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’s MARTA orders 6 Xcelsior CHARGE 40-foot electric buses from New Flyer

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announced that the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has awarded New Flyer with a new order for six Xcelsior CHARGE zero-emission, battery-electric forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. MARTA is among the largest transit systems in the US, providing public transit to the Atlanta metropolitan region and delivering 116 million passenger trips per year.


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Atlanta gets $5.4 million to buy its first electric commuter buses


million in federal grant funding will be awarded to the Atlanta-Region Transit Link Authority to purchase electric buses. more… The post Atlanta gets $5.4 US Senators Jon Ossoff (D-GA) and Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) announced late today that more than $5.4

July 2019 Metro Atlanta Electric Vehicle Headlines

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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.

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

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. The new stations, announced on Monday, are installed in the Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead

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. The new stations, announced on Monday, are installed in the Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead

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.

Georgia gets first solar roadway in the US

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Located in the Atlanta metropolitan area, Peachtree Corners installed solar panels in a section of its Technology Parkway, which also functions as an autonomous-vehicle testing lane, according to a press release from the.

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Eco real estate

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Christopher Matos-Rogers’ Tesla parked outside the Atlanta Realtors Center. When Christopher Matos-Rogers launched a new career as an Atlanta-area real estate agent a decade ago, he had just spent five years as a marine biologist and he knew what was up with climate change.

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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Cummins joins push for hydrogen fuel-cell semis with demonstrator

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Cummins, a name synonymous with heavy-duty hauling, has shown a hydrogen-powered Class 8 semi concept at the 2019 North America Commercial Vehicle Show (NACV) in Atlanta. Its concept truck includes a proton exchange membrane fuel cell from Hydrogenics, which Cummins recently acquired. The truck was designed for a 90-kW fuel cell, but this can be

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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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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.

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.

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Porsche Digital spins off e-mobility company “&Charge” to promote electric mobility

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A further six locations are distributed worldwide in Berlin, Barcelona, Tel Aviv, Shanghai, Atlanta and Palo Alto in Silicon Valley. Porsche Digital has spun off its own company in the field of e-mobility, thereby expanding its digital business portfolio.

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Autotrader Names 10 Best Electric Cars for 2021

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During Earth Month 2021, the search for a new battery-powered vehicle just got easier ATLANTA, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The electric vehicle (EV) boom is about to go into overdrive as auto manufacturers increasingly prioritize the electrification of their vehicle fleets and shoppers express their openness to making the switch.

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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SK Innovation accelerates hiring at its first US-based EV battery site in Georgia

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With the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and City of Commerce, SK Innovation plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two electric vehicle battery plants being built in Commerce, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta.

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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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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. Hyundai Motor Company and H 2 Energy set up its joint venture (JV), Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility, in April 2019. Earlier post.)

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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

2018 97

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

Tesla Model 3 – Four Day Test Drive Review

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Originally posted on Atlanta Electric Vehicle Development Coalition : Tesla Model 3 – Four Day Test Drive Review On my last trip to the Bay area, I was lucky enough to score a rental of a brand new Tesla Model 3… EV Charging Stations

2018 52

Ozinga Energy and Ingevity to field adsorbed natural gas bi-fuel pickup

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SoCalGas (of Sempra Energy) in California and Atlanta Gas Light in Georgia announced demonstration fleets in 2019. Ingevity and Ozinga Energy are partnering to begin a field demonstration of adsorbed natural gas (ANG) bi-fuel pickup trucks. Developed by Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc.

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Lyft commits to 100% EVs by 2030

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Last year Lyft launched hundreds of EVs onto the Lyft platform through Express Drive in Seattle, Atlanta, and Denver. Ridesharing company Lyft—in collaboration with Environmental Defense Fund—has commited to reach 100% electric vehicles on the Lyft platform by 2030.

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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.

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. For both light duty and buses, AMPLY found Atlanta’s DPGe for fleet vehicles to be $1.85. a range that can be twice as expensive or 25% cheaper than Atlanta depending on how charging the fleet is managed.

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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

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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. New research by George Mason University found that exposure to certain air pollutants is linked to increased emergency department (ED) visits for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases.

2018 285

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

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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

ARPA-E awarding $9.4M to 4 projects focused on removing sulfur hexafluoride from US grid

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Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Ga.; The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has selected four projects to receive a combined $9.4 million to develop technology focused on removing sulfur hexafluoride (SF 6 )from the US power grid. SF 6 has been the standard gas used inside high voltage electrical equipment as an insulating and arc-quenching medium.

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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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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.

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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. Cummins’ strategy is to provide its customers with a broad portfolio of power options, from diesel and natural gas, hybrids, to battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell solutions.

2019 213

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

2012 108

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.

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Initial positive results of C-V2X connected school zone and buses pilot; now fine-tuning

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The initial deployment is taking place in Alpharetta, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb where Applied Information develops next-generation communications technology with connected infrastructure throughout its 78.5-square-mile testing zone, including more than 130 connected traffic signals.

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. Volume-normalized DTT consumption rates for in-vehicle filters that were collected during 2-h commutes in Atlanta (light blue and dark blue data points) and 23-h roadside data measured in Atlanta during the same time period (red data points).

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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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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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Tech Salaries Jump in San Diego, Plunge in Dallas

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New York City tech salaries slipped slight as well, but the biggest drops came in Dallas and Atlanta. The large salary dips seen in Dallas and Atlanta may have been due to tech workers accepting regional salary adjustments, Pisano speculated.