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.