Electric Vehicles

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June 21, 2017 - Industry News

Pittsburgh Orders First EVs

Photo via Flickr/marlordo59

The city purchased two Ford Focus Electrics and two Chevrolet Bolt EVs, and installed four electric vehicle charging stations in its motor pool lot.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Ford Focus Electric, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 20, 2017 - Industry News

Chevrolet Bolt EV Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

The all-electric car excels in crashworthiness evaluations by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Tags: IIHS, IIHS Top Safety Pick, Battery-Electric Vehicles, 2017-MY, Chevrolet Bolt EV, Safety, Automatic Braking, Crash Tests, Chevrolet

June 15, 2017 - Industry News

Cummins Makes Big Electrification Move

In the long term, Cummins officials say electrification will come to every market segment it serves today in one form or another. Photo: Cummins

Cummins announced it will have an all-electric transit powertrain available in 2019 with an extended-range electric vehicle ready in 2020.

Tags: Cummins, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Mass Transit, Electric Vehicles, Future Trucks, Buses

June 15, 2017 - Industry News

Nissan Offers 2018-MY Fleet Incentives

Photo of Rogue Sport courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan will offer fleet incentives for 16 of its 2018 model-year cars, trucks, and vans, including the new Rogue Sport subcompact SUV, the company has announced.

Tags: Nissan, Procurement, Fleet Incentives, 2018-MY, Nissan Rogue

June 13, 2017 - Industry News

Los Angeles Launches Electric Carsharing Program

BlueLA Electric Car Sharing Program has launched in Los Angeles. Photo via Wikimedia/BDS2006 (talk)

BlueLA Electric Car Sharing Program will help Los Angeles meet its clean air goals, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and provide residents of some of its most disadvantaged communities with self-service access to electric vehicles.

Tags: Carsharing, Los Angeles, Bollore Group, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 13, 2017 - Industry News

GM Builds Fleet of Self-Driving Bolt EVs

Photo of Orion Assembly Plant courtesy of GM.

General Motors unveiled a fleet of 130 Chevrolet Bol EV test vehicles equipped with self-driving technology that it plans to "deploy at scale," the company has announced.

Tags: General Motors, Autonomous Vehicles, Chevrolet Bolt EV

June 13, 2017 - Industry News

GM Sets 2018-MY Fleet Incentives

Photo of Chevrolet Colorado courtesy of GM.

General Motors has announced fleet incentives for its 2018 model-year vehicles for the Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC brands, which includes first-time fleet incentives for the Bolt EV and second-generation Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup.

Tags: Procurement, Fleet Incentives, General Motors, 2018-MY, Chevrolet, GMC

June 13, 2017 - Industry News

Calif. City to Deploy Battery-Electric Garbage Truck

Photo courtesy of Motiv

The City of Sacramento, Calif., will soon be using the state’s first battery-electric automated left-side loader garbage truck. The Class 8 electric refuse vehicle is powered by Motiv Power Systems’ electric powertrain.

Tags: City of Sacramento, Motiv Power Systems, Refuse Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 7, 2017 - Industry News

Los Angeles Completes Battery-Electric Refuse Truck Demo

Photo courtesy of LA Sanitation

The City of Los Angeles Sanitation has completed its battery-electric refuse truck demonstration project with BYD and Wayne Engineering. This demo vehicle logged more than 5,200 miles and drove up to 108 miles per day.

Tags: BYD, Los Angeles, Alternative Fuels, Refuse Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 7, 2017 - Industry News

Md. County Adds 16 Bolt EVs

Photo courtesy of Montgomery County

Montgomery County, Md., has purchased 16 new Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles (EVs) at a cost of $622,254. These additions bring the county up to 243 electric and hybrid vehicles.

Tags: Montgomery County, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Chevrolet Bolt EV

May 31, 2017 - Press Release

U.S. Bank Updates Voyager Fleet Card to Cover EV Charging

Photo courtesy of U.S. Bank

U.S. Bank is teaming up with ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, to offer Voyager Network Fleet Card acceptance at tens of thousands of ChargePoint charging ports throughout the United States.

Tags: ChargePoint, Voyager Fuel Card, EV Charging Stations

May 26, 2017 - Industry News

Hyundai Explains Ioniq Roll-Out Strategy

Phot of Hyundai's Ioniq Electric by Vince Taroc.

Hyundai has started selling two of its three 2017 Ioniq models with a roll-out strategy that prioritizes zero-emissions states with the battery-electric model.

Tags: Hyundai, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Hyundai Ioniq

May 22, 2017 - Industry News

Next-Gen Smart Fortwo Electric Starts at $24,550

Photo of 2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive courtesy of MBUSA.

Mercedes-Benz has reduced the price of the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive by $1,200 to $24,550 for a battery EV that increases range and decreases charging time as it enters its fourth generation.

Tags: Smart Fortwo, Pricing, Subcompact Cars, Battery-Electric Vehicles, 2017-MY

May 19, 2017 - Industry News

Duke Energy to Test Truck Stop Electrification

Photo courtesy of Duke Energy

Drivers will be able to plug in their vehicles and keep electricity and hot or cold air on during overnight stays, avoiding idling engines.

Tags: Duke Energy, Truck Stops, Anti-Idling

May 18, 2017 - Industry News

Nissan Teases Next-Gen Leaf

Photo courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan's next-generation battery-electric Leaf will provide "intelligent zero-emissions mobility," the company said ahead of the vehicle's introduction later this year.

Tags: Nissan, Nissan Leaf, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 17, 2017 - Industry News

Sacramento Launches Electric Carsharing Program

Our Community CarShare Sacramento offers residents of three public housing complexes free access to electric Kia Souls. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) provided a $1.3 million grant to the program.

Tags: CARB, Grant Funding, Carsharing, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 15, 2017 - Industry News

Seattle Adds 20 Fast Chargers for EVs

Photo courtesy of BMW.

The City of Seattle has installed 20 DC fast charging locations for plug-in electrified vehicles in the ReachNow car-sharing network that was funded by a $1.2 million grant from BMW, the automaker announced.

Tags: Seattle, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Fast Charging, BMW, Carsharing, ReachNow

May 15, 2017 - Global News

UAE Launches EV Incentive Program

Graphic courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Energy launched an incentive program that will call for up to 10% of car fleets of federal ministries and agencies to be electric vehicles.

Tags: UAE, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Incentives

May 15, 2017 - Industry News

Report: Self-Driving EVs Will Dominate Roads by 2030

Photo courtesy of RethinkX.

Self-driving electrified vehicles will dominate U.S. roads in 13 years, while gasoline-powered vehicles will remain but represent only 5% of all consumer miles driven, according to a new report from RethinkX.

Tags: Fully Autonomous, Trends, Mobility, Autonomous Vehicles

May 12, 2017 - Global News

MitFuso Opens Truck Power Charging Station in Japan

The “FUSO EV power charger” consists of eight chargers in two locations, which provide DC 50-500 Volt, 125 Ampere via CHAdeMO, and CHAdeMO Compo charging plugs. (Photo courtesy of FUSO)

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) inaugurated the first public power charging station dedicated to trucks in Japan, directly outside its Kawasaki manufacturing facility.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Electric Trucks, EV Charging Stations, eCanter

May 10, 2017 - Industry News

San Francisco to Replace Passenger Fleet with ZEVs

Photo via Flickr/Myrtle Beach TheDigitel

The City and County of San Francisco has passed an ordinance that mandates the purchase of zero-emission and plug-in hybrid passenger vehicles for the fleet. The ordinance affects 400 passenger cars.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, City of San Francisco, Elected Leaders, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Zero-Emission Vehicles

May 9, 2017 - Industry News

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Unveil 205 EVs

Photo courtesy of ChargePoint

One hundred and four battery-electric vehicles will go to Navy installations, and 101 will go to Marine Corps installations.

Tags: ChargePoint, Ford Focus Electric, U.S. Navy, Battery-Electric Vehicles, U.S. Marine Corps

May 9, 2017 - Product News

Peterbilt Adds Three Model 520 Configurations, Shows Electric Demo

Photo by Peterbilt.

Peterbilt showcased three new cab configurations of the Model 520 refuse truck and displayed a battery-electric demo version at the WasteExpo 2017 show in New Orleans.

Tags: Peterbilt, Refuse Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Model 520, Ergonomics

May 5, 2017 - Industry News

Calif. Nearly Halfway to 2025 Zero-Emission Vehicle Goal

The approximately 68,000 zero-emissions vehicles (ZEV) sold in California in 2016 represented almost half of the sales level mandated by the state's ZEV mandate for 2025.

Tags: California, Zero-Emission Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 4, 2017 - Industry News

BYD Introduces Class 8 Battery-Electric Refuse Truck

Photo courtesy of BYD

BYD's new Class 8 battery-electric refuse truck represents the first heavy-duty refuse truck designed and built by an original equipment manufacturer and is 100% battery electric.

Tags: BYD, Refuse Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles

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