Nine nations on four continents have agreed to work collaboratively to grow zero-emission commercial vehicle manufacturing, infrastructure and deployment at home and globally. The Global Commercial Vehicle Drive to Zero (Drive to Zero)—a program of CALSTART and a new campaign of the Clean Energy Ministerial under the Electric Drive Initiative—is expanding this international push.
Logistics Matters with DC Velocity interviewed CALSTART’s Bill Van Amburg about the landmark agreement between 15 states and the District of Columbia aimed at growing their zero-emission commercial vehicle markets. California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New…
Rebuffing strong opposition from industry, California on Thursday adopted a landmark rule requiring more than half of all trucks sold in the state to be zero-emissions by 2035, a move that is expected to improve local air quality, rein in greenhouse gas…
It’s long been the case that one of the top challenges to electrification of transport has been lack of models. Consumers like diversity, so the market needs to offer diversity. This is also true in less consumer-focused markets, for a different mixture of reasons.
By the end of 2020, the United States and Canada are poised to launch nearly 170 new models of zero emission (ZE) trucks and buses, a record increase of 78%. Last year, 95 “clean” industrial vehicles were released in North America.
Despite the impacts of Covid-19 on vehicle sales and production, zero-emission (ZE) truck and bus models are on the verge of a major surge in the United States and Canada. New data from Calstart’s Global Commercial Vehicle Drive to Zero’s Zero-Emission Technology Inventory (ZETI) tool shows that by the end of 2020, the U.S. and Canada are on track to have 169 different ZE commercial vehicle models available or soon-to-be-available for purchase compared to 95 models in 2019 – a 78 percent increase.
North America is experiencing an increase in zero-emission commercial vehicle offerings as fleets and shippers look to reduce pollution and comply with increasingly strict regional regulations, according to research from Calstart, a clean transportation accelerator.
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