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 | Senior 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.

May 12, 2016
Business, Fuel

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, Technology, Equipment

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June 11, 2015
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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

May 14, 2012