Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?
January 4, 2021
An order for more than 6,000 Workhorse C-Series all-electric delivery vehicles was placed by Pride Group Enterprises, a Canadian and U.S. based company with businesses in transportation equipment retail, wholesale, rental, leasing, and logistics.
January 4, 2021
The company’s new electric vehicle delivery vans are targeting final-mile fleets operating in urban environments and is expecting its first product launch in Q3 2021.
December 29, 2020
XL Fleet expanded its line of electrified powertrains to include a hybrid-electric drive system for the medium-duty Class 5 Ford F-550 Super Duty chassis.
December 16, 2020
The electric Sprinter will be available with three battery choices and multiple body configurations.
December 9, 2020
The all-electric 2022 E-Transit will be available with a starting price under $45,000 and features a targeted maximum payload of 3,800 pounds with up to 487.3 cubic feet of cargo space.
November 12, 2020
Volvo Trucks North America announced it will begin selling the Volvo VNR Electric truck model on Dec. 3. It will start producing the VNR Electric at its New River Valley manufacturing plant in Dublin, Virginia, in early 2021.
November 5, 2020
Two global commercial vehicle makers, Germany’s Traton SE and Japan’s Hino Motors Ltd., have signed a joint venture agreement to develop electric commercial vehicles, both battery-electric and fuel-cell versions.
October 28, 2020
The Kenworth T680E is the company’s first Class 8 battery-electric model. The new zero-emission truck is now available for order from Kenworth dealers in the U.S. and Canada, and will enter into production in 2021.
October 14, 2020
Hino is working with technology leaders such as Toyota, Hexagon Purus, and Xos to produce a low-cost product line up as the industry moves forward to zero-emission trucks.
October 9, 2020
The delivery of Hyundai Xcient Fuel Cell electric trucks to customers in Switzerland this year represents the Korean truck maker's first steps toward putting 2,000 fuel-cell trucks into customers' hands around the world by the end of 2021 – including the U.S.
October 7, 2020
Allison Transmission has launched eGen Power, its new series of fully integrated zero-emission electric axles, starting with the 100D for heavy-duty trucks.
October 6, 2020
Hino's new hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered Class 8 tractor will deliver heavy-duty capability and clean emissions. It's just part of Project Z, the company's development path to zero-emissions battery-electric vehicles, ranging from Class 4 to Class 8.
October 5, 2020
Lion Electric will deliver 10 battery-electric trucks to Amazon. The first two will be delivered this year.
September 23, 2020
Trevor Milton has voluntarily left Nikola Corp., the fuel-cell and electric-truck company that started in his basement, amid charges of fraud and an investigation by the Justice Department and the SEC.
September 21, 2020