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Dot Transportation deploys all-electric terminal truck

Orange EV electric yard truck

Orange EV’s technology increases energy efficiency by more than 400% over traditional diesel systems Dot Transportation, a subsidiary of Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America, has deployed an Orange EV T-Series pure electric terminal truck at Dot’s  Modesto distribution centre in California. Dot Foods utilised funding from the …

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Peterbilt to build Class 8 e-trucks with Meritor

Peterbilt 520 electric refuse truck

Meritor will supply electric drivetrain systems for two Peterbilt EV platforms through its alliance with TransPower Drivetrain and braking supplier Meritor has signed a new supply deal with Texas-based truck manufacturer Peterbilt. Meritor will provide systems for Peterbilt’s EV platforms, including for 12 Peterbilt all-electric Class 8 Model 579 day cab …

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Artisan’s Z40 e-truck to revolutionise mining sector

Artisan 40-tonne Z40 electric haul truck.

The truck is considered an innovation in the mining industry as it exceeded initial capacity expectations and design restrictions California-based Artisan Vehicles has revealed the world’s first battery-powered 40-tonne underground haul truck at its service centre in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. The Z40 haul truck is the smallest in size but …

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Hybrid E.V.E.R. truck fitted with Allison transmission

EMOSS E.V.E.R. Truck

EMOSS Mobile Systems has developed a hybrid electric semi-truck with a range of more than 300 miles As trucking moves ever-more electric, a Netherlands automaker has developed an interesting hybrid model. The EMOSS Electric Vehicle with Extender Range (E.V.E.R.) semi-truck uses a 120 kWh battery pack alongside a liquefied petroleum …

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Ryder and Chanje Energy form strategic partnership

The V8070 delivery van from Chanje.

Ryder to become the first nationwide US leasing and rental company to offer electric trucks Ryder System a commercial fleet management, transportation and supply chain firm, is to become the exclusive sales channel partner and service provider for Chanje, a new California based medium-duty electric vehicle (EV) and energy services …

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UPS trials fuel cell-powered BEV

UPS FCEV

Prototype delivery truck will be battery-powered, with a hydrogen fuel cell “range extender” Joining a stream of courier and logistics companies making forays into electrified transportation, UPS is to deploy a prototype extended-range fuel cell EV (FCEV) in its “Rolling Laboratory” fleet. The company will work with the US Department …

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