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Kuehne+Nagel uses Zeem Solutions’s electric-trucks-as-a-service model

Kuehne+Nagel uses Zeem electric trucks to service regional warehouses and distribution centers within a 60-90 mile radius of LAX.

The Biden Administration signs ambitious global agreement to accelerate zero-emission transport

The Biden Administration announced a landmark endorsement of zero-emission transport at COP27. The United States signed the Global Memorandum of Understanding (Global MOU) on Zero-Emission Medium-and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, an international agreement supporting a path to 100% new zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicle (MHDV) sales by 2040 with a targeted floor of 30% new zero-emission MHDV sales by 2030. Co-led by CALSTART’s Drive

Lightning eMotors repowers vehicles for zero-emission shuttle services

Lightning eMotors, a provider of zero emissions medium duty commercial vehicles and electric vehicle technology, is giving old gasoline and diesel vehicles a second zero-emissions life by repowering a variety of passenger transit vehicles for shuttle service providers to some of the leading tech companies located throughout Silicon Valley. The all-electric vehicles include Class 3

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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

Morgan Truck Body, EAVX highlights zero-emission equipment

Morgan Truck Body featured two advanced-technology truck bodies at the first Zero-Emission Truck Showcase + Ride and Drive, June 8 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, hosted by The California Air Resources Board (CARB) and organized by CALSTART. The event provided an opportunity for industry OEMs and fleet operators to discuss the state

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Orange EV unveils the e-TRIEVER zero emission electric yard truck

Orange EV has recently announced its new Model Year 2022 e-TRIEVER. The e-TRIEVER builds upon the T-Series’ foundation. Basic specifications for the 4×2 e-TRIEVER:• GCWR: 81,000 lbs.• Speed: Up to 25 mph• Battery Capacity: 180 kWh or 100 kWh• Charge Rate: Up to 70 kW• Range: Up to 24 hours on a single charge• Motor:

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EPA’s ‘Clean Truck Plan’ proposes stronger standards for heavy-duty vehicles

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing new, stronger standards to promote clean air and reduce pollution from heavy-duty vehicles and engines starting in model year (MY) 2027. The proposed standards would reduce emissions of smog- and soot-forming nitrogen oxides (NOx) from heavy-duty gasoline and diesel engines and set updated greenhouse gas (GHG) standards for certain commercial vehicle categories.  This proposed

Are EVs sticking around for the long-haul? 

It seems there isn’t a shortage of things we can find to disagree on. Everyone has their own view (and a side that opposes them), and the trucking industry is no exception. But not being able to see eye to eye on hot topics isn’t necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it may just lead

ZETA endorses rural-area EV charging infrastructure

The Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA) endorsed the bipartisan Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure For Farmers Act that was introduced by Representative Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07) and Representative Tom Rice (R-SC-07). This bill expands the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) to include electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. REAP is administered by the United States Department of Agriculture and

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ACT Expo: A recap podcast, part 2

It’s time for part two! For those who missed it, the last episode of Fleet Future featured Editor Jason Morgan, Senior Editor David Sickels and yours truly, Managing Editor Alex Crissey, recapping September’s zero-emissions focused ACT Expo. Jason attended the show, but David and I did not, so we peppered him with questions for enough

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ACT Expo: A recap podcast, part 1

For many, the ACT Expo this September was the first industry event since before COVID-19 set its sights on U.S. shores. The zero-emissions expo, held in Long Beach, California, also came at a fortuitous time—just as electrification is taking off in heavy-duty space, hydrogen fuel cells are creating more of a buzz, and decarbonization is

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ZF announces that AxTrax electric axle is on the Freightliner Innovation Fleet eCascadia

ZF has announced that its AxTrax electric axle is being used on the eCascadia for Freightliner Trucks’ Innovation Fleet. “The ZF electric drive axle, AxTrax, offers zero-emission driving with maximized performance and minimal noise emission—ideal for battery electric vehicles, hybrid drives and fuel cell technology. It enables trucks the efficient entrance into zero-emission city zones,”

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