DAF to provide freight mobility specialist Einride with 50 electric New Generation trucks
The order will comprise DAF XD electric trucks in a wide range of specifications, which the company will deploy with various customers. The vehicles will be equipped with three to five battery packs for ranges of up to 500 km.
DAF and Einride have signed a letter of intent for the supply of 50 electric New Generation trucks. The first vehicles out of the series of 50 have been ordered and will be delivered in the course of this year. The order will comprise DAF XD electric trucks in a wide range of specifications, which the company will deploy with various customers. The vehicles will be equipped with three to five battery packs for ranges of up to 500 km. All vehicles are delivered with DAF Repair & Maintenance packages.
50 DAF electric trucks headed to Einride
Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Einride was founded in 2016 and is the global market leader in digital, electric and autonomous freight mobility technology. Today Einride operates in the US, the UK, Sweden, Norway, Germany and the Benelux region and is trusted by leading corporations that use the company’s turnkey solution to electrify their transport. “Einride is committed to selecting leading truck manufacturers with the best technical performance in the industry. In DAF, we have found an excellent partner as we continue to expand our global fleet of electric vehicles,” commented Robert Ziegler, General Manager Europe at Einride.
“We are proud to deliver our New Generation Battery Electric vehicles to Einride, which is a leader in the supply of innovative mobility packages, purely based on fully electric vehicles”, added Richard Zink, Director Marketing and Sales and member of the DAF Board of Management. “As the partner of choice, we offer a total solution aimed at getting the best out of the vehicle.”
The New Generation DAF XD and XF Electric vehicles are powered by PACCAR EX-D1 and PACCAR EX-D2 electric motors. The powertrains are complemented by two to five battery packs with an output of up to 525 kWh.