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CVS Pharmacy partners with Nuro on autonomous last-mile delivery pilot

June 1, 2020Self-driving delivery start up Nuro announced a partnership with CVS Pharmacy to test prescription deliveries in Houston, Texas. In June, the company will use its fleet of autonomous vehicles to transport prescriptions and essential items to CVS customers.

via Supply Chain Dive

Electreon Wireless Presses Ahead With Projects to Electrify Roads

June 1, 2020Electreon Wireless is pressing ahead with projects to test its technology that allows electric cars to be charged while driving, potentially demonstrating a way to overcome a key barrier to the mass adoption of the vehicles.

via Transport Topics Online

How Should California Wind Down Its Fossil Fuel Industry?

June 1, 2020California is the seventh-largest oil-producing state. However, clean energy is the state’s future. By law, California must have 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2045, and an executive order signed by former Governor Jerry Brown calls for economywide carbon-neutrality by the same year.

via Greentech Media

Renewable Gas 360 Webinar Series

Getting to Neutral – The Importance of Renewable Gases in Decarbonizing Society

May 29, 2020Join us on Tuesday, June 16 for the first webinar in the Renewable Gas 360 webinar series, brought to you by SoCalGas, PG&E, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, Southwest Gas, and NW Natural.

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Next EV hotspot: Alabama?

May 28, 2020You may not think of Alabama as a center of the auto industry, but in fact, Mercedes-Benz opened an assembly plant in Tuscaloosa County back in 1993, and today Hyundai, Honda, Toyota and Mazda, as well as several Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers, have operations in the Yellowhammer State.

via ChargedEVs

Rivian’s Amazon electric delivery van still on track as factory reopens

May 28, 2020Rivian,  the electric vehicle company backed by Amazon,  Cox Automotive and Ford, has resumed work at its factory in Normal, Ill. following a temporary shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

via Tech Crunch

Bloomberg’s new Electric Vehicle Outlook says sales of ICE vehicles peaked in 2017

May 28, 2020BloombergNEF’s annual Electric Vehicle Outlook forecasts trends in electrification, shared mobility and autonomous driving. The 2020 edition predicts a promising long-term future for EVs, and makes a number of interesting predictions.

via ChargedEVs

Danish Companies Partner on Sustainable Fuel Project

May 27, 2020A group of Danish companies have entered a partnership with the goal of developing a hydrogen and e-fuel production facility by as soon as 2023.  The project could deliver more than 250,000 tons of sustainable fuel to buses, trucks, maritime vessels and airplanes every year.

via NGT News

Electric powertrain provider IRP Systems raises $17 million in Series B funding

May 26, 2020IRP Systems, a provider of electric powertrain products, has raised $17 million in Series B funding. Originally founded as an aerospace powertrain company, IRP recently made the strategic decision to redirect its products and software to address the rapidly growing demand in the automotive sector.

via ChargedEVs

Natural Gas Heavy Duty Vehicle

The Sweet Spot for Natural Gas Trucks

May 26, 2020Fleets using natural gas experience a sweet spot with miles driven, maintenance practices, and gas stability

How Will Waymo Monetize Autonomy?

May 22, 2020Autonomous driving will be huge a beneficiary of the lingering effects of social distancing. Waymo, being the world’s leading consumer facing Autonomous Vehicle company, stands to benefit immensely.

via Fleet Forward

New Jersey energy group commits to sustainability with NGV initiatives

May 21, 2020South Jersey Industries (SJI) announced the formation of its Clean Energy and Sustainability team, responsible for the development, execution and oversight of all environmentally-friendly initiatives for the organization. These initiatives include:

via NGV Journal

Trucking’s road to zero emissions

May 21, 2020Until zero-emissions vehicles are more attainable, adding propane and CNG trucks can help reduce a fleet’s carbon footprint.

via Fleet Owner

Greenpower EV Star CC

GreenPower Launches EV Star CC for Cargo & Delivery Market

May 19, 2020GreenPower Motor Company Inc. announced the launch of its new EV Star CC Model. The EV Star CC is a purpose built, battery-electric, multi-utility cab and chassis that can be used by cargo and delivery companies that wish to use their body design while transitioning to a zero emissions fleet.

via FleetForward

Offset the cost of EVs with the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

May 18, 2020Fleets can offset the cost of EVs with the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS)

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Filling station offering 100% bio-CNG opens in the south of New Jersey

May 15, 2020South Jersey Gas announced the opening of its new CNG fueling station in Cape May County. The station is open to the public and exclusively offers renewable natural gas.

via NGV Journal