• Dec 22, 2017
  • Nov 16, 2017

    November 15, 2017

    Natalie Wong

    Bloomberg

     

    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 30, 2017

    A federal appeals court on Friday paused implementing portions of tightened greenhouse gas and fuel economy standards that were set to take effect in January for trailers.

    The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) last month requested that the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals in D.C. suspend planned enforcement of EPA Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 (GHG2) with regard to trailers, citing the EPA's prior agreement that >Read more

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