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Air Products, New Flyer Promote Benefits of Fuel Cell Electric Buses

April 9, 2021Air Products, an industrial gases company, and New Flyer of America Inc. recently demonstrated the benefits of fuel cell electric buses powered with Air Products’ hydrogen.

via NGT News

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Trillium to supply 20 million gallons of renewable gas to LA Metro buses

April 9, 2021Trillium announced a new partnership with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro). Metro has turned to Trillium to provide ultra-low carbon renewable natural gas to two bus depots.

via NGV Journal

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Canada: more CNG buses to improve public transport in Greater Victoria

April 8, 2021The Government of Canada is investing more than $4.9 million, and the Government of British Columbia over $4.5 million in these two projects through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream (PTIS) of the Investing in Canada plan

via NGV Journal

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California’s Porterville Utilizing LCFS Credits to Accelerate Adoption of ZEVs

April 8, 2021The city of Porterville, Calif., and SRECTrade, a provider of cloud-based technology platforms to register clean energy assets, say they plan to continue reducing carbon emissions and improving air quality for area residents.

via NGT News

Vicinity Motor Corp. Secures Washington Statewide Contract

April 7, 2021Vicinity Motor Corp., formerly Grande West Transportation Group, announced the State of Washington has selected Vicinity buses in a statewide purchasing contract that gives the state‘s transit agencies the right to purchase from the company’s bus portfolio.

via Metro Magazine

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Palermo school buses go electric with funding and 50% lower electricity rate from AMPLY Power

April 7, 2021Adding another school district fleet electrification program to its growing list of customers, AMPLY Power has been selected to manage the charging of electric school buses for the Palermo Union Elementary School District in Northern California.

via Green Car Congress

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Does Your ‘Zero-Emissions’ Vehicle Really Offer the Lowest Emissions?

March 30, 2021A recent study is making fleet owners think twice about the common perception that electric vehicles offer the lowest emissions.

Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)

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Vicinity Motors Receives Order for 10 Vicinity EV Buses

March 30, 2021Vicinity Motors Corp., formerly Grande West Transportation Group, has received orders for 10 Vicinity Lightning EV buses from its U.S. distribution partner ABC Companies.  

via Metro Magazine

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Grande West Receives $5M Order for Vicinity CNG Buses

March 29, 2021Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (Grande West) announced the receipt of a new order for 17 Vicinity compressed natural gas buses, totaling more than $5 million. The buses are expected to be delivered in Q4 2021.

via Metro Magazine

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Geotab Extend: Focus on EVs

March 26, 2021Fleet electrification has been a focus at Geotab Extend, a virtual learning and networking event for fleet professionals and industry partners, with executives discussing resale value, battery health, total cost of ownership, and cost of tracking.

via TruckingInfo

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10 fleet technology trends and predictions for 2021

March 23, 2021Fleets today have no shortage of catalysts. There’s no doubt the pandemic has set off an avalanche of challenges, including sudden, massive swings in demand for goods and services as consumer habits transformed overnight. Some shifts will prove temporary. Others may stick. 

via Fleet Owner

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STA Turns to New Flyer to Electrify Transit Fleet

March 22, 2021New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., a global independent global bus manufacturer, says the Spokane Transit Authority, the public transit authority serving the Spokane, Wash., region, unveiled its first 60-foot, five-door zero-emission Xcelsior CHARGE City Line bus as part of a contract that New Flyer won in June 2020.

via NGT News

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City of Boulder, Colorado, Via Partner for Electric Bus Rollout

March 22, 2021The City of Boulder, Colorado, in partnership with Via, will soon introduce three new, zero-emission electric buses for use on the local HOP route, helping the city make progress toward its clean energy and climate goals. The buses are currently being tested and are slated to be put into service in early April.

via Metro Magazine

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Solano Transportation Authority Selects WSP USA for Zero-Emission Bus Projects

March 19, 2021One of the projects includes developing a countywide electrification transition plan for the five transit agencies in Solano County to convert their fleets to battery-electric buses. Shown here is an all-electric bus and charging unit from Solano County Transit

via Metro Magazine

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Spokane Transit Unveils New Flyer Battery-Electric Bus

March 19, 2021The Spokane Transit Authority (STA) recently unveiled its first zero-emission battery-electric bus (BEB): a 60-foot, 5-door Xcelsior CHARGE transit bus from New Flyer.

via Metro Magazine

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Apply Today: The Bright Future for Advanced Transportation and Clean Energy

March 19, 2021GNA is growing our advanced transportation and clean energy team to continue to meet the needs of the rapidly evolving industry.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)