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Bezos backed climate group shuns biofuels, Cummins and others push back
Even Jeff Bezos' own efforts at decarbonization at Amazon have come under question following a report from a climate action group that he supports. Cummins, the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas and others counter the group's criticism of biofuels.
July 20, 2022
Startup lands big electric van deal with Walmart
Walmart has agreed to buy thousands of electric delivery vans from an Arkansas-based start-up.
July 13, 2022
Test drive: Peterbilt Model 536 with Cummins L9N natural gas engine
Electrification and hydrogen are clearly the ways of the future, but natural gas is a right-now solution for motor carriers seeking to shrink their carbon footprint.
July 6, 2022
Cummins, Hyliion announce partnership on hybrid truck
Cummins and Hyliion, both of whom are bullish on renewable natural gas, announced this week that they'll be working together to improve natural gas engine efficiency in Hyliion's Hypertruck ERX.
June 29, 2022
GM's electric BrightDrop vans roll out to FedEx
FedEx announced this week that it received 150 all-electric vans from GM subsidiary BrightDrop.
June 22, 2022
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Volvo debuts hydrogen fuel cell zero-emission truck
Volvo Trucks showcased its next innovation in reducing global emissions this week, offering a first glimpse at its zero-emission Class 8 tractor powered by a hydrogen fuel cell.
June 20, 2022
Ford tech training expansion includes EV courses
Ford announced an expansion of its tech training program which will include EV courses high voltage systems safety, hybrid vehicle components and operation and battery electric vehicle (BEV) components and operation
June 15, 2022
'Economic pressures' and 'supply chain constraints' have U.S. automakers asking Congress for more EV, PHEV incentives
Ford, GM, Stellantis and Toyota asked Congress this week to abolish the limit on the number of consumers eligible for EV and PHEV tax incentives.
June 14, 2022
Hyzon fuel cell truck impresses with power and zero emissions
The low maintenance, instant torque, quiet operation and zero emissions of Hyzon's Class 8 fuel cell truck has impressed a Southern California fleet that's been operating the truck since last summer.
June 9, 2022
New hydrogen, nat gas tank may provide 'disruptive technology' for fleets
Hexagon Composites has teamed up with Austrian-based Cryoshelter to help market a new fuel tank that's capable of providing trucks with range-extending liquified hydrogen and renewable natural gas.
June 8, 2022
Nation's first all-electric bucket truck rolling out later this month
Xcel Energy announced this week that the nation's first all-electric utility truck will be going to work later this month at their headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn.
June 8, 2022
Fleets share ride and drive impressions of zero emission trucks and vans
Fleets looking to shrink their carbon footprint provide feedback on zero emission trucks and vans from a recent ride and drive event at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California.
June 3, 2022
New solar-charged electric pickup offers more seating, bigger box than competition
With competition heating up in the electric pickup market, Edison Future pushed to create a pickup that stands out from the rest.
June 1, 2022
Volvo Trucks Academy opens facility for electric truck training
Volvo Trucks North America announced the Volvo Trucks Academy opened a new facility in Tinley Park, Ill., to expand access to battery-electric truck training.
May 25, 2022
Cummins hydrogen engine offers more capability, lower cost over all-electric
Cummins talked with CCJ about their recently debuted 15-liter hydrogen engine which they see as an ideal bridge to zero emissions for regional and long-haul where all-electric may not be an ideal fit.
May 20, 2022
Tesla Semi reservations start at $20K
Your first Tesla Semi can be reserved for $20,000. Subsequent reservations cost more.
May 18, 2022
3PL GoBolt expands to US with goal to reach 12.75M households with EVs
The company has ordered 170 electric vehicles to service its existing markets New Jersey and Los Angeles and its upcoming operations in Houston, Miami, Dallas, Austin and Atlanta. The company plans to eventually be in every major U.S. city.
May 17, 2022
All-Electric Ford Vehicles Will Be Available to Rent at United Rentals
The company's initial delivery of 120 F-150 Lightning trucks and 30 E-Transit vans will be available to customers and employees in the second half of 2022.
May 10, 2022
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2023 Ford Super Duty gets big boost in diesel power
Highlights for the 2023 Ford Super Duty include a new high-performance diesel option, a new 6.8-liter gas engine, interior and exterior changes and more driver assist features than ever before.
2022 GMC Sierra AT4X is the whole package
Werner aims to buy 500 Cummins hydrogen engines as station options grow
Electric Peterbilt trucks roll out to Southern fleet
Hydrogen fuel cell
Ford rolling out fuel cell F-550 utility truck