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ROUSH CleanTech’s Battery-Electric Ford F-650 Achieves HVIP Eligibility

January 26, 2021ROUSH CleanTech’s Ford F-650 battery-electric truck has achieved California Hybrid and Zero-emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) eligibility listing. The all-electric F-650 has a maximum speed of 65 miles per hour and a 100-mile range.

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Peugeot Announces Next-Generation Electric Partner Compact Van

January 26, 2021Peugeot officially announced the next generation all-electric small van, the Peugeot e-Partner, which will join the mid-size van Peugeot e-Expert and large van Peugeot e-Boxer later this year.

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New report highlights recommendations from national transit experts for zero-emission buses

January 26, 2021The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) has released a new report containing recommendations for the adoption of zero-emission transit vehicles.

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President Biden: We’ll Replace The Entire Fleet Of Federal Vehicles With EVs

January 26, 2021President Biden isn’t wasting any time in making his policy clear on electric vehicles. In a speech today, less than one week into his Presidency, Biden announced that he plans to replace all federal vehicles in service with domestically-made EVs.

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6 alternative fuel vehicle questions for Ryder’s CTO

January 26, 2021FreightWaves interviewed Richard Mohr, Ryder’s chief technology officer and VP of new products, to learn more about the alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) solutions that Ryder System offers customers.

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Will the Biden Administration Fund our Clean Transportation Future?

January 25, 2021The Biden Plan and modifications to well-funded incentive programs will dramatically change how fleets access and secure clean vehicle funds.

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Rivian On A Roll: Here’s Why It May Win The Electric Pickup Truck Race

January 25, 2021Rivian plans to be the first to bring an electric pickup truck to market, but there’s a whole lot more to the story.

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Phoenix Motorcars delivers two electric Class 4 utility trucks to Port of Oakland

January 25, 2021Phoenix Motorcars, which was recently acquired by SPI Energy, a provider of photovoltaic and EV solutions, has delivered two all-electric Z500 Class 4 utility trucks to the Port of Oakland, one of California’s largest ports.

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Nuvve and IoTecha to deploy bidirectional EV charging system for V2G applications

January 25, 2021San Diego-based vehicle-to-grid (V2G) pioneer Nuvve and smart charging specialist IoTecha are joining forces to deploy and commercialize a bidirectional EV charging solution that uses the CCS standard and supports the ISO/IEC15118 protocol.

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Scania Bets On BEVs, 40t Long-Range Truck Is Coming

January 25, 2021Scania announced this month its commitment to battery-electric vehicles and not so much to hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Scania will gradually go battery-electric, as hydrogen fuel cell truck potential is limited.

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Rhombus Energy Receives UL, CSA Certifications for EV Charging Dispenser

January 22, 2021Rhombus Energy Solutions, a company that develops and manufactures bi-directional electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, has received certification from Underwriters Laboratory (UL) and the Consumer Electronics Testing and Certification Services Group (CSA) for its RES-D2-CS20 EV Charging Dispenser.

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KAUST team assesses deployment of dynamic wireless charging in cities

January 22, 2021By applying statistical geometry to analyze urban road networks, KAUST researchers have advanced their understanding of how dynamic wireless charging systems might influence driver behavior and city planning in a future dominated by EVs.

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Lightning eMotors adds production capacity, space to meet growing demand from fleets for EVs

January 22, 2021Lightning eMotors, a leading provider of commercial electric vehicles for fleets, is expanding to meet the growing demand for EVs from commercial and government fleets.

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Run on Less – Electric: A deep dive

January 22, 2021NACFE is hard at work trying to determine not only the type of data to collect but the metrics to use to evaluate that data to show that electric trucks can actually deliver real freight in certain duty cycles.

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GoFor expands last mile electrification plans

January 22, 2021While the advances in battery technology and management capabilities properly position electric vehicles in compete in the open market, it is the growing number of industry commitments driving the continued development efforts.

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SPAC Boom Propels EV Makers to Public Markets

January 22, 2021Until June last year, Tesla Inc. was the only dedicated electric carmaker based in the U.S. on the stock market. Then special purpose acquisition companies took over Wall Street.

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