Electric Trucks Show Rapid Development

Electric Trucks Show Rapid Development

Business Technology Equipment Fuel Class 8 International tractor equipped with a TransPower electric drive system. (TransPower) WASHINGTON — Electric-vehicle technology for the medium- and heavy-duty sector is developing rapidly, but the price and range of these vehicles must improve for widespread deployment to take hold, industry experts said. Several researchers and industry executives discussed the emergence of electric commercial vehicles at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, held here Jan. 7-11. While truck manufacturers and their suppliers are moving toward electrification at a swift pace, further improvements are needed to make the business case work in most […]

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