EPIC consortium awarded £31.9m to develop long range electric HGV


A consortium led by HGV drivetrain systems developer Meritor has been awarded £31.9m of government funding to develop a “game changing” heavy duty electric truck. The consortium – which also includes engineering firm Danfoss Editron and Electra Commercial Vehicles, a UK integrator of battery electric commercial vehicles – is known as the Electric Powertrain Integration for Heavy Commercial Vehicles (EPIC) consortium. The EPIC project, which will be based in Cwmbran in Wales, will integrate the motor, inverter, gearbox, differential and […]