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December 2017, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mack: Path to Electrification is Not Straight to Linehaul

By John G. Smith

Mack Trucks continues to see a healthy future for diesel engines, even as alternatives like electrification begin to emerge.

Tags: Mack Trucks, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Future Trucks

September 2017, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Could Tesla Solve EV Range Issues With Battery Swapping System?

Tesla has filed a patent for a hoist system capable of swapping out electric vehicle battery packs in less than 15 minutes. Image via Tesla

By Jack Roberts

Tesla filed for a patent on a high-speed battery replacement system for electric vehicles that would quickly swap out a spent battery with fully charged one. Could this be the key to solving charging time and EV range issues?

Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Batteries, Electric Vehicles, Future Trucks

August 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

What Does the Tesla Accident Mean for Autonomous Vehicle Development?

Even when autonomous technologies handle the steering, as in Freightliner’s Inspiration Truck demonstrated last year in Nevada, drivers need to be ready to take back control. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

By Deborah Lockridge

While autonomous truck technology is different from that in “self-driving cars,” could it be tarred with the same brush?

Tags: Freightliner, Tesla, Autonomous Vehicles

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