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2 days left to join the Virtual Conference on EV Infrastructure

There are just two days left to reserve your spot at the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Infrastructure, which starts on Monday. The free-to-attend conference will be broadcast December 4 – 6, 2023, featuring live presentations, interactive Q&As, on-demand webinars and whitepaper downloads. All live webcast sessions will also be recorded and available on-demand after… Read more »

TeraWatt Infrastructure breaks ground on heavy-duty EV charging site near Port of Long Beach

TeraWatt Infrastructure is taking a comprehensive approach to providing charging for commercial EVs. The company owns strategically-located sites where it offers both public charging and turnkey infrastructure solutions. Now the company has broken ground for a new heavy-duty EV charging site in Rancho Dominguez, California. Located 15 miles north of the ports of Long Beach… Read more »

Charged Virtual Conference on EV Infrastructure: new December 2023 session topics announced

New session topics for the December 2023 Charged Virtual Conference on EV Infrastructure are out now. This virtual event will span all things EV charging in two main tracks: Featuring speakers from organizations including: The free-to-attend conference will be broadcast December 4 – 6, 2023, featuring live presentations, interactive Q&As, on-demand webinars, and whitepaper downloads…. Read more »

Updated rules will enable deployment of public heavy-duty EV charging stations in California

For the past two years, Volvo Trucks has been collaborating with the South Coast Air Quality Management District  and 13 other organizations on the Volvo LIGHTS project, which aims to develop a blueprint to introduce battery-electric Class 8 trucks and equipment into the market at scale. Now Volvo Trucks, along with project partners CALSTART, Trillium… Read more »

Velocity Vehicle Group trains workers to service heavy-duty EVs

As heavy-duty battery-electric trucks proliferate, the need for qualified repair technicians is growing, and training programs and companies are rushing to adapt. “In the last six months, the demand on the battery-electric side has just been crazy, the amount of growth that we’ve seen,” said Jason Shearer, VP for Service at the Velocity Vehicle Group,… Read more »

The heavy-duty electric truck market could break out in 2024

Electrifying heavy-duty trucks is essential if we’re to fight climate change and air pollution, but the pace of the transition has been painfully slow—many, many pilots, but few truly large-scale orders. For example, shipping giant Schneider acquired 92 Freightliner eCascadias in 2023—a good start, but only that, considering that the company currently operates over 10,000… Read more »

GM’s rosy year-end figures obscure the fact that legacy automakers are in deep trouble

Duplicitous doublespeak has become de rigueur dialect in the auto industry. “We remain committed to an all-electric future,” says GM as it announces a rollback of its electrification plans. “We strongly believe in EVs,” say auto dealers as they support efforts to slow the EV transition. “The greatest responsibility for us as a company is… Read more »

Range Energy’s smart trailers boost electric truck range

Towing has always been a sore point with EVs—towing a trailer inevitably eats into range, and towing a massive semi-trailer requires a tractor with a massive battery pack. But what if the trailer itself could share the burden? That’s the idea behind Range Energy, which is developing a trailer that’s equipped with a battery pack,… Read more »

ICCT report: deploying charging infrastructure in key freight corridors would enable meeting EPA emissions goals

A favorite argument of the anti-EV crowd (or perhaps I should say, the crowd that “loves EVs,” but just wants to delay adoption for a decade or two) is a lack of sufficient charging infrastructure. Recently, truck manufacturers including Volvo and Daimler (big EV fans both) asked the EPA for a three-year delay of the… Read more »

Who says heavy-duty EVs won’t work? 170-tonne, 620 kWh battery-electric truck hits the road in Australia

The next time some troll insists that EVs are only suitable for small vehicles, you might send ‘em a picture of this behemoth. Janus Electric, a startup based in New South Wales, Australia, has partnered with mining giant OZ Minerals and logistics provider Qube to trial an electric triple road train. The converted Volvo FH16… Read more »