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Read all of the new electric truck news on these pages. We cover the major traditional truck manufacturers and their new electric trucks plus the new electric truck manufacturers such as Tevva and Volta.  Read about market leaders in the electric truck market in Europe and information regarding grants and incentives for the uptake in electric trucks in the UK and across Europe.

Iveco Group has announced the creation of a new entity, GATE ‒ Green & Advanced Transport Ecosystem, a long-term, all-inclusive rental model for electric trucks and vans. Not expected to go live until mid-2023, when GATE, as a fully digitalised business, will begin offering its services to pilot clients in Italy initially. GATE is going…

DAF Trucks has announced a senior management reshuffle and the introduction of a new, dedicated EV Sales and Service function specifically to support the company’s expanding zero-emissions product and service offering. Nigel Beckett is appointed UK Parts Sales & Marketing Director following the retirement of Trevor Mitchell. Nigel has scaled the career ladder at DAF…

Tesco, the UK’s largest supermarket chain, is rolling out its first 18 tonne 100% electric truck, a Renault Trucks E-Tech D Wide with Solomon Commercials refrigeration body. The new zero-emission refrigerated electric truck is now delivering from Tesco’s Dagenham distribution centre to more than 400 stores in Greater London, with further electric vehicles planned to…

Foodservice wholesaler Bidfood is preparing for the advent of battery-powered truck technology with the help of its first zero-emission FUSO eCanter. The high-profile company is keen to pave the way for future changes to its delivery operation by gaining early experience of electric vehicle operation. The world’s first fully electric light-duty truck to enter series…

Due to be delivered in Autumn 2022, the electric mixer will be immediately put to work at Tarmac’s Washwood Heath site in Birmingham, supplying essential construction materials to customers across the West Midlands. The company is working with Renault Trucks and Total Vehicle Solutions (TVS) to develop the next generation of mixers, with ambitions for…

Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC) is introducing two fully electric HGV trucks to its logistics fleet – the largest in the UK operated by a brewer – as part of the company’s Together Towards ZERO sustainability efforts. The two fully electric Renault Trucks will be on the road by the end of July this year,…

The Traton Group (Scania & MAN), Daimler Truck, (Mercedes & Fuso) and the Volvo Group (Volvo Trucks & Renault Trucks) have completed the final step in forming the previously announced joint venture for charging infrastructure in Europe. The new joint venture, with Anja van Niersen as appointed CEO, is expected to have a significant role…

As early as the beginning of 2025, MAN will be making high-voltage batteries for electric trucks and buses in large-scale production at its Nuremberg site in Bavaria, Germany. The plan is for the company to invest around 100 million euros over the next five years at the site famous for making diesel engines. Production capacities…

The battery-electric eActros LongHaul long-distance truck will be Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ trade show highlight at this year’s IAA Transportation in September in Hanover. The manufacturer announced the 40-tonne truck in 2020 and will present the “concept prototype” exactly two years later for the first time. The eActros LongHaul to be shown at IAA provides a preview…

Preparations for large-scale production of electric trucks from MAN’s Munich plant are on track: In the first 12 months since the eMobility Center was established at its main plant, MAN Truck & Bus has rolled out 20 prototypes of the upcoming heavy-duty eTruck, testing future mixed series production with conventional trucks under real-life conditions. The…

Scania is now introducing solutions built upon the next level of battery-electric trucks (BEV). The new generation, available with R or S sleeper cabs, is part of a complete solution that will open the door to electrified transport wide for many customers and applications. With 624 kWh of batteries installed, Scania provides the means for…

Family-owned Fox Group is championing the transition from diesel to battery electric heavy trucks, with the introduction of two new Volvo FE Electric tippers into its fleet – the first of their kind to be delivered anywhere in the UK. The pair will operate from the company’s depot on the Enterprise Business Park in Leyland,…

Following the market launch of the eActros for heavy-duty distribution transport in 2021, Mercedes-Benz Trucks is pressing ahead with the introduction of additional battery-electric models for this and coming years. For the important long-haul segment the eActros LongHaul, with a range of around 500 kilometres on one battery charge, is scheduled to be ready for…

Volvo Trucks is opening its very first battery assembly plant. Located in Ghent, Belgium, the plant will supply ready-to-install batteries for Volvo Trucks’ full electric heavy-duty trucks. “This investment shows our strong commitment to electrifying truck transportation. By 2030, at least 50 per cent of all trucks we sell globally will be electric and by…

MAN Truck & Bus took the wraps off their new electric TGX tractor unit by showing it being driven for the first time as they prepare for the truck to run through pre-production trials. Due to be launched on the market in 2024, the big news is the truck’s capacity for future megawatt charging. ABB…

In what is one of the largest and most significant deployments of zero emission trucks in the UK to date, 20 DAF LF Electric vehicles are entering service with a range of public bodies including the National Health Service (NHS) and Local Authorities, as part of the Battery Electric Truck Trial (BETT) funded by Department…

New statistics show that Volvo Trucks is the market leader for heavy all-electric trucks in Europe with a market share of 42%. In 2021 the company took orders, including letters of intent to buy, for more than 1,100 electric trucks worldwide. The international road transport industry is undergoing a transformation towards more sustainable logistics as…

Volvo Trucks has received an order for 100 FM Electric trucks from DFDS, Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics company. The deal is the largest commercial order to-date for Volvo electric trucks, and one of the largest ever for heavy-duty electric trucks worldwide. “This is a major milestone in our commitment to fossil-free transportation and I…

Join the Free Volvo Trucks Event The march towards electrification of goods transport is speeding up.  If you are concerned about making investments in diesel vehicles and the supporting technology, then you could join in with Volvo’s electromobility event on 12th October at 15:00 CET (14:00 UK time). To register for the event, click here….

The manufacturing facility that will be making the Nikola Tre electric heavy-duty trucks was unveiled to the public in Germany, ready to start production by year end. The first Nikola Tre models produced here will be delivered to select customers in the United States in 2022. In addition to the battery-electric vehicle (BEV) production model,…