John Feddersen, head of Aurora Energy Research, says the electricity needed to recharge the Tesla Semi so it can haul a full load 500 miles would power 3,200 typical UK homes for one hour. Where is Tesla going to get that much energy at no more than 7 cents per KWh?
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Canadian retailer Loblaw has taken delivery of a Class 8 electric truck from BYD as it begins its transition to an all electric fleet.
Ryder will take delivery of 125 electric delivery vans from Chanje before the end of the year. The vans have a range of 100 miles and are manufactured in China.
WB Mason, with more than 1000 delivery trucks in its fleet, is conducting a one year trial of five E-Gen electric trucks from Workhorse. If they past the test, the transition from diesel power to electric power will take another step forward.
DHL is building a second factory in Germany to produce its electric StreetScooter electric truck. Where does that leave its collaboration with Ford?
Volkswagen and Navistar plan to introduce a medium duty electric truck by 2019, as cities begin thinking of banning diesel powered trucks.
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!
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.
Different types of electric vehicles help us to envision an emissions-free future.
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.
Chinese startup Chanje will begin importing its fully electric truck, the V8070 medium duty delivery van, this year. It expects to begin manufacturing the vehicles in the US in 2018.
Electric trucks are helping reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. While their numbers are small, their emissions are greater than those from automobiles.
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.”
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 […]