Application: Pick-Up Truck

Hawaiian Electric Fleet to Be All-Electric by 2035

August 6, 2020Hawaiian Electric said it will make its fleet of passenger cars, SUVs, light pickups, and minivans to be plug-in electric by 2035, joining the growing number of electric vehicles on Hawaii roads, which is currently at 12,000, according to the utility.

via Fleet Forward

Fleet Electrification: Level 2 or DC Fast Charging?

August 5, 2020In the era of Electrification 1.0, fleet first adopters coped with only a handful of electric passenger car models and unmanaged Level 2 charging technology. Today — yes, only five years later — fleets have a wider range of vehicle choices that will soon expand to commercial vehicles.

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ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

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Autoweek Asks: Will EV Trucks See Quick Sales Success?

August 3, 2020In the next two years, there will be nothing short of a tsunami of electric pickup trucks hitting the market. With almost 10 electric pickup trucks promised in the next two and a half years, EV truck mania appears to have reached a peak.

via Autoweek

Electrification could come at expense of internal combustion vehicles

August 2, 2020Electrification in the automobile industry has been steadily increasing, as seen in the rise in its percentage share of new vehicles manufactured every year. Globally, Europe and Asia have been the biggest proponents of electric vehicles.

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State of Sustainable Fleets Reports on Clean Tech Across Fuels & Sectors

July 29, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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Looking to Accelerate Fleet Electrification After COVID-19? Start with a Hybrid

July 29, 2020Commercial and municipal fleets throughout North America are adopting hybrid electric vehicles in large volumes today, with immediate fuel economy.

Wolf Administration Grants $2.1 Million for Clean Fuel Projects

July 22, 2020Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and his administration have awarded more than $2.1 million in 2019 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIGs) to 18 cleaner fuel vehicle projects statewide that will help improve air quality and public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

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FCA, Waymo expand autonomous driving technology partnership; exclusive agreement for light commercial vehicles

July 22, 2020FCA and Waymo have expanded their autonomous driving technology partnership; FCA became Waymo’s first OEM partner in 2016. Waymo will now work exclusively with FCA as its preferred partner for the development and testing of class 1-3 light commercial vehicles for goods movement for commercial delivery customers, including Waymo Via.

via Green Car Congress

Southern California Edison to Fully Electrify Fleet by 2030

July 22, 2020Southern California Edison (SCE) will convert its fleet of passenger cars and small-to-midsize SUVs to be electric powered by 2030, the electric utility announced.

via Green Fleet Magazine

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“Advanced Transportation Investor Summit” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 21, 2020Join organizers of the largest advanced transportation event—ACT Expo—for a first-of-its-kind “Advanced Transportation Investor Summit,” at ACT Virtual.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

Cuomo Unveils Clean Transportation Initiatives

July 20, 2020Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has unveiled a package of major clean transportation initiatives, including a “Make Ready” order approved by the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) to advance New York’s commitment to accelerate its transition to cleaner mobility.

via NGT News

GM: No Delay in All-Electric Lineup; Teases EV Pickup

July 17, 2020General Motors released this week its 10th annual Sustainability Report, which outlines GM’s stance on issues surrounding environmental stewardship, including its vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions, and zero congestion.

via Fleet Forward

Lightning System Launches All-Electric Ford F-550

July 16, 2020An all-electric powertrain is now available for the Ford F-550 Chassis Cab. The EV includes Lightning’s in-vehicle dash screen display, providing drivers real-time range, diagnostics, and efficiency data.

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Volkswagen Group of America opens next-gen charging station at Arizona global test center

July 16, 2020Volkswagen Group of America opened one of the most extensive electric vehicle charging stations at a North American test facility.

via Green Car Congress

Evaluating the effects of automation on range and battery life

July 15, 2020A team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University used a vehicle dynamics model to evaluate the effects of automated driving on EV range and battery longevity.

via ChargedEVs