Despite the obvious restrictions and hurdles the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to everyone, it has not significantly affected Daimler Trucks North America and their work on Medium-duty and Heavy-duty battery-electric trucks. The company is building vehicles now at the same rate as before the pandemic.
Freightliner’s Innovation Fleet logged more than 300,000 miles in the real-world by customers. They have both medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks in a 30 vehicle fleet that are all battery-electric. This fleet includes 10 eM2s and 20 eCascadias testing in drayage, regional, and local delivery, among others applications.