Our first robotic battery swapping station for trucks has arrived. It will be assembled in Penrose next to SH1, to swap E700 batteries.
 
On a grander scale this ship in China also has a battery swap system with 50,000kWh stored in a series of 20′ containers.

Another EECA contestable funding round for zero emissions vehicles, technology and off highway equipment is now open. $4 million available this time, the link is here.
https://www.eeca.govt.nz/co-funding/transport-emission-reduction/low-emission-transport-fund/round-12-demonstration-of-vehicles-technology-and-off-road/

The latest list of zero emissions trucks and off highway plant from Etrucks® that could qualify for this funding round is in this dropbox link. Contact us for a .pdf if you prefer.
https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fi/s4auxb656uy020c98kr2j/Etrucks-Plant-List.pdf?rlkey=yv8eonp2h1baqknugyz7oqw0c&dl=0

XCMG will release the XE27U-E small excavator in early 2024. The machine now has a larger 43kWh battery and a similar cabin to the XE35U-E.

We can now offer pricing for the 23t XE215E excavator with a 423kWh battery for 6 to 7 hours continuous run time.

XCMG will develop a fully electric XC988EV. The 27.5t wheel loader will feature a 525kWh battery and 5cbm bucket. This is the diesel version.

XCMGs new 6×4 with a fixed BYD battery and rubber rear suspension seen here as a RHD mixer truck for Thailand. The cab chassis tare is 8900kg.

The first production version of the XC938EV 11t fully electric wheel loader is now off line. We have a couple of these ordered for New Zealand.

A couple of short videos of the XC968EVs in China
Another tethered unit
https://youtu.be/dD9wT3DNo5I
And two battery units loading coal
https://youtu.be/jeZvGAkfyu0