Browsing the "Trucks" Category

Could Mercedes Pickup Truck Be Coming Stateside?

February 24th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Mercedes is partnering with Nissan Renault to make an X Class midsize pickup truck for global markets. Originally, it did not plan to bring the truck to the US but growing demand for midsize pickups may change things.

Elon Musk Tweets About Tesla Semi

February 6th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Elon Musk tweeted yesterday that progress is being made on the Tesla Semi truck project headed by Jerome Guillen, but nothing is being allowed to stand in the way of launching the Model 3 on time.

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

Dodge Diesel Dilemma Leads To Lawsuit, Finger Pointing

December 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

A class action suit has been filed against Fiat Chrysler and Cummins alleging they deliberately misled consumers about the emissions and fuel economy of Dodge 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks with diesel engines.

Workhorse Plug-In Hybrid Pickup Truck Coming In 2018

November 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Workhorse makes plug-in hybrid delivery vans for UPS. It says it will have a plug-in hybrid all wheel drive pickup truck on the market by 2018. The major manufacturers have been promising this for years but always failed to deliver.

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