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Orange EV unveils third generation of its electric yard trucks

Orange EV isn’t exactly a household name, but the truck manufacturer deployed its first electric yard truck in 2015, and now has some 400 trucks in operation in the US. Now Orange has announced a new generation of its T-Series electric yard trucks (aka terminal tractors or yard goats). The 2022 e-TRIEVER features subsystems designed… Read more »

Penske Truck Leasing adds Orange EV electric terminal trucks to its fleet offerings

Many commercial fleets choose to lease, rather than buy, their trucks, and drayage trucks (aka terminal tractors or yard goats) represent an ideal use case for EVs—so the news that Penske Truck Leasing is now offering Orange EV electric terminal trucks to its fleet customers could portend a significant boost to electrification of trailer-handling operations…. Read more »

Orange EV claims to have the most electric trucks operating in the US

Electric trucks are much in the news these days, but most of the coverage seems to focus on well-known OEMs such as Daimler and Volvo, which are just beginning to deliver e-trucks to US customers, or Tesla, which has delivered none. Meanwhile, Orange EV, founded in 2012, says it has deployed over 370 trucks to… Read more »

Orange EV to deliver 25 electric yard trucks to yard management firm Lazer Spot

Heavy-duty EV builder Orange EV has announced an agreement with Georgia-based Lazer Spot to manufacture and deliver more than 25 electric yard trucks in 2021 and 2022. Lazer Spot, which calls itself the largest yard management firm in the US, has had Orange EV trucks in service for several years with great success. Yard trucks,… Read more »

Orange EV and Firefly partner to deploy electric yard goats

Orange EV and Firefly Transportation Services have announced the deployment of Orange EV T-Series electric terminal trucks into yard management operations for a leading manufacturer of consumer goods.  Providing yard management services at manufacturing and distribution facilities in Michigan and California, Firefly will reduce costs and add new reporting and tracking capabilities. “To cut operating… Read more »

Orange EV approved for New York State EV vouchers

Kansas City-based Orange EV, a manufacturer of heavy-duty electric trucks, has announced that fleets in the state of New York are now eligible for discounts of up to $150,000 on Orange’s T-Series electric terminal truck through the New York State Electric Vehicle Voucher Incentive Fund. Fleet customers receive a discount at the point of sale… Read more »

Orange EV now taking orders for its new T-Series electric terminal truck

Kansas City-based Orange EV is now accepting orders for its all-new T-Series electric terminal truck. The company’s initial T-Series, a complete re-manufacture of legacy diesel trucks, has been operating for up to 24 hours per charge in applications such as railroad inter-modal, LTL freight, retail distribution, waste management and warehouse container handling since 2014. Fleets… Read more »

Orange EV electric terminal truck completes demonstration, qualifies for Drive Clean Chicago incentives

Kansas City-based Orange EV’s T-Series electric terminal truck has been approved for financial incentives through the Drive Clean Chicago program, which offers terminal operators a cash subsidy of $45,000 to $75,000 per truck. Orange EV converts legacy diesel trucks to pure electric, stripping the chassis down to bare metal, installing an electric powertrain and reconditioning… Read more »

Orange EV’s new electric terminal truck

Orange EV, a company based in Kansas City, has announced its new T-Series electric terminal truck. A terminal truck (we prefer the more colorful term “yard goat”) is a short-range tractor used in facilities such as container ports, rail yards and distribution centers to move trailers around as cargo is transferred from one mode of… Read more »

New color-stable eOrange identifies high-voltage EV components for safety

High-voltage components in EVs can be dangerous, and that’s why automakers tend to sheathe them in high-visibility orange plastic. Brüggemann, a German supplier of polymer additives and industrial chemicals, has partnered with GRAFE to develop color-stable eOrange masterbatches designed for use in injection-molded and extruded polyamide components for e-mobility. The striking pastel orange RAL2003 is… Read more »