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  • Werner chooses electric Pete

    January 20, 2020 11:15AM by Truck News

    DENTON, Texas – Peterbilt has announced it has delivered a Model 579EV to Werner Enterprises, where it’ll be put into service as part of the fleet’s battery-electric truck pilot program. “Werner Enterprises has long been regarded as an industry pioneer,

  • BYD delivers 100th electric truck in U.S.

    January 13, 2020 8:15AM by Truck News

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – BYD recently reached a new milestone, delivering its 100th battery-electric truck in the U.S. The Class 8 truck was delivered to Anheuser-Busch, which will use it to support its Oakland, Calif., operations. The truckmaker has delivered

  • Mack leading the charge with electric LR

    January 9, 2020 4:18PM by James Menzies

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Mack Trucks has taken the wraps off the industry’s first fully-electric refuse truck to be put into service, a Mack LR Electric, which will soon be deployed by the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY).

  • Peterbilt nears 40,000-mile mark with electric truck fleet

    January 7, 2020 3:37PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Peterbilt announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that it has accumulated nearly 40,000 real-world miles with its fleet of 16 battery-electric vehicles (BEVs). “With this milestone, we continue our leadership position in the industry,” said Jason

  • Peterbilt, Kenworth to work with Dana on electric trucks

    January 7, 2020 3:27PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Kenworth and Peterbilt both announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) they will collaborate with Dana on electric medium-duty truck powertrain development. Peterbilt will work with Dana on electrifying the Model 220EV, while Kenworth will develop

  • Anheuser-Busch makes zero-emissions beer run

    November 22, 2019 2:44PM by Truck News

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Anheuser-Busch, in partnership with Nikola Motor Company and BYD Motors, completed their first ever ‘Zero-Emission Beer Delivery’ in the company’s hometown of St. Louis — utilizing both companies’ innovative fleet technology to deliver beer from the

  • News Equipment

    Mission Critical buys Purkeys Fleet Electric

    November 5, 2019 2:46PM by Truck News

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Mission Critical Electronics (MCE) has announced its acquisition of Purkeys Fleet Electric. Purkeys provides electric power solutions to truck fleets, liftgate manufacturers, trailer manufacturers, truck dealers and OEMs. Its primary products include liftgate charging systems, inverters,

  • News Equipment

    Orange EV expands manufacturing capabilities

    November 4, 2019 6:31AM by Truck News

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Orange EV, a manufacturer of fully-electric Class 8 trucks, announced it is moving to a manufacturing facility with five times the production capacity it has today. Orange EV produces a T-Series electric terminal truck. It claims

  • News Equipment

    XL buys Quantum Fuel’s EV division

    October 15, 2019 9:12AM by Truck News

    BOSTON, Mass. – XL has announced its acquisition of Quantum Fuel’s electrification division, and the hiring of a new CEO. As part of the transaction, XL adds Quantum Fuel System’s electric vehicle division engineering staff and technology assets. The company

  • Anheuser-Busch adds electric BYD trucks

    October 3, 2019 7:49AM by Truck News

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Anheuser-Busch has announced it will deploy 21 BYD battery-electric trucks in its California fleet, which marks the largest Class 8 electric truck deployment in North America. The trucks will be added as part of the Zero

  • News Equipment

    Nikola names strategic investors

    September 5, 2019 10:49AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Nikola Corporation has revealed Bosch and Hanwha as strategic investors who have collectively invested more than US$230 million into the company. Both companies have invested at least US$100 million, Nikola announced. Bosch has been an “instrumental partner,”

  • News Equipment

    First eCascadias set to be delivered to customers

    August 13, 2019 7:44AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has built its first two battery electric eCascadias for customers in its Electric Innovation Fleet. They were built at its research and development center in Portland, Ore., and will be deployed in

  • Mack debuts electric-powered waste truck

    May 8, 2019 2:34PM by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Mack Trucks showcased its LR battery-electric refuse truck at WasteExpo. The demonstration model will begin real-world testing next year with the New York City Department of Sanitation. “The Mack LR BEV is the latest example of

  • News Technology

    Penske opens first electric truck-specific high-speed charging stations

    April 25, 2019 10:03AM by Truck News

    LONG BEACH, Calif. – Penske Truck Leasing has opened high-speed commercial truck chargers at four of its Southern California facilities, and plans to add more. The company has opened 14 high-speed chargers, and will add six more in the near

  • News Equipment

    California ports to deploy 38 battery-electric terminal tractors

    April 25, 2019 9:58AM by Truck News

    LONG BEACH, Calif. – Meritor has been selected to supply all-electric drivetrain systems for 38 terminal trucks at the Ports of Long Beach and Oakland. The company says the 38-truck order is one of the largest ever, for battery-electric vehicles.