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Business, Technology, Fuel

Eaton to Invest $500 Million in New eMobility Business

Eaton Corp. building (Eaton Corp.)

Power management company Eaton Corp. announced plans to invest $500 million over the next five years in its new eMobility business to develop smart diagnostic technologies, intelligent power electronics and predictive monitoring for a range of electrified vehicles.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 26, 2018
Business, Technology

Ryder Reserves 500 Chanje Electric Panel Vans

Chanje Energy electric delivery van (Chanje Energy)

Ryder System has reserved 500 new Chanje Energy medium-duty electric panel vans for its North American truck rental and ChoiceLease fleet, the company announced June 7.

June 8, 2018
Business, Technology

OEMs, Startups Compete for the Future of Electric Vehicles

Thor Truck The Thor ET-One is a fully electric, Class 8 tractor. (Thor Trucks)

Well-known manufacturers as well as newcomers to the industry are advancing electric trucks, and both sectors will play important roles in the vehicles’ future, industry experts said.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
May 23, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Top 100

Electrification Finds Its Ground Zero in California

Jay Craig Meritor Inc. CEO Jay Craig by Roger Gilroy/Transport Topics

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Expanding options for battery-electric technology and hybrid-electric and natural-gas engines are converging alongside efforts to protect forthcoming clear-air regulations, and longtime industry players must be ready to react to this evolving landscape, panelists said here at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo, held April 30-May 3.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 2, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Electric Trucks Show Rapid Development

Class 8 International tractor equipped with TransPower electric drive system Class 8 International tractor equipped with a TransPower electric drive system. (TransPower)

WASHINGTON — Electric-vehicle technology for the medium- and heavy-duty sector is developing rapidly, but the price and range of these vehicles must improve for widespread deployment to take hold, industry experts said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
January 11, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

ACT Expo in Long Beach to Add Commercial Electric Vehicle Summit

ACT Expo promo ACT Expo

Organizers of the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo are expanding their annual event in Long Beach, Calif., to include information on and examples of commercial electric vehicles

September 11, 2017
Business, Fuel

FedEx Express to Test Electric Cargo Truck in D.C.

FedEx Corp.

FedEx Express said it will begin testing a 100% electric vehicle under real conditions in Washington, D.C.

January 27, 2014