Browsing the "Electric Bus" Category

Cummins And TM4 Announce Plug-In Hybrid Bus Partnership

May 16th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Cummins and TM4 are partnering to bring plug-in hybrid buses with diesel range extender engines to the buses used for inner city transportation. They say the plug-in hybrid buses will cut fuel costs by 50% compared to a traditional hybrid bus.


Electric Truck Overview — Electric Light-Duty Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks, & Heavy-Duty Trucks

December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

As exciting as the coming era of electric cars is, with its promise of swift, silent, emissions-free transportation for all, the truth is that trucks are some of the biggest polluters on the road. According to the US Department of Transportation, nearly 50% of all emissions from the transportation sector are attributable to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks. So where are all the electric trucks? When will you be able to buy an electric truck? What's going on in the electric truck startup world? For the purposes of this discussion, we will look at four categories of electric trucks — light-duty trucks, delivery trucks, freight trucks, and trash trucks



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