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MAN and CNL to bring eTrucks to our roads

From the end of 2017, MAN and CNL member companies will be testing electrically-powered trucks for various purposes in daily service // By starting to manufacture electric trucks at its Steyr site, MAN is taking a major step closer to electromobility in urban distribution transport

In the presence of Austrian Federal Chancellor Christian Kern and Austrian Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology Jörg Leichtfried, MAN Truck & Bus and the Austrian Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 20 February.

MAN is going to make test vehicles available to CNL member companies for initial practical trials at the end of 2017.

CNL plans to up its use of eTrucks for inner-city and suburban distribution transport from 2020 onwards in order to make an active contribution towards reducing emissions in cities.

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E-trucks are being launched onto the roads by CNL and MAN – CNL member companies will trial electric trucks in everyday operations from the end of 2017.

Joachim Drees, CEO MAN Truck & Bus; Jörg Leichtfried, Austrian Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology; Christian Kern, Austrian Federal Chancellor; Josef Glößl, Vice Rector of the Centre for Global Change and Sustainability at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU); Univ.-Prof. Helga Kromp-Kolb, Head of the Centre for Global Change and Sustainability at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU); Werner Müller, Austrian Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL)

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15 of the largest Austrian companies in trade, logistics services and production have united in the Council for Sustainable Logistics (CNL) to take a step forward within the field of sustainable logistics.

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Joachim Drees, CEO MAN Truck & Bus and Josef Glößl, Vice Rector at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU) signing the development partnership agreement for eTrucks.

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Joachim Drees, CEO MAN Truck & Bus and the Austrian Federal Chancellor Christian Kern drive the MAN eTruck.

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Austrian Federal Chancellor Christian Kern drives the MAN eTruck.

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Joachim Drees, CEO MAN Truck & Bus, in the MAN eTruck.

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