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Workhorse Withdraws Next-Gen Mail Truck Bid Protest

September 16, 2021Workhorse Group is withdrawing its protest of a multibillion dollar delivery truck contract that the U.S. Postal Service had awarded to Oshkosh Corp. after reconsidering the background of the bid as well as other business opportunities.

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Clean Motion Offers Electric Delivery Van That Charges Itself

September 16, 2021Swedish electric vehicle company Clean Motion has debuted Re:volt, a compact, strong and modular delivery van developed to meet the demand for sustainable last-mile transports in cities.

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BrightDrop, Cruise Automation Talk About Driverless Delivery

September 8, 2021General Motors siblings BrightDrop and Cruise Automation are talking about how driverless technology could fit with commercial vehicles like the electric vans BrightDrop will begin delivering to FedEx in December.

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: PG&E Business EV Rate Plans Offer Innovative Options for EV Charging

September 7, 2021An ACT News Executive Interview with Shahin Firoozmand, senior project manager with PG&E on the customer benefits offered by the Business Electric Vehicle rate plans.

ACT Expo 2021: It’s a Wrap!

September 2, 2021With the trade show exhibitors boxing up their wares and attendees sitting in the last two series of workshops of the week, ACT Expo 2021 has capped off another successful event.

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ACT Expo 2021: NACFE Boasts Trucking Industry’s Lead in Charge to Electrify Commercial Vehicles

September 1, 2021With more than a dozen electric trucks and big-name fleets such as Frito-Lay, Anheuser Busch, and DHL, NACFE and RMI kicked off this year’s Run on Less – Electric demonstration.

ACT Expo 2021: Day Two Kicks Off with a Milestone EV Project, Volvo Trucks’ Voorhoeve, Peterbilt’s Electrification Evolution, Expo Hall Opens Its Doors

September 1, 2021The second day of this year’s ACT Expo started with an announcement of the Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative, an initiative to deploy 100 battery-electric trucks across California.

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ACT Expo 2021: CityFreighter Showcases CFI Electric Box Van

August 31, 2021CityFreighter unveiled a beta version of its CF1 fully electric box van, which combines the cargo benefits of a truck with the mobility of a van.

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ACT Expo 2021 Starts Off with Record-Setting Attendance, Industry-Wide Sustainability Efforts, Fleet Awards

August 30, 2021ACT Expo returned to Long Beach once again to highlight the excitement surrounding clean transportation and clean vehicle technology

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How Porterville Transit is Using EVs to Improve its Shuttle Services

Watch this webinar recording featuring ACT News & several California utilities to learn about an EV shuttle deployment success story.

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Xos to Deliver Electric Trucks to FedEx Ground Contractors

August 10, 2021Xos, which makes fully electric Class 5 to Class 8 commercial vehicles, has signed agreements with FedEx Ground operators to deliver 120 zero-emission electric trucks across 35 different FedEx Ground operators in five states.

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The Race to Net Zero

August 5, 2021Countries around the world are realizing that reaching net zero emissions in the transportation sector is the quickest way to reduce GHG.

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GM to Bring Electric Cargo Van, Medium-Duty Truck to Market

August 5, 2021General Motors plans to add two new electric vehicles (EVs) to its commercial vehicle lineup as it continues to expand its electric platform to meet its goal of launching 30 EVs globally by 2025.

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ACT Expo Agenda Offers Something for Every Level of Clean Tech Industry

August 4, 2021Register for ACT Expo before August 13 to receive a discount on a full conference pass for this August 30 to September 2 clean tech event.

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Joint Venture Raises Nearly $750 Million to Electrify Fleets

August 4, 2021Levo Mobility LLC, a sustainable infrastructure joint venture, is focusing on rapidly advancing the electrification of transportation by funding V2G-enabled electric vehicle fleet deployments.

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Amazon: Emissions are Up, Carbon Intensity is Down

July 12, 2021Amazon’s carbon emissions went up in 2020, but its carbon intensity went down, according to the company’s recent sustainability report. Amazon’s overall carbon emissions increased by 19% in 2020, the report said.

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