Refrigerated trucks use a quarter more fuel (usually diesel) than non-refrigerated trucks do. These solutions could help reduce that impact.
The strategy behind using "renewable diesel" is to reduce transportation emissions now, instead of later.
If we continue shipping goods as we do today, freight emissions will surpass energy as the most carbon-intensive sector by 2050.
Because the vast majority of trips by delivery vehicles are within a 100-mile range, electric trucks are an incredibly viable option for delivering holiday packages.
Work on the "opposed piston" design from Achates Power, which dramatically cuts nitrogen oxide pollution, has been backed by federal and state grants.
The low-emission automaker will be one of the first of its kind in the European markets.
Tesla's CEO disclosed a few tidbits about its electric semi-truck that tout battery innovations.
For fleet managers, the decision to buy electric trucks and vans to move goods can be a complicated one.
And that's on an annual basis.
It's a continous process.