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Technology Innovation and Global Regulations Drive New Interest in Alternative Fuel Trucks

Published: 23 February 2018

ID: G00344664

Analyst(s): Bart De Muynck , John Johnson


Companies are placing greater emphasis on alternate fuels as some regions propose to ban diesel trucks. The unveiling of the Tesla Semi electric truck has elevated interest in alternate fuel options. Supply chain leaders can use this research to prepare for the future.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • A Movement to Ban Diesel Fuel Trucks Has Led to a Strong Focus on Use of Alternate Fuel Vehicles
  • Tesla Electric Semi and Other Nondiesel Options Indicate a Shift to Alternative Fuel Trucks
  • With an Increased Focus on Corporate Social Responsibility, Many Companies View Transportation as One Way to Satisfy Investor Appetite for Impactful CSR Improvements

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