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Category: Vehicles

Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 Software Provides 12 Percent Fuel Savings for Refuse Vehicles

Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 Software Provides 12 Percent Fuel Savings for Refuse Vehicles

| July 9, 2020

The results of this test are consistent with an independent 2019 study conducted by the Fife Council in the United Kingdom Métropole d’Aix-Marseille-Provence carried out an independent test for 18 months, on four refuse vehicles, to assess the performance of Allison Transmission’s FuelSense® 2.0 software. This test demonstrated the performance of the latest version of this software, […]

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Dana Unveils New Electric Motor, Drive Axle for Lift Trucks

Dana Unveils New Electric Motor, Drive Axle for Lift Trucks

| July 8, 2020

Latest Innovations Support Traditional and Electric-Powered Vehicle Designs Dana Incorporated introduced new drive technologies for material-handling vehicles, including a low-voltage, high-efficiency motor for electric-powered applications, as well as a new series of modular, high-efficiency drive axles for Class I, IV, and V industrial lift trucks. The new technologies demonstrate how Dana offers modular systems that […]

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Electric Vehicles in Agriculture

Electric Vehicles in Agriculture

| July 8, 2020

Now Is the Time, Reports IDTechEx Cars electrify, now farm vehicles. The new 215-page IDTechEx report, “Electric Vehicles and Robotics in Agriculture 2020-2030” explains. This is a drill-down from the popular report, “Electric Vehicles in Construction, Agriculture and Mining 2020-2030“. Even in the most advanced countries, few farms can provide the power to fast-charge a […]

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Rodo and Motus Partner to Streamline Vehicle Purchases for the World’s Largest Retained Pool of Drivers

Rodo and Motus Partner to Streamline Vehicle Purchases for the World’s Largest Retained Pool of Drivers

| July 7, 2020

This partnership brings together Rodo’s on-demand platform and inventory of 170,000+ vehicles from every major manufacturer Rodo, an on-demand platform transforming the car leasing and buying experience, is announcing a partnership with Motus, the definitive leader in reimbursement solutions for businesses with mobile-enabled workers. The deal will simplify car buying and financing through the Rodo […]

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Strict Emission Standards and Rising EV Sales to Fuel Application of Li-ion Battery Materials Globally

Strict Emission Standards and Rising EV Sales to Fuel Application of Li-ion Battery Materials Globally

| July 7, 2020

Li-ion is expected to remain the battery technology of choice for electric vehicles until 2026, finds Frost & Sullivan Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Global Li-ion Battery Materials Market, Forecast to 2026, estimates that the global market for Li-ion battery materials will register a robust double-digit growth rate by 2026. The rising sales of electric vehicles […]

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Rapid Freight Rate Improvement Contributes to Spike in June NA Class 8 Net Orders

Rapid Freight Rate Improvement Contributes to Spike in June NA Class 8 Net Orders

| July 6, 2020

Class 8 net orders in June were 16,000 units, rising 139% from May Preliminary NA Class 8 net orders in June were 16,000 units, rising 139% from May, and up 23% from a very easy year-ago comparison. The NA Classes 5-7 market saw orders improve 77% month-over-month, despite being down 20% from the year-ago June […]

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