Fuel / Technology: Hybrid Drive

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Ford Maverick Modifies for Vocational Fleet Needs

June 8, 2021Ford is on an electric roll, launching the all-new compact pickup, the Ford Maverick.

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DOE Tool Allows Consumers to Estimate Localized Upstream GHG Emissions for EVs and PHEVs

June 2, 2021The US Department of Energy has published a Beyond Tailpipe Emissions Calculator that provides estimates of total greenhouse gas emissions associated with driving an electric vehicle  or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, including emissions from the production of electricity used to power the vehicle.

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VW Funding Webinar June 9, 11:00am PT

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VW Funding for Combustion Freight and Marine Projects Available Statewide in June

May 27, 2021For a comprensive overview of available funding, join South Coast AQMD for a one-hour complimentary webinar on June 9th at 11:00am PT.

Albertsons infrastructure for eTRUs

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Learning from an Early Adopter: Albertsons reduces emissions, costs by deploying eTRUs

May 25, 2021The nation-wide grocery provides lessons learned for fleets amidst uncertainty with CARB’s pending regulations for zero emission eTRUs.

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Hyliion still shows no sales even as hybrid truck deliveries grow

May 12, 2021Hyliion now has delivered 30 trucks with its electronic axle-based hybrid system that boosts the power and efficiency of a diesel or natural gas-powered Class 8 truck.

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ComEd Green Fleet Recognized by Chicago Area Clean Cities

April 23, 2021ComEd was named a “Clean Fuels Champion” on April 21 by Chicago Area Clean Cities, a nonprofit coalition whose mission is to advance the energy, economic, and environmental security of the U.S. by supporting the reduction of petroleum consumption.

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Secretary Pete Buttigieg Unveils New Alternative Fuel Corridor Designations

April 23, 2021Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a new round of Alternative Fuel Corridor designations as part of the Biden administration’s push to advance electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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Allison Transmission’s eGen Flex Electric Hybrid Solution Introduced in NYC Transit Buses

April 22, 2021Allison Transmission’s eGen Flex, its next generation electric hybrid propulsion solution, will be put into revenue service at New York City Transit in May.

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Yamaha Motor accepting orders for prototype 350kW-class hyper-EV electric motor

April 14, 2021Yamaha Motor has developed an electric motor reaching the industry’s highest class in output density. This unit is aimed at use in hyper-EV models and other offerings in the high-output mobility segment; Yamaha is accepting orders for commissioned prototype development from April this year.

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Major fleets to test if Hyliion Hypertruck is in it for the long haul

April 8, 2021With the formation of the Hypertruck Innovation Council, Hyliion is ready to test how far its Class 8 battery/natural gas hybrid can go to cut fleets’ carbon footprint and fuel costs.

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Geotab Extend: Focus on EVs

March 26, 2021Fleet electrification has been a focus at Geotab Extend, a virtual learning and networking event for fleet professionals and industry partners, with executives discussing resale value, battery health, total cost of ownership, and cost of tracking.

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President Biden plans to fund clean transportation.

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Coalition Asks Biden Administration to Reduce Truck Emissions by Fall 2022

March 25, 2021A wide-ranging coalition of business, science and environmental groups is calling on the Biden administration to within the next 18 months set “multi-pollutant climate and clean air standards” that will eliminate particulate matter, oxides of nitrogen and greenhouse gas emissions from new freight trucks and buses.

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Redmark Adds Hybrid-Electric Upfits, Charging Services to Company Offerings

March 24, 2021Redmark, a provider of advanced fuel vehicle services in the Rocky Mountain Region, has formally launched its hybrid-electric upfits and charging station services program for fleets.

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Ports America Chesapeake orders 15 eco-efficient hybrid RTGs from Konecranes

March 12, 2021By January 2022, Ports America Chesapeake (PAC) will have 15 new hybrid rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes from Konecranes to expand operations and reduce diesel emissions at Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal.

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XL Fleet Introduces Silverado HD Plug-In Hybrid Drive System

March 8, 2021XL Fleet announced the market’s first plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) Chevy Silverado 2500/3500 HD and GM 3500/4500 Chassis at the virtual 2021 Work Truck Show on March 8. The announcement adds further details to the company’s November announcement of its intent to develop PHEVs for certain GM vehicles.

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Fleet Awards for ACT Expo 2021

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Nominations Open for 2021 ACT Expo Fleet Awards

March 1, 2021Fleet Awards to highlight ongoing sustainability efforts from fleets across the country and from every major on-road transportation sector.

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