Fuel / Technology: Efficiency

SAE International Researches Efficient Methods for Wireless EV Charging

October 26, 2020SAE International has published two new documents that give electric vehicles a safe and efficient method for transferring power from a charging station to a vehicle.

via NGT News

Plan Early for Electric-Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

October 23, 2020Electric trucks promise benefits as diverse as lower emissions and a quiet ride. But fleets looking at the equipment might want to research the related charging infrastructure long before trucks roll off an assembly line.

via TruckingInfo.com

Shell launches E-Fluids

October 20, 2020Now fluids portfolio developed to improve reliability, efficiency, performance of commercial vehicles with electric powertrains

via Bulk Transporter

EV Charging Infrastructure: Who’s Got the Plug?

October 20, 2020Last month the world hit a new milestone as the number of public electric vehicle charging stations reached the one million mark.

via Clean Fleet Report

GM Unveils Factory ZERO

October 19, 2020General Motors says its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center will be known as Factory ZERO, reconfigured to an all-electric vehicle assembly plant.

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Shell launches e-fluids for electric CVs

October 19, 2020The Shell E-Fluids range for commercial vehicles consists of e-transmission fluids, e-greases and battery thermal fluids.

via Fleet Owner

Funding the Next Generation of Efficient, Electric, Grid-Interactive Communities

October 19, 2020U.S. homes and commercial buildings consume roughly two-fifths of the country’s overall energy, three-fourths of all electricity, and account for most of the peak electricity demand that drives generation and power grid infrastructure costs.

via Greentech Media

Developing High Power Charging for Fleets

Join this members only ACT Fleet Forum webinar on 10/20 at 11 a.m. PT to learn about leading technology developers who are pushing the boundaries on developing and standardizing charging of 1MW and higher.

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Sysco Tests Freightliner eCascadia in California

October 12, 2020Food service distribution provider Sysco Corp. announced it is testing in California an all-electric Freightliner eCascadia from Daimler Trucks North America.

via Transport Topics

Allison Transmission’s new eGen Flex hybrid system

October 9, 2020Allison Transmission has launched its new zero-emission vehicle (ZEV)-capable electric hybrid system, the eGen Flex, as the initial product offering under its new Allison eGen brand.

via Charged EVs

Sustainability ranks high among shippers’ priorities, study shows

October 9, 2020More than 80% of shippers say they are more focused on sustainable business practices today than they were three years ago—and they say their supply chains are vital to achieving “green” goals.

via Supply Chain Quarterly

Hino’s Project Z drives toward zero-emission MD and HD trucks

October 6, 2020The truck maker unveiled its path to ZEV for Class 4 through Class 8 trucks with a mix of battery-electric and fuel-cell technologies that will be rolling out over the next few years.

via Fleet Owner

Freight companies exhibit near-zero NGVs in Port of Long Beach parade

October 6, 2020Southern California trucking companies have proudly showcased their near-zero-emission (NZE) natural gas vehicles in a clean truck parade to commemorate the opening of the new Port of Long Beach bridge.

via NGV Journal

Stena gives Volvo bus batteries a second life

October 6, 2020A new agreement between Volvo Buses and Stena Recycling subsidiary Batteryloop will give second lives to used EV batteries.

via Charged EVs

Near-Zero Emission Natural Gas Trucks Showcased By Fleets in Port of Long Beach Clean Truck Parade

October 5, 2020On Friday October 2nd, several Southern California trucking companies showcased their near-zero-emission natural gas trucks in a clean truck parade to commemorate the opening of the new Port of Long Beach bridge.

California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership

Canada May Extend Zero-Emissions-Vehicle Subsidies

October 5, 2020The Canadian government is likely to extend its Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles subsidy program, the Canadian Automobile Dealers Assn. predicts.

via WardsAuto