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ACT Expo Recap: Diesel’s Longevity, New Electric School Buses + Alt. Transportation Convo

May 23, 2023Ryan and Tony delve into the latest trends and green technology shared at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Southern California, where industry leaders shared thoughts on the continued use of diesel and introduced new electric buses.

via STN

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Cummins Partners with Heliox on New Fleet EV Chargers

May 22, 2023The mobile and stationary DC fast-chargers offer fleets early charging infrastructure flexibility, according to Cummins, which will sell and service the equipment in North America.

via Fleet Owner

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Challenges Seen for California’s Advanced Clean Fleets Rule

May 22, 2023The regulation has been criticized by a number of trucking stakeholders, including American Trucking Associations, who say the regulation’s timelines are unrealistic.

via Transport Topics

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Cummins’ Accelera Unit Kicking Off Hydrogen Electrolyzer Manufacturing

May 19, 2023Accelera by Cummins, the zero-emissions business segment of Cummins Inc., has initiated operations for electrolyzer production in Fridley, Minn. – its first electrolyzer production site in the U.S.

via NGT News

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Inside a Lab Testing the Future of EV Batteries

May 19, 2023Inside a modest brick building on the University of Michigan campus, scientists focus on solving some of the biggest problems with electric vehicle batteries — and trying to fix them before they threaten the industry’s rapid growth.

via E&E News

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Alabama Starts Its First Renewable Biodiesel Production

May 18, 2023Alabama has taken steps toward building the state’s first renewable diesel production facility in Mobile using soybean oil from state farmers to make low-carbon fuel.

via Transport Topics

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Indiana Clean Cities Coalition Looks to Help Fund Green School Buses

May 17, 2023Drive Clean Indiana, the state’s only U.S. Department of Energy designated Clean Cities Coalition, seeks eligible applicants to apply for projects that will provide access to clean transportation options, which includes school buses.

via STN

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Volvo Trucks Road-Tests Hydrogen-Electric Models

May 17, 2023Volvo Trucks, saying hydrogen-fuel-cell trucks will be an important part of its zero-exhaust-emission product portfolio, announced that its FCEV trucks have passed an important milestone, being test-driven on public roads in the Arctic Circle.

via HDT

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Former Daimler Truck CEO becomes chairman of Proterra

May 17, 2023Retired Daimler Truck North America CEO Roger Nielsen is taking over as chairman of Proterra Inc., the electric bus and battery pack maker.

via FreightWaves

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Report: Electricity to Power a Quarter of Global Transportation by 2050

May 16, 2023A new report from DNV on transportation transitions shows all global modes of transportation are working to reduce emissions and reliance on fossil fuels. Europe, North America, and China are frontrunners in battery-electric vehicle adoption.

via Fleet Owner

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Torc Robotics, C.R. England Team on Autonomous Pilot

May 16, 2023Torc Robotics and C.R. England are teaming up on a pilot program that leverages the refrigerated carrier’s temperature-controlled loads and the self-driving-vehicle technology company’s Level 4 autonomous trucks.

via Transport Topics

Mandates On Zero Emission Vehicles Are Changing California’s Job Market. What You Should Know

May 11, 2023The momentum is only gaining for the biggest transition in transportation since the rise of gas-powered vehicles, with big implications for improving local air pollution and slashing planet-heating emissions.

via LAist

How the ACT Expo Became Trucking’s ‘Big Splash’

May 10, 2023Over its dozen years, the ACT Expo has defied the trajectory of many industry trade shows. A comfortable, easygoing affair in Southern California’s Long Beach Convention Center outgrew its venue in 2022, when 8,000 attendees packed the house.

via FreightWaves

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ACT Expo 2023: The Future of Clean Transportation

May 10, 2023Rich DeMuro visits the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Anaheim where the latest sustainable vehicles and technologies are on display including those powered by electricity, hydrogen and biofuels.

via KTLA

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Watch: 3 New Electric Trucks Announced at ACT Expo

May 10, 2023Among the new trucks making their debut were the Rizon family of trucks, the Freightliner eM2 and the Lion5. All of these are battery electric vehicles are equipped with the latest technology in the zero-emission vehicle market.

via CCJ

ACT Expo Recap: Focus on Clean Transportation Technology

May 10, 2023Hydrogen fuel cell and battery-electric truck platforms headlined this year’s event, which focuses heavily on the trucking, commercial vehicle and fleet management segments.

via Automotive News