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The vans are available in lengths of 12 feet or 14 feet, the Reach provides 540 or 630 cubic feet of storage and up to 27 inches more headroom than a conventional cargo van. (Photo courtesy of Utilimaster)

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Parcel Delivery Fleets Up Orders from Utilimaster

Spartan Fleet Vehicles & Services announced an expanded order from a leading American-based delivery services company to include 800 of Spartan’s fuel-efficient Utilimaster Reach walk-in vans. Additionally, a separate global logistics leader ordered 72 of the same vehicle this past week.

The “FUSO EV power charger” consists of eight chargers in two locations, which provide DC 50-500 Volt, 125 Ampere via CHAdeMO, and CHAdeMO Compo charging plugs. (Photo courtesy of FUSO)

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MitFuso Opens Truck Power Charging Station in Japan

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) inaugurated the first public power charging station dedicated to trucks in Japan, directly outside its Kawasaki manufacturing facility.

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

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Volkswagen to Triple Spending on Alt-Drive Tech

Volkswagen Group will invest nearly $10 billion in alternative drive technologies over the course of the next five years.

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Geotab Offers Accurate Readings of Momentum CNG Fuel Tanks

Geotab has announced support of compressed natural gas fuel level and temperature on all Momentum Fuel Technologies CNG fueling tanks and systems.

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Calif. Nearly Halfway to 2025 Zero-Emission Vehicle Goal

The approximately 68,000 zero-emissions vehicles (ZEV) sold in California in 2016 represented almost half of the sales level mandated by the state's ZEV mandate for 2025.

Rendering courtesy of Lightning Systems.

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Lightning Hybrids Renames Itself Lightning Systems

Loveland, Colo.-based Lightning Hybrids has renamed itself as Lightning Systems and will release several new fleet products this year, including a new vehicle analytics system, the company announced today.

Photo of Workhorse W-15 by Chris Brown.

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Workhorse Unveils PHEV Pickup Concept

Testing of the plug-in hybrid half-ton pickup begins this year, while production is slated for late 2018, the company says.

Photo courtesy of UPS.

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UPS to Deploy Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck in California

UPS will begin using a medium-duty delivery truck that uses gaseous hydrogen to power an electric battery and motor in Sacramento, California, with an eye toward expanding use of the alternative fuel after a successful test.

Ford Fusion Hybrids account for 78% of ADP’s North American sales fleet. These vehicles achieve about 44 mpg in the city and 41 on highways. Photo courtesy of arvind govindaraj via creative commons

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ADP Converts North American Sales Fleet to Hybrid Electric

Four years ago, ADP began converting its fleet to more fuel-efficient and less-polluting vehicles. Eventually, the company decided to convert its entire fleet to hybrid-electric vehicles.

Photo of Nissan Leaf electric car courtesy of Nissan.

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Nissan Recalls Leaf, Sentra Cars

Set to begin June 11, the recall covers more than 25,000 vehicles in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

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