Traton, Daimler Truck and Volvo sign deal for HGV charging network


 

Traton, Daimler and Volvo have signed a joint venture agreement to operate a public charging network for battery electric, heavy-duty, long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe. Equally owned, it is scheduled to start operations in 2022, subject to regulatory approval. The three parties are collectively investing €500m (£426m) in the project and will look to install at least 1,700 high-performance green energy charging points on and close to highways, as well as at logistic and destination points, within five years. […]