Posts Tagged: EV Fleet

Star Charge and VinBus partner to deploy electric buses in Vietnam

The steady global spread of e-buses is one of the most exciting success stories on the e-mobility front. The latest news comes from Vietnam, where Chinese charging powerhouse Star Charge has partnered with VinBus, a subsidiary of Vietnamese conglomerate VinGroup, to launch fleets of electric buses in several cities. VinBus plans to operate a total… Read more »

ROUSH CleanTech provides Class 6 electric trucks to Penske

ROUSH CleanTech, a provider of alternative fuel and electric propulsion technology for fleet vehicles, has inked a deal with Penske Truck Leasing to provide battery-electric vehicles based on the Ford F-650 for deployment across Southern California.  The new EVs, which were built to Penske’s specifications, have a maximum speed of 65 mph and a 100-mile… Read more »

Continental wins award for connected tire concept

The Journey to Automation award presented by the European Rubber Journal (ERJ) has named Continental the Overall Winner in the award’s six categories, and the winner of the Tire Technology Award. The UK-based trade journal honored Continental for its Conti C.A.R.E. tire concept. Conti C.A.R.E. (Connected. Autonomous. Reliable. Electrification.) is a wheel/tire concept that uses… Read more »

ViriCiti deploys Smart Charging project for Dutch e-bus operator Qbuzz

Fleet management specialist ViriCiti has begun rolling out a major implementation of its Smart Charging service for Qbuzz, a public transport operator in the Netherlands that runs a fleet of 782 vehicles. Qbuzz will use ViriCiti’s Smart Charging solution to manage a total of 163 chargers (both plug-in and pantograph) from Heliox and ABB, which… Read more »

EV Fleet CEO on building a highway-capable light-duty all-electric truck

There are a lot of great opportunities for companies building EVs for niche markets, but getting an independent automotive startup off the ground is anything but easy. EVs can be very practical from a financial point of view. So it’s a bit of a shame that for the world’s most practical vehicle buyer – the… Read more »

EV Fleet targets the commercial vehicle market with a pure electric pickup truck

Several small companies hope to electrify the commercial fleet vehicle market. Most of them are taking what they see as the path of least resistance – converting existing trucks to plug-in hybrids. However, a North Carolina-based firm with the evocative name EV Fleet is going all the way, betting that companies will opt for the… Read more »