Kraft Heinz adopts electric terminal trucks at Ohio distribution center

Food company Kraft Heinz has replaced five diesel terminal
trucks with EVs at its distribution centre in Groveport, Ohio. The Orange EV T-Series electric
terminal trucks will be operated by Firefly Transportation Services.

“This decision by Kraft Heinz demonstrates thoughtful
mitigation of the extremely high operational, economic, and environmental costs
of using diesel trucks,” said …read more

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Lightning Systems introduces new Ford Transit powertrain with 20% more range than predecessor

Systems, a Colorado-based developer of electric drivetrains for commercial
fleets, has introduced a Generation 2 model of its Lightning Electric system
for the Ford Transit with 20% greater range and a higher top speed.

The Lightning Electric Ford Transit is a battery-electric drivetrain for the Ford Transit 350HD. Thanks to new thermally-managed lithium …read more

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Proterra works with Michelin to develop low rolling resistance tire for e-buses

a manufacturer of heavy-duty electric vehicles, is collaborating with Michelin
to develop the MICHELIN X InCity Energy Z tire, a low rolling resistance tire
designed and optimized for electric buses in urban environments. Proterra says
the tire will be the standard tire offered for its Proterra Catalyst buses.

Michelin designed the X InCity Energy …read more

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