The COVID-19 pandemic has not significantly affected Daimler Trucks North America’s work on medium- and heavy-duty battery-electric trucks, and despite production shutdowns due to the pandemic, the company is back to building vehicles at the same rate it was before the pandemic hit.
August 17, 2020
Nikola and Republic Services will partner on a battery-electric refuse recycling-collection truck based on the Nikola Tre chassis, a single platform with integrated bodies, service, and warranty.
August 10, 2020
GreenPower has completed the first EV Star CarGo+ delivery box truck in collaboration with Marathon Truck Body of Santa Clarita, Calif., scheduled for customer delivery later this month.
August 10, 2020
Freightliner's Innovation Fleet, a 30-vehicle fleet of battery electric medium- and heavy-duty trucks, has accumulated more than 300,000 miles in real-world use by customers.
July 31, 2020
The Class 8 electric vehicle is domiciled at Penske's Ontario, California, facility and is being used by Core-Mark to haul between 13,000 to 18,000 pounds of food and beverages to convenience stores.
July 30, 2020
The Lion Electric Co. and Boivin Evolution recently announced the first sales of Lion8 chassis with fully automated side load bodies to Waste Connections, Inc.
July 6, 2020
Ford Motor Co. plans to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, while setting interim targets to address climate change challenges.
June 24, 2020
Results of a study by electric utilities in Washington, Oregon, and California call for the installation of charging sites along the I-5 for medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks to reduce pollution caused by freight transport along the Pacific Coast.
June 22, 2020
According to a letter of intent, ServPro will be among the first commercial fleet customers to take delivery of the Endurance pickup when full scale production begins in early 2021.
June 18, 2020
The announcement comes amidst a surge of electric pickup model releases.
June 12, 2020
Electric-truck maker Nikola has officially merged with VectoIQ Acquisition Corp., becoming a Nasdaq publicly traded company, and announced plans to purchase equipment to create new hydrogen fueling infrastructure.
June 4, 2020
Octillion Power Systems is collaborating with Lightning Systems to produce Class 6 electric trucks (up to 12.5 tons) capable of supporting “middle-mile” delivery logistics between warehouses and distribution centers.
June 3, 2020
The number of models of zero-emission trucks, buses, and off-road equipment is expected to double between the end of 2019 and 2023, according to a new analysis by Calstart.
June 2, 2020
The EV Star CC is a purpose-built, battery-electric, multi-utility cab and chassis that can be used by cargo and delivery companies that wish to use their body design while transitioning to a zero-emissions fleet.
May 19, 2020
New California rules increase the percentage of electric-truck sales targets across all vehicle categories, from ¾-ton pickups to Class 8 trucks, starting in 2024.
April 29, 2020