Daimler AG unveils Mitsubishi E-FUSO Vision One

Daimler AG unveils Mitsubishi E-FUSO Vision One as an electric-powered heavy duty truck at the Tokyo Motor Show 2017. Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) under Daimler Truck Asia on Wednesday launched heavy-duty electric truck to reinforce the company's commitment in environmentally friendly vehicles for the entire range of trucks and buses in the next few years.

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Daimler AG's MFTBC is has been displaying E-FUSO Vision One as heavy-duty electric truck for up to 350 km that marks the end of the automotive industry process for switching to electric mobility. Investments and access by Daimler Network for battery and charging technology support this strategy and drive E-FUSO forward.

"E-FUSO Vision One is our description for electric-powered heavy-duty trucks, we are back to the forefront," said President, CEO of MFTBC and Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, Marc Listosella.

"One month since the launch of eCanter in New York, it proves our commitment to develop electric power throughout the entire range of trucks and buses, from light trucks to heavy trucks," says Listosella.

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"Our eCanter cut operating costs up to 1,000 Euro per 10,000 km. The rapid development of battery technology, we will continue to develop electrically powered trucks and buses that have positive impact on environment and economy in the community," said Listosella.

E-FUSO Vision One is a heavy-duty truck with 23.26 tons of GVW (gross vehicle weight) and 11.11 tons of payload or 1.8 tons lower than the diesel version. These trucks are used for distribution vehicles in regional areas. MFTBC hopes E-FUSO Vision One will fill the public roads in the next four to five years.

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