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Posts Tagged: Electric Trucks

Maersk to deploy 300 electric trucks in partnership with Einride

Global shipping giant Maersk plans to add 300 electric trucks to its North American network. The initial batch of e-trucks will consist of Class 8 8TT Gen 3 models from BYD. The trucks will be delivered between 2023 and 2025 for use by Maersk’s North American warehousing, distribution and transportation business. They will be operated… Read more »

California drayage fleet operator orders 20 Kenworth T680E electric trucks

4 Gen Logistics, a provider of drayage services at ports and logistics terminals in California, has placed an order for 20 Kenworth T680E electric trucks. David Duncan is an owner of 4 Gen Logistics and a VP of Phoenix-based Duncan and Son Lines. The two companies currently operate a combined 147 Kenworth T680s. He decided… Read more »

Hino Trucks starts testing and validation of Allison’s 100D e-axle

Hino Trucks has begun testing and validation of Allison Transmission’s eGen Power 100D electric axle, which is designed for heavy-duty EVs. The eGen Power 100D has a 23,000-pound gross axle weight rating, and is composed of a two-speed gearbox, differential lock functionality and two electric motors. The motors can each generate 454 kW of continuous… Read more »

Truck-as-a-Service startup WattEV orders 50 Volvo VNR electric trucks

WattEV has ordered 50 Volvo VNR Class 8 electric trucks to launch its Truck-as-a-Service (TaaS) model in California. Over the next several months, the e-trucks will begin operating on routes between California’s San Joaquin Valley, Inland Empire, and the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. WattEV’s TaaS model offers shippers and carriers access to… Read more »

Motiv Power Systems next-gen battery demonstrates 150-mile range in a medium-duty electric truck

Commercial EV producer Motiv Power Systems has partnered with Michigan-based energy storage specialist Our Next Energy (ONE). Motiv’s 6th-generation step vans, trucks, and buses, which use ONE’s battery technology, are currently in testing, and will launch in early 2023. ONE’s Aries LFP battery system delivers more than 150 miles of range with a full vehicle… Read more »

Hino Trucks offers all-inclusive solution for fleet electrification

Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group company, manufactures a lineup of Class 4-8 commercial trucks in the US. The company is developing electric trucks, which it hopes to bring into low-volume production by 2023. Now the truck-maker has introduced Hino INCLUSEV, a portfolio of end-to-end EV solutions that includes customer EV consulting, intelligent charging, warrantied infrastructure,… Read more »

EPA proposes new emissions regulations for heavy trucks

As expected, the EPA has released its proposed new rules to reduce emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. The new standards, which would take effect beginning with the 2027 model year, include the first proposed cuts to nitrogen oxide emissions for heavy-duty trucks since 2001. The EPA proposes to require cuts in NOx emissions from heavy trucks… Read more »

Rocsys to supply autonomous charging solutions for electric yard tractors at Port of Oakland

Rocsys, a maker of autonomous conductive charging solutions, has signed an agreement with marine terminal operator SSA Marine to supply ROC-1 autonomous charging systems, which will autonomously charge part of SSA Marine’s electric yard tractor fleet at the International Container Terminal at the Port of Oakland. Autonomous charging is designed to enable reliable and fast… Read more »

Hexagon Purus and Hino to expand commercial electric truck partnership

Cylinder and battery pack company Hexagon Purus signed a long-term binding letter of intent with Toyota subsidiary Hino Motors Manufacturing US to provide battery packs, aftermarket support and service to Hino for building electric and commercial trucks. “Commercial trucks use the most fuel and produce the most emissions in the transport sector, accounting for more… 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 »