Renault Trucks (a part of Volvo Trucks) has delivered the primary all-electric 26-ton D Wide Z.E. truck of the order for 20 fully-electric trucks placed by the Swiss brewery Carlsberg Group earlier this 12 months.

That is the second mannequin after the 16-ton D Z.E. mannequin that entered series production at the plant in Blainville-sur-Orne, Normandy, France. The French firm is providing additionally the three.1-ton Renault Master Z.E. van (which is bought independently additionally by Renault).

Renault Trucks: 26-ton D Wide Z.E. in Carlsberg Group fleet
Renault Trucks: 26-ton D Wide Z.E. in Carlsberg Group fleet

The 26-ton D Vast Z.E. is a counterpart of the Volvo FE Electric. In keeping with the producer, it may be outfitted with a 200-265 kWh battery pack and provide some 180 km (112 miles) of the real-world vary.

Thomas Amstutz, CEO of Feldschlösschen, a subsidiary of the Carlsberg Group mentioned:

“We’re proud to see our pioneering work with electrical vehicles, which started a number of years in the past now, lastly paying off. We’re the primary firm in Switzerland and even Europe to make use of these environmentally pleasant vehicles for beverage transport. Our ambition is to tackle a number one position not solely within the improvement of beers and drinks, but additionally in beverage logistics and local weather safety.”

Renault Vans: 26-ton D Vast Z.E. specs:

  • Actual-world working vary: as much as 180 km (112 miles)
  • Power storage: lithium-ion batteries, 200-265 kWh
  • GVW: 26 tonnes.
  • Weight: 27 tonnes
  • Out there wheelbase: 3,900 mm
  • Two electrical motors with a complete ranking of 370 kW (260 kW steady output)
  • Most torque of electrical motors: 850 Nm
  • Most torque rear axle: 28 kNm
  • Two-speed gearbox
  • a counterpart of the Volvo FE Electric

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