Lordstown on the Electrification of Pickup Trucks — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:36:58 +0000

Lordstown Motors Endurance electric pickup truckCleanTechnica and Forth are hosting a webinar on electric pickup trucks to celebrate Drive Electric Week on September 30, 2020. One of our panelists will be Cynthia Maves, a sales manager at Lordstown Motors. Lordstown is the company repurposing the shuttered GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, to produce electric pickup trucks for commercial fleets

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CleanTechnica & Forth to Host Webinar on Electric Pickup Trucks

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:35:36 +0000

Celebrate Drive Electric Week with Forth and CleanTechnica as we profile one of the hottest topics in electric transportation — electric pickup trucks

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Canada, China, Chile, Finland, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, & Sweden To Collaboratively Grow Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicle Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Deployment

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 23:08:18 +0000

Noting the climate, economic, jobs and health benefits it would bring, today nine nations on four continents agreed to work collaboratively to grow zero-emission commercial vehicle manufacturing, infrastructure and deployment at home and globally

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Volvo LIGHTS Project Broadens Electric Truck Charging Options In North America

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2020 17:44:29 +0000

Volvo Trucks North America has facilitated an important step toward the wide-scale electrification of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in North America through the expansion of charging options for fleet operators

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Lightning Systems Lowers Prices of Electric Powertrains while Adding & Enhancing Features

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 23:00:12 +0000

LOVELAND, Colorado — Commercial electric vehicle manufacturer Lightning Systems today announced it is lowering the prices of its 2021 battery and fuel cell electric vehicles by 10 to 50% for Class 3 to Class 8 vehicles

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Electric Trucks Are Coming. Where Should They Go?

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 02:30:03 +0000

Electric trucks made national headlines earlier this month when a new study from Woods Mackenzie projected that 54,000 electric trucks would be on US roads by 2025 — approximately 27 times current stock. With an ever-increasing focus on climate solutions — particularly for the biggest emitting sector, transportation — it’s no surprise that the production of medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles seems to be headed for the express lane

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California Focused On Cleaning Up Heavy-Duty Truck Pollution

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2020 05:14:24 +0000

Next Thursday, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) will vote a proposal to reduce smog-forming and soot emissions from heavy-duty vehicles sold in the state over the next decade. While CARB has already moved forward to accelerate the adoption of electric trucks in the state, this latest proposal is a critical part of cleaning up the trucking sector until that broader transformation takes place

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Former Volvo Executive Launches Startup to Spark Industrialization of Electric Commercial Trucks

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 14:32:02 +0000

Patrick Collignon, former chief operating officer for Volvo Trucks North and South America, has launched Trova Commercial Vehicles (TrovaCV). The new company offers customized engineering and manufacturing expertise for commercial vehicles, specifically fully electric trucks

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DB Schenker Counts On Mercedes-Benz eActros For Zero-Emission Transport In Leipzig

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 22:23:57 +0000

As the first customer of the second test phase in Germany, DB Schenker has received a battery-electric eActros of the so-called “innovation fleet”. This leading company for global logistics services will use the 25-ton truck for the delivery of general cargo — i.e., palletized goods that are too large and heavy for parcel delivery — in the city center of Leipzig

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