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Motiv Plans 20 for 2013

January 14, 2013 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

E450-Based Shuttles & Trucks, First Full-Size Chicago Garbage Truck

Motiv Power Systems, which is taking commercial electric vehicle modularity and parts interchangeability to an unprecedented level, expects to deliver approximately 20 pure battery trucks and buses this year, including full-size all-electric garbage truck to the City of Chicago – itself the first of 20.
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Faster Still on the Isle of Man

June 5, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Dow Kokam is talking up an electric motorcycle speed record expected to be set tomorrow (June 6) on the Isle of Man.

The Dow Chemical affiliate supplies the large-format lithium ion batteries for the 100% electric, redesigned MotoCzysz 012 E1pc motorcycle.
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First Quantum F-150 PHEV for FP&L

June 3, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Quantum (NASDAQ:QTWW) reports delivery of the first pilot version of its Ford F-150 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle pickup to Florida Power & Light, made in association with Dow Kokam, the PHEV’s lithium ion battery system supplier.
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Altec Industries Opens Its New Green Fleet Facility in Dixon, Calif.

April 25, 2012 in Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Altec Industries opened its new “Green Fleet” facility east of San Francisco yesterday, attracting Dixon, Calif. Mayor Jack Batchelor, U.S. Congressman John Garamendi, and executives of Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison — two key utility customers.

A PG&E purchase commitment prompted Alabama-based Altec’s decision to expand in California.
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Motiv for ‘Mix-and-Match’ EVs

March 9, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Motiv Power promoted its flexible, open-architecture approach to electric trucks – branded as ePCS, for electric powertrain control system – and said it’s achieving single-charge range of about 100 miles on a 20-passenger, 14,000-lb, Ford E450-chassis prototype vehicle featured in the Green Truck ride-and-drive last week.
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