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Stellantis Reveals Plug-In Hydrogen Fuel Cell Van

April 2, 2021Stellantis – the automotive group created from the combination of the PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – announced today an all-new mid-power hydrogen fuel cell system architecture.

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IKEA U.S. to Convert New York Last-Mile Delivery Fleet to EVs by May 2021

March 31, 2021IKEA U.S. announced that it’s on track to have a fully operational fleet of 40 electric vehicle last-mile delivery trucks to service all five boroughs of the New York City market by May 2021. The fleet is currently operating at roughly 35% capacity and trucks are being delivered on an accelerated production schedule to meet...

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PepsiCo’s next act: Moving beyond the electric pilot

March 31, 2021Over the next decade, beverage giant PepsiCo will need to convert a large portion of the 27,000 trucks and vans that move its products — from bags of Cheetos to bottles of Mountain Dew — to electric and other zero-emission technologies.

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Linamar, Partners Developing FCEV Delivery Vans for CARB Deployment Project

March 31, 2021Linamar Corp., an advanced manufacturing company, has entered the evaluation phase for the first fuel cell electric vehicle delivery vans in their technology contract with the Center for Transportation and the Environment, a non-profit, Atlanta-based organization that develops, promotes and implements advanced transportation technologies.

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Purolator Hits Road as Electric Courier

March 29, 2021Purolator is taking another step in greening its fleet with the arrival of fully electric curbside-delivery trucks in Vancouver — the first to be launched nationally by a Canadian courier company, according to the company.

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DHL Express deploys nearly 100 new Lightning Electric delivery vans in US

March 24, 2021Following a successful initial pilot program using nine Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD electric vans in the US late last year, DHL Express plans to deploy the remaining 89 electric vehicles this year in New York and California.

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Grant Transit Authority Adds Wirelessly Charged EV Stars to Fleet

March 23, 2021GreenPower Motor Co. Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has received an order for four wirelessly charged, FTA Buy America-compliant EV Stars from Grant Transit Authority in Washington state.

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Rivian All-Electric Amazon Delivery Van Testing In Hilly San Francisco

March 19, 2021As Rivian moves closer to the highly anticipated upcoming launch of its R1T and R1S, it’s also working with Amazon to ramp-up testing of its electric delivery van.

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How Food and Delivery Fleets Can Prepare for an Electric Future with eTRUs

March 17, 2021California’s utilities can help fleets meet upcoming zero-emission regulations targeting TRUs with financial and design support.

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Vehicle-Grid Integration: Unlocking EV Value

March 16, 2021VGI options can enhance the overall value proposition of EVs and create new revenue streams as fleets embrace vehicle electrification.

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Electric Last Mile Gets 45,000 Van Orders Amid E-Commerce Boom

March 16, 2021Electric Last Mile Inc., the plug-in delivery van startup that’s in the process of merging with blank check company Forum Merger III Corp., said it has 45,000 preorders and will start production at the former Hummer plant in Indiana in the third quarter.

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RNG is a clean transportation fuel

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RNG: Drive Clean in 2021 or Drive Clean (Maybe) Later?

March 2, 2021RNG is carbon negative for HD transport, offering cost-effective and immediate climate benefits as a zero-emission equivalent fuel.

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Thermo King launches all-electric TRU

March 1, 2021Thermo King now is offering a new, fully electric refrigeration unit for small to medium-sized vans and trucks. With a unique mix of control, convenience, utilization and reliability, the E-200 is the ideal all-electric solution for electric and engine-powered vehicles, the company said.

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Nominations Open for 2021 ACT Expo Fleet Awards

March 1, 2021Fleet Awards to highlight ongoing sustainability efforts from fleets across the country and from every major on-road transportation sector.

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Oshkosh beats Workhorse for Postal Service delivery vehicle contract

February 24, 2021Defense contractor Oshkosh Truck Corp. (NYSE: OSK) won a 10-year contract to build next-generation delivery vehicles (NGDVs) for the U.S. Postal Service, beating out electric delivery van maker Workhorse Group Inc.

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British Gas Places Order For Additional 2,000 Vauxhall Vivaro-e Vans

February 23, 2021British Gas has placed a follow up order for 2,000 Vauxhall Vivaro-e all-electric vans for its engineers, that adds to the 1,000 purchased last Summer.

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