October 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
Senior Editor Tom Berg looks at the state of the electric truck market as fleets struggle to balance benefits with economics.
Tags: Smith Electric Vehicles, Boulder Electric Vehicle, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Efficiency, Fuel Smarts
July 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Truckinginfo Staff
A research team from Georgia Tech compared medium-duty electric and diesel urban delivery trucks for a range of scenarios and discovered the total costs of ownership were very similar – but the cost-competitiveness of the electric truck drops in drive cycles with higher average speed.
Tags: Smith Electric Vehicles, EVs, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Freightlner
October 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Like most commercial truck sectors, sales of full-size cargo vans and walk-in vans are thriving and even booming - but there are casualties. The electric truck business, while still viable, is taking a hit, with two suppliers in financial straits
Tags: Light & Medium, Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, General Motors, Nissan, Nissan NV, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ford Transit Connect, Freightliner, Navistar, Smith Electric Vehicles, Walk-in Van
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