Topic: Total Cost of Ownership

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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

During the sixth webinar in the series, experts discussed the industry's plans to train technicians, drivers, and more to safely operate electric trucks.

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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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N.J. Transit Unveils Roadmap to 100 Percent Zero-Emissions Bus Fleet by 2040

June 1, 2021N.J. Transit said it will continue to aggressively advance its zero-emissions bus program as it released its roadmap to a 100 percent zero-emission bus fleet by 2040.

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What’s Delivering Electric Fleets? FedEx and ChargePoint Weigh In

June 1, 2021Legacy big-rig makers including Volvo, Daimler, Cummins and Peterbilt are aggressively bringing electric vehicles to market, as are a wide range of startups such as BYD, Proterra, Orange EV and GreenPower. Meanwhile, one of the Biden administration’s earliest big announcements this year was its goal to electrify federal fleets.

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ACT Expo Webinar Series

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ACT Expo Webinar Series Charts Sustainable, Connected Future

May 27, 2021ACT Expo and ACT News to co-host webinar series leading up to 10th Annual ACT Expo taking place from August 30 to September 2 in Long Beach.

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2021 State of Sustainable Fleets Shows Continued Growth of Clean Tech Availability, Adoption

May 26, 2021GNA’s 2021 Market and Trends Brief shows that even with the COVID-19 pandemic, the clean tech industry made progressive, sustainable steps.

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Small Business Takeaways When Installing EV Infrastructure

Watch this webinar recording to learn how San Diego non-profit Outdoor Outreach partnered with SDG&E to deploy two passenger vans to provide clean transportation for their youth program.

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DC Fast Chargers at Newark

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DC Fast Chargers Accelerating in New Jersey and New York with Zapp

April 23, 2021DC fast chargers by Zapp Electric will be located near major airports in New Jersey and New York, offering public access.

New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition