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  • 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

  • News Equipment

    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