Only three weeks after the disclosing of Volvo Trucks' first all-electric truck, the Volvo FL Electric, the Greely-possessed organization is extending its item go with yet another electric truck. The Volvo FE Electric is intended for heavier city conveyance and transport activities with net weights of up to 27 tons. The deals for the Volvo FL Electric will begin in Germany's second-biggest city, Hamburg by 2019.
According to Claes Nilsson, President Volvo Trucks, "With the presentation of the Volvo FE Electric we have a far reaching scope of electrically controlled trucks for city activities and are stepping forward in the advancement of our aggregate offer in jolted transport arrangements.
This opens the way to new types of collaboration with urban communities that objective to enhance air quality, decrease activity commotion, and cut clog amid top hours since business tasks can rather be done discreetly and without story pipe fumes discharges at a young hour early in the day or late during the evening,".
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"Hamburg, which in 2011 was named European Green Capital of the EU, has worked long and effectively on a wide front to upgrade green and reasonable urban improvement. This applies not slightest in the vehicle segment, where zapped transports from Volvo are as of now being utilized as a part of general society transport arrange. The encounters and aspirations from this wander make Hamburg a very fascinating accomplice for us," says Jonas Odermalm, Product Line Vice President for the Volvo FL and Volvo FE at Volvo Trucks.
The new Volvo FE Electric will be offered in a few variations for various kinds of transport task. For example with Volvo's low-passage taxi, which makes it simpler to enter and leave the taxicab and gives the driver a summoning perspective of encompassing activity. The workplace enhances as well because of the low clamor level and without vibration activity. Battery limit can be enhanced to suit singular needs, and charging happens either through the mains or by means of fast charge stations.
The new Volvo FE Electric will accompany two electric engines that are equipped for delivering 185 kW of max control with a Volvo 2-speed transmission, and pinnacle torque of 425 Nm. The electric engines are sufficient for a movement scope of up to 300kms on a solitary charge. The charging time from purge to completely charged batteries is near 1-2 hours while with a low power charging, it can take up to 10 hours for full charge.
Here are the specs discharged for the Volvo FE Electric:
Completely electrically-fueled truck for circulation, decline accumulation and different applications in urban conditions, GVW 27 tons.
Two electric engines with 370 kW max control (260 kW cont. control) with a Volvo 2-speed transmission. Max torque electric engines 850 Nm. Max torque raise pivot 28 kNm.
- Vitality stockpiling:
Lithium-particle batteries, 200-300 kWh
Up to 200 km
Two distinctive charging frameworks are accessible. CCS2: Maximum charge control 150 kW DC. Low Power Charging: Maximum charge control 22 kW AC.
- Charging time:
From exhaust to completely charged batteries (300 kWh): CCS2 150 kW appr. 1.5 hours, Low power charging appr.10 hours.