Results of a study by electric utilities in Washington, Oregon, and California call for the installation of charging sites along the I-5 for medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks to reduce pollution caused by freight transport along the Pacific Coast.
June 22, 2020
In a bold move, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group agreed to join forces in an effort to speed up the development, establishment and acceptance of fuel cell vehicles – at a time when much of the focus on electric trucks among legacy truck makers has been on battery-electric solutions.
April 21, 2020
Calstart’s Global Commercial Vehicle Drive to Zero program (Drive to Zero) has lauched an online tool aimed at cataloging models of current and upcoming zero-emission commercial trucks, buses, and off-road equipment.
March 3, 2020
Ford is offering flex-fuel capability and an integrated air compressor for its 7.3L V-8 gasoline engine. The new 2021 F-600 Super Duty chassis cab is now available to order as well.
March 3, 2020
Los Angeles Sanitation has committed to transitioning its entire refuse truck fleet to zero-emission trucks by 2035. All LA Sanitation’s truck procurement will be 100% electric within the next two years.
February 4, 2020
Neuron EV has unveiled its Neuron EV Torq, an electric semi-truck that boasts improved sustainability, functionality, safety and convenience for commercial truck drivers.
December 11, 2019
A "messy middle" period of new alternative-fuel technology trials has already begun, a new report says. In a couple of decades, fleets will be moving freight in a zero-emissions mode both profitably and productively, it predicts.
December 10, 2019
Sweden’s Volvo Group has developed electric concept trucks for construction and regional-distribution applications in Europe.
December 10, 2019
Penske Truck Leasing said the two electric eCascadia Freightliner Class 8 tractors it is evaluating have already reached 10,000 real-world operational miles.
December 3, 2019
The Canadian based Lion Electric Company is developing various types of fully electric specialized Class 8 urban trucks, in collaboration with six partners and with a contribution of $5.9 million from the government of Quebec – but expect to see these trucks offered in the U.S. as well.
December 2, 2019
ConMet says its new eHub can power electric or hybrid vehicles - starting out with an alternative, fuel-saving way to power trailer refrigeration systems.
November 7, 2019
At the Technology Summit at the Volvo Customer Center in Dublin, Virginia, Volvo Trucks not only highlighted its latest technology; it also gave reporters a report on the state of the North American truck-building industry and the company's position within it.
September 12, 2019
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu has vetoed a bill that aimed to replace all of the state’s fleet vehicles with zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2041.
July 3, 2019
The Port of New Orleans has expanded its electric vehicle (EV) fleet with the help of grant funding.
June 21, 2019
The Lion Electric Co. and Boivin Évolution unveiled the world's first Class 8 truck with a powertrain and automated collection hopper that are 100% electric.
June 5, 2019