Commercial vehicles

Daimler's Trucks & Buses division is celebrating 7 million kilometres
Posted Sep 23, 2020

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...

Proterra ZX5 battery-electric bus
Posted Sep 17, 2020

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...

Mercedes-Benz eActros electric heavy truck
Posted Sep 04, 2020

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...

Bollinger Deliver-E electric van
Posted Aug 31, 2020

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...

Fuso eCanter SensorCollect concept truck
Posted Aug 12, 2020

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...

Citroen e-Jumpy electric van
Posted Aug 08, 2020

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...

Fiat E-Ducato electric van
Posted Jun 29, 2020

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...

Mercedes-Benz eSprinter electric van
Posted Jun 20, 2020

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...

Logistics 18E electric truck
Posted Jun 16, 2020

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...

Toyota PROACE Electric will be launched in European markets
Posted May 19, 2020

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...

Peugeot e-Expert electric van will offer up to 330 km of range
Posted May 15, 2020

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...

MAZ 303E10 electric bus: specifications and design
Posted May 09, 2020

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...

The Opel Vivaro-e electric van with a range of 330 kilometres
Posted Apr 29, 2020

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...

Toyota and Hino Motors develops new fuel cell truck
Posted Apr 01, 2020

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...

Volkswagen e-BULLI: fully electric camper-van
Posted Mar 28, 2020

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...

D ZE and D Wide ZE electric truck
Posted Mar 16, 2020

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...

ECR25 Electric and L25 Electric
Posted Feb 26, 2020

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...

Volkswagen e-Crafter fully electric commercial vehicle
Posted Feb 12, 2020

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...

Fully electric 26-ton D-type ZE Renault Trucks
Posted Feb 06, 2020

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 ...

de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver seaplane
Posted Dec 12, 2019

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...

Battery-powered trolleybuses
Posted Dec 05, 2019

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...

Opel Vivaro-e electric van
Posted Nov 07, 2019

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...

eCitaro e-buses
Posted Nov 02, 2019

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...

Amazon buys 100,000 fully electric vans from Rivian
Posted Sep 20, 2019

The Amazon distribution giant has pledged to comply with the Paris Agreement against climate change signed in 2015 ten years ahead of schedule and has ordered 100,000 fully electric vans, which will be manufactured by Rivian....

APM (Accessible People Mover)
Posted Jul 22, 2019

It is designed to transport visitors, staff, athletes or people with special accessibility needs. Toyota launches the first vehicle of the support program for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games: an electric shuttle that will make transport...

Volkswagen Type 20 electric minibus
Posted Jul 08, 2019

For the 20th anniversary of the VW subsidiary in California, the German carmaker has shown the legendary Type 2 T1 as an electric minibus. The VW Type 20 is just a concept. Type 20 is an electric minibus based on the iconic Volkswagen Type 2 T1 that...

MAN eTGE electric van
Posted Jun 27, 2019

MAN presented in its facilities in Madrid its new 100% electric MAN eTGE van. With a range close to 173 kilometers and a payload of approximately one ton, the 100% electric van is especially for urban distribution. The company...

Fiat Ducato MY2020 commercial car 2020
Posted Jun 19, 2019

Fiat Ducato: the best seller of Fiat Professional commercial vehicles is renewed with the model year 2020, which introduces an updated design, more technology for safety and onboard connectivity, an updated gearbox with a 9-speed automatic...

Skai Flying Car
Posted Jun 05, 2019

Skai Flying Car is the mobility solution from BMW and Alaka'i Technologies that differs from the rest of flying cars that we have seen to date by one feature: it is powered by hydrogen fuel cells . It is an aircraft equipped with...

Hyundai Motor's double-decker electric bus with 300 km of autonomy
Posted May 30, 2019

Hyundai Motor has introduced its first electrically powered double-decker bus. From when and in which countries the new 70-seater is to be sold, is not yet known. The development of the vehicle began in 2017 and was funded by the...