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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Fell 5.6% in August

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 5:01pm

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 5.6% in August after declining 1.4% in July.

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  • ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index decreased 5.6% in August after declining 1.4% in July.
  • The industrial loads tend to be heavier, so they count more in a tonnage calculation than most consumer-related loads.
  • ATA's For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index is dominated by contract freight as opposed to spot market freight.
  • ATA calculates the tonnage index based on surveys from its membership and has been doing so since the 1970s.

Worksport™ & Atlis Motor Vehicles form Collaborative Partnership

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 1:30pm

TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Worksport Ltd (OTCQB: WKSP) (or the Company) has entered into an agreement with Atlis Motor Vehicles , Mesa, Ariz., aimed at configuring the TerraVis solar charging system as an OE accessory for the highly anticipated, technologically advanced Atlis XT electric pickup truck.

Key Points: 
  • TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Worksport Ltd (OTCQB: WKSP) (or the Company) has entered into an agreement with Atlis Motor Vehicles , Mesa, Ariz., aimed at configuring the TerraVis solar charging system as an OE accessory for the highly anticipated, technologically advanced Atlis XT electric pickup truck.
  • Atlis and Worksport will begin working together immediately to integrate their engineering and design departments.They will uniquely configure the TerraVisSolar Truck Bed Power System to provide the Atlis XT Truck with a meaningful source of recharge power from its integrated Solar Panels.
  • The aggressively priced Atlis XT truck comprises many market-leading features including 15-minute charge time, 500-mile range, and 35,000lb towing capacity with an estimated million mile working life.
  • It follows closely on our previous announcement to be the OEM partner for a customized solar truck bed power system.

PACCAR Extends Zero Emissions Leadership with Schneider Electric and Faith Technologies to Provide Comprehensive Battery Charging Solutions

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 5:01pm

PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR) is excited to collaborate with Faith Technologies and Schneider Electric to provide charging infrastructure solutions for customers who purchase industry-leading battery electric Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks in the United States and Canada.

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  • PACCAR (Nasdaq: PCAR) is excited to collaborate with Faith Technologies and Schneider Electric to provide charging infrastructure solutions for customers who purchase industry-leading battery electric Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks in the United States and Canada.
  • PACCARs extensive zero emissions field testing program, with customers operating more than 60 Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF test trucks, will provide valuable real-world experience to enhance these future product launches.
  • Customers will receive the industry-leading operating efficiency and environmental benefits of Peterbilt and Kenworth zero emissions truck models, combined with a comprehensive charging solution utilizing Schneider Electric and Faith Technologies products and services.
  • Schneider Electric provides electrical infrastructure, energy-as-a-service, and services & software solutions for efficiency and sustainability under the Square D, APC, and Aveva brands, among others.

NFI begins piloting Volvo VNR Electric heavy-duty trucks in Southern California

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 4:01pm

Volvo Trucks North America announced today that third-party supply chain solutions provider NFI began piloting two Volvo VNR Electric trucks as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project, becoming the third company to deploy its battery-electric trucks.

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  • Volvo Trucks North America announced today that third-party supply chain solutions provider NFI began piloting two Volvo VNR Electric trucks as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project, becoming the third company to deploy its battery-electric trucks.
  • The Volvo VNR Electric trucks will be integrated into NFI's commercial operations, demonstrating the ability for battery-electric trucks to successfully transport goods under a variety of operating conditions.
  • Volvo's VNR Electric trucks support both NFI and its customers on their journey in meeting ambitious sustainability goals.
  • "By participating in the Volvo LIGHTS project, NFI is helping to prove that Volvo's VNR Electric trucks can handle the daily rigors of freight movement.

Ram Launches Third Phase of U.S. Armed Forces-inspired, Limited-edition 'Built to Serve' Trucks

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

Ram is celebrating America's five land, sea and air-based armed forces with "Built to Serve Editions" of its popular Ram 1500 half-ton pickup truck lineup.

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  • Ram is celebrating America's five land, sea and air-based armed forces with "Built to Serve Editions" of its popular Ram 1500 half-ton pickup truck lineup.
  • The launch of the third installment of the "Built to Serve Edition" trucks coincides with the 73rd anniversary of the U.S. Air Force on Friday, September 18.
  • "Built to Serve Edition" trucks get additional stylish exterior cues, including 20-inch aluminum wheels with a unique-to-the-edition Technical Gray finish.
  • Ram 1500 "Built to Serve Editions" also feature:
    Underneath the skin, each Ram "Built to Serve Edition" is ready for action, loaded with 4x4 Off-Road Group content, including:

Mack LR Electric to begin production in 2021

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:38pm

GTEBORG, Sweden, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Volvo Group's American subsidiary Mack Trucks today announced plans to commercialize the Mack LR Electric, its revolutionary refuse model equipped with a fully electric integrated Mack drivetrain.

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  • GTEBORG, Sweden, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Volvo Group's American subsidiary Mack Trucks today announced plans to commercialize the Mack LR Electric, its revolutionary refuse model equipped with a fully electric integrated Mack drivetrain.
  • Orders for the Mack LR Electric will open in Q4 2020, with deliveries beginning in 2021.
  • The production Mack LR Electric model will fulfill the needs of refuse customers, whether commercial or municipal, seeking a true zero-emissions truck that aligns with their own environmental goals and local emissions regulations.
  • The Mack LR Electric will be manufactured at Mack's Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) in Macungie, Pennsylvania, where all heavy-duty Mack trucks built for North America are assembled.

Global ADAS & Autonomous Driving Technology Report 2020-2040: Current Effect of COVID-19 on Development of Autonomous Driving Technologies and its Future Impact

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:30pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Edition 2020, ADAS & Autonomous Driving Technology - Market & Industry Analysis, Forecast - 2020 - 2040" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Edition 2020, ADAS & Autonomous Driving Technology - Market & Industry Analysis, Forecast - 2020 - 2040" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The current effect of COVID-19 on auto sales, development of autonomous driving technologies and its future impact have been considered in the market analysis of the study.
  • A separate analysis on these autonomous commercial vehicles and the competition between the players have been included in the study.
  • This penetration of autonomous driving in trucking industry is expected to bring multiple changes in the operations of OEMs and tech players.

Mack® LR Electric to Begin Production in 2021

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 2:00pm

GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mack Trucks today announced plans to commercialize the Mack LR Electric, its revolutionary refuse model equipped with a fully electric integrated Mack drivetrain.

Key Points: 
  • GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Mack Trucks today announced plans to commercialize the Mack LR Electric, its revolutionary refuse model equipped with a fully electric integrated Mack drivetrain.
  • Orders for the Mack LR Electric will open in Q4 2020, with deliveries beginning in 2021.
  • The production Mack LR Electric model will fulfill the needs of refuse customers, whether commercial or municipal, seeking a true zero-emissions truck that aligns with their own environmental goals and local emissions regulations.
  • The Mack LR Electric will be manufactured at Mack's Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) in Macungie, Pennsylvania, where all heavy-duty Mack trucks built for North America are assembled.

Truck Refrigeration Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Type ; Application ; Industry Vertical ; Vehicle Type

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 5:50pm

To support the supply and delivery of these products, the logistics companies are anticipated to increase their fleet sizes.

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  • To support the supply and delivery of these products, the logistics companies are anticipated to increase their fleet sizes.
  • This is projected to trigger the volume of orders for truck refrigeration units from the truck manufacturers.
  • COVID-19 has spread significantly across APAC and North America, and Europe and SAM are also hit hard by the disease.The former two regions have significant numbers of truck refrigeration market players.
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HERE and EROAD expand partnership, launch new navigation tools for commercial vehicle drivers

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

EROAD bolsters its focus on driver safety and productivity by partnering with HERE to enable truck-friendly routing and navigation in its solutions for commercial vehicle fleets.

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  • EROAD bolsters its focus on driver safety and productivity by partnering with HERE to enable truck-friendly routing and navigation in its solutions for commercial vehicle fleets.
  • HERE and EROAD jointly designed the navigation application that is integrated into EROAD Go+, a new solution in North America for enhanced pickup and delivery workflow.
  • Commercial vehicle drivers in New Zealand, Australia and North America use EROAD solutions as part of their day for logging distance travelled, shift hours, managing their work and staying safe on the roads.
  • With our complementary strengths in fleet management and location technology, a partnership between HERE and EROAD is a natural fit.