Application: Sedan/Wagon

15 states, DC will collaborate on 100% electric truck sales by 2050

July 14, 2020Governors from 15 states and the mayor of Washington, D.C., signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work together to ensure 100% of medium- and heavy-duty sales are zero-emissions vehicles by 2050.

via Transport Dive

Musk Says Tesla Is ‘Very Close’ to Developing Fully Autonomous Vehicles

July 9, 2020Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk said the carmaker is on the verge of developing technology to render its vehicles fully capable of driving themselves, repeating a claim he has made for years but been unable to achieve.

via Transport Topics

Jay Leno Checks out the First Model from EV Startup Canoo

July 9, 2020Canoo’s self-named electric car seats up to seven adults in a pod-like body design to maximize interior space while minimizing footprint. The initial version will have 300 horsepower and a range of 250 miles, made possibly via a single electric motor driving the rear wheels and an 80-kilowatt-hour battery pack.

via Motor Authority

Aptera finalizes design, is ready to build super-efficient EV

July 8, 2020Most EV startups are either following the Tesla template—aiming to produce a high-performance luxury vehicle—or targeting the money-spinning pickup truck segment. Aptera Motors is taking a very different path. The reincarnated automaker’s goal is to create the world’s most efficient vehicle—an EV with as much as 1,000 miles of range.

via Charged EVs

Florida to engage in AV TEST initiative

July 8, 2020Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials said the state agency would participate in the Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Automated Vehicle Transparency and Engagement for Safety Testing (AV TEST) Initiative.

via Transportation Today News

NEVS launches PONS mobility ecosystem with autonomous vehicles for city needs; Sango

July 2, 2020NEVS has presented its new mobility ecosystem: PONS—the first generation of autonomous vehicles with a connected user interface. The self-driving vehicle Sango is the centerpiece of the system.

via Green Car Congress

ACT 101: EV Battery Sourcing and Lifecycle

July 1, 2020EV battery technology is a critical component for the growth of EV adoption and the advancement of a cleaner transportation system.

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Ways2H, Ford, Bacon & Davis Partner to Build Hydrogen Facility

June 30, 2020Ways2H Inc. and Ford, Bacon & Davis have partnered to form a joint collaboration to design and build waste-to-hydrogen facilities in California and other locations in the U.S., to produce renewable hydrogen fuel for customers in the mobility and power generation sectors, and offer alternative disposal options for waste processing and waste disposal companies.

via NGT News

House Democrats Will Call for 100% Clean Cars by 2035

June 30, 2020House Democrats on June 30 will issue an ambitious plan to combat climate change, a move intended to reassure their base of supporters but that’s sure to inflame opponents on the right.

via Transport Topics

House Democrats Seek to Provide Tax Incentives to Renewable Industry

June 29, 2020House Democrats have revealed a green tax package that offers tax incentives to the renewable energy industry, for electric vehicles and for other environmentally conscious companies, according to recent reporting from The Hill.

via NGT News

UC Riverside receives $1.2M grant to build GPUs for autonomous vehicles

June 29, 2020Three UC Riverside engineers have received a $1.2-million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new generation of energy-efficient, energy-elastic, and real-time-aware GPUs suitable for use in resource-constrained environments such as emerging embedded and autonomous systems, including aerial drones and autonomous vehicles.

via Green Car Congress

Researchers combine AI and radar to allow vehicles to spot hazards around corners

June 29, 2020Using radar commonly deployed to track speeders and fastballs, researchers have developed an automated system that will allow cars to peer around corners and spot oncoming traffic and pedestrians.

via Green Car Congress

Alliance AutoGas Continues to Promote Transition to Alternative Fuels

June 25, 2020Alliance AutoGas (AAG), an international network providing a comprehensive propane autogas solution to light-, medium- and heavy-duty fleets, has seen tremendous growth over recent years, as the movement to transition to alternative fuels has become more and more mainstream.

via NGT News

Bring-Your-Own-Batteries and EV Chargers: The Future of Distributed Energy Integration?

June 24, 2020Distributed energy resources including rooftop solar, smart thermostats, behind-the-meter batteries, smart inverters and electric vehicle chargers have value for the customers installing them — and for the utilities seeing them proliferate across their distribution grids.

via Greentech Media

Cummins, NPROXX form joint venture for hydrogen storage

June 23, 2020Cummins Inc. has announced an agreement to form a joint venture with NPROXX to produce hydrogen storage tanks.The venture will provide customers with hydrogen and compressed natural gas storage products for both on-highway and rail applications.

via Fleet Owner

Arcimoto, HyreCar Partner on Last-Mile EV Delivery Rental

June 23, 2020Arcimoto’s Deliverator, an ultra-efficient, three-wheel electric vehicle designed for local and last-mile delivery, will be available to rent on the HyreCar platform this summer in Los Angeles, the company announced.

via Fleet Forward