Green Truck Summit offers insights on emerging commercial vehicle technologies
Technology integration into trucks continues to be a key emerging area adding to effectiveness and improved productivity of leading edge equipment. This involves every component of a vehicle— tires, engine, steering, and all of the items we add to turn trucks into working tools. We’ve also experienced continuous evolution in the areas of alternative fuels, lightweighting, telematics, and more, which is what led to the development of Green Truck Summit.
Heavy-duty natural gas truck sales down in 2018
U.S. and Canadian natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales were down 23 percent year-to-date through November 2018, according to a quarterly report from ACT Research.
Peterbilt joins growing electric medium-duty truck crowd
Peterbilt Motors plans to team with suppliers Meritor and TransPower to build a medium-duty electric chassis that could underpin trucks used for regional freight, local delivery and garbage collection.
Washington utility grows hybrid van and truck fleet
XL announced Puget Sound Energy, Washington state’s largest energy provider serving nearly two million customers, expanded its electrified fleet with 40 XL-equipped hybrid Ford vehicles, including Transit vans and F-250 trucks.