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Vicinity Motor Corp

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Optimal-EV Signs Vicinity as North American Dealer for EV Product Line

October 6, 2021Vicinity Motor Corp., a supplier of electric, CNG, gas and clean diesel vehicles, has signed a licensing and marketing agreement with Optimal-EV, a low-floor electric shuttle bus company, to serve as the exclusive North American distributor of its all-electric product line through Vicinity’s dealer network.

via NGT News

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Lightning eMotors and Ricardo Partner to Provide Commercial EVs to UK Customers

October 6, 2021Ricardo and Lightning eMotors, a leading US-based provider of medium-duty commercial electric vehicles for fleets, have entered into a strategic partnership agreement to deploy commercial electric vehicles in the UK, a market with more than 700,000 commercial vehicles in operation today.

via Green Car Congress

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Industry Aims at Refocusing Zero-Emission Efforts to National Level

September 29, 2021As several states move to adopt requirements for zero-emission vehicles, manufacturers have even more reason to call for national uniformity.

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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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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: 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.

ACT Expo

Porterville EV Shuttle

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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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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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Delivery Van Completes Driverless Demo at Parcel Depot

August 3, 2021Arrival announced its automated driving system (ADS) has successfully completed a live demonstration at a fully functioning parcel depot for the first time without a human driver inside the Arrival Van.

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ELMS Takes EV Crash Protection System to the Patent Office

July 26, 2021Electric Last Mile Solutions Inc. (ELMS) has filed a provisional patent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office related to the development of its EV crash protection system to improve vehicle and occupant safety and battery stability in the event of a collision.

via NGT News

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Notre Dame University Begins Pilot of ELMS All-Electric Urban Delivery Van

July 21, 2021Electric Last Mile Solutions recently announced that the University of Notre Dame has begun a pilot of the ELMS all-electric Urban Delivery van for use on the university’s campus.

via Fleet Forward

NYC DOT curbside electric vehicle charging pilot

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Curbside Electric Vehicle Charging Now Available in New York City

July 7, 2021NYC DOT curbside electric vehicle charging pilot for public use will help support a sustainable, fossil-fuel free future for New Yorkers.

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VW CEO Sees Autonomy Transforming Cars More Than Electrification

June 23, 2021Volkswagen AG is undergoing the world’s largest industrial overhaul for the electric-vehicle age, plotting half a dozen battery plants just in Europe and retooling assembly lines around the globe. And yet, its CEO sees autonomous-driving technology bringing about an even bigger shift.

via Transport Topics

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Ford E-Transit Orders Now Open

June 21, 2021Since Ford opened registration for its E-Transit cargo van on May 4, more than 1,000 customers have registered their interest in purchasing over 20,000 electric vehicles. Starting June 21, interested parties can officially place orders for the electric cargo van.

via Fleet Owner