Fuel / Technology: Electric Drive

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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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Kenworth Building Hydrogen Fuel Tractor for Drayage Use

May 8, 2017Manufacturer is also developing hybrid-electric vehicles for use in Southern California.

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Rapid Advancements Boost Momentum for Electric Cargo Vehicles

May 8, 2017Investments by OEMs are bringing costs lower, while increasing distances these vehicles can travel.

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California Celebrates Emissions-Funding Milestone at ACT Expo

May 8, 2017Throughout ACT Expo, numerous officials from CARB made it explicitly clear the agency would not be deterred from its future emissions-reduction plans.

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Trucking Industry Poised for Electric Heavy-Duty Truck Growth

May 5, 2017Drayage vehicles, school buses, garbage trucks and cargo haulers are also going electric.

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BYD Showcases Its Latest Advancements in Electric at California’s ACT Expo

May 5, 2017Electric vehicle technologies can save fleets tens of thousands of dollars annually.

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Electric Bus Manufacturer Begins Autonomous Program in U.S.

May 4, 2017Proterra has announced the company is initiating an autonomous bus program with the University of Nevada, Reno, and its Living Lab Coalition partners.

via NGT News

California Invests $600M in Zero-Emission Vehicles

May 4, 2017One major focus of these investments is to accelerate the market for the next generation of clean, heavy-duty trucks and buses.

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Advanced Electric Motor is Heart of UPS Fuel Cell Delivery Truck

May 2, 2017The “switched reluctance” motor uses fewer parts, costs less to manufacture, and causes the trucks to handle better.

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Kenworth To Build Class 8 Hydrogen Fuel Cell and CNG-Electric Hybrid Drayage Trucks

May 2, 2017Truck builder Kenworth is jumping into the hydrogen fuel cell race with a Class 8 drayage truck it expects to launch by the end of this year.

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