Electric Powertrain Maker Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Azure Dynamics, a maker of electric powertrains and other parts for commercial vehicles, has filed for bankruptcy protection, the latest sign of turmoil in the electric-vehicle industry. Along with providing power for the electric version of the Ford Transit Connect, Azure Dynamics builds electric powertrains and battery systems for delivery vans, plug-in hybrid trucks, hybrid […]

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Enova and Freightliner Display Green for Free Vehicle

Torrance, California-based Enova Systems, Inc., a leading developer of proprietary hybrid electric and all-electric drive systems and drive system components for the emerging green commercial vehicle market announced that one of the first pre- production vehicles resulting from Enova’s and Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp’s (FCCC) recently announced Green for Free initiative will be on display […]

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Feds Petitioned to Regulate Wind Industry

American Bird Conservancy (ABC), the nation’s leading bird conservation organization, formally petitioned the U.S. Department of the Interior to protect millions of birds from the negative impacts of wind energy by developing regulations that will safeguard wildlife and reward responsible wind energy development, according to a news release. The nearly 100-page petition for rulemaking, prepared […]

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Fuel Cells in RVs Expected to Expand

A market research and consulting firm reports that the market for fuel cell auxiliary power units (APUs), used to power electrical systems for recreational vehicles, boats, and other vehicles, will expand in the coming years. Fuel cells are increasingly being utilized as APUs in specialized transportation applications that require hoteling loads for vehicles. The hoteling […]

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EverGreen Introduces Twin-Axle Element Trailer

Middlebury, Indiana-based EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC, a leading innovator in eco-friendly, lightweight composite travel trailers, has added two new twin-axle floor plans to its Element travel trailer series, designed for “larger families and more camping comfort,” according to a news release. The two new, twin axle 26-foot Element models include the ET26 SRK rear kitchen […]

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