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Schneider targets 60% drop in CO2 emissions per mile by 2035

May 14, 2021Schneider National is driving toward a 7.5% reduction of CO2 emissions per mile by 2025 and a 60% reduction of CO2 emissions per mile by 2035.

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This New Electric Mobile Vaccination Unit is Gaining Importance

May 14, 2021Keller is the CEO of Ayro, a Texas-based designer and manufacturer of purpose-built electric vehicles. This includes Ayro’s Electric Vaccine Vehicle, which was launched on March 8.

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Lion Electric Selected for Fleet Electrification Program

May 14, 2021The Lion Electric Company, a manufacturer of all-electric medium- and heavy-duty urban vehicles, has been selected to participate in the Heritage-Romeo Power Fleet Electrification Program.

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New Legend to Order 50 Freightliner eCascadias

May 13, 2021New Legend plans to switch all of the company’s local running lanes to an entirely all-electric fleet by 2023, starting with the purchase of 50 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadias.

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Forklift Driving Becomes Desk Job in Phantom-Mitsubishi Deal

May 13, 2021Phantom Auto, a California-based startup focusing on remote vehicle operation, has struck a deal to provide logistics equipment heavyweight Mitsubishi Logisnext Co. with software that enables forklifts to be operated remotely from thousands of miles away.

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Volvo Sees Three Paths to Decarbonize Trucking

May 12, 2021When it comes to how best to decarbonize truck transportation, Volvo Group Chief Technology Officer Lars Stenqvist said, “Sometimes I have a feeling this debate gets too polarized.”

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Electric Truck Webinar Series Charges Ahead

May 12, 2021NACFE and RMI continue the Electric Truck Bootcamp webinar series, which shines a light on fleet electrification in the trucking industry.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

Freightliner eCascadia

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New Legend energizes local lanes, ordering 50 Freightliner eCascadias

May 11, 2021Legend initiated its plan by placing an order for 50 Freightliner eCascadias the week of May 3. The company expects to receive its trucks from the nation’s leading commercial truck manufacturer beginning in early 2023. The company’s first all-electric Class 8 trucks will be deployed to its Los Angeles lanes, with plans to expand other...

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TuSimple/Navistar: 6,775 Reservations for Autonomous International LT Trucks

May 11, 2021TuSimple has received 6,775 reservations for a new line of SAE Level 4 International LT Series autonomous trucks. The trucks will be equipped with TuSimple’s advanced autonomous driving system and manufactured by Navistar beginning in 2024.

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Hydrogen Bridging the Political Divide

May 11, 2021FCHEA launches new campaign, “Hydrogen is the energy solution that doesn’t fuel the divide,” to educate policy makers and key stakeholders.

Fuel Cell Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA)

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Increasing Emission Regulations Transitioning Commerical Truck Industry

May 10, 2021The adoption of stringent emission regulations across regions to safeguard the environment is a prominent factor transforming the commercial trucks industry, according to Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Truck OEM Strategies for GHG/CO2 Regulation Compliance, 2020-2030.

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Lion Electric Announces U.S. Manufacturing Facility

May 7, 2021The Lion Electric Company, a Canadian-based manufacturer of all-electric medium- and heavy-duty urban vehicles, has selected Joliet, Illinois, for the construction of its U.S. manufacturing facility.

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Galileo Patagonia™ Smart Fueling Station

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Galileo Patagonia: smart LCNG fueling solution for heavy transport

May 7, 2021Galileo Technologies continues to expand its presence in international markets with the introduction of the Galileo Patagonia™ Smart Fueling Station, targeted at logistics centers and service stations, to guarantee LCNG fast filling.

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Nikola Reports LOI For 100 BEV/FCV Trucks In Southern California

May 7, 2021Nikola Corporation has announced a new collaboration with Total Transportation Services Inc. port trucking company that explores the possibility of using battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell trucks.

via Inside EVs

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Can Kodiak Robotics compete with the big boys of autonomous trucking?

May 7, 2021Kodiak Robotics is one of several Silicon Valley autonomous trucking software developers. But it gets less attention than players that started earlier. It also lacks the fundraising and manufacturer partnerships that competitors have.

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ACT Expo Announces Agenda, Upcoming Webinar Series

May 6, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach August 30 through September 2, 2021, setting the stage for another innovative event.

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