Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport adds two BYD electric buses

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has aded two BYD battery-electric buses. Atlanta is one of three airports to purchase BYD buses and has reduced its emissions by 70 metric tons since the launch of its two buses.

Atlanta gets its first ChargePoint electric car charging stations

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The ChargePoint network is making its first entry in the Atlanta market, with six electric car charging stations installed by Lanier Parking Solutions.

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Atlanta's Success In Electric-Car Sales Highlights Incentives Role

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While West Coast cities have a reputation for electric-car friendliness, there''s also an Eastern success story--one in which purchase incentives play a major role. Georgia offers buyers of new electric cars a tax credit of up to $5,000--among the highest offered by any state--which is on top of the $7,500 income-tax credit offered by the Federal

Nissan to bring electric vehicles to Atlanta

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It’s hosted the Olympics and the Superbowl in the past – and now Atlanta will be home to electric vehicles. Nissan North America has entered into an agreement with Clean Cities Atlanta (CC-A) to promote the development of electric vehicles in the state. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan Atlanta Atlanta Georgia electric vehicles Nissan LEAF

Nissan partnering with Clean Cities-Atlanta on EVs

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NNA) is entering into an agreement with Clean Cities-Atlanta (CC-A) to promote the development of electric vehicles and an electric-charging network. The agreement adds Atlanta to a growing network of electric vehicle initiatives across the United States and around the world. Nissan North America, Inc.

Atlanta gets its first ChargePoint electric car charging stations

National Green Transportation

The ChargePoint network is making its first entry in the Atlanta market, with six electric car charging stations installed by Lanier Parking Solutions.

Golf Carts: Peachtree City, Georgia

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which turns out to be a suburb of Atlanta There are golf carts all over Heaven.

Charging the Best Car To Buy nominees: A drama in three acts

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East Ellijay, Georgia, might be considered part of the outermost exurbs north of metro Atlanta, or a gateway to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, where in October Internet Brands Automotive editors rounded up the cohort of Best Car To Buy nominees for Green Car Reports, Motor Authority, and The Car Connection. A charging station there was. Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy 2020

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Porsche Taycan electric car covers 2,100 miles in 24 hours

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Covering 2,128 miles around the circuit in a day carried the car about the distance from Los Angeles to Atlanta. On the road to putting its first electric car into production, Porsche ran the Taycan for 24 hours straight at Italy's Nardo test circuit. The test primarily demonstrated the capability of the Taycan's new 800-volt charging system

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Electric-Car Charging: 15 Hours In Jail For 5 Cents Of Power

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Charging an electric car at the first available power source can have unfortunate consequences, as an Atlanta-area Nissan Leaf driver recently found out. MORE: Your Ultimate Guide To Electric-Car Charging Etiquette Atlanta''s 11Alive Beware of unfamiliar outlets. As always, though, there''s more to the story than the first live-TV report indicates.

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range: first drive review of 310-mile electric car

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” That pair of sentences perfectly summarized the several hours we spent last month with the 2018 Tesla Model 3 kindly loaned to us by reader Jeff Southern of Atlanta. “The Tesla Model S was a moment. The Model 3 is a product.” We’d covered more than 100 miles on a variety of highways, back roads, and suburban stop-and-go. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Electrified cars start down the pay-per-month road

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A few taps at a smartphone will soon cue up white-gloved same-day delivery of a shiny, new Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid—if you happen to be in Atlanta. The Netflix of cars is finally here, although it's a bit more than than $11 you'll pay to binge watch "Entourage." MORE: 2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid: review of plug-in hybrid SUV Starting

Some Tesla Model 3 cars haunted by "phantom touch" and "vampire draw"

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The phantom touch is what Green Car Reports reader Jeff Southern of Atlanta suffered in his car before he invited us to drive it for our full review. At this point, the variable build quality of early Tesla Model 3 electric cars has been well documented. One of the main issues is the "phantom touch" on the car's all-important central display. Quality plug-in cars Touchscreen Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Fight To Watch: Georgia Plans To Alter Electric-Car Tax Credit

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Over the last two years, the metropolitan Atlanta area has become one of the single best sales regions for the Nissan Leaf electric car. That''s due to a $5,000 Georgia state tax credit for the purchase of a battery-electric vehicle, which can be used to cut state income-tax liability over one, two, or three years. The electric-car incentive has

Hyundai’s Hydrogen Mobility Solution wins 2020 Truck Innovation Award

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Last month, Hyundai revealed its commercial truck mobility vision at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show in Atlanta, Ga. Hyundai Motor’s Hydrogen Mobility Solution has won the second International Truck of the Year (IToY) Truck Innovation Award.

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Will Georgia's $5,000 Electric-Car Tax Credit Be Axed In 2015?

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Among the most generous state incentives in the nation, Georgia''s credit has put the metropolitan Atlanta area among the top areas where electric cars are sold and widely used. Early this year, we wrote about efforts in the Georgia state legislature to kill the state''s $5,000 income-tax credit for purchasing a battery-electric vehicle.

Will Georgia Kill Its $5,000 Tax Credit For Electric-Car Purchases?

Green Car Reports

Legislation proposed by Representative Chuck Martin last Thursday night would end the $5,000 electric-vehicle tax credit by April 1, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports. For Georgia electric-car owners, things aren''t looking too peachy this week. The credit--among the highest offered by any state--applies to new electric-car purchases or

It’s #TimeForUnrest Because My Friend Liz Deserves A Life Outside Her Bedroom

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In this heartbreaking piece Liz wrote just last month she says, I live in Atlanta, a city of 5.8 I met 12 year old Liz Burlingame in 1980 back when I was 23 years old and didn’t like kids.

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Porsche launches carbon offset program in US

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million miles of driving this year by 425 vehicles in its fleets at the Porsche Experience Centers in Atlanta and Los Angeles, as well as cars in the Porsche Passport subscription service and Porsche Drive short-term rental programs. The two Experience Centers are popular destinations, with more than 335,000 visitors combined since opening in 2015 in Atlanta and 2016 in LA. Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

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ECOtality Offering Free Electric Car Charging Stations: Is Your City Included?

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That's the aim of ECOtality, as it offers Blink chargers at an increasingly wide range of sites, with Philadelphia, Chicago and Atlanta the latest cities joining the list. Wherever you charge your electric car, it's nice to have access to the latest equipment and a good network of charging sites. Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt-owning residents and

AMPLY Power: Top 25 US cities could save avg. 37% on fuel costs by switching to electric vehicles and buses; up to 60% with managed charging

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In the study, AMPLY suggests that rates structures in the Top 25 Metros are best understood by comparing two cities with drastically different rate design: Atlanta and San Francisco: For the most part, Atlanta’s pricing structure minimally provides an optimization incentive.

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Cummins unveils hydrogen fuel cell truck as tech demonstrator

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unveiled a heavy-duty truck with fuel cell and battery electric power at the 2019 North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta. Cummins Inc.

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Study links air pollution to increased emergency department visits for heart and lung disease

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cities including Atlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL; Dallas, TX; Pittsburgh, PA; St. While most past studies were conducted on a single-city level, this study looked at pollution across five cities: Atlanta, Birmingham, Dallas, Pittsburgh, and St.

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Electric car owner charged with theft of around 5 cents of electricity

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CBS Atlanta reports that Kaveh Kamooneh plugged in his electric [.].

ChargePoint ranks US metro areas for EV friendliness; SF Bay Area still on top

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Austin fell to the number-six ranking after having held the number-four spot on the 2013 list; Washington, DC and Boston, MA fell from the ninth and tenth spots, respectively, while EV infrastructure growth and registrations propelled Atlanta and Denver into the top 10. Atlanta, GA. ChargePoint—the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network—released a list of the top 10 friendliest metropolitan areas in the US for EV drivers.

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AT&T unveils two major initiatives for the connected car market

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AT&T announced two major initiatives for the connected car market: a connected car center in Atlanta, called the AT&T Drive Studio; and a modular, global automotive platform called AT&T Drive. Located in Atlanta, the more than 5,000-square foot AT&T Drive Studio features working garage bays, a speech lab, a full showroom to exhibit the latest innovations, conference facilities, and much more.

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Here Wheego Again: Another China-Made Car To Arrive Late

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of Atlanta, Georgia, aimed to introduce its tiny electric vehicle by the end of 2010. Here Wheego again. Pardon the pun, but another China-made car is late to the starting gate. Wheego Electric Cars Inc. But dealers are still waiting for the EV, which Wheego president Jeff Boyd now says will begin shipping by January 21. BYD and Coda, two other

Wheego Ships First LiFe Electric Car on Earth Day

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Late last week a couple in Atlanta, Georgia became the first owners of the latest battery electric car to hit the roads, the 2011 Wheego LiFe. Handed over to commemorate Earth Day 2011, the small electric car which bears a passing resemblance to the 2011 Smart ForTwo electric drive is the first highway capable car from the small automaker.

Eaton introduces new Flex Power Distribution Unit for commercial electric vehicles

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The Flex PDU will be introduced on 29 October at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in Atlanta, Georgia.

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INRIX study identifies routes with greatest potential for e-VTOL services

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By analyzing trillions of anonymous data points from hundreds of millions of connected devices, INRIX Research identified the current routes with the greatest market potential in the Atlanta, Austin, Boston and San Francisco metropolitan areas. Among the findings: Atlanta. Atlanta is characterized by low-density suburbs, expansive highway networks, and low transit user-ship.

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Wheego CEO Says Electric-Car Company Survives ?Hand to Mouth?

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Atlanta-based Wheego Electric Cars Inc may have just delivered its first all-electric two-seat LiFe, but it is also fighting for its life. Talking candidly to Lindsay Chappell from Automotive News, Wheego CEO Mike McQuary painted a bleak picture of the firm and its future. “My constraint is primarily capital,” McQuary said

Study finds in-car rush-hour exposure to some particulate pollution twice as high as previously thought

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A new study, part of the Atlanta Commuter Exposures (ACE) Study, has assessed on-roadway in-cabin particulate pollution (PM 2.5 ) collected from scripted rush hour commutes on highways and on non-highway side streets.

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Hyundai Motor previews HDC-6 NEPTUNE fuel-cell-electric truck concept and trailer

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Known for its leadership in fuel cell technology with integrated capabilities for the passenger and commercial vehicle markets, HMC will debut its latest commercial truck concept during this year’s North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta.

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H ere at Plug in Partners we've added three new cities Atlanta, GA Trenton, NJ Urbana, IL Membership now includes over 630 partners, including 73 cities, 36 counties and local governments, 177 electric utilities, and 38 environmental groups.

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UPS to add 40 series hydraulic hybrid vehicles to its fleet

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UPS is deploying 40 new medium-duty series hydraulic hybrid vehicles (HHVs): 20 in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. The HHVs in Baltimore will be deployed immediately while the vehicles in Atlanta will be introduced before the end of 2012.

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More than 1,000 fuel stations offering E15 in US

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Many of these are in major metropolitan areas including: Atlanta, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Growth Energy announced that more than 1,000 fuel stations around the US are offering E15—a fuel with 15% ethanol—more than doubling the number of stations from the same time last year. E15 is cleaner and cooler burning fuel that works well for cars model 2001 and newer and typically saves up to 10 cents per gallon.

Tuning Porsche's 911 GT3 R Hybrid Race Car: It's All Software

Green Car Reports

Road Atlanta -- Two days before the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid competes for the first time on U.S. soil, the head of its development team said the company plans further development of the technology. Dr. Daniel Armbruster, whose official title is manager of the motorsports development process for the car, admitted that Porsche had done little

Electrify America releases $300M Cycle 2 national ZEV investment plan; metro charging, autonomous charging, renewable generation

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Electrify America will invest in metro-based direct current fast charging (DCFC) stations in 18 metro areas, including these new metro areas in Cycle 2: Atlanta, Baltimore, Honolulu, Las Vegas and Phoenix.

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Eaton to launch a purpose-built, heavy-duty transmission for Class 7, 8 electric commercial vehicles

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The announcement will be made at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) in Atlanta, Georgia.

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FTA awards almost $16.6M to coordinate fuel cell bus research

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million to the Center for Transportation and the Environment in Atlanta and $10.17 Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; Proterra, Greenville, SC; Ballard Power Systems Inc., Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; BJCTA - Birmingham, AL; EV America, Chattanooga, TN; UAB- Birmingham, AL; Ballard Power Systems, Lowell, MA; Altairnano, Reno, NV. Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; CapMetro, Austin, TX; Proterra, Greenville, SC. Partners: CTE, Atlanta, GA; Embedded Power Controls, Salem, VA.

Karma using independent dealers and company centers for launch or Revero plug-in hybrid

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Karma Atlanta. Classic Atlanta. Karma Automotive’s planned distribution strategy will use both independent dealers and also company owned brand-experience centers to sell and service the new high-end Revero plug-in hybrid. The company said it has been curating best-in-class dealers in key markets in preparation for the Revero going on sale later this year.

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Transit and transportation agencies form national Automated Bus Consortium; initial purchase of 75-100 automated buses

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An association of transit and transportation agencies has formed the Automated Bus Consortium (Consortium), a collaboration designed to investigate the feasibility of implementing pilot automated bus projects across the United States. Created by AECOM, a fully integrated infrastructure firm, the Consortium intends to accelerate the deployment of automated transit technologies and will combine the purchasing power and collaborative decision-making of these founding transit agencies nationwide.

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Flying first class on a single domestic round trip can contribute more greenhouse gas emissions than a year of driving

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by Michael Sivak. This analysis examined the effect of flight distance on greenhouse gas emissions per passenger, and compared emissions from flying different distances with annual emissions from driving.

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