Zero-emission freight vehicle technology is advancing rapidly and will soon reach an inflection point in which these advanced vehicles can replace diesel freight vehicles in most applications, ranges and uses, starting in urban settings, according to a new report, Moving…
Drive to ZeroTM aims to accelerate the growth of global zero- and near-zero-emission (ZE) commercial vehicle space, with the aim of ZE technology becoming commercially competitive by 2025 and dominant by 2040 in specific vehicle segments and regions.
The Beachhead Strategy
Drive to Zero is built upon a technology strategy for change called the Beachhead Strategy — a strategy that identifies the commercial vehicle market segments where zero- and near-zero technologies are most likely to succeed and help drive growth in other segments.
Dearth of finance, financial products hindering zero-emission truck and bus segment growth – new analysis IDs policies & actions to unleash needed capital | April 15, 2021
Biden Administration ‘American Jobs’ plan could help bridge gap PASADENA, Calif. – Financiers and financial products are not keeping pace with the rapid growth of the zero-emission commercial vehicle (ZECV) segment according to a new analysis from CALSTART’s Global Commercial…
This past month the Traton Group, one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers including MAN, Scania and in the process of acquiring Navistar in North America, announced a clear focus on electric drive technologies and equivalent disinvestment in internal combustion engines.
In order to enable carbon neutrality by 2050, major European truck manufacturers including Scania, Daimler, Volvo, MAN, DAF, and CNH, under the umbrella of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), for the first time announced that all new commercial vehicles must be fossil free by 2040.
Drive to Zero is a program of CALSTART, a clean transportation industry consortium with headquarters in California, offices across North America, and more than 270 member companies and partners worldwide. CALSTART links global partners and provides guidance information, research and technical support. Pledge Partners agree to collaboratively adopt mechanisms to speed the beachhead strategy.