Topic: Infrastructure Development

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.

via Fleet Forward

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.

via Greentech Media

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...

via Transport Topics Online

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South Coast AQMD to Offer Funding for Zero-Emission Class 8 Freight and Port Drayage Trucks

August 5, 2020South Coast AQMD to host webinar to learn about funding for zero-emission Class 8 freight and port drayage trucks on August 12th.

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Electrify Fleet Cost Savings with PG&E’s New Business EV Rates

Webinar Date: August 19, 2020 at 10:00am PSTJoin ACT News & PG&E on 8/19 at 10am PT for a free webinar on how to reduce energy costs for an EV fleet with PG&E’s new Business EV rates.

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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.

via Fleet Owner

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.

via Transport Topics Online

Utah Inland Port Authority unveils alternative fuel mobility projects

July 30, 2020The Utah Inland Port Authority (UIPA) and Dominion Energy Utah have signed a Joint Cooperation Statement aimed at reducing air pollution and improving energy efficiency within the UIPA jurisdictional area.

via NGV Journal

Lightning Energy to Provide Charging Services to Fleets

July 30, 2020Lightning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of zero-emission commercial electric vehicles, announced the launch of Lightning Energy, a new division that offers charging technologies and services to commercial and government fleets.

via Metro Magazine

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State of Sustainable Fleets Reports on Clean Tech Across Fuels & Sectors

July 29, 2020The State of Sustainable Fleets report is the first technology-neutral industry resource across all fuels and technology sectors.

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EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: EMUHSD is Introducing Zero-Emission Transportation Options to the School District

July 29, 2020An ACT Virtual Executive Interview with Lena Luna, Facility and Energy Manager, to learn how EMUHSC is updating their fleet with EV School buses.

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Looking to Accelerate Fleet Electrification After COVID-19? Start with a Hybrid

July 29, 2020Commercial and municipal fleets throughout North America are adopting hybrid electric vehicles in large volumes today, with immediate fuel economy.

Edmonton Transit Service to deploy 40 Proterra Catalyst E2 Max electric buses and charging infrastructure

July 29, 2020Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) has unveiled first 21 Proterra electric buses, the first installment of 40 that it plans to deploy this year, as well as a new, purpose-built electric bus garage. ETS, which serves the capital of Alberta, Canada, with a fleet of over 900 buses, will begin putting its new electric buses into...

via ChargedEVs

ACT Virtual EV Charging Workshop

“Staying Plugged In: ACT’s Annual EV Charging Workshop” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series

July 28, 2020Join ACT Expo's annual Fleet EV Charging Workshop at ACT Virtual, a 4-month, online education series that will spotlight the trends, policies, and technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

How Will Plug-and-Charge Technology Benefit Fleets?

July 27, 2020Tritium CTO James Kennedy says the technology will be “as simple as how we charge our phones, but with the added benefit of charging our bank accounts at the same time.”

via Fleet Forward