Browsing the "Trucks" Category

Nikola Motors Thinks Big — And Small

May 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Nikola Motors is working on a hybrid electric tractor that will use a turbine powered by compressed natural gas to extend range to as much as 1,200 miles.


Will The Pickup Truck Boom Last?

May 9th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Pickup truck sales are booming and so are profits. Manufacturers are making plans to boost production. But are we beginning to see the beginning of "peak pickup" in America


California Invests In Zero Emissions Trucks

May 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Southern California ports will soon start using 47 new electric and diesel electric plug-in hybrid drayage trucks to move cargo containers from ships to distribution centers and rail yards to reduce air pollution in the area.


DOE To Spend $80,000,000 On Truck Efficiency

March 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The US Department of Energy proposes to fund research into improving long haul truck efficiency by 100% over 2009 levels. It will also provide money to study plug-in hybrid powertrains for heavy trucks.



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