Topic: Policy

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Coming Together on National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

October 21, 2020FCHEA spearheads this annual event by giving hydrogen its due through the celebration of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.

Fuel Cell Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA)

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.

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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.

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Alliance AutoGas Continues to Add to List of EPA Certifications

September 30, 2020To keep up with ever-evolving customer needs, Alliance AutoGas has been committed to the continued research and development of its engineered bi-fuel systems, while simultaneously growing its list of Environmental Protection Agency certifications.

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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.

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Rep. Bob Latta Introduces Self-Driving Vehicle Legislation

September 28, 2020House Republican policymakers aim to update the country’s rules pertaining to self-driving vehicles as the current session of Congress comes to a close.

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California governor signs order to mandate zero-emission trucks

September 24, 2020The California Air Resources Board will develop regulations to mandate that all operations of medium- and heavy-duty vehicles be 100% zero emission by 2045 “where feasible.” The mandate, however, takes effect for drayage trucks by 2035.

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Thyssenkrupp Elevator Joins Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance

September 24, 2020Thyssenkrupp Elevator has joined the Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance (CEVA) and is planning to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2040, with two-thirds of the carbon reductions coming from its vehicle fleet, as it transitions its North America fleet to battery or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

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Self-Driving Car Bill Reintroduced in House Minus Biggest Backer

September 24, 2020Legislation that would allow carmakers to sell as many as 100,000 self-driving vehicles per year in the U.S. is being reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, but one of its biggest cheerleaders is staying on the sidelines until next year.

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Minnesota electric vehicle programs to continue

September 24, 2020The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission’s (Commission) approval of Xcel Energy’s Electric Vehicle (EV) pilot programs and cost recovery mechanisms.

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Gov. Newsom Issues Order to Ban New Gas Car Sales in Calif. by 2035

September 23, 2020California Gov. Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order requiring the sale of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035. Although the order would require new cars to be zero-emission, it would not prevent Californians from owning gasoline-powered cars or selling them on the used car market.

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ACT 101: Overview of U.S. Environmental Policy

September 22, 2020Environmental policy in the U.S. has responded to the topic of climate change and the business environment for transportation.

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Peterbilt Model 220EV Qualifies for CARB HVIP Voucher

September 16, 2020The 2020 Peterbilt Model 220EV is now eligible for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project program by the California Air Resources Board.

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House Considers Electric Vehicles Legislation

September 14, 2020Senate-passed legislation meant to promote access to electric vehicles around the country will be under consideration before the U.S. House of Representatives this month.

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ACT Virtual Launches the Advanced Transportation Investor Summit

September 9, 2020ACT Virtual will host the first-of-its-kind Advanced Transportation Investor Summit focusing on investment trends in clean tech.

Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

TDEC Releases Solicitations for Projects Under VW Settlement

September 4, 2020The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation has released its third solicitation for projects under the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust.

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