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Electrifying Freight: Pathways to Accelerating the Transition

The United States economy is heavily dependent on the functionality of our freight and goods transportation services. Road freight transportation in the United States is projected to grow steadily in the coming decades, and electrified vehicles are emerging as a cleaner, cost-effective alternative to diesel trucks that can be powered by American electricity.

By |2020-11-24T13:50:18-05:00November 24th, 2020|

Electrifying Public and Private Fleets

This report summarizes the knowledge gathered from a series of four interactive webinar discussions on electrifying public and private fleets, commissioned and convened by the International Zero Emission Vehicle Alliance.

By |2020-11-24T13:49:45-05:00November 15th, 2020|

Demand Charges: What Are They Good For?

Like many analysts from the past, the authors find that demand charges have made sense only as a proxy and are not a general solution for shared capacity costs. Furthermore, the changes occurring with a modern grid are undermining the conditions that made such a proxy reasonable.

By |2020-11-10T09:07:12-05:00November 10th, 2020|

Race to zero: How manufacturers are positioned for zero-emission commercial trucks and buses in North America

This paper summarizes the new vehicle sales market for Class 2 through Class 8 heavy-duty truck and buses in the United States and Canada. In addition, it profiles the early market for zero-emission HDVs and provides a snapshot of the battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell products available across different truck and bus segments.

By |2020-10-29T22:53:44-04:00October 29th, 2020|

High-Potential Regions for Electric Truck Deployments

Regional haul, heavy-duty trucking operations are good candidates for electrification due to the segment’s relatively short-hauls and return-to-base operations. The Guidance Report proposes a three-part framework that the industry can use to prioritize regions for electric truck deployment.

By |2020-08-24T17:04:48-04:00August 24th, 2020|
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