Electric class eight semi tractors being tested in Los Angeles
Electric class eight semi tractors being tested in Los Angeles. A nationwide soft drink distributor is testing freightliner built all electric class eight tractors. Here are the specs. Driy wright 24,000 pounds, range 170 miles, eight hours to recharge fully . Interestingly, The 10,000 pound battery has caused a decrease of load capacity in the trailers by approximately 1/4. Just for comparison sake the old diesel tractors had a range of 800 miles and could be refilled with diesel in about 15 minutes. Just some food for thought!