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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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Toyota works with Hino on Fuel Cell truck for USA

Toyota works with Hino on Fuel Cell truck for USA

Toyota Motor North America and Hino USA work together on a heavy fuel cell truck for the North American market. The experienced truck builder Hino developed the new XL series, a conventional Class 8 truck. This truck is being tested with Toyota fuel cell technology. Apart from this developement both partners als work on a…Continue Reading

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Nikola Badger pickup

Nikola Badger pickup

Nikola Motors has presented the hydrogen and battery-powered rival to the Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1-T, with a range up to more than 900 km. The Nikoloa Badger blends a lithium-ion battery pack with a hydrogen fuel cell. Battery-only range is a claimed 483km, while the 120kW fuel-cell adds another 483km. The power in the Badger is provided by an independent…Continue Reading

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Tesla Semi on test

Tesla Semi on test

Tesla is testing the full electric tractor called ‘Semi’ in the USA. The combination is operating at 75.000 LBS which is about 34 ton total weight. The 6×4 tractor unit seems very small on these photo’s and it has a look that will not atract truck drivers if you ask us. The cab is even…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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BYD delivers electric truck to California port

BYD delivers electric truck to California port

Chinese electrial vehicle specialist en battery producer BYD has delivered a Class 8 electric truck to a Californian governmental board. The authority intends to find out in how far electrical trucks may replace diesel trucks in port area’s. The truck will start shuttling containers on a short with a company specialised in this kind of…Continue Reading

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Irizar ie Truck presented

Irizar ie Truck presented

Spanish coach and bus builder Irizar has presented an electric truck. After VDL that is the second coach and busbuilder that presents an electric transport sollution for cargo. The truck was presented during the opening of a completely new e-mobilityfactory in the Spanish town Aduna. Irizar invested 75 milion Euro in the new plant where…Continue Reading

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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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