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That's $15 million in orders in one day.

It's one of the biggest reservations for the Tesla truck so far.

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10 Semis will be used as a test in several major cities

Fortigo Freight Services in Canada will also test the Tesla Semi.

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We talk to the man beating Tesla to the punch by electrifying the truck world.

"It's the most complicated thing we've done."

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It will test the fuel-saving drafting method in Oregon.

It will test the fuel-saving method in Oregon.

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The off-road EV looks good on the track.

We like the sound of those electric motors.

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'The game has started'

"The game as started."

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It gains 9 inches in length and wheelbase

It also gets more storage room.

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Aeos is an urban hauler with 100 miles of range.

Production begins in 2019.

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That's the low end of the long-haul range but might be a successful niche market

That's the low end of the long-haul range but might be a successful niche market

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Its first vehicle is an all-electric panel van.

Its all-electric delivery van launches this year.

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It could take on the Workhorse W-15 and, eventually, Tesla's electric pickup.

It's designed for Canada's weather and terrain.

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The truck is to be unveiled this summer.

Thank aluminum for its light weight.

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Ten-Fold Growth Predicted Over Next Decade

The annual global sales of medium- and heavy-duty commercial EVs are predicted to increase by ten times between 2014 and 2023 and reach a total of over 800,000 in that time.

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Sometimes, you just don't want anyone to know what's happening. That's how Smith Electric Vehicles must have felt about stopping production of its all-electric delivery trucks in Kansas City, MO late last year. There was no press release issued and even the local newspaper, The Kansas City Star, didn't find out about the shutdown until a new quarterly filing was just submitted to the US Department of Energy.

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Canada is going to soon make a big mark in the global market for electric trucks and vans, thanks to a deal with Via Motors. Sun Country Highway, a Canadian company dedicated to the adoption of zero emission transportation, has inked an $80-million deal with Via to purchase plug-in hybrids for businesses across the country. So far, an order for the first 100 extended-range utility vehicles with an $8-million deposit has been placed with Via. These work trucks and vans, all converted General Moto

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Green Automotive Company (GAC) continued to diversify its electric vehicle portfolio through investment in electric truck manufacturer Viridian Motor Corporation. GAC will bring its EV engineering expertise to the electric truckmaker, and Viridian will be a support partner on the East Coast for GAC's Newport Coachworks electric shuttle buses.

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What's the future look like for Tesla after it launches the Model X CUV and possibly a smaller, sub-Model S sedan? Would you believe a pickup truck? Yes, Tesla could be looking to use its EV know-how to take the fight to Ford and the F-150, based on comments made by company founder Elon Musk.

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Earlier this summer, Amp Motors delivered an electric delivery truck to FedEx, but that's not the only large vehicle that the Cincinnati-based conversion company has been working on. Today, Amp said it has delivered its first heavy-duty step van to Navistar, as part of a previously announced development deal between the two companies.

It's been a couple years since we first saw the Boulder Electric Vehicle prototype in action but now comes word that the company has delivered its very first production vehicle. The initial DV-500 (as it is affectionately called) has been sold to Denver-area Precision Plumbing,Heating & Cooling who have made a commitment to buy 20 of the all-electrics at a very reasonable-sounding $70,000 apiece.

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