Why we will electrify trucking faster than you think (and it has nothing to do with Tesla)

Tierr@_de_N@die: Recent DHL decision to design and build its own electric truck fleet it must be a warning for the industry. DHL is the biggest truck buyer in the world and they took this decision after having received negative response from several truck manufacturers.

Most people are starting to believe that the automobile will become electrified. What is disputed is the timing and whether the automobile will be hybrid or fully electric, and whether it will be battery- or fuel cell powered. The same, however, cannot be said of trucks. Given the range and power needed, most commentators say that trucks will continue to use internal combustion engines to power their wheels although the fuel may change from diesel to natural gas.

Source (energypost.eu): Why we will electrify trucking faster than you think (and it has nothing to do with Tesla)