Profile image
By Aaron Turpen (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:

News Roundup: Electrified Big Trucks and Connected Vehicle Apps

Sunday, November 6, 2016 11:38
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

This week’s news roundup for electrified vehicles and automation technology features a lot of activity in the commercial vehicle sector.

Wrightspeed and the Ratto Group are introducing a range-extended electric refuse (garbage) truck. This ER-EV will enter the market as a test fleet of fifteen trucks over the next year. Wrightspeed is a leading ER-EV maker in the heavy-duty commercial realm and Gatto is a recycling and refuse collection company in California. Read the press release here.

The Cummins engine company is working on two plug-in hybrid commercial vehicle projects. These are in partnership with Ohio State University, truck-maker PACCAR (Kenworth, Peterbilt), and government laboratories. This project is to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that reduces fuel consumption by at least 50 percent. the second project is for a plug-in hybrid bus and is being developed in Europe. Read about those here.

In vehicle automation news, General Motors has demonstrated eight safety applications for it’s intelligent, connected vehicle technologies. Shown in China, these are the culmination of 10 years of development at GM’s labs in the United States. Read about those technologies in this press release.

The post News Roundup: Electrified Big Trucks and Connected Vehicle Apps appeared first on EV Meme.

No related posts.



We encourage you to Share our Reports, Analyses, Breaking News and Videos. Simply Click your Favorite Social Media Button and Share.

Report abuse


Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories



Top Global

Top Alternative




Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.