The new PHEVs, which were partially funded by the Wisconsin Clean Transportation Program, are expected to deliver fuel efficiency of up to 50 percent per year over legacy diesel trucks.
Posts Tagged: Electric Trucks
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 »
Mitsubishi Motors is developing an electric light truck, which will be aimed at farmers, contractors and other commercial users, Japanese business daily Nikkei reported today.
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 »
The program, which is funded with $10 million from the federal government, will offer companies vouchers worth up to $20,000 each for the purchase of EVs over 10,000 pounds.
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 »