This year’s agenda had a heavy focus on electrification, but also on the growth of autonomous transportation, the transformation of the automotive supply chain, using predictive analytics to drive efficiencies in maintenance, and how to harness data for multiple fleet processes.
November 29, 2021
A day after filing an amended 10-K that casts doubt on the electric-truck maker’s survival into 2022, the company said it has “multiple avenues to raise capital."
June 9, 2021
The answers will dictate site design, energy management considerations, software needs, home charging requirements, and fleet policy updates. Without the proper attention, fleet operators face ballooning and unexpected costs.
May 20, 2021
How efficient is an all-electric Class 6 delivery truck in its regular duty cycle with payloads up to 11,000 lbs.? Weight is less of an EV range inhibitor than you’d think.
March 29, 2021
With BrightDrop, GM is creating a new business to develop the commercial electric vehicle ecosystem. This includes a new electric delivery vehicle and support for infrastructure, logistics, and service planning — as well as an entirely new sales and service network.
February 1, 2021
Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?
January 4, 2021
The infusion of $350 million will accelerate development of fully electric options and a move into Classes 7 and 8.
September 27, 2020
While the Endurance launch event offered more big-picture proclamations than actual truck specs, Lordstown CEO Steve Burns pointed out one reason why an all-electric pickup will be so tantalizing for fleets.
June 26, 2020
Lordstown Motor Corp.’s CEO Steve Burns said preorders from commercial and fleet customers for the all-electric Endurance pickup exceed the company’s production capacity of 20,000 units for 2021.
June 25, 2020
Data management and protection, electrification, telematics, video technology, mobile servicing, shared mobility, and advanced safety tech took center stage in San Jose.
November 26, 2019
An up-close dose of Tesla’s Cybertruck from last night’s reveal in Hawthorne, Calif. answers some initial questions on whether it can function in a traditional fleet capacity.
November 22, 2019
Eric Foellmer says XL's plan is to continue supplementing the electrification strategy of the OEMs, which includes its present hybrid and plug-in hybrid systems and eventually an all-electric system.
August 5, 2019
For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.
October 19, 2017
Testing of the plug-in hybrid half-ton pickup begins this year, while production is slated for late 2018, the company says.
May 2, 2017