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Thor COO: Electric Trucks a 'Fantastic' Fit for Regional, Local Class 8 Applications

Thor Trucks COO Giordano Sordoni says electric trucks are a surprisingly good fit for the majority of Class 8 operations today.

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Lightning Systems to Offer 150-Mile Range Electric Ford Transit

Lightning Systems’ line of battery-electric Ford Transit LightningElectric vans will now include a 150-mile range model, designed for three-shift operations and long-distance routes.

Workhorse Group Tests Drone Delivery Pilot Program in Cincinnati

Workhorse Group is conducting autonomous drone package deliveries in real-world scenarios for homes in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area, using a system that is integrated with its line of electric delivery trucks.

Kalmar Plans to Offer Fully Electric Lineup by 2021

Kalmar, on the heels of a recent release of its electric T2 terminal tractor, has announced plans to offer electric versions of its lineup of vehicles by 2021.

ROUSH CleanTech Offers Fully Electric Ford F-650

ROUSH CleanTech will offer a Ford F-650 medium-duty truck that's powered solely by a battery-electric powertrain, the vehicle modifier announced.

UPS to Deploy Electric Delivery Vehicles in London, Paris

UPS has announced a project with UK-based technology firm Arrival to develop a fleet of 35 electric delivery vehicles that will be trialed in London and Paris.

NACFE on Electric Trucks: Arguments For and Against [Video]

A new in-depth Guidance Report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency digs into the arguments for and against electric commercial vehicles and where they work. This video explores some industry experts' opinions on the topic.

Getting Guidance on Electric Trucks

The first-ever Guidance Report issued by NACFE seeks to clear the air on both the myths and realities of battery electric vehicles in fleet operations today and in the near future. Blog commentary by Jack Roberts.

Commentary: How Fuel-Efficient is That Electric Truck?

No standard means of demonstrating the efficiency of electric vehicles has taken root in trucking yet. But the EPA’s MPGe rating gives fleet managers a useful means of comparing new vehicles with conventional ones.

Volvo Unveils Second Electric Truck Model

Just three weeks after introducing its first electric truck, Volvo has unveiled its FL Electric model in Europe.