There are many unanswered questions regarding Oshkosh Defense’s $6 billion contract with USPS, including whether an electric prototype or a “swappable” drivetrain even exists. Yet there are ways to achieve electrification of the USPS fleet and avoid living with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s ham-handed decision for decades to come.
March 31, 2021
How efficient is an all-electric Class 6 delivery truck in its regular duty cycle with payloads up to 11,000 lbs.? Weight is less of an EV range inhibitor than you’d think.
March 29, 2021
A Department of Energy representative laid out how fleets can thrive in an alternative energy transportation future during a Work Truck Show digital presentation.
March 10, 2021
With BrightDrop, GM is creating a new business to develop the commercial electric vehicle ecosystem. This includes a new electric delivery vehicle and support for infrastructure, logistics, and service planning — as well as an entirely new sales and service network.
February 1, 2021
The Bobit fleet team got a chance to climb through a test version of the all-electric pickup at Lordstown Motors’ new facility in Irvine, Calif.
January 19, 2021
Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?
January 4, 2021
The company’s new electric vehicle delivery vans are targeting final-mile fleets operating in urban environments and is expecting its first product launch in Q3 2021.
December 29, 2020
What do you need to know about hydrogen fuel cells? Fuel-cell supplier Loop Energy has been around for nearly 20 years, so HDT Talks Trucking asked Loop President and CEO Ben Nyland.
November 16, 2020
Interested in electric trucks? You might want to research the related charging infrastructure long before they roll off an assembly line.
October 22, 2020
How fuel-cell-equipped trucks could put to work otherwise unexploited clean energy.
October 19, 2020
Recently, UPS dipped its toes a little deeper into the electric truck market with the acquisition of a Freightliner eCascadia battery-electric Class 8 truck.
August 20, 2020
A hybridized work truck fleet provides a cost-effective, eco-conscious way for organizations to achieve an idle-free green fleet without sacrificing range.
August 10, 2020
When comparing propane to electric, fleets should examine factors around emissions, economics, and fueling.
July 20, 2020