Topic: Fleet Investments

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Overcoming Funding Barriers to Meet Immediate Fleet Sustainability Goals

October 20, 2021Fleet-friendly, accessible, and technology-neutral funding sources are an integral part of the transition to cleaner technology that best fits the needs of the over the road freight industry.

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Amazon’s New Net-Zero Carbon Pledge is Focused on the Oceans

October 20, 2021Amazon and IKEA are among the major companies pushing the ocean shipping industry to adopt zero-carbon fuel sources for vessels by 2040.

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NYC Announces $75 Million in Funding for Electric Vehicles and Infrastructure to Expand Greenest Municipal Fleet

October 12, 2021In NYC, the addition of EVs and charging infrastructure helps support the goal of transitioning to an all-electric fleet by 2040.

Empire Clean Cities

Valley Fleet Support Promotes Evolving Emission Reductions for Fleets

October 12, 2021An upcoming Valley Fleet Support webinar will discuss the available options for alternative fuels and vehicles for fleets in the Central Valley.

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BYD, Levo Deploying Close to 5,000 BEVs for U.S. Fleets

October 6, 2021BYD and Levo Mobility LLC are collaborating to integrate Nuvve Holding Corp.’s vehicle-to-grid technology with a mix of BYD BEV and plans for joint deployment of up to 5,000 BEVs over the next five years. Levo Mobility is a joint venture of Nuvve, Stonepeak Partners LP affiliates and Evolve Transition Infrastructure LP that provides fleet-as-a-service...

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Optimal-EV Signs Vicinity as North American Dealer for EV Product Line

October 6, 2021Vicinity Motor Corp., a supplier of electric, CNG, gas and clean diesel vehicles, has signed a licensing and marketing agreement with Optimal-EV, a low-floor electric shuttle bus company, to serve as the exclusive North American distributor of its all-electric product line through Vicinity’s dealer network.

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Lightning eMotors and Ricardo Partner to Provide Commercial EVs to UK Customers

October 6, 2021Ricardo and Lightning eMotors, a leading US-based provider of medium-duty commercial electric vehicles for fleets, have entered into a strategic partnership agreement to deploy commercial electric vehicles in the UK, a market with more than 700,000 commercial vehicles in operation today.

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A New Way to Track Truck Pollution

October 5, 2021Until now, there has been no method to attribute air pollution to individual companies that rely on and pay for trucks to move their goods. A new peer-reviewed framework enables the calculation of local health impacts from diesel trucks based on a company’s market share and public information about their industry sector.

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Industry Aims at Refocusing Zero-Emission Efforts to National Level

September 29, 2021As several states move to adopt requirements for zero-emission vehicles, manufacturers have even more reason to call for national uniformity.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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Run on Less Finale Focuses on Electrification Feasibility

September 28, 2021The Run on Less demonstration followed 13 fleets throughout North America as they delivered real freight in battery-electric trucks.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

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ACT Expo 2021: Volvo Trucks, Dependable Highway Express, SunPower Advance Sustainable Supply Chains

August 31, 2021A new sustainable freight initiative to transport solar photovoltaics (PV) products using solar-powered Volvo VNR Electric trucks was announced at ActExpo 2021.

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ACT Expo 2021: WattEV to Break Ground on First Electric Truck Stop

August 31, 2021WattEV Inc. has announced that not only have they secured funding for its electric truck stop but is expected to break ground in late October.

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ACT Expo 2021: Navistar Launches eMV Electric Trucks, eMobility Mobile Educational Unit

August 31, 2021Navistar announced the availability of its electric International eMV Series trucks, as well as the NEXTperience mobile unit to train dealers and customers on eMobility.

ACT Expo

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ACT Fleet Forum Announces New Clean Fleet Education, Opens Membership to Public Sector and Small Fleets

August 18, 2021Organizers of the ACT Fleet Forum announced the year’s upcoming programming on cutting-edge technology and opened membership to new participating fleets.

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ACT Expo Announces Roster of Innovative Speakers

August 10, 2021As always, the list of speakers presenting at the annual ACT Expo is filled with North America’s leading fleet operators and top industry executives.

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The Race to Net Zero

August 5, 2021Countries around the world are realizing that reaching net zero emissions in the transportation sector is the quickest way to reduce GHG.