In May 2017, Daimler's commercial vehicle subsidiary FUSO launched the first charging station for all-electric trucks in Kawasaki, Japan.
The FUSO EV Power Charger quick-charging station is in the immediate vicinity of the FUSO production site and draws up to 100 percent of its energy from the plant's own solar equipment. The charging station is available to the public and can charge up to eight electric trucks. A complete charge takes less than 90 minutes.
Daimler's commercial vehicle subsidiary FUSO is a pioneer worldwide in electric light-duty trucks. Back in 2010 the brand introduced a prototype of the all-electric Canter E-Cell. In 2017 FUSO initiated small series production of the FUSO eCanter, making it the first manufacturer of series production electric trucks. Around 150 vehicles are delivered to customers in Europe, Japan and the USA, including the internationally famous 7-Eleven convenience store chain.