Application: Utility/Work Truck

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Paccar Parts Begins Selling Electric Vehicle Chargers

January 13, 2021Paccar Parts announced it is making available to customers electric vehicle charging stations designed to be compatible with Paccar Inc.’s Kenworth Truck Co., Peterbilt Motors Co. and DAF electric trucks.

via Transport Topics Online

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Swiss haulier acquires Renault Trucks electric truck with solar panels to power refrigeration unit

January 8, 2021Swiss haulier Rhyner Logistik has just acquired a Renault Trucks 26-ton D Wide Z.E. electric truck to supply Denner supermarkets. As part of this approach, the Swiss haulier has also fitted solar panels onto the body of its electric truck to power the refrigeration unit.

via Green Car Congress

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PLM adds zero-emissions TRUs

January 7, 2021PLM Trailer Leasing now offers a net-zero emission refrigerated trailer as an alternative energy fleet solution.

via Refrigerated Transporter

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NTEA climate change policy puts work truck industry at forefront

January 6, 2021The newly approved policy provides NTEA the opportunity to educate the public, regulators and legislators about how the industry is already putting in place solutions to society’s environmental concerns

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Accelerating Freight Electrification is Heavy Work

January 5, 20212020 was an important year for freight electrification, marked by numerous positive advancements in electric transportation.

Electrification Coalition

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Where Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Fit into Our Future?

January 5, 2021Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles are just one part of the zero-emissions equation, sharing the market with battery electric vehicles.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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Drayage Fleets Get a Glimpse of a Fuel Cell Future

December 23, 2020A pair of Kenworth T680 Class 8 trucks powered by a Toyota fuel cell electric drivetrain will make the rounds at the San Pedro Bay Ports.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

Renault Trucks expands its range of all-electric models

December 21, 2020Renault Trucks is broadening its all-electric range, and offering a wider choice of batteries for its medium-duty EVs.

via Charged EVs

Plug Power extends into e-commerce space with Walmart

December 16, 2020Plug Power has announced that its hydrogen and fuel cell solutions are expanding into Walmart e-commerce applications.

via FreightWaves

Phoenix Motorcars Deploys Two EV Utility Trucks to Port Of Oakland

December 16, 2020SPI Energy Co., Ltd. announced that Phoenix Motorcars, which was recently acquired by the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, EdisonFuture, delivered two of its all-electric Z500 utility trucks to the Port of Oakland, one of California’s largest ports.

via Green Fleet Magazine

Clean Cities Coalitions promote EVs

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New York State Clean Cities Coalitions Host Electrifying Medium- & Heavy-Duty Trucks in New York Event

December 16, 2020The Clean Cities Coalitions work to promote the advancement of alternative fuels and the electrification of fleets across New York.

Empire Clean Cities

Drayage Trucks operate in SoCal Ports

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Port Drayage Truck Registry Date Should be Re-evaluated

December 15, 2020Drayage Truck Registry deadline of January 1, 2023 for the Ports of LA and Long Beach should be moved up to phase-out older diesel trucks.

BREATHE Southern California

Californian cement truck fleet aims for zero emissions, will use bio-CNG

December 9, 2020CalPortland® Company has launched its CNG powered bulk hauler truck fleet, which will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) and smog-causing emissions.

via NGV Journal

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

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EV Fleet Savings Calculator to Help with EV Cost Analysis

December 3, 2020New EV Fleet Savings Calculator helps PG&E customers with medium- and heavy-duty fleet vehicles explore transitioning to EVs.

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It’s a Wrap for ACT Virtual 2020

December 2, 2020ACT Virtual hosted the biggest names in the industry during 19 days of fleet-focused advanced transportation education.

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