Mar 20, 2023 - 01:15 pm
Asset Alliance Group orders 75 electric trucks from DAF
DAF Trucks has been contracted to deliver at least 75 electric trucks in the UK. The British truck rental company Asset Alliance ordered a total of 1,500 new trucks from the Dutch manufacturer, and while the majority diesel trucks, at least 75 are to be electric. Deliveries are due to start this year.
Sep 20, 2022 - 12:02 pm
DAF shows two new electric trucks to launch in 2023
DAF Trucks has unveiled all-electric versions for its new generation DAF XD and XF truck ranges. Available to order now, the XD Electric and XF Electric are scheduled to be assembled on a new production line in Eindhoven from 2023.
Apr 26, 2022 - 04:59 pm
Quantron reveals light e-truck & e-tractor unit
German electric truck conversion company Quantron is launching the Qargo 4 EV Light Truck, the second vehicle in the brand’s new design. In future, the company’s product range will also include an electric tractor unit.
Mar 27, 2022 - 02:43 pm
Amazon puts heavy-duty e-trucks made by DAF on UK roads
DAF Trucks, part of the US Group Paccar, has delivered five heavy-duty electric trucks to Amazon UK. The EVs can carry up to 37 tons and join what Amazon calls its “middle mile” delivery fleet. They are also the first e-trucks in their class Amazon is operating in Europe.
May 3, 2021 - 02:58 pm
DAF Trucks releases full charging station portfolio
Dutch truck manufacturer DAF Trucks, part of the US Paccar Group, now offers customers a complete range of charging stations with outputs from 20 kW to 350 kW. Mobile chargers with an output of 24 kW to 40 kW are available as well.
Jan 28, 2021 - 02:00 pm
DAF Trucks presents 2nd e-Truck, the LF Electric
Dutch DAF Trucks presents the production version of its second all-electric truck model called LF Electric, which will go into production at Leyland Trucks in the UK in May 2021. The launch follows the revised CF Electric tractor shown a few months ago.
Dec 15, 2020 - 09:05 pm
Major truck makers pledge to go zero-emission by 2040
Europe’s leading truck manufacturers just pledged to no longer produce diesel trucks from 2040. However, the industry together with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research also points to politicians having to prepare the ground.
Sep 3, 2020 - 03:03 pm
DAF Trucks double the range of the CF Electric
Dutch truck manufacturer DAF Trucks has doubled the range of its all-electric CF Electric truck to over 200 kilometres. Since the vehicle is significantly lighter with the new battery generation, the payload has also increased.
Mar 10, 2020 - 03:04 pm
DAF starts customer tests for HEV-diesel hybrid truck
DAF Trucks has started to test the CF Hybrid in customer applications to gain experience in daily use. The Dutch transport company Peter Appel will be using two of these hybrid trucks to supply supermarkets in the Netherlands close to city centres.
Nov 22, 2019 - 01:54 pm
DAF unveils 3-axle electric garbage disposal truck
The Dutch manufacturer DAF now also offers its CF Electric electric truck as a three-axle truck with a gross vehicle weight of 28 tonnes. The first examples will be tested this year as refuse trucks by the Dutch waste disposal companies HVC and ROVA.
Feb 8, 2019 - 03:05 pm
DAF hands over electric CF for testing
Following the handover of the first CF Electric to the Jumbo supermarket chain, Dutch truck manufacturer DAF Trucks has now delivered another fully electric truck to Tinie Manders Transport, also based in the Netherlands.
Dec 19, 2018 - 03:16 pm
DAF e-truck is trial-ready for Jumbo supermarkets
DAF Trucks has delivered its first fully electric truck, the CF Electric, to Jumbo supermarket chain. The electric semi-trailer was developed with VDL and premiered at this year’s IAA Commercial Vehicles. Jumbo will use the CF Electric to supply its supermarkets in the south of the Netherlands.
Sep 25, 2018 - 07:13 pm
DAF presents entire electrified truck portfolio
Dutch DAF is showing two electric trucks in Hanover. Also joining the LF Electric and CF Electric is the CF Hybrid and the company now released data on the performance of their low emission portfolio of utility vehicles.
May 17, 2018 - 02:49 pm
DAF and VDL team up for electric semi truck CF Electric
Dutch DAF has turned to VDL as they want to electrify their truck business. VDL delivers the EV system including a 170 kWh battery and the electric semi is to haul up to 40 tons through cities. A small number of e-trucks will take up service at selected clients this year.