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Browsing the "Workhorse" Tag
This week on the “Gas2 Week in Review” we focus on electric vehicles that aren’t intended to someday replace your father’s Chevy — those commercial vehicles with real potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Electric trucks are helping reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. While their numbers are small, their emissions are greater than those from automobiles.
18 car manufacturers wrote to Donald Trump last week asking him to help them sell more enormous gas guzzling automakers because, Hey! This is America, right?
Navigant Research says that electric truck sales will increase tenfold in ten years. Partly that surge will be caused by tougher emissions standards but partly it will be due to electric trucks providing fleet operators with a higher return on investment compared to diesel powered trucks.
UPS will add 125 hybrid electric delivery vans to its fleet by the end of this year. Equipped with a range extender engine, the vans are expected to slash fuel costs by 75%.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved AMP’s Workhorse E-100 commercial electric van for rebates and incentives of up to $60,000. Per van.