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Nissan LEAF technology to be used in electric bus test in Japan

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Technology developed by Nissan for the 100% electric Nissan LEAF will be used in an electric bus project that starts testing next month in Japan, with the goal of making zero-emission public transit more widespread and affordable.   Kumamoto EV Bus   Led by Kumamoto University, the initiative brings together talent and ...

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivers a sweet deal for Bournville Village Trust

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Customisation, professional service and reliability have proved key ingredients in securing a deal between Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Bournville Village Trust. For over 100 years, Bournville Village Trust has provided high-quality housing and estate management services to over 8,000 properties across Birmingham and Telford. The Trust is one of the ...

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Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 named Cars.com’s best pickup truck of 2018

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The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is Cars.com’s Best Pickup Truck of 2018. The Colorado ZR2 was one of two Chevrolet nominees for the award, along with the Silverado 3500. Cars.com and PickupTrucks.com editors praised the truck’s “almost perfect combination of passion and technology,” noting that it’s, “not just an interesting example ...

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Hino ranks highest for ninth consecutive year in heavy-duty segment and fourth consecutive year in light-duty segment

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In the heavy-duty segment, overall truck owner satisfaction with automatic transmission(AMT) is higher than those who own trucks with manual transmission despite increased instants of problems, according to the J.D. Power 2018 Japan Heavy-Duty Truck Ownership Satisfaction StudySM and the J.D. Power 2018 Japan Light-Duty Truck Ownership Satisfaction Study.SM The annual ...

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Setra shows US variant of the TopClass in Texas

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San Antonio. Setra started 2018 with an appearance at the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Expo bus trade fair in North America. From 6 to 10 January in San Antonio, Texas, the brand presented an exclusively equipped version of the model S 417 TC touring coach at the stand of the new sales ...

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UD Trucks launches Quester and Croner in four Latin American markets

UD Trucks has been active in Latin America for approximately 50 years. Built to endure a harsh environment of high altitude and many unsurfaced roads, UD Trucks have earned a high customer regard for their reliability. The company’s heavy-duty models are widely deployed in road construction, infrastructure and other public ...

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BorgWarner’s Electric Motor and eGearDrive® Transmission Propel All-electric FUSO eCanter Trucks

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BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, supplies its HVH250 electric motor and eGearDrive® transmission for the initial launch of the FUSO eCanter truck, the world’s first series-produced all-electric light-duty truck. According to FUSO, over 200 third-generation units are being tested ...

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VDL Bus & Coach wins E-bus tender Stadtwerke Osnabrück


On 15 January 2018 the German Stadtwerke Osnabrück announced that VDL Bus & Coach bv has won the e-bus tender. VDL Bus & Coach has been selected as system supplier for the upcoming electrification of the local transport. As a system supplier, VDL both delivers the electric buses and charging ...

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