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  • Dana tapped by two truck OEMs for medium-duty electrification

    October 27, 2019 3:17PM by John G. Smith

    The news was coupled by an announcement that the company has secured a new e-powertrain development project with a leading truck manufacturer as well.

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    Dana training tools expand for electrified vehicles

    April 22, 2019 10:33AM by

    Dana has expanded its Driveline Forensic training series to include videos that address safety and maintenance tips for electrified vehicles. The new videos offer overviews on both electric vehicle architecture and maintenance, as well as vehicle servicing safety tips. The

  • Lion 8 electric truck comes to life in Quebec

    March 12, 2019 9:19AM by Steve Bouchard

    SAINT-JEROME, Que. – Quebec-based Lion Electric Company is already known for its electrified school buses, but it has now revealed an electric Class 8 truck for its lineup in the form of the Lion 8. “There is something extraordinary about

  • Ryder places order for 1,000 electric vans

    November 20, 2018 8:49AM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. – Ryder System announced today it has placed the largest commercial electric vehicle order in the U.S. The company ordered 1,000 medium-duty electric panel vans from Chanje Energy, and will supply FedEx with leasing and preventive maintenance services

  • Daimler addresses platooning, electric trucks at NACV opening

    September 25, 2017 12:39PM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is testing truck platooning on its Madras, Ore., test track as well as public highways. The company addressed its platooning trials during a discussion to kick off the North American Commercial Vehicle

  • Cummins to put fully electrified powertrain system on road in 2019

    June 14, 2017 6:37PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Cummins has announced it will have a fully electrified powertrain system available for its customers and on the road by the end of 2019. Making the announcement via teleconference June 14, Julie Furber, executive director of electrification

  • Loop Energy releases fuel cell range extender for electric transport vehicles

    November 24, 2016 5:40PM by Truck West

    VANCOUVER, B.C. – Loop Energy introduced a new range-extender (REX) power module for heavy-duty electric transport vehicles, which will begin in-service operation in 2017. Loop says the new module’s unique fuel cell design substantially improves performance, durability and cost, and

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    All-electric Fuso eCanter coming to North America

    September 26, 2016 10:17AM by James Menzies

    HANOVER, Germany – An electrically-powered Fuso eCanter is coming to the North American market in limited quantities next year, with a full launch slated for 2018. The soft launch in 2017 will focus on the US, Europe and Japan. Canada