Eight Nations join Canada’s Pledge To Accelerate Commercial ZEV Adoption

Eight Nations join Canada’s Pledge To Accelerate Commercial ZEV Adoption

Canada was the first country to make the “Drive to Zero Pledge” last June, committing to grow zero-emission commercial vehicle manufacturing, infrastructure and deployment. Joining it this week were China, Germany, Finland, Japan, Chile, Norway,  Sweden and the Netherlands.  “Freight is often overlooked in the discussion, but is crucial for us to meet our climate goals and improve the livability…

PACCAR To Provide Comprehensive Charging Solutions for The Truck Industry

PACCAR To Provide Comprehensive Charging Solutions for The Truck Industry

PACCAR, the manufacturer of such well known trucking models as Kenworth and Peterbilt, has teamed with Faith Technologies and Schneider Electric to provide charging infrastructure solutions for customers who purchase industry-leading battery electric Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks in the United States and Canada.  Kenworth and Peterbilt have begun taking customer orders for production model Kenworth K270E and the Peterbilt Model…

Ford Debuts the Electric F-150

Ford Debuts the Electric F-150

Late to the electric game and widely seen as abandoning the passenger car market to concentrate on truck manufacturing, Ford this week revealed that it intends to compete hard in the EV market. The company known for bragging that it builds a new F-150 every 53 seconds has made it clear that it will soon be an EV force to…

Volvo Begins Truck Deliveries

Volvo Begins Truck Deliveries

Volvo has begun Swedish deliveries of both its first all-electric waste and recycling truck as well as its first heavy delivery vehicle. Working with selected customers in Sweden and Germany, the Volvo FL and FE Electrics, will continue road testing under full-time working conditions prior to a larger European rollout commencing this Summer. A North American version arrives in California…

CarGO Ready To Ship Cargo

CarGO Ready To Ship Cargo

Greenpower’s CarGO Van has begun to roll off the assembly line. The all-electric, zero emission, 25-foot cargo van features a 570 cubic feet capacity and is capable of carrying a payload of up to 6,000 pounds over an operational range of up to 150 miles on a single charge. It can also be configured with either a Level 2 or…

The Trucks Keep Coming

The Trucks Keep Coming

As the major auto manufacturers dither or grasp at straws to delay the arrival of zero-emission vehicles, the transportation giants of the future are stepping up to take their place. Upstarts Rivian and Workhorse are already in production or delivering electric trucks and now Atlis has entered the market, promising a pickup with 500 miles of range, a 5000 lb…

The Pickup Truck Arrives

The Pickup Truck Arrives

British Columbia’s recently unveiled ZEV mandate set initial goal of having 10% of new light car and truck sales being zero-emission by 2025. Given that 15% of British Columbia’s new car sales in the first 9 months of 2018 were electric, that means the car side of the equation is in place well ahead of schedule. But we all know…

The Workhorse Arrives

The Workhorse Arrives

Ohio-based EV manufacturer Workhorse began production this week on its NGEN-1000 all-electric delivery van with the intention of producing 2000 vehicles by the end of the year. Many of those will go directly to UPS, who have ordered 1000 of the vans as part of their electrification process. The NGEN-1000 has a range of up to 100 miles (160 km)…

Bollinger unveils new minimalist and badass-looking all-electric truck with up to 200 miles of range

Bollinger unveils new minimalist and badass-looking all-electric truck with up to 200 miles of range

Fred Lambert, Electrek.co, July 27, 2017 Today, Bollinger Motors unveiled what it calls a “no nonsense back-to-basics all-electric sport utility truck (SUT).” The minimalist-looking vehicle with sharp edges and bare interior will not be for everyone, but with a promised range of up to 200 miles and quite a few interesting features, it could check all the boxes of a lot…