Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), part of Daimler Trucks, is the first commercial brand that revealed during the ongoing Tokyo Motor Show it will switch completely to electrification in the coming years.
At the Tokyo Motor Show, MFTBC revealed not only that, but also that its E-FUSO badging will be used to launch a product brand exclusively dedicated to electric mobility of trucks and buses. They didn’t come empty-handed though – announcing the first deliveries to customers such as UPS, Seven-Eleven and Yamato Transport Japan of the series-produced all-electric light-duty truck FUSO eCanter. More so, to establish E-Fuso as a new brand, they came up with the Vision One concept – an all-electric heavy-duty truck. The E-FUSO Vision One is a concept with a range of up to 350 kilometers that previews the upcoming top end option in the new brand’s portfolio, with the company using Daimler experience in the areas of battery and charging technology.
The all-electric heavy-duty truck concept comes with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) of about 23 tons and carries a payload of around 11 tons, about two less than its diesel competition. It can incorporate batteries of up to 300 kWh, for up to 350 km on a single charge, with a target of acting as a contender on regional intra-city distribution. E-Fuso even has a target for the introduction of the series model – four years in mature markets like Japan or Europe.