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Schneider to add nearly 100 battery electric trucks to its fleet

Schneider to add nearly 100 battery electric trucks to its fleet

| December 6, 2022

The carrier also announces the first of its Freightliner eCascadia order is ready to roll off the assembly line Schneider (NYSE: SNDR), a premier multimodal provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services, will soon begin taking delivery of nearly 100 Class 8 battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) at its intermodal operations in Southern California. Schneider’s first Freightliner […]

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U.S. DOD Awards $50 Million Contract to Kodiak Robotics for Autonomous U.S. Army Ground Reconnaissance Vehicles

U.S. DOD Awards $50 Million Contract to Kodiak Robotics for Autonomous U.S. Army Ground Reconnaissance Vehicles

| December 6, 2022

The two-year Defense Innovation Unit contract is to help automate future ground vehicles conducting high-risk missions such as reconnaissance and surveillance Kodiak Robotics, Inc., a leading self-driving trucking company, has been awarded a $49.9 million, 24-month United States Department of Defense (DoD) agreement to help automate future U.S. Army ground vehicles led by the Army’s Robotic Combat […]

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New ATRI Research Evaluates Charging Infrastructure Challenges for the U.S. Electric Vehicle Fleet

New ATRI Research Evaluates Charging Infrastructure Challenges for the U.S. Electric Vehicle Fleet

| December 6, 2022

The study found that full electrification of the U.S. vehicle fleet would require a large percentage of the country’s present electricity generation The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released a new report that assesses the infrastructure requirements for converting the U.S. vehicle fleet to battery electric.  This analysis, a 2021 top priority of ATRI’s Research […]

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Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in British Columbia, Canada 

Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group Becomes First Volvo Trucks Certified EV Dealer in British Columbia, Canada 

| December 5, 2022

Pacific Coast Heavy Truck Group has nine total locations that have served the greater Vancouver area and the interior of B.C. for more than 35 years Volvo Trucks North America announced the expansion of its certified electric vehicle (EV) dealer network into a third Canadian province to support continued market adoption of its Class 8 […]

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TuSimple and Navistar end their co-development under the 2020 Joint Development Agreement

TuSimple and Navistar end their co-development under the 2020 Joint Development Agreement

| December 5, 2022

TuSimple and Navistar Provide Update on Joint Development Agreement In a joint announcement, TuSimple and Navistar announced an end to their co-development under the 2020 Joint Development Agreement. The decision to end the development agreement does not preclude the companies from working together in the future. “I decided to return as TuSimple’s CEO to address […]

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<strong>FTR Reports Preliminary North American Class 8 Net Orders Fell in November to 34,300 Units</strong>

FTR Reports Preliminary North American Class 8 Net Orders Fell in November to 34,300 Units

| December 5, 2022

 But compared to last year’s weak results, they are showing tremendous gains FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 net orders for November fell to 34,300, well off September’s 56,000-unit record. Orders may have declined over the last two months, but compared to last year’s weak results, they are showing tremendous gains. November order activity […]

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