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March 8, 2018

Electric Tesla Semi Spotted on California Highways

A recent YouTube video showed footage of a Tesla Semi driving in broad daylight on a highway near Sacramento, Calif., and Tesla founder Elon Musk later confirmed that it had started testing the electric truck.

March 8, 2018

What Do Final Mile Trends Mean for Equipment and Maintenance Managers?

As urban centers increasingly battle problems with pollution and congestion while e-commerce grows by leaps and bounds, we’ll see changing technologies in last-mile logistics – and changing maintenance challenges.

March 8, 2018

Motiv to Supply Spartan Motors with Electrified Step Van Chassis

Spartan Motors has signed an agreement with Motiv Power Systems to supply battery-electric chassis products for Class 4-6 Utilimaster step vans for three years.

March 7, 2018

General Motors to Boost Chevy Bolt EV Production

General Motors will increase production of its Chevrolet Bolt EV this year at its Orion Assembly Plant in Oakland County, Mich., as part of the company's "path to an all-electric future," chief executive Mary Barra told attendees at an energy conference.

March 7, 2018

Isuzu Testing Battery-Electric Cabover

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America showed a battery-electric N-Series cabover at the Work Truck Show that's now serving as a research vehicle to allow the manufacturer to gauge interest from fleets who would use the truck for certain applications.

March 6, 2018

Lightning Systems to Offer Hydrogen-Powered Transit Van

Lightning Systems will begin delivering its battery-electric Ford Transit cargo van later this month and will eventually offer a hydrogen fuel-cell model, the vehicle modifier announced.

March 6, 2018

UPS Head: Don’t Let Fear of Unknown Hold Back Future Excellence

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.

February 27, 2018

XL Hybrids to Electrify Ford's F-250 Pickup

XL Hybrids will offer an electrified 2018 Ford F-250 pickup to commercial and municipal fleets that will be unveiled at NTEA's Work Truck Show in Indianapolis in early March, the company announced.

February 21, 2018

Paragon Enhances Routing, Scheduling Software

The update seeks to make it easier for U.S. fleet managers to adapt to the trend toward electric, natural-gas, and hybrid-powered delivery vehicles.

February 15, 2018

Zero Emissions Vehicles Can Still Impact the Environment

When people speak of zero-emissions vehicles, they are really referring to tailpipe emissions. But what about upstream emissions from power plants, especially those that burn coal?

February 13, 2018

XL Hybrids Offers Ship-Thru Codes on GM Vans

XL Hybrids, Inc., announced that ship-thru codes are available for its XLH hybrid-electric system on the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans and cutaways.

February 13, 2018

Electric Ford Transit Approved for N.Y. Incentive Program

The battery-electric Ford Transit 350HD from Lightning Systems now qualifies for a state incentive program in New York, the Loveland, Colo.-based vehicle modifier has announced.

February 1, 2018

Keep Realistic Fleet Expectations

If you don’t stay on top of the latest developments in mobility, battery technology, autonomous vehicles, and telematics, you are subjecting yourself to the whims of senior management who may be making decisions based on the latest trendy news.

January 19, 2018

Ford Investing $11B in Vehicle Electrification

Ford will invest $11 billion in vehicle electrification and plans to expand its current electrified vehicle portfolio to a total of 40 vehicles.

January 17, 2018

Infiniti to Electrify its Lineup in 2021

Infiniti will begin electrifying its vehicle lineup by 2021, and will also launch its first fully electric vehicle that year.

January 9, 2018

Fisker Unveils New Electric Luxury Sedan, EV Battery Technology

Fisker Inc. has unveiled the Fisker EMotion luxury sedan prototype that looks to rival the Tesla Model S, and also revealed a solid-sate battery for electric vehicles that will look to provide more power and range than lithium-ion batteries.

January 9, 2018

Kia’s Mobility Plan Includes 16 New Electrified Vehicles

Kia has outlined its mobility plans for the future, which includes a focus on autonomous and connected car technology, and the introduction of 16 new advanced powertrain vehicles by 2025.

January 8, 2018

Toyota Reveals New Mobility Alliance, Concept Vehicle

Toyota revealed an autonomous concept vehicle and a mobility alliance that are designed to meet the future demands of evolving business applications and transportation services resulting from changes in mobility.

December 27, 2017

Tesla's Musk 'Dying to Build' Electric Pickup

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is promising to produce a battery-electric pickup truck in the near future as the latest entry in his growing lineup of vehicles that has begun to include more commercial models.

December 22, 2017

Nissan's 2018 Leaf

Nissan has redesigned its battery-electric Leaf with a sportier look for the 2018 model year. The new Leaf also comes with an extended range and increased connectivity. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of Nissan and by Eric Gandarilla.


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