When Rainer Müller-Finkeldei started working on artificial intelligence at Daimler in 1995, few people knew what AI was or had heard of neural networks. Now he’s in the thick of autonomous truck development and more as the new senior vice president of engineering and technology at Daimler Trucks North America.
August 4, 2020
Electric heavy-duty trucks – including a Euro-style high cabover for the North American market – could begin driving off the assembly line at Nikola's new Coolidge, Arizona, manufacturing facility in as little as 12-14 months, albeit in hand-built, very limited numbers.
August 3, 2020
Reminiscent of the classic Americana commercial spots the Detroit 3 have used for its pickups, the Lordstown Motors video shows the electric Endurance pickup performing work duties “in the wild.”
July 30, 2020
Five all-electric rear loader collection trucks will go to work on normal daily collection routes, providing regular zero-emission collection services for the New Jersey city.
July 27, 2020
The latest behind-the-scenes video from Nikola's Trevor Milton reveals more details about the hydrogen-electric truck and shows he has high expectations for its success. But HDT's Jim Park says at this point, he's still long on promises but short on mileage.
July 26, 2020
Odyne Systems, LLC celebrates 11 years of as a part of the vehicle electrification and hybrid industry. O
July 20, 2020
In its annual sustainability report, General Motors outlines its electrification and mobility initiatives as well as a previously unannounced electric full-size pickup.
July 17, 2020
Volvo Trucks North America isn’t letting the COVID-19-related drop in truck sales and corporate layoffs keep it from moving ahead with its electric truck development and its latest vocational truck models.
July 16, 2020
Fifteen states and the District of Columbia have signed an agreement pledging to develop a plan to eliminate diesel emissions by 2050.
July 14, 2020
The executive order designates Workhorse as first and only medium-duty battery electric vehicle OEM to receive approvals from both the EPA as well as CARB.
July 13, 2020
The investment round of $2.5 billion comes as the electric vehicle startup retools its factory to produce its three electric vehicles starting in 2021.
July 10, 2020