electric trucks

Kodiak Robotics is adding an electric, autonomous semi truck to its fleet next year

Self-driving trucking company Kodiak Robotics plans to introduce an electric autonomous Class 8 truck to its fleet in 2024. The news comes as California, one of the states Kodiak hopes to do business

The electric RAM 1500 REV is packed with screens and, surprisingly, buttons and knobs

RAM used some of its 2023 Super Bowl ad time to show off some goodies built into the upcoming electric RAM pickup. The RAM 1500 REV, as it’s called, is Stellantis’ first entry into the gro

Autonomous electric truck company Einride rides into Germany

Autonomous and electric truck maker Einride is rolling into Germany, representing its first new market in Europe outside its native Sweden. Founded out of Stockholm in 2016, Einride has raised some $1

Trevor Milton, ex-CEO of electric truck maker Nikola, begins fraud trial

Trevor Milton, the founder and former CEO of electric truck maker Nikola, is standing trial on federal charges of fraud.

Bosch to invest $200M in US fuel cell production for electric commercial trucks

Bosch said Wednesday it will invest more than $200 million into its South Carolina factory to build fuel cell stacks that will power hydrogen-powered electric commercial trucks in the United States. T

Nikola taps its president for CEO post

Electric truck maker Nikola announced Wednesday that President Michael Lohscheller will become CEO on January 1. Lohscheller, who will replace CEO Mark Russell upon his retirement, has joined the Niko

Tesla Cybertruck on track to launch summer 2023, Elon Musk says

Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed Wednesday that the automaker aims to launch its long-awaited Cybertruck mid-2023. “We are still expecting to be in production with the Cybertruck in middle of next year

Volkswagen’s US CEO steps down to lead its Scout EV brand

Volkswagen Group of America CEO Scott Keogh is stepping down to helm the automaker’s Scout brand for battery-electric pickup trucks and SUVs. Keogh, who has served as president and chief executive o

Rivian CEO walks back price hike for any customers who preordered before March 1

Rivian surprised many of its preorder customers on March 1 with the announcement of a significant price increase for its R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV. On Thursday, the company issued a press release a

Struggling EV startup Lordstown Motors loses GM as investor

General Motors sold its stake in Lordstown Motors, an electric vehicle startup that has struggled to get its first vehicle, the electric pickup truck Endurance, to production, reports the Detroit Free

Nikola reports EV truck progress, stiff losses as it closes out turbulent 2021

Nikola Corp., the electric truck startup that went public via a SPAC, is coming closer to commercial activity after a history of over-promising, missed deadlines and investigations into its founder fo

GM’s Chevy Silverado EV already has 110,000 reservations

General Motors said it has secured more than 110,000 reservations for its new all-electric Chevrolet Silverado, which includes reservations from more than 240 fleet operators, Chair and CEO Mary Barra

Ford to double production capacity of its all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck

Ford said Tuesday it will nearly double production capacity of its upcoming electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck to 150,000 vehicles a year by mid-2023 in response to customer demand. The F-150 Light

Nikola sets aside $125 million to settle with SEC

Electric truck developer Nikola Corp. is in talks with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission to pay a $125 million civil penalty, part of an ongoing probe by the regulator into whether the company m

Einride launches autonomous pods and electric freight operations in US

Swedish freight technology company Einride announced the launch of its operations in the United States. On Thursday, the company will officially begin testing its transport solutions — like its

7 takeaways from Rivian’s IPO filing

Rivian, the electric automaker backed by Amazon, Ford and a cornucopia of heavy-hitting institutional investors like T. Rowe Price Associates and Coatue, finally made its once-confidential IPO filing

Rivian R1T Camp Kitchen: Check out the final version of the electric pickup’s outdoor cooking station

In 2019, Rivian showed up at the Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona with a prototype of what is now known as the Camp Kitchen. Now, with production ready 2022 Rivian R1T electric pickup trucks c

Volta Trucks raises €37 million to bring electric delivery trucks to the streets of London and Paris

Trucking tends to be associated with highways, but it’s not uncommon to find large delivery vehicles trundling down the tightly packed streets of the world’s most populated cities. According to EV

Rivian vehicles are now ready for sale in all 50 states, following key certifications

Rivian vehicles have received certifications from three agencies, the final hurdle that allows the electric automaker to sell and deliver its R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV in all 50 U.S. states. Rivian

Lordstown Motors taps former Icahn exec as CEO to put its EV truck ambitions back on track

Lordstown Motors has hired Daniel A. Ninivaggi, a longtime automotive executive and former head of Carl C. Icahn’s holding company, as CEO and a board member. The appointment follows months of t
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