Fuel / Technology: Charging Infrastructure

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State of Sustainable Fleets Report Provides Fleet Insights on Clean Tech

August 11, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first comprehensive, technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

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Penske Truck Expands Heavy-Duty EV Charging Network

August 10, 2020Penske Truck Leasing, a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquartered in Reading, Pa., has opened its sixth heavy-duty electric vehicle (EV) charging station in Southern California.

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Lightning Systems’ new energy division offers turnkey fleet charging solutions

August 10, 2020Lightning Systems, a Colorado-based manufacturer of commercial EVs, has launched a new division that will offer charging technologies and services to commercial and government fleets.

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Cox and Georgia Power Complete Large Fleet EV Charging Installation

August 10, 2020Cox Automotive announced completion of one of the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging single property installations in the southeast. The installation is at Cox Mobility’s Pivet Atlanta facility, located between downtown Atlanta and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

via Green Fleet Magazine

CU Boulder gets grant for electric vehicle engineering research center

August 6, 2020CU Boulder’s new engineering research center will focus on developing infrastructure and systems to facilitate widespread adoption of electric vehicles, the university said Tuesday.

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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

ChargePoint Raises Another $127M as EV Charging Wars Heat Up

August 5, 2020ChargePoint has raised $127 million, its latest massive round of equity financing to build out a U.S. and European charging network to meet the needs of a fast-growing global electric vehicle fleet.

via Greentech Media

Global EV Charging Stations Top 1 Million

August 5, 2020The electric vehicle industry has quietly hit one of its biggest milestones to date, as the number of public charging plugs around the world ticks above the 1 million mark. The options for juicing up a car that runs on electrons crossed the seven-figure threshold sometime in May, having doubled in just three years, according...

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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.

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Electrify Fleet Cost Savings with PG&E’s New Business EV Rates

Webinar Date: August 19, 2020 at 10:00am PSTJoin ACT News & PG&E on 8/19 at 10am PT for a free webinar on how to reduce energy costs for an EV fleet with PG&E’s new Business EV rates.

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California aims to address widespread ZEV adoption challenges

August 3, 2020California is pushing for transportation emissions reductions via the Advanced Clean Trucks regulation. However, zero-emission vehicles, which are more costly than diesel and gas-powered trucks, lack the needed infrastructure.

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Lightning Energy to Provide Charging Services to Fleets

July 30, 2020Lightning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of zero-emission commercial electric vehicles, announced the launch of Lightning Energy, a new division that offers charging technologies and services to commercial and government fleets.

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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.

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: EMUHSD is Introducing Zero-Emission Transportation Options to the School District

July 29, 2020An ACT Virtual Executive Interview with Lena Luna, Facility and Energy Manager, to learn how EMUHSC is updating their fleet with EV School buses.

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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.

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: The SJVAPCD is Closer to an Electric Yard Truck Funding Program

July 29, 2020SJVAPCD is one of the primary funders of clean transportation projects in the Central Valley and has administered multiple diesel replacement projects.