Electric Trucks Are Already Lower Carbon Than Rail In Much Of North America

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 17 May 2024 16:39:26 +0000

In 2010, I was consulting to Canadian National Railroad, at the time with the legendary Hunter Harrison as CEO. It was one of many times my decarbonization proposals bounced off of organizations, something that’s been inordinately useful in helping me understand how hardcore businesses view the space. At the time, … [continued]

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Chevrolet Is Releasing Silverado EV RST Soon, The First Legacy Electric Pickup Designed From Scratch To Be An EV

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Thu, 16 May 2024 03:48:17 +0000

The 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST is a significant advancement in electric pickups, offering a 450-mile range, 10.2kW onboard power, and innovative features like the Multi-Flex Midgate. It competes with other electric pickups like the Ford F-150 Lightning and the Rivian R1T, aiming to make a significant impact in the … [continued]

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Of Camels, Sponges, & Tesla’s Supercharging Team Firing

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 15 May 2024 20:15:39 +0000

A great deal of digital ink has been spilled on Tesla laying off a lot of its Supercharger team recently. I’m not in the business of commenting on Tesla and Musk’s every twitch and tweet, so I don’t have fourteen hot takes already. But I have a hypothesis and it … [continued]

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Penske Joins Powering America’s Commercial Transportation (PACT) as Charter Member

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 22:49:23 +0000

Penske represents the voice of America’s truck fleets on PACT’s Board of Directors WASHINGTON — Powering America’s Commercial Transportation (“PACT”), a coalition focused on education and advocacy for accelerating the construction of nationwide infrastructure for medium- and heavy-duty (M/HD*) zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs), today announced the addition of Penske Truck Leasing … [continued]

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EU Wisely Stiffens Road Freight & Passenger Emissions Guidance

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 22:17:44 +0000

A month ago, I spent some time assembling statistics on major geographies’ split of domestic freight tonnage across different modes: road, rail, and water. I was surprised to find that road freight was so much more dominant in Europe than rail compared to other major geographies. I think of Europe … [continued]

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$25 Billion Up For Grabs In Canada’s Progress-Light, Reality-Deficient Hydrogen Strategy

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 17:12:54 +0000

Over the past few years I’ve published assessments of the hydrogen strategies of multiple jurisdictions, including the United States, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, the EU, and the Canadian province of Ontario, among others. News of the German chancellor coming, cap in hand, begging for liquid natural gas and hydrogen … [continued]

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More Electric Trucks Coming To US, But China Still Leads

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 12 May 2024 03:00:22 +0000

The number of electric trucks on the road is increasing both in the US and in other countries such as China.

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Daimler Truck Unveils Battery Electric Autonomous Freightliner eCascadia Technology Demonstrator

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 11 May 2024 12:53:30 +0000

Daimler Truck is pursuing a vision of zero emissions and increased road safety by combining the two most promising technologies to deliver on that vision — battery electric drive and integrated autonomous driving technology — in one semi-truck for the first time in its history: the autonomous Freightliner eCascadia technology … [continued]

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Motiv Completes Delivery of Additional 55 Electric Trucks to Purolator

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 10 May 2024 12:11:24 +0000

Motiv, a leading Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of class 4-6 electric trucks and buses driving the backbone of modern commerce, today announced it has fully completed the delivery of 55 Motiv electric trucks to Purolator, a leading integrated freight, package, and logistics solutions provider. Purolator ordered the additional vehicles last year following … [continued]

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Motiv Completes Delivery of Additional 55 Electric Trucks to Purolator

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 10 May 2024 12:11:24 +0000

Motiv, a leading Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of class 4-6 electric trucks and buses driving the backbone of modern commerce, today announced it has fully completed the delivery of 55 Motiv electric trucks to Purolator, a leading integrated freight, package, and logistics solutions provider. Purolator ordered the additional vehicles last year following … [continued]

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