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Category: Green

Port of Long Beach, Goes Green with Electric Trucks

Port of Long Beach, Goes Green with Electric Trucks

| July 11, 2018

A $31.3 million fleet of 20 heavy-duty zero-emission electric trucks will be developed by Daimler, the world’s largest manufacturer of big rigs, and deployed at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles in a pilot project officials said is one of the largest such transportation initiatives under way at the ports complex. “This is […]

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BYD and Generate Capital to Partner ON  Electric Bus Leasing 

BYD and Generate Capital to Partner ON  Electric Bus Leasing 

| July 10, 2018

Generate Capital, Inc., a leading financier, owner, and operator of distributed infrastructure, announced a joint venture to launch the first electric bus leasing program of its kind in the United States in partnership with BYD Motors, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles.  The numbers are sizeable: $200 million will be allocated to this pioneering lease […]

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Hyliion Acquires Battery Entity for Hybrid Electric Long-Haul Trucks

Hyliion Acquires Battery Entity for Hybrid Electric Long-Haul Trucks

| July 10, 2018

Hyliion has announced the acquisition of its new battery division. By way of background, Hyliion’s hybrid electric technology is, according to the company, the only solution that instantly transforms any Class 8 truck into a diesel hybrid electric to lower fuel consumption and reduce emissions. The battery system was already a critical component of Hyliion’s 6x4HE […]

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11 EV Charging Stations Installed in Tompkins County, NY State

11 EV Charging Stations Installed in Tompkins County, NY State

| July 9, 2018

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)  announced that Tompkins County has installed 11 new electric vehicle charging stations to support its goal of becoming the first Electric Vehicle Model County in New York State.  The installations are part of the state’s Electric Vehicle Accelerator initiative, a pilot project to help municipalities […]

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$400 Million from the VW Mitigation Trust For All-electric Buses

$400 Million from the VW Mitigation Trust For All-electric Buses

| July 9, 2018

GreenPower Motor Company Inc. (TSXV: GPV) (OTCQX: GPVRF) has announced that 10 States have recently released their proposed mitigation plans with $400 million available to purchase new all-electric school, transit and shuttle buses from the VW Mitigation Trust.  The Trust provides $2.9 Billion to implement approved air pollution mitigation initiatives in the 50 States, Puerto Rico and […]

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BYD Class-6 Refuse Hauler Tapped by Utah Clean Cities Coalition

BYD Class-6 Refuse Hauler Tapped by Utah Clean Cities Coalition

| July 2, 2018

  Build Your Dreams (BYD), a leading manufacturer of consumer electric and commercial / industrial vehicles, has been selected by the Utah Clean Cities Coalition (UCC) to showcase its Class-6 electric refuse hauler.  As part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) vehicle technologies program, which is designed to reduce petroleum consumption, the UCC supports […]

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