Topic: Fuel Procurement

Penske Truck Expands Heavy-Duty EV Charging Network

August 10, 2020Penske Truck Leasing, a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquartered in Reading, Pa., has opened its sixth heavy-duty electric vehicle (EV) charging station in Southern California.

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Lightning Systems’ new energy division offers turnkey fleet charging solutions

August 10, 2020Lightning Systems, a Colorado-based manufacturer of commercial EVs, has launched a new division that will offer charging technologies and services to commercial and government fleets.

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Cox and Georgia Power Complete Large Fleet EV Charging Installation

August 10, 2020Cox Automotive announced completion of one of the largest electric vehicle (EV) charging single property installations in the southeast. The installation is at Cox Mobility’s Pivet Atlanta facility, located between downtown Atlanta and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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Hydrogen fuel: Linchpin of electric truck maker Nikola’s business

August 10, 2020The focus on the stock price gyrations of electric truck startup Nikola Corp. (NASDAQ: NKLA) overlooks a major part of its business plan — making and selling hydrogen fuel for its fuel cell trucks and anyone who wants it.

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Electric Trucks

What Can the Evolution of NGVs Teach Us about the Future of Electric Trucks?

August 6, 2020Today’s robust NGV marketplace wasn’t built overnight. What lessons can be learned about the challenges awaiting manufacturers of tomorrow’s electric trucks?

CU Boulder gets grant for electric vehicle engineering research center

August 6, 2020CU Boulder’s new engineering research center will focus on developing infrastructure and systems to facilitate widespread adoption of electric vehicles, the university said Tuesday.

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Octillion Power Systems Launches Battery-Leasing Program

August 6, 2020Octillion Power Systems, a global provider of advanced lithium-ion storage systems for electric mobility, has debuted a new demonstrator program for battery-leasing that allows for batteries to be leased to fleet customers when they purchase vehicles.

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Agility Fuel CNG Roof Mount Fuel System

Agility introduces new and improved roof-mount CNG fuel systems for refuse trucks

August 6, 2020Agility Fuel Solution, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, introduced its new third-generation roof-mount compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system for Automated Side Loader, Rear End Loader and Front End Loader refuse collection vehicles.

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Fleet Electrification: Level 2 or DC Fast Charging?

August 5, 2020In the era of Electrification 1.0, fleet first adopters coped with only a handful of electric passenger car models and unmanaged Level 2 charging technology. Today — yes, only five years later — fleets have a wider range of vehicle choices that will soon expand to commercial vehicles.

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ChargePoint Raises Another $127M as EV Charging Wars Heat Up

August 5, 2020ChargePoint has raised $127 million, its latest massive round of equity financing to build out a U.S. and European charging network to meet the needs of a fast-growing global electric vehicle fleet.

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Global EV Charging Stations Top 1 Million

August 5, 2020The electric vehicle industry has quietly hit one of its biggest milestones to date, as the number of public charging plugs around the world ticks above the 1 million mark. The options for juicing up a car that runs on electrons crossed the seven-figure threshold sometime in May, having doubled in just three years, according...

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PG&E Electric Bus Charging

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California aims to address widespread ZEV adoption challenges

August 3, 2020California is pushing for transportation emissions reductions via the Advanced Clean Trucks regulation. However, zero-emission vehicles, which are more costly than diesel and gas-powered trucks, lack the needed infrastructure.

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Electrification could come at expense of internal combustion vehicles

August 2, 2020Electrification in the automobile industry has been steadily increasing, as seen in the rise in its percentage share of new vehicles manufactured every year. Globally, Europe and Asia have been the biggest proponents of electric vehicles.

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Lightning Systems launches new energy division to provide charging solutions to fleets

July 31, 2020Lightning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of zero-emission commercial electric vehicles, has launched Lightning Energy, a new division that offers charging technologies and services to commercial and government fleets.

via Green Car Congress

Nikola’s Trevor Milton Says Future of Trucking Is Hydrogen Based

July 30, 2020Nikola Corp. founder and Executive Chairman Trevor Milton believes the hydrogen fuel cell technology that powers his company’s trucks can place Nikola at the forefront of global efforts to toughen clean-air rules while also providing a truck that meets the needs of commercial fleets.

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