RER & The Environment

Environmental news related to construction equipment, emissions, alternative fuels and hybrids.


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Xos Stepvan Foley Announcement
RER & The Environment

Xos Signs Dealership Agreement with Foley Equipment Company

Nov. 18, 2022
Foley Equipment will sell Xos’ flagship Class 5 and 6 stepvan, medium-duty Class 6 and 7 chassis cab MDXT, and heavy-duty Class 8 electric trailer HDXT, as well as provide service...
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A Volvo VNR Electric charges at the high-powered chargers available to fleets at TEC Equipment, Fontana.
RER & The Environment

Volvo Trucks is Constructing a Charging Network Facility in California

July 14, 2022
The project will deploy high-powered chargers at several existing Volvo Trucks’ dealership locations in central and northern California, including TEC Equipment Oakland, TEC Equipment...
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Lightning Charging
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Sunbelt Rentals Expands Electric On-Road Fleet with 700 Ford F-150 Lightning Trucks

April 22, 2022
The purchase of the trucks will contribute to the goal Sunbelt Rentals set to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emission intensity by 35 percent by 2030.
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Volvo Vnr Electric Quebec
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Groupe Morneau Deploys First Volvo VNR Electric in Québec City

Feb. 7, 2022
The Volvo VNR Electric is the first heavy-duty battery-electric Volvo truck operating in Québec City and the first Volvo VNR electric tandem rear axle configuration in Canada....
Volvo Electric Testing 2021
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Volvo’s Pilot Test Project Shows Strong Results for Electric Compact Machines

Sept. 22, 2021
Volvo Construction Equipment this week announced the results of a pilot project testing the ECR25 electric compact excavator and L25 electric compact wheel loader in North America...
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Doosan Bobcat Leed Office
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Doosan Bobcat North America Headquarters Receives LEED Gold Certification for Sustainability

Feb. 25, 2021
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is the most widely used green building rating system in the world and an international symbol of excellence....
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Uri Construction 2020 Bobcat At Work jpeg
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United Rentals Plans 35-Percent Reduction in Intensity of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2030

Oct. 23, 2020
United Rentals, the world’s largest equipment rental company, released its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report, including a new goal for a 35-percent reduction in the intensity...
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Volvo Penta Ups Commitment with Stage V Engines

Nov. 8, 2019
Volvo Penta is scaling up its commitment to the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF) Climate Savers program by including its latest medium duty engine range.
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Cummins Executive Discusses Energy Policies on Capitol Hill

July 31, 2019
Cummins executive Tony Satterthwaite told a U.S. House Select Committee recently that policy decisions promoting energy diversity are the best way to address climate change in...