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Propane Vehicle Conversion Rebates Available for 5 States

May 21, 2021Michigan truck and bus fleets are getting $4,000 rebates when they buy a new propane vehicle or propane vehicle conversion. Propane vehicle rebates are available until Dec. 31, 2021, or until funding lasts.

via Fleet Forward

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Pennsylvania DEP Awards $3.4M in Alternative Fuel Grants

May 19, 2021The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded more than $3.4 million in 2020 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants to 20 clean fuel transportation projects statewide that will help improve air quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

via Green Fleet Magazine

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NCTD Lands $4M Grant for Hydrogen Fueling Station

May 19, 2021California’s North County Transit District announced that the California Energy Commission has awarded the agency a $4 million grant to construct a hydrogen fueling station at its West Division BREEZE Facility in Oceanside.  

via Metro Magazine

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XL Fleet Expands Electrification Solutions with World Energy Acquisition

May 19, 2021XL Fleet Corp., a provider of fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has acquired World Energy Efficiency Services LLC for total cash and stock consideration of approximately $16 million.

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Electric Truck Bootcamp #5: Incentives for Electrification

The fifth webinar in the Electric Truck Bootcamp series explains how incentives can drive electrification forward.

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BYD Unveils List of HVIP Eligible Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 18, 2021BYD says buyers of its line of U.S.-made battery-electric transit buses, motor coaches and heavy-duty trucks are eligible for $165 million in funds through the California Air Resources Board  Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project.

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Pennsylvania awards $3.4M to projects helping cut vehicle emissions

May 18, 2021The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection awarded more than $3.4 million in 2020 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants  to 20 cleaner fuel transportation projects statewide that will help improve air quality and public health and reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address climate change.

via NGV Journal

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Minnesotans Weigh In on Vehicle Electrification Priorities, Barriers

May 18, 2021Electric vehicle charging opportunities should be prioritized as a strategy as Minnesota embraces transportation electrification, according to participants of a public engagement session held May 17.

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Utah Transit Agencies Award GILLIG Battery-Electric Bus Contract

May 18, 2021The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) and Park City Transit have awarded GILLIG a $44.2 million contract for 44 battery-electric buses with an option of 95 additional buses over five years.

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US House Lawmakers Support $8 Billion For Electric Postal Cars

May 17, 2021According to a recent report from Automotive News, the US House of Representatives has already pushed forward new language that would work to approve $8 billion for the US Postal Service. The money would assist in assuring that the postal service can update its fleet with electric cars or other zero-emission vehicles.

via Inside EVs

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Deposits keep TuSimple on pace for driverless trucks by 2024

May 17, 2021Ten fleets put down deposits on nearly 7,000 Navistar tractors running TuSimple’s self-driving solution that would run across the Southern U.S. by 2024 and possibly curtail the industry’s driver shortage.

via Fleet Owner

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Advocates Seek Funding for California Hydrogen Infrastructure

May 17, 2021In a letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom, executives of 25 multinational companies — including cellcentric, Cummins and Nikola Motor Co. — called for major new investments in hydrogen infrastructure in California,

via Transport Topics

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Hyundai to Build EVs in U.S. Under $7.4B Spending Plan

May 14, 2021Hyundai and Kia will monitor market conditions and the U.S. government’s EV policy as they finalize plans to enhance their U.S. production facilities and gradually expand local EV production.

via Wards Auto

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Q&A: Greenlots CEO on infrastructure bill, future of EVs

May 13, 2021The $2.25 trillion American Jobs Plan has plenty of money for electric vehicle adoption and building out charging infrastructure. But is the charging sector ready to meet government goals of 500,000 stations?

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Hyliion still shows no sales even as hybrid truck deliveries grow

May 12, 2021Hyliion now has delivered 30 trucks with its electronic axle-based hybrid system that boosts the power and efficiency of a diesel or natural gas-powered Class 8 truck.

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Cuomo Allots Additional $30 Million to Drive Clean Rebate Program

May 10, 2021New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says an additional $30 million is now available through New York’s Drive Clean Rebate program to encourage more consumers to lease or purchase an all-electric car or plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle.

via NGT News