Topic: Technology

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Trucking Executive Panel Objects to EPA Fuel Economy Rollback Plan

May 2, 2018“Stay the course” is the message a panel of leading clean vehicle developers, users and regulators in the wake of the Trump Administration’s plan to roll back tough fuel economy and emissions regulations.

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ROUSH Adds Electric Powertrain to its Clean Fuel Truck Offerings

May 2, 2018ROUSH CleanTech has developed a medium-duty electric powertrain for Class 6 and 7 trucks, the first non-combustion offering from the Michigan-based company.

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Lessons Learned And First Thoughts On Commercial Electric Vehicles

May 2, 2018Run on Less taught us that 10 MPG is achievable in today’s diesel-powered vehicles, but market developments in the electric vehicle space have focused some of our attention on the emerging market for electric trucks.

North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE)

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Research Group Sees Electric Truck Technology Advancing Rapidly

May 2, 2018Electric vehicle technology is advancing rapidly and will make battery electric trucks a viable freight and logistics tool in the near future.

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Shell-AirFlow Venture to Launch Starship Hyper Fuel-Efficient Truck

May 2, 2018Fuel efficiency and freight transport typically exist at opposite ends of the spectrum, but a new Class 8 truck hopes to change that. It’s called the Starship.

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Sun-Powered Refrigerated Truck Trailer Slashes Diesel Emissions

May 2, 2018Keeping fresh goods refrigerated during transport is important for food safety, but it requires a lot of energy and creates pollution. View the full article at Trucks.com.

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Motiv Introducing Weight-Shaving, Cost-Cutting Battery Controller for Its EV Chassis

May 2, 2018Electric truck developer Motiv Power Systems (ACT Expo Booth 1527) has developed a new unified battery controller that can cut costs, increase cargo capacity and speed up the build process for trucks based on its medium-duty EPIC chassis. View the full article at Trucks.com.

Lightning Systems Turns Ford Vans into Plug-in Hybrids, Fuel Cells

May 1, 2018Lightning Systems converts Ford Transit cargo vans and passenger wagons to run as plug-in battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

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Partnerships: Your Booster for Clean Technology Growth

April 26, 2018While suppliers and buyers are well versed in partnering one on one, and the next sale is an absolutely essential factor to success, sales alone are not enough. New technologies are also a matter of building markets, and building a market requires partnerships, often with unexpected groups.

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

Growing Link Between Autonomy and Electrification—A Technology Tipping Point?

April 18, 2018The growth of the electric vehicle (EV) sector provides an opportunity to create true diversity in the transportation sector, as synergies between autonomy and electrification provide a big opportunity to move away from petroleum's dominance.

Electrification Coalition

Where’s the VW Money?

April 18, 2018From mass transit to freight, more states are finalizing VW funding plans.

Fleet Owner

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School Decision Makers Deserve Facts about School Buses

April 10, 2018School district officials deserve evidence-based information when making decisions about school buses that affect budgets and environmental issues. Propane autogas school buses are quieter, save on fuel and maintenance costs, and have the lowest level of NOx of any school bus on the market.

ACT Expo Panel Discussion

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ACT Expo Announces 2018 Speaker Line Up

April 5, 2018The world’s most progressive fleet operators, advanced vehicle OEMs, clean fuel suppliers, and other industry leaders are set to take the stage at the largest clean transportation conference and expo

ACT Expo

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6 Fleets That Recently Switched to Propane Autogas

April 4, 2018Propane autogas proves to be a reliable, cost effective fuel to improve commercial fleet operations. The Propane Education & Research Council features the stories of six fleets as the latest additions to the council’s popular Straight Talk video series.

Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)

ACT Expo: Electrifying the Commercial Transportation Sector (+ Keynote Announced!)

March 28, 2018The Commercial Electric Vehicle Summit allows attendees to gain insight into the latest advancements in battery and fuel cell electric vehicle technologies for the medium- and heavy-duty market.

ACT Expo

NGVA Industry and government partnerships for Clean Air

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Cleaning up America’s Air with Industry & Government Partnerships

March 27, 2018Government/industry partnerships lead to the production of the cleanest heavy-duty engines available today.

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica)