Port of Oakland sees second trucker turn to all-electric cargo rig

A second trucking firm at the Port of Oakland has turned to battery-powered big rigs. Impact Transportation said that it has purchased a $275,000 all-electric truck for yard operations. It’s the latest step in the Port’s quest to phase out diesel-powered freight hauling. Impact said the twin-axle tractor – known as a yard hostler – would shuttle cargo through its Port depot. The truck’s performance will be closely ... [+]

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