Volta Trucks Picks Proterra For Batteries

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2021 02:40:28 +0000

Volta Trucks, the new British commercial electric truck startup, has decided to get its vehicle batteries from Proterra, which just opened a next-gen battery production factory in California in December. The company claims that the Volta Zero will be “the world’s first purpose-built, full-electric 16-tonne commercial vehicle designed specifically for inner city freight distribution.” The […]

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Michelin Picks French Startup NEOLINE To Offer Carbon-Free Shipping

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 00:52:43 +0000

The Michelin Group recently signed a transport commitment with NEOLINE, a French startup that provides decarbonized shipping services. This new commitment reflects Michelin’s goal for doing its part to reduce CO2 emissions from its logistic operations. NEOLINE’s service relies on clean and renewable wind energy as its main propulsion. NEOLINE’s 136m long cargo ships are […]

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World’s 1st Zero-Emission Tanker Project Will Use Corvus Energy Storage System

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2021 05:31:19 +0000

Corvus Energy was selected to provide an energy storage system (ESS) to Kawasaki Heavy Industries for the zero-emissions electric e5 tanker it is building, the world’s first zero-emissions tanker. The electric tanker is under construction for Tokyo’s Asahi Tanker Co. The battery-powered vessel was designed by e5 Lab Inc., which is a consortium of leading […]

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Metrus Announces New Project with Daimler Trucks North America

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 13:00:23 +0000

Press Release — Metrus Energy has announced a $6.4 million project with Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA), the first in the Sustainable Energy Service Agreement (SESA) program. The work will take place at DTNA’s truck manufacturing plant in Cleveland, North Carolina; improvements include LED lighting retrofits, chiller replacements, cooling tower replacements, and chilled water plant […]

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GM’s Electric Vehicle Strategy Takes Shape, & It’s All About That Fleet

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 18:45:20 +0000

GM’s BrightDrop electric vehicle venture gets off to roaring start with Merchants Fleet hookup for thousands of electric delivery vans.

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Electrifying Fleets: Going From Pilot Scale To Full Scale

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:24:16 +0000

Fleet electrification at pilot scale is relatively simple: buy a vehicle, buy an inexpensive Level 2 charger, and you’re done. But as fleet managers start electrifying a large share of their fleet vehicles, a more difficult set of challenges awaits and they will need to begin planning now

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Swappable Container Waterborne Transport Battery

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:47:54 +0000

The European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Program is funding a swappable container waterborne transport battery. Called Current Direct, this program plans to revolutionize the way goods are moved by water

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2021: The Year the Rubber Meets the Road for Electric Trucks

Credit to Author: Rocky Mountain Institute| Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:43:21 +0000

2021 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the electric vehicle. While this is true across weight classes and duty cycles, perhaps none are better positioned for growth than trucks

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