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8 October 2020
The goal is to make more efficient use of every cell in a vehicle’s battery, in the process providing greater flexibility, lower cost, and better capacity utilisation.
29 September 2020
The trucks will be produced at the Wörth plant in Germany, followed in 2022 by eEconic trucks designed specifically for municipal use.
15 September 2020
The company pledges to launch new electrified products annually over the coming years, and says that long-distance electric trucks adapted for fast charging are on the way.
4 September 2020
The Warwick design studio did its homework and came up with a design that’s good for the environment and drivers, not to mention nearby bicyclists, pedestrians, and other vehicles.
3 September 2020
The firm’s 12-vehicle pilot program is set to begin in 2021, with wider production to follow in 2021.
26 August 2020
Bridgestone says their R-Steer tyres have a ribbed tread and a distinct steer pattern designed to reduce road noise and perform optimally on high-torque electric vehicles.
24 August 2020
Scania’s research partners indicate that a successful outcome could eventually lead to as much as 80% of heavy trucks in Germany utilising similar tech to dramatically reduce carbon emissions.
20 July 2020
The Delanchy Group recently acquired the first Renault Trucks D Z.E. production model to exit Renault’s manufacturing facility in Blainville-sur-Orne, France.
15 July 2020
Powered by two electric motors, the truck delivers a maximum power of 370 kilowatts, continuous power of 260 kW, and maximum torque of 850 newton-metres.
15 July 2020
The Volta Zero isn’t just a zero-emissions vehicle; it’s also manufactured using body panels constructed of biodegradable resins and a flax material weave, making the vehicle almost entirely carbon-neutral.
9 June 2020
Daimler Truck AG has consolidated all of its fuel cell ventures into one new company: Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG.
9 June 2020
Thanks to their zero-emission, low-noise operation, these trucks are well-suited to urban distribution and other tasks, even in heavily regulated areas such as London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone.
8 June 2020
Following completion of the merger between VectoIQ Acquisition Corp. and Nikola Corporation, Nikola shareholders received 1.901 shares of VectoIQ for every Nikola share.
20 May 2020
Mitsubishi FUSO distributor Mercedes-Benz says the eCanter is “the world’s first fully electric light-duty truck to enter series production,” and that more than 140 units have been sold worldwide since its launch in 2018.
8 April 2020
Able to drive 100 kilometers on a charge, the lithium-ion battery-powered truck is built in Tramagal, Portugal, for European and U.S. customers and in Kawasaki, Japan, for Asian markets.
20 March 2020
The truck has entered service in Zwolle, and three other similar vehicles will operate elsewhere as part of a refuse collection field test.
12 March 2020
The firm recently built a new, 18,000-square-metre building on the grounds of its Blainville-sur-Orne campus in which to store batteries and complete electric vehicle production.
9 March 2020
EO Charging says this partnership offers Renault customers an easier way to transition to e-mobility by providing a proven electric vehicle coupled with a well-developed charging platform.
4 March 2020
The Netherlands-based Peter Appel Transport is currently testing two DAF CF Hybrid trucks with diesel engines and electric models.
18 February 2020
The programme will put two 27-tonne electric Scania lorries to work delivering appliances in Oslo; the trucks’ performance data will aid in future electric truck development.
11 February 2020
The firms say the decision is due in large part to Germany’s commitment to developing hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicles as outlined in its National Hydrogen Strategy.
6 February 2020
Renault Trucks President Bruno Blin says this deal is the first of its scale in Europe and proves “that the transport sector is undergoing a major transformation.”
4 February 2020
The partnership is producing electric rigids for a number of applications, and Electra Chairman Sid Sadique says his firm “literally can’t build them quickly enough.”
22 January 2020
The truck manufacturer says hydrogen gas “is an interesting option for long-haulage electrified transport, and early tests show that the technology also works well in colder climate.”
6 January 2020
DAF’s partners in the real-world tests are quite happy with the all-electric trucks thus far, and DAF are gathering valuable data which will help them refine the trucks further.

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