Nov 17, 2017 - 05:37 pm

Volvo might be the next to present an electric truck

volvo-lkw-symbolbild-verbrenner

The Swedish carmaker considers adding electric-powered trucks to its portfolio. While Volvo is experienced in producing electric buses, South Korea’s technology giant Samsung could supply the batteries.

Claes Nilsson, head of Volvo Trucks, said to The Korea Herald that they are currently talking with Samsung about the development of such electric truck batteries. Both companies partner also in the electric bus sector. Further details about the extent of a potential future partnership in the truck field have not yet been given.

Nilsson’s stay in Seoul, South Korea was due to a presentation he hold on future visions including connectivity, automation and electric mobility regarding the commercial vehicle segment. In this context, he also said that “hydrogen has potential, but batteries are more likely to be the mainstream”.
koreaherald.com

– ADVERTISEMENT –

CoperionCoperion technology for continuous production of battery materials. Reliable process technology solutions that secure a consistently high product quality: The ZSK twin screw extruders, the components and the gravimetric feeders from Coperion and Coperion K-Tron are specifically designed for toxic and hard-to-handle materials in continuous production processes.
www.coperion.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2017/11/17/volvo-might-next-present-electric-truck/
17.11.2017 17:47