supply mobile 25 kW and… Read more »

ABB provides charging solutions to truck manufacturer PACCAR

ABB is partnering with truck manufacturer PACCAR to provide its dealers and their customers with a range of charging solutions across its fleet operations in North America and Europe. ABB’s charging systems are designed to optimize fleet charging, offering both high-power, quick-charge breaks and lower-power, load-managed overnight charging. All PACCAR manufacturing locations are ISO 14001-certified,… Read more »

Romeo Power and PACCAR enter long-term EV supply agreement

Romeo Power has announced a long-term supply agreement with PACCAR to provide battery packs, modules and battery management systems for PACCAR’s EVs. Under the agreement, Romeo Power will be a battery supplier for Peterbilt 579 and 520 EVs in the US and Canada through 2025. The start of production is anticipated to begin after 2021…. Read more »

Truck builder PACCAR announces partnership to provide comprehensive fleet charging solutions

PACCAR, which manufactures light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates, has announced a collaboration with Faith Technologies and Schneider Electric to provide charging infrastructure solutions for Kenworth and Peterbilt customers in North America. Kenworth and Peterbilt have recently begun taking customer orders for the Kenworth K270E and Peterbilt Model 220EV… Read more »

DOE releases $131 million in funding for EV batteries and other transport-related projects

The latest round of funding to be announced by the US Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office includes support for a wide range of projects designed to advance low-carbon transportation technologies, including several EV-related initiatives. A big chunk of the money—$60 million—will go to the United States Advanced Battery Consortium to further develop pre-competitive vehicle-related… Read more »

Volta Trucks becomes the latest electric truck maker to file for bankruptcy

Electric truck makers are having a rough time these days, as rising interest rates make fundraising harder. The German company B-ON, maker of the Streetscooter, filed for insolvency in September. In the latest chapter of Lordstown Motors’ colorful history, a bankruptcy court approved the sale of the company’s assets to its founder. Arrival is undergoing… Read more »

US fleet operators call on states to adopt ACT and ACC rules to accelerate the shift to EVs

Will the US commercial fleet industry embrace the benefits of electrification, or will it be dragged kicking and screaming into the EV era? Recently we’ve seen some encouraging signs that the staunch opposition that some EV advocates fear is not materializing. A coalition of commercial fleet operators has sent an open letter to the governors… Read more »

Siemens to acquire heavy-duty EV charging specialist Heliox

Electrical giant Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Heliox, a specialist in fleet-oriented fast charging solutions. Heliox is headquartered in the Netherlands, and employs around 330 people. The company makes a number of innovative charging products, including mobile DC fast chargers and bidirectional V2X-capable chargers. Siemens eMobility is part of Siemens Smart Infrastructure. It… Read more »