Trucker challenges Musk's 500-mile Semi on a very important question
A trucker's question to Tesla CEO Elon Musk's Tweet about electric Semi's 500-mile trip has gone viral, and more notably, remains unanswered.
November 30, 2022
Winter battery management key to maximizing EV range, charge times
Electric vehicles do not require as much maintenance as their internal combustion counterparts, but when winter comes calling, effective battery management is key to battling range loss and improving charge times.
November 23, 2022
Florida firefighters on edge following post-Hurricane Ian EV fires
Fire officials in Southwest Florida were surprised by numerous electric vehicle fires following Hurricane Ian which taxed department resources and left behind concerns regarding EV safety.
October 12, 2022
Penske delivering electric Ford E-Transits to prominent B2B player
Penske Truck Leasing announced that it will be delivering electric Ford E-Transits to global B2B player Sonepar.
October 5, 2022
Autocar's first electric truck goes to work
Autocar's first E-ACTT electric terminal tractor has been delivered to one of North America's largest LTL carriers.
September 21, 2022
California 'flex alerts' pose serious questions for EV adoption
As California looks to ban 76,000 trucks with pre-2010 emissions-spec engines by the end of the year, and heavily incentivizes electric vehicles, the state's grid is issuing warnings to limit power use for up to seven hours a day.
September 16, 2022
All-electric Kenworth T680E delivers a smooth, powerful ride
The Kenworth T680E is easy to drive and delivers a better experience in terms of acceleration, handling and braking over its diesel counterpart.
September 1, 2022
Electric Peterbilt trucks roll out to Southern fleet
A Texas-based drayage fleet is putting all-electric Peterbilt 579s to work as part of its "very aggressive sustainability goals."
August 31, 2022
Jay Leno, Walmart and Ford reveal F-150 Lightning Sam Walton tribute truck
The late Sam Walton, founder of Walmart, was a wealthy, retail visionary whose humble taste in pickups inspired the creation of a special all-electric F-150 Lightning.
August 24, 2022
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says all-electric Semi is coming this year
Following several delays, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said to look for all-electric Semi rolling out to fleets this year.
August 24, 2022
All-electric Ford F-150 Lightning tow test proves 'dismal'
Ford responds to MotorTrend's recent report that found the towing capability of F-150 Lightning 'dismal.'
August 17, 2022
Volkswagen to build and market electric pickups, SUVs in the U.S.
Volkswagen has launched a new company that will build all-electric pickups and SUVs under the iconic Scout brand.
August 10, 2022
FedEx announces all-electric Ford Pro E-Transit pilot
As part of its goal of having a zero-emission fleet by 2040, FedEx has partnered with Ford Pro to pilot ten all-electric E-Transit vans.
August 10, 2022
Newcomer Voltera takes on charging infrastructure challenges for fleets
Founded by EV industry veterans, Voltera can handle grant paperwork, site acquisition, permitting, utility interactions, charger installation, charger management and more to help ease EV acquisition because charger rollouts aren't easy.
August 9, 2022
Making the beachgoers say, 'Hey look at that!'
The City of Mobile last month ordered a Mack LR Electric Class 8 refuse vehicle – the first electric vehicle to operate in its fleet of 26 refuse trucks and the first electric LR in the state.
July 30, 2022
Startup lands big electric van deal with Walmart
Walmart has agreed to buy thousands of electric delivery vans from an Arkansas-based start-up.
July 13, 2022
GM's electric BrightDrop vans roll out to FedEx
FedEx announced this week that it received 150 all-electric vans from GM subsidiary BrightDrop.
June 22, 2022
Ford tech training expansion includes EV courses
Ford announced an expansion of its tech training program which will include EV courses high voltage systems safety, hybrid vehicle components and operation and battery electric vehicle (BEV) components and operation
June 15, 2022
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Construction fleet beats supply chain woes, inflation with rebuilt trucks
Doud BTS in Golden, Colorado is choosing to have their pickups rebuilt which saves them 30 to 40% over buying new and keeps them from having to deal with long delivery delays at dealers.
Over 250,000 Ram diesel pickups recalled over fire concerns
2023 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel scores 'Green Truck of the Year'
2023 Ford Super Duty hits historic 40K max towing
Selecting the right wet kit for a heavy truck