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Volvo LIGHTS Project Wins SCAG Sustainability Award

May 24, 2022The Southern California Association of Governments recently awarded the Volvo LIGHTS project with its 2022 Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability award.

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Experts Urge Preparation Now for Transition to EVs

May 24, 2022Sometime in the 2020s or early 2030s a growing number of traditional longhaul trucks could be running on hydrogen fuel cell systems while vans and trucks running regional and local routes will rely on battery-electric propulsion systems.

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Lessons Learned from Volvo LIGHTS Leading the Charge Forward

May 20, 2022A recently released guidebook from the Volvo LIGHTS project is offering fleets insight into how to move forward with the wide-scale adoption of electric trucks.

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Hydrogen’s Future in Trucking Has Steep Hill to Climb

May 19, 2022For hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles to be adopted at-scale in the trucking industry, there are hurdles that must be overcome.

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‘Clean’ Trucking is Here to Stay

May 18, 2022While the industry waits for electric vehicle charging infrastructure to catch up with OEM production, commercial fleets are investing in a variety of technologies to help them improve fuel economy and reduce emissions.

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Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks Are Hitting the Roads in California and Beyond

May 17, 2022Battery-powered big rigs are finally moving from tests to real-world rollouts for shorter routes.

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Big Rigs Going Electric As Navistar, Cummins, Daimler Rev Up Next-Generation Trucks

May 16, 2022The electric vehicle revolution is far bigger than Tesla and Ford as the world’s top makers of heavy-duty trucks and powertrains including Navistar, Daimler, Cummins, Hyundai and Volvo also intend to shake up their industry with next-generation battery- and hydrogen-powered models that cut carbon and exhaust pollution.

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Fleets Share Progress, Frustrations on the Race to Cut Carbon Emissions

May 16, 2022Fleets will ultimately bear the brunt of efforts to reduce trucking’s impact on the climate crisis. And at the third and final Roundtable Discussion at ACT Expo, four fleets discussed how they’ve tackled the sustainability challenge — and the long road still ahead.

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Cummins CEO: Zero-Emission Future can be Profitable for Trucking

May 16, 2022In his ACT Expo keynote, CEO Tom Linebarger calls on the trucking industry to work together to create and share a future that combats climate change and solves problems as it scales up decarbonizing solutions to bring adoption costs down.

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Navistar CEO Calls for Long-Term Commitment to get to Net Zero

May 16, 2022Taking the stage on the second day of ACT Expo as keynote speaker, Navistar CEO Mathias Carlbaum pointed out a newspaper article from 1912, with a scientist reporting that “coal consumption is affecting our climate.”

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Sustainable Trucking will Require Multiple Solutions: ACT Expo Panel

May 16, 2022Truck manufacturers, energy providers, and fleets alike are sharing a common journey toward sustainable transportation. Just don’t expect any single energy source to answer every need.

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Survey Cites Fleets’ Growing Acceptance of Alt Fuels, Sustainable Tech

May 16, 2022Overall use of clean fuels and advanced vehicle technologies is rapidly progressing, according to a recent survey of 250 public, private and municipal fleets. But industry experts added that many thorny issues remain.

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More Fleets Are Adding Clean Vehicles, Report Finds

May 16, 2022Nearly 85% of fleets expect zero-emission technology use to grow, according to the third State of Sustainable Fleets report. A record-setting crowd has showed up to ACT Expo to learn more about clean technology and its potential path to commercialization.

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On the Glide Path to Net Zero

May 16, 2022The State of Sustainable Fleets report found that fleet use of clean fuels and advanced vehicle technologies is rapidly progressing.

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ACT Expo Comes to a Historic Conclusion

May 13, 2022At the end of the final day, ACT Expo 2022 surpassed the previous year’s event by more than 3,000 attendees with more than 8,500 industry stakeholders signing up for the event.

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Carrier Transicold Offers Emissions Reduction Through Sustainable Transport Refrigeration

May 10, 2022Carrier Transicold’s range of electric transport refrigeration and cooling products help lower emissions for customers across the “cold chain."

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