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Toyota, Kenworth Complete Fuel Cell Electric Truck Pilot Operations Project

September 23, 2022Toyota Motor North America and Kenworth Truck Co. have proven the capabilities of their jointly designed heavy-duty, Class 8 fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) as a potential zero-emissions replacement of diesel-powered trucks with the completion of their operations in the Zero- and Near-Zero Emissions Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) “Shore to Store” project at the Port of Los...

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Ford Breaks Ground on $5.6 Billion Complex for EVs, Batteries

September 23, 2022Ford Motor Co. has begun construction of its $5.6 billion electric vehicle manufacturing complex in western Tennessee, the largest factory project in the automaker’s 119-year history.

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Ideanomics Reaches 500 kW Ultra-Fast EV Charging Breakthrough

September 22, 2022Ideanomics has successfully tested a WAVE 500 kW charger at the Port of Los Angeles. This first-of-its-kind high-power, ultra-fast wireless charging system fully charged a Class 8 electric truck in less than 15 minutes, heralding a future where fleet operators could realize near continuous electric vehicle (EV) uptime.

via NGT News

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Volvo Plans to Start Customer Tests of Fuel-Cell Electric Trucks in 2025

September 21, 2022FCEVs are regarded as a possible “third way” for fleets that won’t go plug-in electric but seek a sustainable alternative to traditional trucks with diesel-burning and CO2-emitting internal combustion engines.

via Fleet Owner

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Bollinger, Wabash to Develop Refrigerated Electric Delivery Truck

September 21, 2022Bollinger Motors it has teamed up with Wabash to develop a refrigerated truck body on an electric chassis, according to the company’s news release.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Using the Inflation Reduction Act to Scale EV Adoption

September 21, 2022There are situations where the cost of battery-electric vehicles makes sense, and with tax credits from the IRA, the argument for electric vehicle adoption just got stronger.

via Fleet Owner

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9 Keys to Drawing a Roadmap to Zero Fleet Emissions

September 20, 2022The path to zero emissions is different for every fleet.

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Can Polestar Pull Off a Fully Climate Neutral Car by 2030?

September 20, 2022From cradle to grave, the Polestar 0 project has the potential to offer a transformational shift in the race toward climate neutrality.

via GreenBiz

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Lion Electric to Deliver All-Electric Trucks to Amazon

September 19, 2022Lion Electric will deliver 10 battery-electric trucks to Amazon – and the first two will be delivered this year. Amazon plans to use Lion’s trucks in its middle-mile trucking operations, which transports items within the company’s network.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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Daimler Truck Boosts Electric Truck Range with New Battery Chemistry

September 19, 2022Daimler Truck is changing battery chemistry for its future long-haul electric trucks to boost driving range beyond 300 miles on a single charge while eliminating the use of cobalt and nickel.

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DOT Awards $1.5 Billion in Federal Infrastructure Grants

September 16, 2022More truck parking spaces in Florida and Tennessee along with supply chain improvements for Mexico’s ports of entry in California, New Mexico and Texas are among winning projects nabbing $1.5 billion in federal infrastructure grants.

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Port of San Diego Gets $2.7 Million Boost for Green Investments

September 16, 2022The Port of San Diego has accepted an approximately $2.7 million grant from the San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (SDAPCD) to support clean technology investments.

via Port Technology International

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Fleet Electrification Efforts Unveiled at Port of Long Beach

September 15, 2022Drayage company 4 Gen Logistics ordered 41 Volvo VNR Electric trucks to haul freight between the Port of Long Beach and Southern California’s Inland Empire — a national logistics and warehousing hub.

via Heavy Duty Trucking

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States Get Early Green Light to Spend Federal EV Funds

September 15, 2022Dozens of states from coast to coast will have early access to their share of $900 million in electric vehicle infrastructure funds thanks to the U.S. Department of Energy’s early approval of plans to locate chargers on more than 53,000 highway miles throughout the country.

via Transport Topics

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Kenya’s Electric Mobility Transformation Offers Model for Other Countries

September 14, 2022To accelerate the shift to e-mobility, emerging economies must use a comprehensive strategy to confront barriers to electric vehicle adoption.

via GreenBiz

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Trevor Milton Cast as Greedy Villain, Betrayal Victim in Fraud Trial

September 14, 2022Nikola founder Trevor Milton “doubled down on his lies” after his chicanery involving a nonrunning prototype fuel cell truck was discovered, a federal prosecutor said in his opening statement of Milton’s securities and wire fraud trial.

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