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EV UPS Truck

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by vfx, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. vfx

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    It's not the only EV truck UPS have:

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    Whereas the one in the ABG story has a range of 15 miles, the Modec uses Li ion batteries and has a range of 100 miles.

    The company is headed by Jamie Borwick who owns Oxis Energy (developing Lithium Sulphide batteries) and was ex-Chairman of the company that builds London taxis.

    I see quite a few of the Tesco variant of these trucks around London now.

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    Sounds like the US is reinventing the wheel with a NIH attitude.
     
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    #4 dpeilow, Jul 17, 2008
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    UPS Tests Innovative Zero-Emission Vehicle in the UK | Modec UK

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    Looks like Modec and UPS don't have the monopoly on electric parcel delivery vans. TNT have ordered 150 Smith 7.5 ton trucks after a succesful trial. That's a huge vote of confidence.

    Smith Electric Vehicles - TNT Express

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