The rise and fall of the Nikola Badger, the all-electric Cybertruck rival that never was

Nikola Motor Company's Badger all-electric pickup truck was one of the most highly anticipated products from the startup, and on the EV market as a whole.

Tesla Semi electric truck to have up to 621 miles of range, says Elon Musk

This new range is going to be achieved, thanks to Tesla’s new in-house battery cells and battery pack technology.

Updated rules will enable deployment of public heavy-duty EV charging stations in California

For the past two years, Volvo Trucks has been collaborating with the South Coast Air Quality Management District and 13 other organizations on the Volvo LIGHTS project, which aims to develop a blueprint to introduce battery-electric Class 8 trucks and equipment into the market at scale.

Tesla receives massive new order of Tesla Semi electric trucks — biggest yet?

"Today, Pride Group Enterprises (PGE) is announcing that it has reserved 150 Tesla Electric Semis with the option to increase to 500 trucks." Sam Johal, Pride Group Enterprises CEO, announced that the company has placed a deposit to secure the initial units and build slots.

GM is revealing their brand new all-electric Hummer brand today, Oct 20th!

And they're calling it "The world's first all-electric supertruck".

Drone truck startup Einride unveils new driverless vehicles for autonomous freight hauling

The company’s cab-less prototypes are set to hit the road in 2021.

GM and Nikola have not finalized deal, will continue discussions

Either side can terminate the agreement if it isn't finalized by Dec. 3.

Walmart Canada more than triples its order of Tesla Semis to 130 electric trucks

The new order comes as part of Walmart Canada's plan to convert 20% of its fleet to electric by 2022.

Ford breaks ground on electric F-150 pickup truck plant in Michigan

That release date means the F-150 EV will likely hit the road after electric pickups from a number of Ford’s rivals.

Mercedes-Benz previews fuel-cell semi with GenH2 Truck concept

As it looks to eliminate emissions across its vehicle fleet, Mercedes-Benz is not only working on electric cars and SUVs but also electric commercial trucks.

Swedish startup Volta unveils electric truck, to manufacture in UK

Early versions were built by Prodrive, famed for building rally cars.

Electric truck startup Xos raises $20 million in new funding

Commercial EV startup Xos Trucks, formerly known as Thor Trucks, has raised $20 million in new funding.

EV startup Bollinger unveils electric delivery van

The Deliver-E van will come in a variety of sizes with a range of battery packs for multiple cargo configuration.

Amazon orders 1,800 Mercedes-Benz electric vans

Amazon made a splash in the EV world last September when it ordered 100,000 electric delivery vans from EV startup Rivian. Now the company says it will buy an additional 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes-Benz.

Waymo Just Started Testing Its Driverless Trucks in Texas

Waymo’s heavy-duty trucks took to the Texas roads this week to start the company’s road testing of its driverless fleet, which consists of 13 Peterbilt 18-wheelers complete with cameras, lidar, and on-board computers.

Xos Trucks raises $20M to put more of its electric commercial trucks on the road

Xos will use the funding to ramp up production ahead of potential new demand fueled by a landmark emissions rule adopted by California.

GM releases a little more info about its electric Hummer pickup

It will deliver a whopping 1,000 hp and 11,500 lb-ft of torque.

Nikola Badger pre-orders open today, and the FCEV pickup comes with a water fountain

Tech firm opens pre-orders for NZT side-by-side and WAV electric jet ski

California's Landmark Electric Truck Rule Targets 'Diesel Death Zone'

In another first-in-the-nation move to tackle climate change, California will require automakers to sell more electric trucks starting in 2024.
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Electric trucks are the 'inevitable future,' fleets say

Despite the pandemic environment, states and fleets push forward on electric tractors.

New Breed of Pickups Mixes Horsepower and Battery Power

Electric Hummers and Cybertrucks, as well as the next generation of S.U.V.s, will signal the arrival of the E.V. era in America if they start to sell in big numbers.

Rivian Wants to Bring Electric Trucks to the Masses

Can the automotive upstart break America’s addiction to carbon-spewing pickups and SUVs? With Amazon on its side, it might have a chance.

Big Rigs Begin to Trade Diesel for Electric Motors

Tractor-trailer fleets will take time to electrify, and start-ups and established truck makers are racing to get their models on the road.

Bollinger Still Testing Vehicles Ahead Of 2021 Deliveries

Squared off no-nonsense EV trucks should enter production this year and reach customers next year.

Commentary: Real trucking factors in autonomous vehicle development

Autonomous trucks are inevitable – in fact, they’re already here.

Einride Demonstrates One Operator-Multiple Vehicle Capability

A single operator and up to 10 autonomous electric vehicles under control? Einride says it's coming.

Karma unveils self-driving electric van based on E-Flex platform

EV startup Karma wants to be much more than just a car manufacturer.

FMCW Lidar: The Self-Driving Game-Changer

Learn why this revolutionary technology gives the Aurora Driver a significant advantage, especially when it comes to trucking.

No driver needed: Self-driving trucks are starting to move cargo on the nation's highways

Trucking automation startup Locomation is bringing its self-driving trucks off the test track and onto the highway this spring.

Einride shows off its remote operator trucks in new video

The electric, driverless truck startup has been pushing to get its one driver, many vehicles model off the ground, and it seems to be working.

Rivian R1T and R1S electric pickup and SUV delayed until 2021 due to coronavirus

EV startup Rivian's highly anticipated R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV won't reach the market in late 2020 as planned due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

An Autonomous Trucking Startup Stays the (Very Long) Course

Ike chief engineer Nancy Sun talks about how self-driving technology will create a safer, more productive industry.

Rivian Wants to Bring Electric Trucks to the Masses

Can the automotive upstart break America’s addiction to carbon-spewing pickups and SUVs? With Amazon on its side, it might have a chance.

US Army plans for an EV future

The US Army has been tentatively testing EV technology for some time.

TuSimple, ZF partner to develop and produce autonomous truck technologies

Together, the companies hope to accelerate self-driving tech developed specifically for trucks and large vehicles with true driverless tests starting in 2021.

The Failure Of This Self-Driving Truck Company Tells You All You Need To Know About Self-Driving Vehicles

Starsky Robotics co-founder has some unusually sensible and honest things to say about the self-driving truck industry.

The End of Starsky Robotics

In 2015, I got obsessed with the idea of driverless trucks and started Starsky Robotics. And in 2020, we’re shutting down.

Starsky Robotics Failed. Does That Mean Automated Trucking Is Dead?

Starsky has become the first casualty within a crowded truck automation space.

EV startup Bollinger Motors unveils electric chassis for Class 3 trucks

They’ll use it to develop future models and build Class 3 commercial trucks.