Fuel / Technology: Electric Drive

City of Los Angeles Completes Successful Zero-Emission Refuse Truck Demonstration

June 8, 2017BYD announced the completion of a successful battery-electric refuse truck demonstration project with LA Sanitation (LASAN) and Wayne Engineering.

via Trucking News Online

Tesla Semi To Reach Scale Production In The Next 24 Months

June 8, 2017Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaking at Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting talked about the electric semi-truck the company plans to reveal in September.

via Trucking News Online

Odyssey Could Get Electrified as Honda Looks to 2030 Bogey

June 6, 2017The planned massive increase by Honda in sales of EVs has engineers and execs. hammering out the details of which models will get the green treatment.

via WardsAuto

ACT Expo 2017 in Review

June 5, 2017Last month’s ACT Expo demonstrated the continued momentum taking place across the transportation industry to push forward low-carbon fuels, more efficient technologies and fleet sustainability.

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2017 ACT Expo Points to New Directions for Heavy-Duty Trucks

June 1, 2017ACT Expo saw buzz about electric and fuel cell trucks as some major companies are entering the market and smaller ones have products in development.

via Clean Fleet Report

Nova Bus Deploys Fully Electric Buses on Montreal Streets

May 30, 2017Nova Bus has supplied 100% electric buses to Montreal, aiming to make the city a showcase for technologies associated with electromobility.

via NGT News

Clean, Green Yellow (School Bus) Machine

May 30, 2017Three Unified School Districts are receiving 29 total electric school buses along with associated charging infrastructure.

via School Transportation News

U.S. Senators Reintroduce Vehicle Innovation Act

May 19, 2017U.S. Senators have reintroduced the Vehicle Innovation Act, a bill to encourage investments in R&D of clean vehicle and advanced safety technologies.

via NGT News

GM Says Its Future Mobility Pieces Installed

May 19, 2017Future mobility at GM include Cruise Automation, connectivity, new ventures in shared transportation and autonomous Chevy Bolts under testing.

via WardsAuto

The VW Settlement: Aligning Your Vehicle Deployment Goals with State Priorities

May 17, 2017Even with the legal processes surrounding the Volkswagen settlements wrapping up, state agencies and fleets alike are still left with many unanswered question.

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Two Sacramento School Districts Receive Funding to Build 13 Zero-Emission School Buses

May 15, 2017The new all-electric buses will be powered by Motiv’s all-electric powertrains.

via Vehicle Service Pros

California Energy Commission Grant to Advance Electric Bus Fleet Systems

May 12, 2017The CEC awarded $2 million to Prospect Silicon Valley to research, develop and demonstrate an energy management system for electric bus fleets.

via NGT News

Motiv Power Systems to Power 13 All-Electric School Buses in Zero-Emission Bus Pilot

May 11, 2017Motiv Power Systems is bringing zero-emission school buses to the Sacramento region.

via School Transportation News

WallyPark Electric Shuttle Buses Now At Los Angeles International Airport

May 9, 2017WallyPark service now offers battery electric shuttle bus service to LAX, making it the first all-electric airport parking service in the country.

via Clean Fleet Report

ACT Expo Notebook: Study Touts RNG, Workhorse Unveils Electric Pickup

May 9, 2017Recently completed annual event featured many product and company updates.

via Fleet Owner

Peterbilt Unveils Battery-Electric Garbage Truck

May 9, 2017Heavy-truck giant Peterbilt took the wraps off a battery-electric Class 8 garbage truck at the ongoing WasteExpo 2017 in New Orleans.

via Trucks.com