Electric T and C models from Renault Trucks already available for pre-order

Renault Trucks has unveiled the models of its heavy-duty all-electric range. The Renault Trucks E-Tech T and C, which are the first to bear the manufacturer's new logo, will be produced in series at the Renault Trucks factory in Bourg-en-Bresse from 2023.  These new models, which are for regional distribution and construction, have a design …

Volvo Trucks begins series production of heavy electric trucks

Volvo Trucks is starting series production of its heavy-duty trucks: Volvo FH, Volvo FM, and Volvo FMX. These trucks can operate at a total weight of 44 tonnes* and the three models represent around two thirds of the company’s sales. Volvo Trucks has now six electric truck models in series production globally.  “This is a …

Renault Trucks announces the Used Parts Factory

To reduce natural resource usage and its trucks’ environmental impact, Renault Trucks has announced the creation of its disassembly plant. The Used Parts Factory is the logical next step after the used trucks repurposing and remanufacturing operations conducted respectively in its Used Trucks Factory in Bourg-en-Bresse and its plant in Limoges. At this industrial facility …

Scania signs largest deal to date of electric heavy-duty vehicles in Europe

Scania and Einride have signed a deal to accelerate electrification of road freight with fleet of 110 trucks marking the largest order of heavy duty electric trucks to date for Scania. The Swedish freight technology company Einride, one of the leading providers of end- to-end digital, electric and autonomous shipping solutions, will begin the roll …

Volvo Trucks opens first battery assembly plant in Belgium

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. In the new battery plant, cells and modules from Samsung SDI will be assembled into battery packs that are tailor-made for Volvo Trucks´ heavy-duty electric range: Volvo FH, …

Meachers Global Logistics expands fleet

Southhampton-based Meachers Global Logistics has added seven new specialist vehicles to its fleet as part of a £1.5million investment programme. The international freight and transport logistics company has replaced vehicles at its Nursling headquarters with five DAF XG Tractor units and a further two DAF CF 26T tail lift rigids have been acquired for its …