Articles by Chad Elmore

Winnebago Puts Preschool On Wheels, Motiv Power Systems Makes It Move
Published on: 17 December, 2020
Winnebago’s Specialty Vehicle Div. team leverages the motorhome platform to design and build vehicles for use as bookmobiles and surgical instrument labs.
Hiab Launches New Electric Moffett Forklift
Published on: 17 December, 2020
Hiab, part of Cargotec, has launched the Moffett E4 NX, its next generation eSeries of electric forklifts and what it called the world’s
Proterra EV Battery Factory Opens in California
Published on: 11 December, 2020
Proterra, a manufacturer of heavy-duty electric transportation, has opened a new battery production line co-located in its EV bus manufacturing facility in
Fully Electric, Autonomous Monarch Tractor Officially Revealed
Published on: 09 December, 2020
Monarch Tractor has formally introduced its fully electric, driver optional, smart tractor. The Livermore, Calif.-based company said the new machine combines electrification, automation,
Daimler Trucks, PGE Announce Public Heavy-Duty Truck Charging Site
Published on: 01 December, 2020
Planned “Electric Island” to feature charging for commercial electric vehicles up to four times the speed of today’s chargers, energy storage and
Epec Releases New Power Distribution Unit
Published on: 01 December, 2020
Epec Oy has introduced a Power Distribution Unit (PDU) for electric powertrain traction applications in mobile equipment. The Epec PDU was developed
New Body Option, New Owners For Tembo Battery-Electric Truck
Published on: 30 November, 2020
Designers have turned the battery-electric Tembo 4×4 e-LV mine utility vehicle into a mantrip with the addition of a new 10-person carrier.
Lotus Engineering Containerizes Battery Test Facility
Published on: 25 November, 2020
Lotus Engineering said it will launch a pilot containerized battery testing facility to assess energy storage solutions for the electric vehicle sector.
Purolator Tests Low-Speed Electric Delivery Vehicles
Published on: 18 November, 2020
Purolator Inc., the Canadian freight, package and logistics solutions provider, is now using low-speed electric delivery vehicles in the cities of Toronto,
Scania Group Invests In Battery Lab, Factory In Sweden
Published on: 17 November, 2020
Due to the rapid expansion of Scania’s electrified range of trucks and buses , the company plans to invest more than 1
Motiv Power Systems Receives Follow-Up Truck Order From Bimbo Bakeries USA
Published on: 10 November, 2020
Motiv Power Systems announced a renewal of its partnership with Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU), the largest bakery in the United States. This
Alco Iron & Metal Deploys Orange EV All-Electric Terminal Truck
Published on: 04 November, 2020
Alco Iron & Metal Company and Orange EV have deployed an Orange EV T-Series pure electric terminal truck to move material at
Canadian Groups, Suppliers Collaborate To Electrify Open-Pit Mining Truck
Published on: 03 November, 2020
A collaborative endeavor in Quebec, Canada, has been announced that is expected to bring together research and industry leaders to develop technology
TRB’s Solution For High Volume Composite Component Manufacturing
Published on: 22 October, 2020
TRB Lightweight Structures (TRB) said it has a new production process to deliver continuous-fiber thermoset composite parts at high volume. By combining
Chilean Copper Mine Tests Battery-Electric Scharf Truck
Published on: 19 October, 2020
Copper miner Codelco said it has started testing its first electric mining truck at its El Teniente  underground mine located at an
BMW Group Invests In Battery Factories Worldwide
Published on: 16 October, 2020
The BMW Group, which has made its battery technology available to suppliers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in commercial vehicle markets, has made
Saft Batteries Power Emergency Traction System On Moscow Metro Train
Published on: 16 October, 2020
Battery systems power Moscow Metro’s emergency traction system to enable trains to reach the nearest station in the event of a power
ClearFlame Engine Technologies Announces Successful Test Results Using Decarbonized Fuel
Published on: 15 October, 2020
ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a start-up dedicated to the development of clean engine technology for the heavy-duty truck, off-highway and industrial markets,  announced
Slagle Joins Commercial Vehicle Startup TrovaCV
Published on: 14 October, 2020
Trova Commercial Vehicles may be a new name in the marketplace, but many in the electric vehicle start-up’s leadership team come from
Truck To Get Solar Cells In Scania Research Project
Published on: 08 October, 2020
In a research partnership, Scania said it will develop a solar cell clad trailer to power a plug-in hybrid truck. Initial tests
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