Pizza Hut unveils a zero-emissions delivery truck that makes pizzas on the go

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Slide down a fire pole in this classic fire truck converted into a quirky hotel

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The Truck Surf Hotel is a traveling retreat that hits the best surf spots in Europe and Africa

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This pop-up camper transforms any truck into a tiny mobile home in seconds

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Truck driver wipes out Peru’s ancient Nazca Lines

The historic Nazca Lines of Peru have been damaged by the actions of an inconsiderate truck driver. The driver, who has since been arrested and will likely face charges related to “an attack against cultural heritage, deliberately drove off the Pan-American highway and into the 2,000 year old UNESCO Heritage Site. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Revolutionary Tesla Semi Truck arrives with a whopping 500-mile driving range

Semi trucks transport goods all over the country and without them we’d never get our stuff as fast as we do now, but they come with one big disadvantage – emissions. Today’s semi trucks are powered by large diesel engines that emit so many pollutants into the air, easil

Tesla forever changed the auto industry when it debuted the Model S and now it’s set to do it again with the semi truck segment. Tesla’s semi truck View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

World’s first electric dump truck stores as much energy as 8 Tesla Model S cars

Even the construction industry can “go green.” A collection of Swiss companies is proving this to be true by developing the world’s largest electric vehicle and in record time. The E-Dumper weighs in at a whopping 45 tons and has 700 kWh of storage capacity. That’s as much as eight Tesla Model S vehicles! To ensure it is as environmentally-friendly as possible, the E-Dumper’s base is a used Komatsu HD 605-7 dumper truck. The original has had its diesel engine removed, however; in its… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Cummins beats Tesla with a fully-electric semi truck

Tesla is expected to unveil its electric semi truck next month, but Cummins just beat Tesla with the debut of its own fully electric heavy duty truck. Cummins is known for its hardworking diesel engines, but its now looking to the future with the debut of the electric Concept Class 7 Urban Hauler EV.

The Cummins electric truck, known as AEOS is powered by a new battery pack that is lighter and denser to give the truck a longer driving range and faster charging times. The truck can carry… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Teslas electric truck will have a 200-300 mile range

More details have been obtained about the Tesla Semi truck which is set to be unveiled next month. According to an exclusive report by Reuters, the big rig has a working range of 200 to 300 miles. To accommodate the reduction of mileage, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is considering developing an electric tractor trailer to accompany the vehicle.
Scott Perry of Ryder, a fleet operator in Florida, told Reuters that Tesla is building “an electric big-rig known as a ‘day cab’ with no sleeper berth, capable… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

The world’s first all-electric sport utility truck is finally here – and it looks incredible

Electric vehicle buyers are spoiled for choice these days – there’s electric sports cars sedans, SUVs, minivans, and motorcycles. So where’s the electric pickup truck? New York-based Bollinger Motors just answered that question with the B1 – the world’s first all-electric, all-wheel drive sport utility truck. It’s remarkably refined with a strong, stealthy profile – and it’s rough and rugged enough to haul heavy loads and tackle challenging terrain. The B1 has better horsepower, torque, and ground… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building