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Global plug-in electric vehicle sales surpassed 1 million in 2017

Global plug-in electric vehicle sales surpassed 1 million in 2017

Through 2020, market projected to experience 38% annual growth A new report from Navigant Research shows that electric vehicle(EV) sale surpassed 1 million in 2017, according to a press release. Recent developments in the plug-in electric(PEV) market, including the rollout of long-range battery EVs (BEVs) at sub-$40,000 price points, have positioned the segment for robust growth. Since […]

By January 5, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Cummins beats Tesla to electric semi-truck, unveils new technology

Cummins beats Tesla to electric semi-truck, unveils new technology

Cummins beats Tesla and introduces electric semi-truck for short distance hauling Cummins Inc. unveiled its latest power solutions and new technology, according to a press release. Cummins claims its demonstrating that it’s prepared to win over the competition with new and future technologies. “These new technological innovations build on our 100-year legacy of bringing the […]

By September 18, 2017 1 Comments Read More →
Global electric trucks sales to reach 332,000 by 2026 – Navigant

Global electric trucks sales to reach 332,000 by 2026 – Navigant

Though sales for electric trucks will increase during the decade, market expected to remain niche A new report from Navigant Research forecasts sales of medium and heavy duty trucks for each major world region, segmented by electrified powertrain type, including hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric, and hydrogen fuel cell, through 2026. As local and national […]

By January 3, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
SuperTruck efficiency project gets $80 million to double long-haul truck fuel mileage

SuperTruck efficiency project gets $80 million to double long-haul truck fuel mileage

SuperTruck II projects hope to improve long-haul truck efficiency by 100% relative to best-in-class 2009 truck Washington has launched the $80 million SuperTruck II efficiency project to improve the fuel efficiency of long-haul trucks. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Reuben Sarkar says SuperTruck II is subject to congressional appropriations, for research, development and demonstration of long-haul tractor-trailer truck technology. Sarkar […]