Charged EVs | Daimler unveils battery-electric eActros LongHaul truck


Daimler Truck unveiled its new heavy-duty Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul electrical truck on the current IAA Transportation present in Hanover, Germany.

The eActros LongHaul has a spread of round 500 km, and is able to megawatt charging, which permits charging from 20 to 80 % in “properly underneath half-hour.” It options three LFP battery packs with a complete put in capability of over 600 kWh. Two electrical motors, a part of a brand new e-axle, generate steady output of 400 kW and peak output of over 600 kW.

The eActros LongHaul will likely be manufactured from begin to end on the present meeting line on the Wörth truck plant, together with the set up of all electrical parts. Along with the tractor unit, Mercedes-Benz Vehicles will even produce inflexible variants.

Charged EVs Daimler unveils battery electric eActros LongHaul truck

The primary prototypes are already present process testing, and will likely be examined on public roads this yr. Subsequent yr, near-production prototypes will go to prospects for real-world use testing. Collection manufacturing is deliberate for 2024.

Daimler additionally confirmed a number of different new electrical vans on the Hanover present, together with the Mercedes-Benz eActros 300 in a tractor model for versatile heavy-duty distribution transport; the Mercedes-Benz eAtego for the medium-duty phase; and the FUSO Subsequent Era eCanter.

The tractor variant of the eActros 300 can pull all customary European semi-trailers, bearing in mind the utmost permissible size. The e-truck is predicated on the identical expertise because the eActros 300/400. Three battery packs, every with an put in capability of 112 kWh, allow a spread of as much as 220 km. Collection manufacturing is deliberate for the second half of 2023.

“For the reason that final IAA 4 years in the past we’ve got moved ahead at full pace with the transition to CO2-neutral transport,” mentioned Daimler Truck CEO Martin Daum. “This yr we have already got eight pure battery-electric series-production automobiles in our portfolio. Nevertheless, it’s not sufficient simply to supply the precise automobiles. Our prospects additionally want the acceptable infrastructure. We’re energetic right here at all kinds of ranges.”

Supply: Daimler


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