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What’s a Fair Way for EVs to Pay Their Fair Share for Highways?

October 30, 2023Advocacy efforts are really heating up now that electric vehicles — which don’t use gasoline or diesel, and so ride the roads for free — are a rapidly growing reality.

via Fleet Owner

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Upcoming EPA Webinars to Detail Clean School Bus Rebate Process

October 30, 2023Student transporters who are planning to apply for shares of $500 million in rebates for CNG, electric, and propane school buses can sign up for seven webinars over the next three months.  

via STN

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EV Platform Synop Offers Initiative to Enhance Software-Hardware Compatibility

October 27, 2023‘Works with Synop’ allows customers to explore what electric vehicle supply equipment is compatible with the company’s software. It also ensures users have a direct line to customer support.

via Fleet Owner

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Rizon Electric Trucks Receive EPA and CARB Certification

October 27, 2023Rizon, the newest brand of Daimler Truck commercial vehicles, has achieved full homologation in the United States, clearing the way for the sale of its Class 4 and 5 medium-duty electric trucks nationwide, the company said in a press release.

via HDT

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Tesla Says Justice Department Is Expanding Investigations

October 24, 2023Federal prosecutors have expanded investigations into Tesla beyond the electric vehicle maker’s partially automated driving systems, and they have issued subpoenas for information instead of simply requesting it.

via Transport Topics

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Hydrogen vs BEVs: Reaching Energy Independence

October 24, 2023Having energy independence for the United States will require generation, transmission, and distribution of both hydrogen and electricity as a power source for fleets of the future.

via Fleet Owner

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Hexagon Agility Expands CNG/RNG Capabilities in North Carolina

October 23, 2023With the addition of a new FleetCare facility earlier this year and the current expansion of a fuel system assembly plant, Hexagon Agility is growing its capabilities in North Carolina and preparing for what company leaders see as the coming growth of renewable natural gas in the trucking industry.

via HDT

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Utilities, Charging Companies Battle Over EV Fast Chargers, Slowing Deployment Amid Massive Needs

October 23, 2023Utilities and EV charger providers have found common ground in some areas but cannot agree on the utility role in fast charging deployment.

via Utility Dive

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Westport Demonstrates Hydrogen ICE Truck in Madrid

October 20, 2023Using its H2 HPDI fuel system, Westport Fuel Systems successfully carried out a refrigerated freight operation in the Spanish capital.

via Fleet Owner

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Electric Grids Could be the ‘Weak Link’ of Clean Energy Transition, IEA Warns

October 20, 2023IEA’s report includes a scenario — the Grid Delay Case — examining the potential impacts of slower grid development, relative to nations’ announced commitments.

via Utility Dive

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Autonomous Trucks Could Create Safer Roads, Better Jobs

October 19, 2023Autonomous truck developers and their industry partners see opportunities for this technology to not only unlock greater efficiency in freight transportation, but also to improve road safety and create more desirable jobs for professional drivers

via Transport Topics

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Bankrupt Proterra Delays Auctions of Electrification Businesses

October 19, 2023Bankrupt electric bus, battery and infrastructure developer Proterra Inc. has delayed the auction dates for its business units as interested bidders seek more time to explore what they would get.

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California Trucking Association Challenges CARB’s Advanced Clean Fleets Rule

October 18, 2023The California Trucking Association is challenging California’s Advanced Clean Fleets zero-emissions trucks mandate in court.

via HDT

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Tesla Sets Nov. 30 for Cybertruck Delivery

October 18, 2023Tesla Inc. is sticking with its full-year production forecast and promising its new Cybertruck by Nov. 30, even as it reported worse-than-expected earnings last quarter.

via Transport Topics

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California Governor Signs Bill Requiring Zero-Emissions School Bus Purchases by 2035

October 16, 2023Gov. Gavin Newsom ended the suspense by putting his signature to Assembly Bill 579, which will require upwards of $5 billion to complete the state’s transition to zero-emissions school buses.  

via STN

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TeraWatt Acquires 2 Heavy-Duty EV Charging Sites

October 16, 2023TeraWatt Infrastructure has acquired two heavy-duty electric fleet charging sites across the Inland Empire in California that will go live in early 2025.

via HDT