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Sep 24, 2016

DAIMLER 's at the IAA Show Germany - * Introducing its Urban eTruck - ** FUSO’s eCanter's world premiere

* Hannover - The new Urban eTruck for heavy duty electric trucking


--- The air was “electric” here recently as Daimler Trucks announced this the company’s first electric truck, the Urban eTruck... The introduction took place at Europe’s big truck event, the IAA Commercial Vehicles show... The show focused on “digitization,” electric mobility and connectivity with other vehicles and infrastructure... Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG for Daimler Trucks and buses, said this type of urban vehicle will be needed more and more since it’s predicted that by 2050 more than 70 percent of the world’s population will live in cities...
The Urban eTruck it’s an all-new electric truck concept for short-radius, zero-emissions freight distribution... The eTruck has an estimated 125-mile range, per electrical charge (taking two hours to recharge) and can carry up to 12.8 tons... 
(Photos from DAIMLER - 1. This type of urban vehicle will be needed more and more. It’s predicted that by 2050 more than 70 percent of the world’s population will live in cities - 2. The truck's chassis holds 212 kWh of batteries and two electric motors. And the truck's route can be remotely managed) -- Hannover, Germany - New Atlas - September 22, 2016


** Hannover - Daimler Trucks Asia presents world premiere of FUSO’s eCanter at IAA 2016

--- Daimler Trucks Asia (DTA) presents the world premiere of the small series of FUSO’s light-duty electric truck “eCanter” at the Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA) 2016 in Hanover, Germany... Through customer trials in real-life conditions, the zero emission FUSO eCanter proved to be technically reliable and economic, with enough mileage and payload for daily use... The small series will be delivered to customers in the US, Japan and Europe from late 2017... DTA will further increase its global presence in mature markets and growth markets with the application of Daimler’s cutting-edge technologies in electric trucks and robust and powerful trucks... 
Hannover, Germany - Daimler / Mitsubishi-Fuso (PR) - September 21, 2016


* Sttugart - Mercedes-Benz Trucks & Krone develop highly efficient semitrailer-tractor 

--- Mercedes-Benz Trucks and trailer manufacturer Krone worked together to develop this combination of trailer and tractor within the concept of “integrated approach,” aimed at reducing CO2 and reducing fuel consumption... This integrated approach involves everyone—commercial vehicle manufacturers, body/tyre suppliers, logistics companies and political decision-makers—in the haulage sector to play a part in reducing fuel consumption and CO2 emission of up to 20 percent compared to existing combinations. The basis of such a comparison was a 2014 standard semitrailer-tractor combination that was able to save up to 14 percent on fuel. Mercedes-Benz and its partners launched that first Efficiency Run last year... Reducing fuel consumption and CO2 is one of the biggest challenges the haulage sector is facing. The EU, for one, wants to reduce CO2 emissions by 30 percent by 2030. This demands effort from everyone involved in the haulage sector, but they also believe they can accomplish the task and not just out of responsibility for the environment and the society. The demand is also driven by the customers... 
 Sttutgart, Germany - BenzInsider, by Giancarlo Perlas - September 23, 2016

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