Tag: Daimler Trucks

Feb 19, 2021 - 10:53 am

Daimler to move-up combustion vehicle phase-out?

Daimler has famously set itself the goal of achieving a CO2-free fleet by 2039. Now, the company is considering an early end to the combustion engine. In an interview, Daimler CEO Ola Källenius already hinted that the interim targets for electric vehicles could be revised upwards.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 07:33 pm

Daimler separates businesses – focus on eMobility

The Daimler Group has announced they would split up to spin-off and list Daimler Truck AG on the stock market as an independent company. The passenger car division, which will soon be renamed Mercedes-Benz, wants to focus on electric drives and vehicle software.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 02:15 pm

Proterra to go public via merger with ArcLight

Proterra, the U.S. manufacturer of electric buses, has announced its initial public offering through a merger with investment firm ArcLight Clean Transportation. Existing investor Daimler Trucks backs the deal.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 03:40 pm

eCitaoro G to reach 220 km range with solid-state batteries

The Mercedes eCitaro G articulated bus has celebrated its world premiere. The electric bus is now also optionally available with solid-state batteries that can provide a range of up to 220 kilometres. Mercedes has also revealed more on the series production of the eActros.

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Aug 25, 2020 - 04:16 pm

Designwerk & Daimler Trucks make low-entry e-truck

Designwerk has entered a partnership with Daimler Trucks and has included a low-entry chassis based on the Mercedes Econic in its own product range. The first vehicle of this type is to be delivered in the second quarter of next year.

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Aug 6, 2020 - 09:28 pm

Mercedes eActros e-trucks start next customer tests

Mercedes-Benz has started the second test phase of the eActros “innovation fleet”: Customers will now test the electric truck in everyday use. The first eActros of the second phase will be supplied by the Dutch logistics service provider Simon Loos.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Daimler progresses fuel cell cooperation with Volvo

Daimler has taken an organisational step towards a commercial vehicle fuel cell joint venture with Volvo Trucks: In the newly founded Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, all of the Group’s fuel cell activities will now be bundled together.

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Jun 5, 2020 - 03:12 pm

London & Regensburg home to new electric trucks

Electric trucks are becoming a reality as two real-life trials progress in the UK and Germany. At Infineon’s Regensburg site, a purely electric truck now made it into regular operation after two weeks of successful testing. Daimler has also delivered another Fuso eCanter in London – for a special purpose.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 12:14 pm

Daimler & Volvo join on truck and bus fuel cells

Daimler Truck and the Volvo Group intend to establish a joint venture to develop and build fuel cells for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. Although the letter of intent just signed is non-binding, a final agreement is expected to be concluded by the end of the year.

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Mar 26, 2020 - 03:26 pm

Fuso presents FC truck concept and announces serial plans

The Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC) announces the intention to start series production of fuel cell trucks “by the end of the 2020s”. The Japanese commercial vehicle manufacturer, which belongs to the Daimler Group, is also presenting the concept of the eCanter F-CELL.

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Mar 4, 2020 - 09:49 pm

Daimler tests e-semi-trailers and trucks in North America

Daimler Trucks is launching another eight fully-electric Freightliner trucks for customer testing in North America. Over a period of 22 months, 14 different customers from a range of sectors will operate six heavy-duty Freightliner eCascadia and two medium-duty Freightliner eM2 106 within their daily transport business.

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Feb 18, 2020 - 04:03 pm

Daimler T&B launches worldwide charging initiative

The E-Mobility Group from Daimler Trucks & Buses is launching a worldwide initiative to establish a charging infrastructure for battery-electric trucks. The focus of the “eTruck Charging Initiative” will initially be on charging stations installed at the depots of truck customers.

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Jan 28, 2020 - 05:27 pm

Fuso eCanter trucks arrive in Copenhagen

The purely electric Fuso eCanter truck from Daimler has now arrived in Scandinavia. Two eCanter were handed over to Citylogistik and Aarstiderne in the Danish capital Copenhagen. The eCanter now travels through nine major European cities.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 03:47 pm

First pre-series eCascadia models delivered

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has delivered the first units of its battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia truck to customers. However, these are test vehicles and series production is not scheduled to start until 2021.

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May 22, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Daimler restructures as Zetsche hands reigns to Källenius

After 13 years at the helm of Daimler, Dieter Zetsche stepped down as CEO today and has handed over management of the Group to Ola Källenius. He will be appointed Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars for the next five years and comes with ambitions.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 12:39 pm

USA: Daimler prepares serial electric truck production

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced its plan to convert their Portland plant in Oregon for the production of electric trucks under Freightliner banner next year.  Serial production of the eM2 and eCascadia models is set to start in 2021.

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Mar 19, 2019 - 02:13 pm

Japan: New Fuso product and design centre opened

Daimler Trucks has opened a new product and design centre at the Kawasaki plant of its Japanese commercial vehicle subsidiary Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC). A main focus of the new centre will be the specific challenges facing electric trucks and their ecosystems, including charging.

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Jan 3, 2019 - 04:14 pm

Daimler delivers first fully electric freightliner eM2

With the delivery of the first all-electric Freightliner eM2 to Penske Truck Leasing, Daimler Trucks has now also launched practical tests for heavy and medium-heavy electric trucks in the USA. In future, Penske Truck Leasing will use the electric truck in local distribution traffic in the northwest of the USA and in California.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/02/19/daimler-considers-moving-up-combustion-vehicle-phase-out/
19.02.2021 10:21