Topic: Total Cost of Ownership

EV Charging Infrastructure: Who’s Got the Plug?

October 20, 2020Last month the world hit a new milestone as the number of public electric vehicle charging stations reached the one million mark.

via Clean Fleet Report

BBVA USA offers loan discounts on alternative fuel commercial vehicles

October 19, 2020BBVA USA has unveiled its second product geared towards environmental sustainability, announcing a rate discount on secured term loans for fuel-efficient commercial vehicles.

via NGV Journal

Sustainability ranks high among shippers’ priorities, study shows

October 9, 2020More than 80% of shippers say they are more focused on sustainable business practices today than they were three years ago—and they say their supply chains are vital to achieving “green” goals.

via Supply Chain Quarterly

Hyliion’s secret sauce isn’t electricity, it’s managing its use

October 8, 2020Hyliion points to natural gas fueling the on-board generator that makes electricity to power heavy-duty hybrid trucks. But the real mojo is unseen algorithms that manage the power for better fuel efficiency.

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EV Heavy-Duty Truck

Reducing the Cost of Medium- and Heavy-Duty EVs and Speeding up ROI

Watch this EV webinar from ACT News & San Diego Gas & Electric to learn about funding opportunities for deploying EVs.

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Global Feed Ecotrans will have a 90% natural gas powered fleet next year

October 6, 2020The history of Global Feed Ecotrans begins in 2013, the result of the union of two companies with more than two centuries of experience in the transport sector: Traginers del Vendrell S.L. and Transportes Ojechar, S.L. Together with IVECO, they share the same objective: the search for sustainable and efficient road transport.

via NGV Journal

Oil giant Total acquires London charging network

October 5, 2020Total, along with fellow European oil giants BP and Shell, has been buying up assets all along the EV charging value chain.

via Charged Electric Vehicles Magazine

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.

via WardsAuto

Electric Transit Bus

How to Succeed with Pilot and Production-Scale Transit Electric Bus Fleet Deployments – Part 1: The Smart Way to Execute a Successful Pilot

Watch this webinar recording from ACT News & AMPLY to learn key things fleets need to consider when executing a pilot program for succesful EV deployment.

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Chevron brings biomethane to the California’s vehicle fuels market

September 28, 2020California Bioenergy LLC (CalBio), Chevron U.S.A. Inc. and local dairy farmers announced their joint venture, CalBioGas LLC, successfully achieved first renewable natural gas production from dairy farms in Kern County.

via NGV Journal

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.

via Transport Topics

The Roadmap to True Zero: Targeting not only CO2 but aviation’s total environmental impact

September 28, 2020Through the COVID crisis, it has been extremely heartening to see the aviation and aerospace sectors continue to focus on and, in some cases, redouble their commitment to decarbonisation, writes Nikhil Sachdeva of global strategy consulting firm Roland Berger.

via Green Air

Advances coming to EV battery cells, charging infrastructure

September 24, 2020At ACT Virtual Sept. 22, Volvo Trucks and Lion Electric shared details on how charging infrastructure is advancing.

via Truck News

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.

via Fleet Forward

PERC releases online resource highlighting maintenance advantages of propane autogas

September 21, 2020To highlight the ease of propane autogas vehicle maintenance, the Propane Education & Research Council released an online resource for fleet owners interested in lowering their maintenance costs and downtime.

via VehicleServicePros.com

School Buses Fueled with Propane Autogas

Propane Autogas School Bus Success Translates to Commercial Fleets

September 15, 2020School bus fleets are successfully transitioning to propane autogas, which shows this energy source can also be used in commercial fleets.

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