Nikola Motors and Bosch are teaming up to develop electric trucks that combine hydrogen fuel cells and Bosch’s self contained e-Axle for Class 8 heavy duty cargo tractors.
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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.
Siemens is building an electric highway for trucks in an industrial region of Sweden. The pilot program will cut emissions and fuel use by 50% says Siemens.
BMW and SCHERM (new to me, too) have just put into service a 40-ton (think about that for a second) battery-electric truck that will be used for material transport. The truck will be used for a one-year pilot to examine how this shizzah works. To be specific, the truck is a Terberg YT202-EV electric tractor. 8 […]
Originally published on EV Obsession A world where electric big rigs haul cargo to-and-fro may seem like a distant utopian dream, but the world has already taken the first steps towards making it a reality. Orange EV has just launched a line of converted diesel terminal trucks that qualify for on-road use, and up to […]
The largest truck in the world is a monster. It’s crazy big and weighs a modest 360 tons when empty, or up to 800 tons. The GVW BelAZ 75710, a mining truck,
West Coast Associate Editor Susanna Schick takes the Wrightspeed turbine truck for a spin around the block. Only this block happens to also be a racetrack.
America has the world’s largest military by far, spending more than the next 20 countries combined. When we’re not invading other countries, the military of developing world-changing technologies like GPS and the Internet, technologies that once seemed impossibly expensive for the average person to own. So one writer is asking; can the military make EVs mainstream?
Amp announced a new testing program with TRC Inc to “independently test the vehicle to ensure it can survive the rigors of package delivery in an environment where it is common to keep their vans in service for 20 years or more.” Amp says the final pre-production test program should be completed within the next month.”.
I’ve test driven a handful of electric cars, and this one is by far the most powerful I’ve ever been in. Tomorrow I’ll be driving the Fisker Karma, but today the 402 HP VIA truck blew my mind. Sadly, I wasn’t able to feel that power beneath my own lead foot, as the truck VIA was able to bring to the Silicon Valley EV Symposium was PG&E’s truck.
[social_buttons] Electric Vehicles International is returning to its home in California from Mexico and later this month will have a state tour to celebrate; from their new home in Stockton to the state capitol, Sacramento. Along the way, they are offering test drives for any interested Californians. So if you’ve ever wanted to test-drive a […]
Smith Electric Vehicles to build electric trucks in Kansas City Company officials at the UK-based Smith Electric Vehicles announced on Friday that they will begin manufacturing “The world’s largest battery-electric-powered truck” at a new plant in Kansas City, Missouri. The battery-powered Newton will be the first vehicle to be produced at the new plant, but […]