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The Agility Propane Engine 488LPI

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Agility Introduces Propane Engine and CNG Walk-In Step Van

May 2, 2018Agility Fuel Solutions announced that it has received EPA certifications for its first alternative fuel engine. Simultaneously, Agility revealed a new CNG Morgan Olson walk-in step van.

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Hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric truck

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U.S. Hybrid Will Supply Battery and Fuel Cell Electric Powertrains for Dongfeng Trucks

May 2, 2018U.S. Hybrid Corp. (ACT Expo Booth 1827) has begun co-developing hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric trucks with China’s Dongfeng Motor Corp.

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Bill Combs, director of connected fleet at Penske Truck Leasing, speaking at the Connected Vehicle Technology Workshop

Connected Vehicle Technology Workshop Hosted by Penske

May 2, 2018ACT Expo kicked off the week with Connected Vehicle Technology workshop, hosted by Penske Truck Leasing.

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Trucking Executive Panel Objects to EPA Fuel Economy Rollback Plan

May 2, 2018“Stay the course” is the message a panel of leading clean vehicle developers, users and regulators in the wake of the Trump Administration’s plan to roll back tough fuel economy and emissions regulations.

Lion Plans Electric Truck Line, Deploys School Buses

May 2, 2018An electric bus maker wants to leverage its technology by offering a line of battery-powered trucks later this year.


U.S. Hybrid Powers World’s First Fuel Cell Street Sweeper

May 2, 2018The world’s first hydrogen fuel cell-powered street sweeper, and clean truck and bus deals with two of China’s biggest vehicle makers, underscore U.S. Hybrid’s growing role in the green vehicles arena.

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ROUSH Adds Electric Powertrain to its Clean Fuel Truck Offerings

May 2, 2018ROUSH CleanTech has developed a medium-duty electric powertrain for Class 6 and 7 trucks, the first non-combustion offering from the Michigan-based company.

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Dana and Workhorse Reveal Electric Axle for Class 5 Truck

May 2, 2018Commercial vehicle supplier Dana Inc. and electric truck manufacturer Workhorse Group unveiled a Class 5 van powered by a jointly-built electric axle.

Tropos Names Dealers for Its Low-Speed Utility EVs, Unveils Specialty Bodies

May 2, 2018Electric utility vehicle developer and distributor Tropos Motors (ACT Expo Booth 1327) has established a dealer network to sell and service the low-speed, all-electric ABLE chassis and the specialty work bodies it is developing for its emissions-free utility vehicle.

Kenworth Debuts Natural Gas-Electric Hybrid Truck

May 2, 2018Looking to grab a slice of the growing market for ultra clean heavy duty drayage and regional hauling trucks, Paccar’s Kenworth unit has developed a prototype natural gas-electric hybrid version of its Class 8, T680 day cab tractor.

Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing Electric Bus Recharges in 10 Minutes

May 2, 2018Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing (ACT Expo Booth 1803) unveiled an electric shuttle bus yesterday that can recharge in just 10 minutes.

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Lessons Learned And First Thoughts On Commercial Electric Vehicles

May 2, 2018Run on Less taught us that 10 MPG is achievable in today’s diesel-powered vehicles, but market developments in the electric vehicle space have focused some of our attention on the emerging market for electric trucks.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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Research Group Sees Electric Truck Technology Advancing Rapidly

May 2, 2018Electric vehicle technology is advancing rapidly and will make battery electric trucks a viable freight and logistics tool in the near future.

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Shell-AirFlow Venture to Launch Starship Hyper Fuel-Efficient Truck

May 2, 2018Fuel efficiency and freight transport typically exist at opposite ends of the spectrum, but a new Class 8 truck hopes to change that. It’s called the Starship.

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Sun-Powered Refrigerated Truck Trailer Slashes Diesel Emissions

May 2, 2018Keeping fresh goods refrigerated during transport is important for food safety, but it requires a lot of energy and creates pollution. View the full article at

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Motiv Introducing Weight-Shaving, Cost-Cutting Battery Controller for Its EV Chassis

May 2, 2018Electric truck developer Motiv Power Systems (ACT Expo Booth 1527) has developed a new unified battery controller that can cut costs, increase cargo capacity and speed up the build process for trucks based on its medium-duty EPIC chassis. View the full article at