Cummins launches Accelera brand for its New Power business unit
The new brand will provide battery electric and fuel cell electric solutions across a range of commercial and industrial applications.
Hydrogen ICE vehicle shipments to hit 400,000 by 2040
Hydrogen ICE vehicles are most attractive for when battery electric alternatives are unavailable or not fit for purpose.
The biggest heavy-duty truck stories of 2022
Let’s put this year in perspective. In January, just 12 months ago, the U.S. set a record for COVID-19 hospitalizations. Five months later in May, ACT Expo in-person attendance grew by 60% compared to the show that took place nine months earlier and the truck market was booming but hampered by supply chain shortages. And
Hyliion acquires hydrogen, fuel agnostic generator technology from GE
Hyliion, a provider of electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a new hydrogen and fuel agnostic capable generator (“KARNO”) from GE Additive–part of GE–in metal additive technologies and manufacturing. The KARNO generator emerged out of GE’s long-running R&D investments in metal additive manufacturing across
Hexagon successfully acquires 40% stake in Cryoshelter
Hexagon Composites and Hexagon Purus recently announced that it signed an agreement to acquire a 40% stake in Cryoshelter GmbH, an Austria based company specialized in the development of cryogenic tank technology for liquid (renewable) natural gas (LNG/RLNG) and liquid hydrogen (LH2). Hexagon is pleased to announce that the transaction has been successfully completed, and
Volvo Trucks showcases hydrogen fuel cell truck
To decarbonize transport, Volvo Trucks already offers battery electric trucks and trucks that run on renewable fuels, such as biogas. In the second half of this decade, a third CO2-neutral option will be added to its product portfolio–fuel cell electric trucks powered by hydrogen. The fuel cell electric trucks will have an operational range comparable
Balancing passion and pragmatism to bring zero-emissions trucks to the market
On a wall in Peter Voorhoeve’s office hang numerous framed photos of happy handshakes and the hand-off of keys to the owners of Volvo Trucks VNR Electric–early fleet adaptors who have jumped into the electrification deep end. The Volvo Trucks North America president is clearly passionate about the shift to increasingly sustainable trucking equipment. He
Decarbonization starts today: Quick thoughts from our visit with Cummins
Cummins is serious about sustainability. To prove it, they invited me out to their corporate headquarters to talk through the product plan and what Cummins calls “Destination Zero”–a path to zero carbon emissions powertrain options. The big takeaway was that Cummins isn’t going to wait for a single, perfect solution, quite possibly because there is
Daimler Truck, Cummins partner on hydrogen fuel cell Freightliner Cascadia
Cummins Inc. and Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) are collaborating to upfit and validate Freightliner Cascadia trucks with a Cummins hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for use in North America. Freightliner will leverage Cummins’ fourth generation fuel cell powertrain, which provides improved power density, efficiency and durability. The joint effort will support both organizations’ goals to
ACT Expo 2022 Live Blog: Day 1
ACT Expo is back, and bigger than ever. That’s not marketing talk, that’s numbers. Attendance has ballooned by 60% compared to last year. Attendance is up to 6,000 people and counting. “Clearly a reflection of what’s going on in the industry,” said Erik Neandross, chief executive officer, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates, owners of the show.
What zero-emissions trucks need to reach full-scale adoption
Look, you don’t need me to tell you about the massive outright potential of battery electric vehicles. You want lower fuel costs? Sounds good. Reduced maintenance costs? Most likely. An overall lower total cost of ownership? Well, possibly. The trouble is there are still several barriers that must be overcome before the trucking industry will
Symbio, Faurecia and Michelin to develop Class 8 hydrogen-fueled truck
The California Energy Commission (CEC) has selected Symbio, Michelin, Faurecia along with GTI and other industry partners, to develop and demonstrate a hydrogen-fueled, regional-haul Class 8 truck, as major contributors to a state-supported hydrogen mobility project. The “Symbio H2 Central Valley Express” project, supported with $2 million from the CEC, will develop and demonstrate a