April 22, 2014 - Industry News
Smith Electric Vehicles is alive and operating, even if it’s not building trucks for a while, according to Bryan Hensel, the specialty builder’s CEO and co-founder, refuting reports that the company had closed.
Tags: Smith Electric Vehicles, EVs
Reports of Smith Electric Vehicles’ death may have been exaggerated. Published news stories quote the company’s president as saying it will restart operations in a few months with new financial backing, more efficient manufacturing and a revised line of battery-electric trucks.
September 11, 2013 - Industry News
Boulder Electric Vehicle has successfully demonstrated its Vehicle-to-Grid all-electric trucks in three separate locations including Michigan, Colorado and California.
Tags: Boulder EV, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, EVs
August 22, 2013 - Industry News
Smith Electric Vehicles has signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture with Taikang Technology Corp. in Taiwan. Taikang Technology, a commercial vehicle manufacturer in Taiwan, has twenty-five years of automotive experience and has expertise in upfitting specialized municipal commercial vehicles.
Tags: Smith Electric Vehicles, Mergers & Acquisitions, EVs, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Global
August 9, 2013 - Industry News
New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a $19 million New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program to encourage the purchase of battery-electric commercial trucks as well as other energy-efficient transportation, including hybrid and compressed natural gas trucks.
Tags: New York, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, EVs
July 10, 2013 - Industry News
TransPower has received the final piece of funding it needs to go ahead with a demonstration of advanced electric Class 8 drayage trucks at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Tags: Navistar, Port of Los Angeles, California, EVs, Intermodal, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Total Transportation Services Inc.
May 23, 2013 - Industry News
Figuring out what fuel saving technology is right for your fleet and getting a chance to test drive some of the latest in these innovations was the focus of the first Southeast Regional Fleet Workshop of the High-Efficiency Truck Users in Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday.
Tags: CALSTART, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Natural Gas, EVs
May 16, 2013 - Industry News
UPDATED-- Navistar Inc. announced that it has sold parts of its recreational vehicle business to Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), a leading producer of RVs as well as fire & emergency and commercial & industrial vehicles to worldwide markets.
Tags: Navistar, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, EVs
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