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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


Porsche Targets 20,000 Mission E Sales A Year

November 28th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Oliver Blume, Porsche CEO, says the company expects to sell 20,000 a year of its electric sport car, the Mission E. The car is due in showrooms by the end of the decade and will be supported by a network of high power charging stations.


Tesla, SolarCity Shareholders Approve Merger

November 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla shareholders overwhelming approved the merger of Tesla and SolarCity, which will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Tesla. Elon Musk can now continue building his dream of a vertically integrated sustainable energy company.


Tesla Adds Glass Roof Option To Model S

November 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla has added a glass roof option to the Model S. The $1,500 roof adds a spacious feel to the interior of the car and updates the look of the car to current standards. Expect lots of customers to select this new feature.



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