Today’s Pickup: Port operator secures $1 per gallon natural gas deal for new trucks

Today’s Pickup: Port operator secures $1 per gallon natural gas deal for new trucks

A port operator taps into funding for new natural gas tractors; birds and the federal shutdown could cause delays in Oklahoma bridge projects; Sears wants to liquidate; and air freight is flat in November

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The role electric trucks can play in Santa’s supply chain

The role electric trucks can play in Santa’s supply chain

Fleets are increasingly focused on reducing theirs and cutting fuel usage. Electric vehicles, particularly medium-duty trucks and those vehicles used in e-commerce and last-mile delivery, represent prime opportunities to achieve both goals.

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Tyson Foods to test opposed-piston technology engine

Tyson Foods to test opposed-piston technology engine

Tyson Foods will be testing a tractor that will utilize Achates Power’s opposed-piston engine technology that is said to reduce NOx emissions by 90% from current standards.

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Albertsons ignores the noise, orders 10 Tesla Semi trucks

Albertsons ignores the noise, orders 10 Tesla Semi trucks

With the ongoing, high-profile negative news surrounding Tesla, there is still interest in the company’s electric semi. Albertsons Companies, which operates well-known food and drug retailers across the country, has purchased 10 Tesla Semi all-electric trucks.

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