Cummins New-Power and Electra Commercial develop the Electra eCargo

25 November 2022

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Cummins-New Power (formerly Meritor), who are based in Cwmbran, have some exciting developments in the commercial vehicle sector.

In collaboration with Electra Commercial Vehicles, based in Blackburn, they have integrated a 14Xe ePowertrain into an IVECO EuroCargo, and created an Electra eCargo. This vehicle will be a great test and marketing asset, to highlight the benefits and efficiency of an integrated eAxle.

This 19t vehicle has a 200kW motor, and provides market leading startability and gradeability, along with exceptional drivability.

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This year is an exciting year for the European eMobility Centre of Excellence team in Cwmbran, as they are growing their eMobility headcount within Wales, and look forward to a growing fleet of electric vehicles over the next 18months.

The team are busily working on their 44tonne integrated axle, the 17Xe, and recently integrated this into a Volvo FH tractor unit (APC EPIC Project with Electra and Danfoss). This vehicle will undergo a rigorous test program in 2022, and is sure to create a real buzz around South Wales.