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eTRUs from Carrier Transicold

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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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Gatik to deploy electric-powered autonomous vehicles in New Orleans

February 17, 2021Autonomous vehicle startup Gatik has announced it will deploy electric trucks as part of its autonomous testing in New Orleans with partner Walmart.

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South Coast AQMD Targets HD Trucks in Prop 1B Upgrades

February 4, 2021February 16: One-hour complimentary webinar hosted by South Coast AQMD on how to secure funding from Prop 1B program.

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Amazon Starts Road Testing Rivian Electric Vans in Los Angeles

February 3, 2021Amazon.com Inc. began testing the first lot of its Rivian Automotive Inc. electric delivery vans in Los Angeles as it works to fulfill a pledge to meet the goals of the Paris climate accord 10 years early.

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Electricity fuels trucks

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New Electricity Rates Offer Businesses & Agencies the Opportunity to Save on Fuel Cost with EVs

February 3, 2021An innovative monthly subscription plan eliminates demand charges for electricity and provides fleets with simple, stable billing.

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Merchants Fleet orders 12,600 GM BrightDrop electric vans

February 2, 2021BrightDrop, the new General Motors subsidiary creating an ecosystem of electric light commercial delivery vans and connected pallets, will sell 12,600 of its EV600 vans to Merchants Fleet.

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California City Deploys 12 All-Electric Microtransit Vans

January 28, 2021With a focus on its mission of sustainability for its residents, the City of Porterville, Calif., is putting 12 zero-emission microtransit vans from Lightning eMotors into service. The electric vans will replace transit buses on routes with low ridership, allowing residents to use an app to get on-demand, curb-to-curb service.

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ACT Expo 2021: New Year, Another Innovative Experience

January 27, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach, California, from August 30-September 2, 2021, offering the latest advanced vehicles, fuels and technologies.

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Peugeot Announces Next-Generation Electric Partner Compact Van

January 26, 2021Peugeot officially announced the next generation all-electric small van, the Peugeot e-Partner, which will join the mid-size van Peugeot e-Expert and large van Peugeot e-Boxer later this year.

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