Henry Payne

Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Stellantis Announces Hurricane ICE Line

Dodge Ram Dodge Ram by Stellantis

In a nod to the uncertain road ahead for electric vehicle adoption, Stellantis announced an all-new internal-combustion engine line March 25, even as the automaker targets 50% EV sales in the U.S. by 2030.

Henry Payne | The Detroit News
March 25, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous, TCA

Rivian Plans EV Charging Network

A Rivian electric vehicle Rivian promises its Waypoint 240-volt, “Level Two” chargers in every state park. Its SUV and pickup truck are aimed at overlanders who want to get away to national parks and other locations. (Rivian)

Electric vehicle maker Rivian Automotive is borrowing a page from Tesla Inc. and building an exclusive, fast-charger network for its coming R1T pickup and R1S SUV.

Henry Payne | The Detroit News
March 26, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Bollinger Motors Debuts 2022 Electric Work Trucks

Bollinger's CHASS-E truck platform Bollinger Motors' CHASS-E truck platform can be configured for a variety of uses. (BollingerMotors.com)

Bollinger debuted a configurable, $70,000 B2CC commercial pickup chassis cab and $55,000 CHASS-E truck platform for the high-volume, work truck market March 12.

Henry Payne | The Detroit News
March 12, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, TCA

GMC Sierra Goes Hands-Free

A GMC Sierra Denali truck seen in Chula Vista, Calif. The GMC Sierra Denali truck is displayed at an event in Chula Vista, Calif., in January of 2019. (Sandy Huffaker/Bloomberg News)

GMC says it will offer its hands-free driver-assistance feature Super Cruise on its Sierra pickup sometime in 2022.

Henry Payne | The Detroit News
December 9, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Automakers Tout Electric Future While Building More Diesels

Diesels The 2021 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

As a commitment to a post-carbon future of zero-emissions electric vehicles, General Motors Co. is converting its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant to the manufacture of electric trucks. At the same time, it is introducing for the first time diesel versions of its Chevy Tahoe and Suburban SUVs, and the Silverado pickup.

Henry Payne | The Detroit News
January 13, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous, TCA

Bollinger Introduces Electric Trucks

Bollinger B1 Bollinger B1 SUV by Bollinger Motors

Bollinger Motors debuted its four-door, all-electric SUV and pickup trucks.

Henry Payne | The Detroit News
September 27, 2019