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Workhorse Withdraws Next-Gen Mail Truck Bid Protest

September 16, 2021Workhorse Group is withdrawing its protest of a multibillion dollar delivery truck contract that the U.S. Postal Service had awarded to Oshkosh Corp. after reconsidering the background of the bid as well as other business opportunities.

via FreightWaves

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Ford, Argo AI, Walmart Launch Autonomous Vehicle Delivery Service

September 16, 2021Ford Motor Company, Argo AI, and Walmart announced a new last-mile delivery service that will use Ford self-driving test vehicles equipped with the Argo AI Self-Driving System to deliver Walmart orders to customers.

via Fleet Forward

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Clean Motion Offers Electric Delivery Van That Charges Itself

September 16, 2021Swedish electric vehicle company Clean Motion has debuted Re:volt, a compact, strong and modular delivery van developed to meet the demand for sustainable last-mile transports in cities.

via NGT News

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Iveco, Nikola Launch JV Plant for Electric Trucks in Germany

September 16, 2021The partnership announced last September between Italy-based global commercial truck maker Iveco and U.S. based manufacturer of zero-emission trucks Nikola has entered a new stage with the unveiling on Sept. 15 of a facility to manufacture Nikola Tre electric heavy-duty trucks.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Ballard’s Next Generation of Zero-Emission Heavy-Duty Mobility

September 16, 2021To achieve net-zero emission by 2050, we need deep cuts in GHG emissions, especially within the transport sector which is responsible for 24% of direct CO2 emissions from fuel combustion.

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Chevron Strengthens Investments in U.S. NGV Refueling Infrastructure

September 15, 2021Chevron U.S.A. announced the signing of definitive agreements to form a joint venture with Mercuria Energy Trading to own and operate American Natural Gas and its network of 60 CNG stations across the U.S.

via NGV Journal

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Navigating the EV Sea Change Through Partnerships

September 14, 2021As the trucking industry navigates the transition to electric vehicles, more and more partnerships are developing among fleets, manufacturers, and commercial vehicle suppliers.

via Fleet Owner

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Embark Knits BYD Electric Trucks with its Autonomous Tractors for Cleaner Air

September 14, 2021Autonomous software developer Embark Trucks is coordinating HP Inc.’s use of BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks (BETs) to pick up and drop off loads of computer products where Embark’s supervised autonomous trucks can take over for freeway transit.

via FreightWaves

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NACFE’s Run on Less – Electric Demo Nears Finish Line

September 13, 2021With less than a week to go, the North American Council on Freight Efficiency’s Run on Less – Electric is getting close to its exciting conclusion.

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NGVAmerica: Passing the Infrastructure Bill Will Advance a Carbon-Negative Transport Future

September 13, 2021The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 includes multiple opportunities to improve not just the health of our planet, but of its people.

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica)

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Democrats Unveil New EV Tax Credit Proposal

September 13, 2021Democrats in Washington want to include a significant new incentive to buy electric vehicles in their $3.5 trillion social spending bill, according to a new plan revealed by the House Ways and Means Committee.

via Transport Topics

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Penske Pilots Software to Support Electric Truck Charging

September 13, 2021As Penske Truck Leasing continues to expand its fleet electrification efforts, the company is evaluating related technologies to support the emerging charging needs of battery electric trucks.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Fleet Spotlight: Gemini Motor Transport – Delivering and Using Diverse Fuel Solutions for Love’s

September 10, 2021Gemini’s expansive fleet fueled with a portfolio of alternative fuels including CNG, RNG, biodiesel, and renewable diesel.

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Driving Advancements in Electric Trucks via Run on Less – Electric Workshop

September 10, 2021NACFE and RMI recently hosted an electric truck workshop at ACT Expo, discussing the challenges that remain regarding their adoption.

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New York Governor Signs Bill Ending Sales of New Fossil Fuel Cars

September 10, 2021Legislation that directs the Department of Environmental Conservation to establish regulations to ensure that 100% of new passenger vehicles are electric by 2035 and that medium- and heavy-duty vehicles are electric by 2045 was signed by Gov. Hochul into law.

via NGT News

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Honda, Cruise to Start Testing Program, Launch Autonomous Vehicle Service Business in Japan

September 10, 2021Honda will start a testing program for autonomous vehicles in September 2021, taking a step toward an autonomous vehicle mobility service business in Japan, which Honda is planning to launch under collaboration with Cruise and General Motors.

via Green Car Congress