ACT Expo: A recap podcast, part 1

ACT Expo: A recap podcast, part 1

For many, the ACT Expo this September was the first industry event since before COVID-19 set its sights on U.S. shores. The zero-emissions expo, held in Long Beach, California, also came at a fortuitous time—just as electrification is taking off in heavy-duty space, hydrogen fuel cells are creating more of a buzz, and decarbonization is becoming more urgent than ever.

This episode of the Fleet Future podcast recapping the ACT Expo features the full FE team: Editor Jason Morgan, Senior Editor David Sickels and yours truly, Managing Editor Alex Crissey. Jason attended the show, but David and I did not, so we peppered him with questions for enough time that the conversation had to be broken into two parts. Part one is below; listen to part two here.

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