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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.
24 December 2019
The 354-horsepower truck powered by Volkswagen batteries has been tested in real-world distribution scenarios for more than a year and is now ready to go to work for a few environment-conscious haulage firms.
18 December 2019
On the heels of its FE and FL electric truck model launches, Volvo has unveiled new heavy-duty electric concept vehicles designed for construction and regional applications.
10 December 2019
Nikola says it has been looking for the right commercial partner to bring the TRE to Europe, and that CNH Industrial is that partner.
4 December 2019
The companies say battery-electric NIKOLA TRE tractors will be ready for public launch in September 2020.
25 November 2019
The newest CF Electrics will enter real-world tests immediately, working in the field for Dutch public waste disposal firms HVC and ROVA.
13 November 2019
The trucks are currently for sale in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland; Volvo says availability will expand to the UK, Ireland, and other European markets “at a later date.”
29 October 2019
The vehicles produce zero emissions and low noise levels, making them an excellent fit for working in densely populated urban centres with stringent emissions and noise regulations.
6 June 2019
Logistics firm Contargo’s trial use of six DAF electric trucks since early May caught the eye of jury members by demonstrating the practical relevance of electric vehicles in commercial transport.
13 May 2019
The centerpiece of the firm’s stand will be its 26-ton D Wide Master Z.E. waste collection truck.
9 May 2019
Contargo, a trimodal container and logistics specialist based in Duisburg, Germany, is the first company in the country to add DAF CF Electric trucks to its fleet.
15 February 2019
Tinie Manders Transport of Geldrop, Netherlands, added the fully electric truck to its fleet of 50 tractors and will pair it with a fully electric refrigerated trailer.
23 January 2019
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, PACCAR put several alternative energy vehicles on display.
27 December 2018
The new CF Electric is the truck manufacturer’s first fully electric truck, and features a 210-kilowatt electric motor that produces 2,000 newton metres of torque.
16 November 2018
Nikola Motor Company recently revealed the Nikola Tre (Norwegian for “three”), a new hydrogen-electric truck specifically designed for the European trucking industry.

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