Cummins Inc. recently showcased a range of new technologies and the recently acquired Meritor ePowertrain technologies, which are available publicly, together, for the first time. One of these zero-emissions products is the company’s fourth-generation hydrogen fuel cell engine. Designed to meet the duty-cycle, performance and packaging requirements of medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses, the
Volta Trucks has revealed the strategic roadmap for its entry into the North American market. Volta’s plan will see the first Volta Zero vehicles operating on Los Angeles’ streets by the end of next year. The introduction of Volta Trucks’ 100% battery-electric commercial vehicles into North America will be led in 2023 by a Volta
The prototype vehicle will test all the electro-mechanical and thermal properties of the truck.
The first running Volta Zero prototype chassis includes an HV battery from Proterra and a compact eAxle from Meritor.
Interact Analysis says even as the price for a given product for a given vehicle is forecasted to decrease rapidly due to tough price erosion, the changes in the underlying mix of powertrains and vehicle types will continue to offer strong business for vendors.