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Fuso takes eCanter to US

Fuso takes eCanter to US

Fuso intends to start exporting it’s eCanter city distribution truck (Class 4 in the US) to the United States later this year. Fuso has selected some fifty customers who will try out the electric truck in practice. They are offered a two year lease contract for a truck which would be about 15 to 20…Continue Reading

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MAN tests e-truck in Vienna

MAN tests e-truck in Vienna

MAN starts a test programme with it’s recently introduced e-truck which was unveiled at the IAA in Hanover late last year. MAN has selected a number of customers who need to unload goods in Vienna to participate on this trial. As from the year 2021, MAN intends to produce this electric truck in larger numbers.…Continue Reading

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Daimler starts limited production of Urban eTruck

Daimler starts limited production of Urban eTruck

Mercedes-Benz is producing a small series of the all- electric Urban eTruck this year. The trucks are being build for different customers in Europe. The 25 ton truck has a payload of 12,8 ton and a range up to 200 km, wich would be good for distribution. Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks: “Following the…Continue Reading

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Ford turns to electrified vehicels

Ford turns to electrified vehicels

Ford has unveiled details of seven of the 13 new global electrified vehicles it plans to introduce in the next five years, including hybrid versions of the F-150 pickup and Mustang in the U.S., a plug-in hybrid Transit Custom van in Europe and a fully electric SUV with an expected range of at least 300…Continue Reading

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VDL Electric busses for Eindhoven

VDL Electric busses for Eindhoven

From beginning of december 2016 all public transport busses in the citys of Eindhoven and Helmond have electric traction. In total there will be 43 zero-emissions busses on the road. “Transdev, first mover in zero emission public transport, commences operating the fleet on December 11th. One of the biggest problems the company had to solve…Continue Reading

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It’s here: The Nikola electric truck

It’s here: The Nikola electric truck

Start-up company Nikola has unveiled it’s long awaited truck concept last night in the US. First thing Iepieleaks notes  is that the gasturbine has been interchanged for a hydrogen fuel cell system. Sill, the Nikola delivers 1.000 hp. The Nikola One utilizes a fully electric drivetrain powered by high-density lithium batteries. Energy will be supplied…Continue Reading

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Electric Ginaf Duratruck for distribution in Amsterdam

Electric Ginaf Duratruck for distribution in Amsterdam

The Ginaf company is building electric driven distribution trucks by the name Duratruck. These trucks are based on Mercedes-Benz Atego trucks and they get a completely new electric driveline. The one on the pictures is a E2114 Duratruck that was delivered recently to the Hulshoff company in Amsterdam. The truck has a 270 kW electromotor…Continue Reading

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US firm develops plug-in hybrid pick-up truck

US firm develops plug-in hybrid pick-up truck

President-elect Trump digging coal or not, in the US there are several firms developing eletrically driven vehicles. We already mentioned Tesla developing a fully electric pick-up, but meanwhile, there’s also the Workhorse Group having a pick-up under development that will hardly need gas. Hardly, because the Wotrkhorse W15 has a small range extender supplying energy…Continue Reading

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Toyota on the market with Fuel Cell bus

Toyota on the market with Fuel Cell bus

Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Having already undergone repeated field tests for practical use, the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to utilize two of these FC buses (model name: Toyota FC Bus) as fixed-route buses. Toyota plans…Continue Reading

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Emoss E.V.E.R: Electric truck with CNG range extender

Emoss E.V.E.R: Electric truck with CNG range extender

Dutch company Emoss presents the E.V.E.R truck, an 18 ton tractor with electic power and a range extender. Together these two make a range of 900 km possible. The CNG engine is from a GM passenger car and it provides electrical power for the main engine of 320 kW. With the 120 kVh battery package…Continue Reading

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