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Lion Electric to deliver 10 electric trucks to Amazon

Amazon has ordered 10 battery electric trucks from Lion Electric, and the first two will be delivered this year. Amazon plans to use Lion’s trucks in its middle-mile trucking operations, transporting items within the company’s network. Lion will provide a training session for Amazon’s drivers, and will also establish a maintenance program for the trucks…. Read more »

Québec transit operator orders 27 Lion electric school buses

Transdev Canada, a private operator of school buses, has ordered 27 new electric school buses from Québec firm Lion Electric, an investment of just under $4.5 million (Canadian). The company’s fleet of 31 e-buses will be gradually introduced on school transport networks in the Estrie and Montérégie regions of Québec, beginning with the start of… Read more »

Workhorse reports 2017 earnings, receives $7-Million electric truck order

Workhorse Group (NASDAQ: WKHS) has received a $7-million repeat order for all-electric delivery trucks, to be deployed by “a major delivery company in the San Diego area.” Workhorse all-electric trucks are powered by Panasonic batteries, and deliver a 100-mile range. According to Workhorse, its e-trucks can improve fuel efficiency from an average of 5.5 MPG… Read more »

Yellow is the new green: get on board the new eLion electric school bus

Québec-based Lion Bus showed its eLion Type C electric school bus at the recent ACT Expo in Long Beach. The eLion features a modular battery design that allows customers to customize the range depending on their route distance, charging availability and desired price. Options range from 50 miles of range with 3 battery modules up… Read more »

Electric Era raises $11.5 million to scale production of its EV fast charging stations for convenience stores

Electric Era, the manufacturer of PowerNode EV fast charging stations, has raised $11.5 million in a Series A financing round led by HSBC Asset Management. Other participants include SQM Lithium Ventures, Blackhorn Ventures and Proeza Ventures. The new funding brings the company’s total funding to $19 million. Electric Era will use the new funding to… Read more »

New York State allocates $12 million to advance EV adoption and electric grid integration

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced a $12-million initiative to support development and demonstration of innovative solutions that advance the adoption of EVs and their integration with the electric grid, as well as novel demonstrations of medium- and heavy-duty electric and hydrogen fuel cell technologies. The initiative is designed to help meet the state’s… Read more »

Senator Schumer takes Revel’s millionth electric ride in NYC

New York-based Revel leverages the synergies between urban public charging and ridesharing. The company operates two public EV fast charging Superhubs, and plans to add at least 130 more plugs by the end of 2023. The company launched its electric rideshare service in 2021, and currently has a fleet of about 300 EVs, including Tesla… Read more »

Iowa schools score $11 million in federal funding for electric school buses

In a first round of funding, the federal Clean School Bus Program has awarded 15 Iowa school districts $11.5 million to replace 32 existing school buses with electric models. The program provides $5 billion over the next five years to replace existing school buses with clean ones. “The Clean School Bus Program saves Iowa school… Read more »

Scania and Northvolt say their new battery can power electric trucks for 1.5 million km

Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania and Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt have unveiled a jointly developed lithium-ion battery cell for heavy EVs, which they say is capable of powering trucks for 1.5 million kilometers. The specifications of the prismatic cell include a 157 Ah capacity and a nominal voltage of 3.6 V. Produced with fossil-free electricity… Read more »