“Diesel will be here for a long while, and [knowing] total cost of ownership remains the main motivator of acceptance for battery-electric and fuel-cell trucks.” That was the message of Sean Waters, Daimler Trucks North America’s vice president of Product Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, speaking at the Green Truck Summit.
March 5, 2020
Sweden’s Volvo Group has developed electric concept trucks for construction and regional-distribution applications in Europe.
December 10, 2019
At the Green Truck Summit, Carlton Rose, president of global fleet maintenance and engineering at UPS, said the desire for clean and quiet trucks is growing and pointed out how the global delivery giant has already made substantial investments in that green future.
March 5, 2019
A bipartisan push is under way in Congress to extend through this year certain tax credits that promote the adoption of alternatively powered vehicles.
March 1, 2019
Sweden-based AB Volvo announced on Jan. 23 that it will start selling electric trucks in Europe in 2019, with the first units entering service with select customers sometime this year – and the company's North American operations say they see a future for "electromobility" here as well.
January 23, 2018
Despite the plunge in oil prices that has driven down the pump price of diesel, two of the three means of fueling trucks with compressed natural have remained competitive, according to consultant Jon T. Gabrielsen.
March 28, 2016
A bill that would earmark funds for research and development of alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies as well as create truck-specific programs within the Department of Energy has been introduced in the House.
November 23, 2015
The California Air Resources Board has opted to “readopt” a Low Carbon Fuel Standard that requires a 10 percent reduction in the “carbon intensity of transportation fuels” by 2020.
September 25, 2015