Clean Fuel News

    XL Fleet Partnering with Curbtender to Develop All-Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Refuse Trucks

    Originally posted by XL Fleet | Original Article Together, both companies will develop a series of all-electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid electric refuse truck models across a range of Class 3-8 waste management vehicle options, beginning in 2021. BOSTON, February 4, 2021 – XL Fleet Corp. (...

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    Major manufacturer drops hydrogen trucks in favor of battery-electrics

    Originally posted by Loz Blain | January 28, 2021 | New Atlas | Original Article Where will hydrogen fit in the clean transport mix? Not in trucking, says one of the world's largest heavy duty vehicle manufacturers, which is scaling back its fuel cell big-rig research and development op...

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    New ROUSH CleanTech Electric Truck Achieves Key California Incentive

    Originally posted as a ROUSH CleanTech Press Release | January 26, 2021 | Original Article Incentive program accelerates purchase of cleaner, more efficient trucks and buses in state LIVONIA, Mich. (Jan. 26, 2021) — ROUSH CleanTech’s Ford F-650 battery electric truck has achieved the p...

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    Ann Arbor Buys Electric Mustangs for Police Officers

    Originally posted by Government Fleet | January 6, 2021 | Original Article The Ann Arbor, Mich., Police Department is purchasing two electric Ford Mustang vehicles for its patrol fleet, consistent with its green fleet policy. The Mach-E AWD vehicles cost $47,000 each, according to city council docu...

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    New York Municipality Introduces First Police Outfitted Tesla

    Originally posted by Government Fleet | January 4, 2021 | Original Article The Hastings on Hudson, N.Y., Police Department took delivery of the first Tesla Model Y that has been outfitted with lights, sirens, and radio for police use on Dec. 21, according to a Facebook post. It has been ...

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    Massachusetts to require new cars sold to be electric by 2035

    Originally posted by The Fourth Revolution | December 31, 2020 | Original Article Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released a plan on Wednesday that mandates all new cars sold in the state be electric by 2035, in addition to other measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  The governo...

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    Battery Recycling Prize Announces Phase II Prize Winners

    Originally posted by the US Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy | December 17, 2020 | Original Article Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the seven winners of Phase II of the Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize. The phased prize competit...

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    FreeWire Technologies and Envision AESC Announce Partnership in Developing Innovative Battery-Integrated Products to Meet EV Charging Demand

    Originally posted as a FreeWire press release | Original Article FreeWire overcomes power and space limitations of ultrafast EV charging deployments with novel products backed by Envision AESC battery technology. FreeWire Technologies, an innovative electric vehicle (EV) charging and power solutio...

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    XL Fleet Launches Pilot Program with Essential Utilities, Inc. to Electrify its Utility Fleet

    Originally posted as an XL Fleet press release | Original Article Leading Water/Wastewater/Natural Gas Corporation Serving 5 Million People Across 10 States is Deploying XL Fleet’s Hybrid Electric Drive System on its Most Popular GM Fleet Vehicles After Successful Trial BOSTON, December 11, ...

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    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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