February 21, the debut of a heavy-duty truck Mercedes-Benz eActros, working exclusively on electric traction.
Back in 2016 at the IAA 2016 in Hanover, Mercedes-Benz presented the concept of an electric heavy-duty truck - for the first time in the world. And one and a half years later, on February 21, 2018, the light saw a pre-series version of the car - Mercedes-Benz eActros.
Mercedes-Benz eActros is equipped with the portal driving bridge ZF AVE 130, which is already installed on hybrid and hydrogen buses Mercedes-Benz.
For the truck, it was modernized and raised, increasing the ground clearance to 200 mm. The car has a wheel formula of 6x2, that is, the driver is
The car is driven by two three-phase electric motors in the hubs of the rear wheels, each 125 kW each, with a maximum torque of 485 Nm. The gear ratios convert this into a torque of 11,000 Nm.
The motors are powered by lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 240 kW. h. They are enough for a run up to 200 km. Charging will take from 3 to 8 hours, depending on the capacity of the charging station - from 20 to 80 kW.
Mercedes-Benz eActros will be available in two versions for the full weight - 18 or 25 tons. These are, respectively, cars with the wheel formula 4x2 and 6x2. The axial load is 11.5 tons. Trial operation on real routes from real carrier companies is planned for mid-2020. In full-scale production of Mercedes-Benz eActros will be launched in 2021.
The charge of the batteries lasts from 3 to 8 hours