Fuel / Technology: Electric Drive

Electric Bus Manufacturer Begins Autonomous Program in U.S.

May 4, 2017Proterra has announced the company is initiating an autonomous bus program with the University of Nevada, Reno, and its Living Lab Coalition partners.

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California Invests $600M in Zero-Emission Vehicles

May 4, 2017One major focus of these investments is to accelerate the market for the next generation of clean, heavy-duty trucks and buses.

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Advanced Electric Motor is Heart of UPS Fuel Cell Delivery Truck

May 2, 2017The “switched reluctance” motor uses fewer parts, costs less to manufacture, and causes the trucks to handle better.

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Kenworth To Build Class 8 Hydrogen Fuel Cell and CNG-Electric Hybrid Drayage Trucks

May 2, 2017Truck builder Kenworth is jumping into the hydrogen fuel cell race with a Class 8 drayage truck it expects to launch by the end of this year.

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UPS Launching World’s First Fuel Cell Electric Class 6 Delivery Truck

May 2, 2017The van was developed as part of a $10-million federal Department of Energy program.

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First Drive: Workhorse W-15 Electric Pickup Truck Offers Speed and Utility

May 2, 2017The electric pickup truck vying to be first to the commercial market has quite a pulse.

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ACT Expo Sets 2017 Program

March 7, 2017The stage is set for the 2017 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, the conference will feature the increasing array of commercially available and rapidly developing technologies for sustainable fleet operations.

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The VW Settlement: Identifying, Influencing, and Securing Funds

February 7, 2017Volkswagen is near to finalizing the last of three settlements, amounting to $21.8 billion in penalties, which resulted from the German automaker’s use of “defect devices” in their 2.0 and 3.0 liter diesel vehicles.

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Clean Trucks Program

January 5, 2017The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have come together once again to update their joint Clean Air Action Plan and Clean Trucks Program. 

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