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Allison Transmission developing EV tech for US Army combat vehicles

Allison Transmission is accelerating the development of electrification technology for the US Army’s ground combat vehicle fleet, including tracked infantry fighting vehicles and the main battle tank. Military benefits of electrified vehicles include silent mobility to reduce enemy detection and increase survivability, exportable power provisions for on-board and off-board systems, and flexible operational modes capable… Read more »

Hyliion claims 1,000 pre-orders for its CNG hybrid Class 8 truck

Hyliion, a developer of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 commercial vehicles, has launched a new natural-gas series-hybrid electric powertrain. The Hypertruck Electric Range Extender (ERX) combines an electric drivetrain with a natural gas-powered onboard generator. It delivers 25 miles of electric range. Hyliion says it can also produce electricity locally at roughly 30% less… Read more »

Electric powertrain provider IRP Systems raises $17 million in Series B funding

IRP Systems, a provider of electric powertrain products, has raised $17 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Chinese venture capital firm Fosun RZ Capital. Other investors include JAL ventures, Entrée Capital, Tal Capital, Union Tech Ventures, Cendana Capital and Champion Motors. IRP Systems was originally founded as an aerospace powertrain company,… Read more »

Ohio introduces bill to reduce EV tax

Ohio is one of several US states that impose taxes on EVs that are far higher than the amount paid in gas taxes by a typical driver of a legacy vehicle. A recently introduced bill aims to change that. Ohio’s current EV tax, which was enacted in 2019, imposes an annual fee of $200 on… Read more »

Cummins working on plug-in Class 6 truck, Class 7 and 8 buses

At the recent Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Symposium in Knoxville, Tennessee (via Green Car Congress), engine manufacturer Cummins outlined two plug-in hybrid projects for heavy commercial vehicles. The first project, in partnership with Ohio State University, PACCAR, NREL and Argonne National Laboratory, is a Class 6 plug-in hybrid truck that the company says will reduce… Read more »

Harley-Davidson develops electric hawg

“You ain’t parkin’ that thing next to my hog!” growls the bearded, bandana-wearing, Bud-clutching biker. But what if the newfangled electric motorcycle is a hog? Bike Week will never be the same. Yes, believe it or not, Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) has built a prototype electric motorcycle, and starting this week, selected consumers across the country… Read more »

A new LEAF, localized manufacturing, and a focus on infrastructure

With a longer range and a lower price, the 2013 Nissan LEAF screams upgrade, but it’s only one small aspect of the company’s aggressive EV strategy. Proprietary, localized manufacturing and improved infrastructure also play key roles in Nissan’s plan for world domination electrification. Sometime back in the 60s, Mr or Mrs Ghosn must have put… Read more »