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Having introduced a series of battery-electric trucks over the past few years, Volvo Trucks is now expanding on its vision of a cleaner trucking future with a foray into hydrogen fuel cell powertrains. The company announced this week that it has begun putting these next-generation big rigs through their paces, with a view to introducing them to the market later this decade.Continue ReadingCategor
While hydroelectric dams are capable of generating a lot of electricity, they drastically disrupt the environment. Scientists have now proposed a simpler but still effective alternative, in which electric trucks replace such dams.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Hydro-Electric, River, Electric truck, Mountain, Water
Just over two years ago, Volvo Trucks introduced the VNR Electric regional transport truck to the US market, and now the company has announced an enhanced version – with more per-charge range and faster charging.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Volvo, Electric Vehicles, Electric truck
REE's hyper-modular EV chassis looks like little more than a flat-bed trailer, but it's the entire guts of an electric vehicle in a single, radically modular package. It stores a surprising amount of energy in a super-thin skateboard, and squeezes the motors, brakes, suspension, and steering into extraordinarily compact "corner units" that bolt on behind the wheels. As such, this Israeli company
Much like 2020 before it, 2021 was a year that made much of the world's population want to forget all about modern civilization and instead seek out the loving embrace of wide-open natural spaces. And if multi-day or longterm living was the goal, the year brought plenty of new, cutting-edge 4x4 camper rigs for reaching those spaces and making temporary home of them.Continue ReadingCategory: Outdo
Swedish startup Volta Trucks has launched a fully electric, 16-tonne truck featuring large expanses of glass, designed to offer safer and more sustainable freight distribution in city centres. Read more
After last year revealing an all-electric truck designed to move goods around cities, Volta Trucks has revealed that the 16-tonne cargo hauler has commenced real-world testing. A prototype built to production specifications is now undergoing on-road evaluations in the UK, ahead of full-scale production slated for 2022.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags: Truck, Electric truck
Alphabet-owned Waymo is looking to gain a strong foothold in the nascent autonomous freight industry, today announcing plans to build a dedicated hub for its self-driving trucks in the state of Texas. The facility will serve as the company's primary base as it scales up operations across the southern US, and will be designed to support commercial services along some of the region's major thorough
once known as the water of life, whisky is now making headlines as an eco-friendly fuel source. The post whisky powered trucks? scottish distillery launches transport fleet fuelled by whisky waste appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Startup Electric Assist Vehicles (EAV) entered the electric mobility space back in 2019 with a pedal-assist quadracycle designed to carry out urban cargo deliveries, and soon added variants with tractor trailers and refrigeration modules followed by two-seat micro-taxi last year. The company is now expanding its family of electric vehicles even further, introducing a multipurpose cargo van that c


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