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Hawaiian Electric Fleet to Be All-Electric by 2035

August 6, 2020Hawaiian Electric said it will make its fleet of passenger cars, SUVs, light pickups, and minivans to be plug-in electric by 2035, joining the growing number of electric vehicles on Hawaii roads, which is currently at 12,000, according to the utility.

via Fleet Forward

Fleet Electrification: Level 2 or DC Fast Charging?

August 5, 2020In the era of Electrification 1.0, fleet first adopters coped with only a handful of electric passenger car models and unmanaged Level 2 charging technology. Today — yes, only five years later — fleets have a wider range of vehicle choices that will soon expand to commercial vehicles.

via Fleet Forward

LEVC’s new PHEV van shares styling with the iconic London taxi

August 4, 2020London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has launched a new plug-in hybrid light commercial van that shares its distinctive styling with the iconic London black cab. LEVC’s VN5 van features a front end that’s similar to the company’s electric TX taxi, launched in 2018.

via Charged EVs

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ACT Virtual Welcomes Volvo Trucks North America’s President Peter Voorhoeve as Keynote Speaker for Event Launch

August 4, 2020The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

What Can Autonomy Do for the Middle Mile?

August 4, 2020The path to autonomous travel is a circuitous one. It winds through multiple transportation types — from robotaxis, drones, last-mile, and robot deliveries, to on-demand shuttles and over-the-road trucking.

via TruckingInfo.com

Infrastructure is next big thing in AV investment

July 30, 2020Autonomous vehicle (AV) companies are emerging from a tumultuous period defined by layoffs, delayed timelines and consolidations, but the industry remains hamstrung by lack of infrastructure, a panel of investors said during this week’s virtual Automated Vehicles Symposium.

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State of Sustainable Fleets Reports on Clean Tech Across Fuels & Sectors

July 29, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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Looking to Accelerate Fleet Electrification After COVID-19? Start with a Hybrid

July 29, 2020Commercial and municipal fleets throughout North America are adopting hybrid electric vehicles in large volumes today, with immediate fuel economy.

Paving the Way for Passenger Options in Autonomous Vehicles

July 27, 2020New passenger-initiated emergency feature guidelines can build public trust and lead to greater likelihood of using autonomous vehicles.

via WardsAuto

Fiat Chrysler and Waymo to make commercial self-driving vehicles

July 23, 2020Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Alphabet’s autonomous vehicle unit Waymo will now move their self-driving technology into the commercial vehicle segment. The collaboration will see the companies develop and test autonomous cargo vans and associated light commercial vehicles, largely targeting the last-mile delivery segment.

via Freightwaves

FCA, Waymo expand autonomous driving technology partnership; exclusive agreement for light commercial vehicles

July 22, 2020FCA and Waymo have expanded their autonomous driving technology partnership; FCA became Waymo’s first OEM partner in 2016. Waymo will now work exclusively with FCA as its preferred partner for the development and testing of class 1-3 light commercial vehicles for goods movement for commercial delivery customers, including Waymo Via.

via Green Car Congress

FCA, Waymo Developing Autonomous Ram ProMaster Van

July 22, 2020FCA and Waymo are developing an autonomous Ram ProMaster van, and will work together for the development of class 1-3 light commercial vehicles for goods movement for commercial delivery customers.

via Fleet Forward

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“Advanced Transportation Investor Summit” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 21, 2020Join organizers of the largest advanced transportation event—ACT Expo—for a first-of-its-kind “Advanced Transportation Investor Summit,” at ACT Virtual.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

Cuomo Unveils Clean Transportation Initiatives

July 20, 2020Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has unveiled a package of major clean transportation initiatives, including a “Make Ready” order approved by the New York State Public Service Commission (NYPSC) to advance New York’s commitment to accelerate its transition to cleaner mobility.

via NGT News

ADOMANI Provides Palmdale with Zero-Emission Logistics Van

July 16, 2020ADOMANI Inc., a provider of new zero-emission, purpose-built electric vehicles and drivetrain solutions, has delivered a zero-emission logistics van to Palmdale, Calif.

via NGT News

Volkswagen Group of America opens next-gen charging station at Arizona global test center

July 16, 2020Volkswagen Group of America opened one of the most extensive electric vehicle charging stations at a North American test facility.

via Green Car Congress