Daimler Truck Unveils Battery Electric Autonomous Freightliner eCascadia Technology Demonstrator

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 11 May 2024 12:53:30 +0000

Daimler Truck is pursuing a vision of zero emissions and increased road safety by combining the two most promising technologies to deliver on that vision — battery electric drive and integrated autonomous driving technology — in one semi-truck for the first time in its history: the autonomous Freightliner eCascadia technology … [continued]

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Setting the Record Straight on the ICCT’s Trucking Cost Analysis

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2023 20:14:18 +0000

Editor’s note: In the interest of open debate, we are publishing the article below from the ICCT. This is part … [continued]

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Volvo FH Electric Is First EV To Win Truck Of The Year

Credit to Author: Jo Borras| Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2023 16:39:29 +0000

In a historic, first-ever win for an electric vehicle, the Volvo FH Electric class 8 truck is the 2024 International … [continued]

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With Smart Policy, Truck Electrification Is Within Reach

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2023 02:05:04 +0000

An analysis of 15 states that have adopted or are in the process of adopting the Advanced Clean Trucks regulation … [continued]

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Volvo Leads The Way — Electric Trucks For Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2023 22:43:45 +0000

Last Friday, I was able to chat with Matt Wood, public relations and media manager at Volvo Australia, about Volvo’s … [continued]

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Wright’s Law Enables EV Niches To Leap Into The Future, Or Not

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 03 Jun 2023 13:06:43 +0000

DALL·E generated image of an army of identical batteries swarm a shipping port, digital artOEMs that try to roll bespoke engineered solutions, niche chemistries, or custom designed battery assemblies are making the wrong strategic decisions.

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Triple Electric Road Train Trial

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2023 02:00:55 +0000

Janus Electric has partnered with Oz Minerals and Qube to trial a triple road train powered by a converted electric semi. For the initiated, that’s a prime mover pulling three trailers, and they will be doing this in the harshest conditions in South Australia’s outback. Oz Minerals, Janus Electric, and Qube will trial the technology […]

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Volvo Trucks South Africa Takes Its First Extra Heavy Electric Truck On A 600km Road Trip From Durban To Johannesburg

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2023 14:12:57 +0000

One of the leaders in the electric heavy truck industry is Volvo Trucks. Volvo Trucks has now sold more than 4300 electric trucks globally in more than 38 countries since 2019, when production of these units commenced. Volvo Trucks recently announced that it will start delivering heavy electric trucks to its customers in South Africa […]

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Tesla Semi & 4680 Battery Production To Expand At Nevada Gigafactory

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 15:00:41 +0000

Tesla SemiTesla plans to invest another $3.6 billion to expand the Nevada Gigafactory to make the Semi and 4680 battery cells.

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