Tevva - 7.5T Electric Price: POA
Last Updated On: 25/05/2023
The truck start-up Tevva has become the first company to start high-volume production of electric lorries in the UK. Tevva means 'nature' in Hebrew.
The company has started making its 7.5 tonne electric truck for customers at its facility in Tilbury, Essex, after receiving European type approval, the regulatory clearance required by all volume manufacturers. The trucks built this year will go to customers including the Royal Mail and the builders’ supplier Travis Perkins, with the aim of selling 1,000 vehicles in 2023. It has had test vehicles on the road with the delivery company UPS since late 2019.
Tevva offer two models of trucks, the 7.5T Electric and the 7.5T Hydrogen Electric.
The 7.5T Electric will have a maximum 140 miles (227kms) range from a 105kWh battery, which is nearly double the size of those used in a standard electric car. Battery charge time to 90% is in 5 hours. It has a body and payload allowance of 2952kg with a platform capacity of 15 Euro Pallets.
The 7.5T Hydrogen Electric will have a maximum 354 miles (570kms) range form the range extended powerplant. Battery charge time to 90% is also 5 hours and the H2 refuelling time is 10 minutes. It has a body and payload allowance of 2718kg with a platform capacity of 15 Euro Pallets.
Customer deliveries of both models will start in the Spring/Summer 2023.