electric heavy-duty trucks

BYD electric trucks. Image courtesy of BYD.

What You Need to Know About Advanced Clean Fleets: Funding, Flexibility, & FAQs

It’s been just over a year since the California Air Resources Board unanimously adopted the Advanced Clean Fleets (ACF) Rule, which requires the largest commercial and public fleets operating in the state to gradually transition to zero-emission trucks and buses over the next two decades. By accelerating the adoption of zero-emission … [continued]

Komatsu battery-electric haul truck. Credit: Komatsu

Rio Tinto & BHP Collaborate On Battery-Electric Haul Truck Trials In The Pilbara

PERTH, Australia — In an industry first, Rio Tinto and BHP will collaborate on the testing of large battery-electric haul truck technology in the Pilbara, Western Australia, to accelerate the potential for its future deployment. The two companies will work with manufacturers Caterpillar and Komatsu to conduct independent trials of … [continued]

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BAE Systems & Eaton Expand Collaboration To Deliver Electric Drive Solutions For Heavy-Duty Trucks

The new solutions increase comprehensive electric vehicle system offerings to support medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles BAE Systems, a leader in electric propulsion, and Eaton, a global power management company, are expanding their collaboration to include electric vehicle (EV) solutions for heavy-duty trucks. The solution offers original equipment manufacturers and commercial … [continued]

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image featuring a truck covered with circuitry and sparks, taking electricity from overhead wires on a highway.

Nearly $1 Billion in Grants to Invest in America’s Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicle Transition

EPA announces new grant program to fund zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles, infrastructure, and workforce development to tackle climate change, reduce air pollution, and advance environmental justice DENVER — Yesterday, April 24, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the launch of the nearly $1 billion Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicles Grant Program to fund … [continued]

Schneider becomes first major carrier to achieve 1 million zero-emission miles with the Freightliner eCascadia.

A Rational Approach For Installing Heavy-Duty Electric Truck Charging Hubs

Heavy-duty trucks are only 5 percent of all the vehicles on the road in the US but are responsible for 25 percent of vehicle emissions. Since emissions from cars and trucks are the single greatest source of the nation’s emissions, it is clear that having a larger electric truck fleet … [continued]

Einride CET pulls in to charge at Einride's Lynwood Smartcharger Station (Photo: Business Wire)

Einride Smartcharger Station Unveiled in Los Angeles, North America’s Largest Operational Charging Site for Electric…

Strategically located near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the Lynwood Smartcharger Station will serve Einride customers to fast track the region to electric freight with 65 chargers having the ability to charge 200 vehicles a day The Smartcharger Station was built in partnership with Voltera, a developer … [continued]

Electrifying Construction Equipment — Volvo CE Deep Dive

We write and talk a lot here on CleanTechnica about the electric vehicle revolution, but we often focus on passenger EVs — cars and trucks normal consumers buy. There’s a whole world of heavy-duty and medium-duty commercial electric vehicles that get a bit less attention, but this market is growing. We recently interview Dr. Ray Gallant, Vice President of Sustainability and Productivity Services at Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), as well as Volvo CE’s Tora Leifland, Head of Public Affairs, and Daniel Black, Product Manager, to further dive into this world in a three-part podcast series.