Fuel / Technology: EV

World EV Day

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World EV Day Driving eMobility Message Forward

September 9, 2022After a whirlwind of electric vehicle (EV) developments in the past few years, transportation sectors around the world have taken notice and are increasingly moving towards setting zero-emission goals with the help of EVs.

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Infrastructure for the Future: How Microgrids are Accelerating Transportation Sector Decarbonization

Webinar Date: October 18, 2022 at 10:00am PSTJoin GNA, AlphaStruxure, and a group of transportation leaders for a discussion on proven strategies for accelerating the transition to a zero-emission future

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Volvo LIGHTS Ends – A New Era Dawns

August 26, 2022During a ceremony at the Ontario Convention Center in California, Volvo Trucks North America formally declared the end of its innovative Volvo LIGHTS collaborative battery-electric truck partnership after a successful three-year run.

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GE Sells Generator Technology to Hyliion for Stake

August 26, 2022General Electric Co. is selling new generator technology to startup Hyliion Holdings Corp. and will take a roughly 3% stake in the electric trucking startup in a cash-and-stock transaction.

via Transport Topics

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Inflation Reduction Act Devotes $3 Billion to USPS ZEVs, Infrastructure

August 18, 2022The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which devotes billions of dollars toward fighting climate change, reducing prescription drug costs, and more, includes $3 billion to boost the U.S. Postal Service’s zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) goals.

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bp Opens its First 300 kW Ultra-Fast Charging Station for Electric Trucks

August 3, 2022bp has opened its first ultra-fast-charging facilities aimed at medium and heavy-duty electric trucks. Operated by bp’s Aral brand, the retail site at Schwegenheim in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, now has two 300 kW ultra-fast chargers intended for electric trucks, powered by 100% renewable energy.  

via Green Car Congress

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Apple Nabs Key Lamborghini Executive to Work on Its Electric Car

August 2, 2022Apple Inc. has enlisted one of Lamborghini’s top car-development managers in a sign that it’s stepping up work on a self-driving electric vehicle, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

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Connecticut Law Targets Truck Emissions

July 26, 2022A new Connecticut law includes several measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector, including from medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

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Upcoming Webinars to Highlight Case Studies in EV Transition

July 19, 2022A trio of upcoming ACT News webinars will give attendees a look into some interesting case studies pertaining to electric vehicle deployments, including insight into the steps these project stakeholders took to reach their goals.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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The Importance of Training in the Transition to Zero-Emissions Transportation

July 18, 2022Understanding EV maintenance requirements will be quite different from the practiced technician’s current knowledge on conventional drivetrain maintenance.

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VIA EV Van

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Driver Retention Through EVs and Ergonomics

July 11, 2022The increased demand of the last-mile delivery sector has put a spotlight on another issue — recruiting and retaining good drivers.

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GreenPower Acquires Lion Truck Body to Offer More Options for EV Customers

July 8, 2022GreenPower Motor Co. Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission, electric-powered, medium and heavy-duty vehicles, has acquired Lion Truck Body to enhance GreenPower’s EV Star truck customers.

via NGT News

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Zeem Solutions to Expand Fleet-as-a-Service Program for EVs

July 7, 2022Zeem Solutions announced a $50 million capital commitment from a fund managed by Arclight Capital Partners, enabling the company to expand its business model, providing customers the opportunity to operate battery-electric trucks, vans, and shuttle buses for a flat monthly fee at a lower cost than owning and operating a gas or diesel fleet.

via Charged Fleet

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GE Appliances Deploying Fleet of Electric Trucks from Einride

July 7, 2022GE Appliances is deploying a fleet of electric freight vehicles on routes between the company’s inbound warehouses and its manufacturing facilities in Kentucky, Georgia, and Tennessee.

via Green Car Congress

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: BAE Systems Takes Transit Experience into MD/HD Space

July 5, 2022BAE Systems' extensive work in electric and hybrid solutions will soon benefit the MD and HD commercial market in reducing emissions and cutting fuel spend.

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Analysis Emphasizes Need for Regulatory Support to Increase EV Demand

July 5, 2022A new Freedonia Group analysis finds that expanding regulatory support for the adoption of EVs by governments worldwide will boost sales of these units through 2026.

via NGT News