Five truck trend takeaways from May
Your fleet’s role in facilitating the smooth and efficient movement of people and goods becomes paramount during this bustling period.
Hydrogen-powered mobility: Driving towards sustainable transport
It’s reassuring to know that there are a variety of technology choices available to support this transition, including natural gas.
Eight fleets selected to participate in NACFE’s electrification initiative
The transition to electric vehicles is about much more than just the trucks themselves. It is about charging, infrastructure and more.
The hydrogen truck reality: NACFE finds duty cycle sweet spot
Hydrogen and battery electric are not an “either/or” but an “and” for the zero-emission freight future, NACFE says.
Catch up on the news from TMC 2023 media day
Some call the Sunday before TMC a marathon while others call it back-to-back wind sprints. Whatever you call it, the result is the same: a deluge of truck industry news focused on service and uptime solutions. Sixteen press conferences brought news from every corner of trucking–from data-driven service solutions to suppliers updating their latest products.
We’re in the ‘Messy Middle’ of truck electrification, decarbonization
Here’s where NACFE says we’re going next.
The biggest medium-duty truck headlines of 2022
Medium-duty truck trends can be hard to pin down. After all, these trucks tackle a vast array of applications–from local pick-up and delivery vans running around every neighborhood across the country to municipal fleet trucks servicing utility lines. Think about it: Manufacturers build naked chassis just so that bodybuilders can dress it up with the
NACFE releases 2022 Fleet Fuel Study, new benchmarking tool
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) recently released its 2022 Fleet Fuel Study. A deep dive that analyzes the adoption of fuel-efficient technologies among major North American fleets. After a three-year, COVID-related pause from 2019-2021, NACFE is eager to share its findings in this report, investigating the adoption of various products and practices
NACFE: The Inflation Reduction Act will help electrify heavy-duty trucking
The Inflation Reduction Act’s (IRA’s) incentives for heavy-duty electric trucks could not come at a better time. The United States has over 4 million heavy-duty trucks that travel over 150 billion miles and create over 260 million tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per year. And trucking demand is expected to grow. With the IRA
Medium-duty box trucks are electrifiable, NACFE reports
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) released the fourth and final market segment report—Electric Trucks Have Arrived: The Use Case For Medium-Duty Box Trucks—based on findings from last year’s Run on Less – Electric (RoL-E) freight efficiency demonstration. The top level finding from the report is that 100% of that market segment will embrace
EV maintenance—what we’ve learned so far
Electric trucks, with fewer moving parts and fluids, as well as the elimination of exhaust aftertreatment systems, are widely expected to reduce equipment service needs. Likewise, routine maintenance for things likes brakes are anticipated to drop as well. Still, with electric commercial vehicles increasingly being operated across North America, fleets are on an EV learning
NACFE: Terminal tractors are good use case for electrification
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) today released the first of four market segment reports—Electric Trucks Have Arrived: The Use Case For Terminal Tractors—based on findings from last year’s Run on Less – Electric (RoL-E) freight efficiency demonstration. The top level finding from the report is that this Class 8 market segment, terminal tractors,