Over the last year, almost all truck makers have either announced an electric truck program or they’ve unveiled an electric truck.

Fred Lambert, May. 16th 2018, Electrek, A look at DAF’s new all-electric truck with a 170 kWh battery pack  Over the last year, almost all truck makers have either announced an electric truck program or they’ve unveiled an electric truck. Dutch truck manufacturing company DAF is the latest to join the trend by unveiling a new all-electric truck with a 170 kWh battery …

Denver and Los Angeles add Teslas to police vehicle fleets. Others using Tesla Model X for an all-electric ‘rapid responder’ vehicle for an ambulance service

By Fred Lambert on Electrek, May. 16th 2018  Tesla Model X used as an all-electric ‘rapid responder’ vehicle for an ambulance service  65 Comments Facebook Twitter Google Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Tesla vehicles are surprisingly starting to invade all segments of emergency vehicles. After police and fire departments, now an ambulance service is using a Tesla Model X as an all-electric ‘rapid responder’ vehicle. Home Solar Power …

Electric buses at Schipol, Amsterdam Airport, “top off” their batteries during pick-ups

Amsterdam Airport Uses Heliox Chargers to Power Fleet of 100 Electric Buses: In a shift towards greater sustainability, Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has chosen roof-mounted, Heliox chargers to power its large fleet of buses. By, Mia Bevacqua Apr 14, 2018, FutureCar.com  author: Mia Bevacqua A lineup of electric buses tethered to roof-mounted chargers is quite a site to see. Travelers will stumble upon …

What Changed In The Electric Vehicle Industry In Quarter 1, 2018?

April 5th, 2018 by Zachary Shahan, editor of Clean Technica  China, China, China With stunning leadership, we got word that the Chinese city of Shenzhen has electrified its entire bus fleet, which is more than 16,000 buses. Furthermore, electric buses have been booming across China, not just in Shenzhen. A coming step in this fleet rEVolution is delivery and freight vehicles. On the car front, China released new …

Studies on EV cost savings in fleets

By Joshua Gordon, FleetCarma, February 28, 2018   Major automakers are making the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). BMW, Ford, General Motors, and Volkswagen are all committed to bringing EVs to market in the coming years. In this article, we focus on the positives and drawbacks of owning an EV. Furthermore, as EVs become increasingly relevant to fleet operators, we discuss the …

‘It’s the beginning of the end’ for internal combustion engines, says UPS as it updates its fleet to electric

By Fred Lambert Mar. 30th 2018  UPS, which operates one of the largest fleets of vehicles in the world, has several electrification efforts and today, it got quite excited about the prospect of going all-electric as it deployed a new smart-grid technology to support its growing EV fleet in London. So much so that it called it “breakthrough” that “signals the beginning of …

Tesla semi pays off in the first year: financial advantages of Tesla EV semis, trucks

December 16th, 2017 by Maarten Vinkhuyzen  on Clean Technica Tesla Trucks Will Dominate The Market Reading Zachary’s article “Tesla Semi Price × Orders = $47 Million to $55 Million in Tesla Revenue (with Assumptions),” I thought I had something to add. When I heard a few months ago that Tesla intended to power its trucks with Model 3 parts, including the motors, I …

Local Governments Lead on Electric Vehicle Fleets

3 Nov 2017 by Rachel Engel Fleet Carma Image: Flickr From police vehicles to utility trucks, local governments are staying ahead of the curve when it comes to electric vehicle fleets. Of the top four uses for electric vehicle fleets, three are utilized by local governments and municipalities, according to the experts at Fleetcarma. Local government electric vehicle fleets are helping to lead the …

Corporate fleets making the shift to EVs

20 Oct 2017 By Gina Coplon-Newfield and Sung-Jae Park Recently, 10 major transnational corporations launched EV100, a new global initiative to slash emissions by increasing the number of corporate fleet electric vehicles (EV) on the road. EV100 companies, including Ikea, Unilever and HP, are committing to, by 2030, integrate EVs into their owned or leased fleets and install EV charging stations for customers and …