ITF Transport Outlook: Cutting transport CO2 now reduces investment needs for core infrastructure
The transport sector can still reduce its CO2 emissions by about 80% over the next 25 years (compared to 2019).
Kenworth announces T680 hydrogen fuel cell commercialization plans
The T680 FCEV has a range of up to 450 miles, depending upon driving conditions.
California approves regulation that ends combustion truck sales in 2036
Some fleet owners will have to transition a percentage of their vehicles by certain dates to meet expected zero-emission milestones.
Zero-emission vehicle infrastructure incentives offer $10.4M to applicants
Through this infrastructure incentive, EV Fast Track applicants could receive funding for up to 75% of equipment and software costs, according to the release.
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
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
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:
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