Electric Trucks

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April 24, 2018

Mack Plans for Electric Refuse Truck in NYC by 2019

Mack Trucks has announced plans to deploy a Mack LR refuse model equipped with an integrated electric drivetrain in the New York City Department of Sanitation fleet by 2019.

April 12, 2018

Volvo Unveils All-Electric Truck for Europe

Volvo has introduced its first all-electric truck for commercial use in Europe, the FL Electric, designed for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.

April 12, 2018

Hino, VW Ink Long-Term Strategic Partnership Deal

A new, long-term, strategic agreement reached by Hino and Volkswagen will evaluate technology cooperation between the two companies with a focus on conventional powertrains, hybrid and electric powertrains, as well as connectivity and autonomous driving systems.

March 29, 2018

FedEx Orders 20 Tesla Semi Electric Trucks

FedEx says the 20 Semi, all-electric trucks will be operated by FedEx Freight in its less-than-truckload business unit.

March 20, 2018

Cummins Introduced as Cummins Integrated Power

Cummins is repositioning itself as Cummins Integrated Power. The new name denotes both the company’s expertise in technology integration and its reach into different alternative fuel segments, including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and battery-electric.

March 19, 2018

Fuso eCanter Hits Road in Great Britain Fleets

Daimler Trucks handed over the first all-electric Fuso eCanter trucks to three fleets in Great Britain. This now brings the electric light-duty truck to a further major market following the market launches in New York, Tokyo, and Berlin.

March 16, 2018

Valhalla Rising With Volvo Trucks

Long ago, the Vikings told Sagas relating ancient deeds. Today, Volvo has a Saga of its own to tell. But it's of the future, and not the past. Blog commentary by Senior Editor Jack Roberts.

March 14, 2018

Commentary: More on the Electric Truck Option — From a Century Ago

In 1930, there were more than 100 U.S. companies manufacturing electric and hybrid commercial trucks, something that may not be common knowledge says Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood in his March column.

March 8, 2018

Electric Tesla Semi Spotted on California Highways

A recent YouTube video showed footage of a Tesla Semi driving in broad daylight on a highway near Sacramento, Calif., and Tesla founder Elon Musk later confirmed that it had started testing the electric truck.

March 8, 2018

What Do Final Mile Trends Mean for Equipment and Maintenance Managers?

As urban centers increasingly battle problems with pollution and congestion while e-commerce grows by leaps and bounds, we’ll see changing technologies in last-mile logistics – and changing maintenance challenges.

March 7, 2018

Isuzu Testing Battery-Electric Cabover

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America showed a battery-electric N-Series cabover at the Work Truck Show that's now serving as a research vehicle to allow the manufacturer to gauge interest from fleets who would use the truck for certain applications.

March 6, 2018

UPS Head: Don’t Let Fear of Unknown Hold Back Future Excellence

Sitting still and worrying about all the new technology coming at us is not an option, said Carlton Rose, UPS president, global fleet maintenance and engineering, at the kickoff breakfast for the ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta.

March 4, 2018

Eaton Highlights Trucking Technology Initiatives at TMC

Eaton Sunday kicked off press conference at the 2018 Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta with an update on its most recent products and a in-depth look at the advanced systems and components its engineers are working on, including systems for electric trucks.

March 1, 2018

Daimler Pumping R&D into Electric Trucks, Connectivity, Autonomous Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America chief Roger Nielsen talked to reporters recently about the company's investments and initiatives in technology such as connectivity, electric trucks, autonomous trucks, advanced driver assistance systems, platooning, and predictive maintenance.

February 28, 2018

Focus On... Kenworth's Zero Emissions Hydrogen Truck [Video]

Kenworth offered HDT a chance to drive the Zero Emissions Cargo Transport truck. The hydrogen-electric hybrid-powered T680 is being used to demonstrate clean technologies that may be required within the next decade. Check out our first look at the Kenworth ZECT here.

February 27, 2018

DTNA Predicts Year of High Truck Sales, Technology Advancements

Coming off of a record year for North American Class 6-8 market share in 2017, Daimler Trucks North America is looking forward to a busy year as it keeps on top of its supply chain to meet high customer demand and readies for some big new-technology announcements.

February 22, 2018

UPS and Workhorse to Collaborate on Electric Delivery Vehicles

UPS has announced plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks designed from the ground up as part of a collaboration with Workhorse Group.

February 20, 2018

The Case for On-Board Electrification in Class 8 Trucks

On-board electrification can take some of the load off the main diesel engine, allowing for greater operational flexibility and efficiency.

February 19, 2018

Can the Electrical Grid Handle Electric Trucks?

Very few new power plants have been built in the U.S. in the past 10 years, yet demand for electric energy is rising, fueled by a boom in battery electric vehicle sales. Does the grid have the capacity to handle it?

February 15, 2018

Zero Emissions Vehicles Can Still Impact the Environment

When people speak of zero-emissions vehicles, they are really referring to tailpipe emissions. But what about upstream emissions from power plants, especially those that burn coal?

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