Application: Pick-Up Truck

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Chevy Silverado Electric Shows Off Four-Wheel Steer

August 12, 2021Chevrolet revealed the Silverado electric pickup will “drive circles around the competition” with the addition of available Four-Wheel Steer and 24-inch wheels.

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ACT Expo Announces Roster of Innovative Speakers

August 10, 2021As always, the list of speakers presenting at the annual ACT Expo is filled with North America’s leading fleet operators and top industry executives.

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ACT Expo Agenda Offers Something for Every Level of Clean Tech Industry

August 4, 2021Register for ACT Expo before August 13 to receive a discount on a full conference pass for this August 30 to September 2 clean tech event.

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Ford Highlights EV Efforts, Partnering with Utilities to Increase Adoption

July 15, 2021The Ford Electric Vehicle Integration Manager emphasized the OEM’s growing commitment to EVs nationwide in a recent webinar.

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Stellantis’ EV Plan: Four New Electric Platforms, Five Gigafactories

July 8, 2021Stellantis, the automaker with a portfolio of 14 brands that includes Jeep, Ram, Peugeot, and Citroën, is planning four new platforms for battery-electric vehicles as part of its electrification strategy.

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Reports: Justice Department Investigating Lordstown Motors

July 6, 2021The Justice Department is probing financially troubled Lordstown Motors Corp., according to several recent media reports.

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GM and Ford Dealers Warily Prepare for EV Transition

June 24, 2021The wind may just be shifting. CNBC recently spoke with a number of US auto dealers about the changes coming to the industry, and reports that “salespeople are getting ready to put you in an EV today.”

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Can Electric Pickup Trucks Save the Grid in Texas?

June 23, 2021Texas is on the leading edge of America’s ongoing electric vehicle boom. The state hosts the new Tesla Gigafactory, and the introduction of the all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning last month has dramatic implications for a state with about 7.8 million pickup trucks on the road.

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

Watch this webinar recording on Class 2-3 EVs, brought to you by ACT News, Ford, & several California public utilities.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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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