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!
Tesla has filed a new patent application for a battery swapping system. Is there a connection between it and the upcoming Tesla Semi?
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.
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.
7-11 has contract Toyota to develop an exclusive line of hydrogen fuel cell powered delivery trucks. The move is part of a larger effort by 7-11 to reduce its carbon emissions in Japan and promote more environmentally friendly vehicles, in general. The delivery trucks, themselves, will be built by Toyota’s Hino Motors unit. They will […]
Tesla is talking with officials in Nevada and California about conducting test of systems that will allow autonomous trucks to platoon together on highways.
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.”
By changing the shape of its trucks’ pistons, the New Volvo Wave Piston boosts Diesel Power while increasing MPG and cutting emissions.
Workhorse CEO Steve Burns says the W-15 plug-in hybrid pickup truck is cost effective and reliable. So far, it has hundreds of pre-orders and expects to begin production next year.
Mitusbishi FUSO and Freightliner, both divisions of Daimler, are busy working on electric truck products for light and medium duty use.
Havelaar Canada introduced its Bison electric pickup truck concept in Ontario this week. The truck has a range of 186 miles and dual motors for true all wheel drive capability.
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 […]
UPS will begin field testing plug-in hybrid delivery vans with an on board fuel cell for extended range operations in Sacramento this year.
BYD brought its full lineup of electric truck and bus models to the ACT Expo this week. It even included an all electric fork lift for those looking to eliminate diesel emissions from their freight handling operations.
Workhorse unveiled its W-15 plug-in hybrid electric pickup truck at the ACT Expo in Long Beach on May 2. With an range of 80 miles on battery power, the all wheel drive W-15 can carry 2,200 lbs and tow a 5,000 lb trailer.
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.
Toyota will use hydrogen fuel cell trucks in a study designed to reduce diesel emissions in Southern California.
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.