Iveco eDaily Tows 338,600 Kilos To Earn Guinness Report For EV Van

Iveco is a European model that produces all kinds of economic autos, together with semi-trucks, buses, and development gear. The corporate’s eDaily EV now holds the Guinness World Report for the “heaviest weight towed by an electrical van.” The rig hauled an astounding 338,600 kilos (153.58 metric tons).

The eDaily towed an Iveco X-Approach Strator truck carrying a trailer holding Collard Group earth-mover with a further 11,023 kilos (5 metric tons) of ballast. Behind that, there was an Iveco X-Approach 8×4 tipper truck and an all-terrain airport firetruck.

The van needed to pull this column of autos 100 toes to earn the Guinness World Report. The manufacturing facility tow ranking is 7,720 kilos (3.5 metric tons). 

The eDaily is offered with one, two, or three modular batteries offering a capability between 37 kilowatt-hours and 111 kWh. Its single motor makes 188 horsepower (140 kilowatts) and 295 pound-feet (400 Newton-meters). The vary is as much as 249 miles (400 kilometers) within the WLTP City Cycle. Patrons can choose from a number of gross car weight rankings, together with as excessive as 15,900 kilos (7.2 metric tons). Cargo van, crew cab, chassis cowl, cutaway, and folks mover physique configurations can be found.

Iveco tapped Adam Bishop, Britain’s present strongest man, to drive the eDaily for the world-record try. The stunt occurred at Blackbushe Airport in Surrey, England, as a result of the runways, floor, and gradient met the Guinness World Information guidelines.

The eDaily is amongst Europe’s more and more strong electrical industrial van section. It is up towards opponents like the Ford e-Transit, Mercedes-Benz eSprinter, Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo, and extra. 

Iveco had a partnership with Nikola since 2019. In Might 2023, they introduced plans to separate so that every firm might deal with creating its personal EV applied sciences for heavy-duty industrial autos.

Iveco acquired a license to proceed creating car management software program for EVs and gasoline cells. Nikola bought entry to Iveco S-Approach know-how and associated elements to be used in North America. Each corporations will share the mental property for the Technology 1 eAxles.