Before the pandemic, electric trucks stood in the industry limelight as OEMs rolled demo fleets out across the country, started to collect and analyze application data and work with partners both in infrastructure deployment and fleet utilization to understand the ability of electric powertrain to do the job.
Then the COVID-19 pandemic changed the world. So how did it change the electric truck roadmap?
I connected with Dr. Mihai Dorobantu, director of technology planning and government affairs at the Eaton Vehicle Group, to find out. We talk about the current business climate for electric truck development, the challenges and opportunities electric trucks present for Eaton as a transmission manufacturer and the challenge of electric charging infrastructure—all of that and more in the video above. Click to watch.
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