Hegelmann Group indicators LoI for 50 Mercedes-Benz battery-electric long-haul vehicles


Logistics firm Hegelmann Group, which operates in Europe, and Mercedes-Benz Vans signed a Letter of Intent for the order of fifty eActros LongHaul electrical vehicles (earlier put up) at this yr’s IAA Transportation in Hannover. The automobiles are to be delivered to the family-owned firm from Bruchsal, Germany with the beginning of sequence manufacturing in 2024.


Following its presentation on the IAA in Hannover, the eActros LongHaul might be examined on public roads for the primary time this yr. Intensive buyer testing with near-series manufacturing prepared prototypes can be deliberate for 2023. On this context, letters of intent had been already signed with Amazon and Rhenus in September. (Earlier put up.)

On a single battery cost the eActros LongHaul could have a variety of round 500 kilometers (311 miles). Mercedes-Benz Vans’ improvement engineers are designing the eActros LongHaul for a similar car and part sturdiness necessities as a comparable typical heavy-duty long-haul Actros. Which means 1.2 million kilometers of mileage over ten years of operation.

The eActros LongHaul makes use of batteries with lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cell expertise, characterised by an extended service life and extra usable power. eActros LongHaul’s batteries will be charged from 20 to 80% in properly underneath half-hour at a charging station with about one megawatt of energy.

Three battery packs ship a complete put in capability of greater than 600 kWh and two electrical motors, as a part of a brand new eAxle, generate a steady output of 400 kW with a peak output of greater than 600 kW.

Along with the semitrailer tractor, Mercedes-Benz Vans can be producing flatbed chassis variants of the eActros LongHaul proper from market launch. This presents clients quite a few different attainable purposes in all-electric transport.


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