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NACFE Predicts a Zero-Emissions Freight Future

NACFE Predicts a Zero-Emissions Freight Future

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

Shell Looks at the Future of Fuel

Shell Looks at the Future of Fuel

At a recent conference at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Shell presented an array of speakers who sized up the state of alternative fuel technologies in trucking and a likely timeline for real-world adoption of these new means of moving freight.

November 27, 2019

Electric and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks at the NACV Show [Video]
Scania Showcases Cab-less Concept Autonomous Truck
Volvo Looks to Future with New Electric Truck, Plant Improvements

Volvo Looks to Future with New Electric Truck, Plant Improvements

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

Who's Going to Work on Electric and Alt-Fuel Trucks?

Who's Going to Work on Electric and Alt-Fuel Trucks?

Fleets of the future are likely to be powered by a variety of drivetrains and fuels. Can an industry dealing with a technician shortage find the skilled workers it needs to keep them running?

September 9, 2019

NACFE Report Outlines Benefits of Regional Haul Routes

NACFE Report Outlines Benefits of Regional Haul Routes

A switch to more regional haul routes, combined with a slate of new and emerging technologies, could transform the trucking industry on multiple fronts, says a new report from the North America Council for Freight Efficiency.

April 30, 2019

Lion Unveils Urban Class 8 Electric Truck

Lion Unveils Urban Class 8 Electric Truck

The Lion Electric Co. showed off its first all-electric Class 8 urban truck at the American Trucking Associations' Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting in Atlanta March 19, saying it will be commercialized this fall.

March 19, 2019

Nikola Teases New All-Electric Truck Models on Twitter

Nikola Teases New All-Electric Truck Models on Twitter

“ICE” – the internal combustion engine – “is the enemy. Not hydrogen or BEV,” said Nikola as it said in a tweet that it's going to produce both battery-electric and hydrogen-electric trucks.

February 11, 2019

CNG Trucks Offer ROI on Multiple Fronts

CNG Trucks Offer ROI on Multiple Fronts

Almost a decade ago, Sheehy Mail Contractors looked to save money by switching to CNG-powered trucks. Today, the benefits of that move affect far more than its bottom line.

June 12, 2018

Nikola Sues Tesla, Alleging Electric Truck Patent Infringement
Volkswagen Truck and Bus Reveals Future Transport Vision
Cummins Unveils Class 7 All-Electric Daycab Tractor
Electric Trucks Charge Ahead

Electric Trucks Charge Ahead

If you're an American fleet professional, it’s starting to look like your first, hands-on exposure to all the new transportation technology emerging today is going to with an electric truck.

May 2, 2017