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March 20, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Tesla Discontinues Base Model S

Photo of Model S courtesy of Tesla.

Tesla will discontinue its entry-level Model S 60 and all-wheel 60D sedans that carry a $68,000 price point, and will sell the 75 and 75D sedans that retail for at least $74,500 as the entry models, the company announced in a letter to owners.

Tags: Tesla, Tesla Model S, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Discontinued Vehicles

March 17, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Tesla Raises $1.2B to Bolster Model 3

Photo of Model 3 courtesy of Tesla.

Tesla has sold $1.2 billion in common shares and convertible senior notes to support the roll-out of the Model 3, the Palo Alto company announced.

Tags: Tesla, Equity Markets, Tesla Model 3

March 15, 2017 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Bringing Electric eCanter to U.S.

Photo by Chris Brown.

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has introduced the eCanter battery-powered Class 4 truck, offering the first 50 units to a select group of customers by the end of the year on a two-year lease.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Canter, Class 4, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Cabovers, Work Truck Show

March 14, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Volvo's EV Should Provide 250 Miles of Range

Volvo's first battery-electric vehicle should provide 250 miles of range and cost at least $35,000 when it arrives in 2019, Volvo Car USA's CEO told journalists at the Geneva auto show.

Tags: Volvo, Geneva International Motor Show, Battery-Electric Vehicles

March 10, 2017 - Industry News

Electric Trucks Start Arriving at Southern California Freight, Rail Yards

A BYD all-electric yard truck. The typical yard truck burns 2 to 4 gallons of diesel fuel per hour. Photo: CARB

The State of California, San Bernardino Council of Governments. and partners at Daylight Transport and BYD Motors have announced the arrival of the first of 27 zero-emission electric yard and service trucks in three disadvantaged communities in Southern California.

Tags: BYD, CARB, Grant Funding, Electric Vehicles

March 8, 2017 - Industry News

Honda Debuting PHEV, EV Clarity Cars

Photo courtesy of Honda.

Honda will add battery-electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars to its Clarity nameplate, and plans to show the new vehicles at the New York auto show in April.

Tags: Honda, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, New York Auto Show, Battery-Electric Vehicles

March 7, 2017 - Industry News

Workhorse Receives 2,000-Plus Letters of Intent

Photo courtesy of Workhorse

Workhorse Group Inc. announced it has received Letters of Intent from fleets totaling 2,150 of the Workhorse W-15 electric pickup trucks, from such companies as Duke Energy, Portland General Electric, the City of Orlando, Southern California Public Power Authority, and Clean Fuels Ohio.

March 7, 2017 - Industry News

AmeriPride Plans Record Electric Walk-in Van Order

Late last year, Motiv initially provided AmeriPride’s Vernon branch with 10 zero-emission step vans. The delivery vehicles feature up to 20% gradeability, 80 miles of range, and a 50% battery charge time of 2.5 hours. (Photo courtesy of Motiv)

After initially replacing 20% of its Vernon California fleet with electric delivery trucks, AmeriPride Services plans to add 20 additional walk-in vans equipped with the Motiv Power Systems all-electric powertrain to the company’s California fleet.

Tags: Motiv Power Systems, Delivery Fleets, AmeriPride, ROUSH CleanTech, Step Vans, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Full-Size Vans

March 6, 2017 - Industry News

Hyundai Launches Electric Carsharing in South Korea

Hyundai's Ioniq model will be part of the new electric carsharing service in South Korea. Photo courtesy of Hyundai

Hyundai’s carsharing service is expected to launch in South Korea in April, using electric vehicles such as the Hyundai Ioniq.

Tags: Hyundai, Carsharing, Hyundai Ioniq, Battery-Electric Vehicles

March 1, 2017 - Industry News

Bollinger Motors Teases All-Electric Sport Truck

Bollinger Motors provides a teaser image of the all-new electric truck coming out in . summer of 2017. (Photo courtesy of Bollinger Motors)

Bollinger Motors revealed the first image of its upcoming all-electric on- and off-road sport/utility truck. The vehicle was designed from the ground-up employing an all-electric powertrain, aluminum chassis, adjustable air suspension and convertible cab panels.

Tags: Full-Size Trucks, Electric Trucks, Bollinger Motors

February 28, 2017 - Press Release

Calif. County Purchases EV Charging Efficiency Solution

Cyber Switching's EV Master Controller (EVMC) technology allows the Contra Costa County (Calif.) Public Works Department to charge four electric vehicles using the electrical capacity of one charging station.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, EV Charging Stations

February 25, 2017 - Global News

BYD Launches Largest EV Taxi Fleet in Southeast Asia

Photo of the fleet of e6 taxis courtesy of BYD.

BYD has launched a fleet of 100 electric taxis in Singapore, forming the biggest electric taxi fleet in Southeast Asia, according to BYD, a Chinese renewal energy technology company.

Tags: BYD, Alternative Fuels, Singapore, Taxi Fleets, China

February 23, 2017 - Industry News

Ioniq Hybrids Surpass Prius Fuel Economy

Photo of 2017 Ioniq Hybrid courtesy of Hyundai.

Two Hyundai Ioniq hybrid models have achieved fuel economy ratings from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that surpass their Toyota Prius counterparts in highway driving as the most fuel efficient in their category.

Tags: Hyundai, Hyundai Ioniq, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, EPA, Fuel Economy

February 23, 2017 - Industry News

N.Y. Offers $3M to Municipalities and Utilities for EVs

Photo via Flickr/marlordo59

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $3 million in new funding to help eligible municipalities and rural electric cooperatives purchase electric vehicles for their fleets.

Tags: Elected Leaders, Battery-Electric Vehicles, NYPA

February 22, 2017 - Industry News

UPS Tests Drone Launched From Atop Truck

Photo: UPS

UPS has successfully tested a drone that launches from atop one of its package cars, the company announced. The system is designed to autonomously deliver a package while the truck is driven on a route.

Tags: UPS, Workhorse, Delivery Fleets, Drones, Battery-Electric Vehicles

February 21, 2017 - Press Release

Bollinger Motors Launches Website, Blog and Social Media Channels

Screencapture of Bollingermotors.com.

Bollinger Motors announced the redesign of its website to provide interested individuals the opportunity to interact, place vehicle orders, and learn more about the company that is creating the world’s first all-electric on- and off-road sport utility truck.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Electric Vehicles, Bollinger Motors

February 17, 2017 - Industry News

Maven Adds Bolt EV to Carsharing Fleet in L.A.

Maven will be adding Chevy Bolt EVs to its carsharing fleet in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of GM

Maven, General Motors’ mobility brand, will now be offering the Chevrolet Bolt EV in its carsharing fleet in Los Angeles. Once fully deployed, more than 100 Bolt EVs will be available.

Tags: Carsharing, Los Angeles, General Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Maven, Chevrolet Bolt EV

February 15, 2017 - Industry News

Hyundai Prices Ioniq Hybrid, EV

Photo of 2017 Ioniq Hybrid courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai has released pricing for two of its three 2017 Ioniq models with the Ioniq Hybrid starting at $23,035 and the Ioniq Electric retailing for at least $30,335, the automaker has announced.

Tags: Hyundai, Hyundai Ioniq, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, 2017-MY, Pricing

February 14, 2017 - Industry News

Rent Centric Powers All-Electric Carsharing Service

Rent Centric's self-service technology enables Green Commuter carsharing users to rent all-electric Nissan Leafs via a mobile app. Photo courtesy of Rent Centric

Rent Centric’s self-service technology enables Green Commuter carsharing users to rent all-electric vehicles via a mobile app.

Tags: Carsharing, Rental Software, Rent Centric, Electric Vehicles, Mobile App, Green Commuter

February 14, 2017 - Product News

Workhorse Touts Efficiency of Electric Delivery Trucks

Photo: Workhorse

Workhorse Group has announced that its medium-duty electric trucks are up to six times more efficient than comparable gasoline- or diesel-powered models.

Tags: Workhorse, Fuel Efficiency, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Electric Trucks

February 11, 2017 - Global News

Renault-Nissan Alliance Leads in Commercial EV Sales

The Renault-Nissan Alliance, with Mitsubishi Motors, cumulatively sold 424,797 electric vehicles through 2016, making it the sales leader in zero-emission mobility. In addition to offering the top-selling retail EV, the Renault-Nissan Alliance also was the leader in commercial EV sales.

Tags: Renault-Nissan Alliance, Nissan Leaf, Alternative Fuels, Electric Vehicles, Global

February 9, 2017 - Industry News

Electric Vehicle Project Launches in Midwest

EVOLVE, a three-year project from the American Lung Association, will help Midwestern drivers test electric vehicles.

Tags: Clean Cities, American Lung Association, Battery-Electric Vehicles

February 7, 2017 - Industry News

DOE Funds Rocky Mountain EV Charging Network

Map of planned electric corridors courtesy of rockymountainpower.net.

The U.S. Energy Department is giving $4 million to build DC fast chargers and develop smart mobility programs to increase electric car-sharing and the use of electric bikes and buses.

Tags: EV Charging Stations, Federal Grants, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, U.S. DOE

February 7, 2017 - Industry News

ALG Sets Bolt EV's Residual Value

Photo of 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV by Paul Clinton.

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV should retain as much as 39% of its value after three years of retail leasing, which is significantly better than other mainstream competitors, according to ALG.

Tags: Chevrolet Bolt EV, Chevrolet, ALG, Residual Values, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Remarketing

February 7, 2017 - Global News

European Utility to Electrify Entire 3,500 Vehicle Fleet

Vattenfall announced it is switching its entire light-duty fleet to battery-electric vehicles. The utility, which serves parts of Sweden, the Netherlands, and Germany, will replace 3,500 vehicles over a five-year period.

Tags: Utility Fleets, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Sweden, Global

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