Category : Commercial Vehicle

DAF shows two new e-trucks - production starting in 2023

DAF shows two new e-trucks - production starting in 2023

DAF Trucks has unveiled all-electric versions for its new-generation DAF XD and XF truck ranges, which are available to order now and will be assembled on a new production line in Eindhoven from 2023.

Production start for Nissan Townstar EV

Production start for Nissan Townstar EV

Nissan has started series production of the Townstar EV for the European markets. The successor to the e-NV200 is based on the CMF-C platform developed with alliance partner Renault and is now being manufactured in Maubeuge, France.

Tesla Semi currently no longer available for reservation

Tesla Semi currently no longer available for reservation

Tesla has updated the website for its e-truck, and while the option to reserve the Tesla Semi has been removed, at least for now, it now only talks about three electric motors instead of four.

Maxus expands dealer network in the south and east

Maxus expands dealer network in the south and east

The Chinese SAIC commercial vehicle brand Maxus is further expanding its dealer network in Germany. The new Maxus partner is Max Schultz Automobile, which will in future also sell the Chinese brand's e-commercial vehicles at its headquarters in Sonnefeld, Bavaria, and at four other locations in Thuringia, Saxony and Bavaria.

Tesla to start semi-deliveries before the end of 2022

Tesla to start semi-deliveries before the end of 2022

Elon Musk has announced that the first examples of Tesla's electric tractor-trailer will be delivered to customers later this year - and right away in the version with the larger battery for 500 miles or 800 kilometers of range.

Scania delivers all-electric 64-tonne truck

Scania delivers all-electric 64-tonne truck

Scania has delivered an all-electric truck specifically designed for transporting timber to Swedish timber processor SCA, offering a gross vehicle weight rating of up to 64 tonnes on public roads and up to 80 tonnes on private roads.

ElectricBrands shows camper version of the XBUS

ElectricBrands shows camper version of the XBUS

Almost exactly one year after its premiere the ElectricBrands brand XBUS presented a camper van based on its electric light vehicle. There is also news about the Microlino clone Karo, which ElectricBrands plans to launch later this year as the "Evetta".

Maxus revises eDeliver3 and eDeliver9

Maxus revises eDeliver3 and eDeliver9

Chinese SAIC commercial vehicle brand Maxus has revamped its e-transporters for the new model year, with the updates aimed at "improving the diversity and everyday usability" of its commercial vehicles.

Scania presents e-truck range for regional transport

Scania presents e-truck range for regional transport

Scania will offer customers new electric models every year from now on. Vehicles for inner-city deliveries are now joined by battery-electric trucks for regional transport. The new model range, with a battery capacity of 624 kWh, is available with R or S cabs.

Wrightbus equips 420 buses with battery systems from Forsee

Wrightbus equips 420 buses with battery systems from Forsee

Forsee Power has received another order from Wrightbus, the Northern Irish bus builder, to supply the French battery manufacturer with Zen Slim battery modules for 420 of its electric buses, as well as Pulse battery systems for Wrightbus' hydrogen program.

Daimler Truck builds first prototype of the eActros LongHaul

Daimler Truck builds first prototype of the eActros LongHaul

Daimler Truck has built the first prototypes of the battery-electric eActros LongHaul long-haul truck and plans to test them on public roads later this year. In addition, the truck manufacturer has announced further variants of the eActros for distribution transport.

Stellantis and Toyota cooperate on large e-transporter

Stellantis and Toyota cooperate on large e-transporter

Stellantis and Toyota have announced an expansion of their partnership to include a new large van for European markets, scheduled for mid-2024, which will also get a battery-electric version.