Topic: Policy

World EV Day

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World EV Day Driving eMobility Message Forward

September 9, 2022After a whirlwind of electric vehicle (EV) developments in the past few years, transportation sectors around the world have taken notice and are increasingly moving towards setting zero-emission goals with the help of EVs.

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NACFE Podcast: GNA CEO Navigates the Future of Fleet Sustainability

August 30, 2022GNA CEO Erik Neandross recently joined NACFE's Mike Roeth to discuss working with OEMs and fleets on transitioning to clean fuels, the importance of TCO, and the main drivers of the accelerated sustainable transportation movement.

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Blue, purple and red Semi trucks climbs Interstate Hill In Heavy Traffic

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EPA Seeks Small-Business Input on Phase 3 GHG Rules for Trucks, Buses

August 24, 2022The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is inviting small businesses to give it feedback on the agency’s proposed Phase 3 greenhouse gas emissions rules.

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Electric School Buses Expected to Remain Unaffected by SCOTUS Ruling Against EPA

August 22, 2022Many clean energy and climate action advocates were deeply concerned by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in West Virginia v. EPA, which struck down the never-implemented Clean Power Plan to regulate greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act.  

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Inflation Reduction Act Devotes $3 Billion to USPS ZEVs, Infrastructure

August 18, 2022The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which devotes billions of dollars toward fighting climate change, reducing prescription drug costs, and more, includes $3 billion to boost the U.S. Postal Service’s zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) goals.

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Oklahoma, Arkansas Collaborate on Advanced Mobility Research, Technologies

August 18, 2022Governors Kevin Stitt and Asa Hutchinson have joined together to position the Oklahoma-Arkansas region as a national hub for advanced mobility (AM) with the support of partners Tulsa Innovation Labs and Runway Group.

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Congress Approves Incentive Boost for EV Truck Purchases

August 15, 2022Congress recently passed climate legislation with tax incentives aimed at speeding adoption of medium and heavy-duty trucks, particularly those serving the last-mile delivery sector.

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Blue, purple and red Semi trucks climbs Interstate Hill In Heavy Traffic

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EMA Withdraws CARB Emissions Challenge

August 15, 2022The Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA) has withdrawn a lawsuit against the California Air Resources Board challenging the timing of its emissions regulations.

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U.S. Senators Introduce Bill Supporting RNG

August 11, 2022U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D) from Virgina and Richard Burr (R) from North Carolina introduced the Renewable Natural Gas Incentive Act, a bipartisan legislation that provides a $1 per gallon tax credit for renewable natural gas used as a transportation fuel, further supporting clean and efficient and transportation across the country.

via NGV Journal

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FHWA Charting Path for National EV Charging Network

August 9, 2022Due to a lack of national standards and different practices at electric vehicle charging stations, the Federal Highway Administration is preparing to establish regulations that shape what those stations must be like in states that receive federal funds.

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Advanced Clean Fleets

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CARB’s Advanced Clean Fleets Regulation Will Transform California’s Fleets

August 9, 2022The Advanced Clean Fleets regulation is set to transform California’s medium and heavy-duty diesel fleets to zero emissions vehicles in less than 20 years.

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Santa Monica Big Blue Bus runs on RNG.

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U.S. Senators Introduce Bill Supporting RNG for Vehicles

August 3, 2022U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D) from Virgina and Richard Burr (R) from North Carolina introduced the Renewable Natural Gas Incentive Act, a bipartisan legislation that provides a $1 per gallon tax credit for renewable natural gas used as a transportation fuel, further supporting clean and efficient and transportation across the country.

via NGV Journal

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First-of-a-Kind N.Y. Offshore Wind Plan Shows Grid Challenge

August 1, 2022New York deepened its commitments to offshore wind recently, announcing it would buy power from a large suite of projects while adding requirements for transmission that could set a national precedent.

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ACT Expo 2023 Call for Abstracts Now Open

July 28, 2022ACT Expo is looking for dynamic and forward-thinking industry leaders to present case studies and compelling presentations across all weight classes and transportation sectors.

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U.S., Canadian Initiative Aims to Accelerate Transition to Zero-Emission Trucks

July 27, 2022The Multi-State Medium and Heavy-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicle initiative recently released an action plan to fight rising diesel exhaust emissions. Seventeen states, as well as the District of Columbia and Quebec, are participating in the initiative.

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Connecticut Law Targets Truck Emissions

July 26, 2022A new Connecticut law includes several measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector, including from medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

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