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2021 Sustainable Fleets Report: Even More Insight on Clean Tech

January 19, 2021In 2021 the State of Sustainable Fleets report will build on the data gathered from fleets in 2020 and their clean technology efforts.

The State of Sustainable Fleets

XL Fleet Adds Ford F-550 Chassis to Powertrain Portfolio

December 16, 2020XL Fleet has expanded its line of electrified powertrains to include a hybrid electric drive system for the Class 5 Ford F-550 Super Duty chassis.

via NGT News

Essential Utilities Pilots Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Program

December 14, 2020Essential Utilities, a water and gas utility company based in Pennsylvania, launched a hybrid-electric vehicle pilot program in partnership with XL Fleet for its two most popular commercial GM vehicle platforms.

via Green Fleet Magazine

Scania to use solar trailer to power hybrid electric truck

October 12, 2020Truckers who operate in sunny climates—and their equipment providers—might want to pay attention to a solar trailer project getting under way in a land of midnight sun.

via Fleet Owner

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

Hyliion’s secret sauce isn’t electricity, it’s managing its use

October 8, 2020Hyliion points to natural gas fueling the on-board generator that makes electricity to power heavy-duty hybrid trucks. But the real mojo is unseen algorithms that manage the power for better fuel efficiency.

via FreightWaves

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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

Calculating the total cost of ownership for electric trucks

October 1, 2020Green technologies in the trucking industry bring many promises, including the potential for lower costs. From electric trucks to hydrogen fuel-cell trucks and hybrid engines, fleets stand to gain by investing in modern options.

via Transport Dive

Wegmans adds CNG truck with Hyliion powertrain to pull tandem trailer sets

September 30, 2020Wegmans, in partnership with Hyliion, has added a truck powered by compressed natural gas to its fleet equipped with the Hyliion Hybrid CNG system, allowing it to pull tandem trailer sets — a task previously only possible with Wegmans’ diesel trucks.

via Transport Dive

Scania introduces range of electric trucks

September 22, 2020Scania, a major Swedish manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has announced a pair of new plug-in trucks: a plug-in hybrid and a fully electric model.

via ChargedEVs

Scania Launches Plug-in Hybrid, Electric Trucks

September 16, 2020Scania, a Traton brand, has officially launched its range of plug-in hybrid and fully electric trucks with a focus on last-mile operations.

via TruckingInfo

Solstad partners with Westcon for sustainable technologies

September 15, 2020Solstad Offshore has signed a cooperation agreement with Westcon Power & Automation for the development of environmental and sustainable technologies.

via Ship Technology

Odyne and EnerDel Partner on Battery Supply

September 15, 2020Odyne Systems, LLC announced a multi-year agreement with EnerDel, Inc., a manufacturer of lithium-ion battery packs, to provide EnerDel’s PE500-403 Vigor + units for use in Odyne’s hybrid and electric systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

via TruckingInfo

Hyliion partners with Idealease to spotlight Class 8 hybrid trucks

August 19, 2020Hyliion Inc. is partnering with Idealease to get exposure — and orders — for its near-zero-emission diesel-electric hybrid powertrain system as the company’s public debut nears.

via FreightWaves

Sustainability Key Motivator for Early Fleet Adopters of Clean Vehicle Technologies

August 12, 2020While diesel and gasoline engines will still be the main power source for commercial vehicles for the next decade, fleets are now testing and buying sustainable vehicle technologies in record numbers.

via TruckingInfo.com

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ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)