Demonstrating Innovations to Scale Zero‑Emission Freight Transport

The JETSI project is a landmark initiative that will deploy 100 Class 8 battery-electric trucks (BETs) across Southern California to demonstrate strategies to successfully scale market penetration of zero emission technologies.

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Schneider Deploys 50 Freightliner eCascadia Battery-Electric Trucks Funded Through the JETSI Project

Partners of the Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative (JETSI) project today announced that Schneider has deployed all 50 of its battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia trucks funded through the project, making the company one of the largest zero-emission Class 8 fleet operators in the nation.

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EPA’s strict new rules for heavy-duty trucks spark strong Southern California responses

Los Angeles Daily News | In February, an event showcased a trucking company’s Ontario-based fleet of electric-powered drayage trucks, funded in part by a state government and pollution-fighting public agencies. NFI’s trucks are expected to offset 4,400 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions every year.

South Coast AQMD to Host 34th Annual Clean Air Awards to Celebrate the Leaders Improving the Health of Our Communities and Environment

Schneider National Inc. and the Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative (JETSI) will be honored with this award for their commitment to sustainability and for embracing clean technology in reducing the company’s environmental footprint.

How NFI Deployed 50 Battery-Electric Trucks in California

HDT | NFI had just gotten into the West Coast drayage business in a big way with the 2017 purchase of CalCartage when Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla Semi electric truck. NFI executives immediately saw drayage as an ideal use case for such a truck. So NFI’s team went to talk to its legacy truck makers. “We said, ‘If this is something you’re thinking about, we want to be a part of it,” says Jim O’Leary, VP of Assets for New Jersey-based NF

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