Topic: Fleet Deployment

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Stellantis Reveals Plug-In Hydrogen Fuel Cell Van

April 2, 2021Stellantis – the automotive group created from the combination of the PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – announced today an all-new mid-power hydrogen fuel cell system architecture.

via Inside EVs

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Last-Mile Delivery Fleet Takes Delivery of Volvo VNR Electric

April 1, 2021Quality Custom Distribution, a national food service logistics provider, recently took delivery of a Volvo VNR Electric — the first zero-emission, battery-electric truck to be deployed in QCD’s fleet of more than 700 vehicles.

via TruckingInfo

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Lightning eMotors Secures Zero-Emission Delivery Truck Order from Fluid

March 31, 2021Lightning eMotors, a provider of purpose-built commercial electric vehicles for fleets, says Fluid Truck has ordered 40 additional zero-emission delivery trucks for its New York City fleet. The vehicles will be utilized by XPO Logistics and NAL Group in their support of IKEA Retail U.S. last-mile delivery efforts.

via NGT News

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IKEA U.S. to Convert New York Last-Mile Delivery Fleet to EVs by May 2021

March 31, 2021IKEA U.S. announced that it’s on track to have a fully operational fleet of 40 electric vehicle last-mile delivery trucks to service all five boroughs of the New York City market by May 2021. The fleet is currently operating at roughly 35% capacity and trucks are being delivered on an accelerated production schedule to meet...

via Fleet Forward

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Embark Announces First OEM-Agnostic Self-Driving Interface

March 31, 2021Autonomous technology company Embark announced a new self-driving system whose components and flexible interfaces are intended to be OEM-agnostic and accelerate fleet deployments.

via Transport Topics

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PepsiCo’s next act: Moving beyond the electric pilot

March 31, 2021Over the next decade, beverage giant PepsiCo will need to convert a large portion of the 27,000 trucks and vans that move its products — from bags of Cheetos to bottles of Mountain Dew — to electric and other zero-emission technologies.

via Greenbiz

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ABB, Amazon Web Services partner to help manage EV fleets

March 31, 2021Using machine learning and analytics, the fleet management solution aims to include charge planning and real-time monitoring with actions for vehicle health and servicing, along with EV route optimization based on time of day, weather, and use patterns.

via Fleet Owner

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Linamar, Partners Developing FCEV Delivery Vans for CARB Deployment Project

March 31, 2021Linamar Corp., an advanced manufacturing company, has entered the evaluation phase for the first fuel cell electric vehicle delivery vans in their technology contract with the Center for Transportation and the Environment, a non-profit, Atlanta-based organization that develops, promotes and implements advanced transportation technologies.

via NGT News

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Merchants Fleet Aligns with ChargePoint to Offer Services to Their Clients

March 31, 2021Merchants Fleet, a fast growing fleet management company, announced March 31 its alignment to offer services to clients with ChargePoint, an electric vehicle (EV) charging network.

via Fleet Owner

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Trucking’s EV endgame still far off, experts agree

March 31, 2021The road to electrification is wrought with complexity and opportunities, a panel of fleet experts found on a recent EV webinar.

via Fleet Owner

What’s Driving Electric Trucks?

Webinar Date: April 20, 2021 at 10:00am PSTJoin the first webinar in the Electric Truck Bootcamp series on April 20 at 10 am PT, hosted in partnership with NACFE and RMI.

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Fitting Renewable Fuels into Your Fleet’s Sustainability Strategy

March 30, 2021Despite mounting pressure to deploy zero-emission vehicles, renewable fuels still represent the best opportunity to slash emissions and meet sustainability goals today.

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Drive Electric Earth Day to Highlight EV Benefits

March 30, 2021Events will educate Americans about the benefits of electric transportation, from cleaner air to consumer savings to innovative jobs.

Plug In America

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Does Your ‘Zero-Emissions’ Vehicle Really Offer the Lowest Emissions?

March 30, 2021A recent study is making fleet owners think twice about the common perception that electric vehicles offer the lowest emissions.

Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)

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Vicinity Motors Receives Order for 10 Vicinity EV Buses

March 30, 2021Vicinity Motors Corp., formerly Grande West Transportation Group, has received orders for 10 Vicinity Lightning EV buses from its U.S. distribution partner ABC Companies.  

via Metro Magazine

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Peterbilt releases EV operating cost calculator

March 29, 2021According to the company, the calculator compares a variety of variables such as mileage per year, charging stations, vehicle price, and more, allowing for a detailed summary that will outline total electric costs and operating cost per vehicle.

via Fleet Owner