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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

May 3, 2017 - Industry News

Pittsburgh Plans for EVs by Year’s End

Photo via Flickr/marlordo59

The City of Pittsburgh was awarded more than $250,000 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for electric vehicles and mobile solar-powered charging stations.

Tags: Funding, Grant Funding, Pittsburgh

May 2, 2017 - Industry News

Workhorse Unveils PHEV Pickup Concept

Photo of Workhorse W-15 by Chris Brown.

Testing of the plug-in hybrid half-ton pickup begins this year, while production is slated for late 2018, the company says.

Tags: Workhorse, Large Pickups, Workhorse W-15, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

May 1, 2017 - Industry News

Demo Begins of BYD Electric Yard Truck

Photo courtesy of BYD Trucks.

BYD, a manufacturer of electric vehicles, announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees the vast regional transportation infrastructure in the New York City area, will demo a battery-electric BYD Class 8 yard truck for the next several weeks.

Tags: Class 8, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Port of New York and New Jersey, Electric Trucks, BYD Company Limited, Yard Trucks

April 29, 2017 - Industry News

Nissan Recalls Leaf, Sentra Cars

Photo of Nissan Leaf electric car courtesy of Nissan.

Set to begin June 11, the recall covers more than 25,000 vehicles in the 2014 to 2017 model years.

Tags: Nissan, Nissan Leaf, Recalls, Nissan Sentra, 2014-MY, Air Bags, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Compact Cars, Battery-Electric Vehicles, 2016-MY, 2017-MY, Safety

April 28, 2017 - Industry News

Washington State Doubles EV Fleet

Photo courtesy of State of Washington

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced the state has purchased 130 long-range electric vehicles, which can travel more than 200 miles on a single charge.

Tags: Washington, Procurement, Battery-Electric Vehicles

April 28, 2017 - Industry News

EV Rentals Launches in British Columbia

Photo courtesy of CNW Group/EV Rentals

EV Rentals, a car rental company that rents only electric vehicles, opened its first location in Richmond, British Columbia.

Tags: International Rentals, Green Fleet, Electric Vehicles

April 26, 2017 - Industry News

NYC Fleet Hits 1,000 EVs Ahead of Schedule

Photo courtesy of NYC

The municipal fleet will have 1,000 EV sedans by the end of July 2017, halfway toward its fleet electrification goals. The city plans to expand its network of charging stations to meet demand.

Tags: New York City, Elected Leaders, Battery-Electric Vehicles

April 25, 2017 - Press Release

N.Y. and N.J. Port Tests Electric Yard Trucks

Photo courtesy of BYD

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which oversees the vast regional transportation infrastructure in the New York City area, will demo a battery-electric BYD Class 8 yard truck for the next several weeks.

Tags: BYD, Pilot Program, Ports

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

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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

 

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