Volvo Trucks has put the first two of its all-electric FLs into service with Swedish recycling firm Renova and general haulage company TGM. The 16-tonne FL Electric is a fully electrically-powered truck for distribution, refuse collection and other haulage work in built-up areas. It features a range of up to 300km (185 miles) on a full charge and can be completely fast-charged in 1-2 hours, or plugged into the mains grid overnight taking up to 10 hours. Claes Nilsson, president, Volvo […]
Daimler Trucks is to begin trials of its 40-tonne Mercedes-Benz GenH2 fuel cell truck in 2023, with series production starting in the second half of this decade.
Last month, Daimler Trucks and the Volvo Group finally established the hydrogen fuel cell joint venture the two companies announced last year. It promises a significant step forward in the production of electric drivelines for both companies.
The major truck importers seem to turn over MDs almost as fast as Premier League football clubs and the latest incumbent at Volvo Trucks Robert Grozdanovski recently took over following Arne Knaben’s five year stint.