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The Future Of Electrified Trucks, A Discussion With Tesla Cofounder Ian Wright (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

December 2nd, 2017 | by Kyle Field

The Tesla Semi Truck announcement represents a head-on challenge to the way people move goods around the country, but Tesla is not the first to move into plug-in trucks — far from it. I recently had the opportunity to talk with Tesla cofounder Ian Wright, who has since moved on to start his own company Wrightspeed, which has been helping shipping companies slash their heavy-duty truck emissions for years with its hybrid powertrains. [Note: We also had a Cleantech Talks interview with Ian Wright in 2015 that's worth a listen


AC Propulsion tzero, The Godfather of Modern EVs

June 17th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart

Once upon a time — a long, long time ago — an amazing little unknown Californian company filled with electrical geniuses and two men heading the team, President Tom Gage and Founder Alan Cocconi, revolutionized the automotive world


Electric Trucks — In Depth

December 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

As exciting as the coming era of electric cars is, with its promise of swift, silent, emissions-free transportation for all, the truth is that trucks are some of the biggest polluters on the road. According to the US Department of Transportation, nearly 50% of all emissions from the transportation sector are attributable to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks. So where are all the electric trucks? When will you be able to buy an electric truck? What's going on in the electric truck startup world



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