Topic: Technology

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Ballard’s Next Generation of Zero-Emission Heavy-Duty Mobility

September 16, 2021To achieve net-zero emission by 2050, we need deep cuts in GHG emissions, especially within the transport sector which is responsible for 24% of direct CO2 emissions from fuel combustion.

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Developing a Sustainable Fleet Strategy with Today and Tomorrow’s Technology

Webinar Date: September 29, 2021 at 11:00am PSTDiscover the current state of clean fleet technologies and how these technologies fit into an organization’s overall sustainability strategy and goals.

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Embark Knits BYD Electric Trucks with its Autonomous Tractors for Cleaner Air

September 14, 2021Autonomous software developer Embark Trucks is coordinating HP Inc.’s use of BYD Class 8 battery-electric trucks (BETs) to pick up and drop off loads of computer products where Embark’s supervised autonomous trucks can take over for freeway transit.

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Fleet Spotlight: Gemini Motor Transport – Delivering and Using Diverse Fuel Solutions for Love’s

September 10, 2021Gemini’s expansive fleet fueled with a portfolio of alternative fuels including CNG, RNG, biodiesel, and renewable diesel.

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Driving Advancements in Electric Trucks via Run on Less – Electric Workshop

September 10, 2021NACFE and RMI recently hosted an electric truck workshop at ACT Expo, discussing the challenges that remain regarding their adoption.

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What Will Electrification Mean for Truck Tires?

September 10, 2021The operating characteristics of electric drivetrains, coupled with heavy battery loads, will change the way tires for electric trucks are built.

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BrightDrop, Cruise Automation Talk About Driverless Delivery

September 8, 2021General Motors siblings BrightDrop and Cruise Automation are talking about how driverless technology could fit with commercial vehicles like the electric vans BrightDrop will begin delivering to FedEx in December.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory Develops Hydrogen Truck Technology

September 8, 2021New Mexico-based Los Alamos National Laboratory, with funding from the Department of Energy’s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office Million Mile Fuel Cell Truck consortium, is on track to solve challenges to widespread fuel cell adoption.

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Allison Transmission, Hino Trucks Partner on EV Truck Production

September 7, 2021Allison Transmission has been selected by Hino Trucks as its e-axle development partner for Class 6, 7 and 8 battery electric vehicle (BEV) trucks.

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Freightliner Cascadia Designed for Waymo Driver

September 7, 2021The Waymo Via engineering team has received one of the first Freightliner Cascadia trucks developed specifically for its autonomous-tech Waymo Driver.

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Toyota Spends $13.7 Billion to Secure EV Battery Supplies

September 7, 2021Toyota Motor Corp. plans to spend $13.7 billion on the supply and development of batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles by 2030, joining other global automakers boosting investments in anticipation of greater demand.

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ACT Expo 2021: NACFE Boasts Trucking Industry’s Lead in Charge to Electrify Commercial Vehicles

September 1, 2021With more than a dozen electric trucks and big-name fleets such as Frito-Lay, Anheuser Busch, and DHL, NACFE and RMI kicked off this year’s Run on Less – Electric demonstration.

ACT Expo 2021: Chart Industries Introduces On-Board Liquid Hydrogen System

September 1, 2021Chart Industries recently announced the availability of a new onboard liquid hydrogen fuel system line of products for heavy-duty trucks — HLH2.

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ACT Expo 2021: Shell Starship 2.0 Exceeds Fuel Efficiency, Emissions Reduction Goals

September 1, 2021Shell’s Starship 2.0 demonstration truck made its way to the ACT Expo hall today, touting exceeded fuel economy and efficiency results compared to its initial 2018 Starship program.

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ACT Expo 2021: Volvo Trucks, Dependable Highway Express, SunPower Advance Sustainable Supply Chains

August 31, 2021A new sustainable freight initiative to transport solar photovoltaics (PV) products using solar-powered Volvo VNR Electric trucks was announced at ActExpo 2021.

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ACT Expo 2021 Starts Off with Record-Setting Attendance, Industry-Wide Sustainability Efforts, Fleet Awards

August 30, 2021ACT Expo returned to Long Beach once again to highlight the excitement surrounding clean transportation and clean vehicle technology

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