U.S. Department of Energy Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Daimler Truck North America executive joins U.S. Government’s Electric Vehicle Working Group

DTNA’s head of eMobility has been appointed to the newly founded EV Working Group (EVWG) by the U.S. DOE, DOT.

How rational are the DOE’s hydrogen hub projects?

A Department of Energy report observes that heavy-duty truck use of fuel cell technology ‘will be highly depending on the build-out of refueling infrastructure.’

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Eaton announces contributions to SuperTruck II program

Eaton announced that it is contributing several components to truck manufacturers participating in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s SuperTruck II program. SuperTruck II is a partnership between the DOE, truck manufacturers and equipment suppliers. SuperTruck II is a continuation of the DOE’s SuperTruck initiative, which launched in 2010 with the goal to improve heavy-duty

More medium-duty electric trucks are coming to market

When Mark Smith, program manager of technology integration with the Vehicle Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, spoke on the subject of fleet electrification at the recent Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference, part of his presentation covered the 21st Century Truck Partnership. The 21CTP, he noted,

Peloton to participate in NEXTCAR program, readies platooning system for 2017 launch

Peloton Technology has announced that it will participate in the Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR) program sponsored by the U.S Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The goal of the project is to cut heavy-duty truck fuel use by 20% through the use of platooning technology. Led by