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Will Electric Trucks Need New Suspensions?

Will Electric Trucks Need New Suspensions?

Electric trucks will redefine how we move freight, but will the addition of a few tons of batteries demand a redesign of the vehicle itself? Find out.

November 24, 2021

Battery-Electric Trucks: Maintenance 101

Battery-Electric Trucks: Maintenance 101

Dropping diesel powertrains for battery-electric means there will be fewer parts to worry about, but procedures will change and new maintenance intervals will be needed.

September 27, 2021

What Will Electrification Mean for Truck Tires?

What Will Electrification Mean for Truck Tires?

Tire designs for electric trucks will need to account for greater stresses from weight and torque — but they will need to remain interchangeable with existing tires and be retreadable.

September 9, 2021

Hydrogen: Truly Green Power
Powering the Future

Powering the Future

Trucking needs not just one alternative fuel or powertrain, but a little bit of everything to keep all its wheels turning as greenly as possible.

October 15, 2020

Mack Debuts LR Electric Refuse Truck
Cummins Commits to Long-term Sustainability Plan: Planet 2050

Cummins Commits to Long-term Sustainability Plan: Planet 2050

Cummins is stepping up the fight against climate change and pollution with a series of short- and long-term goals that will produce reductions waste from its manufacturing facilities worldwide as well as strategies to reduce the carbon footprint from its internal combustion engine products.

November 17, 2019

Q&A: NACFE's Rick Mihelic Talks About the Size, Weight and Cost of Batteries
The Challenge of Migrating from Diesel to Electric
Will Future Trucks Be Powered by Batteries or Fuel Cells?
Jeff Sass: Electric Trucks, Connectivity Are In, Platooning and Autonomous Trucks Are Out
What’s Behind the Grille of the New Nikola Hydrogen-Electric Truck
Q&A: Nikola's Trevor Milton on Hydrogen Electric Trucks

Q&A: Nikola's Trevor Milton on Hydrogen Electric Trucks

We sat down with Nikola Motor Co. CEO Trevor Milton at the Nikola World event in Scottsdale, Arizona, where the evening before he had introduced the Nikola Two hydrogen-electric truck to the world, to get his thoughts on the fueling infrastructure, the competition, hydrogen vs. electric trucks, and why he thinks truck drivers will be eager to switch from diesel.

April 17, 2019

Dumping the Driveshaft on Electric Vehicles

Dumping the Driveshaft on Electric Vehicles

Drive axles for battery-electric vehicles will feature integrated motors. This eliminates the drivetrain, creates room for batteries, and puts the axle maker in charge of powering the vehicle.

January 16, 2019

A Closer Look at Peterbilt's Electric Model 220EV

A Closer Look at Peterbilt's Electric Model 220EV

With the launch of the electric Model 220EV, Peterbilt is wading into what is sure to become a crowded marketplace. With rising consumer interest in electric trucks, the Model 220EV fits right into the pickup and delivery segment.

January 9, 2019

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