Hauling Industry News

Thor Trucks Storming Into Heavy-Duty EV Market

By Pulltarps Mfg | December 13, 2017

Meet the Thor ET-One semi-tractor, a Frankenstein of trucks.

The chassis comes from a Navistar. It uses heavy-duty Dana axles and an off-the-shelf motor from supplier TM4.

It’s the vision of two 25-year-old entrepreneurs who are tapping family wealth to launch development of an electric heavy-duty truck.

“Conditions are coming together that we think make this the right timing for the industry,” said Dakota Semler, Thor Trucks co-founder and chief executive. Story by Ryan Zummallen/Trucks.com