Topic: Fleet Deployment

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The Road to Electrification for Medium-Duty Trucks

August 22, 2022Whatever path they take, there is a strong use case for battery-electric trucks in the box truck segment of the MD truck market

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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Growth Trends in the Propane Autogas Market

August 18, 2022Propane autogas is an effective clean fuel option for medium-duty fleets that need a range up to 400 miles per day and the ability to carry a heavier payload.

Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)

NGVs replace diesel fleets

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NGVs Well Positioned for a Clean Fleet Revolution

August 4, 2022natural gas vehicles (NGVs) are uniquely positioned to replace baseline diesel fleet operations easily and cost-effectively.

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ACT Expo 2023 Call for Abstracts Now Open

July 28, 2022ACT Expo is looking for dynamic and forward-thinking industry leaders to present case studies and compelling presentations across all weight classes and transportation sectors.

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Rivian’s New Chapter with Amazon Officially Begins

July 27, 2022Amazon is officially starting deliveries in its new custom all-electric Rivian Electric Delivery Vehicle. The tech giant’s new EDVs hit the road as of July 21 in cities all over the U.S., including Baltimore, Chicago, Nashville, Phoenix, San Diego and St. Louis.

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Upcoming Webinars to Highlight Case Studies in EV Transition

July 19, 2022A trio of upcoming ACT News webinars will give attendees a look into some interesting case studies pertaining to electric vehicle deployments, including insight into the steps these project stakeholders took to reach their goals.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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Walmart Buys 4,500 Canoo Electric Delivery Vehicles

July 12, 2022The vehicles will be used to deliver online orders in a sustainable way, which will contribute to Walmart’s goal to achieve zero-emissions by 2040.

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VIA EV Van

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Driver Retention Through EVs and Ergonomics

July 11, 2022The increased demand of the last-mile delivery sector has put a spotlight on another issue — recruiting and retaining good drivers.

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Developing an Effective Charging & Energy Strategy for Your Fleet’s EV Transition

Watch GNA, Ideanomics Energy, and its partners discuss how to create an effective electrification ecosystem team for your fleet.

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Electric Truck as a Service Delivers Timely ISR Compliance Solution

June 21, 2022WattEV’s innovative fleet electrification model provides relief to Southern California warehouse operators facing near-term penalties for diesel truck traffic.

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Fleets and Their Customers Are Driving Decarbonization

June 13, 2022OEM leaders lay out the path to zero-emission trucking, which will require fleets to plan far ahead to keep up with increasing pushes to decarbonize the evolving trucking and transportation industries.

via Fleet Owner

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.

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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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