The largest commercial deployment of battery-electric trucks in North America is ramping up in Southern California for an eight-year run, state officials announced Aug. 31 during the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo.
Citing a “sense of urgency,” Volvo Trucks took a leadership position in the fight against climate change at the 2021 Advanced Clean Transportation Exhibition.
At the ACT Expo in Long Beach, California, Peterbilt General Chairman Jason Skoog mapped out four decisive moves he’d like to see happen to accelerate electric truck sales in North America.
If you’ve ever been in New York City and purchased a beer from a bar, restaurant or similar establishment, there is a sizable chance that it got there by way of Manhattan Beer Distributors. The New York fleet services all of metro New York City with its 400 trucks, delivering 45 million cases of beer a year.
As the widescale deployment of battery-electric vans, buses, and trucks nears, fleets are beginning to define the changes and requirements needed in the shops that will support these vehicles.
Hino unveiled a hydrogen fuel-cell-electric prototype version of its Class 8 XL8 truck at the 2021 ACT Expo in Long Beach, California, Aug. 31.
Volvo Trucks North America has delivered the first of five all-electric VNR Electric heavy-duty trucks to New York City-based beer and beverage distributor Manhattan Beer Distributors. This will use the electric trucks to serve customers throughout New York City, Long Island and surrounding areas.
When considering a move to contract maintenance, the private fleet manager needs to share details of their fleet’s operation with the outside service provider so that the service provider has full knowledge of the carrier’s needs and can tailor a program specifically for that fleet.
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm and National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy filmed a White House Weekly Conversation video in the cab of a Kenworth fuel-cell electric truck.
Karmak recently partnered with Gateway Truck & Refrigeration and Mack and Volvo Trucks to host a summit for Fusion clients.
Transitioning all or part of your fleet to battery electric trucks can seem intimidating, because the process affects not only the trucks themselves, but also the bigger business picture. Dwell time, PMs, fuel costs, even your fleet’s physical site – it’s all going to change. You might be confident that your choice of electric trucks is sound, but what about your charging infrastructure?
The estimate and approval process is fully integrated into Uptime Pro and incorporates diagnostics, repair information, and photos from DTNA’s Express WriteUp mobile app into a service case in the Decisiv SRM platform.