Commercial Vehicle

Olectra to develop heavy-duty electric trucks


Olectra Greentech Ltd. has entered into electric truck manufactur­ing for the Indian market. The prototype of this vehicle is built upon a heavy-duty electric tipper platform. The electric bus major, has already started trials of the 6x4 heavy-duty electric tipper at its plant in Telangana. The new developmen­t is a part of its plan to expand its product portfolio into the EV truck segment. As reported, the company would be further scaling up the manufactur­ing of these trucks in the upcoming state-of-the-art facility in the outskirts of Hyderabad. According to KV Pradeep, Chairman and Managing Director, “As the fossil fuel costs are skyrocketi­ng, the electric trucks will be a game-changer in the segment.”

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