Boosted by billions of dollars for electrification, the rapidly advancing market for battery-powered commercial trucks will soon learn whether there is enough juice to begin scaling a transformation from diesel to zero tailpipe emission electric transport.
It doesn’t look good.
“We’ve got to worry about supply and demand, and we’ve got to make sure that all these things come together, and that means like now. The race is on right now,” Britta Gross, managing director of the Carbon Free Mobility Program at RMI, formerly known as the Rocky Mountain Institute, told FreightWaves.
“There’s no question that we are nearing the point where infrastructure is going to become the barrier and the impediment to electric truck adoption.” See FREIGHT WAVES