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Commercial Vehicle OEM Proterra Debuts on Nasdaq

June 18, 2021Following the completion of the Proterra’s business combination with ArcLight Clean Transition, the OEM began trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the new ticker symbol PTRA.

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BYD Unveils New Battery-Electric Type D School Bus

June 2, 2021BYD, a provider of zero-emission energy solutions, says it is introducing a new battery-electric Type D school bus. With length options of 35, 38 and 40 feet, BYD says its Type D battery-electric school bus is ideal for transporting students to classes, field trips, as well as athletic and band events.

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2021 State of Sustainable Fleets Shows Continued Growth of Clean Tech Availability, Adoption

May 26, 2021GNA’s 2021 Market and Trends Brief shows that even with the COVID-19 pandemic, the clean tech industry made progressive, sustainable steps.

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Pennsylvania DEP Awards $3.4M in Alternative Fuel Grants

May 19, 2021The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded more than $3.4 million in 2020 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants to 20 clean fuel transportation projects statewide that will help improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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IC Bus Electrifies British Columbia School Bus Fleet

May 7, 2021IC Bus, a school bus manufacturer and school bus brand of Navistar, has delivered its first electric CE Series school buses to Canada. The buses are part of an order for 18 type C electric school buses that British Columbia School Districts placed in late 2020.

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ACT Expo Announces Agenda, Upcoming Webinar Series

May 6, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach August 30 through September 2, 2021, setting the stage for another innovative event.

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The Mobility House Providing Electrification Solutions to California School Bus Fleet

May 4, 2021Stockton Unified School District in Stockton, Calif., has partnered with The Mobility House to deploy smart charging strategy and management solutions for the district’s zero-emission fleet project, which is now operational and scheduled to transport students to schools throughout the district.

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Congressmen Introduce the Clean Commute for Kids Act to Electrify U.S. Bus Fleet

April 26, 2021Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., and Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., and Rep. Tony Cárdenas, D-Calif., and Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., have introduced the Clean Commute for Kids Act to transition the nation’s school bus fleet to zero-emission vehicles and protect children’s health.

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Democrats Push $25 Billion to Electrify School Buses

April 21, 2021Democratic lawmakers are unveiling legislation that would invest $25 billion to convert the nation’s fleet of gasoline- and diesel-powered school buses to electric vehicles, aiming at a component of President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan to improve children’s health.

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EV Charging Solutions Providers Partner on Repowering Buses, Trucks for V2G

April 15, 2021Amply Power and Unique Electric Solutions are partnering to repower internal combustion engine vehicles with V2G-capable electric powertrains. Shown here is a UES electric propulsion system repowering a school bus for New York-based Logan Bus Co.

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South Carolina Approves $24.5M VW Funds for School, Transit Buses

April 15, 2021South Carolina will use $24.54 million of its Volkswagen settlement funds to purchase 235 new propane school buses and three electric transit buses.

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ACT Expo Extends Early Bird Rate, Teases Upcoming Agenda

April 13, 2021Early bird registration has been extended for ACT Expo, returning to the Long Beach Convention Center from August 30 to September 2, 2021.

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An Open Letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan on DERA Funding

April 13, 2021There are opportunities to improve DERA and align the program with the Biden Administration’s climate and environmental justice goals.

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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.

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South Dakota School Districts Transition Buses to Propane Autogas

March 29, 2021Six South Dakota school districts – Brookings, Gayville-Volin, Harrisburg, Lennox, Madison Central and Yankton – have received Department of Environment & Natural Resources (DENR) funding to purchase propane autogas school buses.

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Missouri School District Adds Propane Autogas Buses to Fleet

March 26, 2021Lewis County C-1 School District in northeast Missouri has added four propane autogas school buses to its fleet.

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