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Electric self-driving semi concept previews Ford's long-haul vision

Ford Trucks F-Vision Future Truck concept Ford isn’t exactly known for semitrucks around the world, but that may soon change. At the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Germany on Thursday, Ford showed off its F-Vision Future Truck concept.  Ford Otosan, based in Turkey and the automaker’s largest commercial vehicle production base, debuted the F-Vision as

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Daimler has 2 new electric trucks to counter the Tesla Semi

Daimler has aggressively moved to carve its niche in the electric commercial vehicle space, and the German auto giant has two new offerings for the North American market. Introduced under the Freightliner brand, the eCascadia and eM2 trucks mark Daimler’s expansion into the electric heavy- and medium-duty semi market. And the first units will enter production

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Cummins beats Tesla to electric semi truck

Follow Viknesh As Tesla fans and the industry at large await the reveal of the electric car brand’s promised semi-trailer truck in September, Cummins, most widely known for its diesel engines, has quietly unveiled an electric truck of its own. Cummins’ truck is strictly a concept, but the company is confident the vehicle, or at

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Elon Musk teases Tesla semi truck, reveals tunnel-boring plans

Follow Viknesh Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed more details on the company’s upcoming electric semi-trailer truck as well as his plans for a separate tunnel boring company aimed at alleviating traffic. During a TED talk held Friday in Vancouver, Musk presented the first image of the new Tesla truck which earlier this month he

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Toyota Project Portal imagines a fuel cell-powered semi truck future

Tesla may have garnered buzz surrounding the announcement it will reveal a semi truck in September, but Toyota this week showed how it imagines revolutionizing the trucking industry. This hunk of tractor trailer metal is called Project Portal, and it’s powered exclusively by a hydrogen fuel cell system. The semi truck produces zero emissions and

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