17 Jun

Cummins to introduce fully electrified powertrain for urban transportation in 2019

Cummins to introduce fully electrified powertrain for urban transportation in 2019
In an effort to diversify its commercial transportation product portfolio beyond diesel and natural gas-powered engines, Cummins announced it will introduce a fully electrified powertrain solution for the urban transportation market by 2019 and a range …
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Mercedes’ parent company is building a truck that will rival Tesla — and an exec says Elon Musk isn’t a threat
Just a month after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company was pursuing an electric truck in his “Master Plan, Part Deux,” Daimler revealed a stylish one of its own. During a German trade show for electric vehicles last September, a Daimler trucking unit …
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A Changing Climate: Is There Still a Case for Greener Trucks?
Black smoke was once the inky signature of diesel engines everywhere. Now it has all but disappeared. A 1998 model year truck actually belched 35 times more smog-producing NOx and 60 times more particulate matter than equipment built to meet 2010 emissions …
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