Nov. 25, 2020
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Ford to launch electric Transit cargo van
Ford Motor Co. is launching an electric version of its Transit cargo van late next year. The automaker is pushing into battery-electric vehicles up and down its line, readying electric variants of two flagships, the F-150 pickup truck and the Mustang.
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Peterbilt Model 520EV now available for customer orders
Peterbilt announced the Model 520EV is now available for customer orders. The Model 520EV can be configured through the SmartSpec® sales tool and ordered at one of Peterbilt’s dealer locations with production expected to start by Q2 2021.
Landi Renzo USA secures CARB certification for the heavy duty 7.3L CNG/RNG engine
Landi Renzo, the American subsidiary of Landi Renzo Group, the global leader in eco-fuel advanced systems for the automotive industry received California Air Resources Board (CARB) Certification for the Heavy Duty Ford CNG/RNG 7.3L engine, which covers Class 4-7 vehicles.
XL Fleet expands hybrid electric drive system for use in GM fleet applications
XL Fleet says its XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive technology is being expanded for use across a range of fleet vehicles from General Motors (GM). The platform is expected to begin shipping on select configurations of the Chevrolet and GMC Silverado/Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD pickup trucks in the first quarter of 2021, and on Chevrolet and GMC 3500 and 4500 cutaway chassis in the second quarter of 2021.
BYD to introduce first battery-electric refuse truck to Maryland
BYD announced the City of Hyattsville, Maryland, purchased a BYD 6R Class 6 refuse truck, which will be the first battery-electric, zero-emission vehicle of its kind in the state of Maryland.
Sustainable technologies for work trucks
GTA's sustainable technologies for work trucks section is evolving with the goal of becoming your comprehensive source of information on green products and technologies for the work truck industry.