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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced the company’s semi-truck won’t be revealed until November 16. According to Musk, the delay is so the company can focus resources to fixing Model 3 production bottlenecks, as well as increasing battery production for Puerto Rico and other affected areas from recent hurricanes. The semi-truck was originally set to […]

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The Tesla semi truck may have been spotted ahead of its reveal. The image of the Tesla semi-truck first surfaced on Reddit, but was deleted by the original poster. But like everything that shows up on the internet, it was only a matter of time before someone who saved the image re-posted it. Although there […]

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Tesla’s semi-truck launch has been delayed, pushed back until the end of October. Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk revealed the delay yesterday via Twitter. Musk said in the June shareholder meeting presentation that the semi-truck’s reveal would come in September. But as is often the case with innovation, and with Tesla launches, the truck […]

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Engine maker Cummins Inc. has introduced an all-electric heavy duty truck ahead of Tesla. The 18,000-pound rig with maximum payload of 44,000 pounds was shown yesterday at Cummins’ tech center in Columbus, Ohio. A concept vehicle at this point, the truck was built by Roush with Cummins’ electric drive and is targeted at companies needing […]

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For EV enthusiasts who’ve long lamented there are no all-electric trucks for sale, Bollinger Motors today revealed what may be an off-roading EVer’s dream come true. The completely bespoke B1 built in-house by the New York-based startup touts 60-kWh and 100-kWh battery options for up to 200 miles range, 360 horsepower, and rock-crawling dual-motor AWD […]

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This week Workhorse Group announced it had lassoed some utilities for its four-wheel-drive truck. At least three electric utilities — Duke Energy, Portland General Electric and Southern California Public Power Authority — among others have signed a letter of intent for what would likely lead to fleet commitments of 2,150 pickups when available. This suggests […]

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Chinese vehicle manufacturer BYD began delivering the first part of an electric work truck order in California. The first heavy-duty terminal tractor truck was delivered to Daylight Transport for the freight transport company’s Fontana, Calif., facility. It’s the first of 27 electric trucks BYD will be delivering to customers in southern California. The project is […]

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British outfit Charge, the official electric truck partner of Formula E electric race car series, provided a look at its futuristic electric truck during the Wired 2016 conference in London last week. The electric box on wheels is said to have a driving range of 100-miles (160-km). “For longer journeys, a dual mode can be […]

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Just two months after unveiling a prototype, today Mercedes-Benz took the wraps off a pre-production version of its battery electric Urban eTruck. The truck, on display at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany, is Mercedes’ vision of the future for short-range commercial deliveries. Based on a heavy-duty distribution truck chassis, the eTruck is […]

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China’s BYD Company Ltd. is already the largest manufacturer of battery-electric automobiles and buses, and now it can add sanitation trucks to the list. This should give Warren Buffet some measure of satisfaction as his Berkshire Hathaway investment firm plunked down $230 million for a 10 percent stake in BYD in 2008. The fleet of […]

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