26 Sep '17, 1am

New #electric #truck from @navistar & @VW may indicate upcoming #ZEV #schoolbus.

New #electric #truck from @navistar & @VW may indicate upcoming #ZEV #schoolbus.

The announcement was made on the first day of the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. “VW Truck and Bus has helped develop this electric technology and though our alliance we are able to leverage it,” Mark Johnson, vice president of marketing for Navistar, told STN Publisher Tony Corpin on Monday. Troy Clarke, Navistar’s chairman, president and CEO, explained in a statement that the company can "move much more quickly into electric propulsion” with the aid of VW Truck and Bus technology investments and components. “We believe the Class 6/7 vehicle is ideal for electric powertrain solutions in the near term, given its abundance of packaging space, and that these vehicles typically run short distances and can depot to recharge at the end of the day.” Navistar also displayed its IC Bus CE Series Gasoline at the trade show. The two partners also announced their ...

Full article: https://stnonline.com/news/latest-news/item/8943-navistar...

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