• Dec 22, 2017
  • Nov 16, 2017

    November 15, 2017

    Natalie Wong



    TORONTO -- BYD Co., the Chinese electric-vehicle maker backed by Warren Buffett, plans to open its first assembly plant in Canada, anticipating a surge in demand for electric trucks from municipalities and businesses.

    BYD will open the plant next year in Ontario and hire about 40 people to start, BYD Canada spokesman Ted Dowling said in a phone interview. The Shenzhen-based company has decided to "significantly" accelerate its investment in Canada as growing demand for electric >Read more

  • Nov 10, 2017

    Ryder System, Inc., announced it has started to take delivery of 125 medium-duty electric panel vans, now available for lease or rent. The vehicle order follows an exclusive sales channel and electric vehicle (EV) service partnership that Ryder recently announced with Chanje Energy in August and consists of Chanje's medium-duty electric vehicle.

    Chanje is a Los Angeles, Calif. based, privately held electric vehicle and energy solutions manufacturer that specializes in the last mile industry.

    The Chanje all-electric large delivery style van is >Read more

  • Nov 1, 2017


    LOUISVILLE--The GIE+EXPO 2017 is the Lawn & Garden industry's largest showcase for:

    • Outdoor power equipment distributed through dealers, retailers and distributors for consumer, professional and rental use

    • Lawn and garden products/outdoor leisure items distributed through home centers, dealers and retailers

    • Light construction and landscape equipment used by general contractors and landscapers

    This year's show contained 850 >Read more

  • Oct 31, 2017
    ST. PAUL, MN (OCTOBER 12, 2017)—The Power Systems Research global Truck Production Index (PSR-TPI) deceased from 116 to 105, or -9.5%, for the three-month period ended September 30, 2017, from Q2 2017. However, the year-over-year (Q3 2016 to Q3 2017) gain for the PSR-TPI was 101 to 105, or 3.9%. The PSR-TPI measures truck production globally and across six regions: North America, China, Europe, South America, Japan & Korea and Emerging Markets. This data comes from CV Link™, the proprietary database maintained by Power Systems Research. >Read more