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CARB to consider low NOx heavy-duty omnibus regulation on 27 August

August 11, 2020The California Air Resources Board will consider the proposed Heavy-Duty Low NOx Omnibus Regulation on 27 August 2020. The proposed regulation is intended to ensure reductions in smog-forming NOx and protect communities most impacted by air pollution.

via Green Car Congress

New report analyzes real-world performance of 100 e-buses in hot and cold weather

August 11, 2020How does the weather affect the performance of electric buses in real-world operation? Telematics specialist ViriCiti looked into that question, analyzing over 100 e-buses in the Netherlands over the course of several seasons and months.

via Charged EVs

FUSO Introduces Concept Truck: eCanter SensorCollect

August 11, 2020Daimler Trucks’ Japan-based subsidiary FUSO has recently showcased its leading role in the development of innovative trucks with advanced technologies. With its “FUSO Future Innovation Lab” event, the company introduced its innovative eCanter SensorCollect concept truck with a demonstration run at its Kawasaki headquarters.

via Fleet Forward

Emission impossible: how the Covid-19 crisis is impacting IMO 2020 enforcement

August 11, 2020IMO regulations governing the sulphur content of marine fuels came into force earlier this year, but what impact has the Covid-19 pandemic had in ports’ ability to enforce the new rules? Beth Bradley, a maritime law specialist and partner at commercial law firm Hill Dickinson, explains more.

via Ship Technology

Report: Climate change, air quality concerns drive clean truck adoption

August 11, 2020Historically trucking fleets have invested in alternative fuel vehicles as a way to reduce the total cost of ownership through lower fuel costs, but environmental factors are now driving investment in zero- or near-zero-emission trucking technologies.

via FreightWaves

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State of Sustainable Fleets Report Provides Fleet Insights on Clean Tech

August 11, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first comprehensive, technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

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US Coast Guard to consider regulations on autonomous vessels

August 10, 2020The country’s top maritime regulator is asking for the public’s view on the economic opportunities and the safety consequences of automated vessel technology as a precursor to potential regulations affecting commercial shipping in the United States.

via FreightWaves

Penske Truck Expands Heavy-Duty EV Charging Network

August 10, 2020Penske Truck Leasing, a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquartered in Reading, Pa., has opened its sixth heavy-duty electric vehicle (EV) charging station in Southern California.

via NGT News

Lightning Systems’ new energy division offers turnkey fleet charging solutions

August 10, 2020Lightning Systems, a Colorado-based manufacturer of commercial EVs, has launched a new division that will offer charging technologies and services to commercial and government fleets.

via Charged EVs

Challenges with autonomous truck adoption

August 10, 2020There are steps the industry must take now to pave the way for the next generation of vehicles.

via Fleet Owner

Red Hook Terminals Deploys Electric Truck Fleet

August 10, 2020Red Hook Terminals ordered a fleet of ten BYD 8Y allelectric yard tractors, from BYD’s local truck dealer, Hudson County Motors.

via Fleet Forward

$27 Million for Zero-Emission Trucks in California

August 10, 2020The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) recently approved $27 million in funding to replace higher polluting trucks with their zero-emission counterparts. The funding, which is part of the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust program, is the first installment from the $90 million available for the Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks category.

via TruckingInfo

Cox and Georgia Power Complete Large Fleet EV Charging Installation

August 10, 2020Cox Automotive announced completion of one of the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging single property installations in the southeast. The installation is at Cox Mobility’s Pivet Atlanta facility, located between downtown Atlanta and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

via Green Fleet Magazine

GreenPower Completes First EV Star CarGo+

August 10, 2020GreenPower Motor Company Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission electric-powered vehicles serving the cargo and delivery, transit, and school bus markets, announced that GreenPower has completed the first EV Star CarGo+ delivery box truck in collaboration with Marathon Truck Body of Santa Clarita, Calif., scheduled for customer delivery later this month.

via Green Fleet Magazine

Hydrogen fuel: Linchpin of electric truck maker Nikola’s business

August 10, 2020The focus on the stock price gyrations of electric truck startup Nikola Corp. (NASDAQ: NKLA) overlooks a major part of its business plan — making and selling hydrogen fuel for its fuel cell trucks and anyone who wants it.

via Freightwaves

Republic Services orders 2,500 electric garbage trucks from Nikola

August 10, 2020Republic Services is ordering 2,500 battery-electric truck garbage truck chassis from Nikola Corp. The record order justifies the startup electric truck maker’s decision to build its cabover Tre model in the United States after it launches in Europe next year.

via Freightwaves