In a bold move, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group agreed to join forces in an effort to speed up the development, establishment and acceptance of fuel cell vehicles – at a time when much of the focus on electric trucks among legacy truck makers has been on battery-electric solutions.
April 21, 2020
ElectReon has tested the wireless charging of a 40-ton long-haul electric truck in Sweden. This marks the first truck operations on a public wireless electric road, according to the announcement.
March 30, 2020
Ideal for urban waste collection, Daimler's eEconic electric truck will be based on the all-electric eActros, with testing to begin in 2021.
January 17, 2020
After a three-year project in conjunction with Australian automotive technology company SEA Electric, fleet service provider All Purpose Transport is set to deploy Queensland’s first 100% electric delivery truck for Ikea’s planned zero-emissions truck fleet by 2025.
December 11, 2019
Sweden’s Volvo Group has developed electric concept trucks for construction and regional-distribution applications in Europe.
December 10, 2019
DHL Express has begun testing new, improved versions of the electric StreetScooter Work and Work L delivery trucks in Europe. A North American evaluation program is planned as well.
December 10, 2019
Volvo Trucks has started selling its Volvo FL and Volvo FE electric trucks within select markets within Europe, the company announced.
November 6, 2019
Nagel-Group is testing the fully electric Mercedes-Benz eActros in Hamburg, Germany. Mercedes aims to achieve series production for heavy electric trucks for inner-city distribution operations starting in 2021.
July 9, 2019
Scania's new NXT electric, self-driving concept vehicle can be quickly reconfigured to meet changing fleet needs in the course of a single work day. It can be a commuter bus in the morning and evening, for example, and a refuse truck overnight.
June 10, 2019
A joint government-private sector venture in Sweden is developing a road network capable of charging electric vehicles – including trucks and buses – while they drive.
April 12, 2019
Logistics service provider DB Schenker and Fuso, a Daimler Trucks brand, are expanding their partnership to bring more fully electric cabovers into European cities to support last-mile deliveries.
April 3, 2019
At least some of the work done at the new Fuso product and design center in Japan will be focused on developing electric trucks.
March 26, 2019
Nikola Motor Company announced it is developing the Nikola Tre, a fully electric hydrogen-powered day cab tractor aimed at markets in Europe.
November 5, 2018
Mercedes-Benz Vans showcased a concept of an autonomous, all-electric van in two variants, one for freight and one for passengers.
September 21, 2018
Brazilian brewing company Ambev is adding 1,600 battery-electric trucks from Volkswagen, which was triggered by a government policy that applied a new fixed minimum freight fare for diesel truckers.
September 4, 2018