Electric Trucks and Buses

New York: Governor Cuomo Announces Bold Transportation Electrification Commitments in 2020

On January 8, 2020, New York Governor Cuomo delivered the "State of the State" address where he outlined the administration's policy priorities for 2020. Transportation electrification will be a major part of state's climate change mitigation strategy in the coming years, building on existing programs to increase EV adoption and charging deployment, including Charge [...]

By |2020-01-08T20:42:38-05:00January 8th, 2020|

Making Progress But We’re Running Out of Time

Source: Inside Climate News By Nick Nigro Climate change, software, and urbanization are the three primary drivers of change in mobility today and will continue to push on existing structures throughout the 2020s. Progress on transportation electrification is inextricably linked to each of these factors. To date, policymakers, especially those in Washington, [...]

By |2020-01-06T17:42:43-05:00January 6th, 2020|

Annual Holiday Celebration and Food Drive!

Join Forth as we celebrate the holiday season - and the growth that the electric, shared and smart mobility industry has experienced over the past twelve months! We will host an electric transportation trivia, provide a recap of the biggest local and national news of 2019 and host our second food drive. Enjoy special [...]

By |2019-07-25T13:01:43-04:00December 18th, 2019|

A Bright Future: Reflecting on a Decade of EVs

The first mass-market plug-in electric vehicle hit U.S. streets in late 2010, about a year after I landed in DC. By the end of this year, millions will have been sold worldwide and nearly $350 billion will have been committed to electrify the transportation sector. Looking back, it’s evident that the rollout of [...]

By |2020-01-05T13:22:26-05:00December 16th, 2019|

Reviewing 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020

The electric, shared and smart mobility industry continues to grow at a rapid rate, with advancements in battery technology, charging infrastructure expansion and continuing growth in EV sales. Forth’s Executive Director, Jeff Allen will join AVERE’s Secretary General, Philippe Vangeel to recap the top electric transportation industry news of 2019, as well as give key insights into what’s to come in 2020.  This [...]

By |2019-06-20T21:31:04-04:00December 10th, 2019|

The Future Is Electric! Daimler’s Vision

The future is electric and the future is now! Daimler Trucks North America is at the forefront of heavy-duty fleet electrification and is revolutionizing transportation electrification in Oregon. In April, DTNA’S President and CEO, Roger Nielsen, announced that the Portland Freightliner factory will be converted for production of the eCascadia and eM2 electric trucks. Our November networking [...]

By |2019-07-25T12:49:05-04:00November 20th, 2019|

Public Funding for Electric School Buses More Than Doubles in September

Correction: An earlier version of this data story stated that Michigan announced that it will dedicate $13 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses. This has been corrected to reflect that Michigan announced it will dedicate $4.2 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses.   School is back in session [...]

By |2019-10-07T19:42:08-04:00October 7th, 2019|

Public Funding for Electric School Buses More Than Doubles in September

Correction: An earlier version of this data story stated that Michigan announced that it will dedicate $13 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses. This has been corrected to reflect that Michigan announced it will dedicate $4.2 million of VW Settlement funds to electric school buses.   School is back in [...]

By |2019-12-02T09:23:14-05:00October 7th, 2019|

Tennessee Sustainable Transportation and Forum Expo

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), and Tennessee Clean Fuels (TNCleanFuels) will hold the fifth annual Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Forum & Expo (STF&E) on October 1-2, 2019 at the UT Conference Center in downtown Knoxville, TN. The forum will highlight new research and technologies that improve transportation efficiency, reduce vehicle emissions, and address the mobility needs [...]

By |2019-07-16T15:54:53-04:00October 1st, 2019|

Transit and Shuttle Bus Grant Application Workshop

On September 10, 2019, the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) released its second solicitation for projects under the Volkswagen Diesel Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust (EMT). The purpose of the EMT is to execute environmental mitigation projects that reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides.  TDEC will host an application workshop for the Transit and Shuttle [...]

By |2019-09-16T15:07:34-04:00September 17th, 2019|