Daimler Vans North America introduced on Tuesday that its battery-electricand are actually accessible for preorder. The corporate claims that each vehicles would be the longest-range industrial electrical automobiles on sale within the US. The vehicles are set to enter manufacturing in late 2022, so there’s nonetheless a little bit of a wait earlier than we begin seeing them on our roads.
Each the eCascadia and eM2 will characteristic electrical drivetrains from Detroit — of Detroit Diesel fame — which is sensible, on condition that it is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler Vans. This “ePowertrain,” as Detroit calls it, will characteristic both single or twin motors and provide as much as 23,000 pound-feet of torque. The system will likely be good for as much as 230 miles within the eM2 and 250 miles within the eCascadia semi.
As a part of the ordering course of, Daimler is providing an “eConsulting” service — these Daimler individuals love slapping “e” on issues, do not they? — that can assist corporations combine the brand new electrical vehicles into their fleets by advising on issues like charging choices.
Daimler did not present any pricing data however as these are massive, heavy Class eight and medium-duty truck, we might count on it to be someplace within the neighborhood of “loads.”