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Meet HDT's 2020 Top Green Fleets

Twenty companies illustrate how trucking can take the lead in sustainability in HDT's annual Top Green Fleet awards, honoring strategies such as electric vehicle and alternative fuel adoption, fuel-saving techniques, and green facilities.

Kenworth, Peterbilt Zero-Emissions Trucks Reach Summit

A pair of Paccar zero-emission trucks — a Kenworth T680 fuel cell electric vehicle and a battery-electric Peterbilt Model 579EV — recently became the first Class 8 zero-emissions vehicles to drive to the 14,115-foot summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado.

Volvo Trucks to Offer Full Range of Electric Trucks in Europe, Green Financing

Starting in 2021, European carriers will have access to all-electric versions of Volvo's line of heavy-duty trucks. The announcement came in conjunction with Volvo Group's Capital Markets Day, where the company laid out its strategy to provide solutions that are “100% safe, 100% fossil-free and 100% more productive.”

EPA, CARB Travel Different Paths to Cut Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are taking decidedly different paths to clean up truck emissions, leaving fleets with looming challenges including a new generation of equipment and even potential reporting requirements.