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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Workhorse Sues Postal Service Over Delivery Truck Contract

June 17, 2021Workhorse Group has sued the U.S. Postal Service over the government agency’s awarding of a piece of its $6.8 billion delivery truck contract to Oshkosh Corp., a move Workhorse had been considering since the award was announced in February.

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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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VW Plans Autonomous Goods and People Transport by 2025

May 13, 2021Volkswagen is putting a flag in the sand on autonomy, and the automaker says light commercial vehicles are the first, logical place for deploying autonomous transportation of people and goods.

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Mercedes Unveils Electric Van for Growing Battery-Powered Lineup

May 10, 2021Mercedes-Benz is giving a sneak peek of an electric van that is among the models broadening its battery-powered range over the next year.

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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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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.

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Outdoor Outreach youth with an electric van

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Youth Program’s New Electric Vans Promote Sustainability to Participants, Local Community

April 13, 2021Outdoor Outreach is a San Diego non-profit that recently added two electric vans to transport at-risk youth to outdoor adventures.

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EV Provider Arrival Goes Public

April 2, 2021Electric vehicle provider Arrival announced it became a publicly traded company on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. Its ordinary shares are listed under the ticker symbol ARVL.

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Stellantis Reveals Plug-In Hydrogen Fuel Cell Van

April 2, 2021Stellantis – the automotive group created from the combination of the PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) – announced today an all-new mid-power hydrogen fuel cell system architecture.

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Drive Electric Earth Day to Highlight EV Benefits

March 30, 2021Events will educate Americans about the benefits of electric transportation, from cleaner air to consumer savings to innovative jobs.

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