Developed by Daimler's Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), the Fuso eCanter is also the world's first mass-produced light-duty electric HGV. "This truck is not a prototype", Llistosella insisted at the press conference. Citing the truck as a "gamer changer", he said New York City expects to see 50 all-electric eCanters in service before the end of the year.
Large scale production is meant to start in 2019.
At the launch of the lorry in NY, a partnership between Daimler Trucks and courier giant UPS was also revealed, with UPS receiving first examples of the eCanter.
According to Llistosella, the new eCanter truck has been undergoing extensive real world testing in both Germany and Portugal for the past two years.
Last month, Cummins Inc., beat Tesla and unveiled its electric semi truck after Tesla had announced few months prior about unveiling its semi truck in September.
Under the body lies six lithium-ion battery packs, each with a capacity of 13.8 kWh.
Light-duty trucks make sense in urban environments for garbage routes and deliveries because the range needed rarely exceeds 100 miles and trucks return to charge in the same place every night, said Lee Klaskow, a transportation analyst with Bloomberg Intelligence. This is the barrier for many electric vehicle manufacturers from mass production. Diesel trucks can carry more weight, but Daimler is selling the advantages of the zero emissions, quiet truck.
In comparison with a conventional diesel truck, Damiler claims it offers savings up to 1,000 euro per 10,000 kilometres on operating costs. The company earlier this year announced its first commercial customer in Japan and opened a production facility in Portugal.
"In times, when everybody is talking about electric trucks, we are the first to actually commercialise a series produced all-electric truck". The new EV trucks build on UPS's Rolling Laboratory fleet of more than 8,500 alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles.
In a separate statement, UPS said that the three medium-duty electric trucks it purchased from Daimler will be deployed in the United States at locations to be determined.
A USA citizen fighting for ISIS reportedly has surrendered or been captured in Syria and is being held by US -partnered forces. The US military confirmed on Thursday that an American fighting in Syria for the Islamic State has been taken into custody.
Her husband thinks about it often, though. "It's opened up a whole world for me", he said. "You don't worry about anything". Coming to the USA was the only way they would stay healthy, so his parents successfully applied to study there.
Juggalos marched to the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday, and it looks like they had that iconic Forrest Gump scene in mind. Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope take the stage in clown makeup and douse their fans with cheap Faygo-brand soda.
Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI owned about 0.07% of Morgan Stanley worth $61,031,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $85.75 billion company.
The GOM meeting will be held every 15 days, mostly in Bengaluru , with the next meeting scheduled in the first week of October. Adhia said that there are difficulties but the attempt has been to find a solution to alleviate problems of people.
Attorney for the Southern District of NY , said the other records were not subject to FOIA . "We will be fighting this in court". Trump's habit of visiting his properties has generated newfound public interest in who patronizes those establishments.
The former champion countered with a series of kicks to the body, but Branch didn't back away from his aggressive strategy. Hall was knocked down and bloodied by Jotko in the first, stopped him with an overhand right in the second round.
The outsize move in the Nasdaq was due to the technology sector, which climbed 0.4% thanks to strength in semiconductor stocks. South Korea's Kospi index closed 0.4% higher, bouncing back from an earlier drop, as Asian markets overall finished mixed.
During the meeting in Paris, the two leaders have discussed the latest developments of the Gulf crisis, and the efforts to resolve it through dialogue and diplomatic means with Kuwait's mediation.
Florida Nursing Home's Irma Toll: 6 Dead After AC Knocked Out
Additionally, when the transformer powering the A/C went down, staff set up mobile cooling units and fans to cool the facility. NBC Miami that the building was cool as of Tuesday, but that he returned Wednesday morning to a chaotic, overheated facility.
Eight dead at Florida nursing home
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Just Like Mom! Serena Williams Shares New Photo Of Baby Girl
The baby seemed to be asleep, but also, the fact that it looked like she was flexing her muscles was amusing to the parents. She revealed that that the family had to spend six days in the hospital after her arrival because of "complications".
Hamas to end Gaza administrative committee
A team led by Hamas chief Ismail?Haniyeh?has been in Cairo for a week, holding talks aimed at reconciling with Abbas. Last presidential elections were held in 2005 and legislative elections in 2006.
Salman Khan shares an adorable video with nephew Ahil
Celebrities from Bollywood were snapped leaving for London for Salman Khan's successful Da-bang tour to be held in London . In the video we see cute little Ahil about to feed Salman when he tricks him and eats it himself.
PV Sindhu wins her first Korea Open Superseries title
Sindhu got on top of the long rallies but Okuhara put up a strong resistance picking up the Sindhu's smashes easily . The Japanese star defeated Sindhu in a marathon final at World Championships just two weeks back.
LSU Falls to Miss. State in SEC Opener
I covered him a good bit at West Point High School and saw him seem to get stronger the more carries he got as the game went on. Bryant closed the half hitting 17-of-27 passes for 238 yards and a touchdown with 12 carries for 35 yards and another score.
Get 25/1 on Chelsea or 50/1 on Arsenal to Win
Chelsea are the reigning champions and Antonio Conte believes his side is good enough repeat. "They have many top players". Conte said: "It's very hard to see him before the worldwide break.
Singapore condemns North Korea's ballistic missile test
Turkey condemned the latest the ballistic missile launch, saying that it would lead to further deteriorate the worldwide security. Russian Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia also warned that there is no alternative to a peaceful solution.
#4 USC Pulls Off 27-24 Comeback Victory Over Texas In 2OT
However, this defense has been vulnerable against the run, has just two sacks and has allowed five plays of 40 yards or more. However, a lot of changes have occurred for both universities as both look to become title contenders once more.
Catalan mayors defiant over independence vote pressure
Since July, Madrid has demanded weekly spending reports in an attempt to prevent public money being used for the referendum. According to July poll, only 41 percent of Catalans favor independence but almost 70 want a vote.
Troops kill 18 Burundian refugees in Congo
Six members of the Congolese security forces were killed in the clashes, Congolese army spokesman Dieudonne Kasereka said. In the wake of the killings, Burundi's Foreign Minister Alain Aimé Nyamitwe took to Twitter demanding answers.
Your next auto might float up courtesy of Harvey
The sampled water contained E. coli many times the levels considered safe as well as lead, arsenic and other heavy metals. You should also run a vehicle's VIN through sites like Carfax and AutoCheck, though there will often be fees to do this.