Aug. 19, 2020
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California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously approved regulations that would phase in electric zero-emission trucks beginning in 2024 through 2045. According to CARB, the new rule “puts California on the path for an all zero-emission short-haul drayage fleet in ports and railyards by 2035, and zero-emission ‘last-mile’ delivery trucks and vans by 2040.”
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Navistar's new facility for NEXT eMobility business unit
Navistar announced a new facility in Rochester Hills, Michigan, will house its NEXT eMobility Solutions business unit. The building, which is about 30 miles north of Detroit, will serve as the technical lead location for NEXT and will include design, engineering, and analysis of all its electric vehicles and batteries.
Daimler Trucks North America ‘not standing still’ on electric trucks
The COVID-19 pandemic has not significantly affected Daimler Trucks North America’s work on medium- and heavy-duty battery-electric trucks, and despite production shutdowns due to the pandemic, the company is back to building vehicles at the same rate it was before the pandemic hit.
Postal service to start negotiations for giant mail truck contract
After years of delays, the U.S. Postal Service is launching the final stage of entering an estimated $6 billion contract to replace the agency’s aging fleet of delivery vehicles. The deadline for four separate company teams to provide contract proposals to build the new truck passed on July 14.
Anheuser-Busch fleet makes heavy shift to RNG
Anheuser-Busch says it will soon be deploying over 180 new trucks equipped with Agility Fuel Solutions‘ ProCab 175 natural gas systems, running the vehicles primarily on renewable natural gas (RNG). The fleet will obtain its RNG from U.S. Gain and American Natural Gas.
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. 
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