Articles

    Volvo LIGHTS Team Helps Facilitate Authorization for Public MDHD EV Charging Stations in California

    Originally posted as a press release from Volvo Trucks North America | October 29, 2020 | Original Article Volvo Trucks North America today announced an important milestone in the path to the wide-scale electrification of medium- and heavy-duty trucks via the expansion of public charging ...

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    ROUSH CleanTech Deploys Class 6 Battery Electric Vehicles

    Originally posted by ROUSH CleanTech | October 26, 2020 | Original Article Penske is first truck leasing and rental company to deploy the electric vehicles with customers operating in California LIVONIA, Mich. (October 26, 2020) — ROUSH CleanTech, known for its advanced clean transportation ...

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    Republic Services takes delivery of first electric refuse truck

    Originally posted by James Menzies | October 6, 2020 | Trucknews.com | Original Article GREENSBORO, N.C. – Republic Services has taken delivery of its first Mack LR Electric waste collection truck. The keys were handed over during a virtual ceremony and press conference Oct. 6 at Mack T...

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    In Case of Electric-Car Fire, Half of Fire Departments Are Unprepared

    Originally posted by Sebastian Blanco | October 10, 2020 | Car and Driver | Original Article NTSB study says U.S. firefighters need different techniques for fires in battery-carrying EVs than standard gas vehicles, but there's no reason for alarm. The National Transportation Safety Board sa...

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    Proterra Unveils the ZX5 Battery-Electric Bus

    Originally posted by Michael Bates | September 15, 2020 | NGT News | Original Article Proterra, a company that specializes in heavy-duty electric transportation, has introduced its newest battery-electric transit vehicle, the Proterra ZX5 electric bus.  The ZX5 bus, Proterra’...

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    Lonestar Specialty Vehicles Partners with In-Charge Energy for Turnkey Electric Vehicle Energy and Charging Solutions

    Originally posted by EINPresswire | July 30, 2020 | Original Article Today Lonestar Specialty Vehicles announced it has partnered with In-Charge Energy, an energy solutions company based in Los Angeles, California, to provide customers Turnkey Energy and Charging solutions for fleet conversion...

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    Governor Newsom Announces California Will Phase Out Gasoline-Powered Cars & Drastically Reduce Demand for Fossil Fuel in California’s Fight Against Climate Change

    Originally posted by the Office of Governor Gavin Newsom | September 23, 2020 | Original Article Executive order directs state to require that, by 2035, all new cars and passenger trucks sold in California be zero-emission vehicles   Transportation currently accounts for more than 5...

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    LCF Member in the News: Republic Services Announces Partnership with Nikola to Develop and Purchase 2,500 Electric Collection Trucks

    Originally posted by Waste Advantage Magazine | August 10, 2020 | Original Article Republic Services, Inc. announces a partnership with Nikola Corp. to develop and purchase 2,500 electric waste and recycling collection trucks, representing the industry’s first large-scale commitment to fleet ...

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    Volvo Trucks Deploys First Pilot All-Electric VNR Truck at TEC Equipment in Southern California

    Originally posted as a press release from Volvo Lights | June 18, 2020 | Original Article Volvo Trucks North America has deployed its first pilot VNR Electric truck in Southern California as part of the Volvo LIGHTS (Low Impact Green Heavy Transport Solutions) project-an innovative collabora...

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    West Baton Rouge home to one of the state's largest solar facilities, expected to service Entergy customers in September

    Originally posted by Breanna Smith | June 10, 2020 | The West Side Journal | Original Article West Baton Rouge welcomes a new type of farm off of Rosedale Road - a 560-acre solar farm by DEPCOM Power that is one of the state’s largest solar facilities. Entergy Louisiana will purchase out...

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    EV charging, carbon reduction included in $500B transportation infrastructure bill

    Originally posted by Bengt Halvorson | June 5, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article Electric-car charging, hydrogen infrastructure, and penalties for greenhouse-gas-offending states were included in the long-anticipated U.S. House of Representatives transportation bill, released Wednesd...

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    A History of Electric Scooters

    Originally posted by John Linden | Carcovers.com | Original Article If you have been around any larger cities recently, odds are you have seen tons of those rideshare electric scooters around. The eco-friendly nature and convenience of electric scooters have seen an explosion in their populari...

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    U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $130 Million in Grants for Nationwide Projects to Expand Advanced, Efficient Bus Technologies

    Modified from a news release from the FTA | June 2, 2020 The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced approximately $130 million in grant selections through the Low- or No-Emission (Low-No) Grant program, which funds the deployment of tr...

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    Connected EVs could help power the grid: California utilities study how

    Originally posted by Stephen Edelstein | May 22, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article California has more electric cars than any other state, and a local utility wants to put them to work powering the grid. Southern California Edison (SCE) plans to launch a dem...

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    EVs predicted to gain market share, despite 18% sales drop in 2020

    Originally posted by Stephen Edelstein | May 21, 2020 | Green Car Reports | Original Article Electric-car sales will decrease in 2020 due to the global coronavirus pandemic, but not as much as sales of internal-combustion vehicles. That's among the top-level predictions from an annual...

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    Electric Trucks Present a COVID-19 Opportunity

    Originally posted by Mike Roeth, NACFE | May 14, 2020 | ACT News | Original Article There is an old expression that says something like: it’s an ill wind that blows no good. The meaning, of course, is that even during bad situations, there can be positive results. COVID-19 made me t...

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    Electric Shuttles are Taking Off at Airports

    Originally posted by Brianna Lawrence, GNA | May 7, 2020 | ACT News | Original Article The thud of wheels hitting pavement jolts you awake, alerting you that you have arrived. You step out of the airport terminal, welcomed by a noisy cloud of people hailing rides and vehicles honking. As you...

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    Entergy sees fast growth for electrification, renewable projects

    Originally posted by Matthew Bandyk | February 20, 2020 | Utility Dive | Original Article Dive Brief: Entergy Corp. plans to ramp up work in projects to reduce emissions in its utilities’ service territories – such as electrifying processes that currently run on fossil fuels ̵...

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    ChargePoint and NATSO Launch Collaborative to Significantly Expand EV Charging Along Nation’s Highways and in Rural Communities

    Originally posted by ChargePoint | February 6, 2020 | Original article The partnership will increase access to charging nationwide at more than 4,000 travel plazas and fuel stops by 2030   Alexandria, Va. and Campbell, Calif. – February 6, 2020 – ...

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    SWEPCO, Other Arkansas Parties Reach Agreement in Wind Power Proposal

    Originally posted by SWEPCO | Januar 24, 2020 | Original Article SHREVEPORT, La., Jan. 24, 2020 – Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, has reached a settlement agreement with the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) General Staff, the ...

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