autoevolution

Stories about: semi

We'll Likely Never See Nikola Motor's Super Electric Truck in Real Life
We'll Likely Never See Nikola Motor's Super Electric Truck in Real Life

30 Aug 2016, 16:17 UTC / After raising our interest with very promising claims about its future electric semi, Nikola Motor is now veering off toward fuel cell technology

 
If Audi Did Trucks, We Wish They Looked like These Two
If Audi Did Trucks, We Wish They Looked like These Two

6 Jul 2016, 17:42 UTC / These two concepts are the work of independent designers Artem Smirnov and Vladimir Panchenko - you didn't really think that somebody at Audi did them?

 
There's a Simple Solution to Making Long-Haul Trucking Electric
There's a Simple Solution to Making Long-Haul Trucking Electric

13 Jun 2016, 13:39 UTC / We're not yet at the point where EVs represent a significant proportion of our passenger cars, so thinking about trucks might be a little ahead of its time

 
This Video of a Semi Crossing a Railroad Will Take You to from Heaven to Hell
This Video of a Semi Crossing a Railroad Will Take You to from Heaven to Hell

8 Jun 2016, 21:55 UTC / Talk about a rollercoaster experience. This video has it all: suspense, action, drama, and a surprising ending. Unfortunately, it's not part of a movie

 
And This, Kids, Is Why Double-Overtaking Two Trucks Is Always a Bad Idea
And This, Kids, Is Why Double-Overtaking Two Trucks Is Always a Bad Idea

1 Jun 2016, 17:05 UTC / An impatient driver ends up where all like him eventually get: in a ditch on the side of the road. And to think his ordeal was almost over...

 
Pickup Driver PITs Himself, Dances Around the Highway for 13 Seconds Afterward
Pickup Driver PITs Himself, Dances Around the Highway for 13 Seconds Afterward

20 May 2016, 13:55 UTC / Pickup driver in Russia wishes the PIT maneuver would come with more obvious instructions, just like the claymores say "front towards enemy"

 
Blind Corner Plus Fallen Tree Equals Huge Semi Near-Miss Plus Wet Pants
Blind Corner Plus Fallen Tree Equals Huge Semi Near-Miss Plus Wet Pants

5 Apr 2016, 19:29 UTC / Out in the Australian woods, a tree decides to take a nap across a narrow, winding road flanked by heavy vegetation. Not a very considerate idea on its part

 
Truck Driver Fails to Spot a Highway Jam from Miles Away, Plows Through
Truck Driver Fails to Spot a Highway Jam from Miles Away, Plows Through

19 Mar 2016, 13:47 UTC / Knowing how to make the best use of what's given to you is key to success in life. Ignore it, and you might end up the source of a monster highway crash

 
Real-Life Mad Max-Style War Rig Casually Spotted on the Highway
Real-Life Mad Max-Style War Rig Casually Spotted on the Highway

22 Feb 2016, 16:25 UTC / If the apocalypse is coming, this guy appears to have received an advance notice as he's already built the perfect rig to fend off those dry-skinned meth-heads

 
Caught Between the Rail Crossing Gates, a Semi Driver Awaits the Inevitable (?)
Caught Between the Rail Crossing Gates, a Semi Driver Awaits the Inevitable (?)

28 Jan 2016, 18:29 UTC / Even if you don't value your life too much, when you're driving, you have the duty of protecting the lives of those around you, so don't be stupid

 
This Is What a Literally Near Death Experience Looks like on the Highway
This Is What a Literally Near Death Experience Looks like on the Highway

18 Jan 2016, 22:42 UTC / This guy must have felt like he had just won the biggest lottery in the world after getting out of this hairy situation alive

 
We Can Think of a Million Ways This Encounter with a Semi Could Have Ended a Lot Worse
We Can Think of a Million Ways This Encounter with a Semi Could Have Ended a Lot Worse

29 Dec 2015, 13:33 UTC / When there's a large vehicle headed your way, only one thing should be on your mind: how to get the hell out of there as quickly as possible. Also, cursing

 
Nebraska Cop Pulls a Will Smith Stunt, Jumps onto a Moving Truck to Stop It
Nebraska Cop Pulls a Will Smith Stunt, Jumps onto a Moving Truck to Stop It

18 Dec 2015, 16:08 UTC / Envious of all the fake cops in the movies, this Nebraska deputy showed them all how it's done in the real world, with no protection and a lot at stake

 
Good to Remember: On the Highway, the Bigger Rig Always Has Right of Way
Good to Remember: On the Highway, the Bigger Rig Always Has Right of Way

3 Dec 2015, 18:52 UTC / Have you ever felt like a mosquito sitting on an elephant's behind as it's preparing to sit down? Well, the guy in this clip surely has