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Mitsubishi Fuso to abandon combustion engine trucks, buses by late 2030s

Japan vehicle maker aims to catch Chinese and European rivals in EV market

Mitsubishi Fuso will begin selling electric trucks after 2022. (Photo by Shizuka Tanabe)

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus will stop selling combustion engine vehicles in the latter half of the 2030s, when it will start producing only electric or hydrogen-fueled trucks and buses, Nikkei has learned.

The move to all battery or hydrogen fleets will be the first by a major Japanese commercial vehicle maker.

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