In a press launch attended by Automotive News Europe, Daimler unveiled an all-electric big rig truck, which it promises to have in production by 2021, as the German automaker mounts a major challenge to European manufacturers and Tesla Inc.
Continued Electric Truck Advancements: Daimler Introduces Two New Models Amid Tesla and VW’s Pursuit
Daimler said to Automotive News Europe that the Freightliner eCascadia, with a range of up to 250 miles (402.34 km) and an 80,000 lb. (36.29 ton) gross combined weight, will be more than appropriate for regional distribution and port shipments.
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