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Category: Green

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Expected to Rise 50%

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Expected to Rise 50%

| September 21, 2017

A new report anticipates that plug-in electric vehicle sales in North America will rise 50% over 2016 levels.  While PEV sales are expected to grow quickly in states with zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) mandates, states and provinces with desirable PEV incentives, less stringent vehicle capability and range requirements, and positive demographic characteristics related to PEVs are […]

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Interest in Electric Trucks and Tractors Rolls Big

Interest in Electric Trucks and Tractors Rolls Big

| September 20, 2017

Following a quarter heavily driven by automated manual transmissions, the third quarter of 2017 has been focused to electric power, according to reports from Americas Commercial Transportation (ACT) Research and Rhein Associates. Three different companies have recently made significant announcements in the electric vehicle industry: Cummins Inc. stunned the trucking industry with the launch of […]

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MA State Agencies Boost Bolt-on Hybrid Technology to 52 Fleet Vehicles

MA State Agencies Boost Bolt-on Hybrid Technology to 52 Fleet Vehicles

| September 19, 2017

XL Hybrids, a leader in connected fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, announced that its XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System will be installed in 52 vehicles that serve five Massachusetts state agency fleets. The hybrid-electric vehicles will be deployed at the Department of Conservation and Recreation, Massachusetts Environmental Police, Department of Correction, Department […]

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Daimler Scores First U.S. Customer for Electric Delivery Truck — UPS

Daimler Scores First U.S. Customer for Electric Delivery Truck — UPS

| September 18, 2017

UPS  announced it will place in service three medium-duty electric trucks from Daimler Trucks Fuso brand, called the eCanter, becoming the first commercial customer in the U.S. to use this series-produced vehicle. The new EV trucks build on UPS’s Rolling Laboratory fleet of more than 8,500 alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles. “At UPS, we constantly evaluate […]

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Tesla Plans to Unveil Electric Semi Truck

Tesla Plans to Unveil Electric Semi Truck

| September 15, 2017

Tesla is on the verge of entering a new market, moving beyond its bread and butter business of high-end electric sedans and crossovers into the world of heavy-duty electric semi trucks. Following recent pushes from regulators in China, Europe and California who want auto and truck manufactures to deliver a broader range of zero-emission vehicles, […]

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Electric Taxis Charge to London’s Financial District

Electric Taxis Charge to London’s Financial District

| September 5, 2017

The iconic London taxi may be a thing of the past, but with the addition of new technologies, the new versions will be greener and quieter than ever. Here’s an update: The City of London is looking at new taxi stands reserved for electric vehicles near the offices of Lloyds Banking Group Plc. and Macquarie […]

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