In a major endorsement of hydrogen fuel cell technology for trucking, Anheuser-Busch ordered up to 800 heavy-duty trucks from Nikola Motor Co. in a $720 million deal.
The California Air Resource Board’s new 380,000-square-foot headquarters in Riverside will feature a dedicated testing area for heavy- and medium-duty vehicles that run on diesel fuel.
More commercial fleet operators are converting their vehicles to propane because of its affordability, advantages in price and fueling-infrastructure simplicity.
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.
Workhorse Group, which just unveiled its W-15 electric pickup truck, says it has 5,000 non-binding orders, enough to launch production in 2018.
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.
As UPS launches the world’s first Class 6 hydrogen fuel cell delivery truck it will also test an unusual type of electric motor.
UPS will launch the first medium-duty delivery van powered by a hydrogen fuel cell electric drive system as it continues pressing for development of cleaner vehicles.
Mack Trucks is partnering with Oberon Fuels and the New York sanitation department to field test a Class 8 Mack tractor fueled with Dimethyl Ether, or DME, a low-emissions alternative to diesel. Volvo Trucks is also testing DME.
Ford Motor Co. announced a sweeping strategy to add electric and hybrid vehicles to its global fleet, including fuel-saving hybrid versions of its most famous nameplates – the F-150 pickup truck and the Mustang sports car.
Looking to expand its range of alternative fuel vehicles, General Motors announced that fleet buyers will be able to choose from compressed natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas in some Chevrolet and GMC trucks and vans.