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New York City Opens 58 Fast Chargers for Municipal Fleet Operations

March 1, 2021NYC DCAS adds 58 DC fast chargers to the city’s electric vehicle charging network to support the City fleet, with some open to the public.

Empire Clean Cities

Fleet Awards for ACT Expo 2021

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Nominations Open for 2021 ACT Expo Fleet Awards

March 1, 2021Fleet Awards to highlight ongoing sustainability efforts from fleets across the country and from every major on-road transportation sector.

ACT Expo

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To electrify utility trucks or not?

February 24, 2021Utilities — like most fleets — can’t afford to have extra equipment sitting around that does not get used, so it can be tricky to figure out just how many trucks in the fleet can be electric.

via Fleet Owner

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Gasrec built bioLNG facility for one of UK largest private transport firms

February 22, 2021Logistics business Gregory Distribution has continued its drive towards a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly operation by installing its first bio-LNG refueling station. Last year, the company began a trial to test the suitability of biomethane to replace diesel in its fleet of more than 1,000 trucks – initially running seven Volvo FH LNG 6×2 tractor...

via NGV Journal

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Gatik to deploy electric-powered autonomous vehicles in New Orleans

February 17, 2021Autonomous vehicle startup Gatik has announced it will deploy electric trucks as part of its autonomous testing in New Orleans with partner Walmart.

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Electric Trucks and Volvo LIGHTS are Bringing New Job Opportunities

February 16, 2021An ACT News Executive Interview with Kenny Melancon from SBVC to learn how they are training the future workforce for electric trucks.

Natural Gas Open Letter to Secretary Pete

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An Open Letter to Secretary Pete on Natural Gas Vehicles

February 16, 2021Deploying natural gas vehicles will save money for municipalities, ensure reliable service delivery, and reduce pollutant emissions.

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica)

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New Electricity Rates Offer Businesses & Agencies the Opportunity to Save on Fuel Cost with EVs

February 3, 2021An innovative monthly subscription plan eliminates demand charges for electricity and provides fleets with simple, stable billing.

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Merchants Fleet orders 12,600 GM BrightDrop electric vans

February 2, 2021BrightDrop, the new General Motors subsidiary creating an ecosystem of electric light commercial delivery vans and connected pallets, will sell 12,600 of its EV600 vans to Merchants Fleet.

via Freightwaves

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ACT Expo 2021: New Year, Another Innovative Experience

January 27, 2021ACT Expo returns to Long Beach, California, from August 30-September 2, 2021, offering the latest advanced vehicles, fuels and technologies.

ACT Expo

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ROUSH CleanTech’s Battery-Electric Ford F-650 Achieves HVIP Eligibility

January 26, 2021ROUSH CleanTech’s Ford F-650 battery-electric truck has achieved California Hybrid and Zero-emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) eligibility listing. The all-electric F-650 has a maximum speed of 65 miles per hour and a 100-mile range.

via NGT News

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2021 Sustainable Fleets Report: Even More Insight on Clean Tech

January 19, 2021In 2021 the State of Sustainable Fleets report will build on the data gathered from fleets in 2020 and their clean technology efforts.

The State of Sustainable Fleets

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Clean Energy Resolution to Keep

January 15, 2021Hydrogen as a transportation fuel, energy storage mechanism, and decarbonization powerhouse is part of a clean and bright future.

Fuel Cell Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA)

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Paccar Parts Begins Selling Electric Vehicle Chargers

January 13, 2021Paccar Parts announced it is making available to customers electric vehicle charging stations designed to be compatible with Paccar Inc.’s Kenworth Truck Co., Peterbilt Motors Co. and DAF electric trucks.

via Transport Topics Online

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Swiss haulier acquires Renault Trucks electric truck with solar panels to power refrigeration unit

January 8, 2021Swiss haulier Rhyner Logistik has just acquired a Renault Trucks 26-ton D Wide Z.E. electric truck to supply Denner supermarkets. As part of this approach, the Swiss haulier has also fitted solar panels onto the body of its electric truck to power the refrigeration unit.

via Green Car Congress

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PLM adds zero-emissions TRUs

January 7, 2021PLM Trailer Leasing now offers a net-zero emission refrigerated trailer as an alternative energy fleet solution.

via Refrigerated Transporter