Hauling Industry News

Freightliner debuts two new electric trucks!

By Pulltarps Mfg | June 13, 2018

Freightliner Trucks on Wednesday tossed its hat into the electric heavy truck ring, debuting two fully electric commercial trucks during the Daimler Trucks Capital Market and Technology Day in Portland, Ore.

The Freightliner eCascadia features up to 730 peak horsepower. Its batteries provide 550 kilowatt hours (kWh) of usable capacity, which translates to a range of up to 250 miles with the ability to charge up to 80 percent – providing a range of 200 miles – in about 90 minutes. The Class 8 tractor is designed for local and regional distribution and drayage. Story by Jason Cannon / www.ccjdigital.com.

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