Electric Trucks and Buses

Webinar: Electrifying City Fleets

Adopting electric vehicles into city fleets is one of the most innovative ways a city can show its leadership and commitment to clean transportation. Cities can reduce both fleet emissions, fueling, and operating costs by replacing their fleet vehicles with EVs. This webinar will explore the key considerations for cities adopting electric vehicles into their fleets with commitments to [...]

By |2020-08-21T15:37:39-04:00October 27th, 2020|

Webinar: Advances in Heavy-Duty Charging

Join Forth, ABB and CALSTART to discuss real-world applications of the HD infrastructure. As commercial fleets transition to all-electric vehicles, the evaluation of existing power capabilities at terminal locations, and working through what’s needed for charging infrastructure to support these vehicles are key considerations for fleet managers. Charging a heavy-duty electric truck is quite [...]

By |2020-08-21T15:39:13-04:00October 13th, 2020|

Utility and Government Funding for EVs Surpasses $4 billion

Source: EV Hub   State governments, utilities, and utility commissions have been charging full steam ahead this summer with policies and programs supporting transportation electrification despite the continued struggle against COVID-19. Administrators, legislators, and regulators have been racking up milestones, with both the government and utility sectors surpassing the $2 billion dollar [...]

By |2020-08-17T16:09:34-04:00August 17th, 2020|

New York Utilities Get the Green Light to Invest $700 Million

Source: EV Hub   New York continues to show leadership in transportation electrification with a new order from the Public Service Commission issued on July 16th requiring six of the state’s largest utilities to invest in EV programs. The order approved more than $600 million for make-ready investment to support the expansion of the [...]

By |2020-08-03T16:57:22-04:00August 3rd, 2020|

EV Hub Live Episode #1: Electric Truck Regulations On the Move

The Golden State continues to lead the nation in their pursuit of rapid transportation electrification. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously passed the Advanced Clean Trucks Rule on June 25th, the first-of-its-kind regulation requiring manufacturers to ramp up sales of electric vans and trucks. Shortly afterwards, 15 states and Washington, DC came together in [...]

By |2020-08-03T17:02:15-04:00July 29th, 2020|

New York Public Service Commission Approves $700 million Make-Ready Program

On July 16, 2020, the New York Public Service Commission authorized six New York utilities to invest in make-ready EV charging and environmental justice pilot programs with a statewide budget of up to $701 million, $206 million of which will directly benefit environmental justice and low- or moderate-income communities. Investment through the program will [...]

By |2020-07-27T19:15:50-04:00July 27th, 2020|

15 States Commit to 100% ZEV Truck and Bus Sales By 2050

Organized by the Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM), 15 states and Washington DC have come together in support of rapid electrification of the medium-and heavy-duty vehicle sector. The MOU signed by participating states calls for all new truck and bus sales to be zero emission by 2050. States partnering on the [...]

By |2020-07-14T10:20:17-04:00July 14th, 2020|

Nearly 80 percent of VW Funds Remain Two Years After the First Awards

Source: EV Hub A previous version of this story said that Texas had not awarded any VW settlement funding to EVs. The state has made one award to electric school buses that was made in April 2020. We regret the error. The Volkswagen Settlement remains one of the largest dedicated sources of [...]

By |2020-07-14T17:38:37-04:00July 13th, 2020|

Nearly 80 percent of VW Funds Remain Two Years After the First Awards

A previous version of this story said that Texas had not awarded any VW settlement funding to EVs. The state has made one award to electric school buses that was made in April 2020. We regret the error. The coronavirus pandemic threw the global economy into a tailspin in early 2020 as supply [...]

By |2020-07-14T17:35:55-04:00July 10th, 2020|
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