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  • 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

  • Utilimaster reveals electric and grocery delivery designs

    March 6, 2019 2:39PM by johng@newcom.ca

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services’ Utilimaster brand introduced a trio of new vehicle platforms at the annual Work Truck Show – a pair of electric designs, and a body specifically developed for increasingly popular last-mile grocery deliveries.

  • NACFE explores electric truck charging needs

    March 1, 2019 12:20PM by johng@newcom.ca

    TORONTO, Ont. – Buying an electric truck involves more than adding batteries and electric motors to a powertrain. The vehicles will also require access to charging infrastructure that is just beginning to emerge. The North American Council for Freight Efficiency

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    BYD trucks cleared for Canada

    June 27, 2018 11:24AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Canadians now have access to battery-electric trucks from Build Your Dreams (BYD) Canada, with Transport Canada confirming they comply with Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations and Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. BYD trucks can be imported for applications including municipal