Topic: Fleet Investments

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.

via Transport Topics

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WattEV’s Electric Highway Energized by Port Connection

May 10, 2022The Port of Long Beach will be the southern hub of WattEV’s planned heavy-duty Electric Truck Charging Network.

ACT Expo

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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

ACT Expo

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

Prologis Henrick Holland

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Prologis Mobility’s Henrik Holland Addresses Partner Solutions to EV Challenges

May 2, 2022Prologis head offers solutions to the challenges fleets face when attempting to electrify.

ACT Expo

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How PepsiCo Plans to Use EVs to Meet Sustainability Goals

April 15, 2022The food and beverage giant is working on a “large-scale rollout and implementation of electric vehicles” as it looks to reduce direct emissions by 75% by 2030.

via Supply Chain Dive

Solectrac electric tractor

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Electrifying Tractors: Good for the Community, Good for the Consumer, Good for the Earth

April 13, 2022Electrifying the agricultural sector will help reduce emissions and create a cleaner, healthier community with less need for nationwide infrastructure development.

Solectrac

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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.

via Transport Topics

Anheuser-Busch Zero Emission BYD Truck

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AB InBev’s Zero-Emissions Fleet Recipe

April 7, 2022The world’s largest brewer is doubling down on climate-friendly transportation systems by collaborating with its clean-energy partners and prioritizing sustainable logistics.

via GreenBiz

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Performance Team Orders More than 100 Volvo VNR Electric Trucks

March 30, 2022Performance Team, a Maersk company, is ordering 110 more Volvo VNR Electric trucks — Volvo’s largest global order of Class 8 electric trucks to date, and bringing the fleet’s total commitment to 126 VNR Electrics.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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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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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.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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Local Communities Will Lead the Way on Electrification

February 1, 2022While there are increasing commitments globally and nationally, much of the implementation work will need to continue at the local level to meet the ambitious targets to accelerate electrification.

Electrification Coalition

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OEMs Must Drive Effort to Educate EV Buyers

January 17, 2022With automaker credibility on the rise of late, OEMs need to counter the myths and misconceptions that are slowing the EV transition.

via WardsAuto