Elon Musk made the headlines again recently, this time by the announcement of an electric truck with a range of up to 800 kilometers and an equally spectacular charging time of only half an hour. The reaction was divided between “wow” and “see first, then believe”. In the meantime, closer to home, VDL is steadily building up its own electric fleet. Buses and vans are already part of this, an electric truck will be added at the beginning of next year.

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