Because the vast majority of trips by delivery vehicles are within a 100-mile range, electric trucks are an incredibly viable option for delivering holiday packages.
Work on the "opposed piston" design from Achates Power, which dramatically cuts nitrogen oxide pollution, has been backed by federal and state grants.
The low-emission automaker will be one of the first of its kind in the European markets.
Tesla's CEO disclosed a few tidbits about its electric semi-truck that tout battery innovations.
For fleet managers, the decision to buy electric trucks and vans to move goods can be a complicated one.
And that's on an annual basis.
It's a continous process.
Things such as public perception, cost and regulatory issues are yet to be addressed.
Run on Less is a first-of-its-kind cross-country roadshow organized by Carbon War Room and the North American Council for Freight Efficiency to showcase advances in fuel efficiency.
Transportation experts are studying a range of options, from new low-emissions zones to better methods of transferring cargo from ships to railways to trucks.