Large Manufacturers Are Moving Towards Zero-Emission Technologies 


Electric vehicles and other zero-emissions technologies are getting popular. Most of the semi-trucks that are running on the highway are also shifting from traditional combustion engines to EVs. Because many countries are attempting to push the largest manufacturers in the semi-truck market to work hard on electric vehicles. Manufacturers of large heavy-duty trucks and large fleet owners are also experiencing the same pressure.

Tesla Semi

Tesla is considered the undisputed leader in the electronic vehicle market. This company is renowned for manufacturing electric cars for the masses. Even though Tesla is mostly known for its fully electric cars and SUVs, the fully electric semi-truck “Tesla Semi” is a unique addition to this company. This semi-truck is very popular for hauling loads. It is committed to providing an electric driving range from 300 to 500 miles. As an electric vehicle, it also offers a zero-emissions feature.

Freighliner’s eCascadia

It is one of the most popular trucks. The fully electric version of the Cascadia is popularly known as the eCascadia. Large fleet manufacturing company Freightliner has been working to bring a super quality truck with a big rig between 360 and 500 horsepower. It is capable of carrying near about 82,000 pounds along with an electric driving range of 250 miles. This large fleet can charge to 80 percent capacity in 90 minutes. So, the greenhouse gas emission rate is very limited or almost zero.

International NEXT eMobility Solutions

International is another heavy-duty truck manufacturer. This vehicle manufacturer company is producing trucks for a variety of purposes. All these big electronic vehicles are largely known as NEXT eMobility Solutions. International’s electric vehicles offer a 645-horsepower peak. These vehicles can reach 402 horsepower continuously. Different battery capacity allows the users to enjoy certain chassis specifications. International’s electric vehicles are also generating zero emissions which is highly appreciated by environmentalists.


If you are talking about the most popular manufacturers of heavy-duty and medium-duty trucks, you cannot avoid Peterbilt. It is a company that is offering super quality fully electric trucks for different purposes. You can find a wide range of varieties from pickup for food and beverage delivery to a small straight truck for carrying heavy materials. Peterbilt’s 579EV is an electric semi-truck that is well-known for its drayage applications. It is designed for short-haul and is generally used for local operations.