Topic: Technology

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New Hydrogen Fuel Cell Achieves Fuel Cost Parity in Europe, Creating Pathway for North America

September 20, 2022The superior efficiency that hydrogen fuel cells offer fleet operators is driving this technology forward and is a catalyst for lowering fuel consumption and driving down hydrogen-electric vehicle TCO.

Loop Energy

Infrastructure for the Future: How Microgrids are Accelerating Transportation Sector Decarbonization

Webinar Date: October 18, 2022 at 10:00am PSTJoin GNA, AlphaStruxure, and a group of transportation leaders for a discussion on proven strategies for accelerating the transition to a zero-emission future

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NACFE Podcast: GNA CEO Navigates the Future of Fleet Sustainability

August 30, 2022GNA CEO Erik Neandross recently joined NACFE's Mike Roeth to discuss working with OEMs and fleets on transitioning to clean fuels, the importance of TCO, and the main drivers of the accelerated sustainable transportation movement.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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GE Sells Generator Technology to Hyliion for Stake

August 26, 2022General Electric Co. is selling new generator technology to startup Hyliion Holdings Corp. and will take a roughly 3% stake in the electric trucking startup in a cash-and-stock transaction.

via Transport Topics

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Waymo to Test Autonomous Cascadia on Public Roadways

August 24, 2022Waymo and Daimler are beginning autonomous driving pilots on public roads with test fleets. Their goal is to move from the Waymo-operated fleet to an autonomous product customers could purchase directly from Daimler.

via Fleet Owner

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Drones vs. e-Cargo Bikes: A Battle for Delivery Efficiency

August 23, 2022New research suggests each has its place, but only one can rule when it comes to energy consumption.

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SoCalGas Breaks Ground on RNG-to-Hydrogen System

August 22, 2022Southern California Gas Co. recently announced the official groundbreaking on construction of a first-of-its-kind advanced hydrogen generation system at SunLine Transit Agency in Thousand Palms, California.

via Biomass Magazine

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Oklahoma, Arkansas Collaborate on Advanced Mobility Research, Technologies

August 18, 2022Governors Kevin Stitt and Asa Hutchinson have joined together to position the Oklahoma-Arkansas region as a national hub for advanced mobility (AM) with the support of partners Tulsa Innovation Labs and Runway Group.

via NGT News

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Navistar’s New Truck Includes OEM’s Final Internal Combustion Engine

August 17, 2022Navistar’s newly updated International LT Series tractor and all-new S13 Integrated Powertrain includes the final internal combustion engine (ICE) the company will develop as it moves toward its zero-emission goals.

via Fleet Owner

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SoCalGas Joins Ford to Reduce Emissions

August 17, 2022Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) announced it is working with Ford Motor Company on a demonstration project to reduce commercial fleet emissions by developing a F-550 Super Duty Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Truck.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Apple Nabs Key Lamborghini Executive to Work on Its Electric Car

August 2, 2022Apple Inc. has enlisted one of Lamborghini’s top car-development managers in a sign that it’s stepping up work on a self-driving electric vehicle, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

via Transport Topics

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Ford Plans to Cut up to 8,000 Jobs to Help Fund EV Investment

July 26, 2022Ford Motor Co. is preparing to cut as many as 8,000 jobs in the coming weeks as the automaker tries to boost profits to fund its push into the electric vehicle market, according to people familiar with the plan.

via Transport Topics

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The Importance of Training in the Transition to Zero-Emissions Transportation

July 18, 2022Understanding EV maintenance requirements will be quite different from the practiced technician’s current knowledge on conventional drivetrain maintenance.

Dana

illustration of H2 Hydrogen Molecule with Gas Pump in bubble

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Will Hydrogen Electrify the Future of Heavy-Duty Trucks?

July 13, 2022Most discussions around fleet electrification today focus on battery-electric vehicles. And for good reason. More EV models are becoming available, costs are getting closer in line with conventional vehicles, and charging infrastructure continues to expand.

via Utility Fleet Professional

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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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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: BAE Systems Takes Transit Experience into MD/HD Space

July 5, 2022BAE Systems' extensive work in electric and hybrid solutions will soon benefit the MD and HD commercial market in reducing emissions and cutting fuel spend.

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