Industry and member news

 Zeem Solutions orders 100 all-electric Hino 195 EV’s from SEA Electric (11/15/2019) 
   SEA Electric (Los Angeles, California) announced commercial electric vehicle service provider Zeem Solutions in the USA has placed an order for 100 all-electric Hino 195 EVs.
 Green Truck Summit 2020 examines electric truck deployment, transition to alternative fuels (11/13/2019) 
   Green Truck Summit provides a look into and long-range forecasts around the latest productivity options and alternative fuel and technology implementation.
 GM sells its Lordstown plant to an electric pickup truck startup (11/12/2019) 
   A massive Lordstown, Ohio, auto assembly plant is getting a new lease on life. Startup automaker Lordstown Motors announced it purchased the plant and all the robots and other equipment inside from General Motors.
 New partnership helps reduce idling (11/8/2019) 
   Bergstrom Inc. and GRIP Idle Management Inc. announce partnership to provide innovative solutions for police fleets. The collaboration between the two innovative organizations results in a comprehensive solution to solve a very serious problem.
 Alliance AutoGas unveils patent for LPG Evacuation Pump (11/7/2019) 
   Alliance AutoGas (Swannonoa, North Carolina) received its first patent for their creation of the LPG Evacuation Pump, which was designed to deliver fast, reliable, recovery of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from any vehicle that uses autogas for fuel.
 Landi Renzo secures F-150 CNG MY2020 Certification (11/1/2019) 
   Landi Renzo USA secured the F-150 EPA certification for both Model Year 2020 using the Eco Ready™ CNG system.
 Eaton testing EV transmission for commercial trucks (10/30/2019) 
   Eaton’s eMobility business plans to launch a 4-speed transmission for heavy-duty electric commercial vehicles. Designed for Class 7 and 8 commercial vehicles, the transmission is currently in the testing phase.
 Navistar set to deploy electric-focused business unit (10/30/2019) 
   Navistar announced the launch a new business unit assembled to deliver a customized electrification solution to International’s truck and school bus markets.
 Electric chassis maker to open facility in Detroit area (10/21/2019) 
   Motiv Power Systems (Foster City, California) has completed a $60 million equity funding round and is turning its attention to opening an engineering and manufacturing facility in metro Detroit.
 Peterbilt delivers first medium-duty electric Model 220EV to Frito-Lay (10/17/2019) 
   Peterbilt Motors Company (Denton, Texas) announced the delivery of the first Peterbilt Model 220EV to Frito-Lay. Six battery electric Model 220EV medium-duty trucks will be used by PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division.