While diesel and gasoline engines will still be the main power source for commercial vehicles for the next decade, fleets are now testing and buying sustainable vehicle technologies in record numbers. That’s according to a new study of fleet use of sustainable vehicle platforms for medium- and heavy-duty fleets, such as natural gas, propane, electric, and renewable fuels.
August 12, 2020
Nikola and Republic Services will partner on a battery-electric refuse recycling-collection truck based on the Nikola Tre chassis, a single platform with integrated bodies, service, and warranty.
August 10, 2020
Red Hook Terminals ordered a fleet of 10 BYD 8Y all-electric yard tractors that will be deployed at Red Hook Terminal’s intermodal yard in Port Newark, New Jersey.
August 10, 2020
When Rainer Müller-Finkeldei started working on artificial intelligence at Daimler in 1995, few people knew what AI was or had heard of neural networks. Now he’s in the thick of autonomous truck development and more as the new senior vice president of engineering and technology at Daimler Trucks North America.
August 4, 2020
Electric heavy-duty trucks – including a Euro-style high cabover for the North American market – could begin driving off the assembly line at Nikola's new Coolidge, Arizona, manufacturing facility in as little as 12-14 months, albeit in hand-built, very limited numbers.
August 3, 2020
Reminiscent of the classic Americana commercial spots the Detroit 3 have used for its pickups, the Lordstown Motors video shows the electric Endurance pickup performing work duties “in the wild.”
July 30, 2020
Five all-electric rear loader collection trucks will go to work on normal daily collection routes, providing regular zero-emission collection services for the New Jersey city.
July 27, 2020
Odyne Systems, LLC celebrates 11 years of as a part of the vehicle electrification and hybrid industry. O
July 20, 2020
In its annual sustainability report, General Motors outlines its electrification and mobility initiatives as well as a previously unannounced electric full-size pickup.
July 17, 2020
Volvo Trucks North America isn’t letting the COVID-19-related drop in truck sales and corporate layoffs keep it from moving ahead with its electric truck development and its latest vocational truck models.
July 16, 2020