Application: Pick-Up Truck

Mike Albert Reserves Order of Lordstown Motors EV Pickups

January 7, 2021Mike Albert Fleet Solutions entered into an agreement with Lordstown Motors for delivery of a significant quantity of the Lordstown Endurance EV pickup model on behalf of clients who want work trucks that are more efficient, safer, and more productive on the job than internal combustion engine trucks, the FMC said.

via Green Fleet Magazine

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Fisker announces all-electric pickup

January 6, 2021Fisker is now the latest auto company to throw its hat into the growing ring of all-electric pickups. More promising battery technology, namely solid-state, continues to make headlines for drastically improved performance over conventional lithium-ion, which may unlock tremendous potential once these batteries leave the lab and enter production.

via Hard Working Trucks

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Rivian Is Close to Raising Funds at $25 Billion Valuation

January 6, 2021Rivian Automotive Inc., the electric truck startup, is close to raising a new round of funding valuing it at about $25 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

via Transport Topics Online

Dickinson Grows Medium-Duty Electric Fleet with Xos Trucks

December 8, 2020Dickinson Fleet Services has purchased five medium-duty, zero-emission, fully electric service trucks from electric vehicle manufacturer Xos Trucks.

via TruckingInfo.com

XL Fleet Expands XLP To Chevy & GMC Trucks

November 18, 2020XL Fleet announced that the Company’s XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive technology is being expanded for use across a range of fleet vehicles from General Motors.

via Fleet Forward

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Top Five Reasons Propane is Proven for Clean Transportation

November 17, 2020Propane offers fleets reduced operating costs and lower emissions, along with reliability, performance and innovation.

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XL Fleet Expands Hybrid Electric Drive System For Use in GM Fleet Applications

November 16, 2020XL Fleet, a company that specializes in vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, says the company’s XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive technology is being expanded for use across a range of fleet vehicles from General Motors (GM).

via NGT News

Florida’s Road Ranger Fleet Refuels With One-Millionth Gallon of Autogas

November 16, 2020Since 1961, Roy Jorgensen Associates (Jorgensen) has provided maintenance consultant services, facility maintenance operations and roadway maintenance services throughout the U.S.

via NGT News

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Can’t Miss Fleet Education with ACT Virtual

October 2, 2020ACT Virtual spotlights the latest trends and technology advancements in the advanced transportation sector with an online educational series.

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Nikola rolls out its zero emissions business plan

September 30, 2020Nikola Corporation on Wednesday unveiled its strategy and vision to becoming a global leader in zero-emissions transportation–one that calls for the company to play the role of both “innovator and an integrator.”

via Hard Working Trucks

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: GM Envisions a Future with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion

September 29, 2020An ACT Virtual Executive Interview with Steve Carlisle to learn firsthand how GM is working towards a zero emission future.

Alliant Energy Commits to Electrifying Light-Duty Fleet

September 25, 2020To achieve this goal, Alliant Energy will replace end-of-life light-duty vehicles, including up to half-ton pickups, sedans, SUVs, passenger vans and forklifts, with battery-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

via NGT News

General Motors takes $2 billion stake in electric truck startup Nikola

September 8, 2020Nikola and General Motors today announced a strategic partnership. Through the deal, GM gets 11% ownership in startup Nikola, and will, in turn, produce Nikola’s wild fuel cell pickup truck by the end of 2022.

via Tech Crunch

Hawaiian Electric Fleet to Be All-Electric by 2035

August 6, 2020Hawaiian Electric said it will make its fleet of passenger cars, SUVs, light pickups, and minivans to be plug-in electric by 2035, joining the growing number of electric vehicles on Hawaii roads, which is currently at 12,000, according to the utility.

via Fleet Forward

Fleet Electrification: Level 2 or DC Fast Charging?

August 5, 2020In the era of Electrification 1.0, fleet first adopters coped with only a handful of electric passenger car models and unmanaged Level 2 charging technology. Today — yes, only five years later — fleets have a wider range of vehicle choices that will soon expand to commercial vehicles.

via Fleet Forward

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ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)