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Nikola updates fuel-cell truck plans for North American market, FMCSA shuts down driver
An Idaho-based trucker was issued a shutdown order after a crash and subsequent breathalyzer tests leading to DUI charges. Also: Nikola unveils its plans for hydrogen fuel-cell electric trucks; and an HHG mover pleaded guilty to a scam conspiracy.
February 24, 2021
Grid vulnerabilities for commercial EVs are troubling
Electric trucks and vans have a much lower TCO than conventional but grid vulnerabilities demonstrated this week in Texas and other states could bring on serious setbacks for fleets that are eager to embrace all-electric powertrains.
February 18, 2021
Electric trucks run 'amazing' up Pikes Peak
Though it was 'not a competition,' all-electric Peterbilt 579EV and Kenworth T680 fuel cell deliver impressive and different results.
January 22, 2021
Kenworth testing Gen2 range-extended electrics
Kenworth recently delivered two prototype Kenworth T680 tractors, each equipped with a series hybrid-electric propulsion system, to Southern California drayage, warehouse and transportation company Total Transportation Systems Inc. (TTSI).
February 17, 2021
Navistar partners with GM, J.B. Hunt on hydrogen-powered RH
Under the partnership agreement, OneH2 will supply its hydrogen fueling solution, which includes hydrogen production, storage, delivery and safety and Navistar is taking a minority stake in OneH2.
January 29, 2021
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Navistar expanding in Texas, where it plans to build electric trucks
The additional property, which brings Navistar's total investment in the region to in excess of $275 million, will also house a state-of-the-art truck validation center and a truck specialty center to provide post-production customization.
February 11, 2021
DTNA putting millions into BEV powertrain
The company expects to invest upwards of $20 million in its Detroit, Michigan, manufacturing facility, which will serve as the source of Detroit ePowertrain components in North America when initial production begins later this year.
February 9, 2021
Engine parts makers argue federal fleet should include internal combustion
President Biden's recent executive order on climate change includes 'clean and zero-emission' vehicles. So, will some internal combustion engines qualify as clean? Stakeholders weigh in.
February 4, 2021
Meritor readies electric axle production
February 3, 2021
Fleet exec has plan to bridge the divide to electric trucks
After seeing the benefits of renewable diesel, Keith Wilson has a plan to make the fuel affordable to all fleets in Oregon and stay ahead of government regulations.
February 1, 2021
Hydrogen fuel cell
J.B. Hunt excited but cautious on fuel cell and all-electric technology as OEs see progress
After losing out on natural gas, J.B. Hunt is taking a more cautious approach to fuel cell and all-electric trucks
January 29, 2021
Green energies present many TCO unknowns
Market impacts for truck TCO estimation used to only be impacted by uncontrollable market variables like interest rates and residual value of used trucks.
January 29, 2021
Tesla Semi facing shortage of battery cells
Semi would use about five times more cells than a passenger car, yet would not retail for five times what a car would sell for, "so it kind of would not make sense for us to do the Semi right now,” said Tesla boss Elon Musk.
January 28, 2021
‘Game changing’ Toyota solid-state battery lighter, much more powerful than current lithium-ion
To further vehicle electrification, Toyota announced its development of a lighter, more powerful solid-state battery to be released in the next few years.
January 11, 2021
Ford still working on fuel cell while banking largely on all-electric
As Ford continues to focus on fuel cell technology, the company is primarily banking on all-electric vehicles. Learn more about their latest reveal on CCJ.
December 2, 2020
Fleets report success with tandem-capable CNG hybrid
Tandem hauling isn't for diesel trucks only anymore. Trucks powered by CNG and equipped with the Hyliion Hybrid System are capable of tandem hauls as well.
December 2, 2020
Tesla Semi slated for 24% range increased
Elon Musk announced the development of a battery for the long-awaited Tesla Semi that's slated to increase its range from 500 to 621 miles. Details on CCJ.
November 25, 2020
Ford unveils 2022 E-Transit with 40% reduction in total cost of ownership
Ford continues to embrace California’s zero-emissions policies and the Paris Agreement with its reveal of the 2022 E-Transit van. Details here on CCJ.
November 13, 2020
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Daimler, Cummins partnership puts writing on the wall for DD5, DD8 engines
DTNA will wind down production of its DD5, DD8 engines through medium-duty partnership with Cummins.
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