A sweeping new clean air plan that will impact the trucking industry with sharp increases in diesel emissions reduction goals has been released by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
A new player in the low-speed electric work truck segment launched with a plastic-bodied, battery-powered utility truck.
Walmart and a coalition of major freight shippers wants Congress to restore funding for the SmartWay clean trucking program that was cut by the Trump administration.
Trucking can be far more efficient and trucks a whole lot cleaner, but achieving such goals will require global cooperation and infrastructure investment.
Bollinger Motors, an upstate New York startup, has an audacious plan to introduce an aluminum, electric, all-wheel-drive sport and work truck.
Tire giant Michelin Group is working on a “smart tire” that uses no air, is made of plant-based recyclable plastics and has 3-D printed treads that can be changed as road and weather changes demand.
General Motors is excited about the future of hydrogen fuel cells, and not just for cars and trucks. GM has a “land, sea, air” strategy for the technology, fuel cell development chief Charles Freese told Trucks.com.
US Hybrid will enter the fuel cell truck effort with a Class 8 drayage truck for a test program at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Toyota and Kenworth also are testing Class 8 fuel cell drayage trucks there.
Kenworth will launch an electric-powered hydrogen fuel cell drayage truck this year and several natural gas-electric hybrid drayage trucks in 2018 as it continues developing low- and zero-emission alternatives to diesel trucks.