Eicher Motors launch LMD truck variants to serve the booming e-commerce industry

Eicher Trucks and Buses, a part of VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) introduced five new variants in the light and medium (LMD) truck segment to cater to the burgeoning transportation needs of the e-commerce industry that grows at an exponential rate of 50% every year. The trucks are equipped to take on higher volumes from long … Continue reading “Eicher Motors launch LMD truck variants to serve the booming e-commerce industry”

Elon Musk will launch the Tesla Semi in less than 12 hours

Image by: TED Conference In a tweet announcing the launch date, Musk stated simply that the Tesla Semi truck launch would be webcast live from Hawthorne, California at 8 PM, EST and it would ‘blow your mind clear out of your skull and into another dimension’. Musk has consistently and hyperbolically hinted at the arrival … Continue reading “Elon Musk will launch the Tesla Semi in less than 12 hours”

The world revs up for self-driving trucks

Image by: Daimler Cultural and economic incentives of self-driving cargo trucks have sped up their adoption into logistics chains. While some legislative and infrastructural concerns remain unresolved, autonomous technology has attracted stakeholders ranging from infantile startups to leading auto-makers. Latching on to the commercial transportation sector may further catalyse the AV truck market as it … Continue reading “The world revs up for self-driving trucks”

UPS to convert 1,500 delivery trucks in NYC to electric by 2022

UPS has partnered with Unique Electric Solutions LLC (UES LLC) to convert 66% of its New York City fleet using the UniqueEV technology. The converted vehicles will have a single-charge range between 64.3 to 201 km and will be comparatively cleaner and quieter than the current models. This program which is supported by the New … Continue reading “UPS to convert 1,500 delivery trucks in NYC to electric by 2022”

Tesla to launch its long-haul electric semi truck on November 16

Image by: Tesla Tesla will finally launch its much-awaited Class 8 semi truck prototype on November 16 at its Hawthorne, California facility. The vehicle is reported to have a range of about 200 to 300 miles between charges and is considered to be significantly cheaper, safer and more environmentally friendly than current options. The Tesla … Continue reading “Tesla to launch its long-haul electric semi truck on November 16”