E-FUSO Vision One Makes Taiwan Debut
Leading Taiwan’s commercial vehicle segment for more than 26 years, Daimler Trucks Asia Taiwan Ltd. (DTAT), general distributor of the FUSO brand, brings the heavy-duty electric concept, the Vision One, to the 2018 CV Expo in Taichung.
Taichung, Taiwan: Following its international debut at the 2017 Tokyo International Auto Show, the Vision One made its first appearance in Taiwan, making the island the first Asian country outside of Japan to welcome the electric truck. DTAT has been the commercial vehicle leader in Taiwan for over 26 years, and with the core slogan “Growing with You, Success in Taiwan,” the company plans on staying committed to the long-term growth of the country’s economy.
“As the sales leader in Taiwan’s CV segment for over 26 years and seeing that the the brand is celebrating its 60th anniversary, the arrival of the Vision One at the 2018 CV Expo is as meaningful is it gets. FUSO has become not just a part of Taiwan’s economic growth, but also a driving force in our economy and in people’s daily lives. In addition to presenting our brand spirit, FUSO has designed its show floor at w world-class level. We are more than ready to continue to lead Taiwan’s CV segment forward,” – CEO of DTAT, Joe Wong.
The Vision One
The E-FUSO Vision One is an all-electric heavy-duty truck concept that has a gross vehicle weight (GVW) of about 23 tons and carries a payload of approximately 11 tons, only two tons less than its diesel counterpart. It can be fitted with batteries up to 300 kilowatt hours, thus enabling a range of up to 350 km on just a single charge. Developed with a focus on intercity transportation and logistics, the Vision One comes with zero emission and remains low on noise, redefining heavy-duty trucks in terms of both design and technology. It marks FUSO’s vision and promise for electric commercial vehicles.
The 2018 CV Expo in Taichung marked a rare occasion for business leaders in transportation industry, as well as the general public, to have a closer look at the commercial vehicles that will impact and shape Taiwan’s economy for years to come.