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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.

via Fleet Forward

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.

via AviationPros.com

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.

via Charged EVs

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.

via TruckingInfo.com

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.

via Hard Working Trucks

Shell launches E-Fluids

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

via Bulk Transporter

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

Toyota delivers a hydrogen-fueled popemobile to Pope Francis

October 16, 2020Pope Francis has received as a gift from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Japan (CBCJ) a hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai adapted for his mobility needs. The

via NGV Journal

Ayro, Karma Automotive to Design Light-Duty Electric Vehicles

October 1, 2020This partnership will utilize Karma’s state-of-the-art Innovation and Customization Center, Karma Engineering resources and the Karma Design Studio to provide expertise and contract manufacturing services for the next generation of Ayro’s light-duty vehicles.

via Fleet Forward

PNM Commits to Fleet Electrification

September 29, 2020PNM Resources has committed to electrifying its fleet by 2040. PNM is building upon its goal for 100% emissions-free energy by 2040 with plans for additional emissions reductions through the electrification of its vehicle fleet.

via NGT News

Steve Carlisle of GM

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: GM Envisions a Future with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion

September 29, 2020An ACT Virtual Executive Interview with Steve Carlisle to learn firsthand how GM is working towards a zero emission future.

Electrifying California Cars Could Crush the Grid, or Save It

September 28, 2020Electrifying all new cars in California could be an immense burden on the state’s struggling power grid — or a whole new line of defense against blackouts.

via Transport Topics

Alliant Energy Commits to Electrifying Light-Duty Fleet

September 25, 2020To achieve this goal, Alliant Energy will replace end-of-life light-duty vehicles, including up to half-ton pickups, sedans, SUVs, passenger vans and forklifts, with battery-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

via NGT News

Fleet Electrification: Level 2 or DC Fast Charging?

August 5, 2020In the era of Electrification 1.0, fleet first adopters coped with only a handful of electric passenger car models and unmanaged Level 2 charging technology. Today — yes, only five years later — fleets have a wider range of vehicle choices that will soon expand to commercial vehicles.

via Fleet Forward

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ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

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