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Thor Trucks Takes Different Approach to Electric Trucks
Thor Trucks Takes Different Approach to Electric Trucks

January 18, 2018
A new electric truck company thinks its modest approach will captivate regional-haul trucking fleets. The Thor Trucks team is focused on providing long-haul...

Tesla Unveils All-Electric Class 8 Semi Truck
Tesla Unveils All-Electric Class 8 Semi Truck

November 17, 2017
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,...

First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck
First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck

November 16, 2017
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...

Volkswagen Truck and Bus Reveals Future Transport Vision
Volkswagen Truck and Bus Reveals Future Transport Vision

October 11, 2017
Germany's Volkswagen Truck and Bus Group laid out its long-term plans for shaping the future of transportation this week at its Innovation Day Summit, held...

TMC Panel Educates Fleets on Real-World Electric Truck Operation
TMC Panel Educates Fleets on Real-World Electric Truck Operation

September 20, 2017
Calculating recharging times, driver training and overcoming “range anxiety” were just a few of the topics covered at an electric truck panel discussion at...

UPS to Test Mitsubishi Fuso's All-Electric Cabover
UPS to Test Mitsubishi Fuso's All-Electric Cabover

September 14, 2017
Three of the new all-electric trucks will be deployed in North America by UPS for testing and evaluation.

Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?
Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

August 31, 2017
Transportation analyst Rick Mihelic says electric powertrains and autonomous vehicles will only be the beginning of the changes fleets will have to deal...

VW CEO: Tesla Among Our Top Competitors
VW CEO: Tesla Among Our Top Competitors

August 7, 2017
In the "old world," VW CEO Herbert Diess watched and worried about Toyota and Hyundai. Today he's keeping an eye on a new American automaker.

No Cab? No Driver? No Problem
No Cab? No Driver? No Problem

August 4, 2017
A Swedish startup has unveiled a prototype electric truck that doesn't require a driver. In fact, there's not even a cab for a driver to sit in.