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J.B. Hunt Reserves Multiple Tesla Semi Electric Trucks

J.B. Hunt Transportation announced that it placed a reservation to purchase multiple Tesla Semi electric tractors that was unveiled on Nov. 16.

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Everything You Need to Know About the Tesla Semi [Video]

The highly-anticipated Tesla Semi was just unveiled at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif. With a 500-mile range, 20 second 0-60 mph fully loaded, and 30-minute fast charging, and a launch date of 2019, is it the truck of the future? 

Tesla chief Elon Musk talks to a crowd during the Semi unveiling. Photo: Tesla

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Tesla Unveils All-Electric Class 8 Semi Truck

Tesla says its new, all-electric Class 8 Semi will feature a 500-mile range on a single battery charge, can go from 0 to 60 mph in 20 seconds when bobtail, and is actually cheaper to operate per mile than a comparable diesel truck.

Screen shot from Tesla's live feed unveiling its electric semi.

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First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck

Tesla’s new electric truck is a Class 8 daycab that features a highly aggressive aerodynamic design and all-electric drivetrain, and Elon Musk promises a 500-mile range. "You can go out to the middle of nowhere and come back." HDT's Jack Roberts is at the launch and has this report.

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Live Feed of Tesla Electric Semi Unveil

Watch Electric Truck Unveil!

Photo courtesy of the City of Palo Alto, Calif.

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BYD Delivers First All-Electric Side Loader Refuse Truck

The first all-electric automated side loader refuse truck from BYD was presented to the City of Palo Alto Calif., and GreenWaste, the city's waste hauler service provider.

Articles

HDT's Top Green Fleets of 2017

This is the fifth year we’ve recognized some of the country’s “greenest” fleets with our Top Green Fleets award – and this year, we’ve narrowed the field and made it more competitive, honoring 25 of the most fuel-efficient, environmentally conscientious, alternative-fuel-forward fleets in the U.S.

HDT file photo

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Emails Offer Glimpse Inside Pilot Flying J Fuel Rebate Scam

In the early days of the Pilot Flying J Fuel Rebate Fraud trial, a former sales director’s testimony and emails have given jurors a look at the fraud operation from the inside.

Photo courtesy of WEX.

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WEX to Launch Chip-Based Fleet Card in 2019

WEX Inc. will begin offering a more secure chip-based payment card to its fleet customers in 2019 and plans to test the new card in 2018, according to the company.

XStream Trucking says that in addition to fuel savings, drivers report a much smoother ride in crosswinds with its TruckWing trailer gap device deployed. Photo: XStream Trucking

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XStream Offers Speed-Sensitive Trailer Gap Aerodynamic Device

XStream Trucking says its new, speed-sensitive, TruckWings trailer gap aerodynamic system can deliver fuel savings while reducing emissions.

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