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.
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.