FUSO is celebrating the start of production of the new eCanter

FUSO is celebrating the start of production of the new eCanter

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The next-generation FUSO eCanter comes with more power, more efficiency and a longer range, with a wider range of CO2 neutral applications.

The FUSO eCanter is firmly entering the electric transport “game”.

After the European premiere IAA Transportation in Hanover in September 2022, its subsidiary Daimler FUSO truck is celebrating the start of production of its all-electric light truck in Europe. An event in his production plant Mitsubishi FUSO Europe (“MFTE”) in Tramagal, Portugal, gathered company representatives and guests from politics and business to celebrate the first ceremony. eCanter of the next generation of European production running off the assembly line.

The Next Generation eCanter: Leading the way for sustainable transport

Since its release eCanter in 2017, FUSO is considered a pioneer in electric trucks and is constantly working to implement sustainable transport solutions. Now there are more than 550 FUSO eCanter customers operating in Europe, Japan and the United States, as well as Australia and New Zealand. The production of the electric light truck already started in the first quarter in the brothers factory in Kawasaki, Japan. THE Kawasaki provides FUSO Next Generation eCanter in Japan as well as in all other non-European markets around the world. In Europe, its sales FUSO Next Generation eCanter will be initially launched in 17 markets (France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Slovakia, Greece and Poland).

More variety for more convenience

To better meet the needs of customers, h FUSO has made several modifications eCanter the next generation. While the original electric truck was only available as a 7.49 tonne with a 3,400mm wheelbase, customers now have a choice of six wheels between 2,500 and 4,750mm and a gross weight rating of 4.25 to 8.55t. The load capacity of the frame is up to 5 tons. The next generation eCanter it is powered by a 110 kW (4.25 and 6 t GVW variants) or 129 kW (7.49 and 8.55 t GVW variants) electric motor with an improved drivetrain and 430 Nm torque, while the top speed is 89 km/h (electronic limit) .

3 different battery packs with a range of up to 200 km.

Depending on the wheelbase, they are available three different battery packs: S, M and L. The batteries use lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cell technology. These are characterized by longer life and more usable energy. Battery pack inside version of S has a nominal capacity of 41 kWh and allows freedom of up to 70 km. In version of MThe nominal capacity is 83 kWh and the autonomy is up to 140 km. THE difference of Las the most powerful package, it offers a standard capacity of 124 kWh and freedom up to 200 km. This is greater than the distance traveled per day in light distribution traffic. Reversion can increase the range even more, which reduces the payoff at the same time. Until now, the eCanter had only a battery option with a nominal capacity of 81 kWh and freedom up to 100 km.

The charging unit supports alternating current (AC) and direct current (DC). DC fast charging from 20 to 80 percent capacity is possible in approximately 24 (S), 26 (M) and 39 (L) minutes, depending on the battery. AC charging (11 and 22 kW) takes four to six hours, depending on the battery.