Topic: Funding

VTNA Awarded $21.7 Million in Grants to Deploy Electric Trucks

October 19, 2020Volvo Trucks North America announced it was awarded $21.7 million in federal and state grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for regional freight distribution and drayage.

via Transport Topics

BBVA USA offers loan discounts on alternative fuel commercial vehicles

October 19, 2020BBVA USA has unveiled its second product geared towards environmental sustainability, announcing a rate discount on secured term loans for fuel-efficient commercial vehicles.

via NGV Journal

California Targets Nearly $400M to Fill Gaps in EV Charging Infrastructure

October 16, 2020The California Energy Commission is putting a “down payment” of $384 million over the next three years on the electric-vehicle charging and zero-emission vehicle infrastructure needed to meet Governor Gavin Newsom’s pledge to end sales of new gasoline-powered cars by 2035.

via Greentech Media

Linear Labs raises $6 million to expand EV motor manufacturing in Texas

October 15, 2020Electric motor manufacturer Linear Labs has raised an additional $6 million in funding to further develop manufacturing capabilities and grow its employee base.

via Charged EVs

Workhorse gets $200 million to advance electric van production

October 12, 2020Workhorse Group is selling $200 million in new debt to build up cash it needs to increase production of its electric delivery vans. It is also converting a more expensive note to new stock.

via Freightwaves

PSCSC Approves Duke Energy Electric Transportation Pilots

October 9, 2020The Public Service Commission of South Carolina  has approved two Duke Energy electric transportation pilot programs that will allow South Carolina to join other states in deploying EV infrastructure to meet the needs of this growing market.

via NGT News

US Fuel Cell Truck Startup Hyzon Gets Investment From French Oil Giant

October 9, 2020Total SE is making an investment as part of a small funding round in U.S. fuel cell truck startup Hyzon Motors, an effort by the French oil giant to boost development of cleaner energy sources.

via Transport Topics

EV Heavy-Duty Truck

Reducing the Cost of Medium- and Heavy-Duty EVs and Speeding up ROI

Join ACT News & San Diego Gas & Electric for am EV webinar on October 21 at 10am PT to learn about funding opportunities for deploying EVs.

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Canada May Extend Zero-Emissions-Vehicle Subsidies

October 5, 2020The Canadian government is likely to extend its Incentives for Zero-Emission Vehicles subsidy program, the Canadian Automobile Dealers Assn. predicts.

via WardsAuto

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New Mack LR Electric Demonstration Vehicle Introduced by DSNY for Climate Week NYC

October 2, 2020Mack Trucks delivered a Mack LR Electric refuse truck for demonstration to New York City Department of Sanitation during Climate Week NYC.

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CALACT Enables Easy Purchase of Phoenix Motorcars’ ZEUS Vehicles

October 2, 2020Phoenix Motorcars’ ZEUS Zero Emission Shuttles was selected as an eligible vehicle by the Morongo Basin Transit Authority and California Association for Coordinated Transportation purchasing cooperative.

via Metro Magazine

Calculating the total cost of ownership for electric trucks

October 1, 2020Green technologies in the trucking industry bring many promises, including the potential for lower costs. From electric trucks to hydrogen fuel-cell trucks and hybrid engines, fleets stand to gain by investing in modern options.

via Transport Dive

SDG&E Launches Charging Infrastructure for Trucks & More

October 1, 2020As part of its commitment to support California’s climate action goals and help build a clean energy economy, San Diego Gas & Electric announced the launch of Power Your Drive for Fleets, a large-scale program that will enable charging infrastructure to support the transition to zero-emission buses, trucks, forklifts, and other medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and...

via Green Fleet Magazine

California utility launches fleet charging program

September 30, 2020San Diego Gas & Electric announced today the launch of Power Your Drive for Fleets, the first large-scale program of its kind in the region that will provide charging infrastructure to support the transition to zero-emission buses, trucks, forklifts and other medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment.

via Hard Working Trucks

Electrifying California Cars Could Crush the Grid, or Save It

September 28, 2020Electrifying all new cars in California could be an immense burden on the state’s struggling power grid — or a whole new line of defense against blackouts.

via Transport Topics

Lightning Systems electric shuttle buses now offered on CALACT purchasing contract

September 25, 2020Communities throughout California can now purchase all-electric shuttle buses and ADA-equipped vans from Lightning Systems on a new California Association for Coordinated Transportation (CALACT) cooperative purchasing contract.

via Green Car Congress