Topic: Technology

Ford F-450/F-550 Gains New LPG Tank

May 14, 2017The tank has a net (usable) capacity of 35 gallons (approx. 132 l).

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California Energy Commission Grant to Advance Electric Bus Fleet Systems

May 12, 2017The CEC awarded $2 million to Prospect Silicon Valley to research, develop and demonstrate an energy management system for electric bus fleets.

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ACT Expo Notebook: Study Touts RNG, Workhorse Unveils Electric Pickup

May 9, 2017Recently completed annual event featured many product and company updates.

via Fleet Owner

BYD Showcases Its Latest Advancements in Electric at California’s ACT Expo

May 5, 2017Electric vehicle technologies can save fleets tens of thousands of dollars annually.

via Vehicle Service Pros

Opportunities, Barriers for Truck Platooning

May 5, 2017Platooning technology could offer a major step forward in cutting truck emissions as well as bring significant improvements to highway safety.

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Electric Bus Manufacturer Begins Autonomous Program in U.S.

May 4, 2017Proterra has announced the company is initiating an autonomous bus program with the University of Nevada, Reno, and its Living Lab Coalition partners.

via NGT News

Lightning Hybrids: Product Expansion, Name Change and New Headquarters

May 4, 2017Lightning Hybrids announced that its undergone a name-change as it moves to expand its product line-up and transitions to larger headquarters.

via Hard Working Trucks

Advanced Electric Motor is Heart of UPS Fuel Cell Delivery Truck

May 2, 2017The “switched reluctance” motor uses fewer parts, costs less to manufacture, and causes the trucks to handle better.

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Near-Zero Emission Vehicles

April 5, 2017We are seeing trucks with incredibly clean engines roll off the assembly line and into fleet operations across the nation.

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ACT Expo Sets 2017 Program

March 7, 2017The stage is set for the 2017 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, the conference will feature the increasing array of commercially available and rapidly developing technologies for sustainable fleet operations.

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Autonomous 101: Driver Assist, Partial Automation and Self-Driving

November 8, 2016From light duty to heavy duty, there is excitement—and fear—for the development of autonomous vehicle technology. The road to a fully automated, driverless heavy-duty vehicle is still a long one.

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