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ROUSH CleanTech’s Battery-Electric Ford F-650 Achieves HVIP Eligibility

January 26, 2021ROUSH CleanTech’s Ford F-650 battery-electric truck has achieved California Hybrid and Zero-emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) eligibility listing. The all-electric F-650 has a maximum speed of 65 miles per hour and a 100-mile range.

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PERC: Propane Offers More Direct Path to Decarbonization that EVs

January 26, 2021Propane-fueled medium-duty and heavy-duty (MD-HD) internal combustion engine vehicles provide a lower carbon footprint solution in 38 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., when compared to MD-HD electric vehicles (EVs) charged using the electrical grid, according to a comparative analysis recently released by the Propane Education & Research Council.

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Peugeot Announces Next-Generation Electric Partner Compact Van

January 26, 2021Peugeot officially announced the next generation all-electric small van, the Peugeot e-Partner, which will join the mid-size van Peugeot e-Expert and large van Peugeot e-Boxer later this year.

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IVECO boosts commitment to NGVs to achieve zero-emission mobility

January 26, 2021IVECO continues with its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and protecting the environment. Since it began to develop natural gas technology for the transport of goods more than 20 years ago, the manufacturer has managed to reduce CO2 emissions in the logistics processes of its Madrid and Valladolid plants in 2020, it has sold...

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New report highlights recommendations from national transit experts for zero-emission buses

January 26, 2021The Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) has released a new report containing recommendations for the adoption of zero-emission transit vehicles.

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President Biden: We’ll Replace The Entire Fleet Of Federal Vehicles With EVs

January 26, 2021President Biden isn’t wasting any time in making his policy clear on electric vehicles. In a speech today, less than one week into his Presidency, Biden announced that he plans to replace all federal vehicles in service with domestically-made EVs.

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6 alternative fuel vehicle questions for Ryder’s CTO

January 26, 2021FreightWaves interviewed Richard Mohr, Ryder’s chief technology officer and VP of new products, to learn more about the alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) solutions that Ryder System offers customers.

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Airline shows commitment to sustainable aviation fuel

January 26, 2021“Sustainable aviation fuel is not necessarily the same as biofuel. The fact that something is made from organic raw materials, does not necessarily imply that it is sustainable. This led to some confusion,” explained Karel Bockstael, vice president of Sustainability at KLM.

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Follow the Money if You’re Tracking Autonomous Truck Technology

January 26, 2021“Follow the money,” the old saying goes. And right now, there is a serious glut of cash flowing into the coffers of autonomous truck start-up companies. And perhaps more important, there have been several high-profile partnerships announced between OEMs and autonomous tech companies that indicate the pedal is to the metal on getting this technology...

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DTNA, SoCal Edison, Schneider Cooperate on Electric Truck Expansion

January 25, 2021Daimler Trucks North America announced Southern California Edison, the primary electricity supply company for much of Southern California, used a Freightliner eCascadia from DTNA to deliver an electrical transformer to a Schneider terminal in Los Angeles.

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President Biden plans to fund clean transportation.

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Will the Biden Administration Fund our Clean Transportation Future?

January 25, 2021The Biden Plan and modifications to well-funded incentive programs will dramatically change how fleets access and secure clean vehicle funds.

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Rivian On A Roll: Here’s Why It May Win The Electric Pickup Truck Race

January 25, 2021Rivian plans to be the first to bring an electric pickup truck to market, but there’s a whole lot more to the story.

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Georgia Tech team develops AI to read EV charging station reviews to find infrastructure gaps

January 25, 2021A team from Georgia Tech has developed an AI that can analyze user reviews of electric vehicle charging stations, allowing it accurately to identify places where there are insufficient or out-of-service stations. An open-access paper on the work is published in the journal Patterns.

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Phoenix Motorcars delivers two electric Class 4 utility trucks to Port of Oakland

January 25, 2021Phoenix Motorcars, which was recently acquired by SPI Energy, a provider of photovoltaic and EV solutions, has delivered two all-electric Z500 Class 4 utility trucks to the Port of Oakland, one of California’s largest ports.

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Hexagon Agility is formed, gets order for new TITAN® 53 mobile pipelines

January 25, 2021As of January 1, 2021, Hexagon Mobile Pipeline combined with Agility Fuel Solutions to form Hexagon Agility. The new company has received an order for TITAN® 53 transport modules with a total estimated value of USD $5.7 million. The modules will be delivered in the second quarter of 2021.

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Nuvve and IoTecha to deploy bidirectional EV charging system for V2G applications

January 25, 2021San Diego-based vehicle-to-grid (V2G) pioneer Nuvve and smart charging specialist IoTecha are joining forces to deploy and commercialize a bidirectional EV charging solution that uses the CCS standard and supports the ISO/IEC15118 protocol.

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