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Fuel Cell Electric Carsharing Program to Launch in California

StratosFuel Inc., a developer of hydrogen fueling stations, received a grant to start its Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) carsharing service in the cities of Ontario and Riverside.

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Volvo's Performance Brand Launches Plug-in Hybrid

Volvo’s Polestar performance unit unveiled its first production unit in Shangai, an electric-hybrid vehicle that offers 600 hp

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W.B. Mason Adds Workhorse Hybrid-Electric Step Van to Fleet

Office products dealer W.B. Mason has taken delivery of its first Workhorse electric, range-extended step van, leased through Ryder System.

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Gasoline Falls to $2.47 Per Gallon

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded fell 2 cents to $2.47 for the week ending Oct. 16, as fuel prices level out and return to pre-hurricane levels, reports AAA.

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Chicago Gets $15 Million Grant for EVs, Charging Stations

The City of Chicago has received a $15.5 million federal grant to purchase 182 electric vehicles (EVs) for the fleet and install EV charging stations.

Hyundai Ioniq Electric vehicles will be used in Amsterdam's new carsharing service. Photo by Vince Taroc.

Hyundai Launches Electric Carsharing Service in Amsterdam

Throughout the city, 100 Hyundai Ioniq Electric vehicles will be available for rent.

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LeasePlan Corp. N.V. Launches Mobility Campaign

LeasePlan Corp. N.V. has launched a mobility campaign called "What’s next?" that spans 32 countries, and highlights the fleet management company's commitment to mobility management.

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Land Rover to Offer Plug-in Range Rover for 2019

Land Rover's flagship Range Rover SUV will arrive with a plug-in hybrid variant for the 2019 model year, after an interior and technology update for the 2018 model year, the company announced.

Proposed Law Would Ease Fuel Economy Rules

A pair of federal lawmakers from Michigan have proposed a bill that would make it easier for automakers to meet fuel economy requirements.

Toyota’s Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck to Run Routes in California

Toyota Motor North America has announced that its Project Portal Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell truck has completed initial testing and development and will begin regular drayage routes at ports in Southern California starting in late October.

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Range Rover Sport Adds Plug-in Hybrid for 2019

Land Rover's Range Rover Sport will add light updates in 2018 ahead of bigger changes for the 2019 model year that include a plug-in hybrid variant of the luxury SUV, the company has announced.

Trailer aerodynamic device include side skirts, pictured here. Photo: Utility Trailer Mfg.

Court Battle Erupts over Truck Trailers and GHG/MPG Rule

Court filings have begun to pile up that may ultimately determine the fate of the trailer-related provision within the federal Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards.

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XL Hybrids Raises $22M to Expand Fleet Business

XL Hybrids, Inc. has raised an oversubscribed Series D round of $22 million in venture capital funding to expand its sale and distribution of fleet vehicle electrification solutions to major customers across North America.

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eNow Powers Zero-Emissions Refrigerated Truck

eNow, producers of solar products for the transportation industry, demonstrated the effectiveness of its solar energy-producing systems for transportation by powering the first zero-emissions commercial-use Transport Refrigeration Unit (TRU) on a truck making deliveries in an urban environment.

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Calif. to Purchase Medium- & Heavy-Duty ZEVs for State Fleet

The State of California has upped its fleet greening goals, mandating that 15% of specified medium- and heavy-duty vehicle purchases by state agencies must be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) by 2025.

Volkswagen Truck & Bus revealed the e-Delivery truck and announced additional green initiatives at Innovation Day in Hamburg, Germany. Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

VW to Electrify Commercial Trucks in Europe

Volkswagen has developed a battery-electric powered distribution truck and is working on additional electric solutions for medium- and heavy-duty distribution transport for the European market.

In addition to eliminating emissions, the Rayfrigeration unit is projected to reduce operations costs by up to 90%. Photo: eNow

Solar-Powered Reefer Successfully Tested in California

The eNow-supplied panels cut emissions and kept dairy products properly refrigerated in summer heat, the company said.

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DHL to Deploy Electric, Autonomous Delivery Trucks in Germany

ZF and DHL plan to deploy a fleet of electric, autonomous vehicles as early as next year in real-world delivery operations.

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Green4U Reveals All-Electric SUVs

Green4U Technologies plans to begin delivering its all-electric, fleet-focused SUVs by summer of 2018. The vehicles are expected to deliver up to 230 miles in range on a single charge.

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Motiv to Deliver Electric Refuse Trucks by Early 2018

Motiv expects to deliver two fully electric refuse trucks to the City of Los Angeles by early 2018, the company announced.

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Gasoline 18 Cents Cheaper Than Month Ago

The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded is now 18 cents lower than a month ago, when two hurricanes caused havoc in the Gulf Coast region, according to AAA.

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Shell Opens Retail Hydrogen Station in Calif.

Shell has opened a retail station in Southern California that allows drivers of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to fill up and pay for the fuel with a credit card.

Telsa has opted to move the launch of its electric truck back two weeks in order to focus on fixing Model 3 production issues and assist with power grid repair efforts in Puerto Rico. Image via Tesla

Tesla Delays Electric Truck Launch Again

Tesla founder Elon Musk said the company was pushing back the launch of its electric truck in order to help stabilize the power grid in Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Graphic courtesy of ROUSH CleanTech.

ROUSH CleanTech to Offer LPG E-350 Cutaway

ROUSH CleanTech will offer a propane autogas-fueled Ford F-350 single-rear-wheel and dual-rear-wheel cutaway van that can be set up as a delivery truck for food and beverage or parcel delivery fleets, the company announced.

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N.J. City University Installs EV Charging Station

New Jersey City University (NJCU) installed a Level 2 electric vehicle (EV) charging station on campus for employee use and plans to install additional charging stations for fleet use.

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