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Daimler shows heavy-duty truck at Tokyo show

At the recent Tokyo Motor Show, Daimler showed a battery-powered heavy-duty truck, and declared the Fuso brand’s ambition to be “the frontrunner in electric trucking.”

The E-Fuso Vision One prototype can carry 11 tons of cargo – 2 tons less than the payload of a comparable diesel model, because of the weight of the 300 kW battery packs – and has a 220-mile range. It’s mainly designed for shorter intra-city trips, and could go on sale within 4 years in Europe, Japan and the US.

The E-Fuso “underlines our commitment to electrify our entire product range,” said Daimler’s Asia truck chief Marc Llistosella. Fuso plans to add electric and hybrid options across its range of trucks and buses – it recently started production of the eCanter, a short-range light-duty van for urban deliveries.

 

Source: Daimler via Bloomberg

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