Fuel / Technology: Hybrid Drive

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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State of Sustainable Fleets Reports on Clean Tech Across Fuels & Sectors

July 29, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

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Looking to Accelerate Fleet Electrification After COVID-19? Start with a Hybrid

July 29, 2020Commercial and municipal fleets throughout North America are adopting hybrid electric vehicles in large volumes today, with immediate fuel economy.

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“Advanced Transportation Investor Summit” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 21, 2020Join organizers of the largest advanced transportation event—ACT Expo—for a first-of-its-kind “Advanced Transportation Investor Summit,” at ACT Virtual.

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Dana is Focused on e-Propulsion and Reducing Their Environmental Impact

July 15, 2020An ACT Virtual Executive Interview with Ryan Laskey to learn how Dana is providing e-propulsion solutions for the vehicles of today and tomorrow.

Michigan Creates Office to Navigate Emerging Tech in Transportation

July 13, 2020There are 17 state of Michigan departments working on some aspect of the future of transportation mobility and electrification. And they’re not all talking to each other, said Trevor Pawl, Michigan’s chief mobility officer. Which is why the state is creating a centralized team to handle such issues, with the new Office of Future Mobility...

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ACT 101: EV Battery Sourcing and Lifecycle

July 1, 2020EV battery technology is a critical component for the growth of EV adoption and the advancement of a cleaner transportation system.

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Ford plans to go carbon neutral by 2050

June 24, 2020The Ford Motor Company aspires to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, according to the company’s 21st sustainability report released Wednesday. It is working with Ceres and the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to set scope 1, 2 and 3 environmental goals in line with the Paris Agreement.

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