Trucks

Daimler

Daimler Fuso eCanter Electric Truck Enters Production

The Daimler Fuso eCanter begins production in Europe, making Daimler the first global automaker to manufacture an all-electric light-duty truck in series. President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation and Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, Mark Llistosella, announced: “With today’s start of production of the eCanter, we become…

1 day ago by Steven Loveday 13

Cummins Outlines Plans For Electric Powertrains By 2019

Cummins is more than aware of the ongoing electrification movement, and has announced a further R&D developments to become a serious supplier of electrified powertrains for the next generation of plug-ins. The most recent announcement comes right after a deal with TM4 on the joint development of a plug-in hybrid powertrain for Class…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 8

Nikola Provides Updates On Electric, Hydrogen Semi Truck

A lot is apparently going on at the Nikola Motor Company, which is developing a long-range hydrogen fuel cell truck with a 320 kWh battery.  The long haul truck is scheduled for production in 2020. According to the latest news, the Nikola One is currently undergoing design tweaks to enable it to…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 49

Ford F-150 PHEV

XL Hybrids Lands New Order For Its Plug-In Ford F-150 Trucks

It seems that interest in plug-in pickup trucks has really grown recently, as we have seen from Havelaar, Bollinger, and the 80 mile, extended range Workhorse W-15 PHEV.  But even past those names, there is also XL Hybrids, with its XLP Plug-In Hybrid Upfit for the Ford F-150. Showing some success with its…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 7

Tesla

Tesla Semi Headed For Scale Production Within 2 Years

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reconfirmed that the automaker’s semi truck will be shown off this September in prototype form. The announcement was made yesterday at Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting. According to Musk, a working prototype will be shown in late September. Musk stated: “…we have shown it to a number…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 29

Ford Might Build Pure Electric F-150

When announcing new details on the 300-plus mile range electric CUV, Ford let it be known that there’s at least a possibility that its hugely popular F-150 truck could someday be offered in full electric form. Ford didn’t confirm that an electric F-150 is coming, but rather the automaker didn’t…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 72

Meet The UPS Class 6 Fuel Cell Truck With A 45-kWh Battery

UPS has announced the upcoming deployment of a special Class 6 medium-duty delivery truck prototype, that will be tested in Sacramento, California. The vehicle is equipped with a 45 kWh battery and also a 32 kW fuel cell range extender (plus 10 kg of hydrogen). It’s one of those rare occasions when…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 48

Tesla

The Tesla Electric Semi Truck Will Use A Colossal Battery

TESLA ELECTRIC SEMI TRUCK WILL NEED ONE SUPER-MASSIVE BATTERY In April, Elon Musk sent tremors through yet another segment of the transportation industry with a short tweet: “Tesla Semi truck unveil set for September. Team has done an amazing job. Seriously next level.” And the exact date was just announced this…

2 months ago by EVANNEX 46