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Category: Commercial

Alternative Fuels Re-shaping MD and HD Truck Industry

Alternative Fuels Re-shaping MD and HD Truck Industry

| February 14, 2017

Energy price volatility, global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade, tighter emission norms, and the emergence of noise pollution-free zones are generating a vast range of opportunities for alternate truck powertrains.  External influencers such as urbanization, geopolitics, incentives and technology advancements are all combining to boost the medium-heavy duty (MD-HD) compressed NG (CNG) and LNG truck market.  In fact, some estimates show that […]

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Vehicle Lift Leader Stertil-Koni Awarded NASPO ValuePoint Contract

Vehicle Lift Leader Stertil-Koni Awarded NASPO ValuePoint Contract

| February 13, 2017

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni has announced that it has been awarded the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint Master Agreement for Vehicle Lifts and Garage Associated Equipment. Here’s what makes this award really special. The new agreement, which in Stertil-Koni’s instance represents a contract extension, enables customers nationwide — including municipalities, […]

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Clean Energy Fuels Expands Fleet Contracts

Clean Energy Fuels Expands Fleet Contracts

| February 8, 2017

Clean Energy Fuels has announced that it has signed a fueling agreement with Mountain Valley Express, an express shipping company based out of Manteca, California, that has purchased nine Heavy-Duty trucks equipped with the new CWI 9L ISL G Zero NOx natural gas engine. The fueling agreement will allow Mountain Valley to use Clean Energy’s […]

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Truckload Carriers Association Rolls Out Accreditation Program

Truckload Carriers Association Rolls Out Accreditation Program

| February 8, 2017

The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) has launched an accreditation initiative for the truckload segment of the motor carrier industry.  The goal of the program is to create a community of individuals who are dedicated to their professional development within the truckload industry, help truckload carriers attract new people to their companies, and create career paths […]

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Volvo Rolls Big with Hybrid Buses, Notches 3,000 Units Sold

Volvo Rolls Big with Hybrid Buses, Notches 3,000 Units Sold

| January 30, 2017

Volvo is going big in hybrid buses and has now sold 3000 hybrids, electric hybrids and electric buses to customers in 22 countries in Europe, South America, Asia and Australia. The company first introduced hybrid buses in 2010 and since then sales have increased steadily. At the same time, the product range has undergone continuous development and expansion. Today Volvo […]

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EV Battery Company Workinghorse Announces Public Stock Offering

EV Battery Company Workinghorse Announces Public Stock Offering

| January 27, 2017

Workhorse Group, Inc. a U.S. – based original equipment manufacturer of medium duty EPA-approved battery-electric delivery vehicles and fully integrated truck-launched, FAA compliant unmanned aerial systems (UAS) delivery drones, has announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 6,500,000 shares of its common stock, offered at a price to the public of $3.00 per share. Workhorse […]

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Stertil-Koni Showcases SKYLIFT, a True Vertical Rise Platform Lift, in New Video

Stertil-Koni Showcases SKYLIFT, a True Vertical Rise Platform Lift, in New Video

| January 26, 2017

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni has announced the debut of its newest video, focusing on the unique attributes of the SKYLIFT – the company’s highly acclaimed true vertical rise heavy duty platform lift. SKYLIFT is engineered to be a superior heavy duty platform lift that uniquely provides a “clear floor” concept for the user […]

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California College is first to Convert to All-Electric Fleet

California College is first to Convert to All-Electric Fleet

| January 24, 2017

College students are getting smarter and “greener” these days thanks to the University of California, Irvine, which is poised to be the first college campus in the nation to convert its buses to an all-electric fleet.  The student-funded and operated Anteater Express shuttle service is acquiring 20 buses from BYD (Build Your Dreams) for $15 […]

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Telematics Attempts to Put Brakes on Fuel Theft

Telematics Attempts to Put Brakes on Fuel Theft

| January 23, 2017

An Australian manufacturer is using the equivalent of telematics, or what some call the “Internet of Things” (IoT), to put the brakes on fuel theft. Fluid Management Technology (FMT), based in Adelaide, South Australia, has developed a high-tech system that allows companies to remotely monitor gasoline consumption. The devices, which are being used in more […]

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City of LA Unveils First Four of “Pure” Electric Bus Fleet

City of LA Unveils First Four of “Pure” Electric Bus Fleet

| January 23, 2017

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has unveiled a new 35-foot zero-emission, pure electric bus that will become part of the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation’s LADOT Transit fleet.  The 35-foot heavy-duty bus electric bus will join LADOT Transit’s DASH Downtown fleet. It was manufactured in Lancaster, California by BYD North America, a battery technology […]

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