Beyond EV total cost of ownership
Einride’s success with its heavy-duty electric tractor fleet is rooted in driving overall equipment efficiency.
BYD delivers its first battery electric terminal tractor to Manhattan Beer Distributors
Manhattan Beer Distributors just received an electric terminal tractor which can provide 22 to 26 hours of consecutive operation.
BYD unveils Type A school bus with V2G technology
BYD (Build Your Dreams) recently unveiled the Type A battery-electric school bus, “the Achiever,” at theTransporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs (TSD) Conference. The Type A is equipped with vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology that allows the school bus to serve as a power source that provides clean energy during the hours it’s not being operated.
BYD, AVSTA agree on battery electric school buses
BYD and the Antelope Valley Schools Transportation Agency (AVSTA) announced Monday a plan to bring 20 battery electric school buses to students in the Antelope Valley. The buses will be built in Lancaster, Calif., at the BYD Coach and Bus facility by members of the SMART Union. AVSTA CEO Morris Fuselier III expressed excitement about
Photo gallery: CARB, CALSTART showcase zero-emission trucks
CARB and CALSTART hosted their first Zero Emission Truck Showcase and Ride and Drive at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., earlier this month, showcasing 25 OEMs and fleet operators including Xos, GreenPower Motor Co., Ford, GM, Kenworth, Navistar, Nikola, Hyundai, Workhorse, BYD, Phoenix Motorcars, Orange EV, Lion Electric, AME, Lightning eMotors, Hyzon, Motiv
Photo Gallery: ACT Expo 2022
Surprises were around every corner at ACT Expo. Take the electric International RH truck above. It was hanging out at the Navistar Next technology trailer. No announcement, and International was tight-lipped about the equipment details, but it was there. And here’s a look under the hood. A pretty cool tease, and hopefully we’ll hear more
Zero-emission truck, bus availability grows, but is the pace fast enough?
According to the latest data derived from CALSTART’s Global Commercial Vehicle Drive to Zero program and campaign, total models available for zero-emission trucks (ZETs) and buses (ZEBs) will have grown nearly 26% globally since 2020 by the end of this year, from 433 models to 544 models–in spite of global economic and supply chain challenges
What BYD brings to the EV fleet table, and the challenges it faces as a new OEM
You used to be able to say, “It’s not every day there’s a new truck OEM.” Thanks to the rapid advancements of EV technology, it now definitely feels like there are new OEMs every day. But it takes more than clever marketing to capture fleet attention. You have to prove your potential. BYD did that
BYD transit bus, motor coaches eligible for California 2022 HVIP Funding
BYD announced that buyers of its line of American-made battery-electric transit buses and motorcoaches are eligible for incentives through the California Air Resources Board (CARB) 2022 Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). Vehicles in the voucher program include BYD’s entire battery electric transit bus and motorcoach lines. HVIP is a first-come,
BYD, Nikola zero-emissions trucks help Anheuser-Busch deliver game-day beer
Anheuser-Busch has teamed up with fleet partners, Nikola Corporation and BYD Motors, to deliver Bud Light NEXT with zero-emissions. The special ‘zero-emission delivery’ leveraged the technology of both partner to sustainably deliver beer from Anheuser-Busch’s brewery in Van Nuys, California to bars and retailers in Los Angeles using only zero-emission vehicles. The extended range Nikola
BYD introduces Type A battery electric school bus
BYD introduced its Type A battery electric vehicle, a zero-emission school bus that combines design, performance and safety together in a package built to meet the needs of students and administrators. The BYD Type A offers innovative vehicle-to-grid technology, allowing the vehicle to serve as a power storage resource when it’s not transporting students. The
BYD introduces next generation electric trucks
BYD unveiled two battery-electric heavy-duty trucks, the Gen3 8TT and 6F vehicles. The company says that the upgraded cabs offer improved aerodynamics and energy efficiency and come standard with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). The trucks are equipped with an electronic parking brake system, offer keyless entry and push to start functions, and have up