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ACT Expo 2024 Show Floor Walkaround

ACT Expo introduced all kinds of new electrified and decarbonized technologies for fleets to browse. Take a walk along the show floor.

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Orange EV unveils the e-Triever electric yard truck

Orange EV has announced its new Model Year 2022 e-Triever, which the company says is built to meet the needs of heavy-duty, goods movement operations. Orange EV says the electric trucks deliver 98-99% average uptime and a lower total cost of ownership, with many customers experiencing a three- to four-year payback on a 10-year expected

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Volvo Trucks touts VNR Electric sales, battery circularity initiatives

At a press conference held during this year’s ACT Expo, Volvo Trucks North America touted a pair of customer orders for its VNR Electric truck and provided an overview of Volvo Energy infrastructure development and “battery circularity.” NFI Industries is increasing its investment in electromobility solutions with its latest order of 60 Volvo VNR Electric

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Carrier Transicold highlights Electric eCool Series for refrigerated transport

Carrier Transicold showcased a range of electric transport refrigeration and cooling products as part of its eCool series, which help lower emissions for customers across the cold chain, during a press conference at ACT Expo, held in Long Beach, Calif. The eCool family, includes sustainable solutions for heavy-duty tractors and trailers, as well as medium- and

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We’re Amped to bring you Amped from the 2022 ACT Expo

As soon as Amped co-host and Fleet Equipment Director of Content Jason Morgan stamped his ticket to the 2022 ACT Expo in Long Beach, Calif., I knew we weren’t going to be able to let him go at it alone. So, I crawled into his backpack and stowed away across the country to join him

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Blue Bird Unveils new Electric Vehicle Platform

Blue Bird Corporation has unveiled a new Class 5-6 electric vehicle platform. The company says it built on its knowledge in school bus manufacturing to expand its zero-emission transportation solutions to the commercial vehicle market. Blue Bird’s flexible Class 5-6 chassis will enable a broad range of fully-electric vehicles, including last-mile delivery step vans, motorhomes,

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We’re Amped to bring you Amped from the 2022 ACT Expo

As soon as Amped co-host and Fleet Equipment Director of Content Jason Morgan stamped his ticket to the 2022 ACT Expo in Long Beach, Calif., I knew we weren’t going to be able to let him go at it alone. So I crawled into his backpack and stowed away across the country to join him

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Freightliner details production eCascadia electric truck specs

At ACT Expo, Daimler Truck North America detailed the production series eCascadia, its battery electric Class 8 truck aimed at short-haul routes that allow for depot-based charging, examples of which include last-mile logistics, local and regional distribution, drayage and warehouse to warehouse applications. Freightliner noted that the typical range offered is approximately 230 miles, depending

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Xos Reveals two new electric trucks at ACT Expo

Xos Inc. unveiled two new commercial electric vehicles as well as its connected vehicle ecosystem during this year’s ACT Expo. The Xos HDXT is a Class 8 heavy-duty electric tractor designed for regional-haul fleets and can travel up to 230 miles on a single charge. It offers 36,583 ft-lbs of torque, along with a 56,000-lb.

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How will EVs affect the supply chain of tomorrow?

This year’s ACT Expo helps reveal what an electrified supply chain means for the consumer world.

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