Worlds Largest Truck Convoy for The Special Olympics took place near Richmond, Virginia (Video)

October 27, 2014 — by feedmeister0

On October 25th, 2014 The Richmond Virginia Fairgrounds in Doswell VA. hosted the World’s largest truck convoy for the Special Olympics.  Here are a list of major trucking companies that participated in the event.  Conway Freight, Coke, Walmart, CVS, Fedex Freight, Lucky Dog Trucking and other trucking companies participated in the 4th annual Worlds Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics.  I embedded two videos here for your viewing pleasure.  

The 1st is of a passerby catching footage of this large mysterious convoy of trucks coming the opposite direction on the interstate without any cars in the forseen distance.

The 2nd video was uploaded by the 71harrisrd channel giving you a detailed drivers seat view of being in the convoy.

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Introducing the WAVE, Walmart’s future concept truck (Video)

March 5, 2014 — by feedmeister0

The Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience, or WAVE, concept truck is the latest in their fleet efficiency program. The one-of-a-kind prototype offers a whole package of firsts.

The tractor has very advanced aerodynamics and is powered by a prototype advanced turbine-powered, range-extending series hybrid powertrain. The trailer is made almost exclusively with carbon fiber, saving around 4,000 pounds which can then be used to carry more freight.

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Plug Power recieves milestone order from Walmart for multi-site Hydrogen fuel cell deployment

February 26, 2014 — by feedmeister0

Plug Power today confirms the company has received a multi-site GenKey purchase order from Walmart Stores,Inc. to roll out its hydrogen fuel cell solution to power electric lift truck fleetsat six North America distribution centers.  

GenDrive hydrogen fuel cells have universal appeal in material handling applications because they can contribute to an increase in productivity. Workers spend less time fueling a forklift truck as compared to changing alead-acid battery, resulting in less downtime. GenDrive fuel cells also have no exhaust emissions so that they can be a component in implementing corporate environmental initiatives.  Here is more info on The Walmart deal.