Nikola Motor Co., a small Salt Lake City start-up, plans to build an electric semi-truck, named the Nikola One.
The new UPS updated trucks will deliver significant fuel economy equivalency gains – up to four times the fuel economy of a gasoline-powered vehicle.
Wrightspeed is working on retrofitting garbage trucks and developing new types of electric drivetrains for heavy-duty and medium-duty commercial trucks.
UPS recently added 125 hybrid-electric vehicles to its fleet. The new-technology delivery trucks are scheduled for use across several states in 2016.
AMP Electric Vehicles' workhorse is partnering with UPS in an effort to produce electric delivery trucks.