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Category: Transit News

$16M for Commercial Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Awarded in Seconds

$16M for Commercial Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Awarded in Seconds

| June 24, 2022

California Leads the Nation with its EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles Project, Providing Incentives for Zero-Emission Fleet Charging Infrastructure Equipment Demonstrating the high demand for charging infrastructure among electric-vehicle fleet owners, Energy Infrastructure Incentives for Zero-Emission Commercial Vehicles (EnergIIZE) Electric Vehicle (EV) Fast Track’s funding allocation of $16.24M was fully subscribed within seconds of opening. The EnergIIZE Commercial Vehicles […]

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New Type of Vehicle Developed by Einride Gets NHTSA Approval to Operate on U.S. Public Road

New Type of Vehicle Developed by Einride Gets NHTSA Approval to Operate on U.S. Public Road

| June 24, 2022

Approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration marks the first time a purpose-built autonomous, electric truck without a driver on board receives public road permission Freight technology company Einride has received approval from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to operate its Autonomous Electric Transport (AET) vehicles on U.S. public roads. With this approval, Einride will […]

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Gemini Motor Announces Plan for a Fleet of Autonomous Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks, Disrupting Long-Haul Logistics

Gemini Motor Announces Plan for a Fleet of Autonomous Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks, Disrupting Long-Haul Logistics

| June 23, 2022

Autonomously Driven Trucks Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells Significantly Increase Operational Efficiency and Accelerate Decarbonization in the Transportation Industry Gemini Motor Company announced its plans to launch a fleet of autonomous hydrogen fuel cell trucks by 2025. The first prototype is currently under development and will be available for testing next year. California-based Gemini Motor […]

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ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in May

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Rose 0.5% in May

| June 22, 2022

Transition in the freight market continued in May with the index hitting the second highest level since the pandemic started American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased 0.5% in May after falling 1.4% in April. In May, the index equaled 117.1 (2015=100) versus 116.5 in April. “The transition in the […]

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Iteris Selected By City Of Baton Rouge For Smart Mobility, Safety And Sustainability Initiative

Iteris Selected By City Of Baton Rouge For Smart Mobility, Safety And Sustainability Initiative

| June 21, 2022

Iteris’ video and radar detection systems will be deployed at over 200 key signalized intersections, representing almost 50% of signalized intersections in the city Iteris, Inc. technology ecosystem for smart mobility infrastructure management, has been awarded a $3.2 million-contract by the City of Baton Rouge for a smart mobility, safety and sustainability initiative, demonstrating demand for Iteris’ advanced […]

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ONE OF AMERICA’S LARGEST ELECTRIC BUS FLEETS REVEALS OPERATING COSTS OF EV BUSES

ONE OF AMERICA’S LARGEST ELECTRIC BUS FLEETS REVEALS OPERATING COSTS OF EV BUSES

| June 20, 2022

USING WIRELESS CHARGERS FROM MOMENTUM DYNAMICS IS HALF OF A DIESEL-FUELED BUS  With three solid years of regular daily operation, Link Transit’s electric buses are proving their worth, according to Richard DeRock, General Manager of the Wenatchee, Washington, public transit agency. Now with 12 electric buses in operation, all using wireless chargers installed by Momentum Dynamics, the […]

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