Topic: Technology

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Natural Gas, Battery-Electric Vehicles and the Long-Term Future

April 3, 2024NACFE’s recent report looks at where natural gas fits into the trucking industry and addresses some of the opportunities and challenges fleets will face if they make the move to natural gas.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

ACT News Talks Tech: CHBC’s Katrina Fritz

March 13, 2024Katrina Fritz, President and CEO of the California Hydrogen Business Council, discussed the state of the hydrogen industry in the latest ACT News Talks Tech interview. 

California Hydrogen Business Council (CHBC)

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EPEQ IM: The Solution for Idle Control, Cost Reduction, & Emission Mitigation

March 12, 2024EPEQ IM reduces or eliminates the unnecessary idling of a vehicle’s engine and adapts to your fleet’s needs.

Vanair

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Is EV Battery Recycling a Remedy for Battery Mineral Sourcing Concerns?

January 31, 2024As the U.S. looks to secure its critical mineral supply, a particular EV component has increasingly come into the spotlight: the battery.

GNA/TRC

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How Environmental Impact Data is Changing the Business in Truck and Trailer Manufacturing

January 29, 2024Manufacturers play a key role in a shift towards a more environmentally sustainable transport sector.

Tacton Systems

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New Federal Guidance on Critical Minerals Signals Changes for EVs

January 8, 2024With an administration that has set an EV precedent and an ambitious target of 50% of EV sale shares in the U.S. by 2030, new federal guidances aim to help change how and where the critical minerals used to produce EVs will be sourced and processed.

GNA/TRC

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Top 10 ACT News Articles of 2023

December 21, 2023Everything from EVs and fuel cells to propane and infrastructure filled out the top 10 news articles this year.

GNA/TRC

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Infrastructure Developer to Offer Charging for Thousands of Trucks in Less Than Two Years

December 4, 2023Electrification solution provider Forum Mobility recently unveiled plans to build a heavy-duty truck charging depot at the Port of Long Beach to meet the accelerating demand.

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The Class 1 Cargo Van That’s Here to Stay

December 4, 2023Mullen Automotive is an emerging electric vehicle manufacturer that makes clean-energy alternatives that are efficient, economical and most importantly, easy to operate.

Mullen Automotive

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Driving Toward a Sustainable Future: Volvo Trucks, Hydrogen, and the Decarbonization Revolution

November 1, 2023Volvo Trucks is at the forefront of the movement for decarbonization through a strategic three-pillar approach: battery-electric trucks, hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks, and drop-in fossil-free fuels, including fueling internal combustion engines with hydrogen.

GNA/TRC

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Planning Ahead to Sustainably Manage the Upcoming Influx of Vehicle Batteries

September 29, 2023Volvo Energy was created two years ago to provide a new life for the growing volume of batteries as the company accelerates towards a zero-emission future.

GNA/TRC

Run on Less

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NACFE Wraps Up Bootcamp Series, Kicks Off Run on Less 2023

September 7, 2023After 20 weeks and an ACT News-produced Bootcamp webinar series, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) is ready to once again conduct its Run on Less event, this year focusing on total depot electric energy.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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The Race for Autonomy Gets Tighter

August 16, 2023There have been several revelations recently concerning the state of the autonomous vehicle market, with more than one company announcing some sort of departure.

GNA/TRC

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Industry Experts on Why Clean Technologies Can Work for Fleets Today

August 11, 2023While the future of fleets remains unwritten, many commercial carriers continue a high-speed search for ways to reduce emissions at a sustainable cost.

ClearFlame Engine Technologies

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What Makes Hydrogen a Perfect Fit for Transit?

July 31, 2023Hydrogen fuel cell electric buses are an excellent solution for the public transportation market as it begins to decarbonize its fleets.

Trillium

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ACT News Talks Tech: Velocity EV’s Alexander Voets

July 10, 2023ACT News Talks Tech host Stephane Babcock recently sat down with Velocity EV's Alexander Voets to discuss the recent launch of the RIZON battery-electric truck line.

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