Daimler AG’s truck unit unveiled two battery-powered models for the U.S. market, bolstering its bid to fend off Tesla Inc., Volvo AB and Volkswagen AG in the race to electrify big rigs


The German manufacturer’s Freightliner brand revealed the eCascadia, a highway hauler that can go as far as 250 miles (400 kilometers) between charges. The smaller eM2, with a range of about 230 miles and marketed for local delivery uses, also debuted at Daimler Trucks’s North American headquarters in Portland, Oregon  more

SOURCE:  bloomberg.com