posted June 15, 2021 in

Commercial vehicles

Volkswagen

Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus (VWCO) started mass production of its first all-electric truck in Brazil on Monday. After a comprehensive test period, VWCO manufactures the e-Delivery distribution truck in the Brazilian city of Resende and is… Continue reading

posted May 4, 2021 in

Commercial vehicles

Toyota

The new Toyota Proace CITY Electric marks a significant expansion of the Toyota Professional product range in electrified light vans and passenger cars. This electric van makes Toyota a strong player in the segment of compact vans in Europe.… Continue reading

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 November 13, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Ford

The new Ford E-Transit all-electric van will arrive in the spring of 2022. The 100% electric version of the world's best-selling van has an estimated range of up to 350 km (this is three times the average daily distance travelled by EU fleet… Continue reading

posted October 26, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Solaris

Solaris has presented its latest electric bus: Urbino 15 LE. The 15-meter-long Urbino 15 LE electric bus is a three-axle vehicle designed primarily for the Scandinavian market. The electric bus is powered by an asynchronous electric… Continue reading

posted October 19, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Hyundai

Many thousands of trucks roll on highways every day. This has an enormous impact on the environment because freight traffic is anything but clean. Hyundai Motor wants to change that, and it has delivered the first seven Xcient Fuel Cell trucks in… Continue reading

posted October 11, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Irizar e-mobility

Irizar e-mobility won a public tender for the supply of 49 electric buses to the French city of Strasbourg. The first electric buses are expected to be delivered later this year. These vehicles are intended to set up a sustainable public… Continue reading

posted September 23, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Mercedes-Benz

Daimler's Trucks & Buses commercial vehicle division is celebrating another milestone on the way to electrifying its vehicle portfolio: customers around the world have covered more than seven million kilometres with battery-electric trucks and… Continue reading

posted September 17, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Proterra

The US manufacturer Proterra has presented its latest battery-electric bus, the ZX5. It is available in two lengths with10.7 meters and 12.2 meters with 29 and 40 seats. The larger model can be equipped with battery capacities of up to … 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 31, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Bollinger Motors

The US electric car startup Bollinger Motors wants to expand its range with a purely electric delivery van. The e-transporter, which has now been presented in the form of the Deliver-E concept, is scheduled to go into production in 2022.… 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 August 8, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Citroen

The new Citroën ë-Jumpy electric van can be ordered now. Deliveries of the emission-free van will begin in October 2020, this applies to both the version: 50 kWh battery with a range of up to 230 kilometres and the 75… Continue reading

posted June 29, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Fiat

The Fiat Ducato dominates the light commercial vehicle market. Now Fiat has presented an electric variant as an alternative to the combustion engines. The new Fiat E-Ducato will be on the market in the next few months. With features such as… Continue reading

posted June 20, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Mercedes-Benz

The eSprinter will be available as a van with a gross vehicle weight of 3,500 kilograms in a high-roof version. Its electric drive drives the front wheels and, like the entry-level diesel unit, produces 85 kW with a torque of up to 300 Newton meters. The… 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 May 19, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Toyota

The new Toyota PROACE Electric van will be launched in European markets from the fall of 2020. The range includes three body lengths and two different battery sizes, with up to 330 kilometres range. Its clever design ensures… Continue reading

posted May 15, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Peugeot

Electrification is underway at Peugeot and more generally within the PSA group. After the 100% electric version of the new 208, it is a utility van, Peugeot e-Expert, that takes the path of the zero-emission propulsion. Like Opel Vivaro-e and… Continue reading

posted May 9, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

MAZ

Minsk Automobile Plant has released the third generation of electric buses. It is assumed that they will combine the advantages of trolleybuses and public transport. With the help of the new model, the Belarusian manufacturer expects to… Continue reading

posted April 29, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Opel

Opel introduced the Vivaro-e electric van model which has 136 hp and 260 Nm. Commercial fleet operators have just received a new offer: an electric Opel Vivaro-e! The German company made its debut in the electric utility segment with Vivaro-e… Continue reading

posted April 1, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Toyota

Japanese carmaker Toyota and its commercial vehicle subsidiary Hino Motors is developing a fuel cell truck based on the Hino Profia. It uses technology that Toyota has developed for the next generation of the Mirai. According to a Toyota announcement, the… Continue reading

posted March 28, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Volkswagen

Volkswagen Trucks presents e-BULLI, a fully electric vehicle that produces zero emissions on the road. The concept vehicle is equipped with drive system components from Volkswagen's latest electric vehicle and is based on a T1 Samba bus that… 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 26, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Volvo

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) is now accepting pre-orders for its electrical construction machinery, specifically for the compact excavator ECR25 Electric and the compact wheel loader L25 Electric.… Continue reading

posted February 12, 2020 in

Commercial vehicles

Volkswagen

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWN) will deliver a total of 420 e-Crafters to Chronopost (a member of the La Poste group) over the next two years. For Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWN) this it is the largest single e-Crafter order until… 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 December 12, 2019 in

Commercial vehicles

Cooperation partners MagniX and Harbor Air have announced the successful first flight of a de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver seaplane converted to electric propulsion. The declared goal of the duo is to successively electrify all 42 sea… Continue reading

posted December 5, 2019 in

Commercial vehicles

Yutong

Mexico City has commissioned 63 battery-powered trolleybuses from Chinese manufacturer Yutong. 40 of the buses have already been delivered, the remaining 23 will follow in December. These are O-buses that also have a battery to cover up to… Continue reading

posted November 7, 2019 in

Commercial vehicles

Opel

The Opel Vivaro-e is the fully electric variant of the light commercial van from Opel. It will hit the market next year. As part of its PACE! Strategic plan, Opel will develop eight electrified cars by 2021. At the same time, among those eight electric cars… Continue reading

posted November 2, 2019 in

Commercial vehicles

Solaris

The first major order for electric buses has been delivered to the Hamburger Hochbahn after about one year. The new fleet is already in service. Just over a year ago, Hamburger Hochbahn presented its first fully electric bus to the public - meanwhile… Continue reading