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GM released a video of a hybrid Corvette being tested on a snowy track.

Business Briefs: An Electric Corvette? 3D Printing for Castings

April 28, 2022
A news roundup shows facilities investments for a trucking technology company, the dos and don’ts of vehicle electrification and deployment of electric trucks in California.

General Motors Preps ‘Electrified’ Corvette

Vehicle Service Pros has pictures of a hybrid Chevrolet Corvette set for as soon as next year with an all-electric version to follow.

Trucking Connectivity/Technology Company Expanding in California

Phillips Connect is building a new headquarters and research lab to support its rapidly growing telematics business, FleetMaintenance reports.

Dairy Deploys Volvo Electric Milk Delivery Trucks

Also from FleetMaintenance, Producers Dairy in Fresno, California, has deployed two Class 8 electric trucks to ship mile around the Central Valley. California’s state-sponsored subsidies program is underwriting part of the fleet upgrade.

 Fleet Electrification Potential and Pitfalls

UtilityProducts shares results from a case study showing the potential an all-electric vehicle fleet brings to energy companies but warns against some hazards.

Cutting Tool Consumption, a Sign of Economic Activity, Remains Steady

American Machinist reports that cutting tool consumption hit $167.6 million in February, an increase from January and February 2021.

 3D Printing Technology Improves Investment Castings

Foundry Management & Technology details how technologies developed for prototyping are aiding one of the oldest forms of metal processing in the world.

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