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Meet an Award Winning Electric Bus Blood-Donation Center

Meet an Award Winning Electric Bus Blood-Donation Center

| August 14, 2018

Meet the world’s first mobile blood donation center in an emission-free electric bus – the Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE electric. The vehicle was built on the basis of a Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE electric -the model that started a series of eco-friendly, electric vehicles made by the Bolechowo-based bus maker. The Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE […]

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Do Electric Buses Really Emit Less Carbon Than Diesel Buses?

Do Electric Buses Really Emit Less Carbon Than Diesel Buses?

| August 12, 2018

If you’re wondering whether electric buses are truly “green,” consider that electric buses are only as clean as the grid that charges them. Still, when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions, electric buses are already miles ahead of their competition. Buses charged by electricity are responsible for fewer carbon emissions than conventional diesel buses in […]

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UPS Working With Thor on Electric Medium-Duty Trucks

UPS Working With Thor on Electric Medium-Duty Trucks

| August 10, 2018

UPS Inc. said it is working with Thor Trucks to develop all-electric Class 6 delivery trucks. The Atlanta-based parcel giant said it plans to test Thor’s medium-duty truck for six months with a company driver behind the wheel in the Los Angeles area, one of the most congested metropolitan regions in the United States. UPS wants “to […]

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Toyota’s Plan to Increase Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle Sales

Toyota’s Plan to Increase Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle Sales

| August 1, 2018

Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles remain but a tiny part of the new-car marketplace, but Toyota plans to work on that by lowering the costs of the vehicles and building them more efficiently. Toyota still continues to invest in fuel-cell cars as it prepares to launch a second-generation Mirai within the next few years. Toyota currently sells […]

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Toyota Debuts Gen 2 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Class 8 Electric Truck

Toyota Debuts Gen 2 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Class 8 Electric Truck

| July 31, 2018

Toyota has recently unveiled the second iteration of its hydrogen fuel cell electric Class 8 truck before a crowd of media and industry leaders during the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars in Northern Michigan. The new truck, known internally as “Beta,” expands on the capabilities of Toyota’s first Project Portal test vehicle […]

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks Launches Fuel-Efficient Long-Haul Truck in South Africa

Mercedes-Benz Trucks Launches Fuel-Efficient Long-Haul Truck in South Africa

| July 20, 2018

  Mercedes-Benz Trucks recently launched the new Actros, which has achieved fuel savings of up to seven percent–making it, according to the company, “the most efficient long-haul truck in South Africa.” With more than 25,000 vehicles sold in South Africa since it was introduced to the market in 1998, the Actros family has long been […]

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