Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul makes public debut

Daimler Vehicles has launched its heavy-duty, battery-electric Mercedes-Benz Ectros Longhaul long-distance truck to the general public for the primary time at IAA Transportation 2022, which has a spread of roughly 500 km.

Daimler Vehicles unveiled an idea prototype of the electrical truck at a press convention forward of IAA on Sunday night. Collection manufacturing of the eActros LongHaul is deliberate for 2024.

Introduced at IAA, the eActros LongHaul gives a preview of the automobile’s design, with its clear contours and an LED mild strip within the entrance space.

Mercedes-Benz Vehicles has additionally introduced extra particulars concerning the eActros LongHaul sequence. The three battery packs ship an put in whole capability of over 600kWh and two electrical motors, as a part of a brand new e-axle, produce a steady output of 400kW (536hp) and a peak output of over 600kW (805hp).

It was additionally confirmed that Mercedes-Benz will even produce hardened variations of the eActros LongHaul when it launches within the truck market. Improvement engineers at Mercedes-Benz Vehicles are designing the eActros LongHaul in order that the automobile and its parts meet the identical sturdiness necessities because the comparable typical heavy long-range Actros, which is the equal of 1.2 million kilometers on the street over 10 years.

The batteries used within the eActros LongHaul use Lithium Iron Phosphate Cell Know-how (LFP). These are characterised by an extended service life and extra helpful vitality. Manufacturing eActros LongHaul’s batteries may be charged from 20% to 80% in lower than half-hour at a single charging station with an output of roughly one megawatt.

The primary prototype is already present process intensive testing and the eActros LongHaul will likely be examined on public roads this yr. Within the coming yr, near-production prototypes will go to prospects for testing to be used in the true world.

Daimler Vehicles CEO Martin Daum: “Since IAA final 4 years in the past, we have moved at full pace with the transition to CO.2– Impartial transport. We have already got eight pure battery-electric series-production autos in our portfolio this yr. Nonetheless, merely providing the proper autos isn’t sufficient. Our prospects additionally want appropriate infrastructure. We’re lively right here at totally different ranges. For fast development, it’s important that total industries and governments come collectively. ,

Mercedes-Benz makes dedication to hydrogen in Hanover

Along with the revealing of its electrical eActros LongHaul, Mercedes-Benz Vehicles has additionally revealed plans for IAA Transportation 2022 to broaden its vary to incorporate hydrogen-based fuel-cell HGVs within the late 2020s, As a part of the model’s drive in the direction of zero-emission targets.

The producer says the primary prototypes of its hydrogen-powered GenH2 truck are already being examined on an in-house take a look at monitor and on public roads. The truck’s powertrain makes use of liquid hydrogen versus gaseous hydrogen, which has a decrease vitality density.

Whereas the truck remains to be in growth, with nothing finalized, Mercedes-Benz says the ZenH2 can have a most vary of 1,000 km (621 mi) or extra, and a payload capability of 25 tonnes.

Subsequent technology FUSO eCanter now accessible in Europe

Daimler Vehicles has additionally introduced the European arrival of an all-electric FUSO inner-city distribution truck at IAA Transportation 2022.

First launched in 2017, this newest FUSO eCanter iteration is on sale now, and is claimed to be extra highly effective and extra environment friendly than earlier than – because of the addition of latest wheelbase and battery pack choices.

Whereas the eCenter was beforehand accessible with an 83kWh (111hp) powertrain, the up to date vary now gives three totally different battery choices.

The entry-level ‘S’ variant is powered by a 41kWh (55hp) battery that may journey 43 miles on a single cost, whereas the mid-range ‘M’ variant is powered by an 83kWh (111hp) battery to provide most vary makes use of it. as much as 73 miles, and the top-spec ‘L’ mannequin is supplied with a 124kWh (166hp) battery that gives an electrical vary of as much as 124 miles.

This powertrain vary could also be restricted by the size of wheelbase you select. Six totally different lengths can be found, starting from 2.5m to 4.8m. All fashions can carry a most payload of 5 tonnes.

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