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The new Volvo electric VNR on display at the company’s Customer Center in Dublin, Virginia, is...

Volvo Offers Sneak-Peek of All-New Class 8 Electric Tractor

At its Technology Summit, Volvo Trucks North America highlighted a number of new products and upgrades, including a glimpse of an all-electric Class 8 VNR slated for production next year.

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Regional haul trucks now account for 45% of Class 8 truck sales in North America, which prompted...

NACFE Announces Run on Less Regional Fleets and Drivers

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released the 10 fleets and drivers that will be participating in its Run on Less Regional Challenge in October, as well as a series of educational webinars focusing on emerging trucking technologies.

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On the Spot: Volvo's Electric VNR [Video]

On the Spot: Volvo's Electric VNR [Video]

Volvo's electric VNR tractor is set to be deployed at the ports of Southern California as part of the Volvo Lights project to see how a battery-electric truck would fare in real-world operations. Jim Park has this first look.

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There’s no question that battery-electric commercial vehicles are on the horizon and John...

Meritor CTO Describes Path to Electric Trucks

There’s no question that battery-electric commercial vehicles are on the horizon and John Bennett, the vice-president and chief technology officer at Meritor, says exact predictions about the growth of electric trucks are not important.

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T. Boone Pickens Jr., famous oil tycoon turned evangelist for alternative fuels and American...

Oil Tycoon and Natural Gas Advocate T. Boone Pickens Dies at 91

T. Boone Pickens Jr., famous oil tycoon turned evangelist for alternative fuels and American energy independence, has died at the age of 91 of natural causes.

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