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March 13, 2018 - Global News

Australian EV Charging Company Opens Netherlands Headquarters

Photo courtesy of Tritium.

Electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure solutions developer, Tritium, has opened its European headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, to support the global growth of its fast-charging solutions.

Tags: Australia, Global, The Netherlands, EV Charging Stations

March 8, 2018 - Industry News

Sacramento Ups ZEV Mandate to 50%

Photo of the City of Sacramento's new fleet of Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles courtesy of City of Sacramento

The City of Sacramento, Calif., has updated its Fleet Sustainability Policy to require that 50% of all light-duty replacement vehicles purchased must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2018.

Tags: City of Sacramento, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Fleet Policy, Greening Policy

March 8, 2018 - Industry News

Electric Tesla Semi Spotted on California Highways

A recent YouTube video showed footage of a Tesla Semi driving in broad daylight on a highway near Sacramento, Calif., and Tesla founder Elon Musk later confirmed that it had started testing the electric truck.

Tags: Class 8, Tesla, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Electric Trucks, Tesla Semi

March 8, 2018 - Industry News

Motiv to Supply Spartan Motors with Electrified Step Van Chassis

Photo of EPIC F59 chassis courtesy of Motiv.

Spartan Motors has signed an agreement with Motiv Power Systems to supply battery-electric chassis products for Class 4-6 Utilimaster step vans for three years.

Tags: Work Truck Show, Utilimaster, Spartan Motors, Motiv Power Systems, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Step Vans

March 7, 2018 - Industry News

General Motors to Boost Chevy Bolt EV Production

Photo of 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV courtesy of GM.

General Motors will increase production of its Chevrolet Bolt EV this year at its Orion Assembly Plant in Oakland County, Mich., as part of the company's "path to an all-electric future," chief executive Mary Barra told attendees at an energy conference.

Tags: Chevrolet, Vehicle Production, General Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Chevrolet Bolt EV

March 7, 2018 - Industry News

Isuzu Testing Battery-Electric Cabover

Photo of electric plug on NPR courtesy of Isuzu.

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America showed a battery-electric N-Series cabover at the Work Truck Show that's now serving as a research vehicle to allow the manufacturer to gauge interest from fleets who would use the truck for certain applications.

Tags: Class 5, Isuzu N-Series, Cabovers, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Electric Trucks, Isuzu, Work Truck Show, Medium-Duty Trucks

March 6, 2018 - Industry News

Ford Highlights Electrified, Modified Vehicles

Photo of current Transit van courtesy of Ford.

Ford Motor Co. partners will be showcasing a truck and vans upfitted from the three participants of its eQVM vehicle modifier program — XL Hybrids, Motiv Power Systems, and Lightning Systems — at the NTEA Work Truck Show this year.

Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Ford, XL Hybrids, Motiv Power Systems, Lightning Systems, Ford Transit

March 6, 2018 - Industry News

Lightning Systems to Offer Hydrogen-Powered Transit Van

Photo of electrified Transit cargo van courtesy of Lightning Systems.

Lightning Systems will begin delivering its battery-electric Ford Transit cargo van later this month and will eventually offer a hydrogen fuel-cell model, the vehicle modifier announced.

Tags: Lightning Systems, Ford Transit, Vehicle Modifiers, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Full-Size Vans

March 6, 2018 - Industry News

UPS Head: Don’t Let Fear of Unknown Hold Back Future Excellence

Fear of the unknown discourages investment in new trucking technologies, such as electric trucks, said UPS' Carlton Rose. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

Sitting still and worrying about all the new technology coming at us is not an option, said Carlton Rose, UPS president, global fleet maintenance and engineering, at the kickoff breakfast for the ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council Annual Meeting in Atlanta.

Tags: UPS, TMC, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Electric Trucks, Disruptive Technology

March 1, 2018 - Industry News

Jaguar's I-Pace Electric SUV Will Offer 240 Miles of Range

Photo courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover.

The Jaguar I-Pace battery-electric SUV will offer 240 miles of range and a 0 to 60 mph time under five seconds, marking new competition in a segment that includes Tesla.

Tags: Jaguar, Vehicle Testing, Luxury SUVs, Jaguar Land Rover

March 1, 2018 - Industry News

Columbus Purchases First Batch of 93 EVs

The City of Columus purchased 72 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles. Photo courtesy of Nissan

The City of Columbus, Ohio, has purchased 93 electric vehicles (EVs) for $2.1 million, the first step toward a total purchase of 200 EVs.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Procurement, Nissan Leaf, City of Columbus, Alternative Fuels, Piggybacking, Battery-Electric Vehicles

February 26, 2018 - Press Release

JLG Expands Pre-Owned Program to Include Electric Booms

In addition to ES Series scissor lifts and diesel booms, the industry’s first certified pre-owned equipment program now includes electric articulating boom lifts.

Tags: Utility Fleets, Boom Lift, JLG

February 22, 2018 - Industry News

UPS and Workhorse to Collaborate on Electric Delivery Vehicles

UPS and Workhorse are collaborating to deploy 50 electric delivery vans. UPS ordered 125 hybrid delivery vans from Workhorse in 2016 as well (pictured). Photo: UPS

UPS has announced plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks designed from the ground up as part of a collaboration with Workhorse Group.

Tags: UPS, Workhorse, Delivery Fleets, Electric Trucks

February 21, 2018 - Global News

Daimler Testing Heavy-Duty Electric Actros Truck

Daimler has begun fleet-testing its Mercedes-Benz eActros fully electric heavy-duty truck as it nears full production, planned to begin in 2021. Photo: Daimler AG

A battery-electric heavy-duty hauler fitted with the Mercedes-Benz three-point star may be on the market in just three years.

Tags: Daimler, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Mercedes-Benz Actros

February 16, 2018 - Industry News

Calif. City’s Climate Plan Focuses on Vehicle Electrification

Photo via Noya Fields/Flickr.

The City of San Jose, Calif., released its Climate Smart San Jose, which includes a goal to expand fleet electrification as quickly as possible and further research the implications of autonomous vehicles on the fleet.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Greening Policy

February 14, 2018 - Industry News

New York Fleet Deploys Orange EV Yard Truck

Innovative Transportation Services (ITS) stands with their new Orange EV T-Series pure-electric terminal truck. (L-R) Bill Loupee, VP of both ITS and TCS (Transportation and Consolidation Services, Inc.); James Hotnich, dispatch manager; Owen Owens, driver; and Dave Harper, president of ITS. (Photo courtesy of Orange EV)

Sonwil Distribution Center deployed Orange EV’s T-Series pure-electric terminal truck at its 300,000-square-foot warehouse and distribution center in Buffalo, New York.

Tags: Dispatch, Orange EV, Yard Truck, Terminal Truck

February 13, 2018 - Industry News

XL Hybrids Offers Ship-Thru Codes on GM Vans

Fleet's can now order and take delivery of XLH-upfitted Chevrolet and GMC vans (pictured) starting with 6.0L models. (Image courtesy of XL Hybrids)

XL Hybrids, Inc., announced that ship-thru codes are available for its XLH hybrid-electric system on the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans and cutaways.

Tags: Chevrolet, GMC Savana, Battery-Electric Vehicles, XL Hybriids, Ship-Thru, Knapheide, Adrian Steel

February 9, 2018 - Industry News

Delaware DOT Pilots Electric Vehicles

Photo of the fleet's new electric vehicles via State of Delaware

The Delaware Department of Transportation has added two battery-electric vehicles to its fleet as part of a new pilot program to assess the sustainability, ease of use, and maintenance of these vehicles.

Tags: Ford Focus Electric, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Delaware

February 7, 2018 - Industry News

Mich. City Updates Green Fleet Policy

Photo via NCDOTcommunications/Flickr.

The City of Ann Arbor's new Green Fleets Policy promotes the use of plug-in electric vehicles, which can be charged with solar-powered chargers, and supports continued fleet right-sizing.

Tags: Fleet Policies, Alternative Fuels, PEVs

February 6, 2018 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Next-Gen Sprinter Van

Photo of the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter by Paul Clinton.

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its third-generation Sprinter today in Duisburg, Germany, at the junction of the Rhine and Ruhr rivers, as a versatile full-size van with a factory telematics service that will arrive in the U.S. later this year.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans, Telematics, Global

February 5, 2018 - Industry News

Seattle Adds 156 EV Charging Stations to Power City Fleet

Photo of electric vehicle charging stations via M.O. Stevens/Wikimedia

The City of Seattle has opened 156 new city-owned electric vehicle charging stations, joining 32 existing ones, to be used by fleet vehicles.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Seattle, EV Charging Stations

February 2, 2018 - Industry News

Details Emerge on Tesla's Planned Electric Truck Charging Network

According to a Reuters report, Tesla is working with several leading North American fleets to install a network of electric truck charging stations. Photo: Jack Roberts

A report by Reuters indicates Tesla is working with Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo and UPS to put an electric truck charging network in place ahead of the truck's start of production next year.

Tags: Tesla, Electric Vehicles, UPS, PepsiCo, Anheuser-Busch, Future Trucks

February 1, 2018 - Executive Fleet News

Jaguar Tests I-Pace SUV in Extreme Conditions

Photo on I-Pace courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover.

Jaguar Land Rover has put its I-Pace battery-electric SUV through testing in Arctic driving at minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit at its facility in Arjeplog, Sweden, the company has announced.

Tags: Jaguar, Luxury SUVs, Jaguar Land Rover, Vehicle Testing

January 29, 2018 - Industry News

Calif. Targeting 5M Zero-Emission Vehicles in the State by 2030

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an executive order to boost the supply of zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) and charging and refueling stations in California to reach a targeted 5 million ZEVs in California by 2030.

Tags: California, Emissions Reduction

January 29, 2018 - Industry News

PG&E Targets Medium- and Heavy-Duty Electrification

Photo via public domain

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) aims to support widespread EV adoption for medium- to heavy-duty vehicles by developing four new pilot projects aimed at fleet and residential customers.

Tags: PG&E, Alternative Fuels, Electric Vehicles



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