Topic: Fleet Deployment

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Workhorse Sues Postal Service Over Delivery Truck Contract

June 17, 2021Workhorse Group has sued the U.S. Postal Service over the government agency’s awarding of a piece of its $6.8 billion delivery truck contract to Oshkosh Corp., a move Workhorse had been considering since the award was announced in February.

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Learn from Ford, SoCalGas on Deploying Electric Class 2-3 Vehicles in Your Fleet

Webinar Date: June 29, 2021 at 1:00pm PSTJoin ACT News, Ford, and several California public utilities for a complimentary webinar on how to deploy electric Class 2-3 vehicles on Tuesday, June 29 at 1pm PT.

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FedEx Rolls out Nuro Autonomous Delivery Vehicle in Houston

June 15, 2021FedEx has been testing an autonomous delivery vehicle in the Houston area since April. The vehicle, a Nuro R2 model, is delivering parcels as part of a multiyear, multiphase agreement to pilot autonomous last-mile delivery.

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AC Transit Awards New Flyer Fuel Cell-Electric Heavy-Duty Transit Bus Order

June 15, 2021NFI Group Inc. says the Alameda Contra Costa Transit District has awarded NFI subsidiary New Flyer of America Inc. an order for 20 zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell-electric 40-foot Xcelsior CHARGE H2 heavy-duty transit buses.

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Why the Future of Long-Haul Heavy Trucking Probably Includes Lots of Hydrogen

June 15, 2021Technical experts and the climate-concerned public alike have long pushed the idea that the future will be one of clean electricity that powers just about all aspects of our life.

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Momentum Unveils New CNG System Ideal for Construction Applications

June 10, 2021

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Oshkosh Corporation Unveils Volterra Platform of Electric Fire and Emergency Vehicles

June 10, 2021Oshkosh Corporation’s Fire & Emergency segment unveiled the Volterra platform of electric vehicles with the introduction of two new trucks under the Pierce Manufacturing and Oshkosh Airport Products brands.

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Fleet Electrification: Fact or Fiction?

Webinar Date: June 24, 2021 at 11:00am PSTJoin ACT News & XL Fleet on June 24 at 11 am PT for a complimentary webinar on topics critical to fleet electrification.

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Innovative Transit Agency Uses Planning, Partnership to Maximize Cost Savings with EVs

June 4, 2021The Central California transit fleet provides lessons learned for fleets to deploy electric transit buses while reducing emissions and costs.

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Hyundai Upgrades World’s First Mass Produced Hydrogen Heavy Truck

June 4, 2021Hyundai Motor Company has released images of its newly upgraded XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass-produced, heavy-duty truck powered by hydrogen. With design and performance updates, Hyundai’s zero-emission heavy-duty vehicle will become even more attractive to corporate fleet customers all over the world.

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VW Starts Turning Greek Island into an EV Oasis

June 4, 2021Volkswagen launched its grand EV experiment on the Greek island of Astypalea this week, which the automaker plans to turn into a model for green mobility in Europe, using it as a lab of sorts for sustainable and carbon-neutral living.

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Hyzon Motors Secures Fuel Cell-Powered Truck Supply Order

June 3, 2021Hyzon Motors Inc., a global supplier of zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, has entered into definitive purchase agreements with subsidiaries of major Dutch transport companies Jan Bakker B.V and Millenaar & van Schaik B.V. to supply a total of up to 20 units of 50-ton hydrogen trucks.

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BYD Unveils New Battery-Electric Type D School Bus

June 2, 2021BYD, a provider of zero-emission energy solutions, says it is introducing a new battery-electric Type D school bus. With length options of 35, 38 and 40 feet, BYD says its Type D battery-electric school bus is ideal for transporting students to classes, field trips, as well as athletic and band events.

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Jumping Into the Electric Vehicle Pool

June 2, 2021As the trucking industry moves from EV prototypes to those in full production, there’s no time to waste in joining the zero-emission strategy.

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Gillig Receives Order For 44 Electric Buses In Utah

June 1, 2021Gillig, one of the largest U.S. bus manufacturers, has received a noticeable $44.2 million contract for electric buses and related charging infrastructure. In total 44 buses – 40-foot (12.2m) long – will be delivered to the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) and Park City Transit for use on heavily traveled corridors.

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Tennessee Allocates $10M to Help Buy Low NOx Medium & Heavy Trucks

June 1, 2021The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced that 26 entities will receive $9,724,683 in total grant funding to replace class 4-7 local freight trucks and class 8 local freight trucks with cleaner vehicles, including CNG-powered ones.

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