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Mercedes eActros launched

Mercedes eActros launched

Mercedes Benz just launched the new eActros. This is a full electric 25 ton truck for heavy distribution. The truck has a range on one charge of 200 kilometres and as you see in the video the acceleration is impressive. The truck is the production version of the electric truck Mercedes showed during the IAA…Continue Reading

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Frankenstein on wheels: It’s the Thor ET-One!

Frankenstein on wheels: It’s the Thor ET-One!

A Californian startup has developed a prototype Class 8 electric truck, called the Thor ET-One. The objection is to make this truck even cooler than others, like the Nikola One and the Tesla Semi, or even the electric truck from Cummins.. The Thor ET-One is built on a Navistar chassis which was put on Dana…Continue Reading

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Volvo improves electric power supplies in FM and FH

Volvo improves electric power supplies in FM and FH

Volvo Trucks is introducing a new battery system for Volvo FH and Volvo FM, which provides sufficient power for all in-cab functions while also reducing the risk of standstill due to discharged batteries. “Drivers can enjoy improved comfort and living conditions, knowing that they have enough power for their needs, with minimal risk of draining…Continue Reading

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Iveco versus Tesla Semi on Solutrans

Iveco versus Tesla Semi on Solutrans

On the Solutrans exhibition in Lyon Pierre Lahutte, CEO of Iveco mentioned the Tesla Semi truck. He compares the American electrical truck with the Iveco future study that was already presented last year at the IAA in Hannover: ,,we have a better design, the same aerodynamics, superior TCO and triple the range”. Now let’s see…Continue Reading

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Tesla Truck has a range of 500 miles

Tesla Truck has a range of 500 miles

Last night, Tesla unveiled it’s long awaited truck in the US. It appears that spy-pics Iepieleaks showed, were the right model. The new truck has a range of up to 500 miles, Tesla says, or 800 kilometres in European dimension. The truck features four electric motors driving the two rear axles. We hear that these…Continue Reading

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Looks like the new Tesla truck!

Looks like the new Tesla truck!

At Iepieleaks, we’re much dependant on the efforts of our secret, global network of spies. We’ve heard that the Tesla truck will be on it’s way later this week, and look, we think this is it! Of course did we spot the ‘dark’ pics that Tesla teased earlier on the web. When we compare them…Continue Reading

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Nikola names fuel cell key suppliers

Nikola names fuel cell key suppliers

Nikola Motor Company has named Bosch and PowerCell AB as the primary suppliers of its fuel cells for the Nikola class 8 hydrogen-electric truck. The Nikola fuel cell is anticipated to output more than 300kW continuously. It has been designed to handle the entire lease period of one million miles per truck. The Nikola fuel…Continue Reading

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New electric Fuso concept: Vision One

New electric Fuso concept: Vision One

At the Tokyo Motor Show, occasion, Daimler unveiled E-FUSO as the first OEM in the truckworld to launch a brand exclusively dedicated to electric mobility of trucks and buses. As further proof of this strategic move, Daimler celebrated the world-premiere of its all-electric heavy-duty truck concept with a range of up to 350 kilometers. The…Continue Reading

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More details about Mercedes Electric truck

More details about Mercedes Electric truck

With a permissible gross weight of 26.0 t the Mercedes-Benz Electric Truck produces zero local emissions and runs silently, yet it is equal to a truck with an internal combustion engine in terms of load and performance, Mercedes says. The features of the Mercedes-Benz Electric Truck include its drive with electrically powered rear axle and…Continue Reading

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Cummins surprises with an electric truck

Cummins surprises with an electric truck

Diesel engine manufacturer Cummins has launched it’s very own electric truck. We already noticed that Cummins doesn’t sit back and wait until diesel engines have become obsolete. On the contrary, we knew that Cummins was already developing an electric driveline. With the AEOS, this had become reality. It is a 34,5 tonne truck (Class7) with…Continue Reading

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