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Category: Green

XL’s Electrified Ford F-250 Notches CARB Approval

XL’s Electrified Ford F-250 Notches CARB Approval

| August 21, 2018

XL, a leader in connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, announced it has received approval from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to sell hybrid electric Ford F-250 pickup trucks in California, marking the 14th CARB executive order achieved by the company.  XL has earned the highest number of CARB executive orders […]

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Brazil Beer Company Ambev Plans to Buy 1,600 Electric Trucks 

Brazil Beer Company Ambev Plans to Buy 1,600 Electric Trucks 

| August 21, 2018

Brazilian beer maker Ambev plans to buy 1,600 Volkswagen electric trucks, making it the largest fleet of its kind in Brazil. It’s good timing considering the new policy, which came into effect this month that would  exempt electric trucks  from new fixed minimum freight fares for diesel truckers. Roberto Cortes, Chief Executive of Volkswagen’s bus and […]

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New Tropos Electric Low-Speed Vehicle Range Now Up to 160 Miles

New Tropos Electric Low-Speed Vehicle Range Now Up to 160 Miles

| August 16, 2018

Continuing to lead the street-legal, electric low-speed vehicle (LSV) market in the United States, Tropos Motors has released the new extended Range, ABLE XR. Powered by a 26 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, the ABLE XR sports four times more range of up to 160 miles, compared to the standard ABLE configurations, and nearly three times farther than […]

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New Ultra-Low Emission HD Natural Gas Trucks in California

New Ultra-Low Emission HD Natural Gas Trucks in California

| August 15, 2018

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and Food Express, Inc. (FXI) has announced the addition of 11 new ultra-low emission natural gas trucks to the FXI fleet.   The company, with the assistance of SoCalGas, applied for and received $1.1 million in grant funding for the new trucks which have started making deliveries.  The company has an additional 35 trucks […]

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Meet an Award Winning Electric Bus Blood-Donation Center

Meet an Award Winning Electric Bus Blood-Donation Center

| August 14, 2018

Meet the world’s first mobile blood donation center in an emission-free electric bus – the Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE electric. The vehicle was built on the basis of a Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE electric -the model that started a series of eco-friendly, electric vehicles made by the Bolechowo-based bus maker. The Solaris Urbino 8.9 LE […]

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BYD Wins Electric Vehicle Contracts in Georgia

BYD Wins Electric Vehicle Contracts in Georgia

| August 14, 2018

BYD (Build Your Dreams) has been selected as one of the suppliers for the State of Georgia’s Statewide Contracts for Public Mass Transit & Transportation Vehicles, specifically for battery-electric buses.   The resulting statewide contract will be a “convenience” source for all State of Georgia governmental entities, including but not limited to state offices, agencies, departments, […]

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