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Daimler Truck N.A. begins production of the Freightliner eM2

DTNA’s eM2, built on the Freightliner M2 106 Plus platform, offers up to 255 horsepower and advanced safety features.

BP Pulse, OK Produce progress on electric truck charging depot

The chargers operate with Omega, BP Pulse’s charge management software, optimizing charging times for lowest cost energy.

NACFE to monitor 21 electric trucks – including Tesla Semi

The goal is to understand the impact of electric vehicles on total depot electric energy and fuel consumption.

Schneider to add 100 battery-electric trucks to fleet

Schneider will soon begin taking delivery of nearly 100 Class 8 battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) at its intermodal operations in Southern California. Schneider’s first Freightliner eCascadia, manufactured by Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), is set to roll off the assembly line at the Portland, Oregon, DTNA plant. The carrier had previously reported orders for 62 eCascadias.

Sysco to buy 800 Freightliner eCascadias from Daimler Truck N.A.

Sysco Corporation and Daimler Truck North America jointly announced a letter of intent to deploy up to nearly 800 battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia Class 8 tractors serving Sysco customers by 2026. The first eCascadia delivery is expected to arrive at Sysco’s Riverside, California site later this year. Sysco says it aims to power more of its

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

Why commercial transportation is moving toward electrification

The overall expectation is that electric truck service demands will be much lower than that of their diesel counterparts, though they come with their own specific service and technician training needs.

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.

Dana expands commercial e-powertrain offerings with new eAxles

Dana’s Spicer Electrified Zero-8 e-Axles are built for Class 7 and 8 trucks, and its Spicer Electrified Zero-6 e-Axles are built for the launch of the Freightliner all-electric MT50e medium-duty last-mile delivery vehicle.

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