DHL is building a second factory in Germany to produce its electric StreetScooter electric truck. Where does that leave its collaboration with Ford?
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Volkswagen and Navistar plan to introduce a medium duty electric truck by 2019, as cities begin thinking of banning diesel powered trucks.
Spy shots of the Tesla Semi have appeared on the internet and Tesla has notified winners of its latest referral program to expect an official invitation to the unveiling ceremony soon. Looks like the Tesla Semi is a go!
Elon Musk tweeted this week that the official unveiling for the Tesla Semi will take place on October 26 at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.
Different types of electric vehicles help us to envision an emissions-free future.
Cummins unveiled its Class 7 short range electric truck power train this week. Scheduled for production in 2019, it will feature a 145 kWh battery and one hour charge time.
Chinese startup Chanje will begin importing its fully electric truck, the V8070 medium duty delivery van, this year. It expects to begin manufacturing the vehicles in the US in 2018.
Electric trucks are helping reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. While their numbers are small, their emissions are greater than those from automobiles.
The Bolllinger B1 electric truck has been officially unveiled and if one had to pick one word to describe this dual motor off road capable vehicle, that word would be “purposeful.”
Workhorse CEO Steve Burns says his company is concentrating on fleet sales because that’s where pre-orders come from and pre-orders unlock financing opportunities.
WrightSpeed manufacturers an innovative heavy duty electric truck propulsion system. The key to its range extended vehicle (REV) powertrain is a small multi-fuel turbine range extender engine that company head Ian Wright claims is 30% more efficient than any other turbine on the market. It provides 80 kW of power to keep the onboard batteries […]
In Vancouver for the TED2017 conference, Elon Musk teased a photo of the Tesla Semi and hinted he would announce up to 4 new Gigafactories this year. His company also released a new video explaining how Musk’s tunnel boring scheme might work.
Piper Jaffray analysts warned this week that share prices of legacy truck manufacturer PACCAR, engine maker Cummins, and transmission maker Alison could be put under pressure by the Tesla Semi electric truck.
Elon Musk has tweeted that the Tesla Semi will make an appearance in September. That’s good news for the environment.
Electric cars are all well and good, but electric trucks and SUVs are what America needs. Bollinger, WorkHorse, and XL Hybrids are working hard to bring them to market.
MAN, the heavy truck division of Volkswagen will begin testing a fleet of medium and heavy duty electric semi trucks by the end of 2017.
In the US, Mercedes means high end passenger cars. But Daimler, the parent company that owns Mercedes Benz, is also heavily involved in the medium and heavy duty truck business both here and abroad. In addition to its Mercedes Benz truck division, Daimler also owns Freightliner, Mitsubishi Fuso, Western Star, and Thomas Built Buses. Mercedes has […]
California utility companies plan to invest $1 billion to replace every diesel engine in the state with an electric motor. That includes medium and heavy duty trucks, port equipment, airport ground support vehicles, and forklifts.
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.
Giant, a part of Carlos Slim’s financial empire, will partner with Moldex, a Mexican manufacturer and the Monterrey Technical Institute to build an electric car for taxi duty in Mexico City.