Jan. 5, 2022
Test-drive commercial vehicles with the latest advanced technologies, sustainability offerings and alternative fuel applications at the WTW22 Ride & Drive. Featured vehicles incorporate advancements that promote reduction of fuel use, greenhouse gases or particulate matter. Participation is free to all Work Truck Week attendees. Register for WTW22 by Feb. 8 for a discounted rate.
F-150 Lightning, Hybrid to enable vehicle-to-vehicle charging
With the all-electric F-150 Lightning, customers can "share" miles with other electric vehicles – those built by Ford and other manufacturers – giving people additional range through vehicle-to-vehicle charging.
Rivian to build major plant in Georgia
Rivian will expand its manufacturing operations with a second U.S. plant in Georgia. A carbon-conscious campus is planned east of Atlanta, in Morgan and Walton counties which represents a $5-billion site development and manufacturing investment.
Renewable fuels, OEM electrification offerings, and the expansion of technologies and vocational trucks are changing the commercial vehicle landscape. Work Truck Week offers an opportunity to experience industry evolution with an exhibit floor featuring the newest advanced technology and alternative fuel vehicles, equipment and products.
Why infrastructure is first step in electric vehicle transition
It’s no secret that some of the biggest barriers to zero-emissions trucks for small fleet owners and operators today are costs and planning. However, a third, harder-to-quantify hurdle is misconceptions about how to prepare for the transition, as well as available cost and planning resources.
Lightning eMotors, Metalsa collaborate on new eChassis for commercial EVs
Lightning eMotors, a provider of medium-duty and specialty commercial electric vehicles (EV) for fleets, has released the Lightning eChassis, a rolling chassis purpose-built for commercial EV applications. The Lightning eChassis, developed with Metalsa, will be available for class 4 and class 5 commercial electric chassis cab, stripped chassis and cutaway chassis configurations.