“Diesel will be here for a long while, and [knowing] total cost of ownership remains the main motivator of acceptance for battery-electric and fuel-cell trucks.” That was the message of Sean Waters, Daimler Trucks North America’s vice president of Product Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, speaking at the Green Truck Summit.
XL Fleet, a provider of vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, debuted two new hybrid-electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck options at NTEA’s The Work Truck Show.
Motiv Power Systems, delivering a software platform for the electrification of medium-duty trucks and buses, featured its new F-59 chassis at The Work Truck Show 2020.
Eight new Freightliner electric trucks will soon go into the hands of fleet customers, which will help the OEM evaluate their performance in real-world trucking applications.
Ford is offering flex-fuel capability and an integrated air compressor for its 7.3L V-8 gasoline engine. The new 2021 F-600 Super Duty chassis cab is now available to order as well.