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Seattle Goes Zero Emissions with Last-Mile Delivery Zones

June 17, 2021A zero-emissions last-mile delivery zone is being established in Seattle through the efforts of the University of Washington’s Urban Freight Lab (UFL) along with several last-mile delivery and technology companies.

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Hexagon Purus, VVG Partnership Electrifying California Medium-Duty Fleets

June 11, 2021Hexagon Purus, a provider of medium- and heavy-duty battery packs, has partnered with Velocity Vehicle Group, a group of commercial vehicle dealers in the U.S., to deliver battery packs and powertrain integration for medium-duty battery-electric trucks in California based on Freightliner’s Class 6 M2 platform.

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Shyft Group Plans Medium-Duty All-Electric Commercial Chassis

June 9, 2021The Shyft Group plans to bring to market an all-electric purpose-built Class 3 chassis platform designed to serve a wide array of medium-duty truck markets, from last-mile parcel delivery fleets to work trucks, passenger buses, recreational vehicles, and more.

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Workhorse Soars 83% in Three Days on Newfound Retail Fandom

June 7, 2021Electric truck startup Workhorse Group Inc. has become the latest darling of retail traders, who have pushed its share price up 83% in just three trading sessions.

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DHL: ‘Sustainable e-Commerce is Not An Oxymoron’

June 3, 2021Skyrocketing demands for e-commerce have supply chains scrambling to adapt and transition to more sustainable operations. A DHL white paper released Thursday explores the technologies that need to be further developed and the ways that e-commerce has a net-positive impact on the environment.

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Renault BEV Sales Nearly Tripled In April 2021

June 1, 2021In April, the Renault brand (preliminary manufacturer’s data) increased sales of all-electric car sales to 7,118 globally (up 183% year-over-year). We must remember that a year ago, the market was affected by COVID-19 lockdowns.

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ACT Expo Webinar Series Charts Sustainable, Connected Future

May 27, 2021ACT Expo and ACT News to co-host webinar series leading up to 10th Annual ACT Expo taking place from August 30 to September 2 in Long Beach.

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ELMS Selects Its First Distributor For Electric Van

May 20, 2021Electric Last Mile, Inc.  has announced a new collaboration with Randy Marion Automotive Group’s commercial division that selects RMA as the company’s first strategic distribution partner to help launch of the Urban Delivery van, according to a press release.

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Arrival, which has a large electric van order from UPS, has selected HERE Technologies to provide turn-by-turn navigation, location visibility platform for vehicles.

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Arrival Taps HERE Technologies for Electric Van Routing

May 19, 2021Arrival, which has burst onto the scene with its electric delivery vans, buses, and soon-to-be-developed cars, has chosen HERE Technologies to solve that routing complexity.

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Pennsylvania awards $3.4M to projects helping cut vehicle emissions

May 18, 2021The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded more than $3.4 million in 2020 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants  to 20 cleaner fuel transportation projects statewide that will help improve air quality and public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

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Rivian’s Amazon Delivery Vans Hit The Denver Area For Testing

May 13, 2021According to a recent report in The Colorado Sun, Amazon’s Rivian electric delivery vans have moved into the Denver, Colorado area to begin delivering packages as part of a growing test program.

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ACT Expo Announces Agenda, Upcoming Webinar Series

May 6, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach August 30 through September 2, 2021, setting the stage for another innovative event.

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NJ ZIP Adds GreenPower Electric Vehicles to Approved Vendor List

May 3, 2021GreenPower Motor Co. Inc.,  says its entire EV Star line up are now eligible for the New Jersey Zero-Emission Incentive Program.

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Advanced Clean Fleets rule will support RNG

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Advanced Clean Fleets Rule: What it Means for Funding and Incentives

April 26, 2021Advanced Clean Fleets Rule overview featured in a complimentary webinar on May 6, 2pm PT, on California's goal for zero-emission fleets.

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Rivian Electric Van Begins Delivering Amazon Packages In Oklahoma

April 20, 2021Rivian’s fully-electric vans are already being used by Amazon to deliver packages in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Now they just began delivery duty in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Lightning eMotors and REV Group subsidiary to produce electric ambulances

April 16, 2021Commercial vehicle manufacturers Lightning eMotors and REV Group, Inc. are co-developing all-electric ambulances with Leader Emergency Vehicles, a REV Group subsidiary.

via Green Car Congress