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Energy Department Announces Battery Recycling Prize and Battery Recycling R&D Center

Originally posted by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy | January 17, 2019 | Original Article Today, Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced the launch of a Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize and the establishment of an associated Battery Recycling R&D Center. These efforts aim...

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Toyota Announces Partnership With Kenworth for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Development

Originally posted by Stephen Edelstein | The Drive | January 8, 2019 | Original Article The two giants will build a fleet of 10 trucks that will operate in the greater Los Angeles area. Toyota has been testing prototype hydrogen fuel cell semi trucks in California since late 2017, but now the au...

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Ford Offers Fleet-Only Options for 2019 Transit Connect

Posted by Paul ClintonSeptember 18, 2018 Fleet managers who purchase the 2019 Ford Transit Connect compact van will have a choice of several options not available to retail buyers, including an exclusive engine with a natural gas prep package and other options. The 2019 Transit Connect is enteri...

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Home Charging Needed for Electric Vehicles to Gain Traction

Home Charging Needed for Electric Vehicles to Gain Traction Posted by Skip DescantSeptember 4, 2018 A Nissan Leaf charges in Portland, Ore., on Interstate 5. (Rick Bowmer/AP) The opportunity for easy overnight recharging may be one of the surest routes toward a wider a...

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Climate Mayors and Electrification Coalition Partner to Rapidly Transition Municipal Fleets to Electric Vehicles

Climate Mayors and Electrification Coalition Partner to Rapidly Transition Municipal Fleets to Electric Vehicles Posted by Natalia Swalnick September 13, 2018 Launch of new online purchasing platform, www.driveEVFleets.org, will make transition easy for all cities. Nationwide, cities are grappli...

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