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DHL, Ford Pro Considering Charging Options for 2,000 Electric E-Transits

December 8, 2022DHL and Ford Pro recently announced a partnership that will see 2,000 electric E-Transit vans going to DHL locations around the globe by the end of 2023.

via Hard Working Trucks

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Commentary: $1B Balance Sheet Could Help Limit TuSimple’s Reputation Damage

December 8, 2022The abandonment of TuSimple Holdings by investors, its manufacturing partner and a host of others suggests the one-time leader in autonomous trucking has hit bottom.

via FreightWaves

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Clean Fuels Comments on New SAF, Bio-Based Diesel Tax Incentives

December 7, 2022Clean Fuels Alliance America recently submitted a written response to the U.S. Treasury’s request for comments on Credits for Clean Hydrogen and Clean Fuel Production, urging the Treasury to utilize Argonne National Laboratory’s GREET model to measure the lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions of sustainable aviation fuel.

via Biomass Magazine

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TuSimple, Navistar End Autonomous Truck Partnership

December 6, 2022In a joint announcement, TuSimple and Navistar have announced an end to their nearly two-and-a-half-year partnership intended to co-develop SAE Level 4 autonomous semi-trucks for production by 2024.

via HDT

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3 Ingredients to Create the Charging Experience EV Drivers Want

December 6, 2022The shift from a transactional “pay at the pump” refueling experience to a relationship with a Charge Point Operator (CPO) will be one of the biggest customer experience shifts of the next decade.

via Clean Fleet Report

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Tesla Delivers Its First Electric Semis to PepsiCo

December 5, 2022Tesla Inc. has handed over the first of its long-awaited battery-electric Class 8 tractors to private fleet operator PepsiCo, kicking off customer deliveries for the vehicle originally unveiled more than five years ago.

via Transport Topics

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Fleets Begin to Get a Feel for the Future of Moving Freight

December 5, 2022Autonomous trucking test cases are piling up. But with the future on the line, the technology companies and OEMs still are focused on ensuring safety before removing humans from the middle mile.

via Fleet Owner

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Last-Mile Operations Slow to Adopt EVs

December 1, 2022Short routes that allow for vehicles to be home nightly have been identified as an ideal fit for EVs, but a new report from DispatchTrack found that while 85% of supply chain organizations would consider adding EVs to save on fuel costs, only 14% are currently deploying them or plan to do so in the...

via FreightWaves

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2022: A Pivotal Year for Advanced Air Mobility

December 1, 2022Although it is still very much a nascent industry, 2022 has proven to be a pivotal year for advanced air mobility, as vehicle manufacturers and regulators alike have taken some monumental steps toward making that dream a reality.

via Aviation International News

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Honda to Introduce Hydrogen-Electric Plug-in CUV in 2024

November 30, 2022Honda says it will launch a plug-in fuel-cell-electric-vehicle (FCEV) version of the newly redesigned CR-V in 2024.

via WardsAuto

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Investing in New Electric Buses? Technologies to Consider to Further Modernize Your Fleet

November 30, 2022As of 2021, only about 1 percent of the nation’s 480,000 school buses were electric. However, interest in electric school buses is gaining momentum. In part, this momentum is being fueled by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Bus Program.

via STN Online