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California Sees Improvements in New Emissions Report

November 8, 2022The California Air Resources Board has released a greenhouse gas emissions report showing a 33% drop in carbon pollution since 2001 that was achieved through a combination of tactics including expanded use of biodiesel and renewable diesel in heavy-duty trucks, greater use of electric vehicles and more fuel-efficient passenger vehicles.

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Aurora, Ryder Collaborate on AV Maintenance

November 8, 2022Autonomous vehicle company Aurora Innovation Inc. and Ryder System Inc., a provider of supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, announced a strategic collaboration to pilot on-site fleet maintenance.

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Has Nikola’s Founder’s Fraudulent Activity Changed the EV Conversation?

November 7, 2022The revelation that not everyone is putting the environment over profit caused a “disturbance in the Force,” as some might call it.

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Hydrogen-Powered School Bus Entering Market Next Year

November 7, 2022Pegasus Specialty Vehicles is expected to release the first hydrogen fuel-cell option for the school bus market, with promises to increase range and decrease if not entirely eliminate charging time.

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Einride Completes Autonomous Vehicle Pilot With GE Appliances

November 3, 2022After receiving the first U.S. approval for operations of this new type of vehicle from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration earlier this year, Einride operated a fully autonomous, electric vehicle without a safety driver on board on U.S. public roads.

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CVR Energy Ramps Up Renewable Diesel Production

November 3, 2022CVR Energy Inc. has reported its renewable diesel unit at the Wynnewood refinery in Oklahoma continued to increase production during the third quarter, with total vegetable oil throughputs of approximately 17.7 million gallons, up from 12 million gallons during the second quarter.

via Biomass Magazine

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Diesel Big Rigs Have Belched Smog for Years — California May Soon Ban Them

November 2, 2022As the expansion of the goods movement industry brought more warehouses and heavy-duty trucks to cities in this Southern California region known as the Inland Empire in recent years, grass-roots organizers and state regulators have worked furiously to clean up the sector.

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Winners Announced in PERC Sustainability Contest

November 1, 2022After a nationwide search for the best and brightest sustainable school-improvement ideas, three students have been selected as the winners of the Propane Education & Research Council’s (PERC) “Be Like Jack” sustainability contest.

via School Transportation News

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EVs Become a Debate Topic Ahead of Midterm Elections

November 1, 2022Heading into November’s midterm elections, many Republican candidates are seeking to capitalize on voters’ concerns about inflation by targeting a key component of President Joe Biden’s climate agenda: electric vehicles.

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Electric School Buses Continue to Create Buzz, This Time in Nation’s Capital

October 31, 2022Following updates from six school bus OEMs on their electric offerings, state directors discussed the benefits and challenges of operating zero-emissions vehicles at the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services Annual Conference.

via School Transportation News

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DTNA Commits to Carbon-Neutral Truck Production

October 31, 2022Daimler Trucks North America’s Portland truck manufacturing plant is on track to meet carbon-neutral goals this year through reduced energy consumption and the offset of on-site emissions.

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Tesla Faces US Criminal Probe Around Self-Driving Claims

October 27, 2022U.S. prosecutors are investigating whether Tesla Inc. made misleading claims about the capabilities of its Autopilot driver assistance system, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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Nikola Gets Real on Hydrogen with 60 Stations Planned by 2026

October 21, 2022Hydrogen is critical to Nikola’s fuel cell truck ambitions. It plans to bundle the cost of its truck, maintenance and fuel for 1 million miles of driving into a seven-year lease.

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TeraWatt Plans California-Texas Corridor with Electric Heavy-Duty Charging Centers

October 21, 2022TeraWatt Infrastructure is developing a network of high-powered charging centers for heavy-duty and medium-duty electric trucks along the Interstate 10 highway, stretching from the Port of Long Beach-Los Angeles, California, to El Paso, Texas.

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Next Run on Less to Focus on Scaling Electric Trucks

October 20, 2022The North American Council for Freight Efficiency is planning a three-week Run on Less demonstration program to showcase electric trucks delivering real freight on real routes — and the charging systems they use.

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Tesla Semi to Deploy in 2023

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Tesla Plans to Build 50,000 Class 8 Semi Trucks in Nevada

October 20, 2022Tesla announced the launch of the Semi in 2017 and said the Class 8 truck would go into production by 2019. However, the program suffered repeated delays, including supply chain issues and the departure of a key executive.

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