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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massive order for SEA of over 1,000 trucks

Massive Order for SEA of Over 1,000 Trucks

Australian electric truck maker, SEA Electric, has taken a significant step forward in the USA, with a massive order for SEA of over 1,000 trucks. The order is for SEA Hino M5 EVs and is the single largest order in the company’s history.
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electrification of all types of vehicles

Electrification of All Types of Vehicles

Front and centre was electrification of all types of vehicles and components, as the Atlanta-based Technology and Maintenance Council in the USA managed to get the news out just before the Coronavirus pandemic hit America’s shores, earlier this year, Diesel’s US correspondent, Steve Sturgess, reports.
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drive a practical electric truck

Drive a Practical Electric Truck

There has been plenty of hype in the media about the potential of electric trucks, but Diesel News went to see and drive a practical electric truck. It may not have all of the high-end super-high-tech of the the highly publicised trucks like Tesla or Nikola, but it does have some runs on the board.
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electric conventional trucks running under camouflage

Electric Conventional Trucks Running Under Camouflage

Launching its ‘Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions’ project, Volvo Trucks showed electric conventional trucks running under camouflage as part of its first look at its North American heavy duty battery-electric project trucks. 
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an explosion of interest in electric vehicles

An Explosion of Interest in Electric Vehicles

All across the trucking industry in the United States observers are currently seeing an explosion of interest in electric vehicles. Diesel’s US Correspondent, Steve Sturgess, tells us the latest announcements are topped by Amazon’s decision to purchase 100,000 Rivian electric delivery vans for last-mile operations. The most remarkable thing about this amazing order is that the vans currently do not even exist.
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fully electric garbage handling by Mack

Fully Electric Garbage Handling by Mack

With unveiling of the Mack LR battery electric vehicle (BEV), the company introcduced fully electric garbage handling by Mack. The new truck combinies the US refuse industry standard design of the Mack LR model with a fully electric Mack drivetrain. The demonstration model will begin real-world testing in 2020 in the operations of the New York City Department of Sanitation.
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