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Learn from Ford, SoCalGas on Deploying Electric Class 2-3 Vehicles in Your Fleet

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Top Execs At Lordstown Motors Resign

June 16, 2021Lordstown Motors Corp., the manufacturer of an anticipated electric pickup truck for fleets, disclosed June 14 that CEO Steve Burns and CFO Julio Rodriguez immediately resigned their posts, marking the latest in a series of company setbacks and questions about its future viability.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Ford F-150 Lightning Exceeds 100,000 Reservations

June 10, 2021Ford has confirmed that the total number of reservations of the Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck exceeded 100,000. The milestone was achieved in about three weeks since the unveiling on May 19, 2021 (see the debut post and features here) and it’s a huge success.

via Inside EVs

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Lordstown Motors Reveals Cash Crisis

June 9, 2021Lordstown Motors Inc., an electric-vehicle startup that recently went public, may not have enough cash to get its debut pickup truck to market and might not survive the next 12 months if it can’t raise more capital.

via Transport Topics

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Ford Maverick Modifies for Vocational Fleet Needs

June 8, 2021Ford is on an electric roll, launching the all-new compact pickup, the Ford Maverick.

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Tesla Cybertruck & F-150 Lightning Demand Nearly Equal In Poll

June 4, 2021Consumer research and insight firm Piplsay recently published information related to a poll on future electric pickup trucks. The premise of the related Piplsay poll is that the upcoming Ford F-150 Lightning will “fuel the electric truck rage.” This is because, as far as demand and consumer interest are concerned, the Ford was nearly equal...

via Inside EVs

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Ford: Electric Vehicles to Be 40% of Global Sales by 2030

May 28, 2021Ford expects 40% of its global sales to be battery-electric vehicles by 2030 as it adds billions to what it’s spending to develop them.

via Transport Topics

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The Electrification of Ford’s F-150

May 26, 2021Ford’s electric truck launch — marked by images of Americana such as bald eagles, football players and off-roading — is a turning point in the evolution of electric vehicles.

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Ford F-150 Lightning Pro Launched for Commercial Fleets

May 24, 2021Ford has announced the all-new 2022 model-year F-150 Lightning Pro – an all-electric F-Series truck purpose-built for commercial customers. The new truck joins E-Transit in the growing lineup of Ford work-ready electric vehicles.

via TruckingInfo

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Ford’s High-Stakes Electric F-150 Will Start Under $40,000

May 20, 2021Electrifying the F-150, Ford’s golden goose, is critical to the company, which introduced the vehicle during a splashy ceremony at its headquarters on May 19, a day after Biden toured the plant that will build it.

via Transport Topics

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Biden Takes Spin in Ford’s Electric F-150

May 19, 2021President Joe Biden made an unscheduled stop at a Ford Motor Co. test track outside Detroit on May 18, where he hopped into the company’s new all-electric F-150 pickup truck and took a spin.

via Transport Topics

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Canadian Fire Department Replaces Larger Vehicles With EVs

May 19, 2021The Victoria Fire Department has deployed five 2020 Chevrolet Bolt LT electric vehicles. Referred to as FireBolts, the vehicles will replace three, small gas-powered pick-up trucks and two mid-size SUVs previously used by the Fire Prevention Division.

via Green Fleet Magazine

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Ballard, Linamar Partnering on Light-Duty Fuel Cell Solutions

May 3, 2021Ballard Power Systems and Linamar Corp have formed a strategic alliance for the co-development and sale of fuel cell powertrains and components for Class 1 and 2 vehicles, weighing up to 5-tons, initially in North America and Europe.

via NGT News

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SoCalGas will use Landi Renzo’s system to shift 200 trucks to bioCNG

April 27, 2021Southern California Gas Co. will convert 200 new Ford F-250 service pickup trucks to renewable natural gas. The trucks will be outfitted with the newest Landi Renzo Eco Ready™ equipment, a CARB certified ultra-low emissions vehicles system.

via NGV Journal

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Direct-to-Consumer Sale of EVs is a No Brainer

April 23, 2021EVs will see increased consumer adoption if direct sales from OEMs allow for modernization of the car-buying experience.

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GM’s Factory Zero to Build Silverado EV

April 7, 2021Factory Zero, which will have capacity to assemble roughly 250,000 BEVs annually and employ 2,200, is to build the Cruise Origin autonomous vehicle and the ’22 GMC Hummer pickup, ’24 Hummer SUV and all-electric Silverado, GM President Mark Reuss says.

via Wards Auto