Business, Fuel

FedEx Partners With Con Edison for Electric Vehicle Research

Consolidated Edison Inc.

FedEx Corp. worked with Con Edison in New York City in an experiment to reduce the cost of charging electric vehicles using smart grid technology at its charging stations.

Transport Topics
February 24, 2015

VIDEO: Making Deliveries Greener, UPS Set to Buy Electric Trucks

Amp Electric Vehicles CEO Steve Burns discusses the commercial drone market and the company’s electric delivery trucks on Bloomberg’s “Market Makers.”

Bloomberg News
December 22, 2014
Business, Fuel

Electric Truck Maker Shuts Down

Boulder Electric Vehicle

Electric truck manufacturer Boulder Electric Vehicle has shut down and closed its factories in Colorado and California, the Los Angeles Daily News reported.

Transport Topics
September 15, 2014
Business, Fuel

Electric Terminal Truck Completes Two-Week Demonstration

Orange EV

Orange EV said its retrofitted electric terminal truck completed a two-week demonstration at a Kansas intermodal facility.

Transport Topics
August 27, 2014
Business, Fuel

Truck Trolley Demo Track to be Built Near Ports of L.A., Long Beach


An overhead electric trolley system for heavy-duty trucks will be installed by Siemens near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California.

Transport Topics
August 8, 2014
Business, Fuel

Electric Class 8 Truck Offered for Short Hauls

Balqon Corp., which makes electric-powered heavy-duty trucks, has introduced a new Class 8 tractor for inner city and shorthaul drayage service.

Transport Topics
May 14, 2012
Business, Fuel

E&MU: Electric Trucks Reach the Market

It appears that the time for electric commercial trucks has arrived. After years of an­nouncements promoting concepts and prototypes, several suppliers have introduced battery-electric production models.

May 31, 2011