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How Will COVID-19 Affect the Development of Electric Trucks?

There has been some talk about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the development of alternative-fueled trucks, specifically commercial battery-electric vehicles. The North American Council for Freight Efficiency weighs in with this Guest Voices commentary.

NACFE: Trucking Through Uncertainty [Video]

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency reached out to a number of industry representatives, as well as some drivers who are facing the COVID-19 outbreak first-hand, to speak about how the pandemic is affecting trucking.

Season Two of HDT Talks Trucking Podcast Now Available

Season two of the HDT Talks Trucking podcast is now available, covering topics such as California’s AB5 law restricting the use of independent contractors, autonomous trucks, electric trucks, and reducing unscheduled downtime.

Faster Truck Development Cycles Help Muddy the Definition of Production

What does it mean for a medium- or heavy-duty commercial truck to be “in production”? It’s a question that has come up more and more as startup truck makers developing new electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles enter the market, so the North American Council for Freight Efficiency has put out a report attempting to formulate an answer.

NACFE Fleets Saved Almost $900 Million in Fuel Costs

The North American Council for Fuel Efficiency’s 2019 Annual Fleet Fuel Study found that the 21 participating fleets have saved almost $900 million in combined fuel costs since 2017. But there's a “significant” performance gap between them and typical fleet performance.

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.