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2020 Fiat Ducato Electric is the Ram ProMaster's EV cousin

The Ducato Electric will reach Euro fleets next year

The 2020 Ducato facelift will come with a fully electric powertrain in Europe.

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Renault unveils new Kangoo ZE and Master ZE electric commercial vehicles

Renault Pro+ adds to its electric lineup at the Brussels Motor Show.

Renault's new electric vans provide more range and new connected services to commercial customers.

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VW 'annoyed beyond measure' DHL will produce its own electric delivery vans

DHL said automakers rejected requests to make EVs years ago.

Growth in automotive outsourcing set the stage for DHL to produce its own electric trucks.

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VW e-Crafter van one more example of e-mobility pivot

The electric delivery vehicle will be 'in customers' hands by 2017.'

VW's e-Crafter van, which was unveiled at IAA Commercial Vehicles, is nearly ready for production.

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Mercedes-Benz could have electric Sprinter van by 2018

Next-gen Sprinter may also have autonomous-driving features.

Daimler division could have an electric vehicle of the Sprinter available within two years.

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Watch this electric van outrun a Tesla and a Ferrari

Prototype sends 900 horses of all-electric power to all four wheels.

Atieva's van prototype "Edna" does 0-60 in just over 3 seconds.

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1956 DKW Audi electric van beautifully restored

Audi Tradition has just completed a full restoration of this very rare 1956 DKW Elektro-Wagen. The company built around 100 of them from 1955 to 1962, but only two have survived to today. With a range estimated at 50 miles, the vans were primarily sold to places like energy companies and public utilities.

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The Deliver is the oddest electric van we've ever seen [w/video]

UK's Liberty Electric Cars, a subsidiary of Green Automotive Company and the same group that brought us the E-Range, has built a fully functional prototype of the odd-looking electric delivery van you

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Phoenix Motorcars working on 14-passenger electric bus

It's been a long while since we've covered Phoenix Motorcars. Following the company's 2009 bankruptcy and a shift in focus away from light duty vehicles, Phoenix fell off our radar a bit. But, as promised all those years ago, Phoenix is still working on alternative-fuel vehicles and has just announced the launch of a new ele

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100 Via Motors PHEV utility vehicles headed to Canada

Canada is going to soon make a big mark in the global market for electric trucks and vans, thanks to a deal with Via Motors. Sun Country Highway, a Canadian company dedicated to the adoption of zero emission transportation, has inked an $80-million deal with Via to purchase plug-in hybrids for businesses across the country. So far, an order for the first 100 extended-range utility vehicles with an $8-million deposit has been placed with Via

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Nissan e-NV200 electric van in 'final development phase'

Nissan is ready to duplicate the success of its all-electric Leaf with its zero-emissions e-NV200 electric compact van, and the company is on schedule to start selling it to the public next year. The Japanese automaker is now in the "final development phase" for the e-NV200 after trying it out with various commercial companies since 2011. Nissan is

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Quirky Kurbwatt electric postal van from 1980s surfaces on eBay

Here's a tough sell on eBay: an old electric postal delivery van that only gets eight miles of range. It could go up to 40 miles on a charge, but that would cost about $1,600 for a new battery on top of the $2,400 asking price.

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Mercedes puts electric van program into 'hibernation'

Mercedes-Benz had said its all-electric Vito E-Cell cargo van had sufficient juice to keep the model as a viable transportation option, but the same apparently can't be said for Germans' appetite for the vehicle.

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Volkswagen e-Co-Motion concept poised for delivery to Geneva

With Nissan getting ready to launch the e-NV200, it appears Volkswagen is looking to go after the same zero-emission commercial vehicle market with the all-electric 2013 e-Co-Motion Concept. Debuting next week at the Geneva Motor Show,

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Nissan e-NV200 Concept makes up for its looks with utility [w/video]

Before we go any further, let's just acknowledge the obvious: The Nissan e-NV200 Concept has a face only its mother could love. As far as styling goes, what we see is basically the Japanese automaker's NV200 with the fascia of the electric Leaf grafted on up front. To top it all off, the e-NV200 is painted in the Leaf's familiar shade of Aqua Blue.

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Nissan e-NV200 Concept makes up for its looks with utility [w/video]

Before we go any further, let's just acknowledge the obvious: The Nissan e-NV200 Concept has a face only its mother could love. As far as styling goes, what we see is basically the Japanese automaker's NV200 with the fascia of the electric Leaf grafted on up front. To top it all off, the e-NV200 is painted in the Leaf's familiar shade of Aqua Blue.

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FedEX to trial the Nissan NV200 EV prototype in London

The trial of Nissan's NV200 EV prototype by Japan Post last summer must have had some amount of success as the all-electric van is now poised to take on the streets of London, England. This time around, it will be rocking the colors of the courier FedEx as it begins a two-month stint of

Mitsubishi set to launch Minicab-MiEV in Japan, will share with Suzuki

Good news! Mitsubishi Motor Company is finally ready to follow up its i-MiEV (sold simply as the "i" here in the U.S.) with a second all-electric offering. The 8th of December will see the Minicab-MiEV hit dealerships across Japan in both 100-km (62-mile) and

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