Topic: Total Cost of Ownership

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Learn from Ford, SoCalGas on Deploying Electric Class 2-3 Vehicles in Your Fleet

Webinar Date: June 29, 2021 at 1:00pm PSTJoin ACT News, Ford, and several California public utilities for a complimentary webinar on how to deploy electric Class 2-3 vehicles on Tuesday, June 29 at 1pm PT.

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Why the Future of Long-Haul Heavy Trucking Probably Includes Lots of Hydrogen

June 15, 2021Technical experts and the climate-concerned public alike have long pushed the idea that the future will be one of clean electricity that powers just about all aspects of our life.

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Are ‘Near-Zero-Emissions’ Diesel Trucks Delaying Electric Vehicle Adoption?

June 11, 2021The newest generation of diesel trucks provides measurable efficiency improvements and reductions in emissions, but experts who view electric vehicles and other zero-emission vehicles as trucks of the future worry that improved diesel technology could delay the adoption of EVs.

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Fleet Electrification: Fact or Fiction?

Webinar Date: June 24, 2021 at 11:00am PSTJoin ACT News & XL Fleet on June 24 at 11 am PT for a complimentary webinar on topics critical to fleet electrification.

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The Commercial Pathway for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Webinar Date: June 30, 2021 at 10:00am PSTJoin ACT News and ACT Expo for a complimentary webinar on hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles on June 30 at 10 am PT.

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Realizing Revenue from Vehicle to Grid

Join ACT News and ACT Expo for a complimentary webinar on vehicle to grid (V2G) technology on June 22 at 10 am PT.

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Innovative Transit Agency Uses Planning, Partnership to Maximize Cost Savings with EVs

June 4, 2021The Central California transit fleet provides lessons learned for fleets to deploy electric transit buses while reducing emissions and costs.

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Drive System Design Optimizes In-House Tool to Identify Best Electrified Propulsion Systems for e-Mobility Applications

June 4, 2021Drive System Design, a company specializing in the rapid engineering and development of electrified propulsion systems and associated technologies, has made significant enhancements to the latest generation of its proprietary Electrified Powertrain Optimization Process.

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VW Starts Turning Greek Island into an EV Oasis

June 4, 2021Volkswagen launched its grand EV experiment on the Greek island of Astypalea this week, which the automaker plans to turn into a model for green mobility in Europe, using it as a lab of sorts for sustainable and carbon-neutral living.

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Shell, Penske Partner to Aid Decarbonization, Sustainability

June 2, 2021Shell Oil Company, Penske and Team Penske are collaborating to offer customers an integrated solution to help address emissions across multiple touchpoints in their supply chains, from warehouse facilities, vehicle and fleet technologies to sustainable transportation routes.

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DOE Tool Allows Consumers to Estimate Localized Upstream GHG Emissions for EVs and PHEVs

June 2, 2021The US Department of Energy has published a Beyond Tailpipe Emissions Calculator that provides estimates of total greenhouse gas emissions associated with driving an electric vehicle  or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, including emissions from the production of electricity used to power the vehicle.

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Jumping Into the Electric Vehicle Pool

June 2, 2021As the trucking industry moves from EV prototypes to those in full production, there’s no time to waste in joining the zero-emission strategy.

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Electric Truck Bootcamp #6: Maintenance, Training & Safety

Webinar Date: June 29, 2021 at 10:00am PSTJoin the sixth webinar in the Electric Truck Bootcamp series on June 15 at 10 am PT, hosted in partnership with NACFE and RMI.

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Renault BEV Sales Nearly Tripled In April 2021

June 1, 2021In April, the Renault brand (preliminary manufacturer’s data) increased sales of all-electric car sales to 7,118 globally (up 183% year-over-year). We must remember that a year ago, the market was affected by COVID-19 lockdowns.

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5 Electric Bus Makers Shifting Into Next Gear

June 1, 2021In the U.S., battery-electric buses are projected to remain the lowest-carbon option in every part of the country, even on current electricity grids. However, just 0.5 percent of the total U.S. public transit bus market consisted of electric buses at the end of 2017 — a nascent market when compared to deployment rates of 12-14...

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Fuel Cell Trucks Poised for More Fleet Buy-In

June 1, 2021As pilot tests for hydrogen-powered trucks ramp up in the U.S., trucking companies will have to decide if fuel cells are right for their fleet.

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