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GM in talks to sell shuttered Lordstown factory to Workhorse for EV pickups

General Motors is in talks to sell its Lordstown vehicle factory in Ohio to Workhorse Group, a battery-electric transportation technology company, to produce EV pickup trucks. It’s a development that could produce a positive outcome for Workhorse, GM and the laid-off workers at the Lordstown factory that stopped producing the automaker’s Chevrolet Cruze in March. ...

Rivian Is Benchmarking So Many Other Cars Than Teslas

04.20.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Oh, and the CEO doesn’t have a car right now. Rivian‘s rollout is steadily gathering steam ahead of the planned launch of its electric pickup truck and SUV beginning next year. While the concepts first shown in November at AutoMobility LA, they’ve been making the rounds this year, including a stop in New York and ...

Electric Trucks: Total Cost Of Ownership Tool For Fleets

02.08.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Does going electric save truck fleets money? Global supplier of vehicle powertrains — Dana Incorporated — just launched a new cost of ownership tool for fleet owners to compare diesel trucks to all-electric trucks. The calculator takes user-provided details and translates them into a total-cost-of-ownership equation. Trucking info explains that total cost of ownership factors ...

BYD Cancels Canadian Truck Plant After Ontario Scraps EV Incentives

11.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

VP of BYD Canada insists that the change in government policy did not impact their decision Last year, BYD announced plans to open a new electric truck assembly plant in Ontario. The facility was expected to open this year with roughly 40 employees. It would gradually expand over time similar to the company’s U.S. plant ...

Tesla Semi Spotted In Arkansas: Musk Comments 1,000-Mile Extension Cord Required

08.27.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The Tesla Semi showed its face at trucking giant J.B. Hunt In recent weeks, Tesla Semi prototype sightings have become even more frequent. We’ve seen these vehicles all across California, but also at locations thousands of miles away from its Fremont, California home. Last week, a Semi prototype was caught while traveling across the Southwest. Even ...

What You Should Know About Electric Car Kits

09.17.2008 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

If you want to convert your gas car or truck to an electric car or truck yourself, you will need to use some kind of electric car conversion kit. Electric car kits will give you instructions of how to convert cars to electric cars including how to pick the right type of cars to convert. ...