Automotive iQ SUMMARY: Forecast for the HDV industry is flooded with new launches from top players like Mercedes, MAN and Volvo when in previous years the e-truck industry was mainly about start-ups. Still, the segment faces technical challenges in terms of battery size and range that remain one of the biggest hurdles. New battery chemistries, and charging and discharging ranges are under current development. Electric trucks are catching up to cars.
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