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3 August 2021
The project is part of the UK Government’s £20 million road freight trials for zero-emission vehicles in support of Department for Transport carbon reduction goals and delivered using the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI).
30 July 2021
The electric road system is seen as one of the most technically viable and economically attractive options for the electrification of heavy-duty trucks because it uses known and available technologies in new ways.
22 July 2021
The companies plan to start full-scale production on customer-specified vehicles by 2022’s end, leveraging composite materials in the body and trim.
13 July 2021
The CF Electric’s 210-kilowatt electric motor delivers 2,000 newton-metres of torque, and its 350-kilowatt-hour battery has a fully charged range of up to 220 kilometres.
7 July 2021
DAF Trucks is showcasing its New Generation DAF range at the ITT Hub show in Farnborough, and two of the main attractions—shown for first time in the UK—are DAF’s LF Electric and CF Electric.
25 June 2021
The truck maker says it’s “Leading The Charge” on green transport technologies, and provides a family of electric vehicles ranging from 3.1 to 26 tonnes in gross vehicle weight.
17 June 2021
The manufacturer will premiere its new eActros battery-electric truck on 30 June in an online event that is a culmination of a journey that began in 2016.
1 June 2021
The trial shows that battery-electric buses can now replace internal combustion vehicles at a 1:1 ratio, which is an important factor in moving away from fossil fuel-powered transport options.
27 May 2021
The firm already operates five eCanters in France and Germany, making it FUSO’s largest electric fleet customer.
26 May 2021
The first model in Scania’s all-new Fencer bus range a completely built-up, single-deck coach designed for performance and fuel economy in city, interurban, or rural roles.
14 May 2021
The new fixed charging stations offer power levels from 20 up to 360 kilowatts, while the mobile chargers have levels from 24 to 40 kW.
13 May 2021
The virtual event will bring together stakeholders in sustainable, net-zero transitions in transportation and will cover policy and regulation, innovation, technology, and investment.
4 May 2021
Cellcentric’s goal is to start with customer tests of fuel-cell trucks in about three years and to be in series production of the trucks during the second half of this decade.
14 April 2021
The electric vehicle firm is considering former Nissan manufacturing facilities in the city along with other European locations and says it will make a final decision soon.
22 March 2021
The 26-tonne 6x2 rigid is powered by four 66-kWh battery packs and came equipped with JOCQUIN tipper bodywork and a HIAB X HiPro 142-E crane.
26 February 2021
The truck will travel along a 150-kilometre, one-way route between DHL terminals in Gothenburg and Jönköping, expanding Volvo’s zero-emissions testing from local to regional distribution.
22 February 2021
The entry is 200 millimetres lower than that of a base Range D model, and that can be reduced by a further 70 mm with an optional feature that lowers the front of the vehicle.
19 February 2021
The eCanters around the globe combined have already covered more than 3 million kilometres, for an impressive reduction in emissions.
18 February 2021
The U.S.-based firm says its battery can handle more than 4,000 recharges in a 10-year period “without significant degradation.”
9 February 2021
This agreement will allow Volta to begin producing trial vehicles this year and then move into full production roughly 12 months later.
1 February 2021
Once all three projected test sites are up and running, the tests will include 22 trucks in total; Scania will manage maintenance and data collection for all test vehicles.
28 January 2021
The manufacturer’s newest vehicle draws on innovations from its previous all-electric offering, the CF, as well as from years of developing the standard LF range.
21 January 2021
The company has stated its goal of reducing its own operational CO2 emissions by 50% while reducing CO2 produced by its vehicles by 20%, all by 2025.
15 December 2020
Volta is working with Petit Forestier subsidiary Lecapitaine to develop the box bodies and refrigeration units; Petit Forestier says its involvement in this process will allow it to deliver a quality service to its customers.
30 November 2020
The truck maker reports that new component types require exhaustive new series of simulations and new tests to ensure the safety of the truck, its driver, and everyone else on the road.

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