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Electric truck maker Bollinger unveils its Class 3 B2 pickup, B1 modular SUV
Even though the Bollinger all-electric pickup and SUV are not available for purchase until next year, Bollinger has unveiled what customers can expect.
October 10, 2019
Bollinger B2 will be the first electric Class 3 truck
How do you stand-out in a growing field of electric pickups? By basically doing what OEMs have been doing for decades with conventional trucks: offer more capability, more power and a competitive price. And it looks like Bollinger is on the road to checking off the first two boxes as the Detroit-based startup nears the Sept. 26 […]
September 2, 2019
Freightliner ships its first electric trucks to customers
First deliveries of eCascadia are underway, Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced. Freightliner’s first two Class 8 battery electric trucks were built for Penske Truck Leasing of Reading, Pennsylvania, and NFI of Camden, New Jersey – customers at its research and development center in Portland – and will be part of Freightliner’s Electric Innovation Fleet […]
August 19, 2019
Volvo, Samsung to develop batteries for electric trucks
Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have announced the formation of a strategic alliance that will develop battery packs for Volvo Group’s electric trucks. Working with Samsung SDI, Volvo Group aims to accelerate the speed of development and strengthen the long-term capabilities and assets within electromobility across all truck segments and markets. The alliance will cover […]
July 19, 2019
Musk says Tesla’s pickup will be better than an F-150 and a Porsche 911
Elon Musk compared Tesla's electric pickup truck concept with Ford's F-150 and Porsche's 911 during recent podcast. Learn more about it here on Equipment World.
June 10, 2019
With debut of its first electric truck, Mack not concerned about range, payload
While concerns have been repeatedly raised about the payload and range of all-electric trucks in general, Mack believes the refuse industry will prove to be a good fit for its first battery-powered truck. Powered by an electric Mack drivetrain, the Mack LR Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) demonstrator will begin real-world fleet testing in 2020 at […]
May 13, 2019
Toyota, Kenworth unveil hydrogen-electric T680; 10 trucks slated for testing
This is the first of 10 zero-emissions Kenworth T680 test units that will haul cargo at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and throughout the L.A. Basin.
April 29, 2019
Ford invests $500M in electric pickup maker Rivian, will use platform for all-new vehicle
Ford shows commitment to vehicle electrification by investing $500 million in electric pickup truck manufacturer. Details on the investment on Equipment World.
April 26, 2019
Cat on electric construction equipment: “We are ready.”
Caterpillar claims it is ready to introduce the heavy equipment industry's most reliable electric construction equipment. Look at the heavy equipment at Bauma.
April 17, 2019
Volvo CE unveils fully-electric ECR25 excavator, L25 wheel loader at Bauma
Asked why U.S. contractors should buy a battery-powered machine, Volvo's president responds, "Why should they not?"
April 15, 2019
JCB, Takeuchi, Ditch Witch and Toro show off electric compact construction equipment at rental show
Ditch Witch, JCB, Takeuchi, and Toro showcase electric compact construction equipment at the American Rental Association Show. Learn more on Equipment World.
February 27, 2019
Equipment Roundup: Volvo to launch 10 electric machines in 2020; Surplus military “Growlers” as jobsite vehicles; Cat’s new electric power division; Komatsu buys TimberPro forestry equipment; Dynapac intros MF2500CS MTV
Get the latest Equipment Roundup news on a number of heavy equipment companies like Volvo, Caterpillar, Komatsu and Dynapac. More info here on Equipment World.
February 26, 2019
Cat separates energy segment into divisions for electric power and oil/gas/marine amid executive shuffle
One of half will focus entirely on the development of electric power generation while the other will focus on oil, gas and marine. Details on Equipment World.
February 21, 2019
Volvo CE to launch up to 10 electric excavators and loaders by 2020, replacing diesel models entirely
The new machines will include electrified versions of the company's smallest compact excavators and its smallest compact wheel loaders. More on Equipment World.
February 20, 2019
Nikola to introduce its first battery-powered electric truck
Nikola Motor Company officially introduces the Nikola World which is the company's first battery-powered electric truck. Details here on Equipment World.
February 11, 2019
GMC mulling plans for electric pickups, SUVs
It looks like the future is electric - GMC is considering creating a line of electric pickups and SUVs. What does this mean for the company? Learn more here.
January 30, 2019
Kenworth, Toyota announce fuel cell technology partnership
At the 2019 CES, Kenworth showcased a T680 converted to fuel cell electric power by Toyota Motor North America. Learn more right here on Equipment World.
January 17, 2019
Rivian’s battery-powered R1T pickup goes 0-60 in 3 seconds, is designed with storage in mind
The R1T features autonomous capabilities, a range of up to 400-plus miles, a quad-motor all-wheel-drive that delivers precise control on- and off-road and more.
January 7, 2019
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Tough & Techy: Cat Launches New 41-Ton 340 Excavator
Cat added a more powerful engine, wider track, 7.5-ton counterweight, and loaded it with standard technology.
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