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April 13, 2023

The Unanswered Questions About Electric Trucks [Video]


There's a lot more to adopting electric trucks than batteries and range, as HDT's Deborah Lockridge explores in this conversation with Hendrickson's Jeff Sass.


This episode of HDT's Leadership Insights is produced in partnership with, and sponsored by, Hendrickson.


Jeff Sass, vice president of marketing for Hendrickson, has spent decades in the truck business, and he’s been talking frankly about how technology is changing the industry for years. Three years ago at HDT's Heavy Duty Trucking Exchange event, he promised that "electric trucks are coming." And indeed, they are here. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t still a lot of questions and a lot of hurdles to overcome, from weight to cradle-to-grave issues.


Topics Covered in This Episode:

  • Electric trucks are here
  • EV range and battery weight
  • Dealing with EV weight challenges 
  • Last-mile delivery
  • How much is electricity going to cost? 
  • Broader environmental concerns

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