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Industry Alliance Wants Charging Standard for Electric Trucks, Buses

Via https://www.trucks.comMay 29, 2018 by Emma Hurt, @Emma_Hurt As Volvo, Daimler, Navistar, Tesla and other companies push development of electric trucks, an industry alliance wants to establish a global charging standard. That goal faces skepticism from trade groups such the American Trucking As...

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NYC School Bus Company Gives Thumbs-Up on XL Hybrid Electric

Posted by Betsy LillianVia NGT News XL, a provider of connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, recently completed a successful pilot deployment of hybrid electric school buses with Careful Bus Co. in New York City. The XLH system uses regenerative braking du...

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Goodyear unveils new tire for electric cars to reduce wear from powerful instant torque

Posted by Fred LambertVia Electrek There’s no getting around it, the instant torque of electric vehicles can be quite hard on tires – especially with the heavier and more powerful models, like Tesla’s. Goodyear claims to have a solution with a new tire aimed at the electric vehic...

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UPS Teams With Workhorse for 50 All-Electric Delivery Trucks

Posted by Betsy LillianVia NGT News UPS announced today it plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies – what the package delivery company calls “an industry first tha...

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