Fuel / Technology: Electric Drive

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What Does Daimler Truck Spin-Off Mean for North America?

November 12, 2021While the chip shortage and other constraints have affected Daimler Trucks North America as they have other vehicle manufacturers, the company’s still number one in Class 6-8 market share and plans to stay there as it pushes forward with zero-emissions, autonomous, and connected-vehicle technologies.

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Workhorse Overhaul Could Lead to More than Electric Vans

November 11, 2021Workhorse Group reported negative revenue and profits in Q3 as new CEO Rick Dauch grounded production of the C-1000 electric delivery van, jettisoned 25% of the hourly workforce, overhauled the executive leadership and dropped a lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service over the company’s unsuccessful bid to build battery-powered mail trucks.

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Greenlots Becoming Shell Recharge Solutions, Fostering Greater Access to Commercial Transportation Electrification

November 10, 2021Greenlots recently announced that in early 2022, the company will become Shell Recharge Solutions, helping to further deliver lower-carbon transportation for commercial fleets, businesses, cities, and public charging.

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TCO Big Driver for Fleets Considering Clean Tech

November 10, 2021TCO is one the most important parts of making alternative fuel vehicle purchase decisions. Learn more about TCO in an upcoming webinar.

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Electric Trucks Make Sense — We Have the Data to Prove It

November 10, 2021As more electric trucks hit the road, your wine, beer, snacks, international packages, and more may be delivered in an electric truck.

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Geely’s Farizon Auto Reveals Homtruck Commercial Vehicle Variations

November 9, 2021The Homtruck focuses on efficiency, driver and pedestrian safety, and offers breakthroughs in sustainable powertrains, including range extender, methanol hybrid, and pure electric with a battery swapping option.

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SEA Electric Proves Depot-Based Renewable Power Plant Strategy

November 9, 2021Featuring an array of 250 x 400W solar panels, the system is currently tracking at 90% carbon positive, having produced 24MWH of energy to date.

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ELMS Plans Production of Class 3 Urban Utility Commercial EV

November 8, 2021Electric Last Mile Solutions Inc. is moving ahead with plans to launch the Urban Utility vehicle, a Class 3 commercial electric vehicle targeting more than 5,700 lbs. of max payload, more than 11,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight rating and approximately 125 miles of range.

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Hyundai Teases All-Electric SUV Concept

November 5, 2021Hyundai Motor Company on Nov. 4 revealed teaser images of the sleek and spacious SEVEN, an all-electric SUV concept to be fully unveiled at AutoMobility LA later this month, according to a news release.

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Endeavor BI Releases CEV Adoption Report

November 5, 2021The 58-page report provides analysis of proprietary research from 270 fleet organizations to deliver insights to manufacturers and builders on fleet types investing in CEVs, reasons and methods for adoption, applications, and perceived challenges.

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Lightning eMotors, ABC Companies Deliver Electric Double-Decker Motor Coach

November 4, 2021Lightning eMotors and ABC Companies have sold their battery electric double decker motor coach to All Aboard America! Holdings, the fourth largest motor coach operator in the U.S.

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FCCC Launches Electric MT50e Walk-in Van

November 4, 2021Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. has launched the MT50e, its all-electric, medium-duty Class 5 walk-in van focused on meeting the demands of last-mile delivery.

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Kenworth Launches EV Technician Training, Certification Program

November 3, 2021The seven-course curriculum offers a variety of classroom and virtual training on service systems, electrical principles, electrical systems, and more.

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Ford’s New Custom Electric Pickup Truck is a Blast from the Past

November 3, 2021Ford recently unveiled a custom truck that combines its past with its future electrification plans, including its highly anticipated F-150 Lightning pickup in 2022.

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U.S. DOE Announces More than $127 Million for SuperTruck 3

November 3, 2021The SuperTruck 3 announcement, made by both Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, could help advance the use of zero-emission vehicles within the trucking sector.

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EV Plan Runs Afoul of USMCA, Canada Parts Chief Warns

November 1, 2021President Joe Biden’s proposed incentives for U.S. electric-car buyers could be challenged under the North American trade pact, a Canadian auto industry leader warned.

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