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using low capital, low footprint microfactories located to serve
local communities and be profitable from thousands of units.

Mercedes-Benz eCitaro G with all-electric drive, four-door, exterior,
white, 2 x electric hub motor, 2 x 125 kW, 2 x 485 Nm
Meanwhile, in Zurich, passengers have begun riding the first
eCitaro G buses from Mercedes-Benz. Operated by Eurobus,
the first transport company to use the articulated bus with fully
electric drive in regular service operations, three of the high-tech
city buses now work a route previously served by diesel buses.
Arrival microfactory assembly unit

Full-electric drive system

Mercedes-Benz Citaro hub motor

They are equipped with a current collector for intermediate
charging of the batteries. The full-electric drive system employs
two electric hub motors rated at 125 KW and 485 Nm.

" UPS has been a strong strategic partner of Arrival, providing
valuable insight to how electric delivery vans are used on the
road and how they can be optimized for drivers, " said Denis
Sverdlov, founder and CEO of Arrival. " Together our teams have
been creating bespoke electric vehicles, based on our flexible
skateboard platforms, that meet the end-to-end needs of UPS
from driving, loading and unloading, depot and back office operations. "
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Arrival strikes big in delivery e-trucks

Among the newer companies, Arrival in the UK is making impressive inroads into serving the market for electric fleet vehicles. Established in 2015 in London, the venture capital-backed company
has also received investment from strategic partners Hyundai,
Kia and UPS. Now with operations in several countries and 800
employees, it plans to be rolling out its first mass production in
the fourth quarter of 2021. It has signed contracts with total order
value up to US $1.2 billion, says the company.

As well as investing in the company, UPS has ordered 10,000 of
Arrival's Generation 2 electric vehicles that are scheduled for delivery over a four-year period with an option to double the order.
The vehicles will be built using Arrival's new method of assembly

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Editor’s Choice/ Features
eTrucks and eBuses with Permanent Magnet Powertrains Charge into Commercial Vehicle Market
Linear Labs Rolls Toward Production of Its Magnetic Flux Tunnel Motors
Protean Electric’s In-Wheel Motor Reaches for Traction in Global EV and Industrial Markets
Embedding Magnetics Achieves Reliability & Consistency, Part 3 of 3
Tech Tips
Research & Development
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Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2021 - eTrucks and eBuses with Permanent Magnet Powertrains Charge into Commercial Vehicle Market
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Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2021 - Linear Labs Rolls Toward Production of Its Magnetic Flux Tunnel Motors
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Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2021 - Protean Electric’s In-Wheel Motor Reaches for Traction in Global EV and Industrial Markets
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