Roush CleanTech, Penske Truck Leasing and Proterra Inc. announced a new collaboration under which Proterra will supply battery technology to Roush CleanTech for development of its next-generation Ford F-650 all-electric commercial truck. Roush CleanTech will integrate its advanced clean technology and control systems to leverage Ford’s medium-duty chassis and Proterra’s battery technology to Penske Truck
Roush CleanTech’s Ford F-650 battery electric truck has been granted the California Hybrid and Zero-emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) eligibility listing. The California Air Resources Board (CARB), in partnership with Calstart, launched the California HVIP vehicle purchase incentive program in 2009 to accelerate the acquisition of cleaner, more efficient trucks and buses
Roush CleanTech is providing Penske Truck Leasing with new Ford F-650 battery electric vehicles later this year for deployment across Southern California. The demonstration units were funded in part by the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the regulatory agency focused on improving air quality for large areas of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San
As a provider of alternative fuel vehicle technology, Roush CleanTech is best known for its propane autogas and compressed natural gas fuel systems for medium-duty commercial vehicles. Recently, the company expanded its alternative fuel portfolio with an all-electric version of the Ford F-650. Built on the OEM’s chassis, Roush CleanTech’s fully electric vehicles have a
Roush CleanTech, providers of propane autogas and compressed natural gas vehicles, has unveiled an all-electric Ford F-650. This is the first electric vehicle offered by Roush CleanTech. Built on the Ford F-650 chassis, Roush CleanTech’s new fully electric vehicles will have a lithium ion battery system of up to 225 kilowatt hours and 700 volts.
Environmental stewardship is taken very seriously at Nestlé Waters North America. To reduce its carbon footprint, the third largest non-alcoholic beverage company by volume in the U.S. is working to continue improving its recycling rates across North America. There is also a strong and ongoing commitment at the company to water stewardship and responsible packaging.
Roush CleanTech has developed a propane autogas fuel system for the Ford F-750 chassis that the company says costs less than similar diesel counterparts. Operating up to 33,000 GVWR, the company says that the model was created in response to the growing demand for an autogas-fueled medium-duty chassis for bobtail applications, cylinder delivery trucks, and
Roush CleanTech has developed an extended range fuel tank for the Ford E-450 chassis. With 64 usable gallons of propane autogas, the new tank holds 56% more fuel than the standard 41-usable gal. tank option. “We listened to our paratransit customers who wanted the Ford E-450 chassis, yet also needed more autogas fuel capacity,” said
One of the largest textile rental and supply companies in North America is expanding its program to include additional propane autogas fueled trucks. After a successful alternative fuels pilot, AmeriPride Services is adding 20 more Roush CleanTech Ford F-59 delivery trucks in Northern California later this year, according to AmeriPride. The company currently has five
H&S Bakery, a Baltimore-based provider of hearth-baked goods, recently unveiled a fleet of alternatively fueled vehicles powered by propane autogas. “We want our customers and community to know that we are investing in and working hard to meet our sustainability goals,” said Chuck Paterakis, vice president of transportation and logistics for H&S. “With propane autogas,
Asplundh, an international provider of vegetation management services to utilities and municipalities, is one of the first in its industry to adopt propane autogas for some of the medium-duty trucks in its fleet, according to Roush CleanTech, a designer, engineer, manufacturer and assembler of alternative fuel systems. “We were searching for a cost-effective alternative fuel
The Propane Education & Research Council released video interviews with U.S. equipment manufacturers highlighting their investment in developing and commercializing new propane technologies. The online video series, Clean American Innovation, goes behind-the-scenes at manufacturing facilities across the U.S. to capture footage of propane technologies in production. Companies featured in the series include Freightliner Custom Chassis