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.
30 November 2020
The 4x2 rigid runs on four 200-kilowatt-hour batteries that give it a 193-kilometre operating range while hauling up to 12 pallets with a maximum weight of 6 tonnes.
9 November 2020
The move comes as part of the city’s ongoing transition away from fossil fuels, which it aims to complete by 2030.
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.