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WATCH + LISTEN: Omnichannel Communication | Kathryn Schifferle, CVO, Work Truck Solutions

Kathryn Schifferle, CVO, Work Truck Solutions sat down with Commercial Vehicle Business Network to give us insight into the exciting new directions – and opportunities –  marketing is going in the Commercial Vehicle Business World.

ACT Expo Mainstage Drives Discussion on Clean Tech Industry’s Next Steps

This year’s ACT Expo Mainstage did not disappoint, with speakers from every sector of the industry — innovators who were not afraid to ask, and answer, the tough questions and challenges facing the commercial transport industry. From Tesla Semi project lead Dan Priestley to J.B. Hunt President Shelley Simpson, this year’s attendees were presented with varying views of the electrification of the trucking industry, surprising revelations on the future of internal combustion engines, and an intriguing comparison to the evolution of the cell phone. More than 12,000 commercial transportation stakeholders...

Motiv Electric Trucks Launches Argo – A New Truck Configurable for Multiple Applications

Motiv’s first fully integrated cab-chassis design expands the number and variety of electric trucks and applications that can be produced to meet growing customer demand LAS VEGAS, May 21, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Motiv Electric Trucks, a leading OEM of medium duty electric trucks and buses today launched Argo, its first-ever fully-integrated cab-chassis design that significantly expands the number and type of vehicles and applications that can be electrified. Available in multiple configurations, Argo supports dock-height to lower-profile applications and a wider range of truck body lengths...

Mack Trucks Expands Certified EV Dealer Network to 53 locations

LAS VEGAS (May 21, 2023) Mack Trucks announced today that 24 dealerships across the United States and Canada have recently achieved Certified Electric Vehicle (EV) status. With these additions, nine more states and one province joined the network, bringing the total number of EV certified dealerships to 53, a significant milestone in the journey to sustainable mobility.This certification enables dealerships to provide comprehensive service and support for Mack’s battery-electric vehicles (BEVs),including the Mack® LR Electric refuse truck, Mack’s first fully electric Class 8 vehicle, and the Mack MD Electric medium-duty...

Daimler Truck North America Provides Second Life to Commercial Vehicle Batteries

PORTLAND, Ore. (May 20, 2024) – Daimler Truck North America LLC (DTNA) is committed to reducing the company’s overall carbon footprint by integrating a comprehensive circular economy approach across its operations. This strategy emphasizes repairing, remanufacturing, repurposing and recycling lithium-ion battery materials used in all DTNA electric vehicles (EVs). With goals to maximize battery lifespans and reduce material waste, the circular economy approach strives to extend the usability of rare-earth materials and products, thereby tackling global sustainability challenges. Leveraging advanced technology, DTNA can discern when a...

ISUZU ANNOUNCES A NEW GENERATION OF THE REFRIGERATED BODY – IT’S ELECTRIC!

A focus on product integration and new technologieshas delivered a new refrigeration delivery solution for the future! Las Vegas, NV.—Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of America’s best-selling low cab forward trucks, announced the development of an all-electric Isuzu NRR EV truck integrated with the Thermo King® e300 all-electric transport refrigeration unit (TRU) during the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo (ACT). Isuzu’s NRR EV was announced in March 2023 and is planned for production this summer. The Class 5 NRR-EV is Isuzu’s next generation of...

Daimler Truck unveils battery electric autonomous Freightliner eCascadia technology demonstrator

PORTLAND, Ore./LEINFELDEN-ECHTERDINGEN, Germany (May 8, 2024) — Daimler Truck has the clear goal to lead the transformation to sustainable transportation and to address the challenges of tomorrow. The company is pursuing a vision of zero emissions and increased road safety by combining the two most promising technologies to deliver on that vision–battery electric drive and integrated autonomous driving technology–in one semi-truck for the first time in its history: the autonomous Freightliner eCascadia technology demonstrator. The truck is based on a production battery electric Freightliner eCascadia and is...