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Daimler Trucks delivered the first of its electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 trucks to Penske and NFI.
Electric trucks date back to the early 1900s, when they were used for local milk and bread deliveries.
Penske will add six more DC fast chargers to the 14 already in operation at its Southern California leasing facilities before taking delivery of more all-electric trucks, including Daimler’s eCascadia and eM2.
Electrification will be strongest with medium-duty and delivery trucks followed by the heavy-duty sector, but full automation is still decades away.
Volvo has delivered its first electric trucks in Europe. Its battery-powered VNR demonstration fleet will start later this year in California.
Fast-growing electric truck chassis developer Motiv Power has landed a deal to supply the U.S. Postal Service for a yearlong electric van test.
Electric trucks are in service now, and fleet owners must decide how best to provide their vehicles' charging needs.
Building on its European experience, Volvo Trucks will deploy electric-powered trucks as part of its North American commercial vehicle business in 2020.
Hyundai Motor Co. will build 1,000 heavy-duty electric trucks that run on a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for the Swiss market beginning in 2019.
A California Hydrogen Business Council report says hydrogen electric trucks need infrastructure funding but are the best bet to supplant diesel.