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.
May 2 is when Workhorse will introduce its W-15 plug-in hybrid all wheel drive electric pickup truck to the public. Here are some specifications shared with us by the company.
When no manufacturer wanted its business, DHL designed its own electric delivery van. Now it is doubling production and selling its products to other companies. Hello, disruption!
Electric cars are all well and good, but electric trucks and SUVs are what America needs. Bollinger, WorkHorse, and XL Hybrids are working hard to bring them to market.
MAN, the heavy truck division of Volkswagen will begin testing a fleet of medium and heavy duty electric semi trucks by the end of 2017.
Workhorse says it has letters of intent for 1,000 of its all new four wheel drive hybrid electric pickup truck from fleet operators. The W-15 will be revealed officially on May 2. It says it can produce 60,000 vehicles a year at its Ohio factory.
BYD is planning a major expansion of its factory in Lancaster, California where it will manufacture electric truck and electric bus vehicles. It plans to triple its workforce in three years.
Mercedes is partnering with Nissan Renault to make an X Class midsize pickup truck for global markets. Originally, it did not plan to bring the truck to the US but growing demand for midsize pickups may change things.