BYD unveils first 45' battery-electric commuter coach bus

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BYD has deployed more than 137 battery-electric buses across the country to customers including LA Metro, Los Angeles Department of Transportation, Stanford University, UCLA, UC San Francisco, UC Irvine, Anaheim Resort Transportation, Long Beach Transit, Denver Regional Transportation District, City of Albuquerque, SolTrans, SunLine Transit, Link Transit, COMO Connect, Antelope Valley Transit Authority, and others across North America. 
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Daimler Trucks’ Autonomous Technology Group adding testing center in New Mexico

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Now, the Autonomous Technology Group will extend its testing to New Mexico by building up a new testing center in Albuquerque. According to the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the tonnage of goods shipped by trucks in the US increased by 56% in the past decade.

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Overwhelming response by cities across the country to USDOT Smart City Challenge

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US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that 77 cities submitted applications for the first-of-its-kind US Department of Transportation (USDOT) Smart City Challenge. Medium-sized cities from across the country from Reno to Rochester and Anchorage to Albuquerque represent the depth and breadth of this challenge. The USDOT will award the winning city up to $40 million to implement bold, data-driven ideas that make transportation safer, easier, and more reliable.

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USDOT announces $84.9M through Lo-No program to expand advanced bus technologies

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The US Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $84.9 The Anaheim Transportation Network will receive funds to purchase advanced battery-electric buses. Regional Transportation District. District Department of Transportation. The District Department of Transportation will receive funds to purchase battery electric buses, which will replace diesel vehicles that are reaching the end of their useful life.

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UPS makes largest purchase of renewable natural gas yet in the US: 170M gallon equivalents over 7 years

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Since RNG is supported by existing national infrastructure used to transport natural gas, it’s a winning solution that will help UPS to reach our ambitious sustainability goals. UPS fueling stations in Albuquerque, N.M.; UPS announced an agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to purchase 170 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) through 2026.

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BYD unveils North America’s largest electric bus factory; capacity for up to 1,500 vehicles annually

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The growth of BYD Coach and Bus reflects a rapid transition to electric transportation and will allow BYD to build up to 1,500 battery-electric buses annually. BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, unveiled its expanded battery-electric bus manufacturing facility in Lancaster, California—North America’s largest.

Alliance AutoGas launches 5300-mile, 12-city Coast-to-Coast Clean Air Ride with converted F-150

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The event is being hosted by the Metropolitan Energy Center/Kansas City Regional Clean Cities in conjunction with Veolia/Kansas City Transportation Group and Alliance AutoGas. Alliance AutoGas member Pinnacle Propane will also be hosting 3 additional stops in Albuquerque, NM, Oklahoma City, OK, and Little Rock, AR, in conjunction with local Clean Cities Coalition partners.

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US Public Transit Ridership in 2008 At Highest Level in 52 years; 10.7B Trips

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billion trips on public transportation in 2008, the highest level of ridership in 52 years and a modern ridership record, according to a report released by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). increase over the number of trips taken in 2007 on public transportation, while at the same time, vehicle miles traveled (VMT) declined by 3.6% in 2008, according to the US Department of Transportation. APTA Public Transportation Ridership Statistics

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Obama Administration launches series of actions to accelerate EV adoption; inc. $4.5B in loan guarantees, pursuing 350 kW fast charge

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The collaboration, forged by the White House in partnership with DOE and the Department of Transportation (DOT), the US Air Force and US Army, and the Environmental Protection Agency, is centered on a set of Guiding Principles to Promote Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure. Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA).

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DOE Selects Laboratory-led Projects for up to $11M to Support Development of Advanced Water Power Technologies

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Sandia National Laboratories (Albuquerque, New Mexico), along with partners from universities and other national laboratories, will evaluate hydrokinetic device designs and performance, develop hydrodynamic theoretical and numerical models to create design codes for use by industry; and conduct basic research in materials, coatings, adhesives, and manufacturing to increase the reliability and cost-effectiveness of marine and hydrokinetic devices.

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INRIX analysis identifies top 10 US cities for highly autonomous vehicles; prioritizing corridors for deployment

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INRIX, a leading global connected car services and transportation analytics company, has created a scalable and customizable scoring system to prioritize corridors for the deployment of highly autonomous vehicles (HAVs). Albuquerque. —Bob Pishue, transportation analyst at INRIX.

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US DOE Awarding Up To $62M for Concentrating Solar Power Research and Development

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A specialized molten salt transport system will then move the high-temperature fluid to a molten-salt steam generator that produces electricity. Albuquerque, NM – up to $4.3 Wilson TurboPower is utilizing a small transportable turbine power system in a modular CSP solar power tower configuration.

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DOE Awards Up to $6.9M to Nine Projects for Shale Gas and Coalbed Methane Production

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The objective of this project is to develop a modeling system that will allow operators and regulators to plan all aspects of water management associated with shale gas development, including water supply, transport, storage, use, recycling, and disposal. Albuquerque, N.M. The Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has selected nine new projects targeting environmental tools and technology for shale gas and coalbed methane (CBM) production.

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