Fuel / Technology: EV

ACT News Talks Tech: Blink Charging’s Jay Hudson

April 8, 2024Jay Hudson, director of fleet and government at Blink Charging, discusses how fleets can overcome the most common roadblocks associated with fleet electrification and utilizing data analytics to reduce operational costs.

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Natural Gas, Battery-Electric Vehicles and the Long-Term Future

April 3, 2024NACFE’s recent report looks at where natural gas fits into the trucking industry and addresses some of the opportunities and challenges fleets will face if they make the move to natural gas.

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EPA Sets Stricker Phase 3 Emission Standards, Industry Reacts

April 1, 2024After almost a year since the proposed rule was introduced, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its Phase 3 emission standards, ruffling more than a few feathers along the way.

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Pair of SoCal Stations Ready for HDBEV Ramp Up

March 22, 2024A pair of recent of announcements by Einride and Penske/Hitachi is ensuring that battery-electric commercial vehicles will have more chances to charge.

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ACT Expo Unveils Impressive Speaker Lineup for 13th Annual Event

March 12, 2024Throughout the four-day event, industry leaders and innovators will share insights, strategies, and success stories through a dynamic program featuring fleet case studies, executive panels, keynotes, technical workshops, and breakout sessions.

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Financing a Successful Transition to Electric

March 4, 2024Technology advances and regulations around electrifying medium- and heavy-duty vehicles are leading many fleet owners and operators to transition to electric sooner than they might have originally planned.

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A Roadmap to Securing Federal Funding for Grid and Fleet Upgrades

February 27, 2024With grid and fleet upgrades more important than ever, federal funding for clean transportation and energy projects can help with the high initial costs, if you know where to look and how to secure it.

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Investing in Tomorrow: The Role of Public Charging Infrastructure in California’s Clean Energy Future

February 2, 2024With regulations such as ACF pushing fleets to electrify their operations at an increasing rate through 2035, California needs to overcome multiple significant barriers to make this vision a reality.

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Transportation’s Biggest Names to Headline ACT Expo 2024

February 1, 2024Top executives from J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., Pilot Travel Centers LLC, Penske Truck Leasing, Peterbilt, Navistar, Daimler Truck North America, Volvo Trucks North America, and Mack Trucks North America confirmed to speak.

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Is EV Battery Recycling a Remedy for Battery Mineral Sourcing Concerns?

January 31, 2024As the U.S. looks to secure its critical mineral supply, a particular EV component has increasingly come into the spotlight: the battery.

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Diverse Strategies Facilitating Clean Transportation from Federal to Local Levels

January 29, 2024Even within the framework of the Inflation Reduction Act, it is at the state and local level where some of the most innovative examples of climate leadership reside.

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Volvo Trucks President to Give Insight into the Future of Commercial Transport at ACT Expo 2024

January 10, 2024Volvo Trucks President Roger Alm will present an engaging keynote address on the 2024 ACT Expo mainstage, providing attendees with unique insight into the future of commercial transportation at the 13th annual show.

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Embracing the Advanced Clean Trucks Rule, or Not?

January 10, 2024Despite the many states who quickly adopted the ACT rule, 2023 saw the first instances of unexpected retreats from the effort, reflecting an evolution in the zero emissions approaches taken by medium- and heavy-duty fleets.

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New Federal Guidance on Critical Minerals Signals Changes for EVs

January 8, 2024With an administration that has set an EV precedent and an ambitious target of 50% of EV sale shares in the U.S. by 2030, new federal guidances aim to help change how and where the critical minerals used to produce EVs will be sourced and processed.

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CA Drayage Fleets Get Reprise from Clean Fleets Rule

January 2, 2024In a recent letter to the California Trucking Association, CARB stated it will delay enforcement of certain provisions until the EPA makes its final decision on ACF waivers.

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Top 10 ACT News Articles of 2023

December 21, 2023Everything from EVs and fuel cells to propane and infrastructure filled out the top 10 news articles this year.

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