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Battle Motors introduces LET2 EV refuse truck in California

US vocational truck manufacturer Battle Motors has debuted its three-axle LET2 (Low Entry Tilt 2) refuse truck in Southern California through Velocity Truck Centers. The trucks have an 8.67-ton legal payload capacity, and integrate Heil Rapid Rail automated side loader technology, and are eligible for the California HVIP program. In-cab technologies include a digital dash… Read more »

Custom Truck One Source and Battle Motors partner

Custom Truck One Source is a provider of specialized truck and heavy equipment solutions—it offers sales, rentals, service, customization and remanufacturing. Now the company has added Battle Motors to its truck inventory. Custom Truck will offer Battle Motors’ full cabover line, including electric trucks, in Kansas City, Missouri and other cities. The partnership will enable… Read more »

Vocational truck builder Battle Motors raises $150 million, expands EV production

Battle Motors, formerly Crane Carrier Company (CCC), has raised $150 million in a Series B investment round. This capital raise follows a $120-million Series A round announced in December 2021. Battle Motors serves the vocational truck industry, providing diesel, methane and now EV chassis for refuse and recycling applications to some 750 municipal customers across… Read more »

Battle Motors chooses T-Mobile to connect new RevolutionOS software for electric trucks

Battle Motors has selected T-Mobile as its preferred provider of IoT connectivity and management for its new electric trucks. Battle’s RevolutionOS is designed to deliver information to drivers and fleet managers. T-Mobile for Business will provide 4G LTE connectivity to Battle Motors trucks for near-real-time sharing of battery range and usage information, location and trip… Read more »

EV maker Battle Motors acquires Crane Carrier

EV technology developer Battle Motors has acquired commercial vehicle OEM Crane Carrier Company (CCC). Ohio-based CCC has been manufacturing commercial vehicles for 75 years, and has 180 sales and service locations throughout North America. It specializes in the vocational truck industry, providing custom, severe-service vehicles for the refuse and recycling, infrastructure maintenance, ground support, agriculture… Read more »

February plug-in sales: Tesla and Chevy battle for the lead, Ford grabs third by a nose

US plug-in sales are on the rise again – February’s figure of 7,881 was the fourth consecutive monthly record, and an increase of 13% over last February’s 6,951. The Tesla Model S regained the lead that it briefly lost to the Volt in January – estimated sales were 1,550 units in the US (via InsideEVs). The… Read more »

Governor Cuomo backs New York auto dealers in battle against Tesla

As the spring fighting season approaches, New York auto dealers are preparing for a new assault in their campaign against Tesla. Last June, the New York State Assembly ended its legislative session without advancing a pair of bills that would have prevented Tesla from selling its electric vehicles directly to consumers in the state. However,… Read more »

Cities face charging challenges as they electrify refuse truck fleets

For the past few years, the glamorous WasteExpo trade show has featured presentations and discussions of battery-electric trucks. Transport Dive reports that this year, there were several models on display, and one available for test drives. Manufacturers of electric refuse trucks at the show included Peterbilt, Battle Motors and Rubicon. Various cities around the world… Read more »

2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6: Korean Model 3 clone, or something else altogether?

Battery-electric sedans are a rare breed— that makes Hyundai’s striking Ioniq 6 a strong new entry. Quick, name all the battery-electric sedans for sale in the US—that aren’t Teslas. By our count, there’s only been one: the pricey, luxury Lucid Air.  Now, there’s another: the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 is on sale at your local… Read more »