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TuSimple co-founder kicks off new fuel cell truck company to help take on supply chain setbacks
Supply chain issues can hinder fleets and OEMs alike as they focus more on trucks that offer both zero emissions and autonomous driving capabilities. TuSimple co-founder Mo Chen hopes to change that with his latest company Hydron.
June 10, 2022
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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
It’s a numbers game
As of Spring this year, there are reportedly more than 140,000 orders for zero-emissions Class 2b-8 vehicles, but as of last December, CALSTART reported there were only about 1,250 ZEVs of all classes registered in the U.S.
June 6, 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
Examining the full life cycle emissions of 'zero-emission' powertrains
In this week's 10-44, a look at ATRI's latest report examining the full life cycle carbon dioxide emissions of battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell electric trucks.
May 19, 2022
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Westport debuts hydrogen HPDI system
Westport claims its H2 HPDI system offers better performance than diesel units with up to 98% fewer emissions.
May 3, 2022
Electric vehicles' lack of fuel tax leaves highway funding in limbo
Meaningful action on EV's impact on the Highway Trust Fund is likely several years away.
April 12, 2022
Mexican trucker shut down by FMCSA following drug, license violations
The driver was found to have a Mexican commercial license and a Washington state license after failing a drug test. Also: Battery electric trucks made up less than 2% of the market last year but are estimated to steadily climb through 2027.
February 10, 2022
Navistar's new CEO: Company 'won't be late' to electrification, but long-haul not a priority
While battery tech is likely to win out in the long-term, Navistar CEO Mathius Carlbaum says the U.S. is "slightly behind the curve" compared to other countries.
February 6, 2022
Climate inaction is not an option for the trucking industry
When Rakesh Aneja, head of eMobility at Daimler Trucks, said at ACT Expo earlier this year that “inaction is not an option,” I tend to agree.
November 4, 2021
NACFE has estimated that if every Class 8 vehicle produced today was magically a ZEV, it would still take 15 to 20 years to migrate them into 100% replacement of the existing vehicles.
September 7, 2021
Drivewyze demonstrates automated roadside inspections
The e-Inspections would automate many parts of a normal roadside inspection, saving time for fleets and drivers. Also: Nikola partners with Bosch for fuel-cell production; Bison adds two BEV trucks for cross-border operations.
September 3, 2021
Schneider places big electric Freightliner order | Hino debuts fuel cell Class 8
50 BEVs headed to Schneider's SoCal operations. Also: In October 2020, Hino unveiled its Project Z – a development path to zero emissions Class 4 through Class 8 trucks; Barr-Nunn Transportation is expanding its Assured Pay fleet offering.
September 1, 2021
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Toyota heavy-duty fuel cells coming in 2023
Toyota said its manufacturing plant in Kentucky will being producing fuel cell modules for Class 8 trucks in 2023.
August 25, 2021
Cummins, Air Products announce hydrogen partnership
Cummins will provide hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains for selected OEM partners’ heavy-duty trucks for Air Products, as Air Products begins the process of converting its global fleet of distribution vehicles to hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
July 27, 2021
Hyundai set to deploy hydrogen tractors in California
NorCAL ZERO, where Hyundai expects to supply 30 XCIENT Fuel Cell by early 2023, will be the largest deployment of Class 8 hydrogen-powered vehicles in the U.S.
July 26, 2021
Trucking calls on House Democrats to reject liability insurance hike
Trucking joins group petition asking members of the U.S. House of Representatives to reject an increase of motor carriers’ minimum liability insurance requirements. Also: Nikola expects to kick off BEV, fuel cell test with port partner.
May 7, 2021
Fleets can cash-in on their used EV batteries
Fleets that eventually exhaust their EV batteries can use them for back-up power or to charge other EVs, sell them as second-life power sources, trade them in for new batteries and eventually recycle them.
March 15, 2021
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Service and repair
Maintaining proper tire pressure presents 'huge opportunity in today's volatile fuel market'
Aside from keeping an eye on the numbers at the pumps, tire experts advise keeping a close eye on tire pressure to help maximize fuel economy at a time when fuel prices have reached historic highs.
Supreme Court will not hear trucking's AB 5 case, law will take effect for industry
Growth of used truck values rival stock market from mid-2020 to mid-2022
Kenan Advantage Group acquires Louisiana petrochem company
USA Truck acquired by DB Schenker
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