The Electric Trucks from Volvo

The Electric Trucks from Volvo

The choice in the range of the electric trucks from Volvo start with the FL Electric, which is a rigid 4×2 with a choice of three of four batteries, giving the truck either 280 or 375kWh of energy storage to power its single electric motor with a two speed transmission.
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first foray with Foton

First Foray with a Foton

The number of battery electric trucks coming onto the Australian truck market rises again with the arrival of Foton and in its first foray with Foton, PowerTorque takes one of the new trucks out onto the roads of Sydney and puts it through its paces. 
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a messy middle of uncertainty on zero carbon

A Messy Middle of Uncertainty on Zero Carbon

The fact that zero emission technologies are all new, in development and likely to need serious investment to get up and running and mature for our market, means that there is going to be a messy middle of uncertainty on zero carbon and a long period before the picture clears and the road to low emissions becomes much clearer
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a new brand of electric trucks being built

A New Brand of Electric Trucks Being Built 

Tevva is a new brand of electric trucks being built in the UK in an assembly plant to the the East of London. If its ambitious production targets are anything to go by, it will have outgrown the building by the end of next year reckons PowerTorque’s European Correspondent, Will Shiers.
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a very different power source

A Very Different Power Source

At its simplest the electric driveline consists of some basic components, batteries, some cabling, plus driveline components we are familiar, but they are configured and designed for a very different power source.
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electric power is the most likely technology to be used

Electric Power is the Most Likely Technology to be Used 

In city environments and on the vast majority of short range tasks, electric power is the most likely technology to be used. Small electric fast charging stations have been popping up around our cities in the last few years to cater for the small but growing band of Tesla and other electric car buyers. These are often placed in small sites in difficult to get to car parks and dotted around in the inner city.
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first impressions of the Fuso eCanter

First Impressions of a Fuso eCanter

Stepping up into the cabin of this truck, the first impressions of the Fuso eCanter is that it’s just the same as it is in any other truck. As the driver sits in the driving seat, they are presented with a layout which is very similar to the one which they are used to on a day-to-day basis.
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