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Volvo unveils the EX2: First fully electric compact excavator prototype is faster, quieter
Volvo Construction Equipment has unveiled what the company believes to be the first fully electric compact excavator prototype. Eight months ...
Test Drive: Workhorse’s W-15 electric pickup a high-tech, exciting ride
Driving the Workhorse W-15 is exciting. The acceleration of this new range-extended plug-in electric pickup truck is immediate and so quiet. ...
Workhorse strikes distribution deal with Ryder for W-15 electric pickup
Commercial fleet giant Ryder and Workhorse Group, makers of the recently unveiled W-15 electric pickup, have announced a 10-year strategic ...
Workhorse W-15 electric pickup Q&A: Battery warranty, towing, curb weight, tax credits and more
Workhorse recently unveiled the W-15, a plug-in electric range-extended pickup aimed at fleets. The 460-horsepower truck features a carbon ...
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Workhorse W-15 electric pickup unveiled: Gas engine backup, half ownership cost of conventional fleet pickups
It was tough trying to catch a glimpse inside the nation’s first OEM-produced plug-in range-extended electric pickup. Moments after Workhorse unveiled ...
Inside the Nikola One: The electric semi is packed with tech to “revolutionize” trucking
“My goal is to literally revolutionize the trucking industry,” said Trevor Milton, CEO and founder of Nikola Motor Company (NMC), ...
How Volvo CE is engineering a quarry run by electric loaders and haulers for big cuts to costs and emissions
Volvo Construction Equipment, the Swedish Energy Agency, Skanska Sweden construction firm and two universities have been working on what ...
Volvo CE Unveils its Future: Concept machines reveal bets on automation, electrification
Volvo Construction Equipment drew the curtain back on a number of possible future products during its Xploration Forum this ...
Switch to hydrogen-powered turbine cuts Nikola One electric heavy hauler’s HP in half
Nikola Motor Company, who earlier last month announced that its truck would output zero emissions, this week confirmed that ...
This 1939 Dodge pickup has been reborn with a new electric heart (VIDEO)
Hmmm…what would happen if you take a 1939 Dodge pickup and convert into an electric daily driver? A whole lot ...
Nikola says its 2,000-hp electric hauler is 100% emissions-free
Nikola Motor Company has announced that advanced internal testing has shown the company’s soon-to-be-revealed Nikola One commercial Class 8 truck achieves ...
Tesla reveals plan for ‘new kind of pickup,’ heavy duty truck
Tesla’s highly anticipated and highly teased “Master Plan, Part Deux” was published Wednesday and confirms after much uncertainty that the automaker ...
MassDOT to add I-90 fast charging stations for electric vehicles
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) plans to add 50 kW “fast charging” stations for electric vehicles at Interstate ...
ARTBA releases guide for promoting electric vehicle fees for transportation funding
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) has released a guide to help ...
Electric hauler Nikola One’s huge range, high-tech comforts draw 7,000+ pre-orders
Still five months from the truck’s official debut, Nikola Motor Company founder and CEO Trevor Milton recently announced more than ...
Tesla execs talking again about making an electric pickup
More than two years after sending extremely mixed signals on the prospect of building an electric pickup, Tesla execs ...
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Stress tests were underway when Miami bridge collapsed during accelerated construction
Engineering firm responds to questions after deadly Miami bridge collapse
Engineer reported but ‘not concerned’ about cracking in Miami bridge before deadly collapse; no road closure for stress testing also at issue
Volvo unveils new VNX Series trucks designed for heaviest of heavy-haul duties
Volvo CE intros EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E wheeled excavators
22 tons tip over on a tiny jack
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