Tag: electric truck

Japanese truck and bus company Fuso is set to offer an all-electric truck, called the eCanter, in Australia. The zero-emissions light truck, which is designed for inner-city operations, is due to go on sale in February 2021. Drive for the 4×2 truck is provided by an electric motor that produces 135kW and 390Nm, which is Continue reading Electric Fuso eCanter truck for Australia

Volvo Penta has developed an electric driveline for the Rosenbauer prototype Revolutionary Technology (RT) fire engine, which is due to undergo real-world trials in 2021. The prototype is equipped with a pair of 350kW electric motors, a 100kWh battery system and power electronics from Volvo Penta, all of which is reported to provide the performance Continue reading Volvo Penta electrifies fire truck

We may never see an EV battery pack capable of providing a million-mile (1.6 million km) range, but one capable of enough discharge and recharge cycles to carry a vehicle this huge distance could become available as soon as next year, according to Tesla. The main benefit of this battery technology could be to help Continue reading Mooted million-mile battery pack could be electric truck game-changer

Australia may be regularly dismissed as a laggard in terms of vehicle electrification, but a visit to the recent Brisbane Truck Show would have left few visitors in doubt over the future of road transport in this country. Electric trucks and drive systems were conspicuously and proudly displayed by big-name tier 1 suppliers such as Continue reading Brisbane Truck Show 2019 showcases commercial vehicle electrification