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VW Funding California Clean Air Initiative

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With VW Funding on the Horizon, California Adds $1 Billion to Clean Transportation Pot

October 3, 2017The California Clean Air Initiative will provide an opportunity for companies who are planning on soon purchasing clean vehicles.

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Joining Forces to Accelerate Green Fleet Adoption

September 12, 2017If you’re looking to green your fleet in a way that’s good for both the environment and the business, you don’t have to go about it alone.

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Me and My PHEV Minivan (But No Prisoners)

August 3, 2017The Chrysler Pacifica plug-in hybrid makes the grade in various subjects, the first one being fuel economy, during a trek to Traverse City.

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FCA Flips Electric Switch

July 27, 2017The pace of electrification at FCA may pick up now that CEO Sergio Marchionne is embracing hybrids and EVs as a replacement for diesels.

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Big Brown Plans Further Additions to Green Fleet

June 27, 2017By 2020, the parcel delivery giant expects that one in four of the new vehicles it purchases annually will be powered by alternative fuels or use some sort of advanced technology.

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UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles to Meet GHG Goals

June 27, 2017UPS announced new goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing reliance on renewable energy.

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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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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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2017 ACT Expo Points to New Directions for Heavy-Duty Trucks

June 1, 2017ACT Expo saw buzz about electric and fuel cell trucks as some major companies are entering the market and smaller ones have products in development.

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Companies Team Up to Develop Hybrid Powertrain for Heavy Trucks

May 23, 2017Visedo and Sisu Auto have joined together to develop a hybrid electric parallel power system for the heavy truck market.

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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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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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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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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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ACT Expo Sets 2017 Program

March 7, 2017The stage is set for the 2017 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, the conference will feature the increasing array of commercially available and rapidly developing technologies for sustainable fleet operations.

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The VW Settlement: Identifying, Influencing, and Securing Funds

February 7, 2017Volkswagen is near to finalizing the last of three settlements, amounting to $21.8 billion in penalties, which resulted from the German automaker’s use of “defect devices” in their 2.0 and 3.0 liter diesel vehicles.

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