Commercial vehicle

Otto self-driving truck prototype

Uber's self-driving trucks are now in service

Uber has officially put its self-driving semi-trailer trucks into operation under the new service Uber Freight. In fact, Uber has had the self-driving trucks in service for a few months in the state of Arizona, The New York Times reported last week. It comes after the startup Otto, which Uber has... read more

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Teaser for Volvo Trucks electric urban delivery vehicle

Volvo Trucks plans electric delivery vehicle for 2019

Not to be left out of the push for electric and electrified commercial vehicles, Volvo Trucks announced Tuesday that it will begin selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019... read more January 24, 2018 by

Prototype for Tesla Semi electric semi-trailer truck

See the Tesla Semi silently cruising along a suburban street

In case you were haboring any concerns that the electric semi-trailer truck unveiled by Tesla last November was nothing but a cardboard mockup powered by hamsters, have no... read more January 23, 2018 by

Volvo VNL-series semi-trailer truck

Geely buying spree continues with $3.26B stake in Volvo truck manufacturer

After adding Lotus, Terrafugia and a sizeable stake in Proton to its portfolio last year, holding company Zhejiang Geely is ringing in the new year with an 8.2 percent stake... read more January 2, 2018 by

Tesla Semi

Budweiser brewer orders fleet of Tesla Semis

Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch wants its beer delivery process to be just a smidge more green. The company announced on Friday that it placed a pre-order for 40 Tesla Semis... read more December 11, 2017 by

VW MOIA ride-sharing concept car

Volkswagen reveals MOIA ride-sharing electric van concept

The Volkswagen Group doesn't simply want to electrify its portfolio of brands and cars for personal ownership, it also wants to provide sustainable transportation in other... read more December 4, 2017 by

Tesla Semi

Tesla Semi could start as low as $150,000

A new Peterbilt 389 will run you around $150,000 to nearly $200,000, when configured with some handy options. It's an icon of the highway, but it could soon see quieter... read more November 27, 2017 by

Tesla Semi

Tesla Semi promises 500-mile range, center driving position

Tesla on Thursday took the covers off its long-awaited electric semi-trailer truck. Dubbed simply the Tesla Semi, the truck promises both the longest range for an electric... read more November 16, 2017 by

E-Fuso Vision One concept

E-Fuso Vision One heavy-duty electric truck concept with 217-mile range debuts in Tokyo

Daimler’s Japanese truck brand Fuso used this week’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show to present a heavy-duty electric truck. Called the E-Fuso Vision One, the truck’s... read more October 26, 2017 by

Volkswagen e-Delivery

Volkswagen Group promises electric trucks and buses by 2018

Volkswagen Truck & Bus, the Volkswagen Group’s commercial vehicles unit responsible for the Man and Scania brands, and also a strategic partner of Navistar in the... read more October 13, 2017 by

Toyota 'Project Portal' proof-of-concept hydrogen fuel-cell powered semi tractor, for Port of LA

Toyota starts testing Project Portal fuel cell semi truck

Toyota in April revealed a fuel cell-powered semi-trailer truck as part of its Project Portal program which aims to determine whether there’s a viable future for the... read more October 12, 2017 by

Teaser for Tesla semi truck debuting in September

Tesla pushes back electric semi truck reveal, again

We’ll now have to wait until November to see Tesla’s electric semi-trailer truck. After first stating in June that the truck would be unveiled in September, CEO... read more October 10, 2017 by

General Motors’ Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS)

SURUS: GM's modular platform for silent, self-driving trucks

While some automakers look to electrify conventional trucks, General Motors has taken a much more radical approach in its development of next-generation commercial vehicles... read more October 9, 2017 by

Teaser for next-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van

First details on next-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter revealed

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been a long-time favorite for commercial fleets around the world, and the United States has been the number two market behind Germany for... read more September 25, 2017 by

2017 Fuso eCanter

Daimler beats Tesla to electric truck production with Fuso eCanter

Tesla may have pushed back the reveal of its electric semi-trailer truck to October, but German auto giant Daimler is moving full-speed ahead with its own electric truck... read more September 17, 2017 by

Cummins Urban Hauler Tractor concept

Cummins beats Tesla to electric semi truck

As Tesla fans and the industry at large await the reveal of the electric car brand’s promised semi-trailer truck in September, Cummins, most widely known for its diesel... read more August 30, 2017 by


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