Topic: Fleet Deployment

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Coming Together on National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

October 21, 2020FCHEA spearheads this annual event by giving hydrogen its due through the celebration of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.

Fuel Cell Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA)

Kenworth electrifies flagship tractor

October 21, 2020The T680E zero-emission tractor now is available to order, the manufacturer said. Production is expected to begin next year.

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Canada Transitioning School Fleets to Propane Buses

October 20, 2020Students in the Halifax, Canada, area are now enjoying the environmental benefits of low-emission propane school buses.

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VTNA Awarded $21.7 Million in Grants to Deploy Electric Trucks

October 19, 2020Volvo Trucks North America announced it was awarded $21.7 million in federal and state grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for regional freight distribution and drayage.

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BYD to deliver 106 electric buses to Finland

October 19, 2020Electric bus maker BYD has secured its first order from Finland. Nobina, a bus transport group that operates throughout the Nordic region, has ordered 64 BYD e-buses for service in Helsinki and 42 for service in Turku.

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P&O Cruises receives first UK cruise ship to be powered by natural gas

October 19, 2020At 185,000 tons, 345m in length with 17 guest decks and setting new ground for guest experience, Iona is the first British cruise ship to be powered by LNG.

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Canadian startup launches INDIEGOGO funding campaign for low-cost electric self-charging solar tricycle produced in Pakistan

October 19, 2020A Canadian startup has launched an INDIEGOGO funding campaign to support the development of the VEGAN electric self-charging solar tricycle.

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Shell launches e-fluids for electric CVs

October 19, 2020The Shell E-Fluids range for commercial vehicles consists of e-transmission fluids, e-greases and battery thermal fluids.

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Toyota delivers a hydrogen-fueled popemobile to Pope Francis

October 16, 2020Pope Francis has received as a gift from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (CBCJ) a hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai adapted for his mobility needs. The

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Port Authority Doubles Electric Shuttle Bus Fleet at Airports, Becoming the Largest All-Electric Fleet on the East Coast

October 15, 2020The largest airport electric bus fleet on the east coast, comprising 36 buses and 19 chargers, is now fully operational three months ahead of schedule at Newark Liberty, John F. Kennedy International, and LaGuardia airports.

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Fluid Truck orders 600 Lightning Systems EVs

October 15, 2020Lightning Systems has revealed that Fluid Truck, a national truck rental platform, will incorporate 600 Lightning Electric vehicles onto its platform, with availability starting in Q4 of this year.

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Kenworth begins taking orders for Class 8 electric truck

October 15, 2020Kenworth will launch its first-ever Class 8 battery-electric truck in the U.S. and Canada in 2021, joining other major truck makers producing zero-emission heavy-duty models.

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Beverly Public Schools Begins to Electrify its Bus Fleet

October 14, 2020Beverly, Mass., and Beverly Public Schools have unveiled their first all-electric school bus, marking a significant milestone as the community transitions its fleet of school buses from diesel to battery-electric.

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Kenworth launches its first-ever Class 8 battery-electric model

October 14, 2020Kenworth announced the launch of the Kenworth T680E – the company’s first-ever, Class 8 battery-electric model.

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DB Schenker expands its electric fleet with 36 new FUSO eCanter vehicles

October 13, 2020International logistics service provider DB Schenker will bring a total of 36 additional FUSO eCanter vehicles into operation in eleven European countries.

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Mercedes eCitaro G electric bus to be available with solid-state batteries

October 13, 2020Scientists around the world are hard at work on solid-state batteries, which could offer significant technical and safety advantages over current lithium-ion designs.

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