01 Aug '17, 10pm

Want To Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions? Electric Trucks Critical

Want To Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions? Electric Trucks Critical

Cost is the deciding factor for most truck fleets. Fuel and maintenance take a big chunk of the budget for most trucks. Diesel engine repairs and transmission fixes are expensive. So is replacing the brakes on commercial vehicles. The electricity to recharge the batteries of electric trucks costs less than diesel fuel. Engine and transmission repairs are significantly reduced. And brakes last much longer thanks to the regenerative braking systems that help slow the vehicle when the driver lifts off the accelerator.

Full article: https://cleantechnica.com/2017/08/01/want-cut-carbon-diox...

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