Topic: Research

World EV Day

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World EV Day Driving eMobility Message Forward

September 9, 2022After a whirlwind of electric vehicle (EV) developments in the past few years, transportation sectors around the world have taken notice and are increasingly moving towards setting zero-emission goals with the help of EVs.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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Universities’ Research Aims to Make Railroads Climate Resilient

September 6, 2022While the rail industry is accustomed to seasonal disruptions such as winter blizzards, the possibility of even more extreme weather events as a result of climate change takes disruption threats to a new level.

via FreightWaves

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U-M Researchers Challenge USPS EV Environmental Study

August 29, 2022A new University of Michigan study finds that making the switch to all-electric mail-delivery vehicles would lead to far greater reductions in greenhouse gas emissions than previously estimated by the US Postal Service.

via Green Car Congress

ACT Expo

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.

ACT Expo

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Despite Net-Zero Push, Trucking Industry Heavily Reliant on Diesel

July 22, 2022A recent report shows how far the transportation industry remains from the net-zero goal.

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Analysis Shows How Emerging Fuels Power Commercial Truck Fleets

July 19, 2022A new analysis from Diesel Technology Forum highlights the role of existing and emerging fuels and technologies in powering the nation’s commercial trucks.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Analysis Emphasizes Need for Regulatory Support to Increase EV Demand

July 5, 2022A new Freedonia Group analysis finds that expanding regulatory support for the adoption of EVs by governments worldwide will boost sales of these units through 2026.

via NGT News

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Age of Electric Box Trucks Within Reach, NACFE Reports

June 30, 2022The entire U.S. and Canadian market of hundreds of thousands of simple medium-duty box trucks will come to embrace electrification, leading the way for other more complex medium-duty applications over the next decade as the industry pursues zero emissions, according to the North American Council for Freight Efficiency.

via Transport Topics

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Report: Schneider Ahead on 2025 Emissions Per Mile Target

May 25, 2022Transportation and logistics provider Schneider is more than halfway to one of its emission-reduction per mile targets, according to its second annual corporate responsibility report.

via FreightWaves

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)

Survey Cites Fleets’ Growing Acceptance of Alt Fuels, Sustainable Tech

May 16, 2022Overall use of clean fuels and advanced vehicle technologies is rapidly progressing, according to a recent survey of 250 public, private and municipal fleets. But industry experts added that many thorny issues remain.

via Transport Topics

More Fleets Are Adding Clean Vehicles, Report Finds

May 16, 2022Nearly 85% of fleets expect zero-emission technology use to grow, according to the third State of Sustainable Fleets report. A record-setting crowd has showed up to ACT Expo to learn more about clean technology and its potential path to commercialization.

via Fleet Owner

On the Glide Path to Net Zero

May 16, 2022The State of Sustainable Fleets report found that fleet use of clean fuels and advanced vehicle technologies is rapidly progressing.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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CNGVP: Long-Haul Fleets Can Go Beyond Carbon Neutrality, Reduce Costs

May 10, 2022During a collaborative press event at ACT Expo, the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership (CNGVP) and Cummins Inc. presented the near-zero emission X15N 15-liter natural gas engine.

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

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PG&E Debuts Three Pilot Programs to Study EV Bidirectional Charging Tech

May 6, 2022Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is developing three new pilot programs to test how bidirectional electric vehicles and chargers can provide power to the electric grid and other benefits to customers.

via NGT News