Industry News

January 30, 2019
American Transportation Research Institute: Compendium of Idling Regulations

Avoid Anti-Idling Regulations and Penalties with Orange EV Heavy Duty Trucks

Anti-idling regulations are becoming increasingly restrictive and widespread.  As states and municipalities enact codes to reduce transportation emissions, fleets must manage the impact on truck operations […]
January 10, 2019
GreenBiz article: California regulators pass major electric bus mandate

EV mandate coming for Class 8 Trucks? California just passed an electric bus mandate.

In December 2018, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) passed an aggressive Innovative Clean Transit measure requiring state transit agency bus purchases to be 100% zero-emission […]
January 9, 2019
Northeast Transportation and Climate Initiative

Northeast Low Carbon Transportation Initiative – Increased truck emissions regulations may follow

Nine states plus D.C recently agreed to design a regional low-carbon transportation policy proposal.  The proposed policy will cap emissions and implement monitoring and reporting guidelines […]
August 14, 2018
Photo of diesel particulate filter, courtesy of Les Smart of HDT TruckingInfo

Do away with diesel particulate filters forever

Fleets from coast to coast are eliminating diesel particulate filters along with the rest of the problems that come with diesel emissions control technologies.  Instead of […]
June 20, 2018

Understanding the Heavy-Duty Truck Classification

Orange EV appreciates being included in the “Global Electric Trucks and Delivery Vans Markets Report for 2018-2028”, even if wrongly classified.  In the report, Orange EV […]
May 26, 2018
Image from HDT Trucking Article: Can Shorter Truck Lifecycles Save Fleets Money?

HDT Trucking asks “Can Shorter Truck Lifecycles Save Fleets Money?”

With diesels, yes. But with electric trucks, expect longer asset life and lower operating costs. The HDT Trucking article “Can Shorter Truck Lifecycles Save Fleets Money?” […]