Posts Tagged: Orange EV

Kraft Heinz adopts electric terminal trucks at Ohio distribution center

Food company Kraft Heinz has replaced five diesel terminal trucks with EVs at its distribution centre in Groveport, Ohio. The Orange EV T-Series electric terminal trucks will be operated by Firefly Transportation Services. “This decision by Kraft Heinz demonstrates thoughtful mitigation of the extremely high operational, economic, and environmental costs of using diesel trucks,” said… 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 »

Fleet customer reorders Orange electric terminal trucks after successful Chicago pilot

Kansas City-based Orange EV has announced that Rail Management Services (RMS) has placed a follow-up order for nine additional T-Series electric terminal trucks. RMS, an intermodal lift-on/lift-off contractor with a hostling fleet of over 700 trucks, purchased its first Orange electric truck in July 2016 for use at a railyard in Chicago. “We put the… Read more »

California fleets can buy new electric trucks for less than Tier 4 diesels

Heavy-duty electric truck builder Orange EV has announced that all of its on-road truck configurations are now eligible for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP), which means that fleet buyers in California can purchase a new pure electric terminal truck for less than the cost of a new Tier 4… 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 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 »