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Canadian Fire Department Replaces Larger Vehicles With EVs

May 19, 2021The Victoria Fire Department has deployed five 2020 Chevrolet Bolt LT electric vehicles. Referred to as FireBolts, the vehicles will replace three, small gas-powered pick-up trucks and two mid-size SUVs previously used by the Fire Prevention Division.

via Green Fleet Magazine

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Ballard, Linamar Partnering on Light-Duty Fuel Cell Solutions

May 3, 2021Ballard Power Systems and Linamar Corp have formed a strategic alliance for the co-development and sale of fuel cell powertrains and components for Class 1 and 2 vehicles, weighing up to 5-tons, initially in North America and Europe.

via NGT News

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SoCalGas will use Landi Renzo’s system to shift 200 trucks to bioCNG

April 27, 2021Southern California Gas Co. will convert 200 new Ford F-250 service pickup trucks to renewable natural gas. The trucks will be outfitted with the newest Landi Renzo Eco Ready™ equipment, a CARB certified ultra-low emissions vehicles system.

via NGV Journal

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Direct-to-Consumer Sale of EVs is a No Brainer

April 23, 2021EVs will see increased consumer adoption if direct sales from OEMs allow for modernization of the car-buying experience.

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GM’s Factory Zero to Build Silverado EV

April 7, 2021Factory Zero, which will have capacity to assemble roughly 250,000 BEVs annually and employ 2,200, is to build the Cruise Origin autonomous vehicle and the ’22 GMC Hummer pickup, ’24 Hummer SUV and all-electric Silverado, GM President Mark Reuss says.

via Wards Auto

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Apex Clean Energy Looks to Electrify Pickup Truck Fleet

April 7, 2021XL Fleet is electrifying Apex’s vehicle fleet as part of a comprehensive effort to reduce its carbon emissions.

via NGT News

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GM to Build Electric Pickup at Detroit Plant

April 6, 2021General Motors Co. is about to enter the electric-pickup battle, announcing April 6 that it will build a battery-powered Chevrolet Silverado model at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant.

via Transport Topics

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Hawaiian Electric’s pilot program powers its electric vehicles

April 5, 2021Hawaiian Electric, serving 95 percent of the state’s residents, recently partnered with AMPLY Power, a company providing fully managed charging service to the public sector and commercial businesses, on a pilot program to manage electric-vehicle-charging infrastructure for four of the utility’s vehicles.

via Transportation Today News

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Ford Electrified Vehicle Sales Up 74%

April 5, 2021Ford’s investment into electrified vehicles, along with trucks and SUVs, is paying off. Electrified vehicles hit a new record sales start, trucks reported best retail start in 13 years, and SUVs posted best first quarter retail sales since 2001, according to an April 1 company press release.

via Fleet Owner

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Lordstown Unveils Two Beta Versions of Endurance Pickup

April 2, 2021On March 31, Lordstown Motors rolled the first two beta versions of its Endurance electric pickup off the manufacturing line. The betas were unveiled to the applause of Lordstown HQ employees.


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Drive Electric Earth Day to Highlight EV Benefits

March 30, 2021Events will educate Americans about the benefits of electric transportation, from cleaner air to consumer savings to innovative jobs.

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Canoo Unveils Work Pickup Truck With Practical Features

March 12, 2021Canoo Inc., a company developing purpose-built electric vehicles with a proprietary and highly versatile platform architecture, on March 11 debuted its fully-electric pickup truck during the Motor Press Guild’s Virtual Media Day in partnership with Automobility LA, according to a press release.

via Fleet Forward

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XL Fleet Introduces Silverado HD Plug-In Hybrid Drive System

March 8, 2021XL Fleet announced the market’s first plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) Chevy Silverado 2500/3500 HD and GM 3500/4500 Chassis at the virtual 2021 Work Truck Show on March 8. The announcement adds further details to the company’s November announcement of its intent to develop PHEVs for certain GM vehicles.

via Fleet Forward

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New York City Opens 58 Fast Chargers for Municipal Fleet Operations

March 1, 2021NYC DCAS adds 58 DC fast chargers to the city’s electric vehicle charging network to support the City fleet, with some open to the public.

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Orlando will further cut emissions with adsorbed natural gas vehicles

February 24, 2021The City of Orlando will participate in a demonstration program of adsorbed natural gas (ANG) bi-fuel vehicle technology developed by Ingevity Corporation.

via NGV Journal

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Lordstown announces battery supplier for Endurance pickup, plans to produce electric van in 2022

February 16, 2021The Ohio-based EV builder confirmed that it has signed a multi-year battery supply agreement with LG Chem for the Endurance. The upcoming electric pickup will use 2170 cylindrical cells like the ones used in Tesla’s Model 3 and Model Y.

via Charged EVs