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Weeks after the California Air Resources Board approved a rule to limit rail pollution, the Pacific Harbor Line on May 4 unveiled one of the nation’s most advanced zero-emission locomotives.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — As Volvo Trucks continues to roll out battery-electric heavy-duty trucks to fleet customers across North America, the truck maker also is building its support network.May 5, 2023
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Global vehicle manufacturer Hyundai Motor Co. premiered the production version of its Xcient hydrogen fuel cell electric Class 8 truck for the North American market.May 5, 2023
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Navistar is expanding its electric truck offerings and inked a partnership with Quanta Services to help fleets implement battery-electric vehicles efficiently.May 5, 2023
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Lion Electric Co., a manufacturer of all-electric commercial vehicles, announced the launch of its battery-electric Lion5 medium-duty truck at the 2023 Advanced Clean Transportation Expo.May 5, 2023
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — President Joe Biden cited supply chain achievements and urged foreign investment as the Commerce Department held a networking event that included 70 countries.
New leaders of the United Auto Workers are withholding the union’s endorsement for President Joe Biden’s re-election until he shows support for a “just transition” to electric vehicles, according to a letter sent by newly elected UAW President Shawn Fain.
TRM Equity has acquired some of the assets of National Railway Equipment Co., the Southfield, Mich.-based private equity firm said May 2.May 4, 2023
Werner Enterprises’ revenue increased but earnings declined during the first quarter of 2023, the company reported May 3.