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Greenlots Becoming Shell Recharge Solutions, Fostering Greater Access to Commercial Transportation Electrification

November 10, 2021Greenlots recently announced that in early 2022, the company will become Shell Recharge Solutions, helping to further deliver lower-carbon transportation for commercial fleets, businesses, cities, and public charging.

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Hyundai Teases All-Electric SUV Concept

November 5, 2021Hyundai Motor Company on Nov. 4 revealed teaser images of the sleek and spacious SEVEN, an all-electric SUV concept to be fully unveiled at AutoMobility LA later this month, according to a news release.

via Charged Fleet

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GM to Install 40,000 Public EV Chargers

October 26, 2021General Motors Co. will use its dealership network to deploy up to 40,000 electric vehicle chargers across the U.S. and Canada, as the veteran automaker ramps up its shift to plug-in models.

via Transport Topics

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Foxconn Announces Electric Car Venture

October 18, 2021The Taiwanese company that manufactures smartphones for Apple Inc. and other global brands announced plans Oct. 18 to produce electric cars for auto brands under a similar contract model.

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Toyota Mirai Runs 845 miles on One Tank

October 13, 2021The 2021 Toyota Mirai has officially set the Guinness World Records title for the longest distance by a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle without refueling.

via NGV Journal

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Ford Building Mega EV Campus in Tennessee and Twin Battery Plants in Kentucky

October 1, 2021Ford Motor Company is bringing electric vehicles at scale to American customers, with two new massive, environmentally and technologically advanced campuses in Tennessee and Kentucky that will produce the next generation of electric F-Series trucks and the batteries to power future electric Ford and Lincoln vehicles.

via NGT News

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EV Maker Polestar Valued at $20 Billion in SPAC Deal

September 27, 2021Polestar, the electric vehicle maker backed by Volvo Car Group and actor Leonardo DiCaprio, agreed to go public through a merger with a blank-check company at a roughly $20 billion enterprise valuation.

via Transport Topics

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Ford, Argo AI, Walmart Launch Autonomous Vehicle Delivery Service

September 16, 2021Ford Motor Company, Argo AI, and Walmart announced a new last-mile delivery service that will use Ford self-driving test vehicles equipped with the Argo AI Self-Driving System to deliver Walmart orders to customers.

via Fleet Forward

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Honda, Cruise to Start Testing Program, Launch Autonomous Vehicle Service Business in Japan

September 10, 2021Honda will start a testing program for autonomous vehicles in September 2021, taking a step toward an autonomous vehicle mobility service business in Japan, which Honda is planning to launch under collaboration with Cruise and General Motors.

via Green Car Congress

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NTSB’s Homendy Expected to Be a Tesla Watchdog

September 8, 2021Federal regulators last month officially opened an investigation into crashes involving Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot system. Jennifer Homendy, the new leader of the government’s transportation safety watchdog, hopes that’s just the beginning.

via Transport Topics

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U.S. Light-Duty Electric Vehicle Miles Traveled Reached 13.7 Billion Miles In 2020

September 8, 2021Beginning in 2014, annual all-electric vehicle eVMT has exceeded that of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in the U.S., reaching a new high of nearly 10 billion miles in 2020.

via Clean Technica

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Toyota Spends $13.7 Billion to Secure EV Battery Supplies

September 7, 2021Toyota Motor Corp. plans to spend $13.7 billion on the supply and development of batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles by 2030, joining other global automakers boosting investments in anticipation of greater demand.

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ACT Expo Announces Roster of Innovative Speakers

August 10, 2021As always, the list of speakers presenting at the annual ACT Expo is filled with North America’s leading fleet operators and top industry executives.

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Hybrid Pioneer Toyota Pushes Congress To Slow Down Transition To Electric Cars

July 30, 2021In contrast to the vast majority of carmakers who have already launched EVs, Toyota still does not have an EV in its lineup and is opposing stricter emissions limits and electric vehicle initiatives around the world, according to a report in the New York Times.

via Forbes

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This German Automaker Will Make You Rethink Solar Cars

July 28, 2021Founded in 2016, Sono Motors’ Sion model is encased with 248 solar cells, proprietary technology that boasts 21-23% efficiency.

via GreenBiz

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Mercedes-Benz Announces Plan to go All-Electric by 2030

July 23, 2021Mercedes-Benz recently announced a new electrification plan that sets them up to “go all-electric by the end of the decade.”

via Electrek