Electric Vehicles

201  -  225  of  2003

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 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, Yard Trucks, Terminal Tractors

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

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, Yard Trucks

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 - Global 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

 

FleetFAQ

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All
 

Grants & Subsidies

Alternative Fueling Station Locator

Alternative Fueling Station Locator

Find your closest station or plan a route. Locate biodiesel, electric, ethanol, hydrogen, compressed natural gas (CNG), liquified natural gas (LNG), and propane across America.

Start Your Search