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Brazilian Brewer Adds 1,600 VW Electric Trucks

Brazilian brewing company Ambev is adding 1,600 battery-electric trucks from Volkswagen, which was triggered by a government policy that applied a new fixed minimum freight fare for diesel truckers.

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Could Benefit From Ammonia Breakthrough

In what could be good news for the growth and adoption of hydrogen-fuel-cell-vehicles, an Australian agency says it has developed a way to create hydrogen from ammonia – and ammonia is far easier to store and transport than hydrogen. In fact, Ammonia stores almost twice as much energy as liquid hydrogen.

Continental Shows Off Advanced Transportation Technology

If you only think "tires" when you think of Continental, think again. HDT's Jack Roberts shares a preview of some of the high-tech solutions the company will showcase at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in September in Germany.

On Tariffs, Trade Wars, and Unintended Consequences

Trucking largely supported Donald Trump for president because of his promises to reduce regulation (which he’s been working on) and put in place pro-business policies (such as the tax cut.) But his trade war has a great many businesses concerned, if not up in arms – and it could even affect the economy.

Mercedes-Benz Shows Fuel Cell Sprinter Van

Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz Vans division showed off a concept Sprinter that delivers power from a hydrogen fuel cell stack to an electric motor that could achieve an effective range of 500 kilometers (310 miles). Executives showed the vehicle to journalists in Hamburg, Germany, on July 3.