German Logistics Giant Orders 100 Long-Haul Electric Trucks from Mercedes

The decision by DB Schenker, a global leader in logistics, to order 100 Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul electric trucks marks a significant milestone in the commercial trucking industry. 
With a single-charge range of approximately 500 km and more than 600 kWh of battery capacity, these trucks are ideally suited for long-haul routes, an application previously considered challenging to electrify. 

Volvo Electric Trucks Now Capable of 450km Range with Upgraded Battery Packs

The introduction of new, more powerful batteries by Volvo Trucks represents a significant advancement in the electric medium- and heavy-duty truck market
With capacities now ranging up to 94kWh per pack, Volvo’s medium-duty electric trucks can now achieve up to 450 kilometers of range, making them highly competitive with traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) trucks for many applications. 

Price Gap Shrinks Between Electric and Diesel Trucks, Electric Variants Cheaper to Operate

The issue of price parity between electric and diesel trucks is an important milestone in the broader transition to electric vehicles (EVs). 
According to a new study from management consultancy Partners in Performance, electric delivery trucks are expected to cost the same as diesel trucks by 2030 in Australia. The analysis suggests that for some businesses, investing in electric fleets could already be …

300,000km Battery Warranty Now Offered by Foton for Its Electric Trucks

The Australian division of Chinese company Foton Global has unveiled an 8-year or 300,000-kilometer battery warranty for its new Foton T5 EV electric truck. Foton Mobility Distribution, the distributor in Australia, offers a range of green heavy-duty vehicles, including battery-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell trucks and buses.
The Foton T5 EV, a 4.5-ton light-duty electric truck, is equipped with an 82 kWh CATL battery. It has a power output of 64 kWh, peaking at 115 kW, and can generate a maximum torque of 300 Nm.