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TuSimple to Use Ryder Facilities to Expand Autonomous Trucking Network

July 30, 2021Under a new partnership between TuSimple and Ryder System, select Ryder fleet maintenance facilities will serve as terminals in TuSimple’s nationwide autonomous freight network in the U.S.

via Fleet Forward

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Hyzon Looks to Liquid Hydrogen for up to 1,000-mile ZEV Range

July 29, 2021Hyzon Motors is betting on liquid hydrogen to power its fuel-cell-electric trucks, rather than the gaseous hydrogen being used by most FCE truck developers, saying it will enable an up to 1,000-mile range, among other advantages.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Tesla Semi Delayed Again

July 28, 2021Companies such as UPS and FritoLay will have to wait a little longer for their all-electric Tesla Semi Class 8 trucks, as a second-quarter earnings report pushed production out to 2022. It’s just the latest delay in a string of them since the Semi was unveiled in 2017 with a projected date of 2019 for...

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Glenfiddich Powers Biogas Delivery Trucks With its Own Whisky Waste

July 28, 2021Scotch whisky maker Glenfiddich announced that it is converting its delivery trucks to run on biomethane made from waste products from its own whisky distilling process.

via NGV Journal

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NFI Shares Experience with Electric Truck Testing

July 27, 2021Supply chain solutions provider NFI Industries is currently testing commercial electric trucks in Southern California for port drayage applications.

via Fleet Owner

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CVSA Ponders Driverless-Truck Enforcement

July 26, 2021The Commercial Vehicle safety Alliance recognizes the challenge of keeping an eye on driverless trucks. Thaty’s why it is developing standards and processes to ensure they are operating safely and in compliance with applicable motor carrier safety regulations.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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XL Fleet, eNow Launch Partnership for Electrified Refrigerated Trailers

July 23, 2021XL Fleet Corp., a provider of vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has announced a new partnership with eNow Inc. to electrify refrigerated trailers.

via NGT News

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Oakland Port Launches Electric Truck Project

July 22, 2021The Port of Oakland and its logistics partners launched a battery electric truck demonstration project this month on its path to zero emissions at the Oakland Seaport.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Tesla Semi Electric Truck is Finally About to go into Production

July 21, 2021After years of delays, Tesla is finally about to start production of Tesla Semi, its all-electric semi-truck.

via Electrek

Electric Ttrucks the focus of webinar series

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NACFE Electrification Webinar Series Nearing End, Run on Less – Electric Kickoff

July 21, 2021Electric trucks have fleets more than just a little curious as the trucking industry contemplates the transition to a zero-emissions future.

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New Partnership to Develop Heavy-Duty EVs for North America

July 21, 2021Dallas-based investor Principal Solar Inc. has executed a development agreement with India-based heavy-duty electric vehicle maker IPLTech Electric Pvt. Ltd.

via NGT News

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What it Will Take to Accelerate Electric Truck Adoption

July 21, 2021Like any new commercial vehicle technology, EV adoption comes down to understanding one key item: the total cost of ownership.

via Fleet Owner

Executive Interview: Waymo’s Head of Commercialization for Trucking Talks Autonomous Driving 

July 20, 2021Waymo's head of commercialization for trucking discusses the company's plan for autonomous driving technology to move people and things.

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How We Can Stop Missing the Boat on Big Trucks

July 20, 2021With an eye toward COP26 in November and possible new global action to address climate change, nations as well as the private sector are setting commitments to shrink their carbon emissions.

via GreenBiz

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Nikola Expands Dealership Network

July 19, 2021As part of a plan to establish a nationwide Class 8 truck sales and service network, Nikola has added five independent dealers with more than 51 locations in nine states to its network.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Hyzon Motors Goes Public to Scale Hydrogen Trucks

July 19, 2021By combining with a SPAC, the spinoff of fuel cell manufacturer Horizon is poised to begin production of heavy-duty trucks and coach buses this year.

via Fleet Owner