Topic: Research

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Southeast Carrier Gathering Real-World Class 8 EV Data

May 3, 2022Benore Logistic Systems, a for-hire FleetOwner 500 fleet, says it is the first carrier in South Carolina to add an electric tractor. Benore is using a Peterbilt 579EV on short hauls to gather data on how electrics might fit into its future.

via Fleet Owner

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Embark ESG Report Highlights Environmental Benefits of AVs

April 28, 2022In its inaugural report, Embark said it is working with fleets to help them comply with emissions standards, similar to those announced in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Trucks Plan.

via Fleet Owner

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New Lignin-Based Jet Fuel Blend Opens Way for 100% Drop-In SAF

April 18, 2022Researchers from the University of Dayton, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Natural Resources Canada have generated a lignin-based jet fuel blend component that could complement five existing sustainable aviation fuel pathways to enable a 100% SAF drop-in solution.

via Green Car Congress

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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

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Michelin’s Symbio to Develop Class 8 Fuel Cell Trucks

April 14, 2022A $2 million California Energy Commission grant will help Michelin’s hydrogen mobility offshoot begin testing its fuel cell electric vehicle solution.

via Fleet Owner

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IPCC: For Climate Goals, it’s ‘Now or Never’

April 4, 2022A comprehensive new U.N. climate report summarizes years of studies from climate scientists, social scientists, economists, energy experts, policy specialists and others on how to make that happen.

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DOE Projects HD Electric Trucks Will be Cheaper Than Diesel by 2035

March 28, 2022New study says battery-electric trucks are expected to become cost-competitive for smaller trucks before 2030, while heavy trucks with less than 500 miles of range are projected to be cost-competitive by 2035.

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The Switch To Electric Vehicles Can Be Easy

March 22, 2022There is at least one use case that is pretty much a no-brainer when it comes to moving from diesel power to battery-electric power — terminal tractors.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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Initial Run on Less – Electric Report Makes Case for Terminal Tractors

March 8, 2022Six months after NACFE’s Run on Less – Electric demonstration, the first report has hit the streets, highlighting the benefits of electric terminal tractors.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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GNA Welcomes New Partners to Lead Firm’s Future

January 31, 2022GNA, a leading firm for clean transportation consulting, marketing and communications, and event production, recently promoted six of its top division leaders to partners in the firm

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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ACT Expo 2022 Opens Registration

December 14, 2021ACT Expo, North America's largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event, returns to the Long Beach Convention Center May 9-12, 2022.

ACT Expo

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The Truth About Vehicle Emissions Inequality and How Propane Autogas Can Help

December 8, 2021Harmful vehicle emissions can cause lung and heart issues, a study found people of color are disproportionately exposed to air pollution.

Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)

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Sensibly Navigating To A Clean Future

December 6, 2021With COP26 in the recent rearview, NACFE's Mike Roeth looks at how trucking is meeting the challenge to cut emissions.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Honored with Climate Leadership Award

October 20, 2021The Volvo LIGHTS project was recently presented with a 2021 Climate Leadership award in the Innovative Partnership category by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry.

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NACFE’s Run on Less – Electric Finale

NACFE has crossed the finish line of Run on Less – Electric, its real-world electric truck technology demonstration that concluded in New York City during this year’s Climate Week.

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NACFE’s Run on Less – Electric Demo Nears Finish Line

September 13, 2021With less than a week to go, the North American Council on Freight Efficiency’s Run on Less – Electric is getting close to its exciting conclusion.