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Oregon Transport Reports Big Gains with Electric Passenger Fleet

Oregon Transport Reports Big Gains with Electric Passenger Fleet

| June 20, 2018

Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD), the public transportation provider in Oregon’s Rogue Valley, and XL, a player in connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, announced a successful deployment of six hybrid-electric (HEV) passenger vans in RVTD’s paratransit fleet. Using regenerative braking and electric assist during driving, the XLH electrification technology increases fuel […]

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German Government to Offer Subsidies for Electric Trucks

German Government to Offer Subsidies for Electric Trucks

| June 20, 2018

The German Federal Ministry of Transport (BMVI) has submitted a subsidy policy for environmentally friendly trucks, which has been published in the Federal Gazette at the beginning of June. According to Dr. Lorenzo Grande of IDTechEx, “Both battery-powered and fuel cell-powered electric vehicles are eligible, as long as they are intended for goods transport. In […]

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ClipperCreek Announces Simple Access Control for HCS

ClipperCreek Announces Simple Access Control for HCS

| June 14, 2018

EV charging station leader, ClipperCreek, has unveiled the HCS Series with ChargeGuard at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo recently. The ChargeGuard is an affordable access control solution designed for fleet, workplace, multi-tenant, hospitality and residential charging applications. The ChargeGuard option, priced at an affordable $78, delivers reliable key-based access control for the Level 2, […]

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WWF to Help Freight Companies Reduce Emissions

WWF to Help Freight Companies Reduce Emissions

| June 1, 2018

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is working to change the trucking industry, launching a new transport decarbonization tool at the Movin’ On by Michelin conference in Montreal. The tool, available at www.sciencebasedtargets.org, is designed to help companies involved in the movement of freight to set ambitious environmental goals that align with the Paris Climate Agreement […]

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HART to Demo Electric Bus in Downtown Tampa

HART to Demo Electric Bus in Downtown Tampa

| May 30, 2018

The Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART) will be demonstrating electric battery-powered bus with Proterra, Inc., and Hillsborough County to highlight what it calls “the cleaner, more fuel-efficient and environmentally-friendly transit option for Tampa.” “Creating opportunities for people to step inside of a  Proterra Catalyst 40-foot zero-emission transit vehicle, ask questions and see the technology […]

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DAF Trucks and VDL Groep Partner On A Fully Electric Class 8 Truck

DAF Trucks and VDL Groep Partner On A Fully Electric Class 8 Truck

| May 30, 2018

The competition in electric class 8 trucks is quickly heating up in response to Tesla’s Semi reveal last year. This time, DAF Trucks has revealed its new CF Electric class 8 truck that it developed in partnership with VDL Groep. The Eco-friendly truck boasts a 100 kilometer range with fast charging, and has a quick […]

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BYD Delivers First Battery-Electric Truck to  Port of Oakland

BYD Delivers First Battery-Electric Truck to Port of Oakland

| May 30, 2018

BYD, the world’s largest electric vehicle company, has delivered the first 8TT battery electric truck to the Port of Oakland. The Class 8 truck was grant-funded by CARB and will be part of a three-year feasibility study to determine whether zero-emission trucks could replace diesel trucks. The truck will be tested for short-haul operations by […]

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Michelin Offers Aerodynamic Trailer Solution

Michelin Offers Aerodynamic Trailer Solution

| March 5, 2018

Michelin North America is launching an aerodynamic trailer solution kit for use on 53-foot dry-van truck load, refrigerated truck load and other long-haul and super-regional applications. With the biggest drag on fuel efficiency occurring at 65 miles per hour, fleets and owner-operators look for aerodynamic solutions that cut fuel costs but do not increase maintenance […]

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EV Safe Charge Launches Mobile Charging Solution

EV Safe Charge Launches Mobile Charging Solution

| February 27, 2018

EV Safe Charge announced the launch of EV Charge Mobile — what the company claims as “the first-ever comprehensive solution for portable Level 2 and DC fast EV-charging.”  The technology can bring most vehicles to 80% capacity within 20-30 minutes. Here’s what cool: This adaptable Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) system will provide event organizers, […]

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GreenPower Receives Order for Two All-Electric School Buses

GreenPower Receives Order for Two All-Electric School Buses

| February 22, 2018

GreenPower Motor Company has received an order for two of its Synapse 72 all-electric school buses for the Rialto Unified School District, which will be ready by the summer of 2018. Rialto operates a fleet of 68 school buses to support the transportation needs for students attending 29 elementary, middle and high schools. Commenting on […]

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