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DAF LF Electric for zero emission urban distribution

DAF LF Electric for zero emission urban distribution

DAF Trucks introduces the LF Electric, a 19 tonne fully electric distribution truck for urban applications. The state-of-the-art vehicle offers a range of up to 280 kilometres. DAF is leading the way in electric powertrains for commercial vehicles. DAF was the first European truck manufacturer to commercialise a full electric tractor: the CF Electric (GCW…Continue Reading

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First Nikola Tre BEV

First Nikola Tre BEV

The joint venture between Iveco and Nikola is still going strong, and what you see here is not an Iveco S-Way with Nikola stickers but a Nikola Tre truck. The long wheelbased tractor unit is not a fuel cell truck, but a batery electric vehicle, BEV. This is the first that was assembled in Ulm,…Continue Reading

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General Motors gets a $ 2 billion stake in Nikola

General Motors gets a $ 2 billion stake in Nikola

General Motors receives a stake in start-up company Nikola worth two billiopn dollars. In exchange, Nikola will use GM’s battery-system and fuel cell technology. The system Nikola is going to use to power its newly developed Badger pick-up truck is the Ultium batterysystem. Also Nikola can use the Hydrotec fuel cell of the company. In…Continue Reading

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Hyzon Motors eyes hydrogen truck plant in Holland

Hyzon Motors eyes hydrogen truck plant in Holland

Asian-American start-up company Hyzon Motors has closed a deal with Dutch hydrogen truckspecialist Holthausen to realise a new truckplant in The Netherlands to produce Hyzon hydrogen trucks. Holthausen now converts dieseltrucks into hydrogen trucks by using existing chassis and parts. Their capacity is about 50 to 100 trucks. Hyzon Motors, which already operates recently opened…Continue Reading

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Hydrogen Hyundai Xcient trucks on their way to Switzerland

Hydrogen Hyundai Xcient trucks on their way to Switzerland

Hyundai has shipped the first ten hydrogen driven Xcient trucks to Switzerland. This country will use 1600 hydrogen Hyundai trucks by 2025, the intention is. Before the end of the year, another 40 trucks will be delivered. The Xcient truck was developed by Hyundai as a heavy duty dieseltruck. However, it appeared possible to create…Continue Reading

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Mobile charging by VW

Mobile charging by VW

At the turn of the year, Volkswagen is offering a glimpse of the company’s future mobile quick charging station. It can be set up flexibly and independent of the power supply wherever it is needed: for example, in public parking lots in the city, on company premises, or as a temporary charging point at large-scale…Continue Reading

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Hyundai Fuel Cell truck

Hyundai Fuel Cell truck

Hyundai is presenting a heavy fuel cell truck. The Official presentation is planned for 2019 but the press release shows an artist impression of the fuel cell truck just before the IAA2018 in Hannover. Hyundai has a lot of experience with fuel cell vehicles. The last 20 years the Korean company took the lead with…Continue Reading

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Freightliner competes with Tesla and Nicola

Freightliner competes with Tesla and Nicola

Freightliner has presented the full electric version of the Cascadia Class 8 truck in the USA. This is the answer of Daimler to Tesla and Nikola that presented their electric long haul trucks earlyer. There are no technical details of the new Freightliner, but the power output should be more than 700 Hp compared to…Continue Reading

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Electric Dennis Eagle garbage truck

Electric Dennis Eagle garbage truck

Dennis Eagle has presented a fully electric eCollect garbage truck at the IFTA exhibition in Munich. The truck will be available as a 26-ton 6×2 chassis in a narrow configuration with a 19m³ narrow rear loading body and automatic split-bin lift. The production should begin in 2019. Before production starts Dennis will start field tests…Continue Reading

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