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EV chassis developments continue as suppliers address technology, charging, maintenance issues

Not a day goes by, it seems, that there’s not news about new developments in electric vehicle chassis. Traditional truck OEMs and newcomers to the market alike are steadily announcing their latest plans and technologies, and fleets are taking notice.  Along with those developments, however, comes the need for fleet managers to address a number

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Autocar delivers first all-electric terminal tractor to Old Dominion Freight Line

Autocar has delivered its first battery-electric terminal tractor, the E-ACTT, to its customer, Old Dominion Freight Line. Autocar delivered the electric terminal tractor to Old Dominion Freight Line’s facility in Rialto, California for driver orientation before the international freight line deploys the truck into the field. Autocar, an original equipment manufacturer, announced the purpose-built E-ACTT in 2021. The

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Cellcentric, Mahle partner on fuel cell component supply

Cellcentric and Mahle have signed a letter of intent to cooperate in the field of fuel cell technology for use in heavy-duty commercial vehicles as well as for other applications with comparable requirements. The cooperation focuses on the development and series production of the system component flat membrane humidifier. Among other things, the technology improves

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Top takeaways from the Volvo Trucks Electromobility Summit

At the Volvo Trucks Customer Center in Dublin, Va., Volvo Trucks North America hosted customers, dealers and trucking media to dive into the nitty gritty of electric truck acquisition and operation–going beyond the VNR Electric truck itself to also discuss financial support and services, infrastructure development and more. Here’s what we’ve learned during our day

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Microgrids, explained: A cost-effective, sustainable option for your EV fleet

New models of electric vehicles are hitting the market at a rapid pace as efforts to combat climate change kick into high gear. While electric vehicles (EVs) eliminate gas emissions directly correlated with vehicle exhaust, in many cases, fossil fuels are still used to produce the electricity to charge them. Microgrids provide an alternative to

Webasto launches the Webasto Go Charger in the US and Canada

Webasto Charging Systems, a subsidiary of Webasto Group, has launched the Webasto Go, a Level 2 mobile EV Charger, for electric vehicle owners. The mobile charger, developed, tested, and produced by Webasto, is a globally certified product and is now available in the US and Canada. Further rollouts are planned for the rest of the

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Verizon Connect introduces new EV features for Reveal

Mobile workforce managers looking to make more informed investment and planning decisions as they consider moving to electric vehicles (EVs) from their gasoline-powered ones will benefit from new enhancements, developed exclusively for EVs, in the Verizon Connect Reveal fleet management platform. For those customers who have already made the leap to EVs, the new updates

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Sustainability road trip! A logistics journey to renewable energy

Editor’s note: QCD has been a leader in electric truck adoption. The headlines and mile markers have been numerous. So when Shane Blanchette group vice president, continuous improvement, QCD, reached out to share the company’s sustainability journey, we jumped at the chance to hand him the proverbial editorial mic. So here’s Blanchette, take it away

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No one is talking about this reason electric trucks are losing range

Electric trucks are out there all over the country – nay, the world – not meeting the battery range they should be expected to. Why? There are plenty of possibilities. But I’m talking about the one no one is talking about. It’s not the trucks themselves, or range-saving add-ons. It’s not the charger or the

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