Ford and Volkswagen announce alliance to build pickups and vans
Ford and Volkswagen announced plans to team up to build midsize pickups and commercial vans as they consider expanding the partnership to include the development of autonomous and electric vehicles.
XL electrifies West Coast public fleets
XL announced Tacoma and Clark Public Utilities in Washington, as well as the City of Palo Alto, California, are the latest West Coast municipalities and utilities to electrify portions of their fleets with XL-equipped vehicles.
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.
Volkswagen to invest $800 million, build new electric vehicle in U.S.
Volkswagen AG said it was investing $800 million to build a new electric vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and scheduled a briefing with Ford Motor Company on their efforts to forge a global alliance.
Petroleum industry meeting world demand while polluting less
The U.S. petroleum industry is meeting record world demand while decreasing the amount of carbon emissions released into the skies, but challenges lie ahead if it hopes to maintain that momentum, according to the American Petroleum Institute’s annual report, “State of American Energy 2019.”