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May 26, 2024
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Report: Electric Heavy-duty Trucks Can Now Replace Some Diesels
NACFE Analysis Examines Regional Trucks Traveling 200 miles or Less
<p>Four companies in California running large Class 8 trucks on regional daily routes <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; display: inline !important; float: none;">—</span> (clockwise from top left) Anheuser-Busch, Biagi Brothers, <span style="color: rgb(65, 65, 65); letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; display: inline !important; float: none;">Penski </span>and <span style="color: rgb(65, 65, 65); letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; display: inline !important; float: none;">NFI</span> <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: start; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; display: inline !important; float: none;">—</span> tested electric versions of familiar tractors last fall.</p>

Four companies in California running large Class 8 trucks on regional daily routes (clockwise from top left) Anheuser-Busch, Biagi Brothers, Penski and NFI  tested electric versions of familiar tractors last fall.

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If half of the nation’s heavy duty regional-haul tractor trailers were electric, annual CO2 emissions would decrease drastically, according to a NACFE report.
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