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Autocar, Rocsys bring hands-free charging to EV fleets

The chargers use soft robotics, computer vision technology and AI to help ensure successful plug-ins.

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GM, Autocar collaborate on zero-tailpipe-emissions commercial vehicles

These jointly developed trucks will be powered by GM’s Hydrotec power cubes.

Mitsubishi Capital, Autocar and Chargepoint partner to provide bundled EV fleet financing

The “Power Up” program is a vehicle financing solution that is designed to help customers grow their electric fleets.

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Autocar, Heil display integrated refuse EV at Waste Expo

E-ACX’s dual electric drive is said to deliver torque that can compare to any current ICE in the refuse space.

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Autocar integrates Hexagon Agility’s Blue iQ into Always Up display

Hexagon Agility, a provider of compressed natural gas (RNG/CNG) systems for commercial vehicles and gas transportation solutions, announced that Autocar has integrated Hexagon Agility’s Blue iQ smart gauge into its Always Up display. Hexagon Agility’s Blue iQ smart gauge allows RNG/CNG trucks to have real-time information about the truck’s fuel management system displayed, which calculates

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Stater Bros. Markets receives its first Autocar all-electric terminal tractor

Autocar, manufacturer of specialized severe-duty vocational trucks, announced the delivery of its battery-electric terminal tractor, the E-ACTT, to supermarket chain Stater Bros. Markets. The California-based grocer has implemented its first all-electric terminal tractor into its distribution fleet to meet corporate environmental goals. Autocar delivered the E-ACTT to the Stater Bros. distribution center in San Bernardino, Calif., and

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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Hendrickson announces Haulmaax EX suspension Autocar availability

Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced that it has partnered with Autocar to offer the next generation Haulmaax EX as a part of the chassis enhancements for the ACX and DC-64TM models. According to Hendrickson, Haulmaax EX is built for both on-and off-highway, has an equalizing beam that distributes the load equally between both axles

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Autocar to offer Cummins X12 engine

Cummins Inc. announced that starting in the fourth quarter of this year, Autocar, an American manufacturer of severe-duty, cab-over-engine vocational trucks, will introduce the X12 in its ACX(r) model. “With its best-in-class power-to-weight ratio, Cummins believes that the X12 engine will be well suited to address the needs of the refuse market as well as

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Onspot Automatic Tire Chain kits now available for AUTOCAR Yard Spotter tractors

Yard tractor operators faced with snow packed or ice covered freight and distribution terminal facilities can eliminate the need to install conventional tire chains on AUTOCAR Yard Spotter tractors by equipping them with Onspot Automatic Tire Chains kits from Onspot of North America. With the Onspot system, AUTOCAR Yard Spotter tractor operators can engage and