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Specialist title International Mining has reported that a Chinese manufacturer is working on a pure-electric haul truck for heavy-duty mining applications. International Mining, which covers news and developments related to global mining and minerals processing, says that the Xiangtan Electric Manufacturing Company (XEMC) is developing a lithium battery-powered version of its 108-tonne AC-drive rigid haul Continue reading Pure electric for mine trucks

US-based waste disposal truck manufacturer Curbtender is partnering with electrification specialist XL Fleet to develop a new line of pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. It is among the latest in an array of new environmentally friendly entries into the waste transport industry, which are being driven by an increasing interest in – and growing Continue reading Waste disposal trucks go EV

USING electric vehicles for last-mile delivery makes perfect sense. For starters, they’re quiet and clean so their operation in urban areas is less antisocial and increasingly essential, given the rise in emissions-restricted zones and potential related charges. Such low- and ultra-low emissions zones may eventually arise in other cities and areas, meaning more transport businesses Continue reading New electrified options paving way for sustainable commercial vehicles

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