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Semi truck trailer driving on road at sunset sky. Cargo freight truck, Logistics and transportation.

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Semi truck trailer driving on road at sunset sky. Cargo freight truck, Logistics and transportation.

2021: The Year the Rubber Meets the Road for Electric Trucks

2021 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the electric vehicle. While this is true across weight classes and duty cycles, perhaps none are better positioned for growth than trucks. To be sure, 2020 saw a number of exciting announcements from manufacturers eager to electrify heavy-duty…

Electric Trucks Are Coming. Where Should They Go?

Electric trucks made national headlines earlier this month when a new study from Woods McKenzie projected that 54,000 electric trucks would be on US roads by 2025—approximately 27 times current stock. With an ever-increasing focus on climate solutions—particularly for the biggest emitting sector, transportation—it’s no surprise that production of…

Keeping Trucking Cool

To reduce fuel consumption—which by extension decreases emissions—trucking fleets are using auxiliary electric battery HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) units in combination with solar panels installed on truck roofs.

Zero-Emissions Trucks Are the Future: Let’s Do This

Last Thursday, California made history by becoming the first state to mandate that truck makers move to zero-emission drivetrains. California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) new Advanced Clean Trucks regulation requires that half of the state’s trucks will need to be zero-emission by 2035, and the remaining half by 2045.

The Electric Vehicle Charging No One’s Talking About (But Should Be!)

There’s been a lot of talk around green stimulus lately. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated economic downturn, organizations across the country have recently proposed federal programs that promise to create jobs, jumpstart the economy, and support public health, all while reducing US greenhouse gas…