August 13, 2018 6:00 PM, EDT

Will Your Next Truck Be a Plug-In?

Are electric vehicles poised to break through in commercial transportation? Other alternative fuels have held similar promises: to cut fuel costs, eliminate emissions and find parity with diesel.

In this episode of RoadSigns, Transport Topics Managing Editor of Features Seth Clevenger explores what might make electric different — and more viable.

Mike Roeth, Julie Furber

Roeth, Furber

Clevenger speaks with Mike Roeth, executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency; and Julie Furber, executive director of the electrified power business segment at Cummins Inc.

Hear a clip from Roeth on this page and check out the full podcast at or subscribe to the program on iTunes or Stitcher.

The podcast is sponsored by International Truck.