Terraline’s 500-mile ultra-aero electric big rig invites humans aboard

New name, new mission — Terraline will focus on getting human-driven Class 8 electric trucks into circulation

The company formerly known as Solo Advanced Vehicle Technologies (Solo AVT) is now moving forward under the name Terraline. Along with the name change comes a shift in the company’s mission, at least for the near term. Its autonomous SD1 platform will take a backseat as it focuses on meeting the immediate demand for an all-electric Class 8 long-haul truck for human drivers. It calls this one the Tangra LH1, and the truck utilizes the same 500-mile (805-km) electric architecture but with a cab built for an actual person, complete with niceties like a windshield.

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Category: Automotive, Transport

Tags: Long-haul, Electric truck, Truck, Climate Solutions: Road Transport

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Author: C.C. Weiss