Taking part in the research were 160 Ford Transit light commercial vehicles, driven and operated in different sectors and by different businesses, from owner-operators to large fleets, plus a fleet of private Fiesta superminis. Over the course of the year – and over 15,000 days of usage between them – these vehicles covered over one million Read More..
Californian electric vehicle start-up Rivian Automotive, founded 2009, has hit the headlines this week with the unveiling of two tough-looking, load-carrying, active-outdoors models: the R1T, a five-seater pick-up truck, and the R1S, a seven-seater SUV [pictured]. These are both to be built in the USA in Normal, Illinois, and are based on a skateboard chassis Read More..
The eMotorWerks JuiceNet cloud software suite for managing electric vehicle charging stations has been extended for commercial fleet operators. The new JuiceNet Enterprise platform allows operators to simplify the management of multiple charging facilities at different sites, using a single cloud dashboard. It also helps to optimize the charging capabilities at each site and better-integrate Read More..
Baidu, one of China’s largest internet search companies, is looking into the possibility of building anÂ autonomous electric car, according to a Bloomberg report. The news agency cites Baidu Chief Executive Robin Li as saying the company is working with automakers on the project. He declined to name these car companies. If confirmed, Baidu would join Read More..
Peugeot and Germany’s national railway system, Deutsche Bahn, have signed a letter of intent to jointly develop a car-sharing program in the country. Peugeot is keen to expand its “Mu by Peugeot” car-sharing initiative and the two companies will assess the feasibility of providing cars at around 100 German rail stations. Deutsche Bahn already operates Read More..