Maersk firm strikes deal for 16 electric trucks across Southern California

Performance Team – A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) Company, has placed an order for 16 Volvo electric trucks to carry goods across Southern California. The deal for the Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks marks the largest commercial order of the North American zero-tailpipe emission model to date. When put into service, all 16 vehicles will be […]

NWSA approves plan to use Electric Yard Trucks

NWSA approves fund for Electric Yard Trucks

The Northwestern Seaport Alliance (NWSA) has voted to improve its environmental sustainability efforts by approving a $500,000 fund to support the use of Electric Yard Trucks in the Port of Tacoma. In a statement, the NWSA said the Electric Yard Trucks, also known as terminal tractors, are cargo handling equipment that move containers to and […]

Kalmar signs contract for eight electric forklift trucks

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply a total of eight fully electric medium forklift trucks to a leading Austrian timber-product supplier Vöcklamarkter Holzindustrie GmbH (VM-HOLZ). The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2020 Q4 order intake. The machines are scheduled for delivery in four separate batches in early 2021, 2022, 2023 and 2024.  VM-HOLZ, located […]

Kalmar to supply electric forklift trucks to Sagres

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, is to supply a further eight fully electric light forklift trucks to leading Brazilian logistics operator Sagres as part of an agreement concluded in January 2020, which includes an option for the purchase of a total of 16 electric forklifts during 2020 and 2021. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2020 […]