As the trucking industry and anti-tax groups battle over whether higher fuel taxes or tolls are the best way to fund highway building and repairs, other groups want a national road-user charge.
Alternative fuels provider Trillium introduces a system for the trucking industry that combines power from the grid with on-site energy generation and storage to control fuel costs.
With the announcement of two new partnerships, two new e-axle systems and the acquisition of two companies, the world’s largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles moves into electric propulsion.
The CityFreighter CF1 is a battery electric medium-duty delivery truck prototype with an ultra-low loading floor, keyless entry and sleek modern design to make delivery jobs easier and more appealing.
Lion Electric Co. unveiled what it calls a “Class 8 urban truck” at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach on Wednesday.
Penske will add six more DC fast chargers to the 14 already in operation at its Southern California leasing facilities before taking delivery of more all-electric trucks, including Daimler’s eCascadia and eM2.
Electric delivery van maker Chanje partners with refrigerated unit supplier Thermo King on a demonstration vehicle that uses rooftop solar panels to maintain 100-plus miles of range.
California plans a new set of regulations that will govern how autonomous delivery trucks can be tested and deployed on public roads.
The California Air Resources Board is negotiating new green truck requirements, saying more action is needed to reduce truck emissions to meet the state’s targets.
Electrification will be strongest with medium-duty and delivery trucks followed by the heavy-duty sector, but full automation is still decades away.