Volvo shows heavier electric trucks

Volvo has unveiled the vehicles to take its electrification programme to the next level. With orders now being taken by Volvo for its all-electric e-FE and e-FL urban distribution models, ahead of customer production starting in the next few weeks, it has turned its attention to the areas of regional transport and urban construction. The fully working concept vehicles are an FM 4x2 tractor and an FMX 8X4 Tridem tipper, currently sharing the same running gear as the existing pair.

 

Beyond the obvious air quality improvements, Volvo sees the new near-silent trucks as permitting an extension of night time operations, giving significant benefits in terms of congestion and road safety. You can read more, including first driving impressions, in Commercial Motor on 9 January.

 

2015 DAF CF 400 8x4 tipper grab - Used Truck of the Day

DAF CF 400

This 2015 DAF CF 400 8x4 tipper grab from Kel-Berg, in Middleton Stoney, is CM’s used deal of the day. Having only completed 285,000km, this truck has a lot more to give.

Fitted with a Thompson steel body and an Epsilon M125 L 82 crane, the 32 tonner was spec’d with a day cab and climate control.

This example has had a full brake realignment across all of its axles, and new pins and bushes have been installed as well.

With a price that’s available on application, please contact Kel-Berg for more details.