Trucks

UPS is working on a fleet of 50 custom-built electric delivery trucks

UPS will work with partner Workhorse, a battery-electric transportation technology company, to develop and deploy a fleet of 50 custom-built, plug-in electric delivery trucks with zero emissions. The

The Tesla Semi tackles this classic truck safety problem using tech

Tesla’s Semi is an all-electric semi truck, which itself is a major feat, but its powertrain isn’t the only technological innovation that the automaker is applying to trucking. One other k

Daimler’s new electric heavy-duty truck has 220 miles of range

Daimler has a new all-electric semi truck that it revealed at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, with a range of around 220 miles on a single charge and a heavy-duty towing capacity of around 11 tons

Daimler shows off what its automated Mercedes-Benz Arocs trucks can do

Mercedes-Benz Arocs trucks are an autonomous means to an end: The industrial vehicles can work without drivers, and without requiring a bevy of expensive sensors equipped on the truck itself. The serv

Commission your own traffic and construction studies without ever leaving bed using SpaceKnow

The number of things that can be done from the comfort of one's own bed has increased in recent years — shopping, banking and now geospatial analytics. OK, it doesn't sound sexy, but it might give y

Otto, founded by ex-Googlers, is bringing self-driving technology to trucks

Self-driving cars are very much a part of the future of tech, with Google, Uber, Apple and plenty of other top names working to develop autonomous vehicles. But what about trucks? That's where Otto, a

Rivigo, An Indian Logistics Startup That Uses Tech To Ensure Driver Safety, Raises $30M Series B

Rivigo, an Indian startup that wants to build a more reliable and safer logistics network, has raised a $30 million Series B led by SAIF Partners. The funding, which includes equity and debt financing

New FedEx truck: it's electric!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/FedEx_Electric_Truck.jpg" />Good on FedEx, for doing this. The USPS has been talking about going electric for their fleet, and it makes s

CrunchDeals: Buy one Dodge Ram, get one free???

If someone is/was actually able to get this deal, please let us know. Consumerist.com has found a Miami-area ad apparently promising a free  Dodge Ram Single Cab when you purchase a Dodge Ram Qua

Small towns in the UK want to be removed from GPS databases

Several small towns in Britain have a problem with GPS. You know how when you’re using a GPS device and you program the shortest route? Many times, the shortest route between Point A and Point B

Court case might change the laws of second-hand buying: Craigslist, eBay, others in jeopardy

I’m always scared of lawyers. We live in litigious times, and lawyers are the “new priesthood, baby!” They’re involved in everything. When I got my first “cease and desis

'I am the lawgiver!': Now that's an ad worth watching

Toyota Tacoma ads have been pretty funny and creative, but this one takes the cake. World of Warcraft + Toyota Tacoma = brilliant. Well done, ad wizards. Well done. World of Warcraft…wha huh?

Samsung YP-K5, Toughest Kid on the Block?

Well this is about the stupidest thing I’ve ever seen, but it’s impressive nonetheless. This video shows some guy running over a Samsung YP-K5 MP3 boombox with his truck. I’m not sur