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Tesla Unveils All-Electric Class 8 Semi Truck

Tesla says its new, all-electric Class 8 Semi will feature a 500-mile range on a single battery charge, can go from 0 to 60 mph in 20 seconds when bobtail, and is actually cheaper to operate per mile than a comparable diesel truck.

Screen shot from Tesla's live feed unveiling its electric semi.

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First Look: Tesla's All-Electric Semi Truck

Tesla’s new electric truck is a Class 8 daycab that features a highly aggressive aerodynamic design and all-electric drivetrain, and Elon Musk promises a 500-mile range. "You can go out to the middle of nowhere and come back." HDT's Jack Roberts is at the launch and has this report.

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BYD Delivers First All-Electric Side Loader Refuse Truck

The first all-electric automated side loader refuse truck from BYD was presented to the City of Palo Alto Calif., and GreenWaste, the city's waste hauler service provider.

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Cyber Switching Launches Electrical Management System

The EMD's deployment reports data and manages power for a building's devices, machinery, and electric vehicle charging stations.

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UPS to Convert Diesel Delivery Trucks to Electric

UPS and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) plan to use new technology to convert UPS package delivery vehicles from diesel to electric, UPS has announced.

The Workhorse N-Gen's 19-inch floor and 105-inch roof height maximize cargo space, reduce knee injuries, and enhance driver ease of operation.

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Workhorse N-Gen Electric Van: Drone Optional

Workhorse Group Inc. has commenced implementation of an agreement to test and operate its new N-Gen electric van. The van will also feature an optional integrated HorseFly Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Package Delivery System.

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E3 Natural Gas Spark Plugs

he E3 Natural Gas Spark Plug is a modification of plugs developed for race applications where heat and extreme use can affect durability and ignition capacity.

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Clean Air Action Plan Approved by SoCal Ports

The Clean Air Action Plan, which seeks to aggressively reduce emissions at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, has been approved by the harbor commissions of both ports.

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Ryder Taking Delivery of 125 Chanje Electric Vans

Ryder System has started to take delivery of 125 medium-duty electric-powered panel vans as part of the company’s exclusive sales and service partnership with Chanje Energy, which was announced in August.

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Lightning Systems Offers $4,000 Rebate for Electric Transit Van

Lightning Systems is offering a rebate to fleets that order its battery-electric Ford Transit 350HD passenger wagon, van, cutaway and chassis cab models.

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