The Volvo FL Electric has undergone new on-road testing to see how fast charging and extreme heat can affect its range, battery charging and vehicle performance.
The first electric Volvo truck on Australian roads has now completed 6000 kilometres and over 5200 kilowatt hours – here’s what the truckie who drives it has to say.
According to a new report released today, Australia is well placed to become a major electric vehicle producer, but the government needs to act quickly to help turn this into a reality.
One of the key factors to lasting in any business is the ability to change as new innovations come onto the horizon. For example, Big Rigs is available in different formats such as online and in print. The Australian Trucking Association is also constantly looking to the future and we believe one of the most exciting opportunities is electric trucks.
In partnership with BHP, transport and logistics giant Centurion has just welcomed its first electric truck in the form of a Fuso eCanter.
According to the Victorian Transport Association (VTA), the government’s $250 million Future Fuels Investment Fund is an important step in moving towards more electric and hydrogen fuelled vehicles.
SEA Electric has scored its biggest order to date, with 1150 zero-emissions SEA Hino M5 EVs ordered by GATR Truck Center in the USA.
Projections for the development of zero emissions heavy vehicles have proven to be conservative.
IVECO Australia is looking to the future as it continues to transition towards more sustainable transport solutions beyond its current Euro6 model range.
In expanding the electrification of its fleet, Australia Post will welcome 20 Fuso eCanter trucks from next month.