July 13, 2021

Fewer tools and techs needed for electric trucks but plenty of service challenges remain

Experts say that electric trucks have far fewer parts and require much less maintenance compared to internal combustion. Naturally, this translates to fewer tools, equipment, parts and even technicians required for service.

While personnel and inventories inside a shop may decline with EVs, the shift will require new tools, equipment and company-wide practices to service these high-tech workhorses.