TuSimple Study Finds 10% Fuel Savings for Autonomous Trucks

A new study conducted by TuSimple showed the autonomous trucks get better fuel economy when operating in self-driving mode. If you’ve followed the advent of autonomous trucks over the past several years, you know that developers have made several business cases for this emerging technology, including safety, efficiency and enhanced asset use. Now, TuSimple is […]

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8 States Sign Statement to Accelerate Transition to Zero-Emission Trucks and Buses

California, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont joined with the District of Columbia to sign a statement of intent today to develop an action plan to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission trucks and buses. The initiative is led by the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM) and the California […]

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Navistar Unwraps Electric Truck

Navistar uncovered this prototype battery-electric variant of its medium-duty International MV truck. A regular production eMV model is slated to come on the market in 2021. To learn more here’s the original article: https://www.truckinginfo.com/343408/navistar-unwraps-electric-truck?utm_source=email&utm_medium=enewsletter&utm_campaign=20191102-NL-HDT-TopNews-BOBCD191027011&omdt=NL-HDT-TopNews&omid=1009551426&oly_enc_id=3782G5346567F3X VISIT Transteck.com TO VIEW OUR INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS INVENTORY. WE HAVE INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS IN STOCK NOW! Request More Info Name* Email* Phone […]

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Electroeconomics: The Macroeconomics of Electric Trucks

In recent years, globally driven economic, environmental and market forces, consolidated with improvements in battery technologies and other tech, have produced commercial electric vehicles to the point where they may soon be a viable option for fleets in specific applications If the seeming onslaught of new electric trucks, with companies both established and startup designing, […]

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Penske Adds Electric Terminal Tractor to Fleet

Penske Truck Leasing is increasing its electric vehicle fleet with the recent addition of the Kalmar Ottawa Electric Terminal Tractor T2E. The Kalmar Ottawa T2E is powered by lithium-ion battery technology and emphasizes an on-board inverter charger that enables the machine to be charged during natural working breaks. Penske Truck Leasing’s subsidiary, Penske Logistics, will […]

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Five Reasons to Consider Electrification

Most people in the on-highway transportation industry have discovered electrification is coming to commercial vehicles (CVs), and while it is still application subordinate, everyone seems to have an interest in electrification of their fleet. Here are five reasons you should reconsider electrification for your fleet: Electrification of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles is here and the […]

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Will Future Trucks Be Powered by Batteries or Fuel Cells?

Battery and fuel-cell-powered electric vehicles are new to the market with differing charging methods. Can these technologies find their own market, or will a single winner emerge? We have the battery-electric people in one camp and the fuel-cell-electric crowd in the other. The discussions between the two camps are interesting to say-the-least..Tesla’s efforts to build […]

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