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Hyundai to Electrify Kona Crossover

Photo of the 2019 Santa Fe courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai will offer a battery-electric version of its Kona subcompact SUV that went on sale in February as part of the automaker's initiative to add more utility vehicles to its sedan-heavy lineup.

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Fuso eCanter Hits Road in Great Britain Fleets

Photo of eCanter used by Hovis courtesy of Daimler Trucks.

Daimler Trucks handed over the first all-electric Fuso eCanter trucks to three fleets in Great Britain. This now brings the electric light-duty truck to a further major market following the market launches in New York, Tokyo, and Berlin.

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Sacramento Ups ZEV Mandate to 50%

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.