Schutz & Rettung Zürich to operate world’s first electric automatic aerial ladder
With the city’s vehicle policy aimed at achieving net zero in mind, the Zurich professional fire department is to begin operating the world’s first electric automatic aerial ladder in December 2022. This is part of a year-long pilot project alongside…
Pierce Volterra electric fire truck named ‘Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin 2022’
Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, announced its Pierce Volterra zero-emissions pumper has won the annual ‘Coolest Thing Made in Wisconsin’ competition after receiving tens-of-thousands of votes of support. Appleton, Wisconsin-based Pierce was among 16 finalists in the 2022…
First electric-powered fire appliance for Scotland rolls into production
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service has commissioned its first electric powered fire appliance. The service has received around £500,000 of funding from Transport Scotland to roll the prototype into production. The contract to build the low-carbon vehicle was awarded…
Electric tank firefighting vehicle to be delivered soon to the Los Angeles City Fire Department
In recent weeks, Rosenbauer has built the first RTX for the North American fire services market. The vehicle is intended for the Los Angeles City Fire Department and was developed jointly with the LAFD. The ‘core DNA’ is identical to…
The RT on tour
He just keeps going and going. Since mid-August, Rosenbauer has been on the road in Western and Central Europe with two vehicles of the ‘Revolutionary Technology’ series (RT), demonstrating the reliability and robustness of the electric tank firefighting vehicle. A…
Rosenbauer implements the first electric L32A-XS on a Volvo FE Electric
Rosenbauer is working vigorously on expanding the electric vehicle fleet for fire departments. After the RT tank firefighting vehicle and a logistics vehicle, the first L32A-XS aerial ladder is now also being electrified. The top priority of the development engineers…
Emergency One E1 Ev0 Launch

The World’s First Fully Electric Fire Engine Today at the Event, Emergency One announced the immediate availability of The E1 Ev0, enabling customers to place orders and enquire about the product. “We are excited to unveil our E1 EV0 –…


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