|Ryder Embraces its Third EV Partner
Ryder System will be the exclusive sales channel partner and service provider for Chanje, a California‑based, medium‑duty electric vehicle and energy services company. Chanje recently announced plans for a new line of all‑battery trucks. The first will be deployed in California in 30 days.
|Waste Management: 100 Natural Gas Stations for 6,000 Trucks
Waste Management recently celebrated the opening of its 100th natural gas fueling station in Oklahoma City. In addition, Waste Management celebrated a significant milestone of operating 6,000 natural gas trucks, which is the largest heavy‑duty fleet of its kind in North America.
|Class 5 Electric Cargo Van Coming to the U.S.
A California‑based electric vehicle and energy solutions company, Chanje (pronounced “change”), will bring a Class 5 panel van to the U.S. market that can be economically produced at a scale and price not previously possible.
|Volkswagen to Revive Popular Microbus as Electric
Seeking to reignite Americans’ love affair with the microbus, Volkswagen Group said Saturday that it would bring the beloved vehicle back to its lineup as electric.
|BMW Reaches Electric Vehicle Sales Milestone
BMW has sold more than 50,000 electrified vehicles globally in 2017, which marks a more than 70% increase for an automaker that has been aggressively adding plug‑in hybrids to its lineup in the past year.
|Tesla Wants to Test Self-Driving Class 8 Electric Truck in Two States
It appears Elon Musk’s Tesla electric Class 8 tractor will be designed from the ground up with autonomous platooning capability. Musk is apparently reaching out to Nevada officials in an attempt to get approval for platooning test runs on public highways in the state.