Fuel / Technology: Charging Infrastructure

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FHWA Charting Path for National EV Charging Network

August 9, 2022Due to a lack of national standards and different practices at electric vehicle charging stations, the Federal Highway Administration is preparing to establish regulations that shape what those stations must be like in states that receive federal funds.

via Transport Topics

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New Company Ready to Build and Operate EV Charging Stations

August 9, 2022Voltera, a provider of critical infrastructure necessary to electrify transportation, recently announced its launch as an EV industry service vendor with major investment support.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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CARB’s Advanced Clean Fleets Regulation Will Transform California’s Fleets

August 9, 2022The Advanced Clean Fleets regulation is set to transform California’s medium and heavy-duty diesel fleets to zero emissions vehicles in less than 20 years.

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bp Opens its First 300 kW Ultra-Fast Charging Station for Electric Trucks

August 3, 2022bp has opened its first ultra-fast-charging facilities aimed at medium and heavy-duty electric trucks. Operated by bp’s Aral brand, the retail site at Schwegenheim in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, now has two 300 kW ultra-fast chargers intended for electric trucks, powered by 100% renewable energy.  

via Green Car Congress

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Tritium, EVCS Add 300 EV Fast Chargers in California, Oregon and Washington

July 29, 2022Tritium DCFC Ltd. is partnering with EVCS to deploy 300 new chargers across California, Oregon, and Washington.

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ACT Expo 2023 Call for Abstracts Now Open

July 28, 2022ACT Expo is looking for dynamic and forward-thinking industry leaders to present case studies and compelling presentations across all weight classes and transportation sectors.

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DOE Advances Clean Technologies with EV Charging Funding

July 21, 2022The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is supporting decarbonizing the domestic transportation sector with a $96 million funding opportunity.

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Upcoming Webinars to Highlight Case Studies in EV Transition

July 19, 2022A trio of upcoming ACT News webinars will give attendees a look into some interesting case studies pertaining to electric vehicle deployments, including insight into the steps these project stakeholders took to reach their goals.

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Rival OEMs Finalize Deal on European EV Charging Network

July 18, 2022Competitors Daimler, Volvo, and Traton complete alliance announced last year to build 1,700 electric-vehicle refill locations as U.S. advances plan for 500,000 charging stops nationwide.

via Fleet Owner

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States Prepare EV Charging Plans Ahead of Aug. 1 Deadline

July 18, 2022With an Aug. 1 deadline looming, states are finalizing their electric vehicle infrastructure deployment plans.

via Transport Topics

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Volvo Trucks Building Electrified Charging Corridor in California

July 14, 2022Fleets with battery-electric medium- and heavy-duty trucks will be able to complete zero-tailpipe-emissions routes between Southern, Central, and Northern California by the end of next year, thanks to a new charging corridor being spearheaded by Volvo Trucks North America.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Pilot, GM Plan Coast-to-Coast EV Fast-Charging Network

July 14, 2022Pilot Co. will install 2,000 electric fast chargers at 500 of its U.S. truck stops over the next few years, creating a coast-to-coast network in partnership with General Motors.

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Driver Retention Through EVs and Ergonomics

July 11, 2022The increased demand of the last-mile delivery sector has put a spotlight on another issue — recruiting and retaining good drivers.

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Developing an Effective Charging & Energy Strategy for Your Fleet’s EV Transition

Watch GNA, Ideanomics Energy, and its partners discuss how to create an effective electrification ecosystem team for your fleet.

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Cleaner Energy, Fuel Infrastructure Considerations Shared During EPA Webinar

June 28, 2022In partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s webinars on the Clean School Bus Program, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory shared information on the other key ingredient to alternative fuel/energy school buses: infrastructure.

via School Transportation News

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The Future Charging Standard for Heavy-Duty EVs

June 28, 2022Four years after kicking off a task force on heavy-duty charging for commercial vehicles, CharIN E.V. has developed and demonstrated a new global solution for heavy-duty trucks and other heavy-duty modes of transportation: a Megawatt Charging System.

via Heavy Duty Trucking