ZeroTruck Offers A Glimpse Of Future Electric Trucks

Will there ever be a day where trucks plug-in rather than fill up before hitting the road? How long till electric trucks are the standard workhorse for hauling freight and heavy loads?

Photo Credit: Electroides

Green Inc. blog from the New York Times features a story on Electrorides, Inc., a company that recently demonstrated ZeroTruck: a delivery truck powered by a 100-kilowatt motor with 134 horsepower. The juice for the electric motor comes from lithium-ion batteries, carrying enough charge to power a typical home for three weeks.

Photo Credit: Electroides

Source: Green Inc. and Electrorides, Inc.


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