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Catch up with the electrification podcast series from Fleet Future

Managing Editor of Fleet Equipment Magazine


All throughout September and October, the Fleet Future podcast from FE has been focused on electrification, speaking with people throughout the industry on the details of electrification, the trucks that are coming to market and what interested fleets will need to know.

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Brush up on your electric truck knowledge below with all seven episodes of this podcast series.

Peterbilt on the newly available electric Model 220EV

Peterbilt Assistant Chief Engineer Darryl Oster joins the Fleet Future podcast to talk about the Model 220EV, which recently became available for order. In the episode, we go over the details on the new model, what applications it’s targeted toward and what interested fleets should do to prepare for electrification. Listen below for all that and more.

Volvo Trucks North America on the progress toward electrification

Brett Pope, director of electric vehicles for North America at Volvo Trucks North America, joins the show to talk about how electrification is progressing at Volvo, whether the events of 2020 have affected this progress and what fleets who might be interested in electric trucks should do to prepare.

International Trucks goes over the ‘four C’s’ of electrification

International Trucks Vice President of e-Mobility Gary Horvat is our guest as he goes over the OEM’s “four C’s” approach to bringing electric vehicles to market.

NACFE’s Mike Roeth on the potential for electric trucks in regional haul

On this episode of the Fleet Future podcast, Mike Roeth of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency joins the podcast to talk about NACFE’s Run on Less Regional and what it revealed about the potential for electric trucks in regional haul applications.

Electric truck talk with Daimler Trucks North America

Our series on electrification rolls on as Michael Scheib, head of e-mobility at Daimler Trucks North America, joins the Fleet Future podcast to talk about the company’s progress towards electrification—with production planned in 2022—what they’ve learned so far from testing and trials, and what fleets who might be interested in electric trucks need to know.

Kenworth on the new battery electric K270E, K370E

Following last month’s announcement that two Kenworth battery electric medium-duty trucks, the K270E and K370E, are now available for order, FE connected with John Luoma, director of product planning at Kenworth, to get additional details about these trucks, from the specs to the applications they are best suited for.

The State of Sustainable Fleets

In this episode, we zoom out a bit from the electric truck discussion and talk about alternative fuels and sustainability in general. Why might fleets be interested, and how do they get started?

A recently released study tackled some of those questions. The “State of Sustainable Fleets” report from Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, and sponsored by Daimler Trucks North America, Penske, Shell and Exelon Corp., was released in mid-August. You can hear from each of those sponsors in the episode.



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