Topic: Technology

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Wins SCAG Sustainability Award

May 24, 2022The Southern California Association of Governments recently awarded the Volvo LIGHTS project with its 2022 Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability award.


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Experts Urge Preparation Now for Transition to EVs

May 24, 2022Sometime in the 2020s or early 2030s a growing number of traditional longhaul trucks could be running on hydrogen fuel cell systems while vans and trucks running regional and local routes will rely on battery-electric propulsion systems.

via Transport Topics

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SEA Electric Highlights Latest Development of SV6 EV Chassis

May 10, 2022SEA Electric showcased some leading-edge developments for its SV6 EV stripped chassis, building upon the the recent announcement of the new product.

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Volvo CE Reveals Electric Equipment Lineup

May 10, 2022Volvo Construction Equipment announces the availability of three new electric equipment models, bringing the electric lineup to five machines.

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Blue Bird Unveils EV Platform for Class 5-6

May 10, 2022Blue Bird Corporation unveiled a Class 5-6 electric vehicle chassis that will deliver a wide range of options for battery-electric vehicles.

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Hexagon Expands its Clean Fuels Options

May 10, 2022Through a recent acquisition, Hexagon Group and its subsidiaries will now be able to offer LNG and hydrogen fueling options for fleets.

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Freightliner Reveals Refreshed eCascadia

May 9, 2022Freightliner Trucks unveiled the new battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia, including a catalog of new, innovative safety and connectivity features.

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Volvo, DHL Get Ready for Hub-to-Hub Autonomous Trucking

May 5, 2022Volvo Autonomous Solutions will work with logistics provider DHL Supply Chain on hub-to-hub autonomous freight hauling, joining a rush of fleets and autonomous startups envisioning the future road without human drivers.

via FreightWaves

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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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V2G Findings Announced From New York State Electric School Bus Project

April 26, 2022A three-year electric school bus project in New York state that concluded this month offers insights on how to best support vehicle-to-grid projects (V2G).

via School Transportation News

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Daimler’s Martin Daum: Autonomous Trucks Will Benefit Industry Without Threatening Jobs

April 25, 2022As autonomous trucks gradually move closer to commercialization, Daimler Truck CEO Martin Daum sees this technology delivering a range of benefits for fleet customers and for society at large.

via Transport Topics

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NFI, Alexander Dennis Begin Road Testing of Autonomous Buses

April 25, 2022NFI Group Inc.’s Alexander Dennis Ltd. subsidiary has begun live testing of a complex and ambitious public autonomous bus pilot that begins this week in Scotland ahead of passenger services starting later this year.

via NGT News

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Achieving Decarbonization Goals for Fleets

April 25, 2022A resource that reduces the stress on the grid and decreases fleets' reliance on fuel sources that produce GHG emissions will help the EV transition.

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DOE, Partners Announce V2X Collaboration

April 21, 2022The US Department of Energy and partners’ Vehicle to Everything (V2X) Memorandum of Understanding will bring together resources from DOE, DOE national labs, state and local governments, utilities, and private entities to evaluate technical and economic feasibility to integrate bidirectional charging into energy infrastructure.

via Green Car Congress

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Three Key Solutions for Electrified Truck Bodies

April 20, 2022The commercial trucking industry is at an inflection point when it comes to demand for electrification and sustainability.

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Sustainable aviation fuel coming to commercial aviation

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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