Fuel / Technology: Electric Drive

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Will Electric Trucks Need New Suspensions?

November 24, 2021Electric trucks will redefine how we move freight, but will the addition of a few tons of batteries demand a redesign of the vehicle itself?

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CARB Approves $1.5B Investment in Clean Cars, Trucks, Mobility Options for FY 2021-22

November 23, 2021The California Air Resources Board approved a $1.5-billion investment plan that will increase access to clean vehicles and clean mobility options through a wide variety of projects that support the transformation of California’s vehicle and equipment fleet to zero-emission.

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Merchants Fleet Accelerates Electrification With Purchase of 5,400 BrightDrop EV410s

November 23, 2021New midsize electric van offers electrification option for Merchants’ last-mile and delivery clients across North America.

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How Can Green Bonds Help Companies Overcome Costs to go Green?

November 23, 2021While one of the largest barriers to adopting emissions-reduction technologies in the transportation sector is the high initial costs, green bonds can help companies get the upfront capital they need to invest in sustainable technologies.

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Lordstown Motors Poised for Tax Exemptions Under Ohio Bill

November 22, 2021The Ohio House passed a bipartisan bill that would give Lordstown Motors a four-year sales tax exemption on engines, transmissions, batteries, brakes and other components that are unique to the production of electric vehicles.

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Inside the Post Office’s 122-Year Drive to EV Mail Delivery

November 22, 2021President Biden along with congressional Democrats want to overhaul all 228,000 postal delivery trucks and replace them with electric vehicles — flipping the largest civilian fleet in the federal workforce and ditching thousands of ancient vans that get 10 mpg.

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Infrastructure Deal Will Expand Clean Tech Adoption in the Years to Come

November 22, 2021The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act has become a funding reality, with billions of dollars now allocated towards alternative fuel transportation technologies, among a myriad of other projects.

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By Sea, Land and Air: Decarbonizing Transportation and Logistics

November 19, 2021In order for the world to achieve the aggressive carbon reduction targets necessary to keep temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2050, we must collectively work to decarbonize the supply chain.

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COP26 Calls for Net Zero by 2050

November 18, 2021The Glasgow Climate Pact was recently reached at the COP26 summit, setting the global agenda on climate change for the next decade.

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Oregon Adopts Clean Trucks Rules; Other States May Follow

November 18, 2021New rules in Oregon will accelerate the electrification of school buses, package delivery vans, waste haulers, and commercial tractors.

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Jumping on the EV Bandwagon

November 18, 2021EVs are no different than any other trucking technology in that one size will not fit all. Now is the time to start determining which size is right for you.

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Lightning eMotors Execs Tout Production Growth, Land L.A. Deal

November 17, 2021With several recent headlines in the commercial electric vehicle space focused on production delays and big guidance changes, the leaders of Lightning eMotors repeatedly delivered a clear message to go with their third-quarter results: They’re actually making stuff and being paid for it.

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Rivian Leaps Past Volkswagen’s Valuation Amidst EV Mania

November 17, 2021A searing five-day rally in the shares of Rivian Automotive Inc. has led the electric truck startup to more than double in value since last week’s trading debut, with its market capitalization now surpassing Volkswagen AG.

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New Legislation Funds Major Deployment of Zero and Low-Emissions School Buses

November 16, 2021The newly passed Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal will deliver more emissions-reducing electric, propane and compressed natural gas school buses to American school districts in rural, suburban and urban communities.

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Power Edison, Hugo Neu Realty Develop Large EV Charging Site in Metro New York

November 15, 2021Power Edison, a developer and provider of utility-scale mobile energy storage solutions, is partnering with Hugo Neu Realty Management of New Jersey – and other stakeholders – to deploy a large electric vehicle (EV) charging hub.

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Giga Carbon Neutrality Prepares Launch of Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicles

November 12, 2021Giga Carbon Neutrality (GCN), a clean trucking and technology company, has unveiled a comprehensive range of zero-emission commercial vehicles that it plans to bring to market over the next two years.

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