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Schneider opens large electric truck charging depot in Southern California

Multimodal transportation provider Schneider National has completed an electric charging depot at its South El Monte Intermodal Operations Center in Southern California. The depot will power the company’s battery-electric truck fleet, which will include nearly 100 Freightliner eCascadias by year’s end. The 4,900-square-foot charging site, which was designed and built in cooperation with Black &… Read more »

Velocity Truck Rental & Leasing orders 200 Freightliner electric trucks

Velocity Truck Rental & Leasing, a division of Velocity Vehicle Group, is adding 200 Daimler electric trucks to its commercial truck rental and full-service truck leasing business: 125 Class 8 Freightliner eCascadias and 75 Class 6 and 7 Freightliner eM2s. Velocity says the eCascadia is suitable for short-haul and last-mile delivery routes, while the eM2… Read more »

California logistics firm to add nearly 100 Freightliner electric trucks to its fleet

Logistics company Schneider has ordered nearly 100 Class 8 electric trucks for its intermodal operations in Southern California.  After the first order of 62 Freightliner Cascadias, manufactured by Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), Scheider’s second order of 30 additional units brings the total to 92 Class 8 EVs. According to the company, electric trucks are… Read more »

California project deploys 100 electric regional haul and drayage trucks

Regional haul and drayage trucks, which transfer loads to and from ports, warehouses and logistics hubs, are a perfect use case for EVs, and present opportunities for dramatic emissions reductions. The South Coast Air Quality Management District, along with other state agencies, has announced a project to deploy 100 battery-electric regional haul and drayage trucks… Read more »

Freightliner electric trucks to use proprietary Detroit ePowertrain

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that its proprietary Detroit ePowertrain will power the upcoming Freightliner eCascadia and Freightliner eM2, as part of Daimler Trucks’ strategy to establish a uniform basic architecture for its global line-up of battery-electric vehicles. Daimler also announced plans to invest $20 million in its subsidiary Detroit’s manufacturing facility located… Read more »

Daimler to deliver first eCascadia electric heavy-duty trucks

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has built the first two Class 8 electric Freightliner eCascadias. The heavy-duty trucks will join Freightliner’s 30-vehicle Electric Innovation Fleet. The 38 members of Freightliner’s Electric Vehicle Council will offer feedback on the trucks during real-world operations, which will help inform the final production of the eCascadia and the medium-duty… Read more »