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NYC Annual Fleet and Equipment Show

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NYC Announces $75 Million in Funding for Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure to Expand Greenest Municipal Fleet

October 12, 2021In NYC, the addition of EVs and charging infrastructure helps support the goal of transitioning to an all-electric fleet by 2040.

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ACT Expo 2021: Hyliion Highlights the Hybrid eX

September 1, 2021Hyliion brought along an improved model of its hybrid system to ACT Expo 2021, giving attendees a first-hand look at the Hybrid eX, an updated version of Hyliion’s sustainability-focused hybrid powertrain.

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ACT Expo 2021: Fifth Annual Fleet Awards Honors Green, Sustainable Fleets

August 31, 2021At this year’s ACT Expo annual Fleet Awards event, seven fleet operators were recognized for extraordinary accomplishments that serve as examples for fleet operators worldwide, related to emission reduction and sustainability.

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Fuel-Efficient Tech Available for Trucks Via Proposed Legislation

August 24, 2021Legislation that would establish a program at the U.S. Department of Energy to assist the trucking industry with the adoption of fuel-efficient technologies recently was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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ACT Expo Announces Roster of Innovative Speakers

August 10, 2021As always, the list of speakers presenting at the annual ACT Expo is filled with North America’s leading fleet operators and top industry executives.

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GILLIG Announces 2021 Low-No Grant Awards

August 6, 2021GILLIG LLC, the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty, clean-energy transit buses in the United States, announced that nine of its transit agency partners have been awarded grants under the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low or No Emission Program (Low-No).

via Metro Magazine

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Hyliion Plans Bigger Battery to Stay Relevant in Electric Truck Race

August 6, 2021At risk of ceding ground in the race to battery-electric trucks, Hyliion Holdings will launch its natural gas generator-powered hybrid powertrain with 75 miles of electric range, enough to qualify the Hypertruck ERX for zero-emission credits in California.

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How Battery- and Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Service is Impacting Independent Repair Shops

July 22, 2021IMR Inc., a full-service automotive market research firm, released its latest insights on how battery and hybrid electric vehicle service is impacting independent repair shops.

via Vehicle Service Pros

Electric Ttrucks the focus of webinar series

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NACFE Electrification Webinar Series Nearing End, Run on Less – Electric Kickoff

July 21, 2021Electric trucks have fleets more than just a little curious as the trucking industry contemplates the transition to a zero-emissions future.

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VW Funding Solcitation Open

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VW Funding for Combustion Freight and Marine Projects Available Statewide in California

July 7, 2021For a comprensive overview of available funding, join South Coast AQMD for a one-hour complimentary webinar on July 21st at 11:00am PT.

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NFTA Approves Electric Bus Purchase from New Flyer

July 6, 2021The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) will purchase 10 battery-electric buses from New Flyer of America Inc., with an option to purchase up to 140 more over a five-year period. The first 10 buses will cost $10.1 million and will be delivered in 2022.

via Mass Transit

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Get Ready for Wave 2 of HVIP Funding Requests

July 1, 2021Wave 2 of funding requests for the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) kicks off at 10 a.m. Pacific on Tues., August 10.

via NGT News

ACT Expo Fleet Awards

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Nominations for 2021 ACT Expo Fleet Awards Ending Soon

June 23, 2021Submissions will only be accepted until June 30 for the ACT Expo Fleet Awards, so make sure to nominate a fleet as soon as possible.

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Ford Maverick Modifies for Vocational Fleet Needs

June 8, 2021Ford is on an electric roll, launching the all-new compact pickup, the Ford Maverick.

via Work Truck

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DOE Tool Allows Consumers to Estimate Localized Upstream GHG Emissions for EVs and PHEVs

June 2, 2021The US Department of Energy has published a Beyond Tailpipe Emissions Calculator that provides estimates of total greenhouse gas emissions associated with driving an electric vehicle  or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, including emissions from the production of electricity used to power the vehicle.

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VW Funding Webinar June 9, 11:00am PT

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VW Funding for Combustion Freight and Marine Projects Available Statewide in June

May 27, 2021For a comprensive overview of available funding, join South Coast AQMD for a one-hour complimentary webinar on June 9th at 11:00am PT.