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Daimler has taken the lead over Tesla in the U.S. electric truck market, delivering its Mitsubishi Fuso eCanter electric trucks to UPS and other clients in New York City. UPS is taking delivery of three of the electric medium-duty delivery trucks at “locations to be determined.” The delivery giant, and other clients, are signing deals […]

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Chinese electric carmaker BYD is feeling the pinch from the national government scaling back on generous subsidies. The company, backed in part by Berkshire Hathaway investor Warren Buffet, anticipates net profits will drop up to 25 percent for the first nine months due to China’s cutting down its “new energy vehicle” subsidies for manufacturers and […]

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When revealed next month, Tesla’s Semi tractor trailer won’t have range for long-haul trucking, but may be perfect for local 200-300-mile runs centered around a home base. The word comes via Reuters, which reported Scott Perry, an executive at fleet operator Ryder System, met with Tesla officials at its Fremont, Calif., assembly plant earlier this […]

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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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California has put $559 million into electrified cars, trucks, and buses through the state’s cap-and-trade revenue since 2013. During ACT Expo in Long Beach, Calif., the California Air Resources Board announced that the state has invested those funds into thousands of electrified and fuel cell vehicles and demonstration projects. It’s been done to support Gov. […]

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Fleet buyers checked out the latest in electrified and alternative fuel vehicles, and watched the unveiling of the Workhorse W-15 electric work truck during ACT Expo 2017. Held this week in Long Beach, Calif., the annual clean transportation conference saw Workhorse Group showcase its W-15 electric concept pickup that can go 80 miles per charge […]

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Mercedes-Benz will bring the all-electric Urban eTruck to users through a trial run in Europe beginning this year. The German automaker has been in talks with about 20 potential customers about participating in a test project at first in Germany and later throughout Europe. The 124-mile range Urban eTruck is part of the company’s vision […]

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Tesla continues to develop its heavy-duty semi electric truck, but it’s on the backburner behind the Model 3 sedan, according to tweets from CEO Elon Musk. During a weekend Twitter exchange with Electrek’s Fred Lambert, Musk confirmed that Tesla’s Jerome Guillen continues to apply his electric truck know-how to that project. However, completing the soon-to-be-launched […]

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Electrified work trucks, and the incentives that back them, are seeing enough interest to grow 10-fold in sales by 2026, according to a new study. Fleet operators using medium and heavy-duty trucks are likely to up annual global sales from about 31,000 to around 332,000 in 2026, says a Navigant Research forecast. Electrified vehicles counted […]

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Last Wednesday Wrightspeed rolled out the first commercial application of a range-extended electric refuse truck with its partner company in Sonoma County, Calif. During a press conference, Wrightspeed, the manufacturer of range-extended electric vehicle (REV) powertrains for heavy-duty applications, delivered a Class 8 Freightliner to partner The Ratto Group, a Santa Rosa, Calif.-based refuse, yard […]

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