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Category: Green

Volvo Trucks to introduce All-electric Trucks in North America

Volvo Trucks to introduce All-electric Trucks in North America

| September 28, 2018

As part of a partnership between the Volvo Group, California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure, Volvo Trucks will introduce all-electric truck demonstrators in California next year, and commercialize them in North America in 2020. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $44.8 […]

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Lightning Systems Debuts New All-Electric Ford E-450 

Lightning Systems Debuts New All-Electric Ford E-450 

| September 25, 2018

Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, announced new battery-electric powertrain options for the Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus and Ford E-450 Cutaway. The new Lightning Electric models for the Ford E-450 will be available in 14,500-pound gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) with an all-electric range of 110 miles. Orders are being […]

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Proterra Closes $155 Million Investment from Daimler, Tao Capital Partners, G2VP and Others

Proterra Closes $155 Million Investment from Daimler, Tao Capital Partners, G2VP and Others

| September 20, 2018

Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy duty electric transportation for the North American mass transit market, announced that it has closed a $155 million investment round co-led by Daimler, the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial vehicles.  Tao Capital Partners co-led the round, joined by G2VP and other technology investors. In conjunction with the investment, Proterra and Daimler […]

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Cummins Debuts Hybrid PowerDrive at IAA Commercial Vehicles Show

Cummins Debuts Hybrid PowerDrive at IAA Commercial Vehicles Show

| September 19, 2018

Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) unveiled the PowerDrive, an advanced suite of plug-in hybrid electric powertrain solutions spanning light, medium and heavy-duty applications, at the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show.  This further expands Cummins’ broad portfolio of low emissions and fuel-efficient power solutions that includes clean diesel, near-zero natural gas, and fully electric to help each […]

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Governor Cuomo Launches First Electric Vehicle Charging Station Program

Governor Cuomo Launches First Electric Vehicle Charging Station Program

| September 19, 2018

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that $5 million is available as part of the first rebate designed specifically for the installation of electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces, office buildings, multi-family apartment buildings, and public locations such as theaters, malls, parks and retail locations.  The installation of charging stations for public use supports the Governor’s […]

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WABCO Presents Prototype of Industry’s First Electric Trailer 

WABCO Presents Prototype of Industry’s First Electric Trailer 

| September 17, 2018

WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of braking control systems and other advanced technologies that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, announced that it presenting its prototype of the industry’s first electric trailer developed to maximize operating efficiency and lower fuel consumption.  WABCO’s new electric trailer equipped with an […]

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