What 2023's truck shows tell us about real-world electric trucks

What 2023’s truck shows tell us about real-world electric trucks

Companies focusing on truck maintenance are approaching zero-emissions differently than OEMs designing new EV offerings.

It’s easy to read the headlines on social media and pontificate on where the market is headed in the comment sections of all your best friends’ posts. But, if you really want to develop a solid understanding it’s best to talk directly with those making waves in the industry. There’s no better place to do that than on the tradeshow floor.

Sustainability and electrification seem to be all the rage in the trucking industry today, but it isn’t always about swapping a diesel truck for an electric one. Instead, for America’s truck fleets it’s oftentimes more about a reduction in emissions and the journey to eventually hitting zero. Companies focusing on truck maintenance are approaching zero-emissions differently than OEMs designing new EV offerings, and telematics offerers have their own focus.

In this episode of The Amped EV Podcast, Fleet Equipment Editor Jason Morgan talks us through his electric truck market expectations based on what he’s seen at this year’s heavy- and medium-duty truck-centric tradeshows.

This is an audio-only version of our episode with Jason Morgan, editor of Fleet Equipment. Go ahead, you’re already here – take a listen! But, if you’re looking for moving pictures, click here.

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