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April 24, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Tesla Aggressively Expanding EV Charging Network

Photo courtesy of Tesla.

In a bid to increase adoption of its vehicles, Tesla Inc. plans to increase the number of public charging stations starting this summer, the company announced in an April 24 blog post.

Tags: Tesla, EV Charging, EV Charging Stations

April 21, 2017 - Industry News

Norfolk's Tassara Resigns, Moves to Business Development Role

Tassara

Facundo Tassara, fleet maintenance manager for the City of Norfolk, Va., has announced that his last day at the city is May 5. Tassara is taking on a fleet and business development role with Fermata Energy.

Tags: New Hire, Fermata Energy, Alternative Fuels

April 21, 2017 - Industry News

Nissan Building Northeast EV Charging Network Along I-95

Photo of the planned Fast-Charge ARC, which will stretch 500 miles.

Nissan has partnered with EVgo to build the ‘I-95 Fast-Charge ARC,’ which will connect Boston and Washington D.C. via nine electric-vehicle DC fast-charge sites that will stretch 500 miles

Tags: Nissan, Fast Charging, EVgo Network, EV Charging Stations

April 20, 2017 - Industry News

Hyundai Offers Subscription Service for Ioniq Electric

Photo of 2017 Ioniq Electric courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai will offer its 2017 Ioniq Electric compact sedan as part of a subscription program in California that allows users to drive the car for at least $275 per month plus tax for 36 months without mileage penalties.

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

April 20, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Tesla Recalls Two-Thirds of 2016 Vehicles

Photo of Tesla Model S courtesy of Tesla.

The recall covers 53,000 Model S and Model X luxury electric vehicles built between February and October of 2016.

Tags: Recalls, Tesla, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Safety

April 19, 2017 - Industry News

Volkswagen Announces First Round of ZEV Investments

Photo via Wikimedia

Volkswagen released its plan for national and California-specific zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) investments, as part of its diesel emissions settlement.

Tags: VW Diesel Scandal, EV Charging Stations, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

April 18, 2017 - Industry News

Zoomcar Adds Mahindra Electric Vehicles to Platform

Zoomcar, founded by David Back (left) and Greg Moran, rents cars by the hour, day, week, or month. Photo courtesy of Zoomcar.

This partnership will allow individuals to purchase the all-electric Mahindra e2oPlus on Zoomcar’s platform, list the vehicle for rental when not in use, and earn cash to help offset the monthly ownership costs.

Tags: Carsharing, Peer-to-Peer, Zoomcar, Mahindra Group, Battery-Electric Vehicles

April 14, 2017 - Industry News

Calif. PD Adds More Electric Police Motorcycles

Photo via Clovis PD

City of Clovis (Calif.) Police has added two additional Zero Electric motorcycles to join its existing fleet of the five electric motorcycles.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, Zero Motorcycles, Electric Motorcycles

April 13, 2017 - Industry News

Honda Introduces PHEV, EV Under Clarity Nameplate

Photo of 2018 Clarity Plug-In Hybrid courtesy of Honda.

Honda will ship the 2017 Clarity Electric and 2018 Clarity Plug-In Hybrid later this year to dealers as part of an ambitious roll-out of green vehicles in the company's bid to sell two-thirds of its vehicles with electrified powertrains by 2030, the company announced at the New York International Auto Show.

Tags: Honda, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, New York Auto Show, Battery-Electric Vehicles, 2017-MY, 2018-MY

April 13, 2017 - Industry News

Tesla Gets Set to Run with the Big Rigs with Electric Truck

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted today that his company would unveil a new, electric, autonomous truck this September. Photo: Jack Roberts

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tease-tweets an all-new, electric, autonomous semi truck set to be unveiled this September.

Tags: Elon Musk, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Autonomous Vehicles

April 13, 2017 - Industry News

Bollinger Shows All-Electric Sport Utility Truck Chassis

The chassis by itself weighs just 295 pounds while not sacrificing structural or torsional rigidity. The base ride height provides for 15.5 inches of ground clearance but will be adjustable using a self-leveling, four-wheel independent, hydro-pneumatic suspension within the 10 inches of wheel travel. (Photo courtesy of Bollinger Motors)

Bollinger Motors revealed the first images of the actual chassis structure which will underpin its upcoming all-electric on and off-road sport/utility truck.

Tags: Bollinger Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Aluminum

April 12, 2017 - Press Release

ChargePoint & Apollo Sunguard Awarded GSA Blanket Purchase Agreement

Apollo Sunguard was one of two vendors awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by GSA Fleet for electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) without installation for ChargePoint electric vehicle charging stations and the sole awardee for Ancillary EVSE Data Services.

Tags: ChargePoint, EV Infrastructure, GSA Contracts

April 10, 2017 - Industry News

BYD Trucks Partners with Goodwill

BYD joined the California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and SF Goodwill on the launch of a new project that will bring 11 clean, zero-emission battery electric trucks. Photo courtesy of SF Goodwill

BYD has joined the California Air Resources Board, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and SF Goodwill on the launch of a new project that will bring 11 clean, zero-emission battery electric trucks to operate throughout the Bay Area communities.

Tags: BYD, Class 6, Medium-Duty Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Electric Trucks

April 10, 2017 - Industry News

L.A. Tests EV Charging Stations Connected to Light Poles

Watts Neighborhood Council President Mac Shorty, Board of Water and Power Commissioners Vice President William Funderburk and LADWP Director of Power Engineering Marvin Moon charge up an electric vehicle at the new pole mounted EV charger in Watts. Photo courtesy of LADWP

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is testing new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations that draw power from existing utility infrastructure.

Tags: Los Angeles, Utility Fleets, EV Charging Stations

April 6, 2017 - Global News

Ford Expanding Vehicle Electrification in China

Photo of the Mondeo Energi courtesy of Ford.

Ford will launch two new electrified vehicles in China as part of the automaker's plan to roll out a broad range of electric vehicles in the country by 2025.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Ford, Global, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, China

April 4, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Tesla Delivers 25K Vehicles in Q1

Photo of Model S courtesy of Tesla.

Tesla Inc. increased its vehicle deliveries 69% to just over 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter, a move that sent investors to drive Tesla shares sharply higher this week.

Tags: Ford, General Motors, Tesla, Equity Markets

April 4, 2017 - Industry News

Salt Lake City Adds 28 EV Chargers

File photo

Salt Lake City has activated 28 new Level 2 charging stations for plug-in electric vehicles at 12 sites around the city, according to a city release.

Tags: Salt Lake City, Infrastructure, EV Charging Stations, ChargePoint

April 4, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Named Autonomous Driving Leader

Chart via Nagivant.

Ford has become the leading company in the development of automated driving systems, followed by General Motors, the Renault-Nissan Alliance, and Daimler, according to a new report from Navigant Research.

Tags: Ford, Navigant, Autonomous Vehicles, General Motors, Tesla

April 3, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Video: Tesla Adds Five Features to Autopilot

Tesla Inc. has added five features to its semi-autonomous Autopilot driving mode, the company announced in an update to owners on March 31.

Tags: Software, Tesla, Semi-Autonomous

March 30, 2017 - Executive Fleet News

Jaguar Begins Testing I-Pace in London

Photo of I-Pace courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover.

Jaguar has begun testing its I-Pace battery-electric luxury crossover on the streets of London and plans to introduce the vehicle in 2018, according to the company.

Tags: Jaguar, Luxury SUVs, Battery-Electric Vehicles

March 30, 2017 - Industry News

Rail Management Services Goes Electric

Orange EV's terminal truck. (Photo courtesy of Orange EV).

Rail Management Services (RMS) has placed a follow-on order for nine additional Orange EV T-Series pure electric terminal trucks. The trucks are being worked into onsite fleets to supplement and replace RMS's diesel trucks.

Tags: Heavy-Duty Trucks, Orange EV, Electric Terminal Trucks, Rail Yards

March 29, 2017 - Industry News

Prestolite Taking Part in SuperTruck II Program

Prestolite Electric, a manufacturer of alternators, starters and new energy solutions, and its parent company Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co., will participate in the development of advanced technologies in support of the SuperTruck II program.

Tags: SuperTruck, Alternators, Prestolite

March 29, 2017 - Industry News

Tesla on Autopilot Hits Police Motorcycle

Photo via Wikimedia/Matthew Lamb

A Tesla Model X reportedly driving on autopilot hit a City of Phoenix, Ariz., police motorcycle as the vehicles were exiting the freeway.

Tags: Tesla, Autonomous Vehicles, Police Motorcycles

March 27, 2017 - Global News

New Car-Sharing Service in Japan features Nissan’s Ultra-Compact EV

Photo of the Nissan New Mobility Concept courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. and the City of Yokohama introduced a round-trip car sharing service on March 20, 2017, featuring the Nissan New Mobility Concept, an ultra-compact electric vehicle.

Tags: Yokohama, Nissan, Carsharing, Japan, Global, Mobility

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

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