Transitioning to electric freight vehicles offers corporate shippers and carriers one of the best opportunities to mitigate their emissions while reducing the demand for oil in the U.S. transportation sector. The following sections outline the national and economic security, environmental, health, equity, and cost-saving benefits of shifting the transportation sector from oil to electric-based.
Zero-Emission Trucks: The Facts provides a concise overview of the state of zero-emission freight vehicles in the U.S., including industry demand, supply, and benefits.
This paper demonstrates who is at risk from diesel trucks serving warehouses. It summarizes the new science about health impacts from air pollution generated by these trucks, and it also points to available solutions that can protect community health.
The Oregon Legislature tasked the Department of Environmental Quality and Department of Transportation to explore incentive programs that are needed to transition Oregon’s the medium- and heavy-duty fleet from gasoline or diesel to electricity or hydrogen. This report presents information gathered from existing incentive programs, best practices developed by Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management and input from numerous contributors including impacted industries and state and local governments.
Seventeen U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian province of Quebec worked together through the Multi-State Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Task Force, a coalition facilitated by NESCAUM, to produce a bold Action Plan for accelerating a transition to zero-emission trucks and buses.
CALSTART's Delivery FLEET 1.0 software tool aids delivery companies in calculating the benefits of transitioning to zero-emission, first/last-mile delivery vehicles.
Using Real-World Telematics Data to Identify Electrifiable Trucks, Inform Charging Infrastructure Investments, and Explore Emissions Reductions
The Run on Less – Electric demonstration focused on the heavy-duty regional haul tractors of the trucking industry.
The Run on Less – Electric demonstration focused on the van and step van segment of the trucking industry.
The Run on Less – Electric demonstration focused on the terminal tractor segment of the trucking industry