I don't know why Daimler camouflaged this truck -- it's not like I can't tell what it is.

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Either way, this is Daimler's new Urban eTruck, an all-electric intra-city hauler.

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Its lithium ion batteries are hidden inside the frame for better crash protection.

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There's no word on battery capacity, but it's bound to be yuge.

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But since it's a big, heavy truck, it'll only get about 125 miles on a single charge.

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That's enough for a day's worth of urban deliveries, though.

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It's got a charging port, just like your Nissan Leaf.

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The Urban eTruck is powerful enough to have a gross weight rating of about 57,000 pounds.

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I can't imagine it taking less than several hours to bring this up to a full charge.

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It's not ready for prime time just yet, but it's obviously pretty darn close.

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