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Investors, Buyers Losing Interest in ‘Speculative’ Renewable Projects

August 24, 2023LevelTen Energy has seen a decline in both the size and number of bids on their platform in recent months, according to an August report.

via Utility Dive

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Volvo Enters LNG Truck Pilot with Linde Canada

August 23, 2023The Canadian gas and engineering company will deploy five Volvo FH liquid natural gas-powered trucks to measure performance and emission reduction.

via Fleet Owner

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CARB Sets up Unit to Help Fleets Navigate California’s Clean Fleets Rule

August 23, 2023With the first requirements of the California Advanced Clean Fleets (ACF) rule looming at the start of 2024, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) is rolling out a program to push the adoption of zero-emission vehicles in the state.

via FreightWaves

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Cruise to Cut San Francisco Fleet in Half After Crashes

August 22, 2023General Motors’ Cruise autonomous vehicle unit has agreed to cut its fleet of San Francisco robotaxis in half as authorities investigate two recent crashes in the city.

via Transport Topics

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Georgia Prioritizes Hydrogen Fueling Station Development

August 22, 2023Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has instructed the Georgia Department of Transportation to begin exploring ways to accelerate the development of hydrogen fueling stations in the Peach State.

via HDT

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Kodiak Robotics, Pilot Open 1st Autonomous Truckport

August 21, 2023The truckport will be used by Kodiak to launch and land its autonomous trucks and serve as a hub for drivers to pick and drop off loads for first- and last-mile deliveries.

via FreightWaves

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Electric Truck Challenges, in a Photo

August 21, 2023Even as Tesla takes the lead in various charging and storage technologies, Musk can’t control everything. As with other commercial EV manufacturers and fleets, he’s at the mercy of the infrastructure.

via Fleet Owner

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Proterra Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

August 17, 2023Proterra, a provider of battery and drivetrain technology for electric school buses and transit buses, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, but no immediate impact is expected for customers of the current “Jouley” Saf-T-Liner C2 model manufactured by Thomas Built Buses.

via STN

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Cummins, Chevron Add Renewable Fuels to Collaboration

August 17, 2023The new collaboration is expected to encompass other liquid renewable fuels, such as renewable gasoline blends, biodiesel, and renewable diesel.

via HDT

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TeraWatt Commences Charging Center Construction Near LAX

August 16, 2023Setting up shop at a closed Cooper Motors repair shop, charging network developer TeraWatt Infrastructure Inc. broke ground on Aug. 8 developing a charging station in Inglewood, near Los Angeles International Airport.

via Charged Fleet

EV Maker VinFast Soars in Nasdaq Debut

August 15, 2023VinFast Auto Ltd. soared in its debut as a public company, vaulting its market capitalization beyond that of General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co., as traders flipped shares of the electric vehicle maker.

via Transport Topics

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Amazon Dinged for Coming Up Short on Carbon-Emission Actions

August 14, 2023Four years into a plan to eliminate its carbon emissions, Inc. has lost a key endorsement from the world’s leading watchdog of corporate climate goals.

via Transport Topics

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Nikola Recalls More than 200 Electric Trucks Following Battery-Pack Fires

August 14, 2023Nikola is recalling 209 Class 8 Tre battery-electric tractors after an investigation of battery pack fires at its facilities this summer.

via HDT

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EPA’s Emissions Plan Runs Into Skepticism

August 8, 2023The U.S. government’s most ambitious plan ever to slash planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions from passenger vehicles faces skepticism both about how realistic it is and whether it goes far enough.

via Transport Topics

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NY Launches $12 Million EV and Electric Grid Integration Initiative

August 8, 2023New York has announced a $12 million initiative to support the development and demonstration of innovative, replicable solutions that advance electric vehicle adoption and the integration of electric vehicles with the electric grid.

via HDT

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US DOE Releases 2023 Critical Materials Assessment to Evaluate Supply Chain Security for Clean Energy Technologies

August 1, 2023The US Department of Energy (DOE) released its 2023 Critical Materials Assessment (2023 CMA), which evaluated materials for their criticality to global clean energy technology supply chains. Based on the results of the Assessment, DOE has determined the 2023 DOE Critical Materials List of energy-specific critical and near-critical materials through 2035.

via Green Car Congress