Mercedes Delves Deeper into Electric Service Vehicles with eTruck
While we were all expecting a bit of a lull in the releases and demos while time crept up on the Paris Auto Show, Mercedes is still at it in full force, this time releasing their eTruck which is intended for commercial purposes in the near future where combustion engines may be banned due to emissions.
It seems everything is going Electric at Mercedes as nearly every new model Mercedes has shown off this year is focusing on a gasless future.
Before the Paris Auto Show opens its doors, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its innovative Urban eTruck.
Powered solely by electricity, the Urban eTruck provides a glimpse forward into the future of the truck industry, particularly in large cities where vehicles with internal combustion engines may soon be banned or heavily restricted.
Power for the eTruck comes courtesy of one high-speed asynchronous three-phase electric motor on each side. All up, the two motors deliver 250 kW (339 hp) and more importantly, 1000 Nm (737 lb-ft) of torque. The battery packs takes the form of three individual lithium-ion modules combining for a total capacity of 212 kWh. Continue Reading