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Posts Tagged: Electric Trucks

Sales of hybrid medium and heavy duty trucks forecast to double in 2012

  Soaring diesel costs and an improving world economy should lead to a 92 percent increase in sales of hybrid and electric trucks in 2012, followed by a growth rate of over 47 percent through 2017, according to clean-tech market intelligence firm Pike Research. Pike’s new report, “Hybrid Medium and Heavy Duty Trucks” includes detailed… Read more »

Frito-Lay’s green fleet hits the streets of Orlando

The electrification of the world’s delivery truck fleets is accelerating like a hypermiler – slowly but steadily. Frito-Lay announced on Friday that it will roll out ten new electric trucks in Orlando, Florida. The company will deploy 176 electric trucks this year, making Frito-Lay’s the largest fleet of all-electric trucks in North America. “The electric… Read more »

Nissan debuts an all-electric commercial truck

Still think EVs are just glorified golf carts? Get a load of the big boxy truck that Nissan just exhibited at the 2011 Tokyo Truck Show. The e-NT400 Atlas Concept is an EV based on Nissan’s workhorse Atlas F24 commercial truck that includes components borrowed from the LEAF. With an electric motor and a lithium-ion… Read more »