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Availability of Medium-Duty E-Trucks Is Limited as Testing Continues

July 23, 2019


Battery-electric medium-duty trucks may have a bright future due to their potential to reduce operational costs and improve sustainability. But currently, the availability of these trucks is limited as testing continues.

UPS Inc. would like to purchase more electric vehicles, said Scott Phillippi, senior director of maintenance and engineering, but sufficient production units are not available. In fact, he had just left a meeting with a manufacturer before an interview with Transport Topics.

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