Posts Tagged: heavy-duty EVs

ROCSYS, Grivix and VDL ETS cooperate on robotic fast charging for heavy-duty EVs

Three Dutch companies have partnered to develop a robotic charging solution for heavy-duty EVs. ROCSYS, a supplier of plug-in robots, Grivix, which makes automated high-power vehicle inlets, and VDL ETS, a charging test and validation specialist, are working together to develop the system. Using the new charging solution, an e-truck or e-bus will automatically request… Read more »

Effenco offers its heavy-duty EV powertrain at the same purchase price as diesel alternatives

Effenco, a designer of electric propulsion systems for heavy-duty commercial vehicles, says its new electric solution is available at the same purchase price as diesel alternatives. Effenco’s powertrain uses ultracapacitors to optimize the battery load and increase efficiency. The company says its ultracapacitors also enable much faster charging than competing systems, and it’s equipped with… Read more »

Volvo to launch a range of electric trucks in Europe in 2021

Volvo Trucks plans to offer a complete range of all-electric heavy-duty trucks in Europe, starting in 2021. Sales will begin next year, and volume production will start in 2022. The company is now running tests of the electric heavy-duty Volvo FH, FM and FMX trucks, which are aimed at regional transport and urban construction applications…. Read more »