Browsing the "electric truck" Tag

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 Sales To Surge In Next Decade Says Navigant Research

December 9th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Navigant Research says that electric truck sales will increase tenfold in ten years. Partly that surge will be caused by tougher emissions standards but partly it will be due to electric trucks providing fleet operators with a higher return on investment compared to diesel powered trucks.


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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