Fuel / Technology: Hybrid Drive

Electreon Wireless Presses Ahead With Projects to Electrify Roads

June 1, 2020Electreon Wireless is pressing ahead with projects to test its technology that allows electric cars to be charged while driving, potentially demonstrating a way to overcome a key barrier to the mass adoption of the vehicles.

via Transport Topics Online

Big Oil’s transition to cleaner tech a reason for optimism

May 29, 2020Knowing that fossil fuels are a finite resource that also create the greenhouse gases alleged to be warming the planet, many major oil producers have now dug into more renewable sustainability innovation.

via Fleet Owner

Next EV hotspot: Alabama?

May 28, 2020You may not think of Alabama as a center of the auto industry, but in fact, Mercedes-Benz opened an assembly plant in Tuscaloosa County back in 1993, and today Hyundai, Honda, Toyota and Mazda, as well as several Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers, have operations in the Yellowhammer State.

via ChargedEVs

Oregon DEQ releases timeline for Clean Fuels Program expansion

May 28, 2020The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on May 18 announced it has submitted detailed information to Gov. Kate Brown on how it plans to carry out her March 10 executive order that set a new goal for greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction.

via Biomass Magazine

Danish Companies Partner on Sustainable Fuel Project

May 27, 2020A group of Danish companies have entered a partnership with the goal of developing a hydrogen and e-fuel production facility by as soon as 2023.  The project could deliver more than 250,000 tons of sustainable fuel to buses, trucks, maritime vessels and airplanes every year.

via NGT News

Japanese companies partner to develop electric vessel infrastructure

May 26, 2020Seven Japanese companies have partnered to establish ‘e5 Consortium’ to support the development of electric vessels and their infrastructure in the country.

via Ship Technology

Representatives Introduce DOD Bill to Promote the Use of ZEVs

May 22, 2020The Department of Defense Non-Tactical Vehicle Reduced Petroleum Consumption ACT has been proposed, which directs the DOD to replace such vehicles, from passenger cars to construction vehicles like bulldozers and forklifts, as they age with zero-emission vehicles.

via NGT News

ViriCiti launches all electric mode tool for BAE Systems

May 20, 2020ViriCiti, in collaboration with BAE Systems, developed a new functionality that enables fleet operators with Series-ER electric-hybrid systems on transit buses to automatically switch the engine on or off in predefined geofenced areas.

via Metro Magazine

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Electric Trucks Present a COVID-19 Opportunity

May 14, 2020Battery electric trucks may see that one major result of the COVID-19 pandemic is the speed up of their product development.

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TCEQ Funds the Texas Clean Fleet Program

May 12, 2020The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality says up to $7.7 million in grants is being made available to encourage entities that operate large fleets of vehicles in Texas to replace diesel-powered vehicles with alternative fuel or hybrid vehicles.

via NGT News

Stimulus Funds for Clean Transportation

Clean Transportation Stimulus has Billions of Dollars Available

April 23, 2020While the federal stimulus is not for clean transportation projects, millions of dollars are available via the VW settlement funds and state-level programs.

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Image of a row of parked battery electric waste management trucks at a charging station.

How Two Fleets Set and Achieved Sustainability Goals

April 14, 2020Fleets interested in adopting sustainability goals have many factors to consider. There are a variety of alternative fuels to choose from, and there is no ideal or prevailing option that works for all fleets.

via TruckingInfo.com

Trucks driving in San Joaquin Valley

Funding is Now Available for San Joaquin Valley Fleets – Valley Fleet Support Can Help

April 9, 2020Funding from the Truck Replacement Program gives San Joaquin Valley Fleets grants to replace on-road diesel trucks with the cleanest technology available.

Central California Asthma Collaborative

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China Orders Loop Energy’s Fuel Cell Range Extender

April 9, 2020Loop Energy, has received a purchase order from a bus manufacturer in China to support the Nanjing municipal government’s objective of replacing its existing 7,000-unit battery-electric bus fleet with an improved battery-hydrogen hybrid alternative.

via NGT News

Investor

Investments Drive Sustainable Transportation Growth

February 27, 2020The ACT Expo Investor Summit, launching this year at ACT Expo, is a first-of-its-kind event to focus on investing in the clean fleet market.

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Funding

Finding Funding Isn’t as Simple as Point and Click

February 20, 2020While other funding resources require you to point and click through countless incentives, GNA’s Funding 360 Program is a proven market-intelligence solution to help you pursue—and secure—the funds you need.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)