Daimler shows off new applications of eActros at the IAA
Mercedes-Benz Trucks presented a range of new applications for the battery-electric eActros currently on display in Hanover. Presentations included using the eActros as a semitrailer tractor and an electric auxiliary drive solution, for example for skip and roll-off tippers.
Fuso presents new generation of eCanter light truck
Daimler truck subsidiary Fuso is unveiling the next generation of the all-electric eCanter light truck. The new vehicle will be offered in weight classes from 4.25 to 8.55 tons, in addition to the currently available 7.5-tonne truck. The Next Generation eCanter will celebrate its world premiere in Japan.
Australia Post orders 20 Fuso eCanter delivery BEVs
Australia Post continues to green its fleets with the addition of 20 Fuso eCanter trucks. The mail service expects the vans to hit the road in October and says it is among the first clients. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) launched the eCanter in Australia in April.
Fuso eCanter: route & mission profile analysis via app
Fuso is now bringing the ‘eTruck Ready’ app from group parent Daimler Trucks to selected European markets for the Fuso eCanter. The application allows potential customers to check whether their application profiles and routes are suitable for the all-electric light truck.
DB Schenker grows Fuso eCanter fleet
Deutsche Bahn subsidiary DB Schenker has been testing the Fuso eCanter, a small electric truck since 2018. Two units are in operation in Berlin, three more in Frankfurt, Stuttgart and Paris. But testing is not the end of the story.
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.
Daimler delivers EVs in Germany and Dublin
The transport company SWEG, headquartered in Lahr in the Black Forest in Germany, will bring the first Mercedes-Benz eCitaro REX from series production to the road. Daimler announced that two new Fuso eCanter that have gone into mail-delivery operation in Dublin.
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.
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.
Daimler delivers first Fuso eCanter to UK customers
Daimler Trucks has now delivered the first fully-electric Fuso eCanter to customers in the United Kingdom. The courier service DPD, the logistics company Wincanton and the bakery supplier Hovis were the first to receive some of the total of 9 trucks for their fleets.
Fuso Canter E-Cell passes test.
A total of 51,500 kilometres were driven in eight Fuso Canter E-Cell during testing in Portugal. The trial began in mid-2014 and resulted in operating costs dropping 64 percent. The trucks ran for as many as 109 km on one charge.