Need to rent a big electric truck for moving or business? More options are coming soon

If you’ve got a big move coming up, you may soon able to do it with minimal carbon emissions.

Truck-rental service Fluid Truck is adding 600 electric cargo vans and trucks to its sharing platform, with availability starting in the fourth quarter of this year, the company announced in a press release Thursday.

The vehicles will be electric conversions from Lightning Systems. The roster includes electric versions of the Ford Transit 350HD delivery van, Ford E-450 Class 4 truck, and Hino 268 Class 6 truck. They will be deployed in “major urban areas” across the United States, said Fluid Truck, which rents vehicles through a mobile app and website.

The rentals should make electric vans more widely available for occasional use by small business owners, or perhaps those who just need a mammoth van for one urban task.

Considering that much of their duty cycle involves stop-and-go urban traffic, delivery

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Lehigh Valley’s newest food truck bringing gourmet burgers and fries to a business and event near you

The Lehigh Valley’s newest food truck invites you to “Yummm anywhere you are,” including at local businesses, festivals and private events.



a person holding a bicycle: Danielle Ringer a server at Red Robin, demonstrates the disinfecting that the restaurant performs Monday in South Whitehall. Outdoor dining has played a big part in the survival of Lehigh Valley restaurants' throughout the coronavirus pandemic.


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Danielle Ringer a server at Red Robin, demonstrates the disinfecting that the restaurant performs Monday in South Whitehall. Outdoor dining has played a big part in the survival of Lehigh Valley restaurants’ throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Lehigh Valley Restaurant Group, operating 21 Red Robin restaurants in eastern and central Pennsylvania, including four in the Lehigh Valley, a few weeks ago launched the chain’s first food truck, which has already become a staple at local businesses such as Yergey Brewing in Emmaus and events such as Food Truck Thursdays at the South Mall in Salisbury Township.

Customers of the truck can enjoy a condensed version of Red Robin’s regular menu, featuring popular items such as the Whiskey River BBQ burger, teriyaki chicken sandwich

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Lunch from the truck: Byron students cook up their own business with B-Town Bistro

The school hosted a soft opening on Wednesday for the B-Town Bistro, a food truck operated by students. Starting next week, the food truck will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, giving students a taste of what it’s like to start and operate a real-life business.

During Wednesday’s opening, a few students decked out sporting gloves, masks and hairnets were in the truck serving pork and macaroni and cheese, or Cajun jambalaya to hungry customers.

Byron Teacher Ryan Radke organizes the student workers during a soft opening of the B-Town Bistro food truck on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, outside the high school in Byron. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

Byron Teacher Ryan Radke organizes the student workers during a soft opening of the B-Town Bistro food truck on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, outside the high school in Byron. (Traci Westcott / twestcott@postbulletin.com)

Other students were overseeing plastic tubs of merchandise. A couple of the school’s teachers, Ryan Radke and Josh Bernards, were buzzing around, overseeing all the details.

“We’re having some great opportunities for real-life learning here,” said Malia

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Family converts catering business to kosher food truck during pandemic


WOODBRIDGE — A decades-old catering company has been trying something new — bringing kosher cuisine to their customers with a food truck.

Abel Caterers, a family-owned business, rolled out the truck — called Neil’s Wheels — around the community in July. After the COVID-19 pandemic hit Connecticut, owner and operator Meredith Abel-Berei said they’d lost about 80 percent of their catering business

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