The trucking industry views the plans by Tesla Inc. to develop an electric semi-tractor with a mix of skepticism and trepidation.
Tesla Inc. plans to unveil an electric semi-truck in September, Elon Musk, the electric car company’s chief executive, said Thursday.
Workhorse Group said its planned W-15 electric pickup truck will have 460 horsepower, an 80-mile range and a zero to 60 time of just 5.5 seconds.
Knight Transportation Inc. and Swift Transportation Co., two of the nation’s largest trucking companies, said on Monday they would merge their businesses.
The outlook for heavy-duty truck manufacturers continues to improve, industry consulting firms ACT Research and FTR Intelligence said in separate reports Wednesday.
Americans continued to snap up pickup trucks in the first quarter of the year, even as the overall auto market showed signs of cooling.
Ford issued a safety recall to replace the drive shaft in 2017 Ford F-450 and F-550 heavy-duty trucks. It also recalled 230,000 Escapes, Transit Connects, Fiestas and Fusions to fix coolant link that can start a fire.
Total Transportation Services, a large drayage trucking company working the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, has started to use one of the first Cummins Westport ultra-low emissions natural gas engines in one of its trucks.
Peterbilt Motors Co. has completed a large expansion of its truck factory in Denton, Texas, increasing the size of the plant by more than a third.