electric truck

Don’t call it a plug-in hybrid. Or a gas-powered vehicle either. Stellantis brand Ram wants the 2025 Ram 1500 Ramcharger, which was revealed November 7, to be viewed as a…

The 2025 Ram Ramcharger is an electric truck that gets its EV juice from a gas-powered generator

Tesla delivered Thursday evening the first production versions of its long-delayed electric Semi truck five years after CEO Elon Musk revealed the commercial vehicle. The first Tesla Semi trucks were…

Tesla reveals long-awaited Semi truck and begins first deliveries

Mullen Automotive has acquired a controlling interest in Bollinger Motors, a move intended to strengthen the two EV companies’ positions within the fast-growing electric sport utility and commercial vehicle markets.…

Mullen acquires controlling interest in EV startup Bollinger Motors

Rivian, the EV startup that went public last year in one of the largest IPOs in U.S. history, has bucked the trend set by Tesla and other EV makers during…

3 things to watch for on Rivian’s Q2 earnings day

Arrival, the U.K.-based commercial EV startup turned publicly traded company, has lowered its delivery plans from 400 vehicles to 20 as it postpones development of its battery-electric buses and shifts…

Arrival slashes production targets to just 20 EV vans as part of restructuring

Einride, the Swedish startup that wants to electrify the autonomous freight industry, will begin operating its purpose-built, self-driving pods on public roads in the U.S. this year as part of…

Einride to operate its cab-less autonomous pods on U.S. public roads

Fisker and Foxconn said Thursday they will partner to build Fisker’s second all-electric model, the PEAR Urban Lifestyle EV, in Ohio now that Foxconn has purchased the former Lordstown Motors…

Foxconn to build Fisker PEAR EV at former Lordstown Motors plant in Ohio

Lordstown Motors said in a filing with the SEC that it has not yet closed a $230 million deal with Foxconn ahead of a May 14 deadline that would allow…

Lordstown reports $90 million loss and no progress on Foxconn deal

Ford’s onslaught of electric truck news this week seems calculated to lay claim to the profitable segment — and overshadow a new General Motors rival — ahead of its first-quarter…

3 predictions for Ford’s Q1 earnings

The blank-check boom that made real many electric vehicle manufacturers’ dreams of going public may be nearing a close.

Why EV startups should’ve hit the brakes before merging with a SPAC

Volta Trucks — the Swedish electric vehicle startup that believes it can build better urban delivery vehicles and other trucks that are safer and take up a smaller carbon footprint…

Sweden’s Volta raises $260M at a $490M valuation to get its all-electric trucks into production by the end of this year

Einride CEO and founder Robert Falck talks about his strategy for scaling revenue, why autonomous vehicles should be built on electric platforms and why the future is in startups’ hands.

Einride founder Robert Falck on his moral obligation to electrify autonomous trucking

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First drive: Rivian delivers the electric truck we’ve been waiting for

On its first try, Rivian produced the Goldilocks of pickup trucks. The Rivian R1T electric truck is neither too big nor small. It handles rock crawling and off-camber trails with ease, can zip from zero to 60 miles per hour on a dirt road in just a few seconds without the typical back-end slippage —…

9:50 am PDT • September 28, 2021
First drive: Rivian delivers the electric truck we’ve been waiting for

Rivian, the electric vehicle startup backed by a host of institutional and strategic investors including Ford and Amazon, has confidentially filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to…

Electric vehicle company Rivian has confidentially filed for an IPO

Rivian has raised $2.65 billion as it prepares to begin production this summer of its all-electric pickup truck. The round, which was led by funds and accounts advised by T.…

Rivian raises $2.65B as it pushes toward production of its electric pickup

Ford revealed Thursday the E-Transit, a configurable all-electric cargo van that it’s betting will be the new go-to workhorse for commercial customers. The E-Transit is just one piece of the…

Ford unveils the 2022 E-Transit, its $45,000 electric workhorse

Rivian has started to run a pilot production line at its factory in Normal, Illinois, as the electric vehicle startup prepares to bring its pickup truck and SUV to market…

Rivian to begin deliveries of electric pickup truck in June 2021

Tesla has opened to customers in China reservations for its all-electric Cybertruck, a move that will test the market’s appetite for a massive, futuristic truck. The reservations page on Tesla’s…

Tesla is taking reservations for its Cybertruck in China

Lordstown Motors unveiled Thursday a prototype of its electric future, a pickup truck with four in-wheel hub motors and a few other features all aimed squarely at attracting contractors and…

Lordstown debuts a $52,500 electric pickup alongside a campaigning Mike Pence

Nikola Motor Company, the Arizona startup that made its debut as a publicly traded company June 4, will open reservations later this month for a hydrogen fuel cell electric pickup…

Nikola Motor to open pre-orders for fuel cell pickup truck to compete with Ford, Tesla

The 400,000 distribution yards located in the U.S. are critical hubs for the supply chain. Now one startup is aiming to make the yard truck — the centerpiece of the…

Autonomous yard trucking startup Outrider comes out of stealth with $53 million in funding

General Motors could be bringing back the Hummer brand. According to this report by The Wall Street Journal, an all-electric Hummer pickup will be sold under the GMC brand and…

GM to release an electric Hummer pickup, per report

American automotive technology startup Rivian has raised $1.3 billion in new funding, the company announced today. The new investment is the fourth round of capital announced by the company in…

Rivian adds $1.3 billion in funding for its electric utility and adventure vehicles

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Here’s why the Tesla Cybertruck has its crazy look

Elon Musk revealed the Cybertruck last night, saying it looks like nothing else on the market. That’s true, but the Cybertruck shares several key features with an unlikely pickup — the first-generation Honda Ridgeline. Both the Cybertruck and Honda Ridgeline are built differently from standard pickups. They employ a unibody design, much like what’s used…

7:55 am PST • November 22, 2019
Here’s why the Tesla Cybertruck has its crazy look

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We have five questions about Tesla’s Cybertruck

Tesla just unveiled its first pickup truck, and the Cybertruck gets a lot of things right. The look is polarizing, but from a truck perspective, it’s capable, practical and relatively affordable compared to other pickups. Of course, all those qualifiers come with an asterisk. Tesla didn’t say when it will hit the market and past…

6:40 am PST • November 22, 2019
We have five questions about Tesla’s Cybertruck

After Elon Musk left the stage Thursday evening, the crowd — still excited and a little stunned from the Tesla Cybertruck reveal — converged to the back doors that led…

What we learned on our Tesla Cybertruck ride

Well, I don’t think that was supposed to happen. In what was one of the more surreal product launches I’ve seen, Tesla debuted its $39,900 Cybertruck pickup tonight. After running…

Tesla accidentally busted two windows on the Cybertruck while demonstrating how tough they are

Elon Musk revealed Thursday evening the Tesla Cybertruck, a futuristic vehicle that seemed stripped straight out of a post-apocalyptic-era movie. The Tesla Cybertruck, which Musk unveiled in dramatic fashion and…

Behold, the Tesla Cybertruck is here

GM CEO Mary Barra said Thursday that the automaker will bring its first electric truck to market in the fall of 2021. The comments were made Thursday during GM’s investor…

GM will bring an electric truck to market in 2021

The Vera autonomous, electric truck from Volvo’s trucking subsidiary is not what you might expect in a transport truck — it looks like a road-hugging sportscar, something emphasized by its…

Volvo’s sporty looking Vera self-driving electric truck will go to work in Sweden