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H2: Zero-Emissions Holy Grail?

September 27, 2021This summer, TTSI was one of three companies to take delivery of some of Kenworth’s first 10 hydrogen-fuel-cell T680 day cabs, developed with Toyota. The trucks can travel 300 miles on one charge of hydrogen.

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Shell Starship 2.0 Demonstrates Improved Efficiency

September 23, 2021NACFE partnered with Shell on the company’s second Starship run to show how diesel fleets can improve their fuel and freight efficiency.

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BAAQMD Webinar

Stack Incentives and Maximize Funding to Jumpstart Your School’s Electric Bus Fleet

Webinar Date: October 19, 2021 at 10:00am PSTJoin ACT News, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and PG&E for a complimentary EV webinar on 10/19.

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Electric Truck Ecosystem: What it Takes to Run BEVs

September 21, 2021Switching a fleet to run on electricity involves much more than selecting the right truck. Whether testing the waters with one battery-electric vehicle or gearing up to bring on multiple units, a fleet will need an ecosystem of support built from the ground up.

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Fleetmaster Express Plans Electric Fleet Transition

September 20, 2021Fleetmaster Express has ordered 10 Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks as part of the Virginia-based company’s plan to transition from a diesel fleet to an electric one.

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Iveco, Nikola Launch JV Plant for Electric Trucks in Germany

September 16, 2021The partnership announced last September between Italy-based global commercial truck maker Iveco and U.S. based manufacturer of zero-emission trucks Nikola has entered a new stage with the unveiling on Sept. 15 of a facility to manufacture Nikola Tre electric heavy-duty trucks.

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Ballard’s Next Generation of Zero-Emission Heavy-Duty Mobility

September 16, 2021To achieve net-zero emission by 2050, we need deep cuts in GHG emissions, especially within the transport sector which is responsible for 24% of direct CO2 emissions from fuel combustion.

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NACFE’s Run on Less – Electric Finale

NACFE has crossed the finish line of Run on Less – Electric, its real-world electric truck technology demonstration that concluded in New York City during this year’s Climate Week.

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Navigating the EV Sea Change Through Partnerships

September 14, 2021As the trucking industry navigates the transition to electric vehicles, more and more partnerships are developing among fleets, manufacturers, and commercial vehicle suppliers.

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Embark Knits BYD Electric Trucks with its Autonomous Tractors for Cleaner Air

September 14, 2021Autonomous software developer Embark Trucks is coordinating HP Inc.’s use of BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks (BETs) to pick up and drop off loads of computer products where Embark’s supervised autonomous trucks can take over for freeway transit.

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NACFE’s Run on Less – Electric Demo Nears Finish Line

September 13, 2021With less than a week to go, the North American Council on Freight Efficiency’s Run on Less – Electric is getting close to its exciting conclusion.

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NGVAmerica: Passing the Infrastructure Bill Will Advance a Carbon-Negative Transport Future

September 13, 2021The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 includes multiple opportunities to improve not just the health of our planet, but of its people.

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Penske Pilots Software to Support Electric Truck Charging

September 13, 2021As Penske Truck Leasing continues to expand its fleet electrification efforts, the company is evaluating related technologies to support the emerging charging needs of battery electric trucks.

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Gemini Fleet

Fleet Spotlight: Gemini Motor Transport – Delivering and Using Diverse Fuel Solutions for Love’s

September 10, 2021Gemini’s expansive fleet fueled with a portfolio of alternative fuels including CNG, RNG, biodiesel, and renewable diesel.

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Driving Advancements in Electric Trucks via Run on Less – Electric Workshop

September 10, 2021NACFE and RMI recently hosted an electric truck workshop at ACT Expo, discussing the challenges that remain regarding their adoption.

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What Will Electrification Mean for Truck Tires?

September 10, 2021The operating characteristics of electric drivetrains, coupled with heavy battery loads, will change the way tires for electric trucks are built.

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