The Number 1 Resource for Vocational Truck Fleets

Operations

TAG SEARCH RESULT: Battery-Electric Vehicles

1  -  16  of  16

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

January 30, 2018 - Industry News

Keynote Speaker Named for Green Truck Summit

Daimler Trucks North America's Kary Schaefer will keynote NTEA's Green Truck Summit. Photo:

Kary Schaefer, general manager of marketing and strategy for Daimler Trucks North America’s Freightliner Trucks and Detroit brands, will discuss new truck technologies and alternative powertrains in her Green Truck Summit keynote presentation.

Tags: Work Truck Show, DTNA, Freightliner, Green Truck Summit, Keynote Speaker, Detroit, Work Trucks, Clean Diesel, Natural Gas Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Events

August 29, 2017 - Industry News

California Gears up for Stricter Diesel Truck Emissions Regulations

California legislators may soon target older diesel trucks in a new round of tough state emissions regulations. Photo: Jim Park

Diesel-powered trucks appear to be in the crosshairs once again as California legislators, citing overwhelming public support, call for even tougher emissions regulations.

Tags: California, CALSTART, Diesel Technology Forum, CARB, Emissions Reduction, Diesel Emissions, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Regulations

June 28, 2017 - Industry News

Navistar Names Truck and Parts President

Navistar veteran Michael Cancelliere is moving up to President, Truck and Parts. Photo: Navistar

As Bill Kozek turns his attention to disruptive technologies and vehicle electrification, Navistar veteran Michael Cancelliere steps up to fill the position of president, Truck and Parts.

Tags: Navistar, Leadership, People, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Disruptive Technology, Parts and Service

February 22, 2017 - Industry News

UPS Tests Drone Launched From Atop Truck

Photo: UPS

UPS has successfully tested a drone that launches from atop one of its package cars, the company announced. The system is designed to autonomously deliver a package while the truck is driven on a route.

Tags: UPS, Workhorse, Delivery Fleets, Drones, Battery-Electric Vehicles

March 25, 2015 - Industry News

Orange EV and Kalmar Ottawa Team Up

Photo: Orange EV

Kalmar Ottawa and Orange EV announced they are collaborating to deliver zero-emission, electric terminal tractors.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, Orange EV, Terminal Tractors

October 24, 2014 - Industry News

Orange EV Continues Demonstrations of Electric Truck

Photo: Orange EV

The company demonstrated its T-Series electric terminal truck's pulling abilities, along with its ability to work up to 24 hours on a single charge with its extended battery.

Tags: Battery-Electric Vehicles, Orange EV, Vehicle Testing

August 13, 2014 - Industry News

Electric Terminal Truck Pilot Successful at Kansas Intermodal Operation

Photo: Orange EV

ITS Technologies & Logistics (ITS) and Orange EV have announced the successful demonstration of Orange’s T-Series electric terminal truck at ITS’ Edgerton, Kansas intermodal operations.

Tags: Intermodal, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Orange EV

March 24, 2010 - Industry News

AT&T Adds Electric Cargo Truck to St. Louis Fleet

DALLAS - AT&T has an all-electric Smith Newton cargo truck purchased last year operating in its commercial fleet in St. Louis, the company said. AT&T also is buying two of the first all-electric versions of the Ford Transit Connect van.

Tags: Johnson Controls, AT&T, Azure Dynamics, Ford Transit Connect, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 14, 2010 - Industry News

GSA Schedule Now Includes ZAP Electric Vehicles

WASHINGTON - GSA qualification expedites the acquisition process and is an endorsement that would facilitate the sale of ZAP vehicles to government agencies and enhance market visibility and access.

Tags: ZAP, GSA, Procurement, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 28, 2009 - Industry News

Smith Delivers Electric Trucks to Commercial Fleets

WASHINGTON - Representatives from Coca-Cola Enterprises, Staples, Frito-Lay, and AT&T were each presented keys to an all-new Smith Newton, the world's largest commercially available battery-electric-powered truck.

Tags: AT&T, PG&E, Smith Electric Vehicles, Smith Newton, Coca-Cola, Frito-Lay, Staples, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 22, 2009 - Industry News

City of Santa Monica Purchases All-Electric Zero-Emission Truck

SANTA MONICA, CA – The ZeroTruck meets the needs of the city's Water Division and sustainability goals to reduce emissions and use of petroleum.

Tags: Emissions, ZeroTruck, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 22, 2009 - Industry News

PG&E to Test First Smith Electric Vehicles All-Electric Utility Truck

KANSAS CITY, MO – The all-electric aerial utility truck, produced by SEV U.S. and SEV U.K. with an aerial bucket integrated by Altec Industries Inc., is the first unit of its kind to be put into operation by a major utility company before being brought to the market.

Tags: PG&E, Smith Electric Vehicles, Bucket Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 15, 2009 - Industry News

Oncor & Ford Seek Stimulus Funds for Plug-In Hybrid & EV Tests

DALLAS – Oncor has joined Ford Motor Company's application for U.S. Department of Energy stimulus funds to support plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle testing.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, stimulus bill, Oncor, Vehicle Testing, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles

April 21, 2009 - Industry News

FedEx to Use Federal Grant for Electric Lift Trucks

SPRINGFIELD, MO – FedEx will get $1.3 million to deploy 35 fuel cell systems as battery replacements for a complete fleet of electric lift trucks at its existing service center in Springfield, Miss.

Tags: Department of Energy, Federal Grant, Battery-Electric Vehicles, FedEx

April 13, 2009 - Industry News

City of Alamogordo Tests Electric Work Truck

ALAMOGORDO, NM – The city is test driving an electric-powered work truck on loan from Miles Electric Vehicles, according to the Alamogordo Daily News.

Tags: Light-Duty Trucks, Pilot Program, Battery-Electric Vehicles

Previous||1||Next

FleetFAQ

Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

A consortium that works with fleets to implement clean-fuel vehicle solutions, with manufacturers to develop commercialization strategies, and with transit operators seeking new ideas to boost efficiency.

Read more