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OpConnect Selected for AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator

OpConnect Selected for AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator

| May 27, 2022

Transportation accounts for 27% of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions so electrifying transportation is a critical component of sustainable cities OpConnect was selected as one of the innovative startups chosen to participate in the AWS Sustainable Cities Accelerator to help cities address sustainability challenges. OpConnect is one of 12 companies selected from hundreds of applications representing 19 […]

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Volvo Trucks Academy Opens New Facility to Better Serve Electric Truck Training

Volvo Trucks Academy Opens New Facility to Better Serve Electric Truck Training

| May 25, 2022

The Volvo Trucks Academy opened a new facility in Tinley Park, Illinois, to expand access to battery-electric truck training in the central U.S Volvo Trucks North America announced today that the Volvo Trucks Academy opened a new facility in Tinley Park, Illinois, to expand access to battery-electric truck training in the central U.S. The new […]

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Ideanomics Energy to Deploy and Operate Green Charging Solutions for Peterbilt Dealership

Ideanomics Energy to Deploy and Operate Green Charging Solutions for Peterbilt Dealership

| May 24, 2022

Ideanomics Energy provides fleet customers with energy management software, charging & energy solutions and a full suite of services from initial design to operations & maintenance Ideanomics (NASDAQ: IDEX), a global company focused on accelerating the adoption of commercial electric vehicles (EV),  announced that it has signed an agreement with Coast Counties Peterbilt to deploy […]

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Ritchie Bros. sells US$60+ million of equipment & trucks in May Fort Worth, TX auction

Ritchie Bros. sells US$60+ million of equipment & trucks in May Fort Worth, TX auction

| May 24, 2022

Online auction attracted 11,100+ bidders to compete for 4,350+ items Ritchie Bros. conducted its second Fort Worth, TX auction of the year, selling US$60+ million of equipment and trucks for 700+ consignors. The three-day online auction saw gross transaction value grow approximately 9% year over year. More than 11,100+ bidders from 60+ countries registered to participate in […]

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Average Age of Vehicles in the US Increases to 12.2 years, according to S&P Global Mobility

Average Age of Vehicles in the US Increases to 12.2 years, according to S&P Global Mobility

| May 24, 2022

The average age of light vehicles in the US reached an all-time high in 2022 as the vehicle fleet climbed to 283M passenger cars and light trucks The average age of light vehicles in operation (VIO) in the US rose to 12.2 years this year, increasing by nearly two months over the prior year, according […]

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Meritor to Acquire Siemens Commercial Vehicles Electric Propulsion Business

Meritor to Acquire Siemens Commercial Vehicles Electric Propulsion Business

| May 23, 2022

Complementary Product Portfolio to Expand Technical Capability and Offerings Meritor, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Siemens to acquire its Commercial Vehicles business for approximately €190 million in cash, adjusted for changes in working capital at closing. The transaction is expected to close by calendar year-end, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. […]

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