Fuel / Technology: Electric Drive

Ford, German Postal Service Form EV Joint Venture

June 27, 2017Ford’s German wing teams with the country’s postal service to produce all-electric mail-delivery trucks.

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Ford, Deutsche Post to Manufacture Battery-Electric Delivery Van

June 20, 2017StreetScooter GmbH and Ford-Werke GmbH are entering a partnership for the manufacturing of battery-electric delivery vehicles.

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Electric School Bus Manufacturer ADOMANI Announces Initial Public Offering

June 15, 2017ADOMANI Inc. (NASDAQ:ADOM), announced today the completion of its Regulation A common stock offering and listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market.

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Western Washington Clean Cities Touts Alt-Fuel Vehicle Fleets

June 14, 2017Western Washington Clean Cities has announced that its partners and member fleets collectively saved 20.6 million gallons of petroleum last year.

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California’s First All-Electric Refuse Truck headed for Sacramento

June 14, 2017California will be getting its first all-electric refuse truck making it only the second truck of its kind operating in the U.S.

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Sacramento Orders Refuse Truck with Motiv Electric Powertrain

June 13, 2017City joins Chicago as the only ones in North America with an all-electric model.

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Proterra Closes on $55M Funding to Advance Electric Mass Transit Industry

June 13, 2017Proterra has closed a $55 million Series 6 round to increase production and support research and development for the electric mass transit industry.

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EVs Can Go with the FLO

June 13, 2017One company in Canada is setting out to ease new electric car owners’ transitions to the EV lifestyle. 

via Clean Fleet Report

North America’s Second All-Electric Refuse Truck Heads to California

June 13, 2017The City of Sacramento aims to run the ERV on residential and recycling routes.

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GM Calls New Batch of Self-Driving EVs Industry First

June 13, 2017The latest-generation autonomous Chevy Bolt EV began rolling off the line January with GM’s newest self-driving technology.

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Hyundai’s Chung: Slowing Sales Opportunity to Leap Forward

June 13, 2017The Hyundai vice chairman says the new Kona B-CUV will get EV and FCEV versions next year in Korea.

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Worldwide EV Car Population Tops Two Million

June 8, 2017The International Energy Agency reported recently that after a year of strong growth, the total number of electric cars has passed two million.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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