posted April 2, 2021 in

Commercial vehicles

Futuricum

More and more logistics companies are using electric trucks. The electric models tested in the first pilot projects are mostly designed for use in urban areas since large ranges with a fully electric drive still entail technical challenges… Continue reading

posted September 4, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Mercedes-Benz

The electric heavy truck Mercedes-Benz eActros is now operating in everyday traffic for DB Schenker in Leipzig. The electric truck, which has a total weight of 25 tons, runs in the inner city and rolls about 100 km a day. Electric trucks will… Continue reading

posted August 12, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

FUSO

The FUSO eCanter SensorCollect concept is a garbage truck based on the eCanter electric model. The innovation is that the operator can control the truck from outside, the whole operation becoming more efficient. The control is done wirelessly… Continue reading

posted June 16, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Volvo

DPD Switzerland has ordered a purely electrically powered Futuricum Logistics 18E truck from the Swiss company Designwerk Products AG in Winterthur. The Logistics 18E electric truck from Designwerk has a range of up to 760 kilometres. At 680… Continue reading

posted March 16, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Renault

Renault Trucks will begin mass production of the D ZE and D Wide ZE electric trucks at its Blainville-sur-Orne, Normandy plant this month. The plant was expanded for the assembly of the e-distribution trucks. This start of production… Continue reading

posted February 6, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Renault

Renault Trucks has signed a contract with the Carlsberg Group for the delivery of 20 fully electric 26-ton D-type ZE trucks. The electric trucks are to be delivered to the Swiss brewery Feldschlösschen later this year. The heavy… Continue reading

posted March 19, 2019 in

Commercial vehicles

Lion Electric

The Canadian manufacturer Lion Electric, which was previously known for its electric school buses, is expanding its range of electric utility vehicles with the launch of its first electric truck called Lion8 - a Class 8 vehicle -… Continue reading

posted February 22, 2019 in

Commercial vehicles

Volvo

Volvo Trucks has started delivering the first fully electric trucks. It is a garbage truck for the waste and recycling company Renova and a distributor truck for the Schenker service provider TGM operating in Sweden.  The electric… Continue reading

posted April 23, 2018 in

Commercial vehicles

Volvo

The truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks, which plans to start production of its first e-truck in 2019, intends to make battery technology available to its other brands in future in order to reduce development and production costs. According to… Continue reading

posted April 13, 2018 in

Commercial vehicles

Volvo

Volvo Trucks introduced its first fully electric truck for commercial use. The truck is called FL Electric and is intended for use by urban services, in particular in the field of waste disposal, local delivery of goods and… Continue reading