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Why Remote Control Isn’t Required for Self-Driving Vehicles

April 8, 2021As autonomous vehicle testing advances without cohesive federal guidelines, companies are operating under inconsistent or nonexistent rules for how and whether a vehicle is monitored and controlled on the road.

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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.

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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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City of Arlington Launches On-Demand, AV Shuttle Service

March 25, 2021The city of Arlington, Texas, and Via are now offering Via Arlington customers a choice to be picked up in a self-driving vehicle for trips around Downtown and The University of Texas at Arlington.

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How A Taxi Fleet Successfully Switched To EVs

March 3, 2021Mike Albert Fleet Solutions, one of the nation’s leaders in fleet electrification and electric vehicle (EV) fleet management, just released a case study about Columbus Yellow Cab’s evolution from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to EVs and hybrids, according to a March 2 news release.

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Washington raises the stakes with California, proposing to phase out gas cars by 2030

March 1, 2021Washington may soon become the third US state to fix a date for the end of the Oil Age. The state House Transportation Committee has voted 17-12 to advance a bill that would require all light-duty vehicles of model year 2030 and later registered in the state to be electric.

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Ford to Go All Electric in Europe by 2030

February 17, 2021Ford will spend $1 billion to revamp its factory in Cologne, Germany, and make it a base for production of zero local-emission cars using Volkswagen’s mechanical framework, Stuart Rowley, president of Ford of Europe, said during an online news conference Feb. 17.

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A Global Passenger Fleet Operation Invests In All-Electric Vehicle Service

February 10, 2021Havn was launched in 2019 by InMotion, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital and mobility services arm. By acquiring a majority stake in Havn, global chauffeured transportation service Blacklane will add the premium all-electric Jaguar I-PACE performance SUV to its fleet for the first time.

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Red Cross Receives Toyota Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Car

December 9, 2020DriveH2, in collaboration with Toyota, has donated five Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles to the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region blood services and disaster fleet.

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CVG Airport Partners with ThorDrive on Driverless Tech

November 20, 2020As another first for CVG, ThorDrive, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, is bringing autonomous vehicle (AV) technology to the airport’s campus.

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CenterPoint Energy to Electrify 100% of Light-Duty Fleet by 2030

November 10, 2020In late September, CenterPoint Energy announced that, by the end of this decade, the company will replace 100% of its light-duty fleet – currently 134 cars, vans and SUVs – with plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles at CenterPoint’s electric operations facilities in Evansville, Indiana, and Houston.

via Utility Fleet Professional

Honda ditches diesels, plans to phase out gas-only cars in Europe in 2022

October 30, 2020Honda has long been considered an electromobility laggard, but tightening emissions regulations in Europe are forcing its hand. According to The Times, Honda has brought its previously-announced 2025 deadline for phasing out non-hybrid cars in the European market forward by three years.

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Teletrac Navman Introduces Electric Vehicle Fleet Solution

October 29, 2020Teletrac Navman has added a new web-based automated AI tool to its suite of software solutions, aimed at supporting fleet operators with the move over to electric vehicles.

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VW’s big journey from Beetle to all-electric and fuel cell trucks

October 28, 2020VW was now getting headlines for its huge zero-emissions commitment. The company had announced that it would be investing $38 billion in EV technology which included building 16 EV factories around the world and launching no fewer than 50 EV models by 2025.

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Shell launches E-Fluids

October 20, 2020Now fluids portfolio developed to improve reliability, efficiency, performance of commercial vehicles with electric powertrains

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Canadian startup launches INDIEGOGO funding campaign for low-cost electric self-charging solar tricycle produced in Pakistan

October 19, 2020A Canadian startup has launched an INDIEGOGO funding campaign to support the development of the VEGAN electric self-charging solar tricycle.

via Green Car Congress