Topic: Total Cost of Ownership

Unlocking TCO for California Fleets with Alternative Fuels

Unlocking TCO for California Fleets with Alternative Fuels

Valley Fleet Support and GNA will discuss key TCO considerations for deployment of battery-electric, natural gas, and propane vehicles when compared to diesel as well as the latest alternative fuel funding opportunities available in California.

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Overcoming Funding Barriers to Meet Immediate Fleet Sustainability Goals

October 20, 2021Fleet-friendly, accessible, and technology-neutral funding sources are an integral part of the transition to cleaner technology that best fits the needs of the over the road freight industry.

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Massachusetts Celebrates First V2G Benefits from Electric School Bus

October 15, 2021For what may be the first time in Massachusetts, an electric school bus over the summer successfully delivered power back to the electricity grid for more than 50 hours.

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Autonomous Trucks Take Off Rapidly in China’s Commercial Operations

October 6, 2021Driverless trucks will help revamp the logistics and industrial sector in China, as autonomous driving technologies have taken off in the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A New Way to Track Truck Pollution

October 5, 2021Until now, there has been no method to attribute air pollution to individual companies that rely on and pay for trucks to move their goods. A new peer-reviewed framework enables the calculation of local health impacts from diesel trucks based on a company’s market share and public information about their industry sector.

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Rivian’s Autonomous Tech To Cost $10,000, Yearly Subscriptions $550

October 5, 2021Rivian’s IPO filing continues to reveal interesting details about the EV startup’s plans for the future.

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Propane Autogas’ Role in Clean Student Transportation

September 23, 2021Propane school buses provide clean transportation benefits to students, the environment, and school districts across the country.

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How Porterville Transit is Using EVs to Improve its Shuttle Services

Watch this webinar recording featuring ACT News & several California utilities to learn about an EV shuttle deployment success story.

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Recent Growth, Adoption Shows Natural Gas Vehicles Are a Proven, Cost-Effective Option

June 29, 2021Real-world fleets agree: natural gas delivers benefits unmatched by diesel and not yet available at scale from zero-emission technologies.

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National Ready Mixed Concrete Expands Its Carbon Negative Fleet in Southern California

June 23, 2021National Ready Mixed Concrete Company, a member of the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership, has deployed another 24 near-zero emission CNG concrete mixers from Peterbilt, expanding its Southern California CNG fleet to 117 trucks.

California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership

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Learn from Ford, SoCalGas on Deploying Electric Class 2-3 Vehicles in Your Fleet

Watch this webinar recording on Class 2-3 EVs, brought to you by ACT News, Ford, & several California public utilities.

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Why the Future of Long-Haul Heavy Trucking Probably Includes Lots of Hydrogen

June 15, 2021Technical experts and the climate-concerned public alike have long pushed the idea that the future will be one of clean electricity that powers just about all aspects of our life.

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Are ‘Near-Zero-Emissions’ Diesel Trucks Delaying Electric Vehicle Adoption?

June 11, 2021The newest generation of diesel trucks provides measurable efficiency improvements and reductions in emissions, but experts who view electric vehicles and other zero-emission vehicles as trucks of the future worry that improved diesel technology could delay the adoption of EVs.

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Fleet Electrification: Fact or Fiction?

Watch this complimentary webinar from ACT News and XL Fleet about topics critical to fleet electrification.

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The Commercial Pathway for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

The Commercial Pathway for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Watch this webinar to gain insight into how fuel cell vehicles can help fleets achieve zero-emission transportation without sacrificing range or fueling time.

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Realizing Revenue from Vehicle to Grid

Watch the recording of the first webinar in a special series from ACT News and ACT Expo on vehicle to grid (V2G) technology.

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