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ZF’s SCALAR platform enhances cargo tracking with Shippeo

According to ZF, by providing real-time and predictive visibility, logistics providers can minimize potential delays while optimizing line-haul and delivery efficiencies and improve on-time deliveries. Integrating cargo visibility into SCALAR provides carriers equal real-time ETA visibility for both…

Electric Truck

Mercedes European electric roadshow with two eActros 600

With the “eActros 600 European Testing Tour 2024”, the intention of Mercedes-Benz Trucks is for two near-series prototypes of the new electric flagship eActros 600 to drive through more than 20 European countries, completing more than 13.000 kilometers each with 40 tons total towing weight.
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Extended range for the Ford E-Transit electric van

In addition, Ford engineers have significantly enhanced E-Transit’s charging performance for every extended range model. Maximum AC charge capability has been increased from 11 kW to 22 kW, DC fast charging capability has been increased from 115 kW to 180 kW.

Mercedes eSprinter, enhanced product offering in North America

Mercedes-Benz USA is extending customer offerings for the new 2025 eSprinter with the launch of the 81-kWh battery option (usable capacity) and further developed technology functions. In addition, enhanced safety and assistance systems are now available as well as upgraded standard equipment for the…

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Hydrogen trucks, HVS will supply 30 fuel cell vehicles in the UK

Founded in 2015, Explore, the company that will use the trucks, is a specialist supplier of transport and plant hire services to a diverse range of industry sectors including aerospace, construction, rail and nuclear, and is one of the fastest growing haulage and plant hire businesses in the UK.  

Components

Lion Electric’s HD battery pack obtains final certification

The LionBattery HD pack is now certified to meet the most rigorous criteria and safety regulations in the automotive industry. Today, with an annual manufacturing capacity of 1.7 gigawatt hours, the plant is capable of powering 5,000 of Lion's commercial vehicles per year.

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