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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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White House Proposal Rolls Back Fuel Economy Standards, No Exception For California

Via NPR / August 2, 2018 10:16 AM ET Updated at 11:58 a.m. ET Image credit: Rich Pedroncelli/AP The Trump administration has proposed a rollback of Obama-era fuel efficiency and emissions standards, while simultaneously taking aim at California's unique ability to set more stringent rules. Und...

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