Trucks

Sweden’s Einride to Test Autonomous Trucks on U.S. Roads

Sweden’s Einride to Test Autonomous Trucks on U.S. Roads

Swedish autonomous-truck startup Einride AB will test its self-driving freight vehicles on public roads in the U.S. in an operation with GE Appliances after getting approval from federal regulators. Einride plans to put one of its chunky electric vehicles, which have no cabs for drivers, on a one-mile stretch of road between two warehouses in …

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Forget the Tesla Cybertruck and Ford Lightning: Delivery Vans Are the Most Important Electric Trucks

Forget the Tesla Cybertruck and Ford Lightning: Delivery Vans Are the Most Important Electric Trucks

The recent Chapter 7 failure of EV startup ELMS probably encouraged some electric vehicle haters to gloat, but electric last-mile delivery trucks remain the strongest immediate bet, to my mind, in electric vehicles. The four biggest home delivery fleets in the US — Amazon, UPS, FedEx and DHL — know what the North American Council …

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