electric vehicles

To meet the EU’s climate ambitions, heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) must be decarbonized and most conventional trucks and buses must be phased out by 2035. This is a once-in-a-decade chance to put HDVs on a path toward Green Deal compliance. There is growing consensus among European truck manufacturers and industry stakeholdersContinue Reading

Volta Trucks

Volta Trucks another newbie has joined the ‘Zero Emission’ electric truck race and will be launching four full-electric commercial vehicles. The trucks will be between 7.5t and 19t and will be manufactured at multiple facilities. The target is to sell 27,000 vehicles annually across expanded markets. Volta Trucks plan toContinue Reading


Truck makers and environmentalists have joined forces to push for the deployment of 11,000 charging points for electric trucks across the EU by 2025, rising to 42,000 by 2030. The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) and Transport & Environment (T&E) made this call to the European Commission in a joint letterContinue Reading


Air pollution standards that ensure all new heavy-duty vehicles for urban community use are zero-emitting by 2035, and all such vehicles sold are zero-emission by 2040, would have substantial benefits, according to a new report by Environmental Defense Fund. The report found that eliminating that pollution would provide sweeping benefits: ItContinue Reading


Volvo Trucks announced that its full range of heavy duty trucks and haulers would be available with battery-electric drive trains as early as next year. The move is seen as a massive step towards eliminating fossil-fuel use throughout Europe, and a realization of their commitment to be a fully “climate-neutral”Continue Reading


J.B. Hunt, one of the largest shipping companies in America, recently made its first delivery using an all-electric Freightliner eCascadia. J.B. Hunt specializes in the transporting of full truckload freight containers, and works with companies such as Walmart. This was the first J.B. Hunt Intermodal delivery using this all-electric ClassContinue Reading