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Diesel Trucks May Get New Life in Electrified World

July 15, 2021Over the next two decades, the electric truck sector that comprises a few measly percentage points of total commercial vehicle market share will become a dominant force in transportation.

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Volvo Group CTO Lars Stenqvist

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Volvo Group CTO to Map Out OEM’s Electric, Fuel Cell Plan for ACT Expo Attendees

July 15, 2021Volvo Group CTO Lars Stenqvist will bring the global brand’s plan for the future to light during a fireside chat at this year’s ACT Expo.

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XL Fleet Introduces Hybrid-Electric Drive Upfit for Isuzu NPR-HD

July 14, 2021XL Fleet recently announced its XL Hybrid electric drive system is now available as an upfit solution for the Isuzu NPR-HD.

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Cummins Tests Hydrogen Fueled Internal Combustion Engine

July 13, 2021Cummins began testing a hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine.The proof-of-concept test is building on Cummins’ existing technology in gaseous-fuel applications and powertrain to create new a power solution.

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Electric Truck Bootcamp #9: Global Perspectives

Webinar Date: August 10, 2021 at 10:00am PSTAttend the ninth Electric Truck Bootcamp webinar to learn about EV deployment strategies and innovations happening around the globe.

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Amazon: Emissions are Up, Carbon Intensity is Down

July 12, 2021Amazon’s carbon emissions went up in 2020, but its carbon intensity went down, according to the company’s recent sustainability report. Amazon’s overall carbon emissions increased by 19% in 2020, the report said.

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Fleets Are Ready for Run on Less – Electric

July 8, 2021In preparation for this year’s Run on Less, NACFE conducted pre-interviews with the fleets to find out their thoughts ahead of the upcoming event. The most common response? “Bring it on.”

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Running on 100% Biodiesel? Yeah, That’s Happening

July 8, 2021Biodiesel has been used by North American truck fleets for more than two decades, so most commercial fleets know what it is and that it is typically blended with petroleum diesel. For example, B20 is a fuel that’s 20% biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel.

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VW Funding Webinar June 9, 11:00am PT

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Secure Funding for California Combustion Freight & Marine Projects – July 21 Webinar

Watch this webinar recording to learn about the second solicitation of $26 million in Volkswagen Settlement funding available to entities throughout California for Combustion Freight and Marine Projects.

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VW Funding Solcitation Open

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VW Funding for Combustion Freight and Marine Projects Available Statewide in California

July 7, 2021For a comprensive overview of available funding, join South Coast AQMD for a one-hour complimentary webinar on July 21st at 11:00am PT.

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Sunbelt Rentals Orders Peterbilt Model 579EVs for Fleet

July 7, 2021Sunbelt Rentals is acquiring five Peterbilt battery-electric Model 579EVs for use in delivering rental machinery to and from job sites around the country.

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Volvo, Daimler, Traton to Develop Electric Charging Network in Europe

July 6, 2021Volvo Group, Daimler Truck and Traton Group plan to develop a public charging network for battery-electric heavy-duty trucks in Europe.

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Hyzon Motors Joins Hygrogen Heavy-Duty Vehicle Consortium

July 2, 2021New York-based Hyzon Motors Inc., a supplier of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell-powered heavy vehicles, says it is participating in the newly established HyTrucks consortium in Europe.

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Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell Fleet Passes 1 Million Km Mark

July 2, 2021Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility’s fleet of XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks has collectively exceeded 1 million kilometers of driving in 11 months of service in Switzerland. During that time, the fleet has reduced CO2 emissions by more than an estimated 630 tons, compared to diesel-powered vehicles.

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Daimler, Navistar, Volvo Ordered to Report Autonomous Truck Crashes

July 1, 2021Federal regulators have ordered manufacturers and operators of trucks equipped with Level 2 advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) or Levels 3-5 automated driving systems (ADS) to report crashes.

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Get Ready for Wave 2 of HVIP Funding Requests

July 1, 2021Wave 2 of funding requests for the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) kicks off at 10 a.m. Pacific on Tues., August 10.

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