Electric Fuso Canter Trucks Complete Year-Long Trial
Zero emissions, one hundred percent electric: FUSO Canter E-CELL customer trials completed successfully

Vehicles proved adequate for everyday use • Marc Llistosella, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC): “The FUSO Canter E-CELL project is a great example of innovation and collaboration between the Portuguese government, its agencies, FUSO and Daimler Trucks.”
Tramagal plant important production site for MFTBC in Europe and integrated into Daimler Trucks’ global production Network

Stuttgart/Lisbon – One year after the hand-over of FUSO Canter E-CELL trucks to selected customers, the trials for the battery-electric-powered “Zero Emission” vehicle were officially completed in Portugal. At an event held in Lisbon, Paulo Portas, Deputy Prime Minister of Portugal, representatives of government authorities, customers as well as the management of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck Europe and Daimler Trucks drew a positive conclusion from the real-life performance of the trucks.

“The FUSO Canter E-CELL project is a great example of innovation and collaboration between the Portuguese government, its agencies, FUSO and Daimler Trucks”, said Marc Llistosella, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Head of Daimler Trucks Asia.

The Portuguese government co-funded the research project through IAPMEI, the Public Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation.

“The vehicle underlines our commitment to thinking ahead and developing sustainable and reliable transportation solutions to the benefit of our customers and society as a whole. The results of the trials prove that we are on the right track. The customers in the test trial experienced the Canter E-CELL as an efficient and reliable concept fully meeting the demands of urban delivery transport”, Llistosella added.

MFTBC is the centre of competence for hybrid technology within Daimler Trucks. Based on this experience, the Daimler subsidiary […]