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Debut of Hydrogen-Electric Truck Launches Milton’s Vision to Revolutionize Industry

Nikola Motor Co. via YouTube

In launching the Nikola One with a splashy Hollywood-type production in front of a live audience in Salt Lake City, Trevor Milton has let it be known that building a hydrogen-electric, zero emissions, over-the-road Class 8 truck is just part of his plan to revolutionize the trucking industry.

Daniel P. Bearth | Senior Features Writer
December 12, 2016
Business, Fuel

Daimler Targets Urban Uses With Electric Concept Vehicles

Neil Abt/Transport Topics

HANOVER, Germany — Daimler Trucks presented three electric concept vehicles ahead of the IAA commercial vehicles show here, signaling a focus on urban transportation.

Neil Abt | Editorial Director
September 26, 2016
Business, Fuel

California Funds Greater Use of Electric-Powered Heavy-Duty Trucks

National Retail Systems Inc.

California has expanded its testing of zero-emissions electric-powered heavy-duty vehicles as the state grapples with finding solutions to the worst air quality in the nation in several of its cities, experts said.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 14, 2016
Business, Fuel

Nikola Motor Promises Prototype Electric Class 8 Truck This Year

Nikola Motor Co.

Nikola Motor Co. will display a working prototype of a 2,000 horsepower Class 8 all-electric truck “later this year,” the manufacturer said.

Transport Topics
May 12, 2016
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Electric Trucks Already in Service in California, but Obstacles to Widespread Use Remain

The BMW Group

Those who think that electric trucks are a pie in the sky idea dreamed up by an environmentalist, meet Michael Simon.

David Elfin and Eric Miller | Staff Reporters
January 13, 2016
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
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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