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All-Electric Medium-Duty Trucks Coming to SMUD this Summer

Sacramento Municipal Utility District expects to take delivery of five new all-electric medium-duty trucks this summer that will offer an estimated range of 100 to 150 miles.


ANSI A92.2: 2022 Changes and Training Requirements

Updates are coming to the ANSI A92.2 standard, titled “American National Standard for Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Aerial Devices.” Your most common piece of powered equipment soon will have new or revised requirements for design, manufacturing, testing, training and operation. These new requirements go into effect in August of this year.


Will Hydrogen Electrify the Future of Heavy-Duty Trucks?

Most discussions around fleet electrification today focus on battery-electric vehicles. And for good reason. More EV models are becoming available, costs are getting closer in line with conventional vehicles, and charging infrastructure continues to expand.

But when it comes to electrifying the Class 8 truck segment, battery power remains impractical and insufficient to meet the performance and range requirements for most heavy-duty truck applications.

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Technology

Industry experts share important factors to consider before ordering an ATUV.One of the most common mistakes utility fleet managers make when it comes to all-terrain utility vehicles (ATUVs) is purcha...
Tracking collision damage limits vehicle downtime and repair costs.The larger the fleet, the more complex the repair process and the higher the cost to fix body and frame damage. No one aims to bang u...
An industry executive says that hydrogen fuel-cell trucks – and the fueling infrastructure to support them – will become more practical and affordable in the not-so-distant future.Most discussions aro...

Green Fleets

Despite manufacturers' reassurances, vehicle delivery delays are expected.In February, Ford began deliveries of its E-Transit EV van to fleet customers, one of the earliest of the highly anticipated c...
A utility fleet manager who is considering integrating electric vehicles into their operation faces a range of questions, including how telematics data will be tapped when running a mix of trucks powe...
Even as electric utilities and other fleet operators are embracing battery-electric medium- and heavy-duty trucks to move to zero-emission power, another wave of alternative power is rolling in: the h...

New Products

Terex Utilities recently introduced the industry’s first all-electric bucket truck at the Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia. In addition, the company has also announ...
DECKED has revealed CargoGlide, a heavy-duty sliding bed platform that makes loading, unloading, organizing and accessing gear for work and play more efficient. CargoGlide allows owners to store and e...
DICA has announced the expansion of its ground protection products and the addition of new access mats. Light-duty LibertyMats join the current ground protection mat product line. Additionally, a new ...

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