Topic: Fleet Deployment

Volvo LIGHTS award winners

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Wins SCAG Sustainability Award

May 24, 2022The Southern California Association of Governments recently awarded the Volvo LIGHTS project with its 2022 Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability award.

Volvo LIGHTS

Volvo LIGHTS

Lessons Learned from Volvo LIGHTS Leading the Charge Forward

May 20, 2022A recently released guidebook from the Volvo LIGHTS project is offering fleets insight into how to move forward with the wide-scale adoption of electric trucks.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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Daimler to Deploy 800 eCascadias to Sysco

May 19, 2022Food service distributor Sysco Corp. and Daimler Truck North America jointly announced Sysco’s letter of intent to deploy 800 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors by 2026.

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Fleets Share Progress, Frustrations on the Race to Cut Carbon Emissions

May 16, 2022Fleets will ultimately bear the brunt of efforts to reduce trucking’s impact on the climate crisis. And at the third and final Roundtable Discussion at ACT Expo, four fleets discussed how they’ve tackled the sustainability challenge — and the long road still ahead.

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VTNA Announces Pair of Groundbreaking Orders, Autonomous Tech

May 9, 2022Volvo Trucks North America customers NFI and QCD are both increasing their investments in electromobility solutions with their latest orders of a total of 90 Volvo VNR Electric trucks

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SoSF 2022 Report: Accelerating Use of Clean Tech

May 9, 2022In the third annual State of Sustainable Fleets Market Brief, transportation fleets continued to report that their use of clean fuels and advanced vehicle technologies is rapidly progressing.

ACT Expo

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EVs Will Work In Some Heavy-Duty Regional Haul Applications

May 6, 2022Big trucks are electrifiable today. Maybe not all big trucks, but certain heavy-duty diesel trucks can be replaced with battery-electric trucks. I say this with certainty based on what we learned from the four Class 8 regional haul tractors that participated in last fall’s Run on Less – Electric demonstration. One of these vehicles, a...

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

Zero-Emission Truck Trial OK’d for California Ports

April 26, 2022Long Beach harbor commissioners on April 25 approved an agreement — hailed as groundbreaking — that will deploy 100 battery-electric trucks to the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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Why These Fleets Use Renewable Diesel Fuel

April 21, 2022More and more fleets are using renewable diesel to lower emissions, which is chemically similar to petroleum but is 100% renewable.

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yellow electric school bus in front of school

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Electric School Bus Collaborative Formed to Help with Electric School Bus Transition

April 11, 2022The National Association of Pupil Transportation is joining the School Superintendents Association and the Association of School Business Officials International to create the Electric School Bus Collaborative, which aims to incorporate more state and community perspectives and information about transitioning to electric school buses.

via School Transportation News

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Los Angeles to Electrify Its Entire 10,000-Vehicle Fleet

April 11, 2022Los Angeles plans to electrify its fleet of more than 10,000 vehicles as part of an effort to become one of the first U.S. cities to rely on carbon-free energy by 2035.

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U.S. Xpress Explores How Kodiak AVs Can Fit Into its Fleet

April 8, 2022The giant carrier and trucking robotics company created the first autonomous freight route to Atlanta as they explore the right-sized AV routes so humans can focus on hauls closer to home.

via Fleet Owner

Electric truck. Grass truck with a wire and a plug from the sock

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Educate Your Fleet on Electrification Funding

February 16, 2022While there are still some questions surrounding fleet electrification, more and more case studies are showing that this evolving clean technology can be applied to several types of on-road fleets.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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Understanding Third-Party Designation Risks in the LCFS Program

February 14, 2022Complying with LCFS requirements and managing trades can be complicated, leading some fleets to contract credit generation to third parties, which can come with some risks.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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California Alternative Fuel Grants & Incentives: A Valley Fleet Support Virtual Workshop

February 12, 2022Valley Fleet Support will host a virtual workshop to discuss five incentive programs for California fleets on February 15, 2022.

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USPS Reiterates Commitment to EV Rollout for Largest Federal Fleet

February 8, 2022The U.S. Postal Service says it remains committed to working with all its stakeholders as it pursues the fiscally responsible implementation of its Next Generation Delivery Vehicle program.

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